Hello! My name is Pam Goucher. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in both Arkansas and Tennessee with over 30 years of experience working as a clinical therapist. I have experience in behavioral health and medical social work, so I have an understanding of the impact medical issues can have on someone's life. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, bipolar, trauma, parenting and relationship issues. I have also worked with individuals who have experienced alcoholism/addictions. I am familiar with the 12-steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. I come from a military background as my father was a Vietnam vet and my son has completed 5 tours of duty in Iraq/Afghanistan. I am also a grandparent raising a grandchild. I am a Christian and know for a fact that allowing Jesus in our sessions makes a major difference in the duration and outcome of therapy. Clients who are Christians have hope because of the One they believe in. I believe in the power of prayer and am open to praying with you. So as you can see, I am a fairly experienced, well-rounded person. I understand that sometimes life just happens and we need help making sense of it all!
My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I am open minded and accepting of others. I will not judge you or present as biased. My therapy style is eclectic, as I use whatever your unique and specific needs call for. I do tend to lean more towards cognitive-behavioral therapy though as I believe every situation provokes a thought--a thought a feeling-- which in turn produces an attitude or behavior. I also like to explore your family of origin issues as those early family dynamics do tend to influence who we are today.
I always start by reassuring my clients that they aren't crazy or weird...what you're feeling is normal for what you are experiencing right now. Anyone in your shoes would most likely be feeling the same way. It's okay and you're okay! We can figure it out together:)
I look forward to working with you!
- Stress, Anxiety
- Relationship issues
- Trauma and abuse
- Bipolar disorder
Addictions , LGBT , Family conflicts , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Abandonment , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Attachment Issues , Blended Family Issues , Cancer , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Chronic Pain Illness and Disability , Co-morbidity , Codependency , Communication Problems , Control Issues , Divorce and Separation , Emptiness , Family of Origin Issues , Family Problems , Fatherhood Issues , Forgiveness , Guilt and Shame , Hospice and End of Life Counseling , Infidelity , Isolation/Loneliness , Jealousy , Life Purpose , Men's Issues , Midlife Crisis , Military and Veterans Issues , Mood Disorders , Narcissism , Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks , Post-traumatic Stress , Pregnancy and Childbirth , Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) , Self-Harm , Self-Love , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Women's Issues , Workplace Issues , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Narrative Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
LCSW #1528-C (Expires: 2024-02-29)
LCSW #1115 (Expires: 2024-02-28)
These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Pamela Goucher. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with Faithful Counseling might be different.
Pam is truly a God send. She has helped me in some of my darkest hours. Her expertise is enveloped in love, compassion, transparency, trustworthiness, & understanding.
I have made many strides with her help & prayers. I am eternally grateful.
Pam is such a sweet soul who loves God and loves what she does to help others. I was in a really dark and scary place when I met her and with just one session she helped me find hope. She’s not perfect but she makes me laugh and helps to calm me down when I need it and she truly cares and that’s all I need.
She has been helping me identify when I think negatively and how my thinking patterns may not be healthy. She is also helping me realize my value and worth not only in Christ but also just in general. Through this counseling I have grown in confidence and am so proud of my progress.
I have just started but I am extremely pleased.