REV Susan Brandt brings extensive life and professional experiences to her ministry. Acclaimed as a community worker and spiritual leader, national and international public speaker, teacher and holistic healer, Susan is also a published author, videographer / photographer and artist.
As one who has witnessed and experienced much suffering here in Canada and through Third World humanitarian work, she has a tremendous capacity to journey alongside those who seek skilled, compassionate healing and education.
Susan Brandt has founded and was the Executive Director of a non profit agency [ Ottawa Inner-city Ministries] for 15 years which continues to serve the homeless community today.
Ottawa Life magazine named her Ottawa’s Woman of Integrity, by National Reuters Press and the Ottawa Citizen newspaper she was named Ottawa’s Mother Theresa and the YMCA nominated her for the Women of Distinction Award. Susan has been the recipient of numerous educational grants and awards.
Her eclectic foundation in psychology, nursing, criminology, social work, spirituality and creative arts enhances her ability to assist individuals or groups of people with a variety of difficulties through counseling, workshops and education in a creative and clinically sound manner. Serving the homeless and released offender community for over 35 years currently she is clinical therapist at Street Level consulting services.
Susan runs a private practice -one on one counseling [fee $100 per hour]
She also does conference speaking, lectures and classes on issues related to sexual violence/trauma, addiction and issues relating to released offenders and those experiencing homelessness.