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 and parenting coordination services.

A Society at Peace

“We must come to see that the end we seek is a society at peace with itself, a society that can live with its conscience.”

Painful Lessons

Quote from comic Amy Poehler on  painful lessons:

Keep the Light

“Change and growth are strengthened on a deep, individual, and relational level -the root of true social justice.” - Susan Gorey            

From Pain Comes Understanding

The wisdom of Kahlil Gibran

Collective Happiness

 “There’s a revolution that needs to happen and it starts from inside each one of us. We need to wake up and fall in love with Earth. Our personal and...

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