About the Workshop

This workshop will review the history of female development and group psychotherapy development in the United States.  The goal is to increase our understanding of developmental changes and the effect they have on group members in relation to self and to others.

​About the Speaker
Susanne Jensen received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at the University of Bonn, Germany. She co-founded and is a former Clinical Director of LSU Mental Health Services.  She led the Louisiana Group Psychotherapy SOciety 2013 Fall Institute on the topic of "Finding Your Own Style as A Group Psychotherapist".  She has lectured in local, national and international organizations. She has received numerous awards and honors, including recently receiving the honor of Distinguished Group Psychotherapist for her Lifetime Achievement in Teaching, Training, and Practice from the Louisiana Group Psychotherapy Society in September of 2022.  Her vision and leadership continue to reverberate throughout the psychotherapy community. She is a clinical psychologist, certified group psychotherapist, and fellow of the American Group Psychotherapy Association, and is currently in private practice in Baton Rouge.


  • Learning about the development of group psychotherapy in the United States
  • Understanding the process in the psychodynamic therapy group
  • Understanding how group psychotherapy and female development privilege each other
  • Understanding changes in the perceptions of male and female group members

​COVID Precautions
You are required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID test within 72 hours of the event in order to attend.  Please bring this with you to the event.
Masks are currently not required, although this may change by February.​​​

​​2023 Winter Workshop

February 3

1:00 - 4:00 pm

Sue Jensen, PhD, CGP, FAGPA

Psychosocial Development of Women and Group Psychotherapy


St. Christopher's Addiction Wellness Center

150 Cora Dr.

Baton Rouge, LA 70815


St. Christopher's Addiction Wellness Center

The Recovery Center of Baton Rouge


Psychologists: LGPS is an approved continuing education sponsor for Louisiana licensees.
Social Workers: LGPS is an approved continuing education sponsor for Louisiana licensees.​
Counselors: LGPS is an approved continuing education sponsor for Louisiana licensees.

Louisiana Group Psychotherapy Society