Years in Practice: 20+ Years
School: University of Oklahoma
Year Graduated: 2002
License No. and State: M9806028 Arkansas
People can change. I have 20 years of experience helping people to change into a better version of who they want to be. I have been successful at helping children, adolescents, and adults of all ages. People can replace bad habits with good ones, develop healthy coping skills for serious problems, revive failing relationships, and learn to have a good life now and a better hope for the future.
I have experienced the greatest success at helping couples to rebuild destroyed marriages, often when only one partner is willing to attend therapy. I also have an effective method of leading people to overcome the limitations of fear, stress and anxiety, usually within a few weeks.
I approach life from a Christian worldview. I seek after solutions that will benefit all concerned.
MINDFULNESS BASED COUNSELING: I am passionate about being a guide and counsel for others as they deepen and clarify their life, and I want to aid in their search for meaning, connection and contentedness. Our lives inevitably have struggles and periods of confusion, and I deeply value the strife and courage towards wholeness and health. I encourage this journey for everyone and will be honored to be a part of yours. My past experience is as a Counselor in Residence and Senior Mental Health Clinician at the Counseling and Psychological Services at the University of Arkansas. See website to schedule.
My expertise is in the areas of mindfulness, self-esteem, introversion concerns, college student concerns, anxiety, depression, trauma, family dynamics, multicultural concerns, pregnancy/postpartum and relational distress. I am passionate about overcoming dull/discontent states of being and becoming a curious and enthusiastic participant in life.
Founded in 1988, Millcreek Behavioral Health is a leading provider of intermediate care for children and adolescents who are emotionally disturbed or developmentally disabled. Located in Arkansas and created due to the overwhelming need for these kind of services for children and adolescents, Millcreek offers residential treatment that addresses the unique needs of each patient. Regardless of the level of care needed, the programs at Millcreek strive to implement the most effective and valuable treatment as possible so as to ensure patient success and improvement. Millcreek’s multidisciplinary team of professionals, including psychiatrists, registered nurses, case managers, licensed clinical therapists, recreational therapists, and nutritionists, conscientiously work to guide and support patients towards wellness. This team also focuses on each patient’s strengths while identifying areas requiring improvement so that positive personal growth can be achieved. With treatment planning that integrates proven and evidence-based techniques and modalities, the combination of the caring staff and methods of treating mental health conditions, such as depression, are what make Millcreek a great place to facilitate progressive change for children and adolescents.
Years in Practice: 30+ Years
School: University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Year Graduated: 1977
License No. and State: C-264 Arkansas
After thirty years of practice as a psychotherapist and twenty years of teaching graduate students my primary goals remain the same: I intend to help clients discover their own strengths and resources. I enjoy empowering clients to confidently utilize their abilities to improve the quality of life and experience healing recovery from crises. An ideal client allows me to work jointly with them in a partnership to enjoy a sense of their own worth and resilience.
I work in the following speciality areas: Anxiety disorders Grief and Loss recovery Hypnosis for healthy eating habits Dreamwork interpretation Sleep disorders Depression disorders
I have an appreciation for the spiritual dimension of a client’s life. I respectfully work a client’s sources of inspiration and their search for meaning and purpose in their world.
Years in Practice: 20+ Years
School: Southern Arkansas University
Year Graduated: 1983
License No. and State: P9208016 Arkansas
I see myself as an emotional fitness trainer. I can help you fine tune your communications skills, work on assertiveness, and improve self-esteem. I enjoy couple’s work–helping each learn to understand and meet the other’s needs, therefore enhancing the satisfaction of both. I can help stressed and depressed individuals learn ways to take better care of themselves as they begin to listen to their bodies. I have over 20 years experience as an Employee Assistance Professional, specializing in solution-focused therapy.
I specialize in codependency, marital issues, parenting concerns, communication problems and substance abuse. I offer individual, couples, family and group counseling for adults and adolescents.
I believe that life is a journey–a series of problems–and that talking with an objective listener can help with the challenges encountered along the way.
My passion is helping people achieve their goals and address their concerns. But, I know the first step is often the hardest step. For over a decade I have been working with individuals and families obtain their goals. Whether you know specifically what you want to achieve or just know you want something different, we’ll journey through the process together in a respectful, safe and confidential manner.
I specialize in working with school age children and adults experiencing behavioral or mood issues. Each of us are unique individuals and need an individualized approach to optimize our efforts. Using evidence based strategies we’ll develop a plan that utilizes your strengths and takes into consideration your unique situation.
Healing the hearts of individuals, couples and families is at the heart of my practice. I love to support & help you build and nurture healthy, positive relationships, resolve painful issues in your past or present, and identify what you want in your life and how you can make it happen.
I love helping you recognize & develop your strengths, improve your relationships, and resolve situations or issues that may be hurting you or your loved ones. Helping military spouses & families thrive within the culture of military life is an important part of my practice. A wealth of life experience combined with clinical training & expertise give me a deeper understanding of your needs and how to best help you. Building a comforting and encouraging therapeutic relationship with you with respect, compassion, and a down-to-earth approach is my foundation for helping you and your family achieve positive growth and change.
Do you have trouble maintaining focus and staying on task? Is your child struggling academically? Such problems may result from Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), a specific learning disorder, or intellectual disability. A psychological evaluation might prove invaluable for identifying the nature and severity of psychological disabilities. I have extensive experience in assessing intelligence, academic achievement and personality in children and adults. I am ready to help you identify and eliminate the barriers standing in the way of personal achievement.
Do you frequently feel overwhelmed with anxiety and/or depression? Are you experiencing marriage or family problems? I am a skilled and empathetic therapist, providing individual, couples and family counseling, who will treat you with respect and provide you with the tools to help you cope with life’s stressors.
I help couples strengthen their relationships, support individuals healing from abuse & domestic violence, and provide Biblically-integrative therapy. My desire is to help people rebuild relationships, equip them to manage conflict, heal past wounds, and discover who they were created to be. I have a special place in my heart for people who’ve experienced abuse in childhood or marriage. As a therapist, my goal is to pull alongside you during times of hurt and frustration, work to make sure you’re understood, help sort out complicated emotions, and create a plan that helps you become a healthier, happier you.
Over the past 20 years, I’ve helped in developing coping skills, increasing productive thinking, improving relationships, & overcoming traumatic issues in a safe, nurturing environment. My approach is down-to-earth & focuses on getting to know you, and using techniques that have been researched & found most effective for your problems.
I have worked in mental health in for over 8 years. I believe that everyone deserves the same treatment regardless of their pay source. I work closely with several psychiatrist and primary care physicians in the area for the most effective care possible.
I have worked with all ages and various mental disorders but I am specializing in the less severely mentally ill with insurance or private pay. I have specialized training in ADHD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder as well as with Grief, Addiction, Depression, Panic Disorder, and Bipolar clients.