Appointments Call (318) 716-4610

1111 Line Ave. | Shreveport


Dr. Arien Ward has a particular interest adolescent and family therapy, as well at the diagnosis and treatment of Autistic Spectrum Disorders, and The Center For Mental Wellness offers a full array of counseling services, including but not limited to:

  • Individual Therapy for adults, adolescents, and children
  • Group Therapy for adults, adolescents, and children
  • Family Therapy / Couple & Marital Therapy
  • Parent Education and Training
  • Vocational/Career Interests
  • Evaluation for Attention Deficit Disorders / Learning Disabilities / Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • Evaluation for Emotional and Personality Disorders
  • Psychologically Gifted Evaluations
  • School Readiness Evaluations
  • Cognitive / Memory Evaluations

Some of examples of conditions that can be treated through therapy include:

  • Anxiety disorders (panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder, social anxiety)
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders 
  • Addiction (chemical dependency, gambling) 
  • Personality disorders 
  • Adjustment issues related to divorce and parenting 
  • Anger, Stress, and Pain management 
  • Psychosomatic disorders 
  • Childhood behavioral disorders with specific treatment plans for teachers and parent
    • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 
    • Oppositional Defiant Disorder 
    • Conduct Disorder 
    • Autistic Spectrum Disorders (Autism and Asperger’s Disorder) 
  • Chronic illness and pain 
  • Difficulties with grief or adjusting to life changes and loss 
  • Relationship building for couples and families (infidelity, financial problems, anger, blended family issues , addiction) 
  • Treatment for sexual and physical abuse 
  • Post –Traumatic Stress Disorder 
  • Guidance Through Basic Life Changes: Motivating adolescents to prepare for the future and determine a career path; helping young adults through premarital and relationship struggles: Helping young adults establish themselves in careers; provide assistance to middle aged adults dealing with struggles of marriage, divorce, parenting differences and career dissatisfaction; the struggles of people in 50s to 60s caring for aging parents, children moving out of home, and retirement planning, and possible health related concerns.

For more information on the Evaluation Process, please click here.