Susie Wiet, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Wiet is an integrative developmental psychiatrist with expertise in holistic treatment of trauma-addiction, dual diagnosis, and complex psychiatric disorders. She synthesizes functional medicine principles, honed therapeutic skills (trauma-informed, psychodynamic and EMDR trained), and allopathic medical training to provide comprehensive treatment for optimal healing and conservative use of medication.

Working with diversity of patients and colleagues, some highlights across her career include: Trauma-Resiliency Collaborative (TRC, founder and chair), author of the Health-Resiliency Stress Questionnaire (HRSQ), Psychiatric Consultant (Clinics of Utah, Dept. of Health: Primary Care Integration Project), sequential Medical Directorships (University of Utah and community mental health organizations), Course Director of Adolescent Addiction (UofU), and educator/presenter on trauma-resiliency and adolescent addiction (locally, regionakky, and nationally).

Dr. Wiet is Adjunct Volunteer Faculty (Assistant Professor) at the University of Utah (Dept. of Psychiatry) and partakes active roles on community-based committees, and is an active board member of the Alumni Board School of Medicine (UofU) and the Academy on Violence and Abuse (AVA). She has received many awards for teaching, service, initiative, advocacy and excellent of care. She graduated from Northwestern University Medical School and trained at the U of U in General Psychiatry and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry (fellowship). She holds three American Medical Board certifications: General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine. She is a member of several professional organizations, most recently Institute of Functional Medicine. Dr. Wiet has been with Ascend since 2016.