An acupuncturist and writer who has lived with PTSD since 1997 after witnessing a horrific accident that took her father's life.
Susannah Pitman is the founder of "Peace with PTSD", a Facebook group dedicated to providing a positive and motivational environment for people with post-traumatic stress disorder. Born and raised in northern New Jersey, she received her bachelors degree from Syracuse University and her masters degree from Tri-State College of Acupuncture. As a result of an accident (as depicted in her memoir), Susannah has managed her life with PTSD since 1997. She maintains her successful acupuncture practice in Boonton, New Jersey and has been voted “Favorite Acupuncturist” by Natural Awakenings New Jersey readers for 2012 and 2013. In conjunction with Acupuncturists Without Borders, Susannah organized and led acupuncture clinics for stress relief following Hurricane Irene and Superstorm Sandy. She and her husband live in Randolph, New Jersey and enjoy traveling to Mexico, California and Vermont. For more information, visit Susannah's website at www.susannahpitman.com.