Susan Silver is a Psychotherapist at Wellington Counseling Group. She is a Gottman Institute-trained couples specialist who also treats individuals in all stages of life, helping them understand themselves better and feel more balanced, healthy, and confident. She specializes in helping people transition through periods of life, including dating, marriage, and bringing children into their lives, as well as on career changes, affairs, divorce, illness, and bereavement. Susan also has extensive experience in family advocacy, including adoption, surrogacy, learning differences, and disability. Susan works to help clients make sense of their relationships, emotions, and view of the world. She employs a variety of different methods, sometimes combining multiple schools of thought in order to best serve her clients. She serves whatever role her clients need - a sounding board, a champion, or a supportive presence. Her goal is to create a warm, collaborative, empathetic, and genuine environment that is conducive to drawing out insight and inviting change.
Many couples go into marriage looking at their in-laws as a threat. This isn’t necessarily true, and it’s detrimental to start things off on such a negative plane.15 September 2021