Rogers Clinic

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Christine Renuart-Rapa, LCSW received her Master of Social Work from the University of Arkansas. Christine serves as our Chief Clinical Officer providing guidance and supervision of her excellent clinical team. Christine has excelled in the field of Mental Health serving children, adolescents and adults here in Northwest Arkansas since 2005. She has worked with Rogers Public School systems assisting families and as a school based therapist in Bentonville Public Schools through local agencies. She has treated clients struggling with anxiety including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, depression, anger, trauma, bipolar disorder, autism spectrum, ADHD, disruptive behaviors, conflict management, body image issues and life transitions.

Christine’s experience spans over several modalities as she has provided outpatient therapy for adults, Intensive Family Services, marital counseling and adoption studies to the Northwest Arkansas community. She enjoys working with individuals, couples and families that desire to increase communication, understanding and commitment as active participants in their own lives. Christine believes there is an unconscious mind working “behind the scenes” which can be utilized to bring about growth and self awareness. Christine uses Solution Focused Brief Therapy and is trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral (TF-CBT) interventions encouraging her clients in the process of changing thoughts, environments and behaviors to promote symptom relief and positive change. She is also EMDR certified and can utilize that technique to best assist her clients. Along with her many other specializations, Christine is also a Certified Autism Specialist and can work to apply her expertise to those clients in need.

Christine spends her free time traveling with her husband and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

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Shakira Eakins, LCSW, CCTP-1, received her Master of Social Work from the University of Arkansas. For over 8 years she has served the people of Northwest Arkansas as a mental health professional. While her primary focus has been with children, adolescents and families, she also has experience working with adults across the lifespan. She has treated clients struggling with depression, self harm, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, grief, and racial identity challenges. She is also an affirmation therapist who is passionate about providing mental health services for LGBTQIA individuals.

Shakira is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is a Level 1 Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She believes in the importance of the brain-emotion connection when working with clients. She likes to meet individuals and families where they are, allowing them to take the lead in their mental health journey. Her down-to-earth personality allows others to feel at ease and facilitates a strong therapeutic relationship.

In her free time Shakira enjoys photography, reading, binge watching tv, and spending time with her husband and four children.

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Marion Pearson, MS, LPC received her Master in Counseling from the University of Arkansas in 2008. Marion is extensively trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) and Play Therapy earning her Registered Play Therapist Certification in August 2018. Marion is also trained and certified to use EMDR to assist her clients as well. Throughout her career, she has provided counseling to individuals of all ages, in a variety of life stages.

Marion has experience treating individuals with  issues related to anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, ADHD, trauma and behavioral issues. Marion believes that for therapy to be effective and beneficial, genuine collaboration and open communication is key. She strives to provide an environment that is compassionate, empathetic and honest. Marion is proud to be granted the privilege to walk along side others during their journey of self discovery and healing.

Marion spends her free time enjoying outdoor activities with her husband and their two daughters.

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Megan Schibi, LPC earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of Arkansas. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) as well as Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral therapy and Emotion Focused Therapy.  She has experience working with children, adolescence, and adults in multiple settings including schools and private practice. She has worked with families to meet various mental health and behavioral needs.

Megan has extensive experience with adolescents and adults who struggle with trauma, anxiety, depression, self-harming behaviors, defiance, low self-esteem, dysregulated moods, peer relationships and conflict. Her sincere personality allows her to build genuine relationships with individuals so that they are comfortable to engage in a process of healing, personal development and growth.

Megan enjoys spending her free time with her family including her 4 dogs. She looks for every opportunity to explore Arkansas with her husband and friends.

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Kerry Ryall, LPC received her Master’s of Education and Clinical Counseling from New Mexico Highlands University in 2009. She is specialized in Grief &Trauma, TF-CBT certified, Multisystemic Therapy certified, (MST) Functional Family Therapy (FFT) certified, and has been working with children, adolescents, and families in a school-based, outpatient, and private practice settings.

