Dr. Susan E. Elswick

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant

Education & Experience

1997-2001 B.A., Psychology, Coastal Carolina University 2004-2006 M.S.S.W, L.M.S.W, L.S.S.W, University of Tennessee 2009-2011 EdD, Special Education with a specialty in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), University of Memphis

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

ENGAGED SCHOLARSHIP 2019-Current ACSSW Board Vice-President 2019-Current U of M Arts in Health Subcommittee- under Dean Hogan 2018-Current ACEs Foundation Community Task Force Higher Ed and Clinical Mental Health in Schools Representative 2018- Current U of M Early Child Development and Family Services Center Work group and Committee 2018-Current AIMH's Advisory Council Higher Education Sector 2018-Current University of Memphis Institute for Intelligent Systems Faculty Affiliate 2017-Current TSPN Higher Education Task Force Committee 2017-Current ACSSW Board Member 2016-Current MRC Committee Member 2016-Current Trauma Informed Care Work group (UofM, UTHSC, Lebonheur, UCI) 2017-Current Perea Charter Schools Board Member 2015-Current Gestalt Community Schools Board Member

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Tic Disorders
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Immigrants
  • Infants/Toddlers (0-3)
  • Juvenile Correctional Facility
  • Underserved
  • Veteran Center
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan Health
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealth

We do accept private pay options also