Connecting People to Services

Professional Staff


Suzie Hauptmann,  MSW, LICSW

508-548-0533 ext 16

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Since her days as an undergraduate at Saint Michael’s College, Suzie has been engaged in projects and pursuits aimed at strengthening individuals and the communities in which they live.  After graduating college, she spent five years in Portland, Oregon working with homeless and at-risk youth before returning to Massachusetts to earn her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Boston College in 2001.  Following her graduate studies she was employed at Gosnold-Thorne Counseling Centers as a clinical social worker.  Suzie has been with the department since 2007 and has developed a strong knowledge base of the vast array of social services available in Falmouth and on Cape Cod.  Her strong community partnerships, an awareness of how to navigate complicated systems of care, and training in mental health, allows Suzie to empower residents to move their lives in a direction that improves their quality of life.

Licensed Staff

Mark Abbott, LICSW

508-548-0533 ext 14

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Mark earned his undergrad degree in Human Relations/Human Resources from Kalamazoo College in Michigan.  He worked for several years at Chrysalis in Los Angeles, Santa Monica, and Hollywood, CA helping homeless and low-income individuals find employment.  He then went on to earn his Master’s Degree in Social Work from Boston University in 2001, working as a clinical intern at the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health and Gosnold on Cape Cod. Following post-graduate work, Mark was a clinical social worker on a homeless outreach team, and was a child and adolescent therapist prior to coming to Falmouth Human Services in 2008.

Diane Delauter, LICSW

508-548-0533 ext 15

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Diane received her BA from San Francisco State University in Theatre Arts.  While loving working on plays and musicals, she decided that working to help people with real life difficulties, tragedies, mental illness ande trauma would ultimately be more fulfilling.  Diance received her Masters in Social work at Bridewater State University and has become passionate in doing group work and also working with older adults.  Prior to joining Falmouth Human Servicces, Diane worked in Kansas at a small rural hospital doing Intensive Outpatient Programming (IOP) for Older Adults.  Upon returning home to Cape Cod, she did the same type of IOP work for Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River.  Most recently, Diane has provided therapy with individuals, couples and families at the Community Health Center of Cape Cod.  In her off time, she rehearses and sings with the Cape Cod Chorale and enjoys spending time with family, friends and her dog and cat, Sophie and Sam!

Elizabeth Rodgers, LICSW                                                                                                   liz

508-548-0533 ext 11

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Liz began volunteering for the soup kitchen in downtown Springfield when she was in high-school and this spurred her interest in social justice. She went on to Eckerd College where she earned a B.A. in Women’s Studies and Philosophy.  At college she studied the impact of poverty on people’s lives while doing volunteer work and fundraising efforts in her local community for women to have equal access to medical care.  Liz then went on to Boston University to earn her Masters in Social Work degree in 1999.  Liz has worked at Gosnold, Emerson House, MSPCC and the Community Health Center where her focus shifted to working with children, teens and families specializing in treating people with trauma.

Administrative Staff

Susan Clondas, BS                                                                                                                                                       

508-548-0533 ext 10

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Resourceful and well-organized, Susan has over 25 years’ experience in administrative and leadership roles within customer service and marketing teams.  Prior to joining our team in 2010, Susan’s passion for helping others began when she worked as a Customer Service Manager at Perrier Group of America/Poland Spring Water, Co.  This resolve stuck with her through her Marketing Director’s position at General Growth Properties/Silver City Galleria where she coordinated annual charity events that benefitted over 100 Southeastern Massachusetts non-profit organizations.  Susan earned an Associate’s degree in Retail Management from Burdette Business School and then a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Bridgewater State College.  Susan provides support to our Director and Clinical staff and is happy spending her days helping the community get connected to resources, one resident at a time.

Graduate Student Intern

Alison McGrail

508-548-0533 ext 17

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Alison earned her undergraduate degree in Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies from Assumption College in Worcester, MA.  During that time, Alison worked as a High School Guidance Counselor, and volunteered at a local community support agency.  Here, Alison gained an interest in working with social justice and mental health.  After graduating, Alison worked for Southbay Community Services as a therapeutic mentor for youth aged 3-21.  Working in the mental health field with licensed social workers, and helping to empower individuals to gain resilience and independence led Alison to pursue her masters in social work from Boston University.  This is Alison’s first clinical internship.  She has an interest in working with mental health and trauma.  Currently, Alison works at Riverview School, a school for young adults with developmental disabilities.  She is from Falmouth, and is very familiar and passionate about the unique challenges that Cape Codders face.