Susanne M. Bifano
Susanne M. Bifano, MPS, LCAT, ATR-BC, MSED, is a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist / Psychotherapist and Board-Certified Art Therapist. Susanne is committed to dismantling oppressive practices in mental health. She co-authored articles on mental health and urban poverty and the need for increased integrative therapies for medically complex and psychosocially vulnerable populations. Susanne provides evidence-based groups for healthcare staff, targeting burnout, compassion fatigue, moral distress, and trauma exposure-response. Susanne is also a research award recipient studying the Effectiveness of Art Therapy Interventions for Adolescent Pain Management in the Pediatric Emergency Department. Susanne is a certified clinical hypnotherapist, trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Tapping/Emotional Freedom Technique, and received personal training in Transcendental meditation.