Susannah  Hyland

Susannah Hyland

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW-R

Not accepting new clients in Prospect Heights practice (updated June 12, 2020)

Offers Online Sessions

Specialties & Expertise

  • Interpersonal issues
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Sex therapy & sexual health
  • Loss and grief
  • Trauma
  • Couples counseling

Professional statement

Susannah Hyland is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn who specializes in issues related to trauma, depression, anxiety, and life transitions. Additionally, Susannah has experience working with LGBTQIA identified clients and the various systemic challenges they often face. Susannah is also a poly- and kink-aware provider and sees both individuals and couples.

Susannah trained in Structural Family Therapy at Minuchin Center and is well versed in working with all kinds of couple and family formations. She also completed her Psychoanalytic training which has provided her with an in-depth understanding of attachment and relational theory. Susannah continues to train in other models that address the wide variance of the human experience.

Susannah feels passionately about providing treatment to people who have historically felt alienated by therapy. She works with each client to create a working relationship that is open and relaxed and empowering.

Message to clients

My primary goal is provide a setting where you feel safe to hash out/explore whatever is impeding you. I am active, transparent and collaborative in session. I welcome and support any questions, concerns, ideas, anxieties, notions, curiosities you may have. I respect your experiences and expertise, and am interested in what brought you to this point.


Interpersonal issues - Navigating interpersonal issues with parents, children, siblings, and/or coworkers

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

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Sex therapy & sexual health - Addressing emotional, physical, and biological concerns related to sexual intimacy and functioning; education and skill building around topics such as erectile dysfunction, orgasms, low libido, shame, and history of abuse; improving communication to realize a fulfilling sex life

Loss and grief - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

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

General expertise


Susannah Hyland is not in-network with any insurances.

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

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $220 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $150 - $220
  • Couples sessions: $260 (55min)

Therapist's note

Susannah can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.


Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Prospect Heights practice

175 Prospect Place

Brooklyn, NY 11238

  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Fri 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2008 - Present

Park Slope Center for Mental Health, Clinical Director, Supervisor, 2006 - 2015

Training Institute for Mental Health, Psychoanalytic Training, 2009 - 2012

Minuchin Center for the Family, Family/Couples Therapy Training, 2007 - 2009

New York University, Intensive Training 2006 - 2007

New York University School of Social Work, MSW, 2003 - 2005

Oberlin College, 2000


  • English

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