Bambi Marie Parks, LCSW, SEP, RPT-S

Preferred Name: Bambi

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

Online Therapy

About Me

I am a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional who’s been working in the mental health field for over 14 years, specializing in working with children, adolescents, and adults in trauma, anxiety, and relationship and attachment issues. I have a wide range of experience and training in treating mood disorders, grief and loss, divorce and adjustment issues, self-esteem issues, anger and aggression, ADHD, and behavioral issues. I received both my undergraduate degree and master's in social work from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. I have trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Somatic Experiencing, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, have completed the Play Therapy Program from Heartland Play Therapy Institute, and received my certificate as a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor .

Education & Experience

Master of Social Work Minor in Psychology University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR Advanced Standing Bachelor of Social Work University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR Licensure LMSW: September of 2011 Licensure LCSW: April of 2014 Certificate of Play Therapy Heartland Play Therapy Institute, Inc, Kansas City, Kansas 150 hours of Play Therapy Training Date of Completion: March 2018 APT Leadership Academy Graduate Association of Play therapy, Clovis, CA 5-month course on leadership with daily online interaction Date of Completion: May 2020 Somatic Experiencing Practitioner Somatic Experiencing International, Boulder, Colorado Date of Completion: March 2023

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Association of Play Therapy

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Immigrants
  • Infants/Toddlers (0-3)
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • BlueCross BlueShield

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