Nina Petersen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
I enjoy working with all my clients, however, I have specific training working with troubled youth. The world is hard to navigate as adults and can be even harder as a young adult, teen, or adolescent. In my experience depression and anxiety are secondary to the trauma caused by unresolved issues. These issues affect both children and adults. This can often express in opposition to rules, defiance, self harming, alcohol and drug use. I can help. I understand what its like to feel misunderstood in a world filled with overwhelming decisions.
(660) 218-1332
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
I enjoy working with all my clients, however, I have specific training working with troubled youth. The world is hard to navigate as adults and can be even harder as a young adult, teen, or adolescent. In my experience depression and anxiety are secondary to the trauma caused by unresolved issues. These issues affect both children and adults. This can often express in opposition to rules, defiance, self harming, alcohol and drug use. I can help. I understand what its like to feel misunderstood in a world filled with overwhelming decisions.
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Angie Lewis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64064
Offers online therapy
Change is possible. I'm committed to helping you overcome barriers so that you may live a happier more fulfilling life. I have over 20 years of experience in the field of mental health and addiction. I believe in starting wherever you are in your life. We will develop your goals together and work as a team to get you to where you want to be in your life. I work with folks struggling with trauma, relationship issues, addictions, low self-esteem, depression, self-harming, anxiety and stress.
(816) 307-0932
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Lees Summit, MO 64064
Offers online therapy
Change is possible. I'm committed to helping you overcome barriers so that you may live a happier more fulfilling life. I have over 20 years of experience in the field of mental health and addiction. I believe in starting wherever you are in your life. We will develop your goals together and work as a team to get you to where you want to be in your life. I work with folks struggling with trauma, relationship issues, addictions, low self-esteem, depression, self-harming, anxiety and stress.
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Janie Kilmer
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
In addition to traditional "talk therapy", I employ cutting edge brain/body techniques including Brainspotting and EMDR.
Have you hit one of life's many mental, emotional or relational roadblocks? Are you feeling a bit travel weary? I have great news! Your brain has almost unlimited potential for self-correcting everything from negative and relentless thoughts, to deep seated, stubborn and unwanted emotions, to ingrained and undesirable behavior patterns. You have a built in awesome capacity for growth, change and healing. With your willingness joined together with my 20+years of experience, you have reason to hope. Change is possible.
(816) 974-6662 x2
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
In addition to traditional "talk therapy", I employ cutting edge brain/body techniques including Brainspotting and EMDR.
Have you hit one of life's many mental, emotional or relational roadblocks? Are you feeling a bit travel weary? I have great news! Your brain has almost unlimited potential for self-correcting everything from negative and relentless thoughts, to deep seated, stubborn and unwanted emotions, to ingrained and undesirable behavior patterns. You have a built in awesome capacity for growth, change and healing. With your willingness joined together with my 20+years of experience, you have reason to hope. Change is possible.
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Fred L Mayfield
Counselor, PhD, LCPC, LCMFT Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64082
Offers online therapy
I am grateful to have been a part of helping so many individuals, couples, and blending families resolve their issues over the past 35 years. While the experience has honed my therapy skills, each new person or relationship is unique and requires exploring solutions that fit their individual personality.
(913) 667-7149
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Lees Summit, MO 64082
Offers online therapy
I am grateful to have been a part of helping so many individuals, couples, and blending families resolve their issues over the past 35 years. While the experience has honed my therapy skills, each new person or relationship is unique and requires exploring solutions that fit their individual personality.
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Alicia Grindstaff
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, LCPC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
Coming to counseling is often not an easy decision to make, and I commend you for taking the first step and researching your options. In order for the process to be as beneficial as possible, it is important that you find someone that you can trust and open up to. Counseling often involves discussing tough topics and areas in your life that you are struggling with, so an empathetic and understanding counselor is important.
(816) 205-8782
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
Coming to counseling is often not an easy decision to make, and I commend you for taking the first step and researching your options. In order for the process to be as beneficial as possible, it is important that you find someone that you can trust and open up to. Counseling often involves discussing tough topics and areas in your life that you are struggling with, so an empathetic and understanding counselor is important.
