Michael B Kaplan, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Columbia
Is anxiety, worry or stress a problem for you or your child? Are moods or behaviors taking a toll on friendships, relationships, school or work? For more than 10 years, I've helped my clients learn to cope more effectively with problems like anxiety, depression and a lack of self-confidence. We set goals and take practical steps to achieve them, using tools from cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness. More recently, I've begun working with children and teens, using CBT and creative expression to help address issues and find solutions.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy is a proven and practical method for managing emotions like anxiety and depression. It involves learning skills to challenge unhelpful thinking, as well as finding alternatives to problem behaviors. CBT goes beyond just talking, to help you or your child find new ways of solving problems.
I'm happy to answer any questions you might have. Please feel free to call or email, or visit my website for more information. I offer a free consultation, as well as a sliding-scale fee. Thank you for your interest in my services.
Call or Email Michael B Kaplan for a free consultation now - (573) 340-9971


  • Years in Practice: 10+ Years
  • School: University of Missouri
  • Year Graduated: 2001
  • License No. and State: 2003022688 Missouri


  • Avg Cost (per session): $60 - $70
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • HealthLink
  • MHNet Behavioral Health
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Univ. of Missouri (United HealthCare)
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.


  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger Management


  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Suicidal Ideation

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus


  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Expressive Arts
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Stress-Reduction


  • Individuals
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2017
Michael B Kaplan, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Columbia

Michael B Kaplan

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW