New U by Design, LLC

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, NCC, SFW, LPC
 therapist: New U by Design, LLC,
In-Person in Canonsburg, PA 15317
In-Person in Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Online in Pennsylvania
Shawn Beard, MA, NCC, LPC, proprietor of New U by Design, is a Board Certified Licensed Professional Counselor, Strengthsbased Family Worker, and Nationally Certified Counselor specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. With several years experience as a therapist, and as a graduate of Waynesburg University specializing in working with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, and Substance Use Disorders; Shawn is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Trauma Informed Care. Shawn has presented at various groups and to general audiences speaking on topics including procrastination, assertive communication skills, fair fighting techniques, interpersonal communication skills, and identifying and replacing ill-conceived rule sets. Shawn is an interactive, solution-focused therapist whose therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with individuals to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to and capable of accomplishing. Shawn also provides business and life coaching services.

Client Focus

Session Format: Couple, Family, Group, Individual therapy sessions.
Age Specialty: Adult
Demographic Expertise: Men clients.

Treatment Approach

  • Behavioral
  • Cognitive/Cognitive-Behavioral
  • Gestalt
  • Psychoeducational
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Approach Description: At New U by Design, we strive to meet you where you are. We provide a safe environment in which you more willingly open up and share your history and then move on to how it effects your present. We work to create the U that you are can be.

Education & Credentials

New U by Design, LLC MA, NCC, SFW, LPC
  • Male
  • License # PC009130
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania
  • Practicing Since 2013
Education: Shawn Beard Waynesburg University Master of Arts Counseling University of Phoenix Master of Business Administration Business Fairmont State University Bachelors Management


  • Average Session Fee $140.00-150.00
  • Affordable sliding scale therapy: apply if you may be eligible.
  • We proudly support the efforts of the Open Path Psychotherapy Collective and therefore offer Affordable Sliding Scales. Call us at 844.639.8298 or visit for more information.
  • Accepts Insurance
  • Insurances: UPMC, Highmark, BC/BS, Aetna, Cigna, United Behavioral Health, Optum. EAPs: LifeSolutions, ESI, Carebridge, Cigna, Aetna, ComPsych, Guidance Resources, Matrix EAP. Trouble finding someone in your EAP or insurance network? Call us. We can look into accepting your insurance or EAP.

New U by Design, LLC Practice Details

Therapy Sessions
  • Available In-Person in Canonsburg, PA 15317
  • Available Online for residents of Pennsylvania
  • Online Therapy Details: Online therapy offered via HIPAA secure platforms.
New U by Design, LLC Practice Description
Providing individual, couples and family counseling, our treatment specializations include: Anxiety, Fear, and Persistent Worry Depression and Anxiety Couples Counseling Family Counseling Parenting Support Grief Counseling Work and Career issues Stage of Life Changes Stress Management Conflict Resolution The Therapists at New U by Design work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span from therapy for depression and grief counseling to parenting support, couples counseling and beyond. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, we offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client's individual needs to help attain the personal growth they’re striving for. It is our goal to be as close as possible to where you need us so New U by Design has multiple convenient, bright, and motivating locations: Pittsburgh - Downtown Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (Two Locations on Grant Street). North Shore Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 Greentree Holiday Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15220 SouthPointe Ansys Drive, Canonsburg, PA 15317 McMurray 3307 Washington Road, Suite #8, McMurray, PA 15317 Call 844.639.8298 now to learn more about how we can help you find your U!

Practice Overview

1900 Main Street
651 Holiday Drive
Available both in-person and online
10 Years Experience
Couple, Family, Group, Individual

Office Hours

8:30 am - 8:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Driving Directions

Call for directions. We do not advertise our street addresses as we do not have walk-in services. Appointments are required. Please note that picture identification is required to access our downtown locations.

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