Ms. Suggs is a compassionate therapist who has integrated her own experience and book knowledge to help others deal with complex issues. She has been featured on the front cover of the Los Angeles Times (6/18/14) sharing the tools that helped her to survive a personal tragedy. Ms. Suggs has been seen on LA R&B Divas and has provided expert suggestions on multiple topics to Radio Talk Shows. She has also published various articles and a recent book--As I AM: A Reflection of how Words Heard in Childhood are Attempting to Define You as an Adult.
Ms. Suggs specializes in grief & loss and offers effective treatment strategies to assist you with coping with multiple life transitions; balancing complex life matters and reducing adverse reactions to unresolved trauma. Learn how to take control of your destiny by Recalling, Confronting and Transforming (RCT) your life experiences.
Mutually agreed upon goals are established to structure the sessions and to yield visual results. Ms. Suggs uses practical interventions to help you mourn any traumatic loss (suicide, homicide, vehicular death, etc.). Ms. Suggs is willing to attend and support you through the funeral rituals including the grave-site.
Call LaQuita Suggs for a free phone consultation now - (310) 480-7166


  • Years in Practice: 15+ Years
  • School: California State University, Long Beach
  • Year Graduated: 1997
  • License No. and State: 20459 California


  • Avg Cost (per session): $110 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Check, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • APS Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Beacon
  • Beech Street
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Ceridian
  • Cigna
  • Coastwise
  • Community Action EAP
  • Empire BlueCross
  • Great-West
  • Health Net
  • Herrington Group (Kaiser Employees)
  • Humana
  • LifeSynch
  • MHN
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Network Advantage
  • Regence
  • TriWest
  • ValueOptions
  • Victims of Crime
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

LaQuita Suggs's Groups

Child Abuser Treatment

Attending this group will assist you in understanding the basic stages of development, alternative ways of communicating and disciplining. You may be able to satisfy your court mandated requirements. It explores the law, definitions of abuse and conflict resolution.

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Batterer Group

Court Order Batterers group that focuses on decreasing occurrence of domestic/partner violence.

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Grief/Loss Recovery Group

Group treatment focuses on assisting individuals with recovering from loss no matter how traumatic. Learn how to grieve and be okay with your emotions. Do you have a message to deliver to the person that you loss? It's not to late for those communications to be delivered.

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  • Grief
  • Relationship Issues
  • Spirituality


  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions and Victims of Crime
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders


  • Gay Issues
  • Lesbian Issues

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American, Native American
Alternative Languages: Spanish Speaking Interpreter
Religious Orientation: Christian


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults


  • Bisexual Clients
  • Cancer
  • Gay Clients
  • HIV / AIDS Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Managing Adaptive Practices
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Seeking Safety
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused
  • Trauma Focused- CBT


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2015
LaQuita Suggs, LCSW, SAP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Lakewood

LaQuita Suggs

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, SAP