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Dr. Jina Lewallen, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Grief Self esteem Depression Compassion fatigue
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About me

Welcome to Better Help,
Now that you have decided to seek support for the challenges you are experiencing, I am happy to be a supportive part of your journey. I am an LCSW, licensed in Arkansas and Texas and have over 15 years of clinical practice and 10 years of teaching Social Work. My specialty area is working with older adults whether individually, couples or families in areas of life transitions, depression, anxiety, dementia, capacity, life planning, and end of life planning. I also have experience working with diverse challenges in all age groups including depression, anxiety, mood and personality disorders as well as dual diagnosis comorbidities. I use a variety of therapeutic modalities including, CBT, DBT Motivational Interviewing, Narrative and Mindfulness as well as Problem and Solution Focus work and Client-Centered environment. My approach to therapies are collaborative as I believe working together results in best outcomes for you. Therapy can be difficult but well worth the time and effort.
I look forward to meeting and working with you.

Professional experience

15yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Communication Problems, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Intellectual Disability, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Trichotillomania, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

AR LCSW 2142-C

TX LCSW 65538

Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Dr. Jina Lewallen. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

She seems super understanding and cares as well. That's not something I'm used to and I appreciate it a lot

Written on Jul 22, 2022 after therapy with Jina for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Dr. Lewallen has helped me in profound ways. She understands my challenges and respects my desire to find solutions. Our sessions are always productive and she often gives me helpful exercises to learn new skills and techniques. I'm kind of amazed at how quickly she grasped my challenges, and impressed by how supportive and helpful she has been. I look forward to each of our sessions.

Written on Jun 30, 2022 after therapy with Jina for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Awesome love her very much.

Written on May 04, 2022 after therapy with Jina for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, anger management, and career difficulties

Best therapist I have had in years. Helping me process and understand more about myself and triggers and dealing with them.

Written on Apr 14, 2022 after therapy with Jina for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue

She has endless compassion, flexibility, and she meets my where I am regardless of my messes or how long I’ve been floating.

Written on Apr 05, 2022 after therapy with Jina for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

I love being able to talk to Jina! She is so supportive and really understands what I want to achieve with therapy. She is very flexible with her schedule and is great with communicating.

Written on Apr 01, 2022 after therapy with Jina for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, bipolar disorder, and coaching