Real. Hope.

with Cheryl Edwards

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Friday (EST) 3:00 pm 3:30 pm

Become Empowered for Change

Cheryl Edwards, MS, LPC, is Founder of Preferred Counseling, PA, a counseling clinic in Fort Smith, AR, focused on premium clinical care and customer service. She has an active and busy personal counseling practice providing both individual and group counseling on site as well as Internet counseling. Her masters in Marriage and Family Counseling provides the map for “unraveling the mystery” of transitional life cycle events. In addition, Ms Edwards is a leader in her professional community as the past president of Arkansas Licensed Counseling Association and Arkansas Counseling Association. She is currently a 6 year board member and secretary of the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling.

Education: 2000 – Masters of Science in Counseling with emphasis in Marriage and Family John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR 1997 – Bachelors of Science in Liberal Arts with emphasis in Psychology University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Certifications:

Certified in Thanatology: Death, Dying and Bereavement by the Association for Death Education and Counseling
Critical Incident Stress Management: Group Crisis Intervention
School Crisis Response Training/Critical Incident Stress Management
Clinically Certified Juvenile Treatment Specialist
Trained in EMDR
Experience:

1999 – 2005 Solution Focused Counseling, Ft. Smith, AR, Provided outpatient counseling for adolescents, adults and marital.

2000 – 2003 Harbor View Mercy Hospital, Ft. Smith, AR, Provided inpatient and outpatient counseling to children, adolescents, and adults in individual, marital, family and group therapy.

2003 – 2004 St. Edward’s Mercy Behavioral Health, Ft. Smith, AR, Provided inpatient and outpatient counseling to children, adolescents, and adults in individual, marital, family and group therapy.

2004 – 2006 Perspectives Behavioral Health Management, Barling, AR, Provided outpatient counseling to children, adolescents, and adults in individual, marital, family and group therapy.

2006 – 2008 Arkansas Counseling Associates, Fort Smith, AR, Provided outpatient counseling to children, adolescents, and adults in individual, family and group therapy.

2004 – Present Preferred Counseling – President/Owner, Ft. Smith, AR, Provides outpatient counseling to children, adolescents, and adults in individual, marital, family and group therapy.

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