Suzanne Walker has been a certified counselor,  licensed therapist and life coach,  located in Lake Bluff, Illinois.
Peaceful WatersShe worked with both adults and adolescents with a variety of issues, specializing in substance use and mood disorders, specifically bipolar disorder. She  worked in substance abuse treatment for over 20 years as a counselor, manager and program developer, with a focus on adolescents. She taught psychology and addiction at Trinity University for 8 years and maintained her private practice from 1996 until her retirement in 2017. In recent years Suzanne penned a guide for parents and professionals on adolescent substance abuse, how to identify it and how to treat it, entitled HELP PARENTS HELP KIDS Fight Alcohol and Drug Abuse.

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Phone: 847-502-1429.  Email:


  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)
  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC)
  • American Counseling Association
  • Illinois Counseling Association
  • Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association
  • Illinois Association of Student Assistance Professionals , (past member Board of Governors)                                                                                 The above were active until her retirement in 2017.