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Tara Yardley
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, EdS
Verified
I have helped indivduals with behavioral concerns, emotion regulation, anger management, substance use and helping families learn effective communication skills and developing healthy boundaries.
Do you wonder if what you are feeling is normal? Are you having relationship concerns or feeling depressed? Are you irritable or unsure of what is going on in your life? Does your child struggle with emotion regulation or behavioral concerns? Maybe you are considering a major life change? I am here to provide you with the support and confidence you need to cope. Have you recently started questioning your life experiences, dealing with a lost loved one or need support for your child. Through counseling we can identify what you are feeling, how to deal with stress, what are healthy relationships and effective ways to cope with life.
(816) 839-9423 
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Independence, MO 64052
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Jeff Tadokoro
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSCSW, LCSW
Verified
My goal in counseling is for you to be empowered to make positive changes so that your life can flourish. I work with Children, Adolescents, Adults and Families using brief and long term therapy. I work with a variety of issues including: Depression Stress/Anxiety, Marriage/Family issues, School issues with Children and Adolescents, Substance Abuse, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Grief and Loss, Anger Control. If you have been thinking about making a change, this is an exciting time in your life, take the next step and contact me. I will be here to assist, empower, and advocate for you.
(816) 326-2088 
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Independence, MO 64057
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Natonya Scott
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CRADC
Verified
Hello! Thank you for taking the first step. Therapy is a journey and I’m here and excited to walk beside you as you embark on this journey. I want to help you find ways to cope with anxiety and fears, or sadness and depression, etc. I am very easy-going, non - judgemental, and empathetic. My goal is to assist you to become the most effective you by being supportive and inspiring, while also gently challenging you to maneuver into healthier more practical approaches in your life.
(816) 209-1396 
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Independence, MO 64055
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Laurie L Carpenter
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LSCSW, CCATP, CCTP, EMDR
Verified
I believe that all humans have a resilient spirit which allows them to overcome any obstacle before them. Sometimes we forget who we are or perhaps we never fully knew. Maybe we felt we were never able to be our authentic selves. It's possible we think there's something wrong with us or we're broken. Or is it that we struggle to manage mental health symptoms and we become emotionally deregulated and filled with shame? Maybe you think that you have gone to far and there is no hope for you. You are not alone. I have helped countless people with stories like these and many more. What ever it is that is holding you back, I can help.
(816) 368-8257 
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Independence, MO 64050
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Deanna L Rand
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Are you looking to make changes in your life but not sure where to begin? I am committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for exploring the obstacles that are getting in the way of creating the happy and satisfying life you want. Often, we unknowingly continue in the same path, expecting something different not realizing that real changes starts within us and that understanding ourselves better is a first step for creating growth, healing and happiness. Therapy is hard work but a worthy work and it is a privilege to be a part of your journey and helping you discover, heal and grow beyond your current circumstances.
(816) 203-3511 
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Independence, MO 64055
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Nick Perkins
Pre-Licensed Professional, LMSW
Verified
Life is difficult, that is for sure. Therapy can be a great asset to individuals that are struggling in any number of ways. It can be such an eye opening experience to sit and talk with someone who has no vested interest in your life. If you are someone that is looking to understand the barriers in your life and make your overall wellbeing a priority, I would love to begin that journey with you.
(816) 327-1270 
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Independence, MO 64055
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Erica L Thompson
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC
Verified
Dr. Erica Thompson, LPC is a multiculturally competent and realistic therapist that believes in meeting people where they are. She takes an individualistic approach in therapy understanding that the needs of everyone will be different. Understanding comfort and flexibility are top priorities for those needing therapy, her services are conducted in a variety of settings including, in-home, teletherapy, and traditonal office settings.
(816) 873-8069 
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Independence, MO 64055
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Marni Marie Shrum
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified
I have a Master's in Counseling Psychology from Avila University and a Bachelor's in Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia with training in Trauma- Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Gottman Method Couple's Therapy & Play Therapy. Beyond my education, I have experience working with children ages 3 and up, adolescents, and adults with a variety of mental health issues, including severe and persistent mental illnesses, addictions, trauma, abuse, neglect, couples and relationship issues, grief and loss, and mood/anxiety disorders. I use a multidisciplinary approach based on the individual and their specific need and therefore use a variety of therapeutic models.
(816) 208-8134 
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Independence, MO 64055
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Diakonos Counseling
Psychologist, PsyD, LCSW, LPC, PLPC
Verified
Diakonos is a private mental health counseling center in Independence, MO since 1981. We believe in a healthy approach to healing life's problems through integrating sound principles for the mind, body & spirit. We offer compassionate care for those struggling with painful emotions, distorted thinking, and troubling behavior, as well as those desiring personal growth and more satisfying relationships. We are comfortable and experienced at integrating clients' religious & spiritual beliefs with the therapy and healing process. Treatment is personalized to meet the individual needs of each participant. Therapists are available to lead conferences and speak on topics of interest to your church, business, or organization.
(816) 527-9391 
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Independence, MO 64057
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Michael Moore
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, CAS, LPC
Verified
The angry, argumentative, and underperforming child is often seen by others as the product of lax parenting. This unfortunate characterization has had a great impact on the way our children are viewed by schools, employers, and society in general. The fact is parents often exhaust various recommended "fixes" and desperately want things to be normal. I have over 25 years of experience working with children and families. I understand the daily struggles parents routinely face. I know how school performance, relationships, and behavior are impacted when children struggle. I understand the frustrations associated with a child who "acts out" and underperforms.