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Middle Path Counseling - MO
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Office is near:
Lees Summit, MO 64065
Offers online therapy
:: BOOK ONLINE :: Currently seeing clients via Telehealth to ALL of Missouri and In-Person in Blue Springs, MO. As a DBT therapist I and our team are here to help provide life skills and help you improve on yourself and grown healthy relationships, without judgement. We work with what is already working and build from there.
(479) 888-6092
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Office is near:
Lees Summit, MO 64065
Offers online therapy
:: BOOK ONLINE :: Currently seeing clients via Telehealth to ALL of Missouri and In-Person in Blue Springs, MO. As a DBT therapist I and our team are here to help provide life skills and help you improve on yourself and grown healthy relationships, without judgement. We work with what is already working and build from there.
Emily Duggan
MA, MS, PLPC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
Are you stuck? Something in life not all what you hoped it would be? Good for you for not letting more time go by without seeking help and making a change. Therapy can be an incredible resource to discover and navigate the “why’s” underneath our obstructive thoughts, confusing behaviors and disconnected relationships. It can also provide space for healing as we learn how to become more deeply rooted in who we are and how we want to show up for the life we’ve been given.
(833) 316-0505
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
Are you stuck? Something in life not all what you hoped it would be? Good for you for not letting more time go by without seeking help and making a change. Therapy can be an incredible resource to discover and navigate the “why’s” underneath our obstructive thoughts, confusing behaviors and disconnected relationships. It can also provide space for healing as we learn how to become more deeply rooted in who we are and how we want to show up for the life we’ve been given.
Jonathan Kindler
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
People get stuck. We can work together to help you find your way. We will first start with stabilizing presenting concerns then team together to resolve underlying issues. Through our collaboration we will build resilience and capacity to respond to life. Let's figure this out.
(816) 479-2997
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
People get stuck. We can work together to help you find your way. We will first start with stabilizing presenting concerns then team together to resolve underlying issues. Through our collaboration we will build resilience and capacity to respond to life. Let's figure this out.
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Erin Bell
MA, S-MFT Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
I see a variety of clients in a variety of situations and complexities, and I view the space you share with me an honor and privilege. It’s a big step in committing to change, personal growth and investing in yourself and I am committed to walking alongside of you every step of the way!
(816) 209-1522
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
I see a variety of clients in a variety of situations and complexities, and I view the space you share with me an honor and privilege. It’s a big step in committing to change, personal growth and investing in yourself and I am committed to walking alongside of you every step of the way!
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Joleen Halloran
Counselor, MS, PLPC, NCC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64086
Offers online therapy
I love being horribly straightforward with my clients. Coming to therapy can be uncomfortable, but the pay-offs are often life-changing. My passion is to help clients experience healing, balance, peace, and empowerment using holistic and integrative psychotherapy. Realizing that everyone’s mental health needs are unique, I specialize in providing tailored treatment plans that incorporate the latest evidence-based treatment methods with your specific objectives in seeking counseling.
(833) 611-0325
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Lees Summit, MO 64086
Offers online therapy
I love being horribly straightforward with my clients. Coming to therapy can be uncomfortable, but the pay-offs are often life-changing. My passion is to help clients experience healing, balance, peace, and empowerment using holistic and integrative psychotherapy. Realizing that everyone’s mental health needs are unique, I specialize in providing tailored treatment plans that incorporate the latest evidence-based treatment methods with your specific objectives in seeking counseling.
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Kaitlyn Sampson
MS, PLPC, CPT Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
Life is hard and you just need someone you can turn to during your time of stress. You may feel overwhelmed and alone, or experiencing anxiety or depressive symptoms. You may simply want someone to hear you, connect with you, believe in you and support you while you explore your true self to find balance and peace. As a parent, you may be concerned about what your child or teen is going through, and need additional support to help your child behave better and feel better. Kaitlyn is passionate about helping you discover your healing in the midst of the struggle, while being heard and supported.
