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 Amy Beene's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
MS, LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I am a counselor licensed in the state of Oregon and Arkansas with over 9 years experience. I work with individuals and families that struggle with a wide array of issues including depression, anxiety, relationship conflicts, LGBTQ struggles, parenting, anger management, and life dissatisfaction. I also have worked closely with individuals undergoing trauma, grief, and emotional abuse. My therapeutic style is one of acceptance and security. Expect me to be laid back, compassionate, and very open. I may use humor if it is helpful. I have no judgement and fully...

This is Beverly Vanover's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LPC-TA BC-TMH NCC CCTP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 7

Hello. I have a passion for learning about, discussing and treating symptoms concerning stress and emotional dysregulation of anger, depression, and anxiety often associated with attachment/abandonment wounds that create challenges in relationships with oneself and others. My name is Beverly Vanover and I received my Master’s of Science Degree in Community Counseling from John Brown University. My experience in the field of mental health includes working in community mental health at hospitals, schools and day treatment. I have experience facilitating menta...

This is John David Joslin's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW
Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

Are the challenges of everyday life becoming too much to handle? Are you having problems with relationships, 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. I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker in Mississippi and Arkansas. With caring and compassion I will listen to your story, help guide you in better understanding your problems, and help you discover solutions. I am a social worker and health educator with over 32 years of experience hel...

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 Shiann Metheny's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LPC,LPCC,LCPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 18

Hello! Seeking help is often very hard. Everyone needs support at some point and it takes a lot of courage to step out. I respect those who do so a great deal! Thank you for taking the time to consider me as a helper. While it is important to understand about my credentials and approach to therapy, it is also important that you know I respect you and I will be very careful about our counseling relationship. Your health and growth are important to me. I have had successful experience in addressing trauma, foster/adoption-related issues, anxiety, depression, rel...

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, Missouri, and North Dakota. I have also recently added the states of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, and Oregon due to COVID-19 emergency licensing to help states in demand of mental health services. This variety of experi...

This is Erin Fagbuyi's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LICSW,LCSW-C,LMSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 12

I am a Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience working in Saint Louis and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. I have my Master's degree from Washington University in Saint Louis and am licensed in Washington, D.C. and Maryland. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including trauma, abuse and neglect, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief and loss and addictions. Life is hard, no matter who you are. We are meant to be in relationship, but that doesn't mean relationships are easy. I went into social work because...

This is Melody Mortenson's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 12 years’ experience working with individuals who come to me with a variety of concerns and issues. My practice has included treating clients who are anxious, depressed, overwhelmed, grieving, have experienced trauma, have relationship issues, have difficulties with adjustment, and often with a combination of presenting symptoms. My experience has been in residential and out-patient settings, which has offered opportunities to work with a lively and diverse caseload. I enjoy getting to know others and am hono...

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 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 Kelsey Hansen's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
MS,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Arkansas. I have worked with individuals with concerns regarding depression, anxiety, and ADHD. I have also worked with individuals with concerns regarding parenting issues. As a therapist, I take a mindfulness approach with some cognitive-behavioral techniques, and person-centered approach. I believe exploring how our concerns and feelings make our body feel impact our mental health. Understanding the link between the two and addressing this in a safe atmosphere can help address these concerns. As a cli...

This is Ryan Murphy's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
MS,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I've been working as a professional counselor in Arkansas for the last 12 years. I am in the Army National Guard and have served for the last 10 years. I have been working quite a bit with service members and their families for the last 6 years. I have a very broad background and a wide range of experiences. I do a lot of work with people struggling with anxiety and depression as well as chronic pain. These are the notorious three. I pay close attention to how thoughts, feelings, and emotions interact. Thoughts are very powerful but sometimes difficult to co...

This is Kelli Sanford's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
MS,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Hi! My name is Kelli, and I'm passionate about animals, traveling, and home remodeling. I am a part-time therapist and part-time sheep farmer. My life motto is, sink, or swim. This empowers me to face challenges and overcome them. Being open and honest is the key to effective therapy. I encourage frequent communication about your experience during the therapeutic process. This helps me to make appropriate choices for interventions when moving forward. The most important thing for me to communicate is that this is a safe place and there is no judgment. Therap...

This is Tiffany Fontenot's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
MSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

A step, a shift, a grasp at hope; that's what you have just done. There is light around the corner, sometimes just having someone to remind you of that is just what you need to get there. Life is challenging and often takes unexpected undesired turns. You are not alone. Thank you for seeking me out to help you walk this road. I love walking with people to get to where they need to be. There is hope. My name is Tiffany Fontenot, and I have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for 15 years. My experience is broad and unique. I've worked with anxiety, ...

This is Rebekah Rose's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed professional counselor in Arkansas with over 10 years of experience working as a mental health therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, sexual abuse/assault, sexual offenders, addictions, grief/loss, OCD and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is open, honest and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigma...

This is Dr. Warren Roby's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
MS,PhD,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am an educator who firmly believes that counseling is a learning experience. It involves processing information and making decisions based upon it. My goal is to get clients into a frame of mind that promotes positive change. I assist them in writing the next chapter of their life story. I draw on my training in linguistics and languages to help people find the right words to describe their issues, express their dreams, and formulate realistic plans. My international experiences have enriched my life and they equip me to deal with clients from diverse backgr...

This is Margaret "Meg" Stueart's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
MS,,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Bipolar disorder, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 15

Hello! My name is Meg and I try to live life every day! I have worked in the field of mental health for 15 years, having graduated with my Master's of Science in 2005 In Community Counseling. The first few years of my counseling experience included a small number of elementary through high school students in a country setting. Because my case load was so low, I also worked with Chronically Mentally Ill and Seriously Mentally Ill patients in the Day Treatment office. In addition to that, I had numerous outpatient clients and felt that this was a well rounded ...

This is Charlotte Evans's avatar and link to their profile
Arkansas
LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

“Let go of who you think you’re supposed to be; embrace who you are.” Brene’ Brown Hi, I am Charlotte Evans. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) During my life I have had to seek counseling and it has changed me. As a small child with a mom that had mental illness, I knew very young I wanted to help families with difficulties in their life. I truly am passionate about showing people there is happiness, success and a life worth living. I believe I am authentic and real. I believe when you choose me to help you, you will find warmth, und...

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!