Megan Deaver
MS, PLPC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
I have training to work with children, adolescents, and adults with a wide range of concerns including stress, anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, self-esteem, and relationship problems.
Life gets tough sometimes and everyone needs a little help. Sometimes that help comes from friends or family, but other times that help can come from a professional. Reaching out to a counselor is tough but frequently can be the first step towards improvement in life. It is important to find a counselor with whom you feel comfortable enough to do the tough work and talk about the hard issues. I enjoy learning whether that is from formal training and classwork or from the people I work with. I consider therapy a collaborative experience where we learn from each other.
(816) 396-8195
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
I have training to work with children, adolescents, and adults with a wide range of concerns including stress, anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, self-esteem, and relationship problems.
Life gets tough sometimes and everyone needs a little help. Sometimes that help comes from friends or family, but other times that help can come from a professional. Reaching out to a counselor is tough but frequently can be the first step towards improvement in life. It is important to find a counselor with whom you feel comfortable enough to do the tough work and talk about the hard issues. I enjoy learning whether that is from formal training and classwork or from the people I work with. I consider therapy a collaborative experience where we learn from each other.
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Kimberly J Bell
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
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 there, and I know finding that connection with a therapist is the most important determinate that leads to a positive treatment outcome. I work with couples who struggle with a variety of issues, including infidelity. I also work with individuals who struggle with issues related to trauma/PTSD. Investing in yourself and your relationships will be the most important investment in your lifetime.
(816) 290-6258
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
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 there, and I know finding that connection with a therapist is the most important determinate that leads to a positive treatment outcome. I work with couples who struggle with a variety of issues, including infidelity. I also work with individuals who struggle with issues related to trauma/PTSD. Investing in yourself and your relationships will be the most important investment in your lifetime.
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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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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.
Hope Gosse
MS, PLPC, NCC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64081
Offers online therapy
It’s important to me that you have a safe space to share your thoughts, your feelings, and your life experiences. I work with adolescents (age 11+) and adults. I want to help you or your child navigate daily life, manage emotions and relationships, process your experiences and meet your goals for change. Coming to counseling can be hard work so I use compassion, humor, and warmth to help clients feel comfortable. I serve clients of all racial, ethnic and religion backgrounds. I am an LGBTQ+ ally and work to help families process and understand sexual orientation and gender identity. *Now accepting new clients at a new location*
(816) 323-3948
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Lees Summit, MO 64081
Offers online therapy
It’s important to me that you have a safe space to share your thoughts, your feelings, and your life experiences. I work with adolescents (age 11+) and adults. I want to help you or your child navigate daily life, manage emotions and relationships, process your experiences and meet your goals for change. Coming to counseling can be hard work so I use compassion, humor, and warmth to help clients feel comfortable. I serve clients of all racial, ethnic and religion backgrounds. I am an LGBTQ+ ally and work to help families process and understand sexual orientation and gender identity. *Now accepting new clients at a new location*
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Madeline Jane Cramer
Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64064
Offers online therapy
I want to help clients get relief and know that they are not alone. Whether that relief is from anxiety, depression, self-esteem, or from relationship issues, we can work together. You might be surprised at how your strengths start to show! I can give you invaluable information and skills that can positively impact your daily life. I care deeply for my clients and restore hope. Together, we overcome your unique struggles to reveal a new life outlook. With your specific concerns, I can show you relief and ways to not have them continuously interfere in your life.
(816) 625-5977
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Lees Summit, MO 64064
Offers online therapy
I want to help clients get relief and know that they are not alone. Whether that relief is from anxiety, depression, self-esteem, or from relationship issues, we can work together. You might be surprised at how your strengths start to show! I can give you invaluable information and skills that can positively impact your daily life. I care deeply for my clients and restore hope. Together, we overcome your unique struggles to reveal a new life outlook. With your specific concerns, I can show you relief and ways to not have them continuously interfere in your life.
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Emma Kirk
MS, PLPC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64086
Offers online therapy
Are you looking for a fun, caring, effective counselor your child or family? I focus on working with children and teens 10+. I can help navigate through sadness, depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, self harm, and other issues. I am also trained in the Gottman method to provide couples counseling.
