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15 therapists in Missouri matching your needs

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Derrick Wright

(he/him)

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LCSW
5 years of experience
Challenging
Warm
Virtual
Hello, I am licensed in California, Illinois, and Missouri with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping teens, adults, couples, families, veterans, and military personnel with stress and anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of shame, blame, or judgment. You are encouraged to take the first step to seek a more fulfilling and happier life, it takes courage. I am here to support you in that process. Professional experience and additional areas of focus: Adoption and Foster Care, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Men's Issues, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Young Adult Issues Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Available tomorrow at 7:00 PM

Vanessa Albergo

(she/her)

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LCSW
18 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Vanessa and I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, New Hampshire and South Carolina. I am bilingual(English & Spanish) and can provide counseling in both languages. I am originally from New York and have made Florida my home. My clinical background in Mental Health began as an undergrad and continued through grad school, working for the public sector for the Department of Children & Families where I worked with children, then the elderly in skilled nursing facilities and with adolescents in group homes. I then went on to work as a Nurse Navigator and provided services that included counseling and advocacy for oncology patients at one of the largest cancer hospitals in South Florida. In addition to this, I have also worked with adults in inpatient rehab for substance abuse and court ordered treatment, and served outpatient clients in the LGBTQ community. My training is in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic, Solution Focused, and many others that include treatment planning; where my goal is to get my client back to a normal baseline that they are comfortable with and can function in their daily life. I am an open minded, kindhearted and empathetic individual, where my mantra is that I am here for YOU, my job is to assist you in anyway that I can, and help you manage life's daily stressors that may be recent or long-term. I work daily to remove the stigma that Mental Health has in our society, because the reality is, we all have good and bad days, some just need some assistance and guidance on how to manage it better. I believe we are all one step away from a mental health crisis, life is one big roller coaster of stress, worry, emotion that all revolve around something changing in our life that we were not prepared for and do not know how to adjust to it. So my job is to help you navigate all of that and achieve happiness, peace and overall well being.

Next available Monday, June 24

Jenifer Pittman

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LPC
17 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri and Illinois. I have experience working with children, adolescents and adults from diverse backgrounds and in a variety of settings. Life comes with many challenges and we often find ourselves overwhelmed by what has come our way. Together we can identify concerns and find ways to move through life challenges. Through exploring and learning ways to manage emotions, I feel there are opportunities for growth. I believe it is important to identify individual strengths and will guide you towards positive self worth. Whether you are looking for short-term or long-term counseling, I will work with you to achieve a greater self-fulfillment.

Available tomorrow at 5:30 PM

Jane Perkins, Christian/Biblical Counselor

Jane Perkins, Christian/Biblical Counselor profile image
LPC
25 years of experience
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
I provide counseling services for clients seeking professional therapy while recognizing that God has an important role in personal healing. I want it to be evident to my clients that I am a Christian therapist who understands the power and grace God desires for his children. My goal is to help my clients discover the secrets of scripture written plainly for our instruction. When answers are lifted off the pages of God's love letter, it is energizingly freeing! The Bible is enough. Although I have been trained at a Master's Level by a University program and pursued a clinical license through Illinois and Missouri, I have learned that the Bible is the ultimate source for counseling through the most challenging times. Allow me to assist you in discovering God's instruction on how to positively restructure patterns of cognitive distortions and encourage behavior change so that you can experience peace of mind and joy. I specialize in working with those who struggle with anxiety, panic, addictions, OCD, sadness & depression and those looking to find purpose in life. As a solution-focused therapist, I am goal-oriented and vow not to misuse my time to reach set goals. I provide Online / Virtual Christian Counseling for Illinois and Missouri Residences. “The Word of God is sufficiently useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right.” ~ 2 Tim. 3:16.

Available next Monday at 1:00 PM

Leslie Scott

(she/her)

Leslie Scott profile image
LCSW
25 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Navigating through the paths of life can be challenging. You don't have to journey them alone. My name is Leslie Scott aka the Esteem Counselor. I am here to support you along your journey with a clinical road map and conversation to make your journey easier to endure. I am a licensed clinical social worker with 25 plus years of experience specializing in Culturally Based Therapy, Christian Counseling, Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Loss, Life Transitions, Relationships, Family, Couples, Trauma, Veterans, Diversity, Inclusion, and Narcissistic Abuse. I work with a diversity of clients and would welcome the opportunity to support you as you navigate through this phase of your life's journey.

