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Gavin Beard
Integrative Therapist – Trauma Specialist
Gavin Beard

Gavin Beard

Since 2001, Gavin Beard has worked with Priory as an outpatient therapist seeing individuals, couples and families.

Gavin has experience working with patients experiencing depressive disorders, stress and anxiety as well as patients with co-existing conditions such as bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD).

Gavin is fully trained in eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) – a therapy used to treat many forms of trauma.

Training

  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Therapy – WPF
  • Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Accredited with Federation of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners (FDAP)
  • Accredited with National Counsellor Accreditation Certificate (NCAC)
  • British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists Registered (BACPReg)

Research interests

  • Relapse prevention
  • Trauma
  • Family intervention
Qualifications
  • Accredited with Federation of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners (FDAP)
  • Accredited with National Counsellor Accreditation Certificate (NCAC)
  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Therapy – WPF
  • British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists Registered (BACPReg)
  • Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR)

I have worked as a therapist for over 20 years and bring a wealth of warmth, skill and experience to my work. I have specialised in addictions and managed a number of successful inpatient treatment programmes alongside setting up both day care and family programmes.

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Acquired Brain Injury
Acute Inpatient Services
Addiction Treatment
Adjustment Disorder
Adult Acute, HDU & PICU
Affective Disorders
Agoraphobia
Alcohol Rehabilitation
Alzheimer's Disease
Anger Management
Anorexia Nervosa
Anxiety
Anxiety Attack Treatment
Asperger Syndrome
Attachment Disorder
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD and ADD
Autism
Autism and Learning Disability NHS Service
Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Bereavement
Binge Eating Disorder (BED)
Bipolar Disorder
Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
Brain Injury Services
Bulimia Nervosa
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Cannabis Addiction
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
Cocaine Addiction
Conduct Disorder
Dementia
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Drug Induced Psychosis
Drug Rehabilitation
Early Onset Dementia
Eating Disorders
CAMHS Eating Disorders
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Eating Disorders Services
Ecstasy / MDMA Addiction
Exercise Addiction
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Gambling Addiction
Gaming Addiction
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Plastic Surgery Addiction
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Psychoses (CAMHS)
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Schizophrenia
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
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Selective Mutism
Self Harm
Active Rehabilitation for Severe and Enduring Mental Health - NHS
Sex and Love Addiction
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