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Casarah Peng
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Springfield, MO 65804
Waitlist for new clients
All humans experience various transitional times during their lives. These times can be amazing and filled with so much happiness and hope, or they can be unbearable and blanket us in emotions we have no idea how to experience. Maybe you are experiencing mental health symptoms that you have not wanted to share with anyone else because you know you'll sound "crazy" or you have a place in the community where you can't be open about them.
All humans experience various transitional times during their lives. These times can be amazing and filled with so much happiness and hope, or they can be unbearable and blanket us in emotions we have no idea how to experience. Maybe you are experiencing mental health symptoms that you have not wanted to share with anyone else because you know you'll sound "crazy" or you have a place in the community where you can't be open about them.
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Diverse Assessment Services
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Springfield, MO 65804
You forgot where you put your keys for the umpteenth time, and now you're late for work. Double-booked yourself.... again. Wondering about ADHD? What about dementia? Are you a concerned parent, child, or friend? Will this get worse? Can this get better? Or is this all normal?
You forgot where you put your keys for the umpteenth time, and now you're late for work. Double-booked yourself.... again. Wondering about ADHD? What about dementia? Are you a concerned parent, child, or friend? Will this get worse? Can this get better? Or is this all normal?
(417) 783-2638 View (417) 783-2638
Photo of Kayla Montgomery, Licensed Professional Counselor in 65804, MO
Kayla Montgomery
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC, CPTT, EMDR
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Springfield, MO 65804
Life can sometimes feel overwhelming, and relationships like a constant struggle. We have a knowledge that it wasn’t meant to be this way and feel compelled to take the first steps toward wholeness but sometimes don’t know where to begin. Through compassion and empathy, I partner with clients to begin their healing journey. I seek first to understand their story, providing a safe and secure place to process the pain. It is my core belief that no problem is too messy and no challenging situation is without hope.
Life can sometimes feel overwhelming, and relationships like a constant struggle. We have a knowledge that it wasn’t meant to be this way and feel compelled to take the first steps toward wholeness but sometimes don’t know where to begin. Through compassion and empathy, I partner with clients to begin their healing journey. I seek first to understand their story, providing a safe and secure place to process the pain. It is my core belief that no problem is too messy and no challenging situation is without hope.
(417) 281-3057 View (417) 281-3057
Photo of Deborah Calhoun, Counselor in 65804, MO
Deborah Calhoun
Counselor, MA, LPC, EMDR
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Springfield, MO 65804
There's no "Just snap out of it!" this time... You've come to realize that you need some help. In the past you have successfully stuffed down troubling memories and emotions but this time it’s different. You're tired of the anxious feelings, disturbing dreams, flashbacks, overwhelm, fatigue(!), and daily mental cloudiness taking its toll. And the impact on your relationships and peace of mind is maddening! Add in well-intentioned friends and family who just seem to make you feel worse - ugh! You're desperate to feel better but don't even know where to begin.
There's no "Just snap out of it!" this time... You've come to realize that you need some help. In the past you have successfully stuffed down troubling memories and emotions but this time it’s different. You're tired of the anxious feelings, disturbing dreams, flashbacks, overwhelm, fatigue(!), and daily mental cloudiness taking its toll. And the impact on your relationships and peace of mind is maddening! Add in well-intentioned friends and family who just seem to make you feel worse - ugh! You're desperate to feel better but don't even know where to begin.
(417) 719-1627 View (417) 719-1627
Photo of Melissa Bagwell, Licensed Professional Counselor in 65804, MO
Melissa Bagwell
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, EMDR
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Springfield, MO 65804
I'm an empathetic and compassionate therapist who helps women and men who have experienced infidelity, suffered from trauma, or are struggling to cope with life's changes. I have gone through similar experiences myself, so I understand the challenges my clients face. My goal is to help you find your inner strength and provide the guidance you need to overcome these obstacles.
I'm an empathetic and compassionate therapist who helps women and men who have experienced infidelity, suffered from trauma, or are struggling to cope with life's changes. I have gone through similar experiences myself, so I understand the challenges my clients face. My goal is to help you find your inner strength and provide the guidance you need to overcome these obstacles.
(417) 414-0333 View (417) 414-0333
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Kristal McCleary
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MAADCII
Verified Verified
Springfield, MO 65804
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." - Unknown I believe that we have the answers to our own struggles, but sometimes we just need help accessing those answers. My approach to counseling is one of helping my clients understand themselves better so that they can face life's difficulties with confidence.
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." - Unknown I believe that we have the answers to our own struggles, but sometimes we just need help accessing those answers. My approach to counseling is one of helping my clients understand themselves better so that they can face life's difficulties with confidence.
(417) 344-5002 View (417) 344-5002
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Sara Ward-Thomas
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Springfield, MO 65804
I love creating a therapeutic space where people feel heard and accepted. My favorite part of my work is helping people understand themselves and their reactions so they can more fully embrace who they are. I also enjoy giving people practical tools to help them regulate their nervous system and feel less stressed. I am EMDR trained and Heart Math certified. As part of the Wellness Collective, you can have the ultimate self care day and enjoy a yoga class, facial, or acupuncture before or after therapy.
I love creating a therapeutic space where people feel heard and accepted. My favorite part of my work is helping people understand themselves and their reactions so they can more fully embrace who they are. I also enjoy giving people practical tools to help them regulate their nervous system and feel less stressed. I am EMDR trained and Heart Math certified. As part of the Wellness Collective, you can have the ultimate self care day and enjoy a yoga class, facial, or acupuncture before or after therapy.
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Photo of Ian T Douglas, Licensed Professional Counselor in 65804, MO
Ian T Douglas
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Springfield, MO 65804
As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I provide support to individuals who are navigating the complexities of life. My passion lies in assisting those who feel overwhelmed by pornography, men who are seeking to express themselves better, and individuals struggling with the death or loss of a loved one.
As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I provide support to individuals who are navigating the complexities of life. My passion lies in assisting those who feel overwhelmed by pornography, men who are seeking to express themselves better, and individuals struggling with the death or loss of a loved one.
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Shellie Robinson
Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Springfield, MO 65804
I use a person-centered approach that facilitates healing through providing empathetic support to assist in exploring past hurts, put a voice to their feelings, make sense of their world and help each person to make meaning out of their lives. She has experience working with adolescents and adults with a variety of issues including depression, ADHD, trauma and gender identity issues.
I use a person-centered approach that facilitates healing through providing empathetic support to assist in exploring past hurts, put a voice to their feelings, make sense of their world and help each person to make meaning out of their lives. She has experience working with adolescents and adults with a variety of issues including depression, ADHD, trauma and gender identity issues.
(417) 924-5164 View (417) 924-5164
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Stacie Viele
Pre-Licensed Professional, PLPC
Verified Verified
Springfield, MO 65804
As a therapist I hope to create a space in which clients feel comfortable to explore what is holding them back from living a life that feels fulfilling. I believe that it is possible to live a life of balance in which stress and distress feel like something to cope with rather than something that overwhelms or overshadows the possibilities in life. I want to support learning and discovery as well as an integration of this new awareness into life so that clients leave with both self-knowledge and empowerment to maintain change.
As a therapist I hope to create a space in which clients feel comfortable to explore what is holding them back from living a life that feels fulfilling. I believe that it is possible to live a life of balance in which stress and distress feel like something to cope with rather than something that overwhelms or overshadows the possibilities in life. I want to support learning and discovery as well as an integration of this new awareness into life so that clients leave with both self-knowledge and empowerment to maintain change.
(417) 453-2892 View (417) 453-2892
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Lauren Holder
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS, PLPC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Springfield, MO 65804
Life presents a multitude of challenges, including pain, uncertainty, and constant work. While I cannot change these inevitable parts of the human experience, I hope to offer a place where you can process these difficulties and develop new skills to better face them in the future. I believe women face unique challenges in society and within themselves that deserve time and space to be addressed. From infertility to postpartum struggles to divorce and anxiety, my goal is to support you on your journey to becoming your most fulfilled version of yourself.
Life presents a multitude of challenges, including pain, uncertainty, and constant work. While I cannot change these inevitable parts of the human experience, I hope to offer a place where you can process these difficulties and develop new skills to better face them in the future. I believe women face unique challenges in society and within themselves that deserve time and space to be addressed. From infertility to postpartum struggles to divorce and anxiety, my goal is to support you on your journey to becoming your most fulfilled version of yourself.
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Photo of Alison Gragson, Licensed Professional Counselor in 65804, MO
Alison Gragson
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
Springfield, MO 65804
