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We want to meet the mental health needs of our clients by offering a wide variety of safe, clinically approved therapy methods by a caring and experienced staff. Our main focus is on client care, whether it be for reasons of mental health or the affordability of treatment.

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There are many paths to wellness.

Let us help find the one that is best for you. Schedule your first session now

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Confidential and Affordable

CCPR offers affordable confidential individual counseling, family counseling, marriage counseling, and couples counseling to clients of all ages.

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Dedicated Staff

Our team of licensed counselors and psychologists are ready to support clients of all ages in addressing a range of challenges in the way that fits best with you!

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Welcome to the Center for
Counseling & Psychological Resources

We know that your life is stressful & hectic. At CCPR, we work to create a calm and relaxed atmosphere for our clients. This way, you have a safe place to release your anxieties and focus on healing. Therapy is useful for the healing process.

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If you’re coming from another location and you are not familiar with the streets on the map below, please contact our office for directions at 318.224.7223

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Center for Counseling & Psychological Resources
206 E Reynolds Dr, Ste F2
Ruston, LA 71270

Our office is located on the back side of the Chautauqua Suites Building.

Our Services

Sometimes the right choice for well-being is to know you can talk with someone about the concerns of your life. Individual Counseling allows you to form a therapeutic relationship with an experienced counselor.
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It's no surprise that successful relationships take work. Let one of our specialists assist you and your partner in learning how to understand and communicate with each other in ways that bring out the best in your relationship and help you sustain it for the rest of your lives.
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Childhood should be a happy time, but many children find themselves faced with complicated and confusing situations. It's very important for children and adolescents to learn how to live rewarding, positive lives while dealing with the pressures of school, relationships, family, and illness. Our experienced counselors take distinct care in working with young people and know what it takes to give them the help they may not know how to ask for.
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Sometimes, counseling with multiple or all family members is the best answer to finding peace and understanding. The pressures of daily life affect us all, from illness, worry, and financial struggles to relationships, professional strain, and difficulty communicating. Meed with one of our family therapists to find ways to make your family function at its best.
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Play therapists use different recreational activities to observe a child's behavior and reasoning and then counsel children through suggested situations for improved experiences. Schedule an appointment with one of our child therapists to determine if play therapy might provide the answers you've been needing to help your child.
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Eating disorders are often misunderstood by the public and may range from casual issues to serious health problems. For some, underlying concerns may be the cause of the behavior. We have specialists in eating psychology who want to help you understand what you can do to be happy with yourself.
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Our counselors want you to know you are not alone. Most families struggle with addiction in some form, often leaving family members torn between wanting to help and not knowing where to start. Let one of our experienced, licensed therapists help in finding the best possible path to treatment and a better life.
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Psychological assessment, also known as psychological testing, is the process we use to arrive at some hypotheses about a person's behavior, personality, and capabilities.
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Meet Our Staff

Dr. Ida Chauvin
Dr. Ida Chauvin
LPC-S, LMFT
Dr. J. Brandon Waits
Dr. J. Brandon Waits
Psychologist
Laura Evans
Laura Evans
LCSW-BACS
Michelle Byrd
Michelle Byrd
LPC, LAT, MAT
Lisa Trussell
Lisa Trussell
LPC, LMFT
Britni Russell
Britni Russell
LPC, NCC
Phillip Carroll
Phillip Carroll
LPC-S, NCSC
Jill Waltemate
Jill Waltemate
Executive Director
Victoria Smelser
Victoria Smelser
Executive Office Supervisor

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