Vicki has many years of experience in the field of helping others. It has been her goal throughout each of these experiences to help those she works with to find a place of peace. She realizes that it takes courage to begin the process of therapy and she would be honored to be a part of your journey. She has experience working with children, adolescents and adults, partnering with each individual to find growth, healing and their own level of happiness. Vicki will walk with her clients down the road to finding their own truth. Doing so in a safe, nonjudgmental atmosphere which will allow clients learn resilience and self-awareness to enhance their well-being.
Vicki is a Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW). While Vicki has experience as a generalist, her specialties are Marriage and family, Interpersonal Problems, Depression and Anxiety. She is certified in TF-CBT (Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), a Level II EMDR Therapist, is in the process of being a certified mediator by the State of Arkansas and is trained in the Gottman method for couple’s therapy. She uses an eclectic model of therapeutic modalities, based upon the need of each client, which include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-focused, and Interpersonal Therapy. In her couple’s work, she uses the Gottman Method, which has been tested over time to strengthen and improve relationships. She will work with couples to help them see their marriage as a life-long journey together, which means loving their partner’s positive qualities rather than dwelling on their negative qualities.
Prior to Vicki’s recent move to private practice, she has worked as a clinic coordinator and therapist in a non-profit community mental health center for over 10 years. In addition she has several years’ experience working as a social worker in Missouri, Arkansas and Massachusetts.