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 Dr. Michelle Lind's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW, LICSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 19

Welcome, and congratulations on taking the first step in working towards your goals and resolving your problems. Taking the first step is usually the hardest so you have already overcome one obstacle. I work from a strength-based reality approach. In other words, I believe that everyone has strengths and if we can identify those strengths together, we can perhaps help you to work through or manage your current concern. In addition, you are not defined by any problems that you have. Working from the reality base is just like it sounds. That is, we have to...

This is Martha Hamm's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse
Years of Experience: 18

Hi, I'm Martha. I have a Master's Degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. I have 18 years of clinical experience and am well versed in : Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Attachment Therapy, Trauma Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and others. My approach is one of compassion and validation. It is my goal to collaborate with you to achieve your goals and move you in the direction that you seek. I will help you feel better about yourself and your situation while empowering you ...

This is John David Joslin's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW,LAPSW
Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 30

Are the challenges of everyday life becoming too much to handle? Are you having problems with relationships, work, school, intimacy, physical illness or injury, or emotional health? When these struggles become overwhelming, you do not have to go it alone! My name is John David Joslin, LCSW, LAPSW. I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker in Mississippi and Arkansas and a Licensed Advanced Practice Social Worker in Tennessee. With caring and compassion, I will listen to your story, help guide you in better understanding your problems, and help you discover soluti...

This is Rebecca Zeleny's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW,MA
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Welcome! Thanks for exploring my profile page. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with 13 years experience. I have worked with individuals, couples, and families in a variety of different settings. As a therapist it is important to me that my clients feel comfortable. You are my top priority. We will work together to find you success, healthy love, creative solutions, well-being, or peaceful resolutions. The approach I take is one where I respect your personal beliefs, focus on your strengths, provide you tools that work immediately, and to offe...

This is Monique Randle's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW
Specialties: Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Do you struggle with telling people no and setting boundaries? Are you feeling that nothing you do is ever good enough? Are you plagued with constant self-doubt about your purpose in life? Does constant worry keep you up at night? Are you no longer enjoying life? Are you feeling down, depressed or hopeless about life? As someone who has struggled with depression and codependency themselves, I understand the impact this has on your relationships and friendships, as well as, finding joy in the simple things in life, but you don't have to continue to go through th...

This is Keisha  Wood's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
MSW, LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

Hello and welcome to my page, my name is Keisha. I love helping people solve their problems and meet their goals. I would love the chance to get to know you and help you to be the best version of yourself that you can be. I am a LCSW—Licensed Certified Social Worker in Arkansas; I have a bachelors and masters degree in social work; I earned my Master’s Degree from the University of Tennessee in 2005. However, I have been working in the social work field since 2003. I have experience working in a variety of settings (outpatient, school-based, hospital, home hea...

This is Kendyl Tinsley's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
MS,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Hey there! If you are reading this, congratulations! You have taken a wonderful first step towards hope, health and self care! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been in the Mental Health field in various capacities for 8 years in a variety of settings---the last 4 as a counselor licensed by the states of Arkansas and Missouri. I have also recently added the states of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Dakota, and Oregon due to COVID-19 emergency licensing to help states in demand of mental health services. This variety of experie...

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 Angelica Gray's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
MSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Do you feel lost and broken? Does life seem hopeless right now? It’s not. Your trauma and pain can actually be an essential part of transforming your life. There is no substitute for painful life experience in moving you toward learning to experience life in the moment, with a greater sense of purpose and contentment. My name is Angelica Gray and I am a clinical social worker/therapist. I have been in the field for 9+ years working as a family service worker, school-based case manger, outpatient mental health paraprofessional and as a therapist in private prac...

This is Marvin Lucas's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LPC,M.Ed,MAR
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 27

There are 100's of therapists on this site! What makes me unique as a counselor? What stands out to me is my personal narrative. I have overcome addiction and my destructive nature. At my lowest point of my life I found myself homeless and alone on the streets begging for money. Today I am grateful, that I have been sober and happily married for 28 years with two children aged 18 and 21. Through these experiences, I have been inspired to get two Masters Degrees in counseling to help others and I have 27 years of experience (USA and UK). This balance of academ...

