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If you do not have insurance, we also offer an income-based sliding scale fee schedule.  New clients can typically be seen within 48 hours of contacting our office!

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 a Master's degree in Marriage and Family 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).


For those looking for more beyond typical talk therapy we offer Brainspotting. Brainspotting is an advanced brain-body therapy that focuses on identifying, processing and releasing imbalances, trauma, and residual emotional stress. It reaches parts of the brain that are not generally accessed through traditional talk therapy approaches. 

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