ETTIA Board of Directors

Lynda Williams, LPC-S, LCDC | Chairperson / Treasurer

Lynda Williams is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor in the State of Texas.  Lynda received her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Amberton University in Texas.  She retired in 2013 from Dallas County Texas after 21 years of working with the Juvenile Probation Department.  While with the Juvenile Department, she held various positions which focused on intervening in the behavior of youth referred to the probation department and assisting the parents of those youth to learn skills which would assist them in learning additional skills.

Lynda has maintained a private practice since 2009.  Her primary area of focus has been assisting individuals work through grief and loss.  She specializes in working with survivors of suicide as they come to terms with the loss of someone who chose to complete suicide.  Lynda also has extensive experience working with individuals dealing with addictions.  She has completed all five levels of ETT® training.

Lynda is a member of the American Counseling Association and the Texas Counseling Association.  She also has been closely associated with the Suicide and Crisis Center in Dallas since 1981 where she initially worked on the telephone crisis line and currently works as a group facilitator for Survivor of Suicide support groups.

Susan Cizmas, LPC | Promotions Director

Susan Cizmas joined ETTIA as Promotions Director in 2017.  She has had the opportunity to learn ETT right out of her Master's program, to work and more importantly learn closely under the supervision of Steven Vazquez, Ph.D.  Susan continues her work now in private practice.  Having spent many years on the sideline supporting the ETT community, she is excited to be part of the team working toward the mission of ETTIA."ETTIA is the future of teaching mental health professionals this amazing modality, Emotional Transformation Therapy (ETT).  With ETTIA's success ETT will be a leading form of therapy helping people all over the world!"

Susan holds a Bachelors of Science from Wayne State University in Psychology, a Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling from Amberton University, and is a Licensend Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. 

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Suzie Abercrombie, LPC | Website/Tools Director

Suzie Abercrombie is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas.  Suzie received her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Amberton University in Texas and a Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, from Texas Woman’s University. 

Suzie completed all levels of ETT® training and had the opportunity to intern at Counseling and Health Innovations where she gained extensive experience in ETT under the supervision of Steven Vazquez, Ph.D.  She has maintained a private practice since 2009 where she counsels clients dealing with depression, grief, recovery from trauma, anxiety, and dissociative disorders.