(816) 239-3954 x1
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Lees Summit, MO 64086
Offers online therapy
Are you looking for a fun, caring, effective counselor your child or family? I focus on working with children and teens 10+. I can help navigate through sadness, depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, self harm, and other issues. I am also trained in the Gottman method to provide couples 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
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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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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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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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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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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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Janie Kilmer
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
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
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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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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Leah Jones
MS, PLPC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64086
Offers online therapy
Are you looking for someone that specializes in working with adolescent and teen girls, as well as women? I specialize in working with girls and women struggling with depression, anxiety, relational issues, school / academic issues, and marital concerns.
(816) 239-3413 x1
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Lees Summit, MO 64086
Offers online therapy
Are you looking for someone that specializes in working with adolescent and teen girls, as well as women? I specialize in working with girls and women struggling with depression, anxiety, relational issues, school / academic issues, and marital concerns.
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Whitney Davison
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64081
I work with adults and teens age 14+ on problems ranging from getting over a breakup to overcoming a lifetime of trauma. I use humor and compassion alongside technique and knowledge to help clients calm their thoughts, develop meaningful connections with others, and resolve even long-standing problems. I use concepts from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), solution-focused therapy, and psychodynamic techniques to identify and challenge damaging thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors, ultimately helping clients create a story of themselves that is authentic and empowering.
(816) 317-0713
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Lees Summit, MO 64081
I work with adults and teens age 14+ on problems ranging from getting over a breakup to overcoming a lifetime of trauma. I use humor and compassion alongside technique and knowledge to help clients calm their thoughts, develop meaningful connections with others, and resolve even long-standing problems. I use concepts from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), solution-focused therapy, and psychodynamic techniques to identify and challenge damaging thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors, ultimately helping clients create a story of themselves that is authentic and empowering.
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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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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.
Patrick P Pruitt
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LSCSW, CADC, MAC, CRADC Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64081
Offers online therapy
I have gravitated toward working with people who have experienced trauma, anxiety and depressive issues. I provide a judgment-free, supportive setting and aid the client in identifying their own inner strengths to help them find solutions to whatever difficulties they are experiencing. People want to feel safe and valued and I believe I can help with this. I believe people want quality services at a reasonable price. I can provide this as well.
(816) 282-2117
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Lees Summit, MO 64081
Offers online therapy
I have gravitated toward working with people who have experienced trauma, anxiety and depressive issues. I provide a judgment-free, supportive setting and aid the client in identifying their own inner strengths to help them find solutions to whatever difficulties they are experiencing. People want to feel safe and valued and I believe I can help with this. I believe people want quality services at a reasonable price. I can provide this as well.
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Cheryl Graves
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LSCSW, CCATP Verified
Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
I'm here for you, to listen and help work through life's issues to your goals, happiness and best functioning. Individuals, couples, families, teens, aging, fertility, transgender, LGBTQI+, grief, loss, anxiety, phase of life, addiction, behavioral, medical, chronic, more. I offer support, and compassion, in a solution focused, strengths based, informed and confidential environment, custom designed to meet your therapeutic needs. I offer Hypnotherapy, am CISM-CISD certified, a therapist's therapist (I like to work with therapists who want to do their own work). Interactive, Cognitive Behavioral, Generalist. Let's talk.
(816) 312-5992
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Lees Summit, MO 64063
Offers online therapy
I'm here for you, to listen and help work through life's issues to your goals, happiness and best functioning. Individuals, couples, families, teens, aging, fertility, transgender, LGBTQI+, grief, loss, anxiety, phase of life, addiction, behavioral, medical, chronic, more. I offer support, and compassion, in a solution focused, strengths based, informed and confidential environment, custom designed to meet your therapeutic needs. I offer Hypnotherapy, am CISM-CISD certified, a therapist's therapist (I like to work with therapists who want to do their own work). Interactive, Cognitive Behavioral, Generalist. Let's talk.

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Suicidal Ideation Therapists
If you have suicidal thoughts and you're in Lees Summit, please call a Lees Summit 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 Lees Summit 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.