Mr. Beal received his bachelor’s degree from Penn State University. He later received his master’s degree in social work from West Virginia University. Mr. Beal is a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work. He is licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in the State of Pennsylvania. Mr. Beal has had advanced training in Critical Incident Stress Management. He previously worked as a Crisis Intervention Director, where he responded to a variety of critical incidents. Mr. Beal has extensive experience working both with substance abuse populations as well as with adolescents and adults with both mental health and substance abuse issues. Mr. Beal also offers integrated mental health and substance abuse services. Currently, he owns and operates Beal Counseling and Consulting and is an adjunct professor for the University of Pittsburgh.