Last updated: 9/10/2011

Susan Ellsworth Shaw, LCSW-C, BCD, QCSW (410) 535-4081
Last Updated: 9/10/2011

Years of Experience: 35

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


MD - LCSW-C [02527]

Credentials and Certifications:
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work (ABECSW)
Board Certified Diplomate (BCD)
Certified Social Worker (CSW)
Child and Adolescent Therapist
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (DCSW)
Divorce Mediator
Qualified Clinical Social Worker (QCSW)
Social Work Supervisor
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical (LCSW)

Office and Contact Information
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Susan Ellsworth Shaw, LCSW-C, BCD, QCSW
Huntingtown, MD 20639  

(410) 535-4081

Contact: Susan Ellsworth Shaw

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: By appointment
Sun: By appointment
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: N/A
Weekends: N/A

Home Visits
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Skype, etc.)

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Addictions/Substance Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Couple or Marital Issues Depression Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Pain Management Parenting Issues Physical Illness/Impairment Psychosomatic Self Abuse Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Adoption/Foster Care Aging Asperger's Syndrome Attachment Disorders Autism Spectrum Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Developmental Disability Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Elder Abuse Factitious Disorders (Munchausen Syndrome) Firesetting Forensic Gender Identity Immigration/Newcomer Infertility Learning Disabilities Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Neurological Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Personality Disorders Phobias Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Runaways Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns Tourette's Disorder Traumatic Brain Injury
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Advocacy Case Management Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Evaluation/Diagnostic Holistic Information and Referral Long-Term Outreach Parent Guidance Prevention Psychodynamic Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Systemic Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Other theoretical approaches:
Behavioral Coaching Dream Work or Analysis Education Consultation Feminist Forensic Evaluation Geriatric Consultation Guardian ad Litem Humanistic Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Mediation Occupational Therapy Play Therapy Psycho-Educational Sex Therapy Sports Psychology
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Individual Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Online Therapy
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Children (6-12) Preschool (Under 6) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Cancer Patients Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness Grandparents Step Families
AIDS/HIV+ Alzheimer's Biracial Brain/Head Injured Disabled Gifted Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Offenders/Perpetrators Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Transgender Twins
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Jewish LDS/Mormon
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Hispanic Irish Native American
Professional Associations
American Red Cross Mental Health Disaster Action Team (DAT) National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $100
Couples: N/A
Group: $45
Family: $100

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: N/A

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Community Education
Crisis Intervention
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families
Prevention Programs