This is Jennifer  Walker's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LPC-S
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

My name is Jennifer Walker and I currently serve as the owner and therapist for Walker Counseling services, LLC. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with a specialization in technology assisted counseling and licensure supervision. I earned a Masters Degree in Counseling from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. Prior to starting Walker Counseling Services, LLC, I provided counseling in a variety of mental health settings including outpatient community mental health cente...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 26

Hello! I am so glad that you reached out to us for help. I am FreEtta Nelson-Hemphill, and I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker. Most of my clients refer to me as "Fritzi". You are welcome to do so also! I have worked with many individuals with diverse cultural identities and backgrounds over the past 20 years. My job is to help you become successful in any problem areas that have come up for you at this point in your life. To do this, I will spend time listening to you and asking questions in order to get a "picture" of your life. I want to underst...

This is Pamela Goucher's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

Hello! My name is Pam Goucher. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in both Arkansas and Tennessee with over 30 years of experience working as a clinical therapist. I have experience in behavioral health and medical social work, so I have an understanding of the impact medical issues can have on someone's life. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, bipolar, trauma, parenting and relationship issues. I have also worked with individuals who have experienced alcoholism/addictions. I am familiar with the...

This is Stephanie Sweat's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Arkansas. I have worked primarily in the mental health field for the past 4 years. I received my Bachelors and Masters degree from Arkansas State University. I have worked with clients from all ages; from young adults to geriatrics. After completing my internship with a local mental health provider I was hired by them. I specialize in anxiety, depression, anger, and grief and loss. My treatment approach begins with building a positive therapeutic rapport and starting where the client feels comfortable. ...

This is Ada Floyd's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LPC
Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 5

I am a licensed professional counselor with five years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD and ADHD. My primary areas of focus are trauma, sexual/ physical abuse, and grief. I have completed training in several modalities to increase my ability to help people navigate through their struggles. My counseling style is relaxed, friendly, and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, as an equal, a...

This is Katelyn Coney's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LPC,AADC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 3

Hi, My name is Katelyn Coney, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the state of Arkansas. I earned a Masters in Science in Counseling Psychology from University of Central Arkansas. I have served in multiple areas of work including serious mental illness, private practice, clinical start up, consultation, clinical supervision, substance abuse, education, and leadership. Some of my other experience includes working with children to the geriatric population looking at depression, anxiety, substance abuse, trau...

This is Catherine Towne-Coleman's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
BSE,MSE,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 38

Catherine Towne-Coleman, BSE., MSE., LPC Licensed Professional Counselor Forrest City, Arkansas (Offers Online Therapy) I am here to help you NOW! I can help you with anxiety, depression, grief, financial difficulties, careers and much more. I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor for over 30 years, and I realize that most of us want to be happy and have healthy fulfilled lives. However, we may experience "roadblocks" in reaching our goals; but, I believe that I can "help". With honesty and compassion, I believe in treating everyone with the utmost re...

This is Jill Bayless's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LPC,Technology Assisted
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, My name is Jill and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Arkansas. I have combined 17+years experience in the field of psychology, and 10-years vested time in actual practice. My aim is to assist others in their personal journey as they face varying obstacles, challenges and or emotional/mental health concerns along the way. I believe my ability to be fully present when meeting with someone is one of my greatest strengths. Feedback I have received from clients is that they sense my genuineness and interest about what they are going throug...

This is Barbara Ackeret-Smith's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 35

I have been a Licensed Certified Social Worker for 35 years. I have a broad range of experience with all ages of clients. I enjoy working with a variety of ages, problems and situations. I use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and client centered therapy primarily but often adjust my technique to meet the unique needs of my client. I have an easy-going, warm approach to therapy as well as life in general. I love to connect with others using empathy, listening and humor. I have vast experience with depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, Post Traumatic disorder, ag...

This is Dr. Michelle Dobson's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
PhD,LPC,RPT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! My name is Michelle Dobson and I’m a licensed professional counselor in the State of Arkansas. I hold a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision. In addition, I am a Registered Play Therapist. I believe in the power of play for all individuals. I have ten years of experience helping individuals of all ages overcome depression, anxiety, trauma and other life stressors. I have helped couples and families resolve conflict and improve family dynamics. I focus on communication and relationship building as the keys to overcome most mental health issues. I view...

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!