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BRYANT PRIETO

MS, LPC-TA, NCC, CCTSI

Bryant Prieto [pre-eh-toe] is a bilingual mental health therapist, proficiently speaking both English and Spanish languages. He is licensed in the state of Arkansas, and is also owner of NewLeaf Counseling of the River Valley, Inc. conveniently located within Stonehaven Behavorial Health & Wellness. He received his Master of Science in 2016 at John Brown University, completing the Dual Track program in Marriage and Family Therapy and Community Counseling. He has been working in the mental health field since 2013, and is experienced in treating a variety of mental health and behavioral concerns. He is passionate about meeting clients where they are in life, providing them with support, guiding them through their process, giving them the tools for success, and strengthening the support systems in their lives in order to help them meet their therapeutic goals and objectives and bring out the best version of themselves. He encourages clients to explore and process emotions, thoughts, and experiences, considering social/cultural differences, and implementing appropriate approaches in order to alleviate/resolve distress.

Visit my website: www.nlcounselingclinic.com

"You can't change history, but you can change its impact on the present."  

- Dr. Leanne Campbell

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2010 – Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, University of Arkansas, Fort Smith

  • 2016 – Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy, John Brown University

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) by the Arkansas Board of Examiners for Counselors (ARBOEC)

  • Specialty Licensure in Telemental Health Counseling by ARBOEC

  • Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist Individual (CCTSI) by the Trauma Institute International

  • EMDR Certified Therapist (EMDR-CT) by the EMDR International Association   

  • Advanced Training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

  • Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) by the National Board for Certified Counselors

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