We are very excited that Sujai (pronounced “;Su-Hi”;) has decided to join our staff after completing her clinical internship with us in 2021-2022. Sujai completed her MA in Counseling Psychology with a generalist concentration, and she is currently working on a three part certification in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). Regarding what drew her to the mental health field, Sujai says that she is passionate about helping patients find their voice. She also enjoys being able to provide a safe space where people can feel heard, understood and validated. She works from an attachment systemic framework and utilizes other techniques and interventions based on what will work for the patient.
Education and Experience
Sujai completed her undergraduate degree (BA) from Northern Illinois University and her graduate degree from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Prior to working at Guada Psych Services, Sujai taught parenting skills and worked in-depth with families in need of mental health services. She also ran anger management groups where she taught people how to manage their frustration, especially in difficult situations.
Sujai is fluent in Spanish, and her ability to work in two languages combined with her professionalism and therapeutic skill set has proven very worthwhile to her patients.
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