Relationship Solutions – Fort Smith

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Fort Smith Counseling Professionals

Relationship Solutions original location is located at 4019 Massard Rd. in Fort Smith, AR. Since its opening in 2019, Relationship Solutions has been providing premier Fort Smith counseling services to Sebastian county, Crawford County, and eastern Oklahoma. The mission statement of Relationship Solutions is, “We exist to help people strengthen, build, and repair their relationships with each other, with God, and with themselves.” The reason that we focus so much on relationship health is because we believe that individuals heal most effectively and efficiently in the context of secure, connected relationships. Whether you are seeking to improve your marriage, your family or simply want to work through some issues on your own, through this treatment lens we have helped people throughout the River Valley experience healing and restoration.

Relationship Solutions is owned by licensed professional counselor Ben Storie and Tonya Storie. Ben and Tonya both have graduate degrees in the counseling field and have facilitated a number of marriage workshops in Arkansas, Oklahoma and Alabama over the past few years. Ben has also been a counselor in the River Valley since 2007 working in a variety of roles, including outpatient services, residential treatment, school-based counseling and agency services. Ben and Tonya are passionate about relationship health and are excited to bring this kind of care to the Fort Smith area.

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About This Location

The Fort Smith counseling services that you can access at this location include individual counseling, couples and marriage therapy, family counseling, couples intensive sessions, and individual intensive sessions for three to six hours. Relationship Solutions also provides marriage workshops at our Fort Smith location. See the workshops link in our menu at the top of the website for more information about these relationship-transforming events based on the book Hold Me Tight by Dr. Sue Johnson.

Our counselors provide a distinctive style of therapy called emotionally focused therapy. Emotionally focused therapy was developed by Dr. Sue Johnson of Ottawa Canada. EFT focuses on not only strengthening communication skills and the ability to cope with challenges and relationships but it goes even deeper to strengthen the foundation of the relationship so that when miscommunications and distress occur relationships remain stable and secure. Every counselor at Relationship Solutions has been trained in the model of emotionally focused therapy and this model informs their counseling work with clients.

Each of the counselors that partners with Relationship Solutions is specifically selected because of their clinical skill, their compassion, and their ability to help clients achieve the goals they have established in therapy. These counselors have spent hundreds of post graduate hours training and developing their skill in order to provide Fort Smith counseling services at their finest.

If you would like more information about the Fort smith counseling services that are available at Relationship Solutions, call our office at (479) 242–3200 to schedule an appointment with one of our clinical team today. If you aren’t sure if counseling is right for you, or if you’re not sure how to begin identifying your treatment goals in therapy, we offer free consultations with a member of our team. We can help you begin the counseling process, if needed, and we can also recommend or refer you to other resources within the community to help you meet your treatment needs. We look forward to meeting you and helping you have the life that you were meant to live.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will my insurance pay for my counseling appointments?

Many insurance policies do cover the cost of mental health services, which includes counseling. Our friendly staff are available Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm to assist you with verifying your insurance benefits so you have a better understanding of what cost is involved in Fort Smith counseling services with Relationship Solutions.


How do I make an appointment?

To schedule an appointment for Fort Smith counseling, contact our office by calling (479)242-3200 and speak with one of our friendly team members. Our counselors primarily see clients between the hours of 8:00 am and 6:00 pm, Monday through Thursday. You can also connect with our front office by clicking on the “schedule an appointment” tab at the top of our web page.


How much does counseling cost?

Determining the cost of counseling to you, depends greatly on your insurance coverage and benefits. Our helpful office staff are available Monday through Thursday to help you verify your benefits and determine what your cost will be. If you are paying for counseling without filing insurance, our front office staff can provide the rate of service when you call.


What issues do you treat?

The clinical team at Relationship Solutions offers a variety of Fort Smith counseling services, including therapy for depression, anxiety, postpartum issues, trauma and abuse, couples and marriage issues, family counseling and more. If you aren’t sure what kind of services would be best for you, call our office and schedule a free consultation with a member of our team. We can help you determine what course of treatment is right for you.


How do I schedule a telehealth appointment?

Telehealth services are a convenient and helpful opportunity for those who are unable to attend regular appointments at our Fort Smith counseling office. While they are not appropriate for all clients and all issues being treated, for many individuals, couples and families, telehealth services remove one of the barriers to receiving ongoing care. When scheduling an appointment, ask a member of our front office for more information about telehealth services.


Where can I find out more information about your marriage workshops?

Our marriage intensive weekends are something special. We guide couples through a series of conversations designed to help increase communication, connection and intimacy. Your relationship will be revitalized and strengthened after spending a weekend with our trained, clinical team. Based upon the book Hold Me Tight by Dr. Sue Johnson, the Hold Me Tight couples workshop is a powerful and transformative experience. For details about the next workshop date, please click on the workshop link in our web page menu or call our office at (479)242-3200.