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Fayetteville, AR

Emotional, mental, or behavioral issues can make life complicated. Psychology & Counseling Associates of Northwest Arkansas is here to help.

Psychology and Counseling Associates of Northwest Arkansas is a community-focused mental health practice with more than a dozen highly trained mental health professionals providing a wide variety of services in the areas of mental, emotional, and behavioral health.

We serve the mental health and psychological counseling needs of adults, children and adolescents, families, and couples in Northwest Arkansas from our Fayetteville office. Our knowledgeable and caring clinicians are professionally trained to assist you and your loved ones with the mental, behavioral, and emotional health issues that affect your life.

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  • Professional
  • Private
  • Personalized
Susan Shackleford
  • Evaluation

    Identifying a problem precisely can be the first step in solving the problem. A proper psychological assessment or evaluation is often the first step toward addressing issues in a person's mental, behavioral or emotional health.

  • Treatment

    Therapeutic psychological interventions are actions designed to relieve symptoms. At Psychology & Counseling Associates we use these actions to help people with their mental health, behavior,
    and emotional well-being.

  • Education

    Information and insight into mental health issues, behavioral problems, and emotional concerns can make a big difference in a person's progress toward mental health. PCA provides helpful information for patients and loved ones.

Located in beautiful Fayetteville, Arkansas!

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Voted "Best Mental Health Clinic" 5 years in a row!

Best of Northwest Arkansas 2010 Winner by CitiScapes MagazineBest of Northwest Arkansas 2011 Winner by CitiScapes MagazineBest of Northwest Arkansas 2012 Winner by CitiScapes MagazineBest of Northwest Arkansas 2013 Winner by CitiScapes MagazineBest of Northwest Arkansas 2014 Winner by CitiScapes Magazine

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Depression? What Not to Say

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12 Myths about Suicide

Coping with suicidal thoughts or suicide attempts can be tough, whether it’s your own experience or that of a loved one. Here are 12 myths about suicide that can make it harder and more confusing. “People don’t give warning signs.”… Read more »