I am trained in Marriage and Family Therapy and have served as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor for over 25 years. I have served in both public and private mental health agencies, primarily for those seeking help with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, addiction and domestic violence.
Any client who has the courage to seek counseling is someone worth celebrating. With gentleness and warmth, I try to focus on each of my client's strengths to help them in the area they desire to change. My approach combines Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Emotional Focused Therapy, Systemic Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy as appropriate. I will tailor my dialog and treatment plan to meet the client's concerns. Each client's faith and moral values are recognized as a foundation for their desired growth. I look forward to meeting you.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, ADHD, Blended Family Issues, Communication Problems, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Forgiveness, Men's Issues, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling)
Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Gottman Method, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
IL LCPC 180.007424
These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Charles Beard. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.
I appreciate Mr. Beard for his ability to listen, to make pertinent suggestions without being pushy, and to provide exercises that have real practical value. His help was inestimable. I am thankful to him.
Written on Feb 08, 2023 after therapy with Charles for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues
I have been blessed through this very difficult year after losing my mother to have Charles to work with through my pain.
Written on Feb 06, 2023 after therapy with Charles for 11 months
I’ve only had one session and I’m
Not able to make a full and informed assessment from my limited experience
Written on Jan 27, 2023 after therapy with Charles for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues
Charles has heloed me cope with relationship loss. He sees me as a person and not as a statistic and responds to my individual need and situation in moving forward.
Written on Dec 25, 2022 after therapy with Charles for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes
From the first meeting, I knew Charles had the experience and empathy to listen and help me process my situation. I found myself feeling that his advice was wise and with the spiritual background that I had been looking for.
Written on Dec 20, 2022 after therapy with Charles for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and family conflicts
Easy to talk too.
Written on Dec 13, 2022 after therapy with Charles for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and addictions