Create a strong and healthy stepfamily,   one STEP at a time

Susan Haworth holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and two master’s degrees—one in counseling and the other in management—as well as post-master’s credentials in counseling. She has provided counseling, coaching, and training to individuals, families, and executives for over four decades.

Susan is the owner of Cambios Coaching and Consulting, which specializes in providing individual and couples’ counseling and coaching for stepparents all over the globe. Susan is a contributing writer to StepMom Magazine, where her monthly advice column, “The StepMom Whisperer,” appears.  Susan also facilitates support groups for stepmothers.

In addition to publishing articles in numerous trade journals, Susan has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and on national and international radio, podcast and television programs.

Susan’s book, A Change Would Do You Good: Proven Strategies for Creating the Life You Want (January 2022) is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and through independent booksellers nationwide. Susan and her family live in Northern California.


Here are some of the main points from Susan's interview:

  • What the 5 steps are to realizing and refocusing our mindset
  • Who’s responsible for a stepchild’s “bad behavior”
  • Who are the usual targets for blame in stepfamily situations
  • Why is owning your emotions important in dealing with frustrations, anger, and disappointment
  • How should communication with ex-partners in a stepfamily be handled

(the full version of this session runs 0:42:35)

Create a 
strong and healthy stepfamily, 
one STEP at a time