Susanne Babbel Ph.D., M.F.T.

Susanne Babbel

Susanne Babbel, Ph.D., M.F.T., Dr. Babbel is a licensed marriage family therapist who moved from her native land of Germany to the U.S. almost twenty years ago. From an early age, she has been honored with the trust of others and their stories. She’s an avid listener noted for her empathy and intuition. Her own personal development led her to become a psychotherapist with an emphasis on trauma and depression. Dr. Babbel gained her masters degree in psychology from John F. Kennedy University and later studied mind body therapy and psychology at the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute. She currently writes regular articles about trauma and depression for Psychology Today Blog, as well as her own blog: Growing Beyond Trauma (

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Somatic Psychology

Bridging the mind-body gap
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