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A Compassionate, Patient-Centered Counseling Clinic

Contact Changes Behavioral Health in Wynne, AR

theiAre 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).

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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.

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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.