Susan's Story

My story …. so far!

I am an award-winning international hypnotherapist and consultant,  offering services across Scotland,  the UK and beyond.  I am available for private consultations, workshops, training and consultancy.

‘Life is for living, live with purpose and no regrets!

I am passionate about helping people to unlock their potential. I feel that I am a creative and energetic change consultant. I work with dynamic and positive people who are ready to embrace life.

At New Horizons we have an experienced and proven track record and with my principle associate, we help people to re-balance, gain resilience, overcome stress and attain positive mental health and well-being. We also offer ‘in-house training’ and digital platforms, CPD, leadership, innovation and positive change programmes. I offer supervision and mentoring.

My Professional Bio

I have an MSc from Aberdeen University and a B.Sc. (Psychology) from the Open University. I have a number of Diplomas, e.g. Clinical hypnotherapy, NLP and CBT, a Post Graduate Diploma in Drug and Alcohol Addictions, and Mediation and Conflict Resolution.

I am a fully qualified and registered coach, licensed and accredited de-stress consultant, clinical hypnotherapist and motivation therapist. I am also a validated practitioner and member of the Association of Coaching, and senior practitioner with the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council (SQHP) as well as a business mentor with the Chamber of Commerce, and registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC). I am the founder of ‘Susan Chan Associates’ and ‘Susan Chan at New Horizons’, an author and media consultant with my own extensive range of audio recordings. I am proud to state that I am an ambassador for the University of Aberdeen’s MSc. Mindfulness programme and the Mindfulness Association. I am also a wellbeing and hypnotherapy consultant for Dumfries House.


My studies are not over! I am currently working towards a Professional Doctorate on leadership and coaching.

My Personal file

So, what about me?! I love music and art, especially being creative with my wonderful grandchildren!  I like to describe myself as an adventure traveller, whether it be in the rain forest of Borneo, on a camel trek in Morocco, trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas or just sitting on a beach/ mountain in Scotland. I seem to have acquired my own mini zoo, with dogs, a cat, a tortoise and numerous fish.

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Exploring in the rain forest of Borneo with my husband and principle associate Ian Geddes

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