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

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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)

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About Us

Arkansas Families First is a multidisciplinary behavioral health care group that offers a variety of health services for children, teens and families in Central Arkansas. Our group of independently practicing providers strive to provide the best, most comprehensive care that modern psychology, psychiatry, counseling, and other disciplines have to offer.

Mission

Arkansas Families First is devoted to unlocking the full potential of children and families. We utilize the latest research and the most skilled providers in the service of improving people’s lives. We strive to empower parents and to integrate multiple disciplines in the building of strong families and healthy children.

Our Promise

We take a strengths-based approach utilizing the latest evidence-based treatments and include parents in all aspects of treatment and assessment. We'll find the service and the provider that best fits your family. With our growing list of clinicians, if you are not satisfied with your provider or services will help you make the necessary changes.