Susan Schiro, PhD

Susan Schiro, PhD

Susan Schiro, PhD is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years of experience in providing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for individuals and families. Dr. Schiro received her Masters and PhD at the University of Virginia and attended Yale University, CT for Clinical Internship. She has worked in a number of clinical settings including community mental health centers in CT and NY, and as Staff Psychologist for the DeJarnette Psychiatric Hospital, VA and Sagamore Children's Psychiatric Hospital, NY. She was Adjunct Assistant Professor at Long Island University-C.W. Post Campus in Brookville, NY. Dr. Schiro believes that psychotherapy provides a safe and supportive environment to talk, think, express feelings, problem-solve and improve one's life. Psychotherapy can help individuals deal with difficult or painful life situations, improve life skills and coping, develop realistic expectations for self and others, set personal goals and find ways to successfully reach those goals.

Areas of Expertise Include:
  • Depression & Grief
  • Anxiety, Panic & Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Bipolar & Mood Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Parent/Child & Parent/Teen conflicts
  • Trauma including Emotional, Physical, Sexual abuse
  • Infertility, Miscarriage & Perinatal Loss
  • Marital & Family Problems
  • Issues related to Marital Separation & Divorce
  • Issues related to Job Stress, Job Loss & Retirement
  • Issues related to Chronic Medical Illness
Depending upon your individual goals, therapy can also include skill building in the following areas:
  • Communication Skills
  • Social & Interpersonal Skills
  • Assertiveness Skills
  • Anger Control Skills
  • Problem-Solving Skills
  • Improving Self-Confidence & Self-Esteem
  • Relaxation Skills
  • Time Management & Organizational Skills
Parents/Guardians of Minors

  • Psychiatric Evaluations
  • Medication Management
  • Ten Licensed Therapists
  • Treatment from Age 4

Office Hours

Mon-Thurs 9AM-6PM
Friday 9AM-3PM

Phone (919) 550-3323
Fax (919) 550-3379