Meet Lance Patterson, Graduate Counseling Intern

John Brown University in Little Rock, AR

Lance Patterson

Get to Know Lance

Lance is a graduate counseling student at John Brown University.  Prior to pursuing an education in mental health, Lance has been a provider of physical therapy in central Arkansas since 2015 with experience in outpatient therapy, in-patient rehabilitation, skilled-nursing facilities, and home health. His experience with working with a wide array of individuals helps him see each person as unique, with their own journey through life. 

He uses his education in mental health as well as his background in physical therapy to look into the heart of the individual, helping them to find a sense of hope, healing, and purpose.

Lance’s Education

  • Associate of Applied Science, Physical Therapy Assistant – Arkansas State University
  • Bachelor of Music Performance – Arkansas State University
  • Pursuing Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – John Brown University

Lance’s Therapy Focus

Therapy for children and adolescents, men, individuals, geriatrics, couples, and families

What to Expect During Therapy Sessions with Lance 

Lance uses his ability to listen and attend to the client to help get to the heart of the individual.  Drawing close to nearly a decade of experience in physical therapy, Lance understands that life has its pains, both literally and figuratively, and understands that everyone’s journey is different.  He tries to meet people where they are in hopes to walk alongside them in their counseling journey to help them achieve their goals.

Specific Therapy Approach 

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT)

Get Started

We made setting up a therapy session with one of our skilled and qualified therapists as easy as possible, offering you three simple contact options:

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#1 Call us at 501-291-3732

#2 Click here to fill out and submit our 'Contact Us' form

#3 Email us at [email protected]

When you call, one of our team members will discuss your appointment request and gather any necessary information to direct you to the best counselor to address your individual needs and schedule a consultation call. If you email us or submit a contact request form, we will call you within 24-hours to setup a consultation with a therapist who will be ready to serve you. Either way, we’re happy to chat with you to answer questions and help you schedule your therapy sessions. 

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