Mrs Susan Beange

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS14-01231

Location: Consett

Key Worker CounsellingMates in Mind

Hello I'm Sue.
I am a former health professional and integrative psychotherapist meaning a combination of all counselling approaches can be used.
With a client led holistic approach to counselling I have an understanding of the importance of nurturing physical mental emotional and social wellbeing. I am trained in holistic therapies and clinical hypnotherapy.I am an accredited member of The National Counselling Society and The National Hypnotherapy Society. I have experience of mental health needs working within GP practice in primary care and as a bereavement volunteer counsellor for Cruse bereavement care organisation.
I am now working in private practice, based in Shotley Bridge Consett and Newcastle.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling ( Ad Dip PC)
    Feb 2017 ( accredited professional therapist training )

    Accredited Member of National Counselling Society
    Professional Standards Authority registered
    Membership No. NCS-14-01231

    Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Counselling skills 2014-2016
    National Hypnotherapy Society
    membership No. HS00T105

    CRUSE Bereavement Counsellor 2016 - 2019.

    Registered Nurse (BSc Hons) 1987-2019
    Registered PIN No. 84B0246E

    Registered Midwife 1993-2001 Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

    Professional Indemnity and Liability Insured

    Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Certificate) 2016
    Certificate No. 001525060078

    Further Training:

    Complementary therapy training 2008-2019

    Mental Health First Aid 2018
    (MHFA England )


    Treating Chronic Stress and Stress Related Pain Certificate 2017
    (National Counselling Society)

    Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice Module 2017
    (Alcohol Learning Centre - Department of Health)

    Delivering Cardiovascular Health Checks 2017
    Health Diagnostics CPD Quality Assured certificate

    Cruse Bereavement Care Foundation Course 2016
    (Tees Valley and Durham Area Cruse Bereavement Care)

    Cruse Bereavement Care Ascentis Level 2 Certificate 2016

    Safeguarding Vulnerable Children and Adults 2016
    (Cruse Bereavement care - Durham and Tees Valley)

    Domestic Violence Training 2016
    (GP Practice NHS Newcastle CCG)

    Smoking Cessation Level 3 Advisor 2016 -
    (First Contact Clinical Change 4 Life South Tyneside )

    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 2016
    (GP Practice NHS Newcastle CCG )

    PTSD Certificate - An Integrative Approach 2015
    (Jesmond Therapy Centre )

    Reiki 1st and 2nd Degree Practitioner trained 2008

    Pregnancy Loss and Grief Training and Development Certificate 1995
  • What I can help with
    • Abortion
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Addiction (e.g. Alcohol, Computer games, Drugs, Food, Gambling, Sex, Smoking)
    • Adolescence
    • Ageing and related issues
    • AIDS / HIV
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cancer
    • Carers
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Post-traumatic stress (PTSD)
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Relationships
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Spirituality
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
    • Emotional issues
    • Exams
    • Job interviews
    • Panic attacks
    • Relaxation
    • Self esteem
    • Self-defeating behaviours
    • Shyness
    • Start exercising
    • Stop smoking
    • Stress
    • Chronic fatigue syndrome / m.e.
    • Ibs
    • Sleep
    • Immune system support
    • Childbirth: labour
    • Tinnitus
    • Childbirth: fertility
    • Childbirth: pregnancy
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