Kerry takes an eclectic approach to therapy and focus treatment based on the needs of the family or individual. I have special training in trauma treatment with families, children, and adolescents that has been proven to be extremely effective with persons with trauma, mood disorders, anxiety, substance abuse, self-harming behaviors, defiance, low self-esteem, dysregulated moods, peer relationships/conflicts, and behavioral issues. Therapy provides ways to express feelings, understand patterns of thinking, gain perspective on past events and current relationships, set goals, and clarify dreams for the future.

Kerry enjoys in her free time spending time with family, friends, exercising, traveling, and her three dogs.

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Kelly Smith, LCSW received her Master of Social Work degree in 2011 from Texas State University and has recently relocated to the Northwest Arkansas area. She has had the privilege of working with children and families throughout her career in a variety of settings, including schools, residential treatment, and community-based organizations.

Kelly believes deeply in a person’s innate ability to move toward healing when given appropriate, effective support. She takes a compassionate, person-centered approach to her work and pulls from a variety of therapeutic modalities to meet clients’ individual needs. Kelly strives to build nurturing, collaborative relationships with clients, while providing them with a safe space and supportive interventions to aid them on their journey toward mental health and wellness. She has experience working with individuals who have been impacted by trauma, depression, anxiety, grief/loss and stressful family changes, including parental incarceration and divorce.

Kelly has received specialized training in EMDR, an evidence-based treatment that provides relief from symptoms stemming from experiences of trauma or other distressing life events. Kelly has also received training in and incorporates play-based interventions, expressive therapies and mindfulness in her work with younger clients. Kelly began working toward her Registered Play Therapist certification in Texas and plans to continue to pursue this certification.

In her free time, Kelly is enjoying exploring beautiful Northwest Arkansas and spending time with her husband and daughter.

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Savannah Lippincott, LCSW received her Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Arkansas.

Savannah began her career serving the rural communities of Northwest Arkansas where her passion for supporting those enduring painful grief and loss began. She later served as an inpatient social worker in hospice care, guiding patients and families through the many barriers that arise from living with terminal illness.

Most recently, Savannah served as a bereavement counselor where she facilitated grief support groups, psycho-educational grief classes, and children’s grief workshops for the Northwest Arkansas community.

Savannah utilizes acceptance and commitment, cognitive behavioral, and solution-focused therapy techniques in treatment with her clients. She specializes in working with children and adults who suffer from anxiety, depression, and issues with major life transitions. She believes in empowering individuals and families with the proper tools to improve communication and understanding through the use of a non-judgmental space.
Savannah enjoys spending her free time on Lake Ouachita with her family and cheering on the Razorbacks.

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Molly VanWie, LPC received her Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University and has recently relocated back to the area. She has been in the mental health field for over 15 years and has had the privilege of working with children and families in a variety of settings, including schools, residential treatment, and community-based organizations.

While Molly focuses more on CBT and Person-Centered approaches, she does try to find the best fit between modality and the clients needs. Molly has extensive experience in working with persons with trauma, mood disorders, anxiety, anger, sexual identity issues, substance abuse, self-harming behaviors, defiance, low self-esteem, dysregulated moods, ADHD, social skills/peer relationships, and behavioral issues. 

Molly believes that therapy provides a safe outlet for clients and families to express their feelings, set appropriate boundaries, understand thought and behavior processes and to gain perspective on how thoughts and behaviors are connected. Molly prides herself on building strong connections with her clients and assisting them in achieving their mental health goals. In her spare time Molly loves to spend time with family, and friends, painting, or just relaxing with a good book.

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Daisy Bonilla, LCSW, received her Master of Social Work from New York University and then relocated back to the NWA area that she now calls home. Daisy is bilingual, fluent in both English and Spanish and loves being able to connect with clients and families of all cultures. She has worked tirelessly to empower communities in Northwest Arkansas for over 7 years as a social worker by always “meeting people where they are”. 

Daisy helps individuals navigate life stressors through an open and nonjudgmental approach. Her specialties include EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and TF-CBT. She also specializes in addressing intergenerational trauma through a systemic approach, especially amongst immigrant families. While her primary focus has been with adolescents, couples and families, Daisy also has experience working with adults across their lifespan as an inpatient social worker in hospice care, guiding patients and families through the many barriers that arise from living with terminal illness and facing end of life concerns. Daisy has extensive experience working with clients struggling with marital problems, depression, self harm, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, behavioral issues, grief, and racial identity challenges. Daisy is also an affirmation therapist who is passionate about providing mental health services for LGBTQIA+individuals, as well as including faith based approach if desired during treatment. 

