Suzanne Link


Suzanne Link is a Licensed Professional Counselor working in the field of Psychology for over 26 years. In 1993 she became the Director of Adolescent Services for Amethyst, a chemical dependency Hospital in Charlotte, NC. At Amethyst, she was responsible for a 22 bed in-patient facility and staff of individual and family counselors, teachers, and recreational therapists. Suzanne also developed and marketed the out-patient and after school programs, which became among the most successful in the southeast.

Suzanne has been interviewed on several occasions by the local NBC network, and The Charlotte Observer newspaper, regarding various psychological issues. She helped Presbyterian Hospital develop and market an in-house program for new mothers suffering from Post-Partum Depression Syndrome.

Suzanne has taught Psychology courses at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC), the largest Community College on the east coast of the U.S. She has taught at professional licensing and continuing education conferences, including the North and South Carolina Associations for Certified Social Workers. Suzanne has given many lectures and workshops for various churches and civic organizations including The NC Women’s Center, Support Works, and the Jaycees.

In addition to her individual and group work in private practice, Suzanne also does organizational corporate consulting. She helps owners, managers, and CEOs deal with: communication issues, management conflicts, hostile work environment concerns, and various employee issues. One such project included working with a recent president of the NC Insurance Association, and 25 of its past presidents to develop an Entrepreneurial Potential assessment, for Agency Start Corporation. The assessment significantly enhanced accuracy in screening key position hires, and career advancements.

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Suzanne enjoys inspiring and motivating others through corporate, civic, and educational venues. She has been speaking for over 3 decades.


In her first book, A Random Buzzard in Kathmandu, she shares her southern upbringing, her journey through cancer and the high Himalaya.


Suzanne has been in private practice since 1995. She works with individuals, couples and families. Her office is located in Charlotte, NC.

“I don’t know how many lives I get, but in case it’s just this one, I won’t live it like a Greek tragedy. A comedy of errors, maybe. Probably. But never a tragedy.”


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After completing treatment for a debilitating cancer diagnosis, Suzanne Link takes us on raucous journey through the high Himalayas on an expedition of self-discovery and renewal. Her account of the adventure will tug at your heart strings as you laugh and cry and dance your way through the ice and snow to a new beginning beyond the end of the trail.