Laura Lester

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSCSW, LCSW

She/Her/Hers

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(913) 354-7424

Laura Lester

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSCSW, LCSW

She/Her/Hers

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

6701 West 64th Street
Overland Park, KS 66202
(913) 354-7424
Offers online therapy

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About

Laura Lester has been working in the social work field for over 10 years. She holds clinical licensure in Kansas and Missouri. Laura has experience working in counseling, hospital social work, community mental health, and case management. Laura enjoys working with children, teens, and adults who have experienced trauma, loss, major life changes, as well as difficulty managing worry, anger, sadness, and other intense emotions. Laura graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a bachelor's degree in communications and University of Missouri with a masters in social work.
Laura utilizes an integrative approach to her practice. Laura is currently working towards her certificate in play therapy from Heartland Play Therapy Institute.
In addition to play therapy, Laura has received extensive training in solution focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), and crisis intervention.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $125 - $150
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Medicaid
  • Optum
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
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Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 12 Years
  • License: Kansas / LSCSW 05375
  • School: University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Year Graduated: 2011

Location

6701 West 64th Street
Overland Park, KS 66202
(913) 354-7424
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Child
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Parenting
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Illness
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
Communities
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Adlerian
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Integrative
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals

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Last Modified: 1 Dec 2022
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Laura Lester

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSCSW, LCSW