Counselors

Counselors

Ben Storie
LPC-S

Ben Storie is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is certified in Emotionally Focused Therapy. Ben has experience working with adults, couples and students in a variety of settings including, outpatient, residential, school-based, agency, and private practice.

“I believe that all behavior is an attempt to meet a legitimate need and all emotions make sense if we understand their context. I help people understand their experience and support them through the process of restoration and lasting change.” – Ben Storie, LPC

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Brenden Stephens
LCSW

Brenden Stephens is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He has professional experience working in residential and outpatient treatment, including the development and implementation of intensive outpatient treatment programs. He is a licensed supervisor for new practitioners. Brendren is trained in EMDR and Emotionally Focused Therapy. He treats trauma, depression, anxiety, adjustment struggles, and relationships. He sees adolescents, adults, couples, and families.

“My priority in working with clients revolves around cultivating a safe and relaxing place where individuals, families, or couples, can explore growth and develop skills and strategies to overcome challenging elements in their lives. I find a great deal of fulfillment in seeing my clients gather strength and hone qualities or characteristics that improve their relationships and overall quality of life. I find it important that my office is a place where they can genuinely be who they are and express needs in a safe manner. I focus heavily on facilitating and fostering healthy connections with others and within ourselves. I recognize the power of trauma and the equally as powerful ability to heal from trauma.” – Brenden Stephens, LCSW

Celeste Nichols
LPC

Celeste Nichols is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master of Science in Marriage & Family Therapy and Clinical Mental Health. She is experienced working with adults in outpatient therapy, adults in a residential treatment facility, and students in clinical and school-based settings. Celeste is trained in the Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), working with blended families, and in treating postpartum depression. Her current clinical focus is with adult individuals, couples, and families.

“Most people are already trying very hard and doing their best. They know what they need to do, they just can’t seem to do it. My goal in therapy is to understand what is keeping you from living the life you want. It would be my honor to help you heal from the trauma, grief, and fear you have experienced.” – Celeste Nichols, LPC

Christa Means
LPC, LMFT

Christa Means is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Her clinical experience includes outpatient and agency settings where she served adults, couples, adolescents, and families. She was also the Director of the John Brown University Care Clinic where she supervised and mentored graduate student interns in the counseling program. Christa is extensively trained in the therapy model of Emotionally Focused Therapy and works with adult individuals and couples.

“Counseling is the opportunity to walk alongside people in their most difficult times. Each person, couple or family has their own story to tell and it’s an honor to join them in their journey. My goal in counseling is to help people who feel lost find hope and a clearer roadmap that leads to healing.” – Christa Means, LPC LMFT

Cindy Williams
LPC

Cindy Williams is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), play therapy, and sand tray therapy. Cindy has worked with children, adolescents, parents, and families in school-based therapy and community mental health. Cindy currently offers counseling services to adult individuals, couples, children, and families.

“I want to provide an open, accepting environment for people who are skeptical about therapy. I want to provide my clients with a good therapy experience so they feel safe enough to explore how therapy can help them heal and how it can improve their quality of life.” – Cindy Williams, LPC

Lisa Brock
LPC, LMFT

Lisa Brock is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Her experience includes working with all ages in a variety of settings that include residential, outpatient, intensive outpatient, agency and private practice. Her current clinical focus is in treating couples and adult individuals. Lisa is trained in and practices the treatment models of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Trauma-Focused Therapy, and Internal Family Systems (IFS).

“I believe emotional pain is real pain and I want to create a safe place for my clients to explore and resolve the emotional pain that holds them back from obtaining the relationships and the success that they want to feel fulfilled and whole in life.” – Lisa Brock, LPC LMFT

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