Susan Krauss, LCSW and Julie Wald, MSW, RYT

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Susan Krauss is a licensed psychotherapist who has worked with children, adults, and families for 20+ years. She is licensed in Connecticut and New York.

She earned a Bachelors Degree from Cornell University with a major in Child Development and Family Studies and a Masters in Social Work from New York University. She lives in Weston, CT with her husband, two sons, and two dogs.

Susan has worked in various settings counseling children from elementary through high school. She has conducted parenting support groups and developed/facilitated many types of therapeutic groups for children with various needs. She practices multiple therapeutic modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy and attachment focused family therapy.

Susan has vast experience counseling children struggling with Depression and Anxiety as well as those who have experienced Grief and Complex trauma (loss, illness, abuse, adoption), as well as those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD), Sensory Processing Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorder, and other psychological issues.

Susan also works with parents/adults supporting them through stage-of-life transitions such as going to college, the loss of a loved one, divorce, and empty nest syndrome.

Susan is particularly interested in supporting college students and has recently launched Boost! University as a way to offer virtual counseling to students across the country.

Julie Wald, MSW, RYT

A wellness practitioner for over 25  years Julie Wald, is the Founder, CEO and Chief Wellness Officer at Namaste Wellness and a mother of three.  Julie is also author of the bestselling wellness book titled “Inner Wealth – how wellness heals, nurtures and optimizes ultra-successful people
“. She holds a master’s degree in Social Work from New York University and began her career in 1995 as a clinical social worker treating adults, children and adolescents in mental health and healthcare settings. In the process of building her impressive mental health practice, Julie also pursued her personal wellness objectives and in doing so became a Certified Yoga Instructor, Meditation Teacher, Thai Bodyworker and Reiki Master. The mastery of these disciplines combined with her clinical training and experience in healthcare have proven to be invaluable assets to her professional path.