Licensed Professional Counselor

Janelle Von Storch, L.P.C.
Janelle Von Storch, L.P.C.Licensed Professional Counselor

I am a licensed professional counselor in North Little Rock.  I work individuals of all ages, but specialize in working with children and adolescents who have experienced trauma and disruption in their lives.  I approach therapy from a family systems perspective but also use Cognitive Behavioral strategies as a part of the therapeutic process.

  • Individual & Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Presentations & Consultation
  • Abuse Prevention Programming

Education

  • 2019- Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental disorders in Infancy and early Childhood
  • 2017-present- Training in Parent Child Interactive Therapy
  • 2017-present- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • 2016- Psychological First Aid/ Disaster Mental Health- Red Cross
  • 2015-2016 – Training and Consultation in Child-Parent Psychotherapy

  • 2010-2011 – Training and Supervision in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • 1995-1998 – Dallas Theological Seminary – Masters of Arts in Counseling

  • 1989-1993 – Sterling College – Bachelors of Arts in Behavioral Science

Awards and Achievements

  • Nationally Certified TF-CBT Therapist
  • 2015 ARBEST (Arkansas Building Effective Services for Trauma) – Clinician of the Year

Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors: Children’s Protection Center, Little Rock, AR, Past President
  • Member – UAMS ARBEST/ARNEST Mental Health Advisory Council.
  • Consultant with Centers for Youth and Families, Trauma Informed Care.
  • Consultant with University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, ARBEST Program: Training Clinicians around the state in TFCBT, an evidenced-based treatment for children affected by trauma.
  • Contract Mental Health/Mental Health Consultant for Helping Hand a Child Health Medical Service Facility. 

Presentations & Speaking

  • Creating Safety and Teaching Boundaries to children with a history of abuse or sexual behavior problems

    (The HOPE conference, February 24, 2017)

  • Making Wise Choices – The Anthony School – (The Anthony School - February 3rd & 10th)

  • Making Friendships – How to be a good friend and make new friends – (The Anthony School, January 27th)

  • Playing It Safe – Child Safety Curriculum – (The Anthony School, January 20 and 27th and Feb. 3rd)

  • Is it Really Safe to Talk about that Here?  Supporting one another in the ministry – Family Life Fall Women’s Gathering, September 27, 2016.

  • Resisting the Ripple Effect – Understanding the Impact of Secondary Traumatization and the Importance of Self-Care (Arkansas Judiciary, 2016 Children in the Courts Conference, April 27, 2016)

  • The Talk – How to Prevent, Recognize and Respond to Problematic Sexual Behavior in Children (Hope Conference, March 2016)

  • Preventing Child Abuse (The Anthony School, Teacher In-Service Training, January 4, 2016)

  • Playing It Safe – Child Safety Curriculum (The Anthony School, December 9 and 11, 2015)

  • Teen Talk: Personal Safety Curriculum for the Prevention of Sexual Abuse (The Anthony School, December 11, 2015)

  • Trauma Informed Care in Mental Health Settings (Centers for Youth and Family, May 15, 2015)

  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children Exposed to Trauma (Mental Health Council of Arkansas, 43rd Annual Behavioral Health Institute - T. Kramer, Ph.D., B. Sigel, Ph.D., S. John, Ph.D., T. West, Ph.D., J. von Storch, LPC, August 6, 2015)

  • What’s Driving the Bus?  Understanding classroom behavior through the lens of trauma (Centers for Youth and Family, June 02, 2015)

  • Finding Solutions for Adopted Children and their Families (Central Arkansas Adoption Coalition, April 15, 2015)

  • Trauma Informed Parenting for Therapeutic Foster Parents (Centers for Youth and Family, March 13, 2015)

  • Understanding PTSD (HOPE Conference, March 7, 2015)

  • Understanding the Impact of Sexual Abuse (Family Life E-Mentor In-service, March 3, 2015)

  • Echoes of Trauma, Echoes of Loss. Increasing awareness of trauma triggers and their impact on the Family (ARBEST webinar series, December10, 2014)