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Susan Katharine Stover Ferguson

Susan Katharine Stover Ferguson, American nurse, psychotherapist, consultant.


  • Ferguson, Susan Katharine Stover was born on March 11, 1944 in Warsaw. Daughter of Robert Eugene and Barbara Louise (Swaney) Stover.

  • Education

    • Diploma in nursing, Methodist Hospital, 1966. Bachelor in Psychology, Purdue University, 1988. Master of Social Work, Smith College, 1991.

      Advanced certified in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Psychoanalytic Psychotheraphy Center, 1994.


    • Staff nurse, health hazard appraiser Methodist Hospital of Indiana, Indianapolis, 1966-1968. Staff nurse United States Public Health Service, Bethel, Alaska, 1968-1970. Instructor childbirth preparation Wabash, Indiana, 1973-1983.

      Nurse Family Physicians Associated, 1976-1983. Research assistant Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1986-1988. Staff nurse, self-awareness seminar coordinator Charter Beacon Hospital, 1988-1989.

      Intern clinical social work Clifford Beers Guidance Center, New Haven, 1990-1991. Psychiatric nurse Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1990-1991. Private practice Citadel Psychiatric Clinic, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1991-1993.

      Director social services Charter Northridge Behavioral Health system, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1993-1994. Director social services, clinician adult psychiatry Charter Northridge Hospital, 1993-1994. Private practice, since 1993.

      Owner Ferguson Therapy and Education Services, since 1999.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Board directors Hoosiers for Safety Belts, Indianapolis, 1987-1988, Indiana Medical Pol. Action Committee, Indianapolis, 1986-1987. Coordinator, founder Safe Start Infant Safety Seat Loan Program, Wabash, 1981-1987.

    Participant in leadership development committee Wabash County Chamber of C., 1983. Workshop leader Wabash County Hospital Stop Smoking Program, 1982-1983. Member Charles F. Menniger Society, North Carolina Psychoanalytic Society, Kappa Kappa Kappa.


    • Married Philip Charles Ferguson, October 2, 1965 (divorced). Children: Scott Duane, Shawn Alaine, Erin Kirsten.
    • father: Robert Eugene Stover
    • mother: Barbara Louise (Swaney) Stover
    • spouse: Philip Charles Ferguson
    • children: Scott Duane Ferguson
    • Shawn Alaine Ferguson
    • Erin Kirsten Ferguson
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    Born March 11, 1944
    (age 73)