Counseling

INDIVIDUAL PSYCHOTHERAPY

Wellness isn’t just about living a healthier life – it’s also about living a life that is deeply satisfying, rich with meaning and purpose. Therapy can help you identify and establish positive goals, learn how to regulate your emotions, and make choices that support your health and quality of life. I can help.

HEALING FROM TRAUMA

When we experience an extraordinarily stressful event or situation that threatens life or safety or leaves us feeling overwhelmed and isolated, we may struggle to cope. The memory of this event or situation can stay with us, deep pain from the past that casts a dark shadow over the present. A traumatic event can be one that is directly life-threatening, but not always. The pain of isolation, abandonment, abuse or neglect, or a constant state of stress brought about by societal conditions can be traumatic as well. We cannot change the past, but we can heal from trauma – and therapy can be the catalyst for that healing.

NAVIGATING CHANGE

Many people seek out a therapist to help them navigate a major life change or disruption, such as the death of a loved one, divorce or separation, a major health diagnosis, caring for an aging parent, adjusting to life as an empty nester, or rediscovering a sense of purpose after retirement. We may just need a little temporary support, such as dealing with seasonal depression. Even a happy event like planning a wedding can knock us off our center – and working with a therapist can help us cope with the added stress, so we can be fully present to the joy of the occasion.

MANAGING THE STRESS OF MODERN LIFE

We are barraged every day with news, information, pinging phone notifications, managing hectic schedules. Sometimes we feel like we’re managing just fine, but other times we might feel like we’re on an endless treadmill that’s set too high. Many people think, “these aren’t ‘big’ enough issues for therapy.” But it’s as important to prioritize mental wellness as it is physical wellness – and that means recognizing that you deserve to live a full, happy life.

I can help you learn to prioritize your own peace so that you have the energy to take care of yourself, help others, and be your best self. In that sense, therapy is a gift you give not only to yourself but to those you love most.

WORK WITH ME

I am now accepting clients for in-person individual therapy at RiverStone Wellness Center and Copper Well Retreat, both located in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Please note that I am not currently accepting any forms of insurance at this time.

RiverStone Wellness Center, 5905 Forest Place #230, Little Rock 72207. Self-pay, sliding scale, and workers compensation benefits only. Call 501-777-3200 or email info@riverstonewellnesscenter.com.

Copper Well Retreat, 12418 Cantrell Rd., Little Rock 72223. Private pay only. Call 501-904-1978 to make an appointment.

Contact me for more information – and I’ll post updates here as they become available.

GROUPS AND WORKSHOPS

MINDFULNESS SERIES @ RIVERSTONE WELLNESS CENTER

Four-week series beginning January 10. Each hour-long mini-workshop is designed to be an introduction to mindfulness concepts and practices. Learn more about the many amazing benefits of mindfulness practice! Free to RiverStone clients. In-person and Zoom. Call 501-777-3200 for more information.

MEDITATION AND BREATH @ RIVERSTONE WELLNESS CENTER

In this class, we’re exploring meditation and breathwork for emotional regulation. We learn a breath technique and a meditation technique or practice, and then we practice it together. Wednesday afternoons, 4:00 – 4:45 p.m. In-person and Zoom. Free to RiverStone clients.

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