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.
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, Attachment Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Communication Problems, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, 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), Self-Harm, 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
AR LCSW 2142-C
TX LCSW 65538
DrLewallen has been an invaluable source of support, providing mental health information and insight during one of the most challenging and difficult times of my life. I can’t say enough about how much I appreciate this relationship to help me navigate this transition in my life.
Written on Sep 12, 2023 after therapy with Jina for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, grief, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
Dr. Lewallen has been a critical ally in my life. Having the her helping me take on care giving a parent — someone who understands aging and the supports people need to be a care taker has been invaluable She helps me stop the spin and identify next steps.
Written on Sep 09, 2023 after therapy with Jina for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd
Dr.lewallen gave me the confidence with all the knowledge that she is sharing with me . She knows exactly how to deal with my personal mental health I am learning to trust her because of her professionalism . I once again have hope thanks to her .
Written on Sep 05, 2023 after therapy with Jina for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, and coping with life changes
Dr. Lewallen is very compassionate. We clicked immediately on our first meeting. Because of her expertise people have noticed a change in me - for the better. I would highly recommend her.
Written on Aug 19, 2023 after therapy with Jina for 1 year and 1 month on issues concerning depression, grief, and self esteem
Jina is amazing! I’ve had a few other therapists and they don’t even compare. What a blessing!
Written on Jul 19, 2023 after therapy with Jina for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues, and self esteem
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