Suzanne Bates

Suzanne, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), has been providing counseling and care to individuals, couples, and families for over 30 years.  She has worked with diverse populations, including those incarcerated, immigrants and refugees.  Suzanne has 20+ years of experience in the area of addictions; she provides care to those suffering depression, anxiety, eating disorders, identity/self-esteem issues, same sex attraction, and those seeking spiritual counsel.

In addition to counseling at NCF, Suzanne serves as Associate Dean of Students and Adjunct Professor at Covenant Theological Seminary, where she earned her  Master of Arts in Counseling Degree (’99).   She supervises counselors in training, speaks at Conferences, as well as facilitates women’s groups and Bible studies. Suzanne attends New City fellowship Church – St. Louis. She is a single mom of 4 adult children and 2 grandchildren: Darius (JoAnn, Gabrielle 2y/o, and London 2mos), Kasey, Christopher and Rachel.