Meet Susan Hanger.

About Me.

Susan Hanger Counsellor

With four wonderful adult children from my first marriage, in 1999 I experienced the hurt and the feeling of hopelessness when my marriage of 20 years came to end.

I have since remarried to very supportive and mature man who has strongly encouraged me to follow my dreams to help others through life’s trials. Thus I returned to studies and now hold a BA Degree specializing in counselling. Also taking on the challenges of completing a Master in Couple Counselling.

I started Susan Hanger Counselling because I wanted to share my life experiences with others as a guide and mentor. Assisting others to find their way through life's issues and complexities.

In a secure private setting, I offer a comfortable, safe and relaxed environment in which we can meet and discuss the issues at hand.

Areas of Interest.

  • Relationship Couples Counselling.
  • Domestic Violence.
  • Sexual Abuse.
  • Emotional Abuse.
  • Depression.
  • Substance Abuse.
  • Anxiety.
  • Grief and Loss
  • Working with Children.

My Qualifications and Memberships.

  • Bachelor of Arts in Counselling (Tabor College Vic).
  • Masters of Counselling 2016. (finishing 2016)
  • Diploma of Sandplay and Symbology.
  • Member of Australian Counselling Association.
  • Member of Federation of Victorian Counsellors Inc.

Profession Training and Development.

  • Workshop in Play Therapy; October 2015
  • Workshop in CRAF Training (Family Violence Risk Assessment and Management.) October 2015.
  • Workshop in Vanish; October 2015
  • Workshop 1, 3, 4, 5 in Expressive Therapy (2015).
  • Workshop in Emotional Focus Therapy (EFT).
  • Specialist training in ‘Couple Therapy’ with Relationship Australia (RA), 2012.
  • ‘The Live Couple Therapy Consultation Program’ in 2012 and 2013
  • Completed Internship with Relationship Australia 2013 to 2014.
  • Previously at Lighthouse Christian Collage where I was a member of their Well Being Team (unpaid position).
  • Stages 1 & 2 of a new therapy program called ‘Interactive Drawing’ developed in New Zealand
  • Work shop program on Focus therapy.
  • Emotional Focus Therapy held by Relationship Australia.

If you are in crisis:

Please call lifeline on 131 114

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