Meet Our Team

Located in Central Arkansas, Holistic Counseling & Consulting offers quality Mental Health and Consulting Services. We accept most health insurance plans. We are committed to being leaders in Arkansas for providing quality mental, behavioral, and stabilization services for children, teens, adults, older adults, and their families in a safe, supportive environment. We provide clients and their families with opportunities to address key issues with the care and support required to promote success.

Shawonda Brown-Irby

M.A. /  LPC-S /BC-THP  

As Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor in the state of Arkansas, she earned her Master of Arts in Counseling for Rehabilitation Counseling and Clinical Counseling at University of Arkansas of Little Rock.  She has a wealth of experience in Vocational Rehabilitation,  Correctional field, Career Counseling, Juvenile Courts/DHS, Community Counseling, School Based Counseling and works with children, adolescents, and adults. Mrs. Irby's areas of competence include individual, Internet and group counseling with children, adolescents, adults, families and couples. She specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Adlerian, Existential, and Person Centered approaches.

Kola Brown 
M.A., LAC, CRC

As Licensed Associate Counselor, She earned her Master’s degrees in Counseling from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. Kola has over 10 years of experience working with a variety of special populations including, people with disabilities, juvenile offenders, survivors of domestic violence, and those living with mental illness. Kola’s varied professional background, empathy, and genuine desire to help improve the lives of her clients, affords her not only the skill but passion to work as a Licensed Associate Counselor. Trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Kola focuses on guiding clients to recognize the connection between their distress and their thoughts. This connection is most often unrecognized and overlooked, but once acknowledged, healing can flourish.

Our Offerings

The holistic approach derives from integrated perspectives, which focus on the mind, body, and soul of each client. The purpose is to help clinets that have paused on their journey due to life circumstances; seek true identity, learn tools for success, motivate, inspire hope, and embrace the process of self-improvement.

Our Mission

Holistic Counseling & Consulting thrives on rebuilding individuals and their families through self-discovery, inspiration, and self-actualization. We use a multi-discipline evidence-base treatment approach.

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