Shawn A. Beard, MA, NCC, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Nationally Certified Counselor specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Pittsburgh, PA.
With several years experience as a therapist, and as a graduate of Waynesburg University specializing in working with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Substance Use Disorders, and Hoarding; he is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Trauma Informed Care.
In addition to being a prominent therapist, Shawn Beard has presented at various groups and to general audiences speaking on topics including procrastination, assertive communication skills, fair fighting techniques, interpersonal communication skills, and identifying ill-conceived rule sets.
Shawn is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, s/he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Waynesburg University Master of Arts Counseling
University of Phoenix Master of Business Administration
Fairmont State University Bachelors Management
License, Certifications & Awards
Licesnse Professional Counselor
National Certified Counselor
Ongoing Continuing Education via the following organizations:
DDAP, University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work, ACOPC
Professional Activities and Memberships
American Counseling Association
National Board of Certified Counselors