Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Find a therapist in Fayetteville, Arkansas that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Fayetteville to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.


Tracey Bratton

LCSW
6 years experience
Hi there! I’m Tracey. Thanks for dropping by to get to know me a little. I’ve been a nurse for over 20 years. I went back to school after my youngest child graduated high school. I have both a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in social work. I also have a Master’s certificate in gerontology and am a trauma-focused parent/caregiver educator. I’ve been working as a therapist for 6 years. I work with all... Read More
Hi there! I’m Tracey. Thanks for dropping by to get to know me a little. I’ve been a nurse for over 20 years. I went back to school after my youngest child graduated high school. I have both a Bachelor’s... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:6 years

Daryl Mitchell

LCSW
26 years experience
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... Read More
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... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:26 years

Morganne Brown

LCSW,PMH-C
8 years experience
Welcome! Taking the first step and searching for a therapist can be overwhelming. Identifying the perfect fit based on a short description can be difficult. You have taken a huge step in starting the healing process. My name is Morganne Brown and I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker in Arkansas. Recently, I obtained my certification in perinatal mental health which includes pregnancy, birth, and postpartum issues. Postpartum depression and anxiety, miscarriages, infertility, and traumatic birth... Read More
Welcome! Taking the first step and searching for a therapist can be overwhelming. Identifying the perfect fit based on a short description can be difficult. You have taken a huge step in starting the healing process. My name is Morganne Brown... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:8 years

Rebecca Navarre

LMSW,LCSW,LifeCoach
12 years experience
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... Read More
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... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:12 years

Betina Bolin

LCSW
9 years experience
I have almost 9 years of combined counseling experience 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... Read More
I have almost 9 years of combined counseling experience 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... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:9 years

Kelsey Hansen

MS,LPC
3 years experience
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... Read More
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... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

Jennifer Walker

LPC-S
9 years experience
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... Read More
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... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:9 years

Kelly Brown

LPC,TA,MBA
6 years experience
I believe change is never easy or simple, but it’s worth it. It can be painful and heart-breaking at times, but it’s through digging into those hurt places that we truly find healing. I want you to move toward self-acceptance and being able to know your worth is not defined by what others or society believes is true. I am passionate about areas such as self-acceptance, self-esteem, body image, eating disorders, anxiety, trauma, codependency, ADHD,... Read More
I believe change is never easy or simple, but it’s worth it. It can be painful and heart-breaking at times, but it’s through digging into those hurt places that we truly find healing. I want you to move toward self-acceptance... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:6 years

Latonia Griffin

LCSW
3 years experience
Hey! I'm so glad you are here to learn a little bit about me and see if I may be a good fit for you to begin working with! I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker in the state of Arkansas. I have been an LCSW since 2018, LMSW since 2015 and working in clinical social work. I attended Arkansas State University for both my undergraduate and graduate degrees in Social Work. I do have... Read More
Hey! I'm so glad you are here to learn a little bit about me and see if I may be a good fit for you to begin working with! I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker in the state of Arkansas.... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

An Overview of Mental Health in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Home to the University of Arkansas and the Arkansas Razorbacks, Fayetteville, Arkansas is a beautiful college town that has much to offer for its 85,257 residents. Spectating sports games, exploring the surrounding Ozark Mountains, shopping at the stores on Dickson Street, and checking out the award winning farmers market any time of year are only a few of the recreational activities residents, students, and visitors alike can enjoy while in Fayetteville. Not to mention, the city has made several lists for being one of the best cities in the United States to live in.

Despite its great reputation, Fayetteville’s residents are struggling with some severe socioeconomic issues that are likely to negatively impact their mental health and well-being. The city has an incredibly low median household income of $41,158, approximately $20,000 less than the national average.  The per capita income for residents rests at $28,401, and 24 percent of the population lives below the poverty line. While these statistics predict a high prevalence of mental health issues, it is also likely individuals in Fayetteville aren’t getting the help they need since 10.8 percent of people under 65 are living without health insurance. As individuals in Fayetteville live with mental illnesses, it is essential they are aware of mental health resources near them.

Divorce Rates in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Arkansas as a state experiences some of the highest divorce rates in the country. Due to its high population of students, Fayetteville has a relatively low marriage rate at only 35.3 percent of people being married within the city. Alternatively, almost 50 percent of residents have never been married. The overall divorce rates for the city are at 10.5 percent. Although divorce is extremely common in the United States, mental illness can have a negative impact on your marriage and make divorce more likely. Couples in Fayetteville, Arkansas will likely benefit from seeing a marriage counselor, especially when mental health concerns are involved.

Mental Health Concerns for College Students in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Compared to the rest of the United States, Arkansas has an especially high prevalence of individuals living with a mental illness. The state ranks 47th in this regard with an estimated 21.02 percent of adults having some sort of mental illness.

Due to a wide variety of factors, college students struggle with mental health issues. One study conducted by WHO revealed that 35 percent of college freshman worldwide report a mental health illness of some sort. Other concerning statistics reveal that 64 percent of young adults who dropped out of college did so because of a mental health issues.

Substance Abuse

College students are also more prone to substance abuse problems. In fact, full-time students are more likely to abuse substances like alcohol and drugs than people their age who aren’t attending college. The effects of this abuse can lead to long term issues like addiction, overdose, dropping out of college, homelessness, or suicide.

Suicide

One survey found that from the students that answered, 20 percent reported thoughts of suicide, 20 percent have inflicted self-harm, and 9 percent have attempted suicide. Not to mention, suicide is the second leading cause of death for college students. There have been a high number of suicides committed by students from the University Arkansas. This includes a murder suicide case in 2000 where a graduate student killed a professor before shooting himself on campus and a chain of 20 suicides that occurred in Fayetteville within one week of February, several of which occurred on or near the campus.

Poverty

There are many stressors that contribute to students’ mental health issues including increased anxiety, stressful life events, and financial struggles. In fact, one of the reasons Fayetteville has such high poverty rates is due to the large number of college students living off-campus in the city. In fact, estimates from 2009 to 2011 show that there is a 7.8 percent decrease in the overall poverty rate if you don’t include these students.

Mental Health Resources in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Many people with mental health concerns throughout the country do not receive the treatment they need. Fortunately, there are resources available to youths, college students, and other adults who are struggling with a mental illness. Residents of Fayetteville, Arkansas can easily access E-Counseling’s directory of therapists to find a mental health professional in their area.