We realize the decision to seek counseling may be difficult.
We are here to help you help yourself.
Professional Counseling Associates (PCA) is a non-profit nationally accredited Mental Health Center offering services for children, adolescents and adults.PCA is an affiliate of ARISA HEALTH as of March 1st, 2020.
PCA has five Clinic Locations in the counties of Pulaski, Lonoke, and Prairie, with over ten experienced professionals including: psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and counselors. ARISA HEALTHhas over 1,200 employees covering 41 Arkansas counties (four regions) providing mental health services.
PCA has eleven support staff providing clerical, accounting, and administrative expertise.
PCA's programs have consistently been awarded the highest level of accreditation from the national organization CARF.
Professional Counseling Associates Outpatient Program offers a broad spectrum of services. These range from counseling for short-term problems, to comprehensive services for people in acute crisis or with complex problems.
Individual Counseling puts you in a one-on-one setting with a qualified therapist. Focus of such sessions might include improving self esteem, adjusting to divorce, dealing with trauma, grief or depression.
Group Counseling puts you together with other individuals with similar problems. This modality can be particularly effective in dealing with anger control, addictive disorders and socialization problems.
The Community Support Program (CSP) is located in North Little Rock, off the Springhill exit, on Stockton Road at the Springhill Clinic. The program is designed to meet the needs of persons eighteen years of age and older who have a serious persistent mental illness. The two major components of CSP are the Outpatient Care Program and the Day Services Program (DSP). Outpatient Care consists of outpatient services, both individual and group, and case management services. The Day Services Program consists of individual and group services and case management. Both programs are provided pharmacotherapy services by a full-time psychiatrist. For additional information regarding either service, please contact PCA at (501) 955-7600.
Child and Adolescent Service System Program
PCA is the “lead agency” for CASSP (Child and Adolescent Service System Program) in Lonoke, Prairie, and North Pulaski Counties. For children with severe emotional disturbances, or children with emotional problems whose needs require services from several different agencies or State departments, PCA arranges a multi-agency staffing to coordinate services. The following services are available to children, adolescents and their families:
School-Based Services in public schools
Children’s Case Management is available at all our clinics. See Promote Brochure
System of Care Wrap Around services to meet needs that insurance does not cover, including rewards for improved behavior.
In Lonoke County our PROMOTE program serves youth who are at-risk or involved with the Division of Youth Services. PROMOTE Brochure
Walk In Clinics
All of our clinics accept walk ins on Tuesdays to accommodate our existing and referred clients who are experiencing emergencies and wish to be seen prior to their appointment. Please contact individual Clinic Locations for walk-in hours.
PCA’s Family Resource Center, located at the North Little Rock Springhill clinic offers a movie room, games, beauty room and a place for complete relaxation and provides free and confidential assistance in areas such as:
Community Resources & Referrals
Learning about Mental Illness
Counseling and Support
Accessing mental health treatment for all ages
Learning about educational, occupational, recreational and volunteer opportunities
Patient Centered Services that are adaptable to clients