Meet Our Counselors

Meet Kellye Carlton, LPC! Kellye works with children, adolescents, and their families treating a number of mental health concerns, from difficulty adjusting to life’s stressors to serious emotional and behavioral concerns related to trauma and abuse. Kellye provides a warm and safe place for families to address their concerns. Kellye primarily uses research based cognitive-behavioral methods, but also integrates art therapy techniques, play therapy techniques, use of games, music, and other creative outlets to enhance the therapy process. Kellye is has experience treating depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, selective mutism, attention-deficit and hyperactivity disorders, difficulty managing anger, oppositional defiance, and other behavioral and emotional disorders. Kellye helps children and families adopt more healthy ways of functioning to improve communication styles and relationships. Kellye is also trained in trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy and has experience working with children and adolescents who have experienced abuse and neglect. Kellye has a master’s degree in counseling and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Arkansas and is licensed with the Arkansas Board of Examiner’s in Counseling.

Meet Amy Smith, LPC! Amy has more than 18 years of experience working with children in a variety of settings and more than 9 years of experience working with school-aged children and their families as a counselor. Amy believes that building a good rapport with both the child and their family, as well as providing a warm, safe, welcoming environment is vital to the therapeutic process. Amy is a creative therapist who integrates games, art, sensory tools, and play into treatment. Since Amy has worked in a school setting for several years, she can provide interventions to help your child be successful in the classroom. In addition, Amy can educate families about the various services within the school and how to obtain those services. Amy has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in counseling from the University of Arkansas. She is a licensed with the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).  

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