Ginger is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Arkansas. She earned her Master of Arts degree in professional counseling as a graduate with distinction from Liberty University and has a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Liberty.
Ginger is a charter member of the International Christian Coaching Association and also holds membership with the American Association of Christian Counselors and the Arkansas Mental Health Counselors’ Association, and PSI CHI, the International Honor Society in Psychology. She has earned certificates of completion from Light University in the prerequisite programs of studies in Caring for Kids God’s Way; Crisis & 1st Responder Skills; and 2 certificates in Acute Stress, Grief, & Trauma.
Ginger has a love for extending hope to those who feel they are hopeless. She has experience in working with individuals and groups in the areas of crisis, trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder, substance abuse recovery, anger management, anxiety, depression, grief, personality disorders, and through life transitions.
Ginger couples the use of cognitive behavior therapy with faith-based counseling and works to use education and positive support to aid individuals, groups, and families to overcome life’s stressors. She utilizes the use of coaching techniques as well as counseling interventions to offer her clients a well-rounded experience both in and out of sessions.
Education is an on-going process for Ginger. She is currently working on her doctorate in counseling and continues to take other counseling-related courses to help further her education and enable her to be a better help to her clients.
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Lisa Baldwin is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Arkansas. She earned a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Arkansas State University. She is a member of the Arkansas Mental Health Counselors Association.
Prior to pursuing higher education and working as a counselor Lisa spent five years with the Division of Children and Family Services investigating reports of child maltreatment. This professional experience lead to a desire to help those who have experienced trauma. Life can be difficult for many individuals at different times throughout their lives and acutely so for those who have been unfortunately exposed to quite difficult experiences.
Lisa is interested in continuing to receive training in various therapeutic approaches that work well in addressing trauma and other barriers to living a meaningful life. Lisa has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults of all ages. Lisa has worked in outpatient settings, school based, hospitals, and day treatment programs working with a wide variety of disorders and presenting issues.
Lisa enjoys building a strong therapeutic alliance with clients, who are the experts on their own lives, that will allow a comforting space to work through difficulties in life and gaining greater meaning to life. Lisa utilizes cognitive-behavioral, dialectical-behavior, acceptance and commitment, and person-centered techniques as the therapeutic relationships evolves. Lisa engages in a trauma-informed practice and provides an empathetic and compassionate persona.
-Lisa Baldwin, LPC
Kelsey Sandefur, MA, LPC
Kelsey Sandefur is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Arkansas. Kelsey received her Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, graduating magna cum laude. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in Counseling from Central Baptist College.
She is a member of the Arkansas Mental Health Counselors Association and the American Association of Christian Counselors. She has earned a Certificate of Completion from Light University in the “Teenage Search for Significance, Identity and Self Worth”.
Kelsey has training in the areas of domestic violence, trauma, sexual abuse, crisis, anxiety, depression, and personality disorders. She enjoys working with women and teenagers, specifically. Using a blend of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Person-Centered Therapy, Kelsey comes alongside clients with unconditional positive regard and assists them in changing their negative core beliefs and teaches them coping skills for life. With a strong Christian background, Kelsey also provides the opportunity to perform faith-based counseling when it is requested by the client.
Kelsey is interested in furthering her education in the future. She plans to continue her education through trainings, specialized certificates, and possibly a doctorate degree in the future. Kelsey believes that education is never finished; you can never have too much knowledge.
-Kelsey Sandefur, MA, LPC
David Hawkins, M.Div., M.S., LAC
Is a Licensed Associate Counselor in Arkansas and has worked in community mental health settings and private practice. David has earned a B. A. in Philosophy and Religion from Hendrix College, a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) from the Iliff School of Theology, and a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from the University of Central Arkansas. He has worked many years in religious non-profit public service and higher education, serving church communities, teaching graduate courses in religion and numerous college courses in psychology including introductory courses, Theories of Personality, Abnormal Psychology, Social Psychology, Lifespan Development and Research Methods. He has a life-long love of appreciating the many ways people “put life together into meaningful wholes” and the many ways we have trouble doing so.
David is a member of the Arkansas Mental Health Counselors Association and continues to educate himself to better meet the needs of diverse clients using evidence-based therapies to help clients achieve their goals.
David uses a person-centered approach and cognitive behavioral strategies to provided crisis intervention services, evaluation and develop treatment goals with clients. He provides counseling services for older children, individuals, couples and groups and has worked with those grieving, anxious, depressed, facing relationship challenges, behavioral problems, substance abuse recovery, and services for the seriously mentally ill. Furthering community understanding of mental health issues and paths to healing, he has presented public lectures on numerous issues, e.g., poverty, trauma, post-traumatic growth, positive psychology and addiction. David is particularly sensitive to the special challenges faced by historically under-served groups, such as ethnic minorities and the LGBTQ community, and is committed to healing and justice for all.
Helping people develop new ways of thinking and acting to engage life’s challenges more effectively and holistically is his passion. David is knowledgeable about many philosophical and faith traditions and supports the use of positive coping resources from one’s own intellectual, religious or spiritual background.
Melanie Jones, MS, LPC
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Mindy Durey, LAC, NCC
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Pete Southall, MA, Counseling Intern
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Melanie Dobbins, LCSW
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Carey Dobbins, LCSW
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