Each of our counselors is professionally trained and licensed by the state of Arkansas. Among our staff, we have skilled and experienced therapists who work with a variety of age groups (children, teenagers and adults). Our staff is committed to providing a safe environment of trust and integrity. We are a multidisciplinary team qualified to provide Christian counseling for a wide range of issues and struggles.
Gray LeMaster, LPC
Gray received a Master of Arts degree in counseling from Colorado Christian University in 1997 and was in private practice for five years before joining the staff of Napa Valley in 2002. Previously, he had served as a Little Rock police officer for 20 years. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, he works primarily with couples in marital conflict as well as individuals in men’s/women’s issues, depression, anxiety, grief and addictions. He and his wife have four adult sons. Gray has extensive national and local experience in crisis counseling, both with police officers and civilians, and has been an active member of the Arkansas Crisis Response Team. He is the director of the counseling center.
David Sullivan, LPC
David is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has been with Napa Valley since 2001. He received his counseling degree from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1999. He worked at Rivendell Behavioral Health Services from 1999-2009 in both inpatient and outpatient settings, where he also served as a Lead Therapist. He has extensive experience in working with children, teens and adults on a broad range of issues including depression, anxiety, marital conflict, ADHD and other behavioral problems of childhood, parenting problems, blended family issues, grief, abuse and sexual addiction. David and his wife have two children.
Rebecca Bakke, LPC
Rebecca received her Masters of Art degree in counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, MO in 2008. Prior to joining Napa Valley in 2016, Rebecca worked in outpatient community mental health for seven years and in adolescent residential care for one year. She works primarily with individuals, couples and families covering a broad range of issues including depression, anxiety, grief/loss, trauma, interpersonal, family and work related problems, as well as issues that surround physical, emotional and sexual abuse. Rebecca’s passion and desire to help others has grown out of her own path to find, hope, strength and meaning in the midst of pain and brokenness. She believes in the process of restoration and desires this for all her clients.
Rebecca has a particular strong interest towards helping those in grief. She has extensive experience and education in death, dying, grief and loss, helping those suffering through their painful experience. She provides a specific Level II treatment program for Complicated Grief. This program helps those who have become lost in their grief over an extended period of time. It offers the opportunity for those individuals to become unstuck and be able to integrate their grief towards a new tomorrow, a hopeful tomorrow. For more information on this Level II Complicated Grief treatment program, contact Rebecca directly: (501)224.0318 or email@example.com.
Rebecca and her husband have two children. She enjoys reading fiction and spending time in nature.
Lynn Cook, LMFT
Lynn has a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Harding University in Searcy, AR and is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Lynn has lived in the Little Rock area for twenty-five years and served as a church pastor for more than twenty years. He has fifteen years' experience in school-based mental health counseling. In the school setting, he worked with children and families to assist the student in working through issues that affected the student's ability to succeed in school. Lynn has worked with couples in crisis, couples needing communication training, family boundary setting, family system issues, depression in children/adolescents and adults, elementary-aged children with emotional issues and parenting issues.
Kelley Flaming, LPC
Kelley received a Master of Arts in biblical counseling degree from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1999. During her training, she interned at the Minirth Program at Green Oaks Hospital. Prior to moving to Little Rock, she worked at Paul Meier New Life Clinic in Richardson, Texas, both in the day program and in private practice. She began working at Napa Valley in 2000. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, she enjoys working with teenagers and adults during transitional stages of their lives, as well as abuse and anxiety issues. She is a referred counselor of Remuda Ranch and frequently works with clients struggling with eating disorders. Kelley is married and has two children.
Janet Hedges, LCSW
Janet is a Licensed Certified Social Worker, having received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 1990. She has worked in this field for more than 20 years, and her experience includes treating individuals and groups in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Currently, she primarily sees women, teenagers and children, working through a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, grief, loss, abuse and trauma. Janet is married with two children.
Amelia Lewis, LPC
Amelia is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She received her Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Harding University in 2007. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings from inpatient psychiatric care to community mental health and private practice. She is a certified facilitator of the pre-marriage curriculum Prepare-Enrich. She enjoys working with couples, as well as families and individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, and relational conflict. Amelia and her husband have three sons and a daughter.
Jenny Register, LPC
Jenny is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Reformed Theological Seminary in 2004. While she especially enjoys working with oppositional adolescents and with distressed couples, Jenny’s experience also includes working with clients who struggle with anxiety, depression, boundary issues, parenting issues, substance dependence and grief. Jenny and her husband have three daughters.
Julie Hardin Whalen, LPC
Julie is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her Masters of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from Wheaton College in 2005. Julie joined the Napa Valley Counseling Team in 2015. She has experience counseling foster children and has also served as a foster parent to youth in the Arkansas foster care system. She has also worked as a school based counselor with children and youth in the Little Rock and North Little Rock school systems. In 2008, she began her own practice. Julie enjoys working with children, youth, women, couples, and families who may be experiencing a range of issues including but not limited to relational difficulties, behavioral problems, anger, depression, and anxiety. She has a passion to see restoration and deep healing in the lives of individuals and families. One of her passions is to see her clients experience healing in their relationships with God which opens the door for this healing to overflow into their personal lives into their relationships with others.
Tracy Williams, LCSW
Tracy received her Master of Social Work degree from University of Arkansas Little Rock. While earning her master’s degree, Tracy interned at Saline Memorial Hospital inpatient and The BridgeWay outpatient. For more than four years, Tracy worked with children and families in both school and outpatient settings at Counseling Clinic in Benton. While she has worked with children and their caregivers through a variety of issues such as ADHD, oppositional behaviors, anxiety, depression, adjustment and grief, Tracy has additional training in trauma and attachment. Tracy enjoys using play therapy techniques in a child-friendly environment to make therapy approachable and meaningful for both children and adults. After all we are all really children at heart! Tracy and her husband are the parents of five daughters.