(816) 348-3254 
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Independence, MO 64055
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Diakonos Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, PsyD, LCSW, LPC, PLPC
Verified
Diakonos is a private mental health counseling center in Independence, MO since 1981. We believe in a healthy approach to healing life's problems through integrating sound principles for the mind, body & spirit. We offer compassionate care for those struggling with painful emotions, distorted thinking, and troubling behavior, as well as those desiring personal growth and more satisfying relationships. We are comfortable and experienced at integrating clients' religious & spiritual beliefs with the therapy and healing process. Treatment is personalized to meet the individual needs of each participant. Therapists are available to lead conferences and speak on topics of interest to your church, business, or organization.
(816) 774-1923 
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Independence, MO 64057
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Phillip Harrison Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
When I meet with people, I am told that I am approachable, understanding, and humorous! I know what it's like to be a client and to be asked to pour out my life; therefore, I adapt my therapy sessions to you and allow you to share what you desire! I do what I do to help others as I have been helped, and my goal is to assist you in achieving your goals!! I understand how to incorporate Christianity into your session, though also respect your desire to not include any beliefs whatsoever. I am flexible and understanding.
(816) 622-3171 x709 
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Independence, MO 64057
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Chris Cobb
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LCPC
Verified
Your family may be feeling like it is being turned upside down as your developing young adult struggles to find their place in the world. I work within the family system to re-establish the balance that is necessary for a healthy, growing family and find order within the chaos. Teens and young people may appear to be rebelling; fighting back against all of the families efforts to offer guidance and support. We can work together to turn this energy into a productivity and success in academic, social, and all other aspects of life.
(816) 892-2591 
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Independence, MO 64055
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Francis J Manley
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
I enjoy working with people in a safe and supportive atmosphere where a person can open to who they really are, and discover strengths and solutions that they never knew were possible. I feel that my client and I can figure out more together than either one of us could have separately. I believe that human beings are self-healing, and it is thrilling to me to use my knowledge and experience to enliven the healing process. I work with people who are struggling with anxiety, depression, past traumatic experiences, or challenging life changes.
(816) 607-4754 
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Independence, MO 64052
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Keith L Allen
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
I have been a psychologist for 30+ years. I am licensed as a Psychologist and Health Care Provider. I work with individuals and couples and specialize in issues such as anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and vocational issues. I also specialize in helping individuals overcome sexual difficulties, which may include low sex drive, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, and sexual addiction. I work with couples and families on relationship issues including marital and divorce issues, parent child difficulties, and sexual difficulties as they relate to the couple's relationship.
(816) 934-4810 
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Independence, MO 64050
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George M Wine Chase
Licensed Professional Counselor, MDiv, MS, LPC, ACC
Verified
We all have challenges in life. Sometimes those challenges overwhelm our natural coping abilities. Sometimes relationships feel unmanageable. Sometimes habits have become addictions. Sometimes we get so worried about the kids, work, LIFE that we stop sleeping, eating or exercising. Sometimes things feel so dark it feels hard to go on. Sometimes we just lose enthusiasm for things we used to enjoy. Sometimes we just feel worthless and hopeless.
(816) 286-4312 
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Independence, MO 64052
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Jennifer Reid
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, NCC, LPC, RD, LD
Verified
Are you feeling overwhelmed, down, or anxious and don't know what to do or where to go? Do you feel very alone and nobody else understands or has experienced what you have/or are experiencing? Are you having trouble sleeping due to looping thoughts running through your mind? Have all your old ways of coping stopped working? We all need support and guidance along our journey. Sometimes we need more than what our family and friends can provide. When circumstances happen making life more difficult, you may need some extra help. Together, you and I can find the right path and tools to get you back to feeling more like yourself.
(816) 875-0868 
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Independence, MO 64055
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Glenn Collet
Psychologist, MS
Verified
I have been in practice for 30 years as a clinical psychologist. I provide a safe and supportive environment for my clients. I use mindfulness techniques for therapy in addition to a compassionate presence. These approaches include mindfulness to resolving situational depression, teaching clients to overcome overwhelming emotional situations, relaxation techniques to quiet your mind and body, and therapy to assist each client to function each day with calmness and clarity. I am a very proactive therapist, allowing individuals to explore their own thoughts, feelings, behavior patterns, and develop an action plan that best suits their personal growth.
(816) 744-8160 
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Independence, MO 64052
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Adam White
Counselor, MA, PLPC
Verified
How many times have you said “I can’t do this anymore”? Depression is a thief of hope. You want life to be different, brighter, better, but nothing seems to be working. You slip into old habits over and over and you’re no longer sure if things can really change. You’ve considered giving up, but you don’t even know what that looks like and you still want to know you really tried. You wonder if therapy will work. You wonder if anything will work because you’ve already tried so hard. How can anything be different when everything is out of your control? Don’t give up.
(816) 290-6188 
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Independence, MO 64050
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Kimberly J Bell
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
The decision to see a counselor may be intimidating or overwhelming. Sometimes we need to seek help outside family and friends. It is not easy to walk through the door and talk to a complete stranger. I want you to know I have been where you are right now, and I hope you will reach out. I work with individuals who struggle with abandonment/trauma/abuse. I also work with couples who struggle with communication/infidelity/trust/conflict resolution. Investing in yourself and your relationships will be the most important investment of your lifetime.
(816) 290-6258 
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Independence, MO 64056
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Substance Use Therapists
If you're looking for help with substance abuse in Independence or for Independence substance abuse counseling, these professionals provide substance abuse services and substance abuse treatment. They include substance abuse therapists in Independence, substance abuse psychologists and substance abuse counselors. They can help with drug addiction and drug abuse treatment in Independence, alcohol addiction, chemical dependency and substance abuse recovery. An Independence substance abuse therapist provides outpatient services but can also refer to treatment centers, clinics, rehab, treatment programs and substance abuse rehabs.