I am compassionate, supportive, & pro-active. I have 20 years expertise with Mindfulness-based Mind-Body Therapies, which are cutting edge, well researched methods to help reduce stress, anxiety, depression & pain. Together, we will help you find some clarity, peace, & balance, and help you feeling better, while learning coping strategies to better manage life's stressors. I address the interconnection of thoughts, behaviors, emotions, body senses and beliefs. In addition we may address lifestyle, diet, exercise, stress & pain management, and spirituality. I do integrate Positive Psychology, CBT, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy & Meditation.
I do have expertise with Stress Management, Anxiety, Depression, Relationships, Chronic Pain & Medical Conditions including: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, CFS, Cancer, Diabetes,Emotional Eating/Weight Issues, & Disability Issues. I also have expertise with Substance Abuse, Grief & Loss, Trauma/PTSD, Academic/Career Issues, Adjustment, Transitions, and other Life Issues. I also have expertise with complex issues.
I am a positve role model in living successfully with my own painful,auto-immune condition. This makes me resourceful,wise,and compassionate to various kinds of physical/emotional suffering. Therapy sessions are kept fragrance free of strongly scented personal products in order to accommodate those with chemical sensitivities,and asthma.
Call or Email Susan Hurd for a free phone consultation now - (401) 285-1911


  • Years in Practice: 10 Years
  • School: Salve Regina University
  • Year Graduated: 2006
  • License No. and State: MHC00449 Rhode Island


  • Avg Cost (per session): $100 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Tufts
  • United
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: NBCC
  • Member Since: 2009
  • Membership: RIMCHA
  • Member Since: 2010

Susan Hurd's Groups

Mindfulness Meditation Mondays

Mindfulness Meditation Mondays is a Drop-In Group to practice Mindfulness Meditation on a consistent basis. Mindfulness Meditation is scientifically proven to be beneficial in better managing, coping and reducing Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Chronic Pain and Medical Conditions, Substance Abuse, Emotional Eating and other Life issuesl. Susan Hurd has 20 years experience in teaching Mindfulness Meditation. She has 30 years experience in Living a Green, Healthy and Mindful Lifestyle. Please be Mindful in Refraining from wearing Perfumes and strongly scented personal products in order to include those disabled with chemical sensitivities, asthma and migraines/headaches triggered by fragrances.

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Mindfulness Meditation and Stress Reduction

Mindfulness Meditation and Stress Reduction is scientfically proven to help one to better cope, manage and reduce: Stress,Pain, Anxiety, Depression, Substance Abuse, Trauma/PTSD, Chronic/Terminal Illness, Emotional Eating/ weight management and other medica/mental health issues, when facilitated by a trained mental health professional. Susan Hurd has 30 years of experience with mindfulness meditation and stress reduction methods.She has been teaching Mindfulness Meditation for 20 years, and integrating it into her psychotherapy practice for 10 years. She also has 30 years in living a Green, Healthy and Mindful lifestyle.

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  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Pain
  • Relationship Issues


  • Academic Underachievement
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Obesity
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management, Chronic Illness
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Weight Loss

Mental Health

  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders


  • Bisexual Issues
  • Gay Issues
  • Lesbian Issues
  • Transgender Identity

Client Focus


  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Cancer
  • HIV / AIDS Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family Systems
  • Holistic lifestyle counseling
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness trauma therapy
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Rehabilitation/disability
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Transpersonal
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Last Modified: 07 Nov 2014
Susan Hurd, MA, CAGS, LMHC, Counselor in Providence

Susan Hurd

Counselor, MA, CAGS, LMHC