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My daughter took herself off of Lexapro about a month and a

half ago--she was on it...
My daughter took herself off of Lexapro about a month and a half ago--she was on it for anxiety and panic attacks. She is 23 years old. She was doing fine until a week ago. Now she cannot stop sobbing uncontrollably. She wants to talk to someone before just getting back on medicine. She lives in El Dorado AR. I have given her numbers to a LPC (who hasn't returned the call) and South Arkansas Regional Health Center (who can't see her until the 13th). She wants to talk to someone now. Can you give me some resources?
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Elliott, LPCC, NCC
Elliott, LPCC, NCC, Psychotherapist
Category: Mental Health
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Dear friend,

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

I am so sorry to hear about your daughters apparent breakdown into depression.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

I believe that I can give you some resources who can help her.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

I am working on it right now.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

Please give me a few minutes.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

Rev. Rebecca Spooner, LPCC, NCC


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Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

She is located at:

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

The Laurence Schmidt Center
1501 N. University Ave.
Suite 570
Little Rock, Arkansas 72207

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

website:

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

http://www.veralloyd.org/

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

This is related to the Presbyterian Church, but she provides professional licensed counseling.

Customer:

This is the person I have already referred her to. She has left a voicemail on both her office and cell phone yesterday, and sent an email today.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

Would you like me to search a bit further afield, beyond El Dorado?

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

Rev. Spooner will surely reply to you.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

What is the closest larger town to you?

Customer:

Is there a walk-in clinic in El Dorado that she might be able to go to? I don't think she will drive beyond El Dorado. I don't think she is being reasonable about waiting for an appointment because she wants to talk to someone now.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

I have found some more in El Dorado

Customer:

Okay--where?

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

Michael Fitts, PSYD
Psychologist
460 W Oak St
El Dorado, AR 71730

Rodney P Goodwin, PHD
Psychologist—Clinical
715 N College Ave
El Dorado, AR 71730

Carol A Garrett, PHD
Psychologist—Clinical
715 N College Ave
El Dorado, AR 71730

Michael O Dodd, MS
Psychologist
715 N College Ave
El Dorado, AR 71730

David A Margolis, PHD
Psychologist—Clinical
715 N College Ave
El Dorado, AR 71730

Philip C Packard, ACSW
Social Worker—Clinical
715 N College Ave
El Dorado, AR 71730

Linda Diane Orton, LPC
Counselor—Professional
715 N College Ave
El Dorado, AR 71730

Lisa Gill, LPC
Counselor—Professional
715 N College Ave
El Dorado, AR 71730

Allen Lachut, LPC
Counselor—Professional
715 N College Ave
El Dorado, AR 71730


Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

Now you have some options

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

How else can I help you?

Customer:

Thank you so much. One more question: Do you feel that an LPC is the best professional for her? She was going to a psychiatrist before, but he only prescribed medicine and was too busy to talk to her about her feelings. I know she needs counseling too.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

Psychiatrists usually do not give therapy. An LPC or psychologist would talk to her and help get to the base causes of her condition. Drugs only mask symptoms, no cure disorders.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

I shall keep her in my prayers.

Customer:

Thank you. ***** save a record of this chat?

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

It will remain on the account. You can also save it, and you can also copy and then paste it into a WORD or similar file to save or print, or you can print this page.

Customer:

Thank you, ***** ***** been very helpful.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

You are very welcome.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

Thank you so much. May God bless you and your family. Elliott

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