Susanna Sung LCSW-C

Susanna Sung believes words have meaning, and that it's better to be kind than right. She has spent her career helping clients and mental health research protocols find the right words to tell their own stories.

Over the past 15 years, she has built and managed strategic, ethical, and effective programs and campaigns to make a difference in the mental health world as the Director of Marketing and Community Relations at the National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program. 

Susanna uses her background in journalism, public relations and marketing to make a difference in the world. She writes regularly about relationships, well-being, and connections. She is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post, and her essays have been printed in numerous newsletters, blogs and websites, with readers from over 90 countries. She is also an aspiring drummer who can't keep a beat, a runner who injures herself frequently, a failed trapeze artist, and a single mother of two who tries to raise kind, mindful children.