Willow (Susan A) Gallenz
Personal Experience & Biography
Willow (Susan A) Gallenz, received her undergraduate degree from the State University College in Oneonta, New York. Ms. Gallenz, completed her graduate studies at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, and earned a Masters of Social Work at University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. Ms. Gallenz, is dually licensed as a clinical social worker (LCSW) and a certified substance abuse counselor (CSAC), in addition to taking continuing education credits in a wide variety of topics, including cognitive processing therapy, law and ethics, the opioid crisis, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, and the skill of forgiveness. Ms. Gallenz has worked with incarcerated juveniles, the LGBT community, adults, and members of the armed services. Ms. Gallenz, was also a part of a team addressing the high rate of suicides with active duty service members who are being administratively or adversely separated from the military. Ms. Gallenz also served in the Peace Corps in Jamaica between 1996 and 1998 as an at risk youth volunteer.