Frequently Asked Questions


How can Christian Counseling of Arkansas help with my relationship?

We can help provide support, problem-solving skills and enhance your coping strategies. By obtaining a better understanding of yourself you can learn new ways to cope with your own issues that negatively impact your relationship with others. We will help you discover new ways to solve problems in your family or marriage and help you learn some new behaviors and patterns.

What should I expect during a counseling session at Christian Counseling of Arkansas?

When in counseling we will discuss any challenging situations in your life and see what your goals are for the counseling sessions. People have many different reasons for coming to counseling. Some may be going through major life transitions or need assistance navigating a marriage, people or their own low self- esteem, depression and or anxiety. We are here to help you meet the challenges you are facing in your life. We go where you are at and take you in the direction to meet the goals you have.

How can Christian Counseling of Arkansas benefit my marriage or relationship?

If you are looking to make positive changes and see things from a new perspective then we can help. The essential elements of a lasting relationship are trust and mutual respect. We help you create a safe environment where each of you can speak honestly and freely so you can build on your relationship. We want you to feel you are listened to and validated for your view point while valuing your partners differences.

What is EMDR?

EMDR uses rapid sets of eye movements to help you update bothersome experiences in order for you to integrate these memories into a present-day perspective vs the past. EMDR uses your positive and negative thoughts to help you work through troubling memories. The eye movements can dampen the power of emotionally charged memories of past disturbing events. This bilateral stimulation can be done with taping and or eye movement.

Is my privacy protected by Christian Counseling of Arkansas?

Absolutely. Your treatment at Christian Counseling of Arkansas is held in strictest confidence. We cannot acknowledge you as a patient to anyone unless you authorize us to do so via a HIPPA release-of-information form. However, there are limitations to confidentiality. Please refer to the privacy notice you receive at your first appointment.

How do I schedule an appointment at Christian Counseling of Arkansas?

When you call our office, we will discuss with you the different options available regarding using your insurance and or private pay. We will call your insurance carrier and let you know if you have mental health benefits and what those are for counseling. We will let you know what the coverage amount per therapy session is and how many sessions your plan covers. Although there is no guarantee of coverage, we will inform you of what we have learned from your insurance carrier. You can also check your own coverage to be sure you understand their answers to any questions you may have.

How long does counseling last at Christian Counseling of Arkansas?

Our sessions range from 45 minutes to 1 hour. Since everyone has different challenges the length of counseling does vary. The average is about 10 sessions but this is not set in stone. Some individuals want support throughout a difficult situation and others want Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT). We are here to help you meet your challenges of life and this may be short or long term.

What variety of approaches are used in therapy?

We use a variety of approaches to meet the unique needs of each client. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) are some of the therapeutic approaches we use. We use an integrative holistic approach that is tailored to each individuals needs and goals.

What health Insurance plans are accepted by Christian Counseling of Arkansas?

Accepted Insurance Plans:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield
Arkansas Health & Wellness (Ambetter, Allwell)
Federal Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage
New Directions

Self Pay Rates
Cost per Session: $145 - $225

When are appointments available with a Christian Counseling of Arkansas counselor?

At Christian Counseling of Arkansas our hours vary. Please call for available appointment times.

How does Christian Counseling of Arkansas accept payment for services?

Payment or co-payment is expected at the time of service. Christian Counseling of Arkansas accepts cash, check or credit card.

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Laura Hodges
2403 Ritter Drive
Jonesboro, AR 72401


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