Susan introduces the idea that if we nurture our relationships, we become a team and build the trust and goodwill we will need to get us through the difficult times. It offers three tools that can make the relationships happier and lasting. Susan L. Adler, LCSW has 35 years of experience as a therapist and has been named Chicago Social Worker of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers in Chicago. She is a widely recognized author and the American Association of Clinical Marriage and Family Therapy and an approved supervisor. Currently, in private practice, Susan specializes in pairs therapy, including pre-marital counseling, divorce splitting and rehabilitation, and individual adult psychotherapy. There is a specialization for working with LGBT faces and couples. Susan is known for an accessible, humanistic, power-focused treatment approach. She is passionate about helping others discover and achieve their personal goals and experience profound and satisfying relationships. Luckily married, Susan lived, worked and raised her family, including six children and stepchildren, in the Oak Park / River Forest area over the past 30 years. This conversation was made at a TEDx event using the TED conference format, but regardless of the local community. Learn more at.