Last updated: 10/22/2008

Susanne Lorraine Nelson, MSW, ACSW, CSW-PIP (605) 373-9330 ext. 226
Last Updated: 10/22/2008
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Gender: Female/Female Identifying

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Aging Depression
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Anxiety/Panic Disorders Bipolar Disorders Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Dissociative Disorders Traumatic Brain Injury
Office and Contact Information
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Knapp Counseling and Associates
2121 W. 63rd Place, Suite 100
Sioux Falls, SD 57108  

(605) 373-9330 ext. 226

Contact: Susanne Nelson

Office Hours:
Mon9:00am – 9:00pm
Tue9:00am – 9:00pm
Wed8:00am – 5:00pm
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Day
Weekends: 1 Day

Access by Wheelchair
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Weekend Office Hours


Years of Experience: 30

SD - CSW-PIP [2056]

Credentials and Certifications:
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $100
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: N/A

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Community Education
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families

Avera Health Plans South Dakota State Medical Holding Co. (Dakotacare)
CIGNA HealthCare TLC Advantage, L.L.C.
Sioux Valley Health Plan Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield (Blue Select PPO)
Sioux Valley Health Plan (PPO)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
Alzheimer's Cancer Patients Caregivers Chronic Illness Disabled Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc)
AIDS/HIV+ Brain/Head Injured Immigrants/Refugees Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ)
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Advocacy Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Evaluation/Diagnostic Holistic Information and Referral Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Other theoretical approaches:
Behavioral Case Management Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Ericksonian Existential Psychotherapy Geriatric Consultation Gestalt
Methods - focus areas:
Family Systems Individual
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Group Supervision/Consultation
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:
Alaskan Native
African-American Asian Haitian Hispanic Irish Native American Pacific Islander Russian
Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)