LaQuita Suggs, LCSW, SAP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Lakewood
Ms. Suggs is a compassionate therapist who has integrated her own experience and book knowledge to help others deal with complex issues. She has been featured on the front cover of the Los Angeles Times sharing the tools that helped her to survive a personal tragedy. Ms. Suggs has been seen on LA R&B Divas and has provided expert suggestions on multiple topics to Radio Talk Shows. She has also published various articles and a recent book--As I AM: A Reflection of ...
Ms. Suggs specializes in grief & loss and offers effective treatment strategies to assist you with coping with multiple life transitions; balancing complex life matters and reducing adverse reactions to unresolved trauma. Learn how to take control of your destiny by Recalling, Confronting and Transforming (RCT) your life experiences.
GOALS are mutually established to structure the course of treatment in order to produce a visual outcome. Ms. Suggs uses practical interventions to help you mourn any traumatic or sudden loss (suicide, homicide, vehicular death, etc.). She is willing to attend and support you through the Funeral/Memorial services.
Call or Email LaQuita Suggs for a free phone consultation now - (424) 253-7147


  • Years in Practice: 15+ Years
  • School: California State University, Long Beach
  • Year Graduated: 1997
  • License No. and State: 20459 California


  • Avg Cost (per session): $110 - $160
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • APS Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Beacon
  • Beech Street
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Ceridian
  • Cigna
  • Coastwise
  • Community Action EAP
  • Great-West Life
  • Health Net
  • Herrington Group (Kaiser Employees)
  • Humana
  • LifeSynch
  • MHN
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Network Advantage
  • Regence
  • TriWest
  • ValueOptions
  • Victims of Crime
  • WellCare
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Board of Behavioral Sciences / Substance Abuse Professional
  • Certificate Date: 2010
  • Certificate: Grief Recovery Center / Grief and Loss Specialist
  • Certificate Date: 2009

LaQuita Suggs's Groups

Grief/Loss Recovery Group

Group treatment focuses on assisting individuals with recovering from loss no matter how traumatic. Learn how to grieve and be okay with your emotions. Do you have a message to deliver to the person that you loss? It's not to late for those communications to be delivered.

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Child Abuser Treatment

Attending this group will assist you in understanding the basic stages of development, alternative ways of communicating and disciplining. You may be able to satisfy your court mandated requirements. It explores the law, definitions of abuse and conflict resolution.

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Batterer Group

Court Order Batterers group that focuses on decreasing occurrence of domestic/partner violence.

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  • Grief
  • Relationship Issues
  • Spirituality


  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Victims of Crime

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders


  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Alternative Languages: ASL, Spanish and Spanish Speaking/ASL Interpreter
Religious Orientation: Christian


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults


  • Aviation Professionals
  • Cancer
  • Gay Clients
  • HIV / AIDS Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Managing Adaptive Practices
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group


  • Video Counseling
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2017
LaQuita Suggs, LCSW, SAP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Lakewood

LaQuita Suggs

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, SAP