writer, speaker, peace within seeker
Susannah Pitman was 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 Peace with Trees), Susannah has managed her life with post-traumatic stress disorder since 1997. Her articles have appeared in The Huffington Post, Thrive Global and PTSDJournal. She is the administrator of Peace with PTSD, a Facebook group designed to provide inspiration, positivity and information on tools that help people with PTSD. She also regularly speaks about living a happy life with PTSD. 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 and "One of the Best" in holistic care by The Daily Record readers for the last 3 years. 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.