(816) 209-1405 x36
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
Life is hard and you just need someone you can turn to during your time of stress. You may feel overwhelmed and alone, or experiencing anxiety or depressive symptoms. You may simply want someone to hear you, connect with you, believe in you and support you while you explore your true self to find balance and peace. As a parent, you may be concerned about what your child or teen is going through, and need additional support to help your child behave better and feel better. Kaitlyn is passionate about helping you discover your healing in the midst of the struggle, while being heard and supported.
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Sarah Evelyn West-Effland
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, CCGC, LSCSW Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64086
Offers online therapy
I believe that everyone has the potential to grow and learn. Friends and family are great support at times, but sometimes people can benefit from more. I often tell people therapy is a little bit like having a coach. It is someone to set goals with, someone to hold you accountable, someone to cheer you on and help you navigate the road map of life. It is my goal to help you get on the track that is best suited for you and your family, and come up with a plan to help you stay the course!
(816) 298-0430
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Lees Summit, MO 64086
Offers online therapy
I believe that everyone has the potential to grow and learn. Friends and family are great support at times, but sometimes people can benefit from more. I often tell people therapy is a little bit like having a coach. It is someone to set goals with, someone to hold you accountable, someone to cheer you on and help you navigate the road map of life. It is my goal to help you get on the track that is best suited for you and your family, and come up with a plan to help you stay the course!
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Bobbi Burg
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
I would love the opportunity to help you along your journey! I believe in building strong therapeutic relationships and in meeting people where they are in life with empathy and respect.
(816) 354-1572
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
I would love the opportunity to help you along your journey! I believe in building strong therapeutic relationships and in meeting people where they are in life with empathy and respect.
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Jeremy Lotz
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
I'm an Individual, Couples, & Family Therapist who's been practicing since 2005. My background includes 12 years (2005-2017) working full-time in long-term teen residential programs as a therapist & Training Director before I opened a private practice in 2017. While experienced & able to treat a broad scope of challenges, I don't pretend I specialize in everything. Specializing only in: 1) Teenagers, 2) Parenting & 3) Christian counseling. I have 20+ years of student ministry & ministry leadership experience. My career in residential care has trained me to treat the toughest challenges teenagers and families can face.
(816) 281-1497
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
I'm an Individual, Couples, & Family Therapist who's been practicing since 2005. My background includes 12 years (2005-2017) working full-time in long-term teen residential programs as a therapist & Training Director before I opened a private practice in 2017. While experienced & able to treat a broad scope of challenges, I don't pretend I specialize in everything. Specializing only in: 1) Teenagers, 2) Parenting & 3) Christian counseling. I have 20+ years of student ministry & ministry leadership experience. My career in residential care has trained me to treat the toughest challenges teenagers and families can face.
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Mallorie Shepard
BS Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
“They overcame everything that was meant to destroy them.” You or your child might be suffering from symptoms of depression, anxiety, grief, PTSD, or relational issues. With a will to get better and a person to support you through it, you too can overcome the things you thought were once meant to destroy you. I offer 50 minute sessions for $30 where together we will learn and grow in a non-judgmental, safe space that ultimately brings healing and wholeness
(816) 209-1178
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
“They overcame everything that was meant to destroy them.” You or your child might be suffering from symptoms of depression, anxiety, grief, PTSD, or relational issues. With a will to get better and a person to support you through it, you too can overcome the things you thought were once meant to destroy you. I offer 50 minute sessions for $30 where together we will learn and grow in a non-judgmental, safe space that ultimately brings healing and wholeness
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Embark Counseling Services, LLC
Counselor, LPC, LCPC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
We are here to help! We are a group of professionals who approach therapy with compassion and understanding, providing a partnership with you in a safe, caring and supportive place to explore life's difficulties, and learn how to balance any challenge, and improve your relationships. We use an individualized, integrated approach to therapy, promoting wellness in all areas of your life: physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual. We work with children, teens, young adults, millennials, families, couples and partners.
