Susan Berger, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

I have 38  years of experience and currently practice in Walnut Creek where I provide marriage counseling and individual therapy and specialize in love affairs. I also have extensive experience assisting with a wide variety of emotional difficulties that are encountered in marriages and by the individual. I have taught at New College of California and U.C. Berkeley Extension, have had several papers published and have given numerous presentations.

I can be reached at (925) 948-0562.

If you would like to read more about my practice, and psychotherapy for individuals and couples you can visit my web site at


Experienced, wise and effective. I have a very long professional relational with Ms. Berger and as another psychotherapist I can say that I find her to be a very knowledgeable and devoted practitioner. Her areas of specialization, including couples work, is especially demanding and valuable. The community is fortunate to have her.”  Peter August, MFT, December 2012

“Great Therapist. I have collaborated with Susan Berger over a number of years and can heartily recommend her as a therapist for both individuals and couples. Susan is direct and real, warm and compassionate. One her her particular gifts as a therapist is her ability to both work deeply with people and to help in the kinds of practical ways that people often yearn for. She has a specialty working with couples who are in distress – including those dealing with extra-marital affairs – but works highly successfully with individual clients as well. I recommend her highly.” – Gwen W. Ph.D, March, 2012

“A Rewarding Experience. I’ve worked with Susan Berger for some time and she has helped me a great deal. Unlike other therapists I’ve worked with Susan is not formulaic but is very patient and lets me be myself. I talk about what troubles me when I am comfortable enough to do so. In my experience, Susan is very empathetic, caring and patient and I will continue to work with her and heartily recommend that others visit her as well.”   – Sagen, April 2011

“Great therapist. I have known Susan Berger for over 15 years. We have been in various professional groups and consultations groups with each other over that time. I have also referred couples and individuals to her over the years. Through these associations I have developed a deep appreciation and respect for her and her work. Susan conducts therapy with great care, attention and precision. She has a way of getting to the heart of the matter without overlooking all the nuances, complexities and paradoxes of being human. She is smart, talented and is always expanding her understanding of both the theory and practice of psychotherapy. For her, therapy is a passion and a calling. I know I can refer to her without reservations, which is so valuable to me. I recommend her highly.” – Sherry Freeman,  MFT, April, 2011

Susan and I are colleagues. Susan is an excellent therapist.  I have referred both individuals and couples to her.  Every client that we have shared has told me how much Susan has helped them, especially in their relationship with their partners. Susan tackles with expertise some of the most difficult couple’s issues, that is affairs.  Susan has a deep understanding of interactive therapeutic theory and how to apply it with compassion, understanding and empathy. Her clients feel safe and in trusting hands.” Dona T, MFT, April 2011


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