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Since 2001, Dr. Susannah W. Simpson, CAS has facilitated writing groups for institutions and community organizations in Long Island, NY and Florida. She studied with Kay Adams, an internationally known leader in the field of Therapeutic Writing earning a Certificate of Advanced Study in Therapeutic Writing. She is a published author, teacher, Registered Nurse, an Associate Editor of South Florida Poetry Journal and is Co-Director of Performance Poets of the Palm Beaches Reading Series 2019



Presenter, JournalVerse:

Consultation Clinic, Therapeutic Writing Institute May 2015:

Presenter, National Association of Poetry Therapy 

National Conference-Chicago, April 2013,

Lecturer: Faculty Presentation SUNY/Empire State College

Poets from In-Country (American Soldier Poets of the

Vietnam War) February 2009  


Palm Beach State College, West Palm Beach, FL

   Adjunct Faculty: Developmental Education 2011

South University, West Palm Beach 2010

   Adjunct Faculty: English

 SUNY/ Empire College, Old Westbury, NY

    Director of Academic Support: 2008-2009

 SUNY/ Empire College, Old Westbury, NY2007-2008

   Adjunct Faculty, Cultural Studies 




Therapeutic Writing Institute

Littleton, Colorado 

Certificate of Advanced Study, 2015


SUNY/Binghamton University

Binghamton, NY

PhD English, 2012 


Bennington College

Bennington, VT

Master of Fine Arts: Writing & Literature, 2007


SUNY/Empire State College

Old Westbury , NY

Bachelor of Arts, Cultural Studies, 2005


Florida Keys Community College

Key West, FL 

Associates Degree, Nursing, 1984


 WriteRECOVERY: Our Stories Can Save Us©

  • Beach House Center for Recovery, Juno Beach, FL


  • Behavioral Health Treatment Center, West Palm Beach, FL 2012-2016

  • Glen Cove Hospital, Glen Cove, NY



LIFE AS AN ART FORM ©: Creative Writing Sessions©

Morse Life Institute, West Palm Beach, FL 2010       

  • Afghan Women’s Writing Project (On-line)2009

  • Westbury Senior Center, Westbury, NY 2006-2009

  • Recreational Therapy Department, VA Hospital, Northport, NY 2007

  • Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY 2008


  • English 2012

  • Cultural Studies 2007-2008


(802) 465-1884


p: (802) 465-1884

e: susannahws70@gmail


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