(913) 353-3769
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
We are here to help! We are a group of professionals who approach therapy with compassion and understanding, providing a partnership with you in a safe, caring and supportive place to explore life's difficulties, and learn how to balance any challenge, and improve your relationships. We use an individualized, integrated approach to therapy, promoting wellness in all areas of your life: physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual. We work with children, teens, young adults, millennials, families, couples and partners.
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Natalie Grady
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, RPT Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
Natalie serves a wide demographic of individuals. She works closely with the LGBTQ+ community as well as children, teens, families, and adults who are actively struggling with trauma reminders and responses. Natalie is compassionate, patient, and empathetic when it comes to all areas and walks of life and is here to assist you during life's transitions, changes, and challenges.
(816) 227-6503
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
Natalie serves a wide demographic of individuals. She works closely with the LGBTQ+ community as well as children, teens, families, and adults who are actively struggling with trauma reminders and responses. Natalie is compassionate, patient, and empathetic when it comes to all areas and walks of life and is here to assist you during life's transitions, changes, and challenges.
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Rochelle Pruett
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
I believe relationships are central to life. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I assist individuals and couples in developing intimate relationships, and in living a richer, fuller life. I work with adolescents, young adults, newly married and experienced adults. I am well prepared to help you gain a deeper understanding of yourself and make the changes you are seeking.
(816) 298-9420
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
I believe relationships are central to life. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I assist individuals and couples in developing intimate relationships, and in living a richer, fuller life. I work with adolescents, young adults, newly married and experienced adults. I am well prepared to help you gain a deeper understanding of yourself and make the changes you are seeking.
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Headstrong Counseling
Psychologist, PhD, LC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64086
Men’s Counseling. Sports Psychology. Personality Testing. My approach to therapy is down-to-earth. We'll talk about your life, your history, and your goals for the future. If you're having a hard time managing stress, anxiety, depression, or other concerns, we'll talk about that too. I know a few things that may help. If you're still not sure if this is right for you, use this link to schedule a free 15 minute phone consultation: https://headstrong.clientsecure.me/
(816) 290-6260
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Lees Summit, MO 64086
Men’s Counseling. Sports Psychology. Personality Testing. My approach to therapy is down-to-earth. We'll talk about your life, your history, and your goals for the future. If you're having a hard time managing stress, anxiety, depression, or other concerns, we'll talk about that too. I know a few things that may help. If you're still not sure if this is right for you, use this link to schedule a free 15 minute phone consultation: https://headstrong.clientsecure.me/
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Amy Lynn Hanson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ACHT, RPT Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64081
Love and nurturing are the cornerstones of my practice. From my youngest clients to my oldest, I believe that a positive connection in a safe and non-judgmental atmosphere encourages and empowers the children, families and adults I work with to heal and grow from the inside out! My focus for the past 10 years of my career has been on supporting children, families and individuals to reconnect with each other and themselves in a way that enhances their sense of peace, joy and fulfillment.
(816) 253-8338
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Lees Summit, MO 64081
Love and nurturing are the cornerstones of my practice. From my youngest clients to my oldest, I believe that a positive connection in a safe and non-judgmental atmosphere encourages and empowers the children, families and adults I work with to heal and grow from the inside out! My focus for the past 10 years of my career has been on supporting children, families and individuals to reconnect with each other and themselves in a way that enhances their sense of peace, joy and fulfillment.

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Self-Harming Therapists
Self-harm (SH) or deliberate self-harm (DSH) is the deliberate infliction of damage to your own body. It includes cutting, burning, scratching, banging or hitting yourself, interfering with wound healing, and the ingestion of toxic substances or objects. While self injury (SI) can look like suicide, it's not; most people who mutilate themselves do it as a way to regulate mood. People who hurt themselves in this way may be motivated by a need to distract themselves from inner turmoil, or to quickly release anxiety that builds due to an inability to express intense emotions.

If you're looking for help with self-harming in Lees Summit or for someone who self harms, or cuts themselves, or bangs or hits themselves, these Lees Summit therapists provide counseling for self harming in Lees Summit. They include therapists, who understand self harming in Lees Summit, psychologists and counselors. They can provide self harming counseling in Lees Summit or treatment for self harming.