PSU Counseling Center Mental Health Clinician Elizabeth Bean

Elizabeth Bean

Mental Health Counselor I
Phone: (603) 535-2461
Office: Counseling Center, Counseling Center, MSC 26, Plymouth, NH 03264

Pronouns: she/her/hers


Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor since March 2012
M.Ed. in Mental Health Counseling from PSU May 2009
B.S., Psychology from PSU, May 2006
Member of the American Mental Health Counselor’s Association
Member of the New Hampshire Mental Health Counselor’s Association


Beth was previously a student at PSU and received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees here. Beth has experience working in private practice and community mental health. 

Counseling Approach and Areas of Specialization

Beth’s treatment approach is Eclectic and includes solution-focused, psychodynamic, client centered and cognitive behavioral therapies from a strength-based perspective. In her work with individuals, she often utilizes mindfulness and meditation, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy for the treatment of PTSD (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Her approach to therapy is direct, compassionate and collaborative, recognizing that the therapist and individual work together with a shared vision of the individual’s needs and goals and changes needed to meet those goals. 

Beth has experience working with diverse populations including people of color and people of the LGBTQIA+ community.


Beth enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hiking, kayaking, snowboarding, swimming, reading, playing cards and board games, meditating, camping and spending as much time outdoors as possible.