Emily Beard

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Burton-On-Trent DE15 & Ashby de la Zouch LE65
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, my name is Emily, I am a Humanistic and Integrative psychotherapeutic counsellor.

I feel it is important to acknowledge that seeking therapy is not always easy, but if you are already reading this page, you have already taken your first steps.

Life throws challenges at us and sometimes the pain of historic and even nearer experiences just does not go away,  navigating this alone can be difficult. Perhaps you have a sense that something is not right, maybe anxiety and/or depression, that means you are not functioning to the fulness of your capacity, or that you are not able to enjoy life fully.  

We can seek support and advice from family and friends, but sometimes having someone that offers a neutral, accepting, and non-judgmental space is important, and allows you to explore what is happening, and how you really feel.

Through our child and adult experiences, we often ‘take on’ other people's views of ourselves, this means we have beliefs about ourselves that are not true to who we really are.

Being able to explore the root of why we have not developed to our full potential, and talk about our hurt and painful inner parts of ourselves can be the start of our own healing.

I am a warm and empathic relational and developmental therapist, offering a confidential, safe space for you to share your worries, challenges, and experiences. I work towards supporting you through inner healing to find a way that is better for you to be in the world.  It is important to feel that you can connect with, and work with your therapist, so I invite you to get in touch for a free fifteen-minute consultation, where you can ask any questions.  

Training, qualifications & experience

I have years of experience in clinical practice, with over 340 client hours, and have worked with (but not limited to); anxiety, depression, low mood, trauma, suicidal thoughts, self-harm, emotional and sexual abuse, neglect, rape, chronic illnesses, Loss and grief. 

I am a registered member with the BACP, adhering to their code of code and ethical framework. I have graduated with a first class BSc honours degree in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy at the Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute, accredited by Staffordshire University. 

The training I have undertaken is robust and rigorous both personally, experientially, and academically.

I have been a client in therapy, and have many hours as a clinical practitioner. I undertake clinical supervision with a UKCP accredited supervisor twice monthly, which overlooks all clinical work, to ensure safe and ethical practise for clients, and myself. I maintain my own welfare through my own therapy, supervision and self care, I also engage with continued professional development and training.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£50.00 per session

Additional information

Following our initial free chat, should you decide to have a full assessment with me this would take 90 minutes costing £50.00

I offer weekly face to face sessions in Stapenhill, Burton on Trent, DE15 and Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 and for clients unable to travel to me, I offer online sessions.

On deciding to proceed with counselling, sessions thereafter would last 50 minutes and would cost £50.00

This is to be paid at least 48 hours in advance of the session appointment by bank transfer.

Further information

I have experience in working as a therapist in SARAC in Burton on Trent, specifically supporting those affected directly or indirectly by childhood and adult sexual abuse and rape.

Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire, DE15

Ashby Holistic Centre, 2 Huntingdon Court, Market Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1AH

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Emily Beard
Emily Beard