Amanda Baker is a Licensed Professional Counselor with the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling. She received a Master of Science degree in Counseling from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Central Arkansas at Conway. Amanda integrates her scientific education with proven contemporary counseling techniques to provide therapy to individuals, couples, families, and groups.
Amanda's approach with you, the client, is to analyze and determine the root cause(s) of your issues, address them in the most appropriate clinical manner, and resolve them to help you lead a better and more fulfilling life. She recognizes that in today's economic environment it is difficult for individuals and families to make ends meet and that time is a precious commodity. As a result, her goal is for clients to move through the counseling process as efficiently as possible. Further, Amanda strives to provide the utmost in customer service and wants all clients to feel like they are getting something worthwhile out of the process.
In addition, Amanda's approach moves beyond the mere confines of the traditional therapy session. Her process allows you to not only benefit from sessions, but also to utilize tools and insights gained from the sessions to continue to improve outside of the clinical setting. It is her goal to find solutions to your issues in an all-encompassing approach that will allow you to independently take charge of your life.
In the area of Marriage and Family Therapy, Amanda works with individuals and couples regarding the following matters, among others:
- Overcoming Communication Barriers;
- Restoring Trust in Relationships;
- Infidelity & Intimacy Issues;
- Developing Healthy Boundaries;
- Caring for Aging Parents;
- Preparing for Marriage / Premarital Counseling;
- Separation and Divorce;
- Grief and Loss;
- Manipulation and Abuse;
- Domestic Violence; and
- Identifying Marital and Relationship Goals.
Further, Amanda’s counseling practice includes working with individuals who are faced with a variety of issues including:
- Anxiety & Stress;
- Overcoming Depression;
- Self-Esteem and Self-Worth;
- Identity Issues & Re-Evaluation of Purpose;
- Trauma Resolution;
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder;
- Living with Chronic Pain;
- Career Change / Major Life Transitions;
- Career Burnout; and
- Anger Management.
Amanda works with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues and the above list is not all-inclusive of her services. Contact Amanda to discuss your particular needs and how she may help you move past your issues and lead a better and more fulfilling life.
Amanda Baker ReachesJonesboro AR