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A Compassionate, Patient-Centered Counseling Clinic

Contact Changes Behavioral Health in Wynne, AR

Are you searching for a counselor or psychiatrist in Cross County or the Arkansas Delta region? No matter the challenges you’re facing, Changes Behavioral Health is ready to guide you and support you every step of the way.

Our counseling services are always centered on the individual. We will never turn anyone away that is in need. We accept most insurances and serve all patients regardless of their financial situation. Our counseling clinic is located on 204 S Mississippi in the heart of Wynne, AR.

A sliding fee scale is available and is based on family size and income.

Changes Behavioral Health, LLC, is in compliance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act and we provide services without regard to age, religion, disability, political affiliation, veteran status, sex, race, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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You don’t need to live with the effects of addiction or mental illness. Help is here.

Our Staff

We all have strong ties to Wynne, AR, and have 30 years of combined experience in the mental health field. We have worked in schools, universities, taught at both bachelor’s and master’s levels, worked in inpatient and outpatient treatment centers, provided assistance at community service organizations, and treated patients in group homes and substance abuse centers.

Brian Shaw, Licensed Clinic Social Worker - Wynne, AR

Brian Shaw, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

  • BS Philosophy, Arkansas State University 2002
  • Master of Clinical Social Work, University of Tennessee 2007

I like to draw heavily on personal experiences in my practice. As a recovering person, I want to share the knowledge and wisdom I have gained through personal struggles. I am thankful to be here, serving this community in the same office where my father touched so many lives. His spirit is alive in all the work we do here.

Deena Shaw, Licensed Professional Counselor - Wynne, AR

Deena Shaw, Licensed Professional Counselor

  • BS Criminology, Arkansas State University 2002
  • Education Specialist
  • Psychology and Counseling
  • Arkansas State University 2009, Professor of Clinical Skills ASU

I have always been a woman of strong faith. I believe that when called upon, our relationship with God is our greatest strength. I am so happy and grateful to be in a place where I can use all that I have been blessed with to help others achieve the happy and fulfilling lives God has in store for them.

Callie Swaite, Ed.S. Licensed Professional Counselor - Wynne, AR

Dr. Olimpia Rosario, MD

Dr. Rosario is a Board Certified Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist who has joined Changes Behavioral Health in Wynne, AR. She has been living in Jonesboro, AR, since 2011.

She received her Medical degree from Nordestana University in the Dominican Republic. She completed her Adult Psychiatry training at Mount Sinai Services at Elmhurst Hospital in New York City, where she received the Resident Achievement Award. She went on to complete her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry training at the University of Maryland in Baltimore City, MD.

She has over 25 years of experience in the field, having her own private practice in Northern Virginia for 10 years before moving on to serve as an Outpatient Faculty member and Medical Director of Child and Adolescent Inpatient Facilities in AR. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Callie Swaite, Ed.S. Licensed Professional Counselor - Wynne, AR

Beth Batchelor, Licensed Associate Counselor

  • BS Agriculture 2004
  • MS Agriculture 2008
  • MS Clinical Mental Health Counselor

Seeking help when you’re struggling can be a difficult decision. I strive to create a safe, inclusive space for you to get the help you need. My approach is primarily person centered. I focus on being genuine, empathetic, and meeting you exactly where you are. My role as therapist is to help you use the gifts you already possess to realize and remove obstacles preventing you from reaching your goals.

Callie Swaite, Ed.S. Licensed Professional Counselor - Wynne, AR

NAKITHA M. SCOTT, LPC, NCC, CCMHC, RPT. RIST, TF-CBT trained, PMAD trained CCATP, EMDR

Nakitha Scott is a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned her Master of Science in Human Services with a specialization in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University CACREP Counseling Program. Nakitha holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Interdisciplinary Families Studies from Arkansas State University (ASU).

Nakitha is a National Certified Counselor with a specialty as a Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor and as a Certified Clinical Anxiety Therapist Professional. Her titles also include:

  • Registered Play Therapist
  • Registered Integrative Sand Tray Therapist
  • Tele-Mental Health Therapist
  • Certified Auto-Play Therapist
  • Certified Infant Mental Health
  • Therapist Certified Wellness Coach
  • Level Independent Early Childhood
  • Mental Health Consultant

Additionally, Nakitha is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), as well as:

  • Postpartum Support International in Perinatal Mood Anxiety Disorders
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) from UAMS
  • Level 1 TheraPlay therapist from the TheraPlay Institute

Nakitha has completed a Cultivating Leadership training in Washington, D.C. through the Healthy Start Initiative Program. Recently, Nakitha received training in EMDR and EMDRIA from EMDR Consulting.

