Arkansas is the state known for its diamond mind. And diamonds are the perfect representation of mental health. Good mental health is shining, valuable, and can sometimes come from the roughest circumstances. But for others, good mental health is rare and hard to buy. 

A counselor can be the mining equipment you need to find your diamond. Talk to an Arkansas-based counselor today and see what they have to offer.

 

This is Lillianne McBeth's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
MSW, LISW-CP, LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

Thank you for considering me to be your therapist here at Betterhelp! I am a licensed clinical social worker with 19 total years of experience (please see education and training credentials below) counseling persons of all ages, genders, cultures and abilities. I believe in focusing on one's strengths as much as one's struggles. I am compassionate and am truly dedicated to listening to my clients. Together, I believe I can work with a client in a collaborative way to make positive changes. I believe in the power of change at any stage in one's life. I...

This is Lisa Dicus's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
MSW, LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management
Years of Experience: 15

I’ve been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) for the past 15 years and have worked in many different types of community services such as Geropsych, Hospice, Inpatient Psych and now working with Domestic Violence survivors and their alleged offenders - adults and children through the military. I’m also trained as a Forensic Child Interviewer. I’m well versed in personality disorders and mood disorders, along with aging and marital issues. I consider myself a Behavioral Therapist and use Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) as the main mode of therapy, but also...

This is Linda McNellis's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 26

Hello: My name is Linda McNellis. I am a mental health professional driven to help others overcome personal obstacles with twenty-six years’ experience. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) I value each person's unique personality and individual situations that prompt them to seek professional services. I am committed to assist individuals reach their full potential. I have a significant amount of experience working with person coping with loss/grief, depression, anxiety and traumatic stress. Other areas of expertise include: family/relationship issu...

This is Daryl Mitchell's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 26

Hello and welcome. Thank you for reading my profile. I begin counseling by listening. Every person is unique and your experiences are different from others. I do not tell people what to do. Instead I will help you explore the possibilities that your problems reveal and guide you to choose the best path for yourself. Experience teaches me that people get stuck when the story of themselves doesn't match their current reality. The stuckness usually comes from believing that change is too hard or not possible based on past choices. The truth is we choose our...

This is Rebecca Navarre's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LMSW, LCSW,LifeCoach
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Eating disorders, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I have extensive training and education in Neuropsychology with emphasis on brain functioning and processes. We can get to the bottom of what is causing your struggles and work on a collaborative strategy to resolve it. Are you dealing with unresolved childhood issues or trauma? Do you have trouble in social situations? Do you often feel isolated and alone? Is your anxiety and depression dominating your daily routine? I work with individuals who struggle with low moods, uneasiness and loneliness. If you need helping getting control over our feelings, contact...

This is Betina Bolin's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I have over 10 years of combined counseling experience at the professional level and believe in the profession that I am licensed in which is social work. I believe in a client-centered perspective and derive my approaches from a variety of treatment modalities. Cognitive behavioral is a significant framework that I utilize but I believe that other approaches are also effective as sessions need to be tailored to the unique needs of the individual or clientele being served. I believe in true empathy, truly trying to understand my clients' perspectives and thei...

This is Maylynn Staggs's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LPC-S,NBCC,TF-CBT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! I am Maylynn, I am a licensed therapist and I am excited to begin working with you. I am licensed and live in Arkansas. I have held this license since 2010. Thank you for taking the time to consider me as a helper. I have worked in many different settings and with different diagnosis. I enjoy what I do tremendously. I have worked with self esteem, depression, career, trauma and a variety of other issues every faces. I enjoy giving homework, but no fear its not math! I believe the work done is more than just during our time talking or in session. ...

This is Carmie Robertson's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
M.S.,LPC,Supervisor
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am glad you have chosen to seek help. I am an LPC as well as a supervisor for LPC candidates. I have my Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Northeastern State University and currently working toward Doctorate degree in School Psychology. I have specialized experience in several areas including Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Stress and Autism Studies. I enjoy working with individuals that have employment Issues and in working with individuals who have experienced trauma such as sexual abuse, neglect, or physical abuse. I have expertise in helping indiv...

This is Suzanne James's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW,CCTP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Arkansas since 2000. I have worked in inpatient and outpatient settings with ages ranging from preschool to geriatric populations. I have worked with a wide range of issues, including past trauma, depression, anxiety, anger, grief, and other problems that affect day-to-day functioning. My counseling style is strengths-based and solution-focused. I ultimately became a social worker to help others identify strengths and resources to get them through obstacles to meet their goals. We all need guidance...

This is Kathy Reynolds's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
BA,MS,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

My name is Kathy Reynolds. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I attended Harding University and graduated with my B.A. in Psychology and my M.S. in Counseling. I have 23 years of experience in the mental health field. I primarily treat adults who are suffering from depression, anxiety, trama, PTSD, relationship issues, grief, bipolar disorder, and personality disorder. I primarily use Cognitive Behavioral Techniques to work with individuals. I also draw from various theories because every patient that I come in contact with is very different and it is i...

