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Susan Beard, LPC

Addictions LGBTQ+ Trauma, Abuse Self esteem, Motivation Coping with life changes
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About me

I am licensed in Mississippi with 14+ years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, lgbt+-related issues, trauma and abuse, intellectual disabilities, motivation, self-esteem, confidence, and couples’ issues. I am trained in Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR). Accelerated Resolutions Therapy (ART), Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), the Gottman Method, and Dialectical and Behavioral Therapy (DBT). I am a Certified Sex Addictions Therapist, Certified Multiple Addictions Specialist, Rainbow Advocate Clinical Specialist, and an Autism Spectrum Disorder Clinical Specialist. I collaborate with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support and empower you in that journey.

Professional experience

14yrs in practice
Addictions LGBTQ+ Trauma, Abuse Self esteem, Motivation Coping with life changes

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Gender Dysphoria, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Jealousy, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Self-Harm, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Women's Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Gottman Method, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered

Video
Phone
Live Chat
Messaging

License information

MS LPC 2115

Reviews

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She is the best therapist and I enjoy talking to her.

Written on Feb 08, 2024 after therapy with Susan for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Susan is a great listener and has a great deal of expertise. She has so many new and innovative techniques in her arsenal to address issues related to stress and anxiety. She exudes a calm demeanor and offers clear, concise feedback. Highly recommended.

Written on Jan 27, 2024 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

A really great therapist! The first therapist I've found that doesn't give cookie cutter advice or talk down to you.

Written on Jan 10, 2024 after therapy with Susan for 1 year and 5 months on issues concerning trauma and abuse, self esteem, and adhd

She's very nice, she is supportive of me exploring my gender, and she has helped me identify alot of problems in my life. Super helpful and I'm glad that I am seeing her!

Written on Dec 26, 2023 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Susan is the absolute best and I feel she truly does care for me. I’m glad we were matched. I look forward to our sessions.

Written on Nov 08, 2023 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life

Great fit for me!

Written on Sep 24, 2023 after therapy with Susan for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd