Stacey Bankston

Mental Health & Relationship Counselor, LCSW

“Finding strength through hardship is one of the most beautiful ways we discover who we truly are.”

With over 10 years of experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Stacey uses evidence-based skills combined with a down-to-earth approach. For the past three years, she has worked in Northwest Arkansas providing integrated mental health services and relationship counseling to a host of diverse populations. Treatment services include: depression, anxiety, relationship conflict, substance abuse, trauma and grief, among others. Stacey is a Certified Anger Management Specialist and will shortly attain Certification in Grief Counseling.

Stacey graduated in 1995 with a degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Arkansas-Little Rock and earned a Master of Social Work Degree from Missouri State University. She currently is licensed in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Stacy has multiple years of experience working in various agencies as a Clinical Supervisor, as a Home and School Based Counselor and a Community Behavioral Health Consultant integrating mental health services for the goal of providing holistic care.

After the tragic death of her son, Stacey founded the local nonprofit organization, The Hit and Run Project, where she serves as the Executive Director. Although a recent transplant from Southwest Missouri, Stacey is a die-hard Arkansas Razorback fan. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three teenaged sons in beautiful Northwest Arkansas.