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Susan Carter, CPSW

Director of Business Development

Susan joined the Life Healing Center as director of business development in April 2018. Having spent her career as a marketing executive in the nonprofit sector, Susan, weaves her experience with her passion to help others recover from substance use disorder and behavioral health issues.

Susan’s past experience includes 20 years as a founding employee of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, CEO of the South Central Region of the Arthritis Foundation, and most recently director of strategic relationships for SHE RECOVERS, a vibrant community of more than 275,000 women fostering access and resources for women to develop their individualized pathways to find health, sustain long-term recovery, achieve their potential, and help other women do the same. Celebrating more than 25 years of continuous sobriety, Susan became a Certified Peer Support Worker (CPSW) in the state of New Mexico to provide resources and peer support to those in or seeking recovery.

As a TCU graduate and native Texan, Susan relocated to Santa Fe, in 2016 to better access the vast array of personal growth and healing modalities including big skies, majestic mountains and spiritual resources unique to New Mexico.

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