I am Arnold A Lavaire, a bilingual Christian counselor licensed in the state of Virginia and Illinois. I was born and raised in Honduras and moved to live in the United States in 1996. I served 5 years of military service in the US Navy. I am fluent in Spanish, I can conduct counseling in English and in Spanish. I earned a B.S. in Psychology from Campbell University, a M.A. in Counseling from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, and a M.Div. from Mid-America Reformed Seminary.
Additional areas of focus: Blended Family Issues, Communication Problems, Divorce and Separation, Family of Origin Issues, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Multicultural Concerns, Social Anxiety and Phobia
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
IL LCPC 180007650
VA LPC 0701010484
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Arnold is excellent . He listens well and asks helpful, challenging questions. He was able to appropriately diagnose and start working on a treatment plan right away.
Written on Jan 17, 2023 after therapy with Arnold for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety
Mr. Lavaire is a great listener and therapist. He is easy to relate to if you serve in the military. If you need any help with dealing with family, he is your guy.
Written on Jan 13, 2023 after therapy with Arnold for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, and anger management
Arnold has been very helpful to my wife and I as we have been working through some issues with our marriage. He listens to and cares about your concerns.
Written on Dec 12, 2022 after therapy with Arnold for 2 months on issues concerning intimacy-related issues
Written on Nov 17, 2022 after therapy with Arnold for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues