Suzanne L. Walker, MS, CCMHC, LCAS, LPC is currently working with addiction issues and co-occurring disorders at Fort Bragg, NC serving the U.S. military. Licensed as a professional clinical mental health counselor since 1988, Suzanne has provided professional clinical mental health counseling services in six states specializing in co-occurring disorders, trauma, psychotic disorders, neurobiological disorders, addictions, military populations, families, adolescents and children. Suzanne is also a NBCC certified clinical mental health counselor and a NC licensed clinical addictions specialist. Having served in clinical management and supervisory level positions for over 18 years and as a clinical mental health counselor for 31 years, Suzanne has a keen working knowledge and appreciation for all aspects of the clinical mental health counseling profession. Her wealth of experience ranges from direct clinical provider and clinical supervisor to behavioral healthcare management in private practice clinics to local, county, state, and federal public sectors and governmental entities. Suzanne has held various leadership positions in state and national organizations for the past 15 years with an ardent focus on advocacy for the profession and licensure as a standard requisite for the clinical mental health counseling practice and profession. Suzanne has been pleased to speak on numerous clinical mental health best practices, counseling association strategic planning and development, and counselor advocacy.