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10 UnitedHealthcare Life Insurance therapists in Kansas

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Renee Tong

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LSCSW
15 years of experience
Open-minded
Holistic
Virtual
Renee Tong, LCSW, LISW is a highly skilled and compassionate clinical therapist dedicated to providing exceptional mental health care and support to adults over age 18, and seniors and is LGBTQ-friendly. Her private practice began in 2007. With a wealth of experience and a profound understanding of human behavior, Renee is committed to helping her clients navigate life's challenges and achieve personal growth. Renee earned her Master's degree in Social Work from Barry University, Florida, equipping her with a solid foundation in evidence-based therapeutic techniques and theories. She went on to obtain her clinical licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), demonstrating her commitment to professional excellence and ethical practice. She is currently licensed in the following states: Florida, Arizona, Virginia, Massachusetts, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington, Oregon, Ohio, and Kansas. Throughout her career, Renee has successfully assisted clients from diverse backgrounds and with a wide range of mental health concerns. Her expertise spans various areas, including life transitions, anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, grief and loss, self-esteem struggles, Stress and worry, Caregiver stress, PTSD, Trauma, ACOA (Adult Child of Alcoholic or Drug Addict), addictions, Relapse Prevention, Dual Diagnosis, Grief, Shame and Guilt, Abandonment issues, Betrayal, Codependency, Toxic Relationships, Postpartum Depression, and Infertility-informed. By employing a holistic and client-centered approach, Renee fosters a safe and non-judgmental space for individuals to explore their emotions, thoughts, and experiences. Renee's therapeutic style combines empathy, active listening, and collaboration, ensuring that each client's unique needs and goals are addressed effectively. She employs evidence-based interventions such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness techniques, solution-focused therapy to promote personal insight, resilience, inner child wound work, narrative therapy, attachment style theory method along with client center humanistic approach towards positive change.

Next available: Dec 4

Mary Beth McDermott

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LSCSW
17 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I’m Mary Beth. First, I want to thank you for reviewing my profile. I know that reaching out for help is not easy, but you have made the first step to start bettering yourself! Are you feeling like something is wrong and no one to talk to about it or afraid to share with your loved ones out of fear of judgment or shame? Overwhelmed and feeling your life is off and out of balance? Grieving a loss? Marital and or relationship struggles? Low mood and no interest in activities you used to enjoy? Feeling like you are existing and not living the life you truly want? Are you relying on unhealthy ways to cope with life? Putting yourself first is so important because if you are taking care of yourself, everything around you will fall into place. Whatever you are dealing with, I am here to help you. With my sincere, compassionate, personable, down to earth, and non-judgmental approach, I strive to provide you with a comfortable and safe place to share what you are going through. Together we can work on improving your quality of life and work through the things that you have been dealing with on your own. I am looking forward to working with you!

Next available: Dec 7

Adrienne Taylor, LCSW, LSCSW

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Adrienne Taylor, LCSW, LSCSW  profile image
LSCSW
22 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, I'm Adrienne. Are you struggling with sadness, low motivation and anxiousness? Do you feel pulled in a million directions, and feel unable to fit it all in? I empower high performers to overcome the burden of anxiety, low motivation and burnout. I use a mix of evidence-based therapy models to get to the root of your struggles. Together, we can identify what's not working and get you back in balance. Whether you are dealing with overwhelm or the cycles of anxiety and depression. I am here to help. Seeking therapy can be scary but you are making the right choice. You deserve a safe place to heal and grow. In our sessions, I'll meet you with compassion and create a space free from judgment so you can overcome the hangups and habits that are holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: Dec 11

Samantha Boatwright

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LSCSW
9 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Sam. Do you feel weighed down by feelings of anxiety? Do you feel pulled in a million directions? Are you struggling to cope with anxiety or depression? I can help you navigate these feelings and find a path forward. I help people of all ages manage anxiety and depression. Together, we can identify what's not working and find a path to keep you moving forward. We'll use a strengths based approach, to improve your quality of life and instill a sense of purpose and happiness. We'll challenge the negative thoughts and beliefs you hold about yourself to help you form a new relationship with yourself and recognize your worth. Whether you're dealing with parenting challenges, major life transitions, or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. Seeking therapy can feel scary but you're taking that first step forward. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can identify and overcome what's holding you back. Let's find this path together! Believe you can and you're half way there.-Theodore Roosevelt Licensed: FL, GA, KS, ID, AL, MN, PA, NY

Next available: Dec 4

Kea Roper, LSCSW, LCSW, MRT, MSoYW Facilitator

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LSCSW
14 years of experience
Virtual
Confidential talk without judgement. Hi, I’m Shakea “Kea” Roper. I’m a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW). Do you need someone to talk to that will be understanding, compassionate, and encouraging? If so, you have reached the right therapist. I’m a single mother from the inner city. I’ve been through many struggles. From parenting, to family, to work, and just life. I’ve learned you can always work on yourself to help break cycles/patterns that once held you back. I value honesty and keeping it real. When there is free time, I like to sleep, spend time with family, board games, and of course diamond painting/other crafts. I often work with clients to address anxiety, depression, racing undesirable thoughts, and handling day to day life. My counseling style is active, honest, and straight-forward. Many of my clients have said "Kea is a great listener who isn't afraid to challenge my thoughts." I take the time to care. For me, it's an honor to work together to make progress! One of my favorite quotes is “everything seems impossible until it's done” by Nelson Mandela because I know everyone can push past the uncomfortableness of change to accomplish their goals. I have over 14 years of experience focusing on mood disorders and any symptoms that affect daily life. I can work with clients from the following states: Kansas, Missouri, Utah, North Dakota, and Pennsylvania. I spent my last college years at the University of Missouri – Columbia (MIZZOU) earning a master’s degree in social work (c/o/2009). In my sessions, I focus on using evidence-based techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (thinking processes), Strengths Based, Brief Therapy, Problem Solving, DBT (mindfulness), Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), and Solution Focused to help clients improve all areas of their life. I am a facilitator of Making Sense of Your Worth (MSoYW). I have worked in various fields of social work such as: working with survivors of abuse, half-way houses, reunification of children with their families, youth homes, and psychiatric hospitals.

