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 individual and family psychotherapy. Ryan utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to treat mental health and relationship issues. Ryan believes that collaboration between patient and therapist is essential in establishing an understanding and in creating trust within the therapeutic alliance. Ryan knows that modifying and balancing destructive thoughts/beliefs will allow you to gain mastery skills over debilitating fears and maladaptive behaviors. Impactful life experiences can leave wounds on us which may manifest as anxiety, panic, social phobias, depression, chronic pain, OCD, personality disorders, insomnia, and many other conditions. These conditions can be treated and lasting change is possible through CBT.
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.