This is Jessica Seebeck's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW,RYT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

Hi! I am a licensed clinical social worker with a designation in the states of Tennessee and Arkansas. I am a Registered Yoga Teacher with a certification in the Trauma-Conscious Yoga Method. I am also completing training in EMDR and hold a full certification in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. In addition to my practice, I work at an all-female school as the Mind and Body Wellness Educator to the freshmen students. ​I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Counseling in 2013 and a master’s degree in Master of Social Work in 2016. I have significant ...

This is Marilyn Pennington's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

I am a LCSW social worker licensed in Arkansas since 2003. I have been working as a therapist for ten years. My primary focus has been therapy for adults. I have experience with treatment of depression and anxiety, caregiver stress, grief and loss, and life transition problems. My approach is client centered and treatment is tailored to your needs. I look forward to working with you

This is Shannon  Caraway's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

After spending 18 years in education, I began my career in mental health as a case manager and admissions coordinator. After 3 years, I obtained my masters in social work and began working as a therapist. I have experience in geriatric and adult in-patient psych, as well as outpatient, day treatment, and school-based services. My youngest client has been 3 years of age while my oldest has been 99. I love working with people and feel as though I've always connected well with all ages.

This is chukwudi  Oparaku's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
MHR,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

My major goal is helping my clients work towards healing, recovery, and change. I believe we are capable to heal, recover, and change, regardless of how deep we hurt. I'll walk with you on your individual journey, and help you develop positive coping skills to deal with life stressors. I'll coach you to replace negative thought patterns with positive thought process, so you can reclaim your peace emotionally and relationally. I also provide therapy for counselors - a safe place where therapists process their own feelings about relationships, marriage, parenting, s...

This is Michelle Carter's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LICSW,MSW,SAP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hi. I'm Michelle Carter, LICSW, MSW, SAP, with DBT and Trauma credential (CTTP) eligibility. My primary interest and concern is you, your goals and current or persistent challenge(s). I believe the therapeutic process is a collaborative one. You may know what you want and need, yet you experience obstacles. Sometimes, we aren't sure of what we truly want or need. Sometimes, we get distracted by the "should do's" or "should be's," that are actually someone else's wants or needs. Somewhere along the journey, we can pick up rocks we carry, unaware that ...

This is Laura Hall's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
MS,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello! My name is Laura and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Arkansas. I have been working in the field of mental health for more than 10 years. I have experience working with individuals experiencing a variety of issues, such as addiction, depression and anxiety, stress-related issues, communication challenges, family conflict, bipolar, first episode psychosis and many more. I have worked in the school, community mental health, hospital, and private practice settings. My choice to work in this field comes from the belief that we all benef...

This is Stephanie Hodges's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Hello, They say if you find a career you love, it doesn't ever feel like work. Well, I've been loving my career for the past 11 years! I received my bachelor's degree in Psychology and master's in Agency Counseling. I worked at an Out Patient Therapy center for 10 years and now currently work at an acute hospital that specializes in suicidal/homicidal ideation and psychosis. I use Person-Centered, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution-Focused as my main therapy approaches. Based on the client's needs, the approach will be individualized. For the future clien...

This is Dr. Joey Gardner's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
DSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello, My name is Dr. Joey Gardner and it is a pleasure to serve you during this time of need. I am a LCSW with a doctorate in social work and masters in information technology health informatics. I believe that my education, clinical, and technology skills makes me the ultimate clinician to serve your needs. I have experience working with providers providing care coordination services to assist individuals with finding optimal care within their community. I believe that with the right resources we are able to provide effective care to increase production in ...

This is Michelle McHugh's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW,PIP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW, PIP), licensed in Alabama and Arkansas. Over 20 years ago, I began my career after graduating from NYU School of Social Work with my MSW. Since then, I've worked in a variety of clinical settings - from inpatient addiction rehabs and inpatient psychiatric facilities to outpatient mental health clinics. I've developed specialities in the following areas: LGBTQIA concerns, Substance Use Disorders, Trauma/PTSD, Codependency, and shame reduction. I currently have 11+ years of active service in the Army National Guard as a ...

This is Brian Adams's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
M.S.,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas with 6 years of counseling experience and 20 years of mental health experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, psychosis, attention, substance abuse, and trauma. My counseling style is gentle and non-directive while assisting clients to develop their own paths to positive changes in their lives. I will not chastise or talk down to clients; however, I will challenge their irrational thoughts and inconsistencies, but in a non-confrontational manner that does ...

What Can Therapists In Arkansas Help You With?

A therapist in Arkansas can practice anything from marriage and family counseling to CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and can help with depression, stress, or anxiety.

They can help you set and achieve career goals, work on current issues you may be facing, or deal with your past. Around 1970374 people are living in Arkansas, and because an estimated one in four people are dealing with some form of mental illness nationally, it is likely that you or someone you know could benefit from the support of a licensed counselor.

Why Are Many Residents In The State Of Arkansas Working With A Licensed Counselor?

The reasons people choose to see a psychologist vary, of course, but there are a number of reasons why starting therapy sessions on our platform can help you. Whether you live in the city of or in the Washington county, we can match you with a licensed therapist who can suit your needs.

Take a look at our extensive network of counselors and online psychologists in Arkansas who are ready to help you get happy!