About Soteria Counseling and Family Services
On July 1, 2002, the Center for Counseling and Enrichment, sponsored by First Baptist Church Arlington, opened its doors to begin a new ministry of hope and healing for individuals, couples, and families of all ages. The ministry is available to anyone who needs professional counseling and who is clinically appropriate for the center.
Soteria Counseling and Family Services has a staff of clinically trained professional counselors. They are ready to help you and your family.
Our counselors are qualified and experienced at public speaking and conducting seminars. They are available to cover a variety of topics and are able to talk to churches, small groups, committees and classes. If you need a speaker for your group or organization, contact The Counseling Center at (817) 276 – 6412.
The Center is open Monday through Friday and offers flexible scheduling including late afternoon appointments. To make an appointment, call the center at (817) 276 – 6412. Or if you would like to contact the Counseling Center via email.
The services of the Center are offered on a fee basis. Medical Insurance and other third-party benefits will be accepted. The Center participates in many health care networks. The financial need of individuals and families will also be taken into consideration.
The Center offers a variety of services to help you and your family in many areas. These servcies include:
ADD/ADHD Testing & Therapy
Please arrive 15 minutes before your appointment to complete the necessary forms.
LMFT-S, LPC-S, NCC
Dr. Ewing Cooley
Child, Adolescent & Adult Assessments and Therapy
Since moving to Arlington in 1956, Dr. Cooley has gained experience working in the church, the juvenile justice system, higher education, and private practice as a psychologist for the past 37 years. Since 1985, he has specialized in diagnosing individuals to distinguish between the effects of learning, attention, and temperament differences on emotions and behavior. Dr. Cooley works with parents of children who do not respond to traditional methods of discipline. Graduate education in psychology, education, social work, and religious education has given him a broad perspective on individual differences. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and active in the Dallas Fort Worth Regional Association of School Psychologists.
LPC, LMFT, NCC
Child,Family & Adult Therapy
Bill Nichols has been working with teens and families since 1972. He began providing counseling services in 1983. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Nationally Certified Counselor, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. His practice is primarily focused on families with children and teens, and single adults. As a result, he has worked with people with mood, anxiety, and attention-deficit disorders, on the autism spectrum, and those having a wide range of academic and behavior problems.
J. Scott Davis
Individual, Couple & Family Therapy