Susan Gestal is a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in individual, couples, family therapy and play therapy and maintains a private practice at Greenwich Center for Hope and Renewal in Greenwich, CT.
Susan graduated top in her class from Alliance Graduate School of Counseling and has over eight years experience as a child, individual, couple and family therapist. She is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are play therapy, counseling children, families and couples.
In addition to being a prominent relationship and play therapist, Susan has presented at National conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of parenting, play therapy and Theraplay®. Susan is an adjunct professor at Alliance Graduate School of Counseling. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Connecticut, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York State, a National Board Certified Counselor, Registered Play Therapist/Supervisor, Level 1 Theraplay® Therapist, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and has extensive training in Emotionally Focused Therapy. Susan is a member of the Association for Play Therapy (APT). She is on the board of directors for the New England Association for Play Therapy, a member of APT's Leadership Committee and a graduate of APT's Leadership Academy.