With over 10 years of being in practice, I believe it is my role to provide a safe and compassionate space for each person that chooses to share their experience with me. My job is to help each person I see to explore past hurts, to put voice to feelings, and to help each person make meaning out of their life. It is my belief that many of us walk this world not fully allowing ourselves to come into our own, due to a fear of not being accepted and due to limiting beliefs given to us by others. I am here to help you heal your past traumas, the unhealthy attachments you experienced, and to build a future that is full of peace and ease.
With over 10 years of being in practice, I believe it is my role to provide a safe and compassionate space for each person that chooses to share their experience with me. My job is to help each person I see to explore past hurts, to put voice to feelings, and to help each person make meaning out of their life. It is my belief that many of us walk this world not fully allowing ourselves to come into our own, due to a fear of not being accepted and due to limiting beliefs given to us by others. I am here to help you heal your past traumas, the unhealthy attachments you experienced, and to build a future that is full of peace and ease.
(417) 720-8265 View (417) 720-8265
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Lynn M. Schirk
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, NCC, CST, LPC-S
Verified Verified
Springfield, MO 65804
Belief: life is comprised of a multitude of experiences each shaping who we are and how we engage in the world around us. We have the ability to re-evaluate and transform difficult or traumatic experiences into something new, creating a more whole self. This takes work, a desire to self-reflect, and at times, move toward change.
Belief: life is comprised of a multitude of experiences each shaping who we are and how we engage in the world around us. We have the ability to re-evaluate and transform difficult or traumatic experiences into something new, creating a more whole self. This takes work, a desire to self-reflect, and at times, move toward change.
(417) 238-0616 View (417) 238-0616
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Polly Letsch
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Springfield, MO 65804
I help my clients find their strengths and utilize them to improve their difficulties. I focus on your experiences and preferences in therapy and rely on your feedback to provide you with the service you need. I have experience with treating interpersonal and personal difficulties. I also have experience treating anxiety, depression, and other mental disorders. I look forward to working with you to meet your goals!
I help my clients find their strengths and utilize them to improve their difficulties. I focus on your experiences and preferences in therapy and rely on your feedback to provide you with the service you need. I have experience with treating interpersonal and personal difficulties. I also have experience treating anxiety, depression, and other mental disorders. I look forward to working with you to meet your goals!
(417) 228-8514 View (417) 228-8514
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Stephanie Marie Wacaser
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Springfield, MO 65804
Waitlist for new clients
Whether its difficulty navigating a toxic work environment, dealing with a difficult boss, experiencing marriage or relationship problems, or feeling lost and alone you may need to evaluate what your needs or wants are. Your mind and body is telling you something if you are feeling stressed, feeling sad, have problems sleeping, feeling lonely even in a crowd, or getting angry over the littlest thing, its letting you know change needs to happen. We all struggle at times with trying to navigate life and I believe that we all could benefit from support. Reaching out for help is the key to working towards a healthier way of living.
Whether its difficulty navigating a toxic work environment, dealing with a difficult boss, experiencing marriage or relationship problems, or feeling lost and alone you may need to evaluate what your needs or wants are. Your mind and body is telling you something if you are feeling stressed, feeling sad, have problems sleeping, feeling lonely even in a crowd, or getting angry over the littlest thing, its letting you know change needs to happen. We all struggle at times with trying to navigate life and I believe that we all could benefit from support. Reaching out for help is the key to working towards a healthier way of living.
(417) 815-4465 View (417) 815-4465
Photo of Lani Wise, Pre-Licensed Professional in 65804, MO
Lani Wise
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS, PLPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Springfield, MO 65804
Are you a teen or young adult feeling overwhelmed by stress, anxiety, or depression? Struggling with family dynamics, or peer relationships? Finding it challenging to manage life transitions? You're not alone. My services specialize in supporting individuals just like you through these tough times. As an experienced counselor, I provide a safe and confidential space where you can explore your feelings, develop coping strategies, and build resilience. Take the first step towards a brighter future by seeking help today. Let me help guide you on a path towards healing and growth.
Are you a teen or young adult feeling overwhelmed by stress, anxiety, or depression? Struggling with family dynamics, or peer relationships? Finding it challenging to manage life transitions? You're not alone. My services specialize in supporting individuals just like you through these tough times. As an experienced counselor, I provide a safe and confidential space where you can explore your feelings, develop coping strategies, and build resilience. Take the first step towards a brighter future by seeking help today. Let me help guide you on a path towards healing and growth.
(417) 479-3531 View (417) 479-3531
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Mandy Browning
