Psychotherapist | Founder | CEO “When we love, we always strive to be better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” – Paulo Coelho Ryan Freeman-Burchfield is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Clinical Mental […]
“When we love, we always strive to be better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” – Paulo Coelho
Ryan Freeman-Burchfield is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Clinical Mental Health; and with that practices psychotherapy. Ryan utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to treat mental health and relationship issues. Ryan knows that modifying and balancing destructive thoughts/beliefs will allow you to gain mastery skills over your life. Impactful experiences can leave wounds that manifest as anxiety, panic attacks, social phobias, depression, chronic pain, OCD, personality disorders, insomnia, and many other conditions. CBT is considered the gold standard in treatment of these conditions.
Ryan’s training in CBT is from the Beck Institute in Philadelphia, PA. The Beck Institute offers advanced, specialized training in CBT. Ryan has over 40 hours of post graduate intensive studies. She has completed the rigorous supervision program through the Beck Institute under Dr. Amy Wenzel; and she is currently working toward certification as one of the first clinicians to be certified by the Beck Institute.
Ryan is originally from Kansas, but completed her graduate education here in Arkansas, and has worked as a therapist in Northwest Arkansas since 2006. She graduated from Fort Hays State University (Hays, KS) with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology & Art with an emphasis in painting. She was also on the Cross Country and Track & Field teams at FHSU, where she had the opportunity to be selected as one of the first female pole-vaulters for the university. Ryan stayed in Northwest Arkansas because of all the colors, the trees, and the stunning mountains and valleys here. Ryan is still in love with painting, strives to keep practicing yoga, heals in the outdoors, pushes herself in running, finds peace in swimming, is learning to bike, and finds deep meaning in spending time with her 3 daughters, her husband and her many nieces and nephews.