Sue Rice, Ph.D.
Sue Rice, Ph.D.
Psychology License: PSY 13523
Dr. Rice has been in private practice for over 20 years. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Nursing with a specialty as a Maternal-Child Clinical Specialist and a Ph. D in Clinical Psychology.
Her employment background includes working in Neonatal Intensive Care providing direct patient care, teaching, supervision and management. She has expertise in working with parents dealing with issues related to perinatal trauma, congenital anomalies, parent-infant bonding and newborn parenting. She also has expertise in working with parents who are dealing with perinatal loss through miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal death.
In addition to her private practice, she has had 13 years inpatient psychiatric experience on a dual diagnosis unit working with both adult and adolescent patients. She has provided supervision as a clinical instructor for nursing students who were completing a psychiatric rotation. Her additional education and experience has enabled her to work more closely with medical doctors in treating patients whose medical condition is exacerbated by emotional factors. Her educational background and work experience have enhanced her understanding of psychopharmacology and of the psychological impact of physical illness.
Dr. Rice strives to help people enrich their lives and enjoy a greater sense of fulfillment. She works with clients in recognizing, understanding and working to overcome self-defeating patterns and obstacles to progress. She uses an individualized approach depending on the needs and life circumstances of the client. She is equally comfortable in providing brief, symptom reduction therapy and insight oriented in depth psychotherapy.