Next available: Dec 7

Peggy DeCarlis

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LSCSW
25 years of experience
Virtual
I am an experienced therapist, licensed in Maryland, Missouri, Ohio, and Kansas. I will be your partner and tailor our sessions and plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I practice a type of therapy that aims to help clients accept what is out of their control, and commit instead to actions that enrich their lives. Our goal is to help you create a rich and meaningful life. I have specialized experience in several areas including depression, anxiety, stress, grief and loss, relationship, and career/workplace issues. I am also successful in working with individuals who are struggling with behavioral contributors to insomnia, chronic pain, diabetes, and other chronic medical conditions. More importantly, however, I know that whatever the intervention, the real change comes from you and strengths that you may not be currently aware of. I have a master’s degree from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University. I have been described as supportive, direct, caring, and compassionate, with a good sense of humor. I like to focus on identifying your strengths and helping you maximize them.

Next available: Dec 4

Laurie Sansom

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LCPC
12 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor for the state of Missouri, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor for the State of Kansas, a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Minnesota, and a Professional Counselor of Mental Health for the State of Delaware. I am a National Certified Counselor with the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. I have been working with clients in outpatient settings since 2011. Typical concerns that I have experience with are anxiety and/or mild depression, relationship issues, supporting people through separation and divorce, grief and loss, parenting, stress management, PTSD, and support for faith/spiritual life. I find Cognitive Behavioral Therapy quite useful and effective, so I tend to use that whenever it seems fitting. I do my best to make sure that I ascertain what approach works best with each client. I want to be flexible and sensitive to your needs and personality. I believe that if you feel safe with me and that you can trust me, that's the most important aspect of working together. I look forward to working with you!

Next available: Dec 4

Stephanie Duran

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LCPC
15 years of experience
Virtual
Do you need more than just a friend to talk to? Wondering if counseling may be the answer? Telling yourself you should be over it by now? Worrying that you'll always feel this way? I will listen to you, encourage you and focus on teaching you rational self-counseling skills. I want to learn what you want out of life and help you achieve your goals. I believe it is important to have a genuine, open, trusting relationship with my clients. With an integrative approach of cognitive behavioral, solution-focused and reality therapies, I will help you express your feelings, thoughts, and concerns; and gain insight and awareness into what you need to succeed. I specialize in crisis stabilization, substance use treatment, and have extensive experience working with patients in a forensic setting, who suffer with chronic mental illness; including suicidal ideations, depression, anxiety, mania, and psychosis. I offer sessions in English and Spanish. Necesita hablar con alguien mas que un amigo/a? No sabe si consejería es la solución para usted? Yo lo voy a escuchar y enseñar a centrarse en aprender las claves para ayudarse a sí mismo. Yo creo que es importante tener una relación honesta y abierta con mis clientes. Usando terapias como CBT, enfocado en soluciones, y en el presente, yo le puedo ayudar expresar sus emociones, pensamientos, y preocupaciones. También lo ayudare en poder reconocer lo que usted necesita para superarse. Yo soy especializada en la estabilización de crisis, uso de drogas y alcohol, y tango mucha experiencia trabajando con pacientes in que se ven en problemas con la ley que están sufriendo de síntomas de problemas psiquiátricos incluyendo pensamientos de hacerse daño o quitarse la vida, depresion, ansiedad, maniatico, y psicosis. Yo puedo completar su cita en Espanol o Ingles.

Next available: Dec 5

Stormy Malone

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LCPC
6 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I am Stormy I can help you feel empowered to reach your goals, make changes that you want in your life, recover from trauma, anxiety, and depression, and manage life stress. I use a person-centered approach, which focuses on you as a whole person and the individual needs that you have. I have been working in community mental health for almost 10 years. I have a Ph.D. in community psychology and am a licensed counselor. I have been practicing counseling since 2016, and I have provided virtual counseling since 2019. I have experience working with adults, children, adolescents, and couples. Beginning therapy can be overwhelming and scary. I will be here to work with you through those feelings and provide you with an environment that is safe and compassionate.

Next available: Dec 5

Amy Bichsel Pacheco Piña

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LSCSW
15 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Intelligent
Virtual
Welcome! I'm Amy. I wonder if you ever feel like you are in a thunderstorm with no shelter in sight? Or your worries are so heavy that they spill into your dreams? To be human is to struggle. Maybe you have been struggling for a long time or maybe just a short while. No matter what storm you are weathering, I am here to walk beside you and help you find shelter. My specialties include the treatment of anxiety, grief/loss and self worth. Difficulties in life are usually more complex than just falling into one category or another; but know that you are seen. Together, we can find a healing approach that works best for you. There is no judgement here. Only unwavering support and tools to help get you feeling better.

Next available: Dec 4

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