Ginah Porter is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in working with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with severe mental health and behavioral issues. She enjoys working with these individuals and their specific issues including anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias, eating disorders, adjustment disorders, borderline personality disorders, schizophrenia, as well as other mental health issues.
Ginah primarily practices Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques bur excels at providing individualized and integrating other techniques as needed. She enjoys working with clients that feel they are not heard and need a voice. She helps her clients through many aspects of life so that they may improve their overall well-being.
Ginah completed her undergraduate degree at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, where she majored in Psychology and minored in Music Performance in 2013. She received her Educational Specialist Degree from Arkansas State in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2016. Ginah is currently working towards her doctorate in Applied Behavior Analysis through The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Ginah completed her internships in multiple settings. She worked with ACT 911 clients through Mid-South Health Systems Opportunity House. During this time, she assisted in crisis calls/assessments with the Director of Crisis Intervention Services. She also interned in the Arkansas State University Counseling Center.
Ginah has worked with a wide variety of clients ranging from ages 4-90. She has worked in inpatient hospitals with children and adolescents in acute care as well as other outpatient and private practice settings.
Ginah lives in Bentonville with her husband and mini zoo. They love to travel and see live music anytime they can.