Consultants/Counselors

 

 

Rebecca White, CEAP, LCSW

Program Director

Certified Employee Assistance Professional, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Rebecca has over 22 years experience in the Behavioral Health field. Rebecca specializes in working with families in transition, specifically divorcing families. Grief counseling is another area of specialization. Rebecca works well with management and administrators of AEAP contracts through assessment, consultation and training. She has a high value for understanding individual company and industry climates and the impact these factors have on employee productivity and work environment. Rebecca is knowledgeable in the areas of customer service, anger management and team building. She provides enthusiastic facilitation of workshops in these areas. She is a past president of the Arkansas Chapter of Employee Assistance Professional Association and is an advocate for promoting knowledge about the EAP industry among Arkansas businesses.   whiterebeccav@uams.edu


Margaret Morgan, LCSW, CEAP, BCETS

Operations Manager

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Employee Assistance Professional, Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress.

Margaret has been with AEAP since 1999 and serves as the Operations Manager of the Employee Assistance Program.  She works with a variety of clients including adults, teenagers, children, couples and families and has over 20 years of experience in behavioral health.  Areas of interest and expertise are in workplace consultation, building successful relationships, stress management, healthcare provider issues, trauma, depression and anxiety.  Margaret has worked in supervisory, management and clinical capacities throughout her career thus giving her a unique perspective for training and working with supervisors and managers.  Margaret’s training interests include: stress management, team building, crucial communications, compassion fatigue, and personality styles in the workplace.   morgancohenmargaret@uams.edu


John Michael Huddleston, CEAP, CADA, LPC

Certified Employee Assistance Professional, and Licensed Practical Counselor.

Mike has 18 years as an experienced Employee Assistance Professional. He has been with the Arkansas Employee Assistance Program (AEAP) for over 10 years and manages the Fayetteville and Fort Smith offices in Northwest Arkansas. He has extensive experience in work place services including organizational climate assessment, change management, work place and supervisory consulting with supervisors on a variety of work place issues. Mike excels at understanding the work environment of the companies he serves and developing good relationships with supervisors. He is also an experienced Critical Incident Stress Debriefer. He is an excellent trainer and has developed and presented seminars and workshops on a regular basis for all of the companies he serves. He has over 25 years of clinical experience and likes to work with family/marital issues, stress management, alcohol /drug dependencies, depression, anxiety, grief issues, and managing change. Mike is solution focused in his counseling and likes to help clients find solutions for their situations. Previous experience includes Clinical Director for Youth Bridge in Fayetteville, EAP Coordinator for Value Options Inc in North Carolina, and as a manager of Drug/Alcohol Programs for the U.S Air Force.

huddlestonjohnm@uams.edu


Gary Blonsky, LCSW, RPT-S

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Gary has work extensively with at risk children, adolescents, and their families in acute care and residential settings for over 25 years and has utilized play therapy, filial therapy and theraplay  in his practice since 1985. He currently is a certified Play Therapy Supervisor. Other areas of practice include male survivors of sexual abuse, gay, lesbian and transgender issues as well as family systemic related issues. Interventions to assist in assertiveness, problem-solving, self-esteem building and self-awareness are also an integral element of his practice skills.


Betsy Johnson, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Betsy has over 16 years experience in the field of Behavioral Health, working with children, families, couples, and adults.  She has worked in a variety of settings, including Bridgeway Hospital, Centers for Youth and Families, and the Child Study Center Community Outreach Program.  Betsy has developed expertise in the areas of anxiety, ADHD, parenting, depression, midlife transition, and disabilities.  She is a Certified Mindful Life Coach and is trained in mindfulness based stress reduction.  She particularly enjoys helping individuals learn to manage their stress and anxiety.


Emily Durham, LPC, CEAP

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Employee Assistance Professional

Emily has been working in the field of Human Services and Behavioral Health since 1986. Six of these years have been primarily in the field of Employee Assistance Counseling. She has experience working with adults and adolescents in a variety of contexts from the daily adjustment of situational stressors to substance abuse and addiction to severe mental illness. Emily has advanced training in marriage and relationship counseling and enjoys this dynamic work.  In addition, she has extensive experience with geriatric and rehabilitation counseling. Emily also develops and presents a variety of trainings and workshops to address issues that relate to the workplace as well as those of improved personal functioning and well-being.


Gisele Graves, PhD., LPE

Licensed Psychological Examiner

Gisele has over 20 years clinical experience providing individual, group and family counseling.  Her professional training and experience has focused on working with adults and children teaching stress management, interpersonal communication, social skills and problem solving strategies.  She has also worked with individuals who have experienced chronic pain, diabetes, coronary illness, chronic fatigue syndrome, and PMS, teaching cognitive behavioral strategies to address the development of healthier lifestyles.  Dr. Graves has served as an Adjunct Professor of psychology at UALR since 2001.

Glenda Davis, MSC, LPC, LMFT

Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Glenda is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist and a professional counselor. Prior to becoming a clinician, she had a long career in social services. She has worked extensively with children and families through the local community mental health agency. She has experience working with divorce issues, stepfamilies, childhood traumas, behavioral disorders of children, sexual abuse, anxiety, depression and many other issues.  Trained from a Systemic perspective, Glenda looks beyond the current issues with children to see the bigger family issues.  Her approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she seeks to provide guidance and support as each individual and family builds on their strengths.