Our Clinicians

Sam L. Wallace, Ph.D., LPC

Sam is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has worked in the area of sex specific therapy and human sexuality for 13
years. He is also experienced with treating problems of anxiety, depression, trauma and other adjustment issues in
children, adolescents and adults. His treatment approach includes an integration of analytic and cognitive therapies that
focus on resolution of problems experienced by his clients. Sam is also trained in
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization
and Reprocessing), a psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the
result of disturbing life experiences. Sam is a member of the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and
Therapists (AASECT), and is the Arkansas Section Leader for AASECT.  He is also a Licensed Clinical Supervisor in
Arkansas. Sam has presented on sexual abuse issues and sex specific treatment at state, national and international
conferences. Sam has over 250 hours of postgraduate continuing education in sex specific therapy and has served as an
Adjunct Professor at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Day, evening, and weekend appointments are available.
Contact Sam at  
(479) 957-8546 or by email at sam@nca-therapy.com.

Kymberly Stephens, M.S., LAC

Kymberly Stephens is a Licensed Associate Counselor. She works with children,adolescents, and adults. Kymberly has
worked as a school-based counselor and as a psychotherapist at an inpatient and outpatient treatment facility.
Kymberly's training and experience allow her to treat a variety of problems including depression, anxiety, trauma, mood
disorders, behavioral problems, adjustment issues, substance abuse, eating disorders, and issues related to self esteem.
She specializes in working with individuals with issues stemming from prominent birthmarks, disfigurements, or image
related issues associated with genetics, trauma, burn or accident situations.  Kymberly also assists with teaching
multi-tasking and time management, helping with adjustment issues related to relocation to Northwest Arkansas,
increasing life skills, and home and office organizational skills. Schedule an appointment with Kymberly by contacting her
(479) 640-1464.    

Jason Thorne, M.S., LPC

Jason is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is currently pursuing a Doctoral Degree in Counselor Education from the
University of Arkansas.  He has worked in a variety of mental health settings with adolescents, adults, families, and
couples.  He is experienced working in the areas of anxiety, adjustment, trauma/abuse, substance abuse, stress
management, and relational issues.  Jason is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association for
Counselor Educators and Supervisors, and the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapist. His
treatment approach consists of problem focused counseling and education specific to the difficulties experienced by his
clients. Evening and weekend appointments are available by contacting Jason at
(417) 448-7961.

Ryan Davis, LCSW

Ryan completed her Masters in Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin. For the past seven years she has helped
improve the lives of families, children, teens, and young adults from all walks of life here in Northwest Arkansas by
providing caring and professional counseling services in a variety of settings. Ryan's reality based approach to counseling
emphasizes self care, non-blaming language, and creativity.  Her goal is to help individuals, couples, and families find
greater satisfaction and fulfillment through richer relationships, enhanced self-confidence, and a well-balanced life.
Although Ryan provides counseling for a wide variety of concerns, particular areas of focus include:
Women's issues (body image issues, post-partum transition/depression empowerment/self-esteem)Stress management,
Medication adherence (Motivational Interviewing Certified), and Grief and loss.

Services provided include:
Family therapy
Individual therapy
Couples counseling

Paul Moore, M.S., LPC, LMFT

Paul is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as an Anglican Priest.
He is currently pursuing a PhD in Counselor Education at the University of Arkansas and an MA in Pastoral Theology from
Saint Joseph's College.  Paul is an affirming, interactive, relational-focused therapist.  As a family therapist he believes we
often construct our identity from themes drawn from our early relationships. Difficulties from these relationships, both
conscious and unconscious, influence present relationships. He helps uncover unhealthy perceptions, affirm the value and
worth of each client, andassist clients in finding and creating healthy themes and narratives to enhance their lives and
relationships. Paul is a Licensed Clinical Supervisor for LAC's in Arkansas and a Clinical Fellow of the American Association
of Marriage and Family Therapy.

Paul holds membership in the following organizations:

American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy, Clinical Fellow, American Counseling Association, The Association for
Humanistic Psychology, Association for Humanistic Counseling,  Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in
Counseling, and American Association of Pastoral Counselors

To schedule an appointment with Paul call 479-313-4340 or visit
Northwest Counseling Associates
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