I have been working with Karen Sussman for several weeks after being referred to her by my ENT doctor for persistent hoarseness and a nodule on my vocal cord. My voice quality has improved tremendously! Using her techniques and following her sound advice has allowed me to maintian conversations in social situations without losing my voice immediately, and I no longer experience the frustration I dealt with in those situations. Karen is a wealth of knowledge and experience in her field.She is the consummate professional, and I look forward to each and every session. I learn so much during every enjoyable visit, and have no probelm following her wonderful directions for my home practice. Karen loves what she does. Because of Karen, even though I started out having great difficulty just to speak, I dare to hope that one day I will actually be able to realize my dream of taking singing lessions.