Now accepting

Blue Cross Blue Shield

New clients can be seen for services within 24 hours of  contacting our office.  At this time most would even be able to be seen on the SAME DAY!

We also work off of an income based sliding scale, for those who might not have insurance.


STEPS Counseling Services are verified by Psychology Today

STEPS Counseling Services

Karmella Montgomery is a Licensed Professional Counselor for the newly started counseling services at STEPS Family Resource Center in Fort Smith. She has been providing therapy services to children, adolescents, adults, and families in the area for over 15 years. Karmella graduated from Harding University with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and her Master's in Marriage and Therapy. She has a passion for helping others and is eclectic in her therapeutic approach using Cognitive Behavioral, Reality based, Solution Focused and any other approach that is beneficial to the person she is working with. Karmella has worked with clients facing a multitude of concerns and is ready to help you go from where you are now mentally and emotionally to where you want to be.

Mental Health concerns that we treat include: Depression, Behavior Issues, Anger, Anxiety, Aggression, Divorce, ADHD, Suicidal Ideation, Family Issues, Self Harm, Grief, Bipolar and other concerns as well.


We also offer the T.O.V.A. (The Test of Variables of Attention).  The T.O.V.A aids in the   assessment of and evaluation of treatment for, attention-deficits, Including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).