Whitney Davison
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64081
I work with adults and teens age 14+ on problems ranging from getting over a breakup to overcoming a lifetime of trauma. I use humor and compassion alongside technique and knowledge to help clients calm their thoughts, develop meaningful connections with others, and resolve even long-standing problems. I use concepts from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), solution-focused therapy, and psychodynamic techniques to identify and challenge damaging thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors, ultimately helping clients create a story of themselves that is authentic and empowering.
(816) 317-0713
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Lees Summit, MO 64081
I work with adults and teens age 14+ on problems ranging from getting over a breakup to overcoming a lifetime of trauma. I use humor and compassion alongside technique and knowledge to help clients calm their thoughts, develop meaningful connections with others, and resolve even long-standing problems. I use concepts from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), solution-focused therapy, and psychodynamic techniques to identify and challenge damaging thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors, ultimately helping clients create a story of themselves that is authentic and empowering.
Rachel Bichara
LPC, LCPC Verified
Office is near:
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
Let's get you into therapy! I look forward to the chance to get to know you and create an environment where you feel safe to be authentic and vulnerable. Therapy isn't supposed to be easy but it is should be something that you look forward to (most days at least). I will do everything I can to get to know you and figure out what approach will work best for you! *I choose to work with adults only and am not accepting adolescent clients.* P.S. Learn more about therapy with me on my instagram. @curatedlifetherapy
(913) 583-0554
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Office is near:
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
Let's get you into therapy! I look forward to the chance to get to know you and create an environment where you feel safe to be authentic and vulnerable. Therapy isn't supposed to be easy but it is should be something that you look forward to (most days at least). I will do everything I can to get to know you and figure out what approach will work best for you! *I choose to work with adults only and am not accepting adolescent clients.* P.S. Learn more about therapy with me on my instagram. @curatedlifetherapy
Hope Gosse
MS, PLPC, NCC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64081
Offers online therapy
It’s important to me that you have a safe space to share your thoughts, your feelings, and your life experiences. I work with adolescents (age 11+) and adults. I want to help you or your child navigate daily life, manage emotions and relationships, process your experiences and meet your goals for change. Coming to counseling can be hard work so I use compassion, humor, and warmth to help clients feel comfortable. I serve clients of all racial, ethnic and religion backgrounds. I am an LGBTQ+ ally and work to help families process and understand sexual orientation and gender identity. *Now accepting new clients at a new location*
(816) 323-3948
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Lees Summit, MO 64081
Offers online therapy
It’s important to me that you have a safe space to share your thoughts, your feelings, and your life experiences. I work with adolescents (age 11+) and adults. I want to help you or your child navigate daily life, manage emotions and relationships, process your experiences and meet your goals for change. Coming to counseling can be hard work so I use compassion, humor, and warmth to help clients feel comfortable. I serve clients of all racial, ethnic and religion backgrounds. I am an LGBTQ+ ally and work to help families process and understand sexual orientation and gender identity. *Now accepting new clients at a new location*
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Brionna Smith
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
Bri provides therapy to children, adolescents, adults, mature adults and families with clinical interests in adoption therapy, adoption home studies, therapeutically supervised visitation, behavioral issues, mental illness, LGBTQ issues, grief and loss, concerns from divorce for parents and children, trauma, foster care, depression and anger management concerns. Life can be difficult and having someone who cares to listen and help process obstacles in a safe environment can aid in moving forward.
(816) 227-6525
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
Bri provides therapy to children, adolescents, adults, mature adults and families with clinical interests in adoption therapy, adoption home studies, therapeutically supervised visitation, behavioral issues, mental illness, LGBTQ issues, grief and loss, concerns from divorce for parents and children, trauma, foster care, depression and anger management concerns. Life can be difficult and having someone who cares to listen and help process obstacles in a safe environment can aid in moving forward.
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Nina Petersen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
I enjoy working with all my clients, however, I have specific training working with troubled youth. The world is hard to navigate as adults and can be even harder as a young adult, teen, or adolescent. In my experience depression and anxiety are secondary to the trauma caused by unresolved issues. These issues affect both children and adults. This can often express in opposition to rules, defiance, self harming, alcohol and drug use. I can help. I understand what its like to feel misunderstood in a world filled with overwhelming decisions.
(660) 218-1332
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
I enjoy working with all my clients, however, I have specific training working with troubled youth. The world is hard to navigate as adults and can be even harder as a young adult, teen, or adolescent. In my experience depression and anxiety are secondary to the trauma caused by unresolved issues. These issues affect both children and adults. This can often express in opposition to rules, defiance, self harming, alcohol and drug use. I can help. I understand what its like to feel misunderstood in a world filled with overwhelming decisions.
Kaitlyn Lickteig
MA, PLPC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64081
Offers online therapy
I work with adolescents and adults ages 16 and up on life's many challenges, such as self-esteem, compassion and regulation, issues with relationships, life transitions, issues specific to women and adolescent/student athletes, as well as trauma history, mood disorders, and more. I am eager to work with patients who are willing to do the work and are motivated for positive change. I truly believe therapy is for everyone and can benefit anyone, no matter the reason for seeking it out. I am an active LGBTQI+ ally and welcome patients of all backgrounds, orientations, cultures, and ethnicities.
(816) 253-6988
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Lees Summit, MO 64081
Offers online therapy
I work with adolescents and adults ages 16 and up on life's many challenges, such as self-esteem, compassion and regulation, issues with relationships, life transitions, issues specific to women and adolescent/student athletes, as well as trauma history, mood disorders, and more. I am eager to work with patients who are willing to do the work and are motivated for positive change. I truly believe therapy is for everyone and can benefit anyone, no matter the reason for seeking it out. I am an active LGBTQI+ ally and welcome patients of all backgrounds, orientations, cultures, and ethnicities.
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Cheryl Graves
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LSCSW, CCATP Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
I'm here for you, to listen and help work through life's issues to your goals, happiness and best functioning. Individuals, couples, families, teens, aging, fertility, transgender, LGBTQI+, grief, loss, anxiety, phase of life, addiction, behavioral, medical, chronic, more. I offer support, and compassion, in a solution focused, strengths based, informed and confidential environment, custom designed to meet your therapeutic needs. I offer Hypnotherapy, am CISM-CISD certified, a therapist's therapist (I like to work with therapists who want to do their own work). Interactive, Cognitive Behavioral, Generalist. Let's talk.
(816) 312-5992
Verified

Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
I'm here for you, to listen and help work through life's issues to your goals, happiness and best functioning. Individuals, couples, families, teens, aging, fertility, transgender, LGBTQI+, grief, loss, anxiety, phase of life, addiction, behavioral, medical, chronic, more. I offer support, and compassion, in a solution focused, strengths based, informed and confidential environment, custom designed to meet your therapeutic needs. I offer Hypnotherapy, am CISM-CISD certified, a therapist's therapist (I like to work with therapists who want to do their own work). Interactive, Cognitive Behavioral, Generalist. Let's talk.
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Mallorie Shepard
BS Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
“They overcame everything that was meant to destroy them.” You or your child might be suffering from symptoms of depression, anxiety, grief, PTSD, or relational issues. With a will to get better and a person to support you through it, you too can overcome the things you thought were once meant to destroy you. I offer a free 30 minute consultation and 50 minute sessions for $40 where together we will learn and grow in a non-judgmental, safe space that ultimately brings healing and wholeness
(816) 209-1178
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
“They overcame everything that was meant to destroy them.” You or your child might be suffering from symptoms of depression, anxiety, grief, PTSD, or relational issues. With a will to get better and a person to support you through it, you too can overcome the things you thought were once meant to destroy you. I offer a free 30 minute consultation and 50 minute sessions for $40 where together we will learn and grow in a non-judgmental, safe space that ultimately brings healing and wholeness
Cara Gruhala
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdS, LPC, NCC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64064
Not accepting new clients
Visiting with a counselor can be a life changing experience. I work with clients from early childhood through all phases of adulthood. Everyone has a unique story, and I value the personal experiences, hopes, and dreams of all my clients. Partnering during a trusting counseling relationship can be one of the best ways to reach your goals and create lasting, positive change in your life. The relationship between counselor and client can create a vessel or space in which we can unpack and sort through your concerns with care, compassion, and confidentiality.
(816) 290-7475
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Lees Summit, MO 64064
Not accepting new clients
Visiting with a counselor can be a life changing experience. I work with clients from early childhood through all phases of adulthood. Everyone has a unique story, and I value the personal experiences, hopes, and dreams of all my clients. Partnering during a trusting counseling relationship can be one of the best ways to reach your goals and create lasting, positive change in your life. The relationship between counselor and client can create a vessel or space in which we can unpack and sort through your concerns with care, compassion, and confidentiality.
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Madeline Jane Cramer
Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64064
Offers online therapy
I want to help clients get relief and know that they are not alone. Whether that relief is from anxiety, depression, self-esteem, or from relationship issues, we can work together. You might be surprised at how your strengths start to show! I can give you invaluable information and skills that can positively impact your daily life. I care deeply for my clients and restore hope. Together, we overcome your unique struggles to reveal a new life outlook. With your specific concerns, I can show you relief and ways to not have them continuously interfere in your life.
(816) 625-5977
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Lees Summit, MO 64064
Offers online therapy
I want to help clients get relief and know that they are not alone. Whether that relief is from anxiety, depression, self-esteem, or from relationship issues, we can work together. You might be surprised at how your strengths start to show! I can give you invaluable information and skills that can positively impact your daily life. I care deeply for my clients and restore hope. Together, we overcome your unique struggles to reveal a new life outlook. With your specific concerns, I can show you relief and ways to not have them continuously interfere in your life.
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Judy Gardner
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, BSN, RN, LPC, NCC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64064
Offers online therapy
I provide a warm, safe and confidential environment for people to explore life's challenges to create positive changes and healing in their life. I focus on client strengths and their goals, and provide strategies for handling conflict, communication, anxiety, and problem-solving.
(816) 527-8891
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Lees Summit, MO 64064
Offers online therapy
I provide a warm, safe and confidential environment for people to explore life's challenges to create positive changes and healing in their life. I focus on client strengths and their goals, and provide strategies for handling conflict, communication, anxiety, and problem-solving.
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Susan Andree
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, NCC, LPC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64064
Offers online therapy
There are times when life throws experiences your way that require extra support and care. Let me help you, your children or the whole family navigate these challenging times. I help breakdown roadblocks that are keeping you from having fulfilling and loving relationships. I work with people who experience anxiety, depression, behavior issues, trauma, grief & loss, divorce, abandonment, and attachment & adjustment challenges.
(816) 203-1490
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Lees Summit, MO 64064
Offers online therapy
There are times when life throws experiences your way that require extra support and care. Let me help you, your children or the whole family navigate these challenging times. I help breakdown roadblocks that are keeping you from having fulfilling and loving relationships. I work with people who experience anxiety, depression, behavior issues, trauma, grief & loss, divorce, abandonment, and attachment & adjustment challenges.
Patrick P Pruitt
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LSCSW, CADC, MAC, CRADC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64081
Offers online therapy
I have gravitated toward working with people who have experienced trauma, anxiety and depressive issues. I provide a judgment-free, supportive setting and aid the client in identifying their own inner strengths to help them find solutions to whatever difficulties they are experiencing. People want to feel safe and valued and I believe I can help with this. I believe people want quality services at a reasonable price. I can provide this as well.
(816) 282-2117
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Lees Summit, MO 64081
Offers online therapy
I have gravitated toward working with people who have experienced trauma, anxiety and depressive issues. I provide a judgment-free, supportive setting and aid the client in identifying their own inner strengths to help them find solutions to whatever difficulties they are experiencing. People want to feel safe and valued and I believe I can help with this. I believe people want quality services at a reasonable price. I can provide this as well.
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Megan Steffens
MA, PLPC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
If you are feeling overwhelmed, stressed, unable to enjoy life, having trouble with relationships...consider reaching out for help. I provide therapy to children, adolescents, adults, and families with a variety of clinical interests. My areas of interest include: depression, anxiety, grief and loss, stress management, anger management, trauma, women’s issues, relationship issues, life transitions and self-esteem. Whatever challenges you may be facing, let's work through them together.
(816) 239-3159
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
If you are feeling overwhelmed, stressed, unable to enjoy life, having trouble with relationships...consider reaching out for help. I provide therapy to children, adolescents, adults, and families with a variety of clinical interests. My areas of interest include: depression, anxiety, grief and loss, stress management, anger management, trauma, women’s issues, relationship issues, life transitions and self-esteem. Whatever challenges you may be facing, let's work through them together.
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Katie Grabow
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
My passion is to provide a empathetic and nonjudgmental space for clients struggling with Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder, anxiety, body dysmorphia, body image issues, shame, depression, and recovering from past traumas. My approach to healing is through developing a trusting therapeutic alliance. Looking at the social, cultural, familial, learning, and peer influences, as well as the genetic factors, personality traits, and biological factors out of our control is important to understand what brought you here today. Our experiences, both good and bad, shape who we are.
(913) 347-5422
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
My passion is to provide a empathetic and nonjudgmental space for clients struggling with Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder, anxiety, body dysmorphia, body image issues, shame, depression, and recovering from past traumas. My approach to healing is through developing a trusting therapeutic alliance. Looking at the social, cultural, familial, learning, and peer influences, as well as the genetic factors, personality traits, and biological factors out of our control is important to understand what brought you here today. Our experiences, both good and bad, shape who we are.
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Emily Carnahan
PLPC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
My approach to therapy is to be there in the moment with each client, utilizing my past experiences, education and training in trauma to provide an empathetic ear and guide you to feeling better and uncovering the life you dream of. As a person-centered therapist, I bring a strength-based approach, along with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy interventions. You are not alone in your journey; how you feel about what is going on in your life is valid, and hope and healing can be achieved. I am passionate about empowering each client to embody their strengths and find resiliency in their daily lives.
(816) 209-1428
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
My approach to therapy is to be there in the moment with each client, utilizing my past experiences, education and training in trauma to provide an empathetic ear and guide you to feeling better and uncovering the life you dream of. As a person-centered therapist, I bring a strength-based approach, along with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy interventions. You are not alone in your journey; how you feel about what is going on in your life is valid, and hope and healing can be achieved. I am passionate about empowering each client to embody their strengths and find resiliency in their daily lives.
LaShandra Shepard
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LCMFT Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64064
Offers online therapy
It can be exhausting trying to keep it together when you feel as though your life is falling apart. You're likely feeling overwhelmed, questioning everything, and maybe don't recognize the person you've become. Together, we will work to figure out the root of what's going on, discover your innate strengths, find your authentic voice and develop coping skills so you can reconnect with those you care about. It is possible to regain your purpose, and find hope for the future.
(816) 735-4626
Verified
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Lees Summit, MO 64064
Offers online therapy
It can be exhausting trying to keep it together when you feel as though your life is falling apart. You're likely feeling overwhelmed, questioning everything, and maybe don't recognize the person you've become. Together, we will work to figure out the root of what's going on, discover your innate strengths, find your authentic voice and develop coping skills so you can reconnect with those you care about. It is possible to regain your purpose, and find hope for the future.
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Heidi Coulter
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64064
Offers online therapy
Most of us didn't grow up in a home where our emotions were nurtured and honored. Additionally, most of us have had experiences that were too much, too fast and/or too soon for our bodies - trauma. Because of this, we often find ourselves in adulthood practicing what we learned in childhood: all the ways we can avoid our body and emotions! This avoidance is what leads to common issues such as anxiety and depression etc. We are afraid to dive into this emotional realm because we have been taught to be afraid! If you are reading this, I'm assuming you have experienced this fear and do not know what to do about it.
(816) 339-4536
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Lees Summit, MO 64064
Offers online therapy
Most of us didn't grow up in a home where our emotions were nurtured and honored. Additionally, most of us have had experiences that were too much, too fast and/or too soon for our bodies - trauma. Because of this, we often find ourselves in adulthood practicing what we learned in childhood: all the ways we can avoid our body and emotions! This avoidance is what leads to common issues such as anxiety and depression etc. We are afraid to dive into this emotional realm because we have been taught to be afraid! If you are reading this, I'm assuming you have experienced this fear and do not know what to do about it.
Anchored In Hope Therapy LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LSCSW Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64081
Offers online therapy
Has grief, depression, trauma, anxiety, career stress, divorce, infidelity impacted you from being your best self? You ready to move forward through that pain into a life of recovery and self-fulfillment? Coming to therapy is an enlightening and enriching experience that will provide you with new insight and skills to improve all dimensions of you. I have strong knowledge of police culture working alongside law enforcement & responding to people in crisis response. my clinical experience has provided me with strong active listening skills, empathy, and compassion for all people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances.
(816) 272-5656
Verified

Lees Summit, MO 64081
Offers online therapy
Has grief, depression, trauma, anxiety, career stress, divorce, infidelity impacted you from being your best self? You ready to move forward through that pain into a life of recovery and self-fulfillment? Coming to therapy is an enlightening and enriching experience that will provide you with new insight and skills to improve all dimensions of you. I have strong knowledge of police culture working alongside law enforcement & responding to people in crisis response. my clinical experience has provided me with strong active listening skills, empathy, and compassion for all people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances.
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Brian P Heydon
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdS, LPC, CIT Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Finding the right counselor may be one of the most important decisions you can make in seeking a better life. As my client, you will be provided a therapeutic relationship that is non-threatening, challenging, empowering, and ultimately life changing. You will find that your pain, which is actually healing trying to happen, will be lessened and most likely alleviated, your feelings and experiences are valid, and that you can make positive changes to improve your life and relationships. I'm a Certified Imago Relationship Therapist and specialize in relationships - between couples, parents and children, friends - any human relationship
(816) 659-3196
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Finding the right counselor may be one of the most important decisions you can make in seeking a better life. As my client, you will be provided a therapeutic relationship that is non-threatening, challenging, empowering, and ultimately life changing. You will find that your pain, which is actually healing trying to happen, will be lessened and most likely alleviated, your feelings and experiences are valid, and that you can make positive changes to improve your life and relationships. I'm a Certified Imago Relationship Therapist and specialize in relationships - between couples, parents and children, friends - any human relationship

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