Just Living is not enough…
one must have sunshine,
freedom, and, a little flower.
lead, go instead where there
is no path and leave a trail.
end up with the right regrets.
Baldwin Counseling was established in 2014 by Dr. Suzanne Baldwin. She has extensive experience in crisis intervention; having been in private practice as a therapist for twenty years, specializing in working with families who are in crisis. Prior to becoming a therapist Dr. Baldwin was a Newborn Intensive Care Nurse for eighteen years, a pediatric nurse for one year, and a school nurse for a year. Through extensive involvement with families who are in the court system, often for divorce, custody, and visitation issues, Dr. Baldwin is often sought out by attorneys and social service departments to help children and families who are in litigation. Dr. Baldwin’s approach is family centered, recognizing that when families are struggling, early and appropriate intervention has been found to be the most effective strategy to reduce long-term issues.
Dr. Baldwin received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Virginia, her Master of Social Work degree from Norfolk State University, and her Ph.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Baldwin has spoken at international and national conferences, focusing on working with families with children who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and families who have a service member who is the Special Forces. Additionally, she has coauthored a chapter in a graduate textbook. She has taught at Old Dominion University in the Human Services Department since 1995 and has received the “Inspirational Professor of the Year” award.
Her parents were born and raised in Norfolk and chose to retire in Virginia Beach. Dr. Baldwin moved to the Hampton Roads area in 1975 and has not left! She has been married for over 35 years and has three grown children and three grandchildren. In her free time, one might find her on the jet ski, enjoying the beach, or having a quiet dinner with family and friends.
Her husband is a twenty year Navy veteran and her father served during WW II and retired from the Army Reserves. This extensive military background provides the depth of knowledge necessary working with the military community.
Dr. Baldwin is excited to be able to bring her wealth of experience to helping families and individuals who are facing challenges in there lives. Foundational to her life, and her practice is a strong faith that fosters hope for change and healing.
- Military Issues
- Foster Care
- Court-ordered family counseling (including children whose parents are involved in litigation)
- Individuals and families affected by PTSD, AD/HD, obsessive and compulsive issues, behavioral * issues, depression, anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, attachment issues
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Legal/Foster Care & Miscellaneous Forms
At Baldwin Counseling, we understand that unforeseen events in life may arise for one reason or another and you may need to cancel your appointment. We request that if a situation arises that is beyond your control, that you call the office at least twenty-four hours before your scheduled appointment. If you are unable to give a 24 hour advance notice, there is an $80.00 missed appointment fee, subject to the decision of your therapist. If you call outside of office hours, you may leave a message on the answering machine (757) 340-0275, or use the cancellation form below; they are both time and date stamped also the cancellation form will record your IP address for further verification of cancellation.
After form submission you will receive a copy of the email cancellation for your receipt, it may end up in your spam or junk folder be sure to check if you do not receive it in your main email inbox.