Susannah  Flaherty

Susannah Flaherty

She/Her/Hers

Psychologist, PsyD Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
California, Massachusetts Accepting Online
Carlsbad Not Accepting In-person
Updated July 10, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Couples counseling
  • Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health

Professional statement

Susannah Flaherty is a psychologist licensed in California and Massachusetts practicing telehealth. She works with individuals and couples. Many of Susannah’s clients see her for relationship concerns, anxiety concerns, life transitions, and when they are struggling with fertility or postpartum issues. Susannah is particularly passionate about serving couples and women undergoing life changes such as engagement, marriage, pregnancy, parenthood, retirement, career changes, and other life stage transitions. She has advanced training in Gottman Couples Therapy.

Susannah is trained in psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral approaches, which focus on increasing insight as well as building tools to decrease distress and increase joy and fulfillment. In session, Susannah focuses on building self-knowledge and finding tools to improve coping and resilience. This approach supports clients so they can navigate challenges more successfully, with self-compassion and confidence.

Susannah’s style is warm, supportive, and centered around a client’s hopes for progress. When a client first comes in, Susannah is welcoming and encouraging. She helps clients feel comfortable so they can express their challenges and needs. Susannah and her clients collaboratively identify goals for psychotherapy. Susannah is dedicated to providing a relationship that is connected and successful.

Susannah received her undergraduate degree at the University of Arizona and her doctorate degree from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She gained experience at several college counseling centers including the Illinois State University, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, California State University Northridge, and the University of California San Diego. This training enables Susannah to connect with a diverse range of individuals undergoing a multitude of transitions and challenges. Outside of private practice, she devotes time to nature, family, friends, food, travel, and fun.


Specialties

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

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna (in-network in CA)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $195 (60min)
  • Couples sessions: $220 (60min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10am - 3pm
  • Tue 10am - 3pm
  • Wed 10am - 3pm
  • Thu 10am - 3pm
  • Fri 10am - 3pm
  • Sat None
  • Sun None

Online Sessions (Massachusetts)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 1pm - 6pm
  • Tue 1pm - 6pm
  • Wed 1pm - 6pm
  • Thu 1pm - 6pm
  • Fri 1pm - 6pm
  • Sat None
  • Sun None

Carlsbad practice
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Licensure

California: 33746

Massachusetts: 9996


Languages

English