Welcome to the Assessment and Relationship Center (ARC2)! ARC2 is built of a collaborative of highly skilled clinicians, each stemming from diverse clinical experiences and backgrounds. As a result, ARC offers a treatment that is specified to meet each client's individualized needs. Beginning with your first call, we work to find the best match for you.
Dr. Craig Smith, Ph.D., LP, LPC
Dr. Craig Smith is both a Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Counselor. Dr. Smith works to provide psychological testing and evaluation to meet the needs of schools, courts and employers. He also provides counseling services for Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Relational Concerns, and Chemical Dependence. Therapeutically, Dr. Smith works with clients to develop coping skills to effectively deal with the stresses and strains in life; he works to help clients thrive and grow. Further, Dr. Smith works with individuals, couples and families, ranging in age from adolescence to adulthood.
Debra Strong, MA, LLPC
Debra is a Limited License Counselor. She received her Master's in Counseling from Spring Arbor University. She enjoys working with everyone, but is especially interested in working with children through Play Therapy. She finds this to be a very successful method to help children work through trauma. She is trained in DBT, as well. Debra has previously worked as a Clinical Therapist in a hospital behavioral health unit and as an adjunct professor.
Smith and Associates, LTD serves the East Lansing, Okemos, Lansing, Dewitt, Haslett, Mason, St. Johns, and the broader Tri-county region.