Healing touch certified practitioner | mycologist | naturalist


Sue is a wonderful speaker.  She lectures on many aspects of fungi: identification, mycoremediation, mycotechnologies and medicinal mushrooms.  She also speaks to groups as a healer, breast cancer survivor, and spiritual guide.

Please contact her to set up a workshop, presentation or individual session.



Identify and release emotional memories at the root of every day pain and dysfunction by connecting to essential life force energy.

Sue Van Hook grew up immersed in nature and believes that maintaining a connection to the earth is essential for healing and well-being. She works with clients to identify and release emotional memories at the root of pain, dysfunction or illness by connecting to life force energy.  

She is certified as a Healing Touch practitioner and to teach Healing Touch to children ages 6-12.  She incorporates various healing techniques learned through the study of Healing Touch, Craniosacral Therapy, Reiki, the Motz intuitive energy method, shamanic journeying and active dreamwork.

She uses Young Living Essential Oils with her clients and is a YL Consultant (member # 1064569) offering various oils workshops. Sue's healing space is in Cambridge, NY. She also works with clients outdoors in natural settings and does long distance healing. 

Sue holds a Master of Arts degree in Biology and enjoys sharing her love of fungi, plants and animals. She taught labs in ecology, plant biology and environmental science for 18 years at Skidmore College after working ten years in land 

The old Lakota was wise.  He knew that man’s heart away form nature becomes hard; he knew that lack of respect for growing, living things soon led to lack of respect for humans too.                                                                           Lakota Chief Luther Standing Bear

About Sue

conservation for The Nature Conservancy and Maine Coast Heritage Trust.   She offers individual and group mushroom identification walks, nature hikes, and guided backcountry retreats.