Conway Counselors

Meet Team Thriveworks Conway!


Curtiss Robinson, CEO/Licensed Therapist

Curtiss Robinson is the owner of Thriveworks Conway and a life-long motivator! As a licensed therapist, he brings more than 24 years of counseling, coaching and mentoring to the table, and loves to “see the light bulb come on." His passion is helping others get their needs met through understanding systems we use every day. He fully believes that we are all unique individuals tied together through our interactions and relationships (one of the many systems he focuses on).

Curtiss has a Masters in Clinical Counseling with an emphasis on mental health and a Bachelor of Science with distinction in social psychology. He is fond of saying that education aside; he is a graduate of the “School of Hard Knocks” with a major in “Using What Works.” His high energy and experience as both a veteran soldier and a martial arts instructor make him perfect for those who want to get right to work, make great things happen and never give up!

When it comes to approach you can count on Curtiss to listen actively, check in to make sure he is on track, and then work with the client on their goals.

He understands that no one knows you better than YOU. It is a team effort in counseling. It is a journey for that team that requires empathy, understanding, communication and dedication. “No one will be left behind” working with Curtiss Robinson.


Tenethrea Buffington

Tenethrea Buffington, LPC

Tenethrea Buffington is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Arkansas. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies and a Master of Science in Counseling from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She also has a post-graduate certificate in marriage and family therapy from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock.

Tenethrea has worked in various environments including: school based mental health programs, outpatient mental health centers and residential treatment. She brings 8 years of clinical experience to her clinical repertoire. Her passion is working with families, couples, children, adolescents and adults who may be going through tough times or may just feel stuck and ready to move past the pain and experience wholeness and peace.

Tenethrea’s theoretical approach to counseling is predominately cognitive behavioral therapy with influence from solution focused and strategic therapy. Tenethrea creates a warm, caring, non- judgmental and motivating and often humorous environment that fosters trust and hope. It is her desire to help clients reach their full potential. Tenethrea is skilled at working with individuals with anxiety, poor self-esteem, anger, relationship problems, communication problems and adjustment problems.

She is also skilled at helping clients with goal setting. Her experience as a youth minister and mentor helped her develop creative ways to inspire and motive clients. She is believes we all have greatness on the inside and she is there to help you discover that greatness, and to use it accomplish your goals.


Jennifer Smitha

Jennifer Smitha, LPC

Christina Garrett is a graduate of the University of Arkansas in Little Rock, where she received a Masters of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling. She also has a Masters in Education. Christina is a Licensed Professional Counselor, who specializes in anxiety and depression. She has extensive experience with families, children, and adults struggling with mood and personality disorders. Christina is a patient, compassionate, and hard-working therapist who commits to working with her clients through stressful events and crisis. She believes in the power of choice for her clients and has a person centered approach.

Her experience includes traditional techniques in therapy including: cognitive behavioral therapy tools for adults and teens as well as play therapy with children. She is happy to work with couples and families on relationship building as well as overcoming communication and trust issues. If you want a warm and confident therapist then Christina is an excellent choice.


Christina Garrett

Christina Garrett, LPC

Christina Garrett is a graduate of the University of Arkansas in Little Rock, where she received a Masters of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling. She also has a Masters in Education. Christina is a Licensed Professional Counselor, who specializes in anxiety and depression. She has extensive experience with families, children, and adults struggling with mood and personality disorders. Christina is a patient, compassionate, and hard-working therapist who commits to working with her clients through stressful events and crisis. She believes in the power of choice for her clients and has a person centered approach.

Her experience includes traditional techniques in therapy including: cognitive behavioral therapy tools for adults and teens as well as play therapy with children. She is happy to work with couples and families on relationship building as well as overcoming communication and trust issues. If you want a warm and confident therapist then Christina is an excellent choice.


Thriveworks Counseling
575 Club Lane Suite 103
Conway, AR 72034

Tel : (501) 404-9737

Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8AM-9PM
Sat-Sun: 8AM-5PM


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