About the Therapist

Susan Kelsey is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor in private practice in Fremont, California. Susan's practice is limited to children of all ages - toddlers through teens. Susan specializes in the use of play to help children work through their challenges (see more about Play Therapy in the Parent section).

Susan is an internationally recognized speaker and presenter on subjects related to the quality treatment of children and adolescents. Susan has been featured in numerous parenting magazines as an expert on issues relating to children, and was interviewed on the local television news show, "Daybreak OC".  She is the author of "Therapy Has Gone to the Dogs! A Therapist's Guide to Animal Assisted Therapy."

Susan is very involved in her field. She founded and is past president of the Orange County Chapter of the California Association for Play Therapy (and served on their state Board of Directors), and continues to serve on several Boards of Directors of her Play Therapy and Marriage & Family professional associations.  She has also been an adjunct professor in the Play Therapy Certificate Program at University of California, San Diego and at Argosy University teaching "Counseling Children and Adolescents."

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To Schedule an Appointment,
please contact Susan at (800) 890-1962
or  via email at
[email protected]