Paula Beard

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Paula brings over 25 years of experience in various healthcare environments to her therapy practice. She has a Master of Arts in health leadership and a Master of Social Work with a clinical specialization. Paula has a general therapy practice and supports people experiencing grief, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and substance use disorder. She also has a special interest in operational stress injuries impacting healthcare providers, paramedics, dispatch and call-takers, police, and firefighters.

 

Her clinical background includes two years as a social worker and therapist, and 18 years as an advanced care paramedic which helps inform her work supporting the mental health of public safety personnel and healthcare professionals. Paula utilizes a range of approaches to support her clients including EMDR, CBT, Brief Solution Focused Therapy and Integrated Somatic Therapy.

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