Nakitha is a member of the Arkansas Play Therapy Association and NAADAC the Association for Addiction Professionals.

Nakitha has worked as the Director of the Mississippi County EOC Healthy Start Initiative Program, in which she implemented various programs for women and men, pregnant moms, postpartum mothers, and their children. She also implemented a four-week educational labor project called “Community Labor Workshop” that assists with mitigating disparities in unemployment. Nakitha has worked in the mental health field for over 16 years with vast populations ranging from infants, preschoolers, and children to adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients.

Moreover, Nakitha is the mother of two sons and two bonus daughters and the grandmother of two handsome grandsons who help shape her world.

Nakitha became a widow a few years ago and she understands that this is part of a process; however, not the end. Her faith in God continues to lead her as she’s on her journey. She believes understanding and processing the past helps the person to understand who they are now and who he or she will become in the future. Nakitha uses an integrative approach to therapy; relying heavily on various modalities she has become skilled in. Her motto is:

People are not broken in need of fixing; however deeply hurt and in need of being cared for.
‒ A. Schwartz

So, through acceptance of self, a person can work towards their healing in a safe and supportive environment.

Callie Swaite, Ed.S. Licensed Professional Counselor - Wynne, AR

Michael miller, LPC

BA Sociology, Henderson State University
MA Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Arkansas at Little
Rock (UALR)
I believe everyone is unique, their lives, their circumstance and
their perspective of their situation. I strive to meet my clients
where they are in their lives in a professional, caring, and
encouraging manner. My counseling style is Cognitive Behavior
Therapy (CBT). I desire to assist people in their personal growth
to be healthier in their thoughts, emotions, behavior, and outlook
about their present and future. I accomplish this by offering an
encouraging environment and teaching techniques to that can be
used in their everyday lives.

Callie Swaite, Ed.S. Licensed Professional Counselor - Wynne, AR

Priscilla Alexander, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

B.S. Sociology, Minor Psychology, Arkansas State University, 2013
*Master of Social Work, Arkansas State University, 2017
 
I specialize in:
*PCIT (Parent-Child Interaction Therapy) 2-7 years of age
*IMH (Infant mental Health) 0-3 years of age
*TFCBT Certified Nationally 4-17 years of age
*Family and Marriage Counseling Trained at Level 1 Completion
 
I have been working in this field now for 6 years, and I know that this is not just a career but a passion. Helping others identify and work through life’s struggles, so that they may achieve the best version of themselves is my life’s work. I enjoy learning from each individual or family I work with, and by taking one day at a time, anything can be accomplished.
 
As Lili Reinhart puts it best, “Asking for help is the first step, You are more precious to this world than you will ever know.”
Callie Swaite, Ed.S. Licensed Professional Counselor - Wynne, AR

Corey Foreman

Corey Foreman is a humble and native servant of Lee County, Arkansas.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration Degree as well as bachelor and master’s degrees in Christian Counseling. Corey recently graduated with his second masters from Amridge University where he received a Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling. Corey currently serves as a Qualified Behavioral Health Professional at Changes Behavioral Health where he addresses the mental health needs of children and young adults.  Mr Foreman is an active member of the Our Story Conference and the Writing for the Soul Workshop Boards of Directors, Board of Directors for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Arkansas Delta for foster children. 

 

Corey is an avid evangelist who has been called to do the work of God. Elder Foreman joined the staff of Kingdom Connections Church in 2005 and became an ordained Associate Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ two years later. He currently serves as Youth Pastor, a position he has held for the past sixteen years. In this capacity, he gives vision and leadership to the church’s most sacred members—its youth. In 2007, Elder Foreman founded Boys II Men, a youth development program that aims to provide tools for youth to explore, expand, and build their faith through education, encouragement, and support. He often times proclaims to the youth that “. . . where you are is not really where you are; but it’s just where you are today.” 

 

In his spare time, he can be found traveling, reading, cooking, meeting new people, planning events and living up to his motto, “I just want to be into what God is up to.” 

Callie Swaite, Ed.S. Licensed Professional Counselor - Wynne, AR

Mallory slater

B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Social Work, Health Promotions, and Exercise Science, Arkansas State University, 201

Masters of Clinical Social Work, Arkansas State University, 2017

My passion is working with children, adolescents, and young adults presenting with a variety of stressors and diagnoses, including mood disorders, anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, grief, life transitions, and self-esteem. I believe in utilizing a person-centered approach and strength-based perspective to help my clients achieve balance and happiness. Utilizing a variety of interventions, my goal is for my clients to see their value, purpose, and becoming resilient in the face of adversity. 

