Counselor/Social Worker

Susie Basler, new at Willow's PediatricsWe are pleased to announce that Susie Basler, MA, LMSW has joined us in providing in office treatment of psychological and behavioral problems. Susie has over 30 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families in a variety of settings, including as Director of Project Return in Westport and in an established private practice in Westport.

Susie received her Bachelor of Science at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, before receiving a Master of Social Work degree at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration.

She is experienced in the areas of anxiety reduction, adolescent psychology, and DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy). She has vast experience understanding the needs of teenagers, and a unique set of skills and knowledge of what works best when counseling adolescents and their parents. Susie is also passionate about working with and supporting pre-teens, and helping them thrive as they navigate any challenges and stresses.

We believe with Susie on our team, adolescents, pre-teens and their parents will find a warm and compassionate environment here at Willows to seek help and advice. If necessary, our patients seeing Susie can also work with our psychiatric nurse practitioner, Kirstin Anastasia, if an evaluation for medication is needed.

If you would like to make an appointment and meet Susie, please talk to your doctor, PA or nurse.