Focused Concentration-KC Wellness Dr. Fernandez

Licensed Professional Counselor, PsyD, LPC

Verified by Psychology Today
4 Endorsed
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Focused Concentration-KC Wellness Dr. Fernandez

Licensed Professional Counselor, PsyD, LPC

Verified by Psychology Today
4 Endorsed

Location

Focused Concentration-KC Wellness Dr. Fernandez
4049 Pennsylvania
Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64111
Call Stella Fernandez
(816) 974-0601
Offers online therapy

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This location is easily accessible from:

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Additional Location

1101 Walnut Street
Suite 1502
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 974-0601
Announcement icon I am accepting new clients for phone and video sessions via a HIPPA compliant platform for clients who are distancing or quarantined.

About

OFFERING REDUCED FEE (PHONE OR VIDEO) TO ALL FIRST RESPONDERS AFFECTED BY COVID-19. I hold a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and treat a variety of emotional issues for adults and couples. I provide diagnostic testing and treatment of ADHD, mood disorders, and substance abuse/addiction issues. Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), and Interpersonal Therapy for depression, anxiety, family conflict and overall addiction/impulse control. Bilingual Spanish-English.
As a scientific-practitioner, I assess the individuals core issues and help them achieve their goals towards diminishing their symptoms.
I specialize in the assessment and treatment of ADHD, Couples Solution Focused Counseling, Depression, Family Conflict, Anxiety, Divorce Conflict, Marriage/Couple counseling, Empty-Nest Syndrome, Sexual Trauma, and Addiction/Substance Abuse issues. Please review our website concerning treatment, testing, and rates.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $60 - $160
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network Benefits Only
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 17 Years
  • License: Missouri / 2014015214

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Kansas / 2167
  • Certificate Date: 2014
  • Certificate: Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board / 2167
  • Certificate Date: 2006

Endorsements

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
"Wonderful clinical skills. "

Psychologist, PsyD
"Caring, knowledgeable professional emphasizing the scientist-practitioner model in treatment. "

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
"I highly recommend Stella Fernandez. She has very broad areas of expertise, and I am always confident referring patients to her."

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC
"Dr. Fernandez is an excellent choice for a therapist in the Salina area. Not only is she very knowledgeable about her field, she is easy to talk to and committed to giving her clients top quality care. She has many years of experience and would be a great ..."

Focused Concentration-KC Wellness Dr. Fernandez's Groups

Parenting an ADHD Child

Life with a child with ADD/ADHD can be frustrating and overwhelming, but as a parent there is a lot you can do to help control and reduce the symptoms. You can help your child overcome daily challenges, channel his or her energy into positive arenas, and bring greater calm to your family. Learn some basic information about the disorder and how you might alleviate some of the symptoms and concerns in your everyday life.******We will be offering a 3 series teleseminar starting October 2016. Please visit our Facebook page for further information.

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Questions for Couples

Take off the mask, and be the real you! How compatible are you and the person you are with? How would you know? Just because you like the same types of foods and pets does not mean that you can have a blissful, long-term relationship. Learn by asking the "right" questions and discover whether your relationship is meant to move into a deeper commitment.

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Weight Loss Management: When Diets Fail

You may turn to food for comfort when you're facing a difficult problem, stress or just looking to keep yourself occupied. Emotional eating can sabotage your weight-loss efforts and often leads to eating too much, especially too much of high-calorie, sweet, fatty foods. But the good news is that if you're prone to emotional eating, you can take steps to regain control of your eating habits and get back on track with your weight-loss goals. Learn how you can control your triggers and cravings to eating fatty foods and maintain a new and healthy life style.

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Location

Focused Concentration-KC Wellness Dr. Fernandez
4049 Pennsylvania
Suite 200
Kansas City, MO 64111
Call Stella Fernandez
(816) 974-0601
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

1101 Walnut Street
Suite 1502
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 974-0601
Specialties
  • ADHD
  • Women's Issues
  • Relationship Issues
Issues
  • Aculturation Discrimination
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Testing and Evaluation
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Black and African American and Hispanic and Latino
I also speak: French and Spanish
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • Immuno-disorders
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Single Mother
  • Vegan Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Interpersonal
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 21 Nov 2021
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Focused Concentration-KC Wellness Dr. Fernandez

Licensed Professional Counselor, PsyD, LPC