Callie Swaite, Ed.S. Licensed Professional Counselor - Wynne, AR

Will Harris

Helping people through difficult times is my passion. As I continue to learn and grow in counseling, hope to incorporate the Person-Centered approach into my repertoire. I feel that empathy is the most incredible tool for healing our damaged emotions. I like to sit with my clients in their here and now while experiencing their emotional ups and downs. My scope of practice consists of reaching older adolescents and adults with cognitive and behavioral issues, substance and alcohol abuse, and LGBTQ+ issues. I hope to continue providing positive mental health care throughout my time at Changes and look forward to what the future holds.

Callie Swaite, Ed.S. Licensed Professional Counselor - Wynne, AR

Mandi Ball, Licensed Associate Counselor

  • BS in Early Childhood Education
  • MS in School Counseling 

I am a strong believer that God has placed us on this Earth to love one another and lift each other up out of darkness. I feel that I have been called to serve individuals in our community of all ages, but most of my experience has been working with children. I am a Licensed P-4 Educator in Arkansas and hold a School Counseling degree in K-12 as well. I have twelve years of teaching experience between Pre-K to First Grade. I feel as though having experience as a teacher, parent, and counselor, I am able to bring quality knowledge to the treatment team for you and your children. I look forward to serving this community and helping where I am needed. 

Callie Swaite, Ed.S. Licensed Professional Counselor - Wynne, AR

Rhonda Bohanon, Licensed Master Social Worker

Assoicates of Arts, Mid-South Community College, 2004 Bachelors of Social Work, Arkansas State University 2005 Masters of Social Work, Arkansas State University 2011
I have always had a passion for working with children and families. I started my career with the State of Arkansas, working as an investigator for child abuse/neglect covering Crittendendoms. I have been practicing as a Mental Health Therapist for the last 11 years. I truly enjoy making a difference and having a lasting impact on the client’s 1 serve. I focus on the positive and work from a strengths perspective. I have a mentoring program (Other Than Pretty, Inc.) mentoring young ladies. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family. I love to travel and enjoy living in the moment. I am also a proud member of the best sorority (Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.).

Callie Swaite, Ed.S. Licensed Professional Counselor - Wynne, AR

Samantha Sharp

It takes incredible courage to seek help when life’s challenges feel too heavy. I believe I am called to help learn and incorporate healthy, restorative skills into their daily lives I enjoy working with children, adolescents, and adults who are interested in learning to cope and heal from issues related to depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, anger, family conflict, and many other life stressors. have a professional career that spans more than 15 years, working in outpatient, residential treatment, and higher education settings where I have been able to help individuals better manage various mental health and stage-of-life issues. I want to build a collaborative, therapeutic relationship with you so that we can walk together to help you become the most functional and content version of yourself. If you are ready for this journey, come see if I can help you discover the healing and peace that is available to us all.

Callie Swaite, Ed.S. Licensed Professional Counselor - Wynne, AR

Valisya Coleman

“In any situation, you have the right, power and ability to choose your experience” – Iyanla Vanzant. I know many of us face stressors/situations we have no control over. However, we do have the ability to control how we will handle the experience. I would love the opportunity to meet you where you are in any life experience and provide a listening, nonjudgmental environment to develop strategies to enhance your ability to cope with life’s curve balls. I have several years of experience as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), with helping individuals develop coping strategies to overcome life stressors. I have had the pleasure to provide therapy in the individual, group, and family format with presenting problems of but not limited too (anxiety, communication skills, anger management, behavioral issues, self-esteem, and social/emotional skills). I utilize the client-centered approach along with other evidence-based interventions. I am currently completing credentials for Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). I provide a humorous yet direct approach, to build the confidence one may need to obtain the change they desire. 

I enjoy shopping, reality tv (yes, I know horrible), painting, home décor, traveling, yoga, time with family and friends, and self-care routines. 

Education: 

Wynne High School Graduate 2010 

Arkansas State University Bachelor of Social Work – 2014, Master of Social Work – 2017

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You don’t need to live with the effects of anxiety or depression. Call 870-208-8499 to schedule an appointment for counseling services, and begin your journey to your best life.

Contact:

Phone: 870-208-8499
Fax: 870-208-8044
Email: changesbh@gmail.com

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Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday:  8:00 AM - 5:00PM
Later times may be available by appointment only.