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Springfield, MO 65804
Waitlist for new clients
Life can present us with many unwanted and unexpected situations. Sometimes, it can be a traumatic situation, or maybe you are dealing with a child who has become withdrawn, not speaking, and is not socializing with the family. Perhaps you have some past trauma that has not been fully explored or resolved, or anxiety about the future. Whatever the circumstances, counseling may be able to help. I have worked with clients of all ages and with many different issues, including anxiety, depression, and ADHD as well as with patients experiencing past and current trauma.
Life can present us with many unwanted and unexpected situations. Sometimes, it can be a traumatic situation, or maybe you are dealing with a child who has become withdrawn, not speaking, and is not socializing with the family. Perhaps you have some past trauma that has not been fully explored or resolved, or anxiety about the future. Whatever the circumstances, counseling may be able to help. I have worked with clients of all ages and with many different issues, including anxiety, depression, and ADHD as well as with patients experiencing past and current trauma.
(417) 246-2163 View (417) 246-2163
Photo of Gail Herbert, Pre-Licensed Professional in 65804, MO
Gail Herbert
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS, PLPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Springfield, MO 65804
I have immediate availability for teens, adults, and couples who have experienced painful events or trauma, who suffer from depression or anxiety, and/or who are struggling to find their authentic selves. My clients are looking for support as they move toward a transformation into who they want to be. Their goal is deep healing. The clients I work with want to explore new ways of finding who they are, where they are in life, in order to experience connection with others and within themselves.
I have immediate availability for teens, adults, and couples who have experienced painful events or trauma, who suffer from depression or anxiety, and/or who are struggling to find their authentic selves. My clients are looking for support as they move toward a transformation into who they want to be. Their goal is deep healing. The clients I work with want to explore new ways of finding who they are, where they are in life, in order to experience connection with others and within themselves.
(417) 308-8774 View (417) 308-8774
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Dr. Rachael Herrington Roldan
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Springfield, MO 65804
Hoping to regain control of your life? Uncertain about what your future holds? Getting help from a trusted professional is an important first step! I would love to help if you are struggling with anxiety, obsessional doubt, fear, worry, panic, depression, intrusive thoughts, or the aftermath of trauma. I have experience treating a broad range of clinical problems and would love to help you get your life back! Many of my past and current clients are just going through a rough time and need additional support from someone outside their immediate circles. Others have a diagnosable disorder. Either way, I'd love to help!
Hoping to regain control of your life? Uncertain about what your future holds? Getting help from a trusted professional is an important first step! I would love to help if you are struggling with anxiety, obsessional doubt, fear, worry, panic, depression, intrusive thoughts, or the aftermath of trauma. I have experience treating a broad range of clinical problems and would love to help you get your life back! Many of my past and current clients are just going through a rough time and need additional support from someone outside their immediate circles. Others have a diagnosable disorder. Either way, I'd love to help!
(417) 213-5434 View (417) 213-5434
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Rita Windle
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Springfield, MO 65804
Hello, I'm Rita, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and I hold a master's degree in social work from the University of Missouri-Columbia. With over three decades of experience in the field, I have had the privilege of providing individual, couples, family, group, and substance abuse counseling. I enjoy providing play therapy, and I have developed a specialization in women's mental health care. Throughout my career, I've had the honor of assisting clients facing various challenges such as depression, anxiety, trauma, job stress, relationship issues, grief, codependency, and major life changes, including divorce.
Hello, I'm Rita, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and I hold a master's degree in social work from the University of Missouri-Columbia. With over three decades of experience in the field, I have had the privilege of providing individual, couples, family, group, and substance abuse counseling. I enjoy providing play therapy, and I have developed a specialization in women's mental health care. Throughout my career, I've had the honor of assisting clients facing various challenges such as depression, anxiety, trauma, job stress, relationship issues, grief, codependency, and major life changes, including divorce.
(417) 665-5747 View (417) 665-5747

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in 65804

100+

Average cost per session

$110

Therapists in 65804 who prioritize treating:

88% Anxiety
81% Depression
77% Relationship Issues
74% Trauma and PTSD
72% Self Esteem
67% Coping Skills
63% Stress

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

66% Aetna
57% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
57% Optum

How Therapists in 65804 see their clients

90% In Person and Online
10% Online Only

Gender breakdown

82% Female
18% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in 65804?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.