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Susan Lindau

Adjunct Professor Dept. of Adult Mental Health and Wellness

Focused on adults and healthy aging with expertise in mental health for severe cases.

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Susan Lindau
Email:  lindau@usc.edu
Phone:  +1 213.7409448
Rank:  Adjunct Faculty
Department:  Adult Mental Health and Wellness
Assignment:  Ground

Susan Lindau

Adjunct Professor Dept. of Adult Mental Health and Wellness

Focused on adults and healthy aging with expertise in mental health for severe cases.

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Biography

SUSAN LINDAU is a licensed clinical social worker whose experience ranges from policy development for the Department of Health and Human Services to a private practice working primarily with severely depressed, chronically suicidal individuals and assignments supporting service members and their families. She has been teaching since 2006 in the Mental Health concentration, as well as the Military Social Work sub-concentration. She writes a blog, Therapist of Last Resort, and her novel Comfort Food (available as a Kindle download) is being read by several agents.

Education

University of Southern California

M.F.A. 1990

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

M.S.W. 1972

University of South Carolina

B.A. 1965

Area of Expertise

  • Self-reliance
  • Cultural Considerations in Treatment of Mental Illness
  • Chronic and Persistent Mental Illness
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Severe Emotional Turmoil and Anxiety
  • Therapist of Last Resort
  • Military Families and Soldiers
  • Suicide
  • Families of Psychiatric Patients
  • Mindfulness

Industry Experience

  • Mental Health Care
  • Health Care - Services
  • Education/Learning
  • Health and Wellness
  • Health Care - Providers
  • Training and Development

Affiliations

  • Research Board at UCLA, Member

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