Susan Schultz

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  • Founder and current co-coordinator of A New Leash on Life Therapy Animals, a Community Partner of Pet Partners
  • Volunteer with Pet Partner, Bevo, a yellow Labrador Retriever in the Reading Education Assistance Dog program (R.E.A.D.)
  • Volunteer for the Collin County Medical Examiner, coordinating the Child Fatality Review Team, the Infant Fatality Review Team and co- coordinating the Adult Fatality Review Team
  • Membership Chair, McKinney Community Concerts.


  • Private practice Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, focusing on permanent, positive lifestyle changes to enhance personal and professional lives.
  • Youth Intervention Services of Plano served as Executive Director for a non-profit agency working with adolescent first offenders and their families. Conducted education and support sessions for persons from 10-80 years of age.
  • Baylor Health Care Systems I was part of a 5-person multi- disciplinary team working with morbidly obese patients. I was responsible for teaching patients permanent, positive lifestyle changes to assist them in maintaining their weight and fitness goals.


  • Masters Degree in Education: University of North Texas 1991
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology: University of Texas at Dallas 1986

Professional Licenses:

  •  Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC Texas)
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT Texas)


Presentation: Pet Assisted Therapy

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