Therapists in Miller County, MO

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Answers Through Christian Counseling, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
Eldon, MO 65026
I have over 33 years experience treating depression and anxiety. I believe that depression/anxiety often has root causes from childhood abuse of a verbal, sexual or physical nature or perhaps regrets resulting from your own choices. I have successfully treated all kinds of PTSD, post abortion syndrome, sexual identity issues, anger, and grief through loss. I help married women to learn to live with difficult husbands when divorce is not their option. I help couples to resolve conflict and learn to live in love and respect.
I have over 33 years experience treating depression and anxiety. I believe that depression/anxiety often has root causes from childhood abuse of a verbal, sexual or physical nature or perhaps regrets resulting from your own choices. I have successfully treated all kinds of PTSD, post abortion syndrome, sexual identity issues, anger, and grief through loss. I help married women to learn to live with difficult husbands when divorce is not their option. I help couples to resolve conflict and learn to live in love and respect.
(314) 485-4723 View (314) 485-4723
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Kathy Brandt-Kessler
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, RN, BSN
Verified
Eldon, MO 65026
Not accepting new clients
No matter the hurdles that life throws your way you can create a full, vibrant, and gratifying future. As a past oncology nurse, HIV/AIDS researcher, and hospice social worker, I am in a unique position to assist you in overcoming challenging health concerns, chronic pain, grief, or loss issues. As a past nurse and behaviorist at a medically-supervised weight loss program, I can help you combat emotional eating, binge eating disorder, and behaviors that sabotage your health and weight loss goals. I work with families under stress, and couples struggling with intimacy, infidelity, infertility, and communication issues.
No matter the hurdles that life throws your way you can create a full, vibrant, and gratifying future. As a past oncology nurse, HIV/AIDS researcher, and hospice social worker, I am in a unique position to assist you in overcoming challenging health concerns, chronic pain, grief, or loss issues. As a past nurse and behaviorist at a medically-supervised weight loss program, I can help you combat emotional eating, binge eating disorder, and behaviors that sabotage your health and weight loss goals. I work with families under stress, and couples struggling with intimacy, infidelity, infertility, and communication issues.
(573) 317-4026 View (573) 317-4026
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Kim Wright
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified
Eldon, MO 65026
Life is expected to generate many concerns, whether it is financial stress, academic difficulties, emotional discomfort, or social obstacles. Everyone experiences these at times and unfortunately, these concerns can cause challenges.
Life is expected to generate many concerns, whether it is financial stress, academic difficulties, emotional discomfort, or social obstacles. Everyone experiences these at times and unfortunately, these concerns can cause challenges.
(573) 641-8414 View (573) 641-8414
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Debbie B Doll
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Eldon, MO 65026
If you are here, chances are you are looking for a change. Changes can be difficult and overwhelming, often accompanied by anxiety and uncertainty, but know you are capable and strong. Most of all, you don't have to do this alone. Whether this is your first time in therapy or you have previous experience, my goal is to provide you a warm and safe place to achieve your personal goals and manage life’s stressors. I use a strengths-based approach with evidenced-based practices, such as Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), to help you create positive changes for a more fulfilling life.
If you are here, chances are you are looking for a change. Changes can be difficult and overwhelming, often accompanied by anxiety and uncertainty, but know you are capable and strong. Most of all, you don't have to do this alone. Whether this is your first time in therapy or you have previous experience, my goal is to provide you a warm and safe place to achieve your personal goals and manage life’s stressors. I use a strengths-based approach with evidenced-based practices, such as Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), to help you create positive changes for a more fulfilling life.
(573) 898-4746 View (573) 898-4746
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Shannon L Martin
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
Eldon, MO 65026
Shannon became a therapist to help people navigate their complex world, improve their mental health, and experience joy-filled lives. She utilizes clinically tested and evidence-based interventions and believes in a holistic approach to mental health and that all areas of one’s life are interconnected. Research shows that unhealthy relationships and traumatic events can cause emotional, relational, and physical stress. In contrast, healthy relationships, boundaries, and emotional healing in therapy can improve your overall well-being and life satisfaction.
Shannon became a therapist to help people navigate their complex world, improve their mental health, and experience joy-filled lives. She utilizes clinically tested and evidence-based interventions and believes in a holistic approach to mental health and that all areas of one’s life are interconnected. Research shows that unhealthy relationships and traumatic events can cause emotional, relational, and physical stress. In contrast, healthy relationships, boundaries, and emotional healing in therapy can improve your overall well-being and life satisfaction.
(417) 888-3012 View (417) 888-3012
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Timothy Blanton
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MA
Verified
Eldon, MO 65026
Not accepting new clients
In a nut shell, I care about people and have a desire to help others on their quest for healing, wholeness, and reaching their full potential. Life can be hard and sometimes we need a helping hand to navigate the murky waters, and that's okay. Respect for others and empathy in their circumstances is paramount in this profession and I keep that in mind in all situations.
In a nut shell, I care about people and have a desire to help others on their quest for healing, wholeness, and reaching their full potential. Life can be hard and sometimes we need a helping hand to navigate the murky waters, and that's okay. Respect for others and empathy in their circumstances is paramount in this profession and I keep that in mind in all situations.
(573) 367-5015 View (573) 367-5015

Online Therapists

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Brock Frizzell
MS, BA, LC
Verified
Springfield, MO 65804
Through one-on-one counseling or group sessions, I utilize take-home tools and day-to-day life applications to help my clients experience the freedom associated with self awareness and self acceptance. I am passionate about creating a guilt free environment and open forum for any and all discussions.
Through one-on-one counseling or group sessions, I utilize take-home tools and day-to-day life applications to help my clients experience the freedom associated with self awareness and self acceptance. I am passionate about creating a guilt free environment and open forum for any and all discussions.
(417) 265-5084 View (417) 265-5084
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Matt Gildehaus
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
Washington, MO 63090
Are you feeling overwhelmed, frustrated or sad? I understand how tough that can be. After a 23-year marketing career, I made a mid-life career change; deciding what I really felt called to do was helping people with their most significant life challenges. I am ready to assist individuals, couples or families with issues including: stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, abuse and relationship challenges. I am particularly interested in helping people through life transition challenges including: divorce, marriage, job loss, death of a loved one, chronic illness, or challenges related to aging.
Are you feeling overwhelmed, frustrated or sad? I understand how tough that can be. After a 23-year marketing career, I made a mid-life career change; deciding what I really felt called to do was helping people with their most significant life challenges. I am ready to assist individuals, couples or families with issues including: stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, abuse and relationship challenges. I am particularly interested in helping people through life transition challenges including: divorce, marriage, job loss, death of a loved one, chronic illness, or challenges related to aging.
(636) 352-0307 View (636) 352-0307
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Maureen Hayes
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC
Verified
4 Endorsed
Columbia, MO 65203  (Online Only)
I work with clients suffering from depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem. If you desire increased self-confidence, positivity, motivation to take action, and better tools to cope with anxiety, I'd like to work with you in particular. This is where I do my best work.
I work with clients suffering from depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem. If you desire increased self-confidence, positivity, motivation to take action, and better tools to cope with anxiety, I'd like to work with you in particular. This is where I do my best work.
(573) 245-8035 View (573) 245-8035
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Robert William Smith
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA, PLPC, NCC
Verified
2 Endorsed
If you are feeling stuck, stressed, anxious, sad, avoidant, unmotivated, distracted, or generally discontent with yourself, your social life, your job, your purpose, or a particular relationship or situation you have found yourself in, you might be suffering from anxiety, depression, or acute stress disorder. I can help. If you want to get better, do better, and feel better, a little effort will go a long way in reaching your specific goals, which together we can not only identify, but drill down to specifics, and find the path of least resistance.
If you are feeling stuck, stressed, anxious, sad, avoidant, unmotivated, distracted, or generally discontent with yourself, your social life, your job, your purpose, or a particular relationship or situation you have found yourself in, you might be suffering from anxiety, depression, or acute stress disorder. I can help. If you want to get better, do better, and feel better, a little effort will go a long way in reaching your specific goals, which together we can not only identify, but drill down to specifics, and find the path of least resistance.
(573) 240-9342 View (573) 240-9342
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Patrick Patterson
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS , LPC, NCC
Verified
4 Endorsed
Springfield, MO 65804
***Accepting New Clients*** Are you feeling overwhelmed? Are the challenges of life becoming too much? Is excessive worry keeping you up at night? Life can present a host of challenges. When it does, it is important to have the support of a skilled professional who can help you navigate life's difficulties. I have experience and education working with a variety of individuals in many different environments.
***Accepting New Clients*** Are you feeling overwhelmed? Are the challenges of life becoming too much? Is excessive worry keeping you up at night? Life can present a host of challenges. When it does, it is important to have the support of a skilled professional who can help you navigate life's difficulties. I have experience and education working with a variety of individuals in many different environments.
(417) 280-3455 View (417) 280-3455
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Emily Tarby
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC
Verified
Columbia, MO 65202  (Online Only)
ONLINE-only visits. Hi! If you’re ready to process life experiences, explore your thoughts and feels, and learn ways to cope with life’s stressors, then I’m your gal! My goal is to provide an unconditionally supportive, comfortable, and safe space for you to work through difficult thoughts and feelings. I want to help you feel confident enough to take charge of your change. Together, we’ll explore your emotions, change negative thinking and behaviors, and help you find relief with a variety of coping and relaxation techniques. I will provide exploration, challenge, encouragement, support, and guidance.
ONLINE-only visits. Hi! If you’re ready to process life experiences, explore your thoughts and feels, and learn ways to cope with life’s stressors, then I’m your gal! My goal is to provide an unconditionally supportive, comfortable, and safe space for you to work through difficult thoughts and feelings. I want to help you feel confident enough to take charge of your change. Together, we’ll explore your emotions, change negative thinking and behaviors, and help you find relief with a variety of coping and relaxation techniques. I will provide exploration, challenge, encouragement, support, and guidance.
(573) 367-5272 View (573) 367-5272
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Leslie Smith
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Springfield, MO 65807
When the weight of life comes crashing down, it can be hard to know what to do next. We’ve all been there and can feel stuck and scared. I believe the act of seeking help is the bravest thing a person can do. My goal is to create a safe place where you will feel seen, heard, and valued. A place where you can share your story without fear of judgment and receive effective tools and strategies to cope with the hard parts of life. This is a partnership, and I honor the bravery and courage that comes with sharing your life story.
When the weight of life comes crashing down, it can be hard to know what to do next. We’ve all been there and can feel stuck and scared. I believe the act of seeking help is the bravest thing a person can do. My goal is to create a safe place where you will feel seen, heard, and valued. A place where you can share your story without fear of judgment and receive effective tools and strategies to cope with the hard parts of life. This is a partnership, and I honor the bravery and courage that comes with sharing your life story.
(417) 783-2785 View (417) 783-2785
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Kristy VanRonzelen
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
Wentzville, MO 63385
Waitlist for new clients
Kids just want to be heard. I empower my clients to feel comfortable opening up to tell their side of the story so I can help them to improve daily life. I have been in the field of education for 20 years (elementary/middle school teacher and current school counselor) and have learned how to build relationships with my students/clients that are comfortable and trusting. A trusting relationship is where change starts to happen! Parents are included in the process of therapy in order to have a full circle approach to tackling the child's biggest challenges. My focus is on children, adolescents and young adult age groups.
Kids just want to be heard. I empower my clients to feel comfortable opening up to tell their side of the story so I can help them to improve daily life. I have been in the field of education for 20 years (elementary/middle school teacher and current school counselor) and have learned how to build relationships with my students/clients that are comfortable and trusting. A trusting relationship is where change starts to happen! Parents are included in the process of therapy in order to have a full circle approach to tackling the child's biggest challenges. My focus is on children, adolescents and young adult age groups.
(636) 428-3935 View (636) 428-3935
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Sue A Brown
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified
Springfield, MO 65804
Therapy is a collaborative process between you and your therapist and to be effective, good therapy has to be a ‘good fit.’ I am invested in creating a welcoming space where clients can find their way towards living a better, happier and more full filling life. Regardless of gender, sexuality, spirituality, race or ethnicity, all are welcome. In therapy there is no one size fits all. My approach is tailored to fit the needs of each person and to provide an opportunity to learn to live more skillfully while also tapping into your innate knowing with the help of a trusted confidant.
Therapy is a collaborative process between you and your therapist and to be effective, good therapy has to be a ‘good fit.’ I am invested in creating a welcoming space where clients can find their way towards living a better, happier and more full filling life. Regardless of gender, sexuality, spirituality, race or ethnicity, all are welcome. In therapy there is no one size fits all. My approach is tailored to fit the needs of each person and to provide an opportunity to learn to live more skillfully while also tapping into your innate knowing with the help of a trusted confidant.
(417) 783-2660 View (417) 783-2660
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Jacquelynne Kell
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
Springfield, MO 65806
My goal is to support you by providing a safe space in which you feel heard. I offer services centered around you. This means that your therapeutic goals will be kept at the forefront. I believe in treating the whole person, both mind and body to support bringing you back to a sense of the whole. If you find that it is challenging for you to meet in person, I also provide online therapy services. We can meet over video chat from the comfort of your own safe place. We can work together to meet your therapeutic needs.
My goal is to support you by providing a safe space in which you feel heard. I offer services centered around you. This means that your therapeutic goals will be kept at the forefront. I believe in treating the whole person, both mind and body to support bringing you back to a sense of the whole. If you find that it is challenging for you to meet in person, I also provide online therapy services. We can meet over video chat from the comfort of your own safe place. We can work together to meet your therapeutic needs.
(417) 409-2093 View (417) 409-2093
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Janice Mills
Counselor, NCC, LPC, CRAADC, CAMS-1, SQP-R
Verified
Troy, MO 63379
We all can feel trapped, paralyzed or stuck from time to time. Whether it's a relationship, school, career, adoption, challenges with trauma, depression, anxiety, or substance use, we can find ourselves repeating the same patterns. I work with individuals, families and groups to help them understand the patterns of their lives and how to move beyond the challenges. My focus is in building families and changing lives. I believe that the major factor in successful therapy is developing a relationship that feels comfortable and safe. Trust is essential and I emphasize the importance of openness and cooperation.
We all can feel trapped, paralyzed or stuck from time to time. Whether it's a relationship, school, career, adoption, challenges with trauma, depression, anxiety, or substance use, we can find ourselves repeating the same patterns. I work with individuals, families and groups to help them understand the patterns of their lives and how to move beyond the challenges. My focus is in building families and changing lives. I believe that the major factor in successful therapy is developing a relationship that feels comfortable and safe. Trust is essential and I emphasize the importance of openness and cooperation.
(636) 306-3871 View (636) 306-3871
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Family Therapy of the Ozarks
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CCDP-D, MSW
Verified
2 Endorsed
Springfield, MO 65804
I look forward to working with clients whose life path may have created difficulties for them that has led them not be the best of who they can be. Each individual's path may have been sprinkled with physical or emotional abuse, neglect, assault, grief and loss, domestic violence, marital or parental discord or a myriad of other situations. Sometimes these life paths create in my clients a feeling of hopeless and loss of self-worth, sometimes these path end with someone needing to determine a plan to leave an unsafe living situation. Sometimes these paths lead to turning to substances and illegal drugs to cope with the internal turmoil and pain. It is my privlege to work with clients to help them identify and bring forth the best of who they are and what they want for their life, their family and their future through their own individual strengths.
I look forward to working with clients whose life path may have created difficulties for them that has led them not be the best of who they can be. Each individual's path may have been sprinkled with physical or emotional abuse, neglect, assault, grief and loss, domestic violence, marital or parental discord or a myriad of other situations. Sometimes these life paths create in my clients a feeling of hopeless and loss of self-worth, sometimes these path end with someone needing to determine a plan to leave an unsafe living situation. Sometimes these paths lead to turning to substances and illegal drugs to cope with the internal turmoil and pain. It is my privlege to work with clients to help them identify and bring forth the best of who they are and what they want for their life, their family and their future through their own individual strengths.
(417) 497-3016 View (417) 497-3016
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Bethany Nunnelly
Licensed Professional Counselor
Verified
2 Endorsed
Columbia, MO 65203
Life is full of many ups, downs, and in-betweens. It is challenging and even devastating. If you are in a place in your life that is difficult, counseling can be helpful. A key part of counseling is the therapeutic relationship established between client and therapist. I will give you a safe space where you can come as you are, without judgement, to feel seen and heard. I believe in slowing down and looking at the emotions we hold. Our emotions are important in guiding us in life with our belief systems.
Life is full of many ups, downs, and in-betweens. It is challenging and even devastating. If you are in a place in your life that is difficult, counseling can be helpful. A key part of counseling is the therapeutic relationship established between client and therapist. I will give you a safe space where you can come as you are, without judgement, to feel seen and heard. I believe in slowing down and looking at the emotions we hold. Our emotions are important in guiding us in life with our belief systems.
(573) 415-8449 View (573) 415-8449
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Susan Anderson
Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified
Warrensburg, MO 64093  (Online Only)
Are you seeking help going through the hard times in life? Whether you are having relational/marital issues, have been a victim of domestic violence or abuse, struggle with anxiety or depression, or one of many other life issues there can be peace again. I have had more than 15 years experience in the mental health field and love to help clients find to tools to grow strong again. There is hope and you can feel normal again.
Are you seeking help going through the hard times in life? Whether you are having relational/marital issues, have been a victim of domestic violence or abuse, struggle with anxiety or depression, or one of many other life issues there can be peace again. I have had more than 15 years experience in the mental health field and love to help clients find to tools to grow strong again. There is hope and you can feel normal again.
(660) 227-4120 View (660) 227-4120

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Miller County, MO

< 10

Therapists in Miller County, MO who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
83% Life Coaching
83% Trauma and PTSD
83% Anger Management
83% Self Esteem
83% Marital and Premarital

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Medicaid
100% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
100% Cenpatico

How Therapists in Miller County, MO see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

80% Female
20% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Miller County?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.