Suicidal Ideation Therapists in Independence, MO

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Photo of Derek Keath Faulkner, Licensed Professional Counselor in Independence, MO
Derek Keath Faulkner
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Do you feel alone, and like no one cares? I care about you and your well being. I want to help you win against the struggles you are facing. You are capable of more than you think and I want to bring out the best in you. I am confident that i can help you. I want to be a shoulder to lean on emotionally as well as to cry on. I love working with new people, of all differences, and diversities. Given the chance, I would love to serve and care for you in your time of need.
(816) 253-8421 x702 
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Independence, MO 64057
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Marie Suzanne Styles
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
I consider what my client and their environment can bring to their process of healing. I believe that I am an active participant, encouraging the process of change alongside my client. My goal is to offer support and strategies so that my clients can decide for themselves what is appropriate for them. I strive to help my clients gain perspective and a deeper understanding of their lives so they are empowered to make meaningful breakthroughs for themselves. In addition to individual therapy, I enjoy working with couples helping them to relate better with one another or to cope with family issues in healthier ways.
(816) 605-6658 
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Independence, MO 64055
Offers online therapy
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Greg E Neubauer
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified
I have over 25 years of clinical experience providing counseling therapy to adult individuals, children, adolescents, families, and couples to address their emotional and behavioral struggles. I utilize a cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, goal directed, reality based treatment approach, integrating family dynamics as needed, to help clients effectively resolve or learn to cope with their struggles. I am available to coordinate with schools and other treatment providers. My office at Truman & Main St on the Independence Square offers a convenient, unassuming, confidential, and relaxing environment.
(816) 237-5524 
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Independence, MO 64050
Offers online therapy
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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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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
Offers online therapy
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Daylin Rodriguez Cesar
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, PhDc
Verified
I am a caring bilingual counselor with experience in working with people of all ages, races and genders. My mission, as a therapist, is to be your companion on this therapeutic journey in a comfortable and confidential environment. I am primarily a systems therapist which simply means that I am interested in the total person- background, family, current situation, and hopes for the future.
(913) 884-1812 
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Independence, MO 64050
Offers online therapy
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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
Not accepting new clients
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Julia Tribelhorn
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
After spending two years mentoring young women at a college ministry, I gained a new found passion for helping people through the most difficult times in their lives. As a result I pursued and earned a Master’s in Counseling from Midwestern Seminary. I have had experience counseling in community mental health, school settings, as well as homeless shelters. Moreover, I have a Bachelor’s in Education and a thorough understand of the school system having spent two years as a school based therapist.
(816) 239-3448 x722 
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Independence, MO 64057
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Katie McCurter
Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
Life, laughter, and love are important to living life wholeheartedly, but psychological pain can get in the way. Abuse in the context of a close relationship or a family can create the most pervasive and persistent psych-ache, and may be passed from generation to generation. Whether the source of pain is past trauma, worry about the future, or even current jobs or relationships, I am here to help! I often see clients whose trauma began in domestic abuse in the forms of emotional, psychological, physical, sexual, or financial abuses.
(816) 239-3370 
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Independence, MO 64058
Offers online therapy
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Barbara J Dickerson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
If you are in a difficult time in your life and are experiencing emotional pain, you may be ready to make personal changes. Your past experiences and your reactions to those experiences make you who you are, which makes perfect sense. We can't always stay the same and move on in our lives. I am a directive, involved, compassionate, experienced therapist who is willing to provide insight, options, and perspective to help you resolve individual, marital, family issues.
(913) 601-7146 x49 
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Independence, MO 64055
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Waitlist for new clients
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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
Offers online therapy
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Sarah Willey
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Hello! I work with adults and young adults (age 17+) experiencing a variety of concerns, whether related to a new life change or to a longer-standing emotional or relational problem. Whatever problem you are facing, I believe it will appear more manageable once we start working on it together.
(816) 495-3398 
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Independence, MO 64055
Not accepting new clients
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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
Offers online therapy
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Lauren Richerson
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
*I am not currently accepting new clients. Sorry!* I am an experienced clinical psychologist who has spent 15 years developing my knowledge and skills for addressing problems that occur in families such as problematic parent-child dynamics. I am also well equipped to address internalizing disorders such as depression, anxiety, suicidality, and PTSD in children, teens, and adults. While I use evidenced-based techniques that are informed by scientific research, I do so in the context of a warm and caring therapeutic relationship. I strive to understand your personal struggles without minimizing what you are going through.
(816) 373-6433 
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Independence, MO 64055
Not accepting new clients
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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
Offers online therapy
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Tara Yardley
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, EdS
Verified
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
Offers online therapy
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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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Kathleen Ralph
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Hi. How are you doing? Do you seem to be experiencing more bad days than good? Have you suffered a trauma, or significant loss in your life? Do you experience anger, anxiety, or depression that interferes in your daily activities? Are you just not happy with how things are going?
(816) 253-8311 
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Independence, MO 64052
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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
Offers online therapy
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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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Suicidal Ideation Therapists
If you have suicidal thoughts and you're in Independence, please call a Independence therapists from the list above or, simply call this number 1-800-273-8255 to chat to someone now.

Suicide is a tragic event with strong emotional repercussions for its survivors. Especially for parents of suicide victims, since so many suicides occur amongst young people and teenagers.

Learn more here about teenage suicide and suicide in general. Or contact a therapist in Independence who can help with counseling you or a family member or loved one who may have suicidal thoughts or suffer from suicidal ideation -or you just plain fear may take their life.