Carly is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in both Texas and Arkansas and a registered play therapist (RPT). Carly provides a range of services but primarily works with children and teens who have experienced trauma, who struggle with depression and/or anxiety, or who struggle with managing their behavior and emotions. Carly also enjoys working with adults, including those coping with trauma, stressful life events, anxiety, depression, as well as communication issues. Carly also works with caregivers and children to help work through parent-child relationship issues.
Carly uses different techniques including cognitive behavioral approaches and attachment-based approaches while maintaining a person-centered theoretical orientation with all clients. Carly believes in meeting clients exactly where they are and helping them understand their own needs, while providing support and insight to help them achieve a comfortable level of functioning.
When not working Carly enjoys spending time with her friends and family (including an assortment of pets), reading books, watching movies/tv shows, and listening to true crime podcasts. Carly is also very involved with animal rescue and volunteers her time weekly at Texarkana Animal League.