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Sue De Santo(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
Relationship issues- Anxiety -Self-esteem- Stress management-

Many health insurance plans reimburse 50-80% of session fees with out-of-network therapists. Learn if your plan qualifies.

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Professional statement

Sue graduated from Loyola University with a Masters Degree in Social Work. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Relationship Coach in private practice with over 25 years experience in a variety of settings. Sue has extensive experience working with women’s issues, anxiety and depression, substance abuse, grief counseling, relationship issues, divorce recovery and couples counseling.

Sue uses a variety of methods with her clients, such as creative visualization, breath work and Emotional Freedom Techniques, (EFT) . These tools are based on the connection between your body’s subtle energies, your emotions and your health.

She is dedicated to helping singles and couples create the best version of “me” so they can create the best version of “we”.  When we are centered within ourselves and enjoying life, the most amazing things happen.

Message to clients

Are you struggling with repeating the same dating and relationship patterns and don’t know why or how to change it? Hi I’m Sue De Santo Relationship Coach and Therapist, I work  with singles and couples guiding them in navigating the changing landscape of relationship issues with more ease and confidence. If you would like be more confident and clear about your stumbling blocks that make you feel, insecure, anxious and frustrated, contact me for a free phone 15 minute phone consultation.


I'm excited to offer walk and talk sessions for clients in the San Diego Area.

* It is a freeing and active approach to counseling.

* It brings a mind/body awareness and helps you ground yourself in the moment.

* Nature aids in healing both the mind and the body.

* Walking side by side can be easier when discussing difficult topics.

Or my sessions are via Video Conferencing, so you can be in the comfort of your own home and leans tools to help you have the life and relationships you want.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 33 years

Private Practice - Chicago, Psychotherapist
Private Practice- San Diego, Psychotherapist

Loyola University, MSW, 1991
Bowling Green State University, BSW, 1987


California: SW94684 - Illinois: 149-005709




Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Sue De Santo is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

Get reimbursed for sessions with Sue De Santo

Many health insurance plans reimburse 50-80% of session fees with out-of-network therapists. Learn if your health insurance plan qualifies.

  • Individual sessions:$170 (50min)
  • Sliding scale:$150 - $170
  • Initial session:$170 (60min)
  • Couples sessions:$225 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • As needed

Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

This provider has no upcoming call times available.