Laura Hodges is a Licensed Professional Counselor and the founder of Christian Counseling of Arkansas. She received her Master’s Degree as well as her Advanced Counseling Degree from Regent University in Virginia. Laura has vast experience in counseling individuals and couples. Previously a lead therapist for the Meier Clinic Day Program in Virginia, Laura designed and was responsible for many of its group therapy programs.
Laura is passionate about the integrity of the marital relationship and is committed to helping couples build a solid foundation for a strong and loving marriage. She helps couples manage conflict, strengthen their emotional connection and build a solid friendship.
Many issues in life are related to masked feelings that need to be identified. Laura can help clients get to the root of underlying many negative behaviors. She specializes in counseling individuals with issues of co-dependency, depression, anxiety, sexual issues, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anger issues, eating disorders and women’s issues. One of Laura’s missions is to restore unity to the marriage using Biblical principles and tried counseling tools to bring increased intimacy and happiness to marriage.
Rita Dickson has a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Arkansas State University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has lived and made her home in Jonesboro since 1996. She has worked clinically as a therapist in both the private sector and public school system, helping children of all ages and their families work through difficult issues.
Rita has experience in areas regarding children and especially teen issues. In addition to adjustment, grief, divorce, marital/relationship issues, blended families, depression, anxiety, anger , physical and emotional trauma, behavior management, among other issues that affect overall healthy functioning. All from a Biblical world view.
Treatment is provided to individuals, couples and families. Rita has also been trained as a Prepare/Enrich facilitator for couples seeking pre-marital counseling. Rita looks forward to working with you to provide support/ guidance on changing behaviors, achieving goals, addressing negative thought patterns and helping you to make overall improvements in life and overall functioning, so that you can live a more fulfilling life.
Rita Dickson is a member in good standing with the American Counseling Association (ACA)