Daisy is passionate about creating a supportive and empowering environment in therapy for clients through building a safe space to explore and discover who clients are without fear nor sacrificing any of the parts that make up their intersectional identities. Daisy enjoys traveling, learning new skills, spending time with her family and empowering women and youth.

DSC_1116 copyBrett Alden, LPC received his Master in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy from John Brown University. Brett serves as one of our school-based counselors working with primarily elementary-aged clients and families. Brett has spent over 7 years (4 years licensed) in the field of Mental Health serving children, adolescents, and adults here in Northwest Arkansas. He has treated clients struggling with anxiety, depression, anger, trauma, bipolar disorder, autism spectrum, ADHD, disruptive behaviors, conflict management, and life transitions.

Brett‘s experience spans over several modalities as he has provided outpatient therapy for adults, Intensive Family Services, fostering, and adoption to the Northwest Arkansas community. He enjoys working with individuals and families that desire to increase communication, understanding, and commitment as active participants in their own lives. Brett believes there is an unconscious mind working “behind the scenes” which can be utilized to bring about growth and self-awareness. Brett uses Client-Centered, Experiential Play Therapy strategies including sand tray therapy, Solution-Focused, and is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).  This intervention strategy helps clients transition from ‘trauma interfering in their daily life’ to ‘trauma influencing future decisions’ with reducing or mitigating of intensity and duration of symptoms.

Brett grew up in Southern California and moved to NWA in 2012.  He spends his free time entertaining and cooking with friends, spending time with his family, and engaging in new experiences and hobbies.

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Tiffany Berry, LPC earned her Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from John Brown University. Tiffany has worked in school based, outpatient, and private practice settings. She has advanced training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which is an evidenced based treatment for children and adolescents who have been impacted by traumatic events.

Tiffany is passionate and experienced in helping those who are grieving all types of losses (such as divorce, death, chronic illness, etc.). She finds it an honor to work alongside clients and families in finding emotional healing and personal growth. She strives to provide hope, encouragement, and acceptance in the safety of a therapeutic relationship.

In her free time, Tiffany enjoys traveling, shopping, and spending time outdoors with her husband and two children.

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Ryan Pearson is completing his Master of Social Work from Walden University, set to graduate in November 2020 and received his Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management from Arkansas Tech University in 2013. He has worked in the Mental Health field with clients ranging from children to adolescents, families, and adults. He worked with individuals in Russellville, AR from 2012 to 2015, and has been serving clients in Northwest Arkansas since 2015. Ryan has experience working in a variety of settings such as schools, residential facilities, and community-based organizations.

Ryan’s genuine personality and sense of humor allows his clients to feel comfortable and safe in building a nurturing relationship, allowing him to assist them in bettering their mental health and wellness. He has experience working primarily with clients with behavioral issues as well as those facing anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, and social skills/peer relationships. Ryan believes in empowering his clients to lead their own mental health journey using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused, and Psychosocial Development theory interventions to help them reach their goals. His passion for creating positive change in his clients’ lives and throughout his community shows in all aspects of his practice.

Ryan enjoys spending his free time travelling, playing sports, and being outdoors with his wife and 3 young sons.

Silena Scott, MA received her Master of Arts in Human Services-Marriage and Family DSC_7596from Liberty University and is currently a third year PhD-MFT student at Northcentral University. For over a year she has served the elder community of NWA as a Director of Social Services. While her primary focus has been the elder community, she has experience which children and young adults. She is a systemic therapist who is passionate about providing mental health services to
individuals, couples, and families.

She is a PREPARE/ENRICH certified facilitator. She believes healthy couples and marriages are the foundation to lasting families and raising empowered individuals. She likes to encourage and support individuals, families, and couples through their point of dysfunction and collaborate with them to arrive at a healthier place. Her direct but warm personality allows others to feel strongly supported, yet gently handled which facilitates a genuine therapeutic rapport.

In her free time Silena enjoys spending time with her husband and son, traveling, shopping, and baking/cooking.

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