Susan Gorey

Psychotherapy and Conflict Resolution

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Susan Gorey provides psychotherapy services for adults, both individually and as couples. She also assists individuals engaged in interpersonal conflict—often but not always involving legal issues—through mediation, parenting coordination, and divorce coaching services.

Maintaining Your Integrity During Mediation

I support clients in preserving their integrity and positive sense of self as they work their way through conflict. It can be demanding when we push ourselves from relative stability into uncertainty...

Mediation. Compassion. Deep understanding.

Mediation is a less adversarial approach to conflict resolution—and is particularly relevant in matters where there is reason to preserve relationships. From 2004 to 2006, Susan mediated child welfare matters...

The power of our narratives

"We may not be responsible for the world that created our minds, but we can take responsibility for the mind with which we create our world." –Gabor Mate

How do two opposing parties agree on a mediator?

A number of factors should be considered when selecting a mediator. (For a great article outlining the steps to choosing a qualified mediator, go to After finding several mediators...

Jung Quote

“I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” ― C.G. Jung

The Wild Edge of Sorrow

We can experience grief when we lose a loved one, suffer the loss of a relationship or even of a dream. “I’m not sure how or when I began my...


When loneliness comes stalking, go into the fields, consider the orderliness of the world. Notice something you have never noticed before,   like the tambourine sound of the snow-cricket whose...