Susan Weston McMillan graduated with High Honors/Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She attained her Masters in Counseling Psychology from Nova University with a 4.0 GPA. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Certified Addictions Professional.
In 1992 she began a private practice in Bradenton, Florida with a satellite office in St. Petersburg in operation since 1991. She specializes in domestic violence, substance abuse, adult children issues and couples counseling. In 1994, she established the first Duluth Model batterer’s intervention program in the Twelfth Judicial Circuit. Two years later, that program became the very first Certified Batterer’s Intervention Program in the state of Florida. Susan McMillan was a finalist for the Governor’s Peace at Home Award in 1997, and received recognition from Governor Lawton Chiles for her work. Her batterers program has been utilized by the Florida Department of Corrections as a model program for training purposes.