Suzie Le Brocq has been working in the field of addictions for approximately 15 years. Her career has afforded her the opportunity to work across three different continents including The Americas, Australia / Oceana and Europe. She is Licensed in England, America and Canada. Suzie Le Brocq has a lifelong passion for working with people.
Suzie values every therapeutic experience that she engages in, & maintains a level of humour, honesty & integrity in her work. Training in both the UK (as a native Brit) & North America (USA / Canada), her career in the field of addiction, eating disorders & sex addiction has taken her to Europe, North America & the South Pacific. She has an extensive understanding of the treatment of addiction from a number of different treatment modalities & methodologies.
Suzie Le Brocq is a Masters Level Therapist trained (originally) in the UK. Suzie is a Certified Psychotherapist through the Canadian College of Counsellors & Psychotherapists. Suzie has undertaken extensive training in North America and is Licensed as an Alcohol & Drug Counsellor in the States of Hawaii & Oklahoma. She is also an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counsellor (ICADC) as well as an Internationally Certified ‘Advanced’ Alcohol & Drug Counsellor (ICAADC) through the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC & RC).
She is also a Master Practitioner in Clinical Counselling (MPCC) through The Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA). Suzie holds the titles of being an Internationally Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional Diplomat (ICCDPD) through the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium and the title of being a Canadian Certified Addiction Counsellor (CCAC) through the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF). Most recently she became a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist-Supervisor (CSAT-S), and a Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist-Supervisor (CMAT-S) through the International Institute of Trauma & Addiction (IITAP).
Since her career in the addiction’s field began she has taken on a number of Clinical Directorships in Western Samoa, Oklahoma, Hawaii, British Columbia and Alberta, Canada. These roles have included developing and managing clinical programs as well as clinical supervision and direct clinical care. Working within different countries has expanded her global knowledge base & provided her with exposure to many different & diverse populations, races, cultures & treatment philosophies.
For the last 8 years she has focused developing a private practice as well as clinical / management consultation & clinical supervision. She currently consults as the Clinical Director of the Thorpe Recovery Centre in Lloydminster, Alberta. Le Brocq Counselling & Life Services helps build recovery in the lives of individuals, families and communities affected by mental health, addiction and related conditions.
They accomplish this by providing assessments, comprehensive mental health counselling, behavioral counselling, training and educational services that are cost efficient and clinically effective. These services draw on various community-based values, traditions and conditions. Recognizing the importance of treating addiction as a family disease, Suzie work’s predominately with a cognitive-behavioural model of therapy, focusing on the relationship between a person’s thinking, emotions & behaviours.
Suzie also takes a ‘trauma informed’ approach to her work with addicts & their families, & she has a good understanding of the 12 Steps. Suzie specializes in working with men & women struggling with sex addiction. Treating the family as a whole is key to the treatment she provides; which includes, co-dependency / individual / couples & family counselling, group therapy including inpatient continuing care & an intensive out-patient program, drug monitoring, clinical consultation in the aforementioned areas. Suzie is also certified in the ‘Systemic Family Intervention Model’. Suzie is due to start training as an EMDR Therapist in 2017.
Supervision & Consulting
Life Services offers comprehensive out-patient treatment for addiction; with a specific emphasis on love addiction, sex addiction, co-dependency & trauma. Including individual, partner, family & group work.