Eric has been working in the mental health field for over 10 years. He works directly with individuals who experience severe mental illnesses involving psychoses, depression, anxiety, trauma, and emotional crises. He helps adolescents and adults that experience first-episode psychosis and works with adults that have long-term mental illness and individuals that experience homelessness. He has training in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), crisis intervention, anger management, and CBT for psychosis. He has recently completed training that gives him the opportunity to practice EMDR therapy with adults who experience intense anxiety and depression and/or suffer from the long term effects of trauma, including those persons with symptoms of PTSD and/or have experienced major life changes from combat roles, sexual assaults, automotive accidents, significant abuse or neglect, and even those whose daily stressors seem to be too much to manage on their own. Eric received his Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Henderson State University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. He is an Arkansas native and enjoys the outdoors. He likes reading and spending time with family and friends when he is not working for OBHAW or participating in community events to support clients that experience their first episode of psychosis, have a long-term mental illness, or struggle with homelessness.