Next available Tuesday, July 2

Arkila Covington

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LMFT
8 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Authentic
Virtual
Hello there! I'm Arkila J. Covington, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) dedicated to helping individuals, couples, and groups grow personally and emotionally. With a diverse educational background and extensive experience, I've been fortunate to guide countless clients on their journeys, overcoming obstacles, achieving goals, and adopting practical behavior modifications that improve their personal and professional lives. From the St. Louis, MO Housing Projects, I learned ambition, tenacity, and determination. Despite facing adversity, I excelled academically and pursued higher education alongside my siblings. With dual master's degrees in Sociology/Criminal Justice and Counseling Psychology, plus a bachelor's degree in Psychology, my educational background enriches my skills in my practice. With roles such as Membership Marketing Manager and Wraparound Facilitator, I understand human behavior and societal dynamics. My strengths lie in developing emotional intelligence and anger management skills. I specialize in trauma and support parents in compassionate parenting. Your thoughts and emotions are safe with me; I create a non-judgmental space. My integrative approach draws from various methods to meet your needs. Building a solid therapeutic alliance is my priority. I thrive when working with individuals who are open to incorporating the Word of God as a tool to address mental health challenges. Together, we'll explore new techniques through assignments, role-play, and experimental therapy. Let's work together and empower you to overcome any hurdles and achieve the fulfilling life you deserve!

Available next Thursday at 3:00 PM

Susan Haerr, MA, LCPC, NCC

(she/her)

Susan Haerr, MA, LCPC, NCC profile image
LPC
9 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello! I am Susan. Are you feeling stuck in life and defined by past traumas or mistakes? Do you find these issues affecting your ability to establish quality relationships? Does anxiety or depression feel like a constant companion? It is my goal to meet each individual where they are at in life and learn their story so that we can address the core issues and not just treat the surface symptoms. I work from a strengths-based approach as we identify barriers to progress and create a path forward to overcome those barriers. I love to meet each new client and feel humbled to bear witness to their stories and their healing. Seeking therapy can feel so intimidating. It takes great courage to face the memories and issues you may have avoided up until now. When we meet, it will be your goals and values that guide treatment. I will allow you to set the pace so that the process feels tolerable. It is one of the greatest privileges of my life to walk with others through hard places. I utilize a variety of evidence-based treatments depending on your needs and preferences. Let healing start now.

Next available Monday, July 1

Dr. Melissa Hamilton

(she/her)

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LCSW
12 years of experience
Virtual
Thanks for stopping by I’m glad to see you are taking the steps to change your situation. I view myself as a change agent, I’m here to help you through the process. Almost all of us find areas in our lives in which we need guidance. I have been working to empower others for 18 years. In that time, I have worked in several settings including community mental health, inpatient psychiatric care, acute hospitals, and the public school system. My name is Melissa Hamilton, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have extensive experience working with adults, families, at-risk youth, and adolescents. I earned a Doctorate in Social Work and master’s degrees in both Social Work and Public Health. I hold clinical licensure in Missouri and Illinois. My approach to therapy is that it should be used as a tool to provide the knowledge, help, and support needed to understand problems and develop skills to cope with them. I use Cognitive Behavioral techniques to help clients develop insight and new skills. In addition, I am experienced with trauma-informed practice, including trauma-focused CBT, as well as using mindfulness techniques. I lean towards the use of evidence-based interventions from diverse models to fit the needs of the individual so treatment can be tailored to fit your individual needs. My counseling experience includes mental health and wellness, self-care practices, health and behavioral health advocacy, interpersonal/family conflict and wellness, healthy relationships, children and adolescents, depression, grief and loss, stress, anxiety, crisis management, and anger management. My specialties are working with people struggling with depression, anxiety, anger issues, personal crises, and family relationship issues. I actively work to help clients feel supported and empowered throughout the therapeutic process. I look forward to this journey with you!

Available next Tuesday at 3:00 PM

Nikki Ethridge

(she/her)

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LPC
7 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
With seven years of experience in community mental health and crisis intervention under my belt, I'm here to be your partner in healing and growth. Life can be a rollercoaster, from feeling disconnected to battling anxiety, coping with depression, or dealing with the aftermath of trauma. But here's the beautiful part – you're not alone in this. Together, we'll navigate through these challenges, finding ways to build resilience and rediscover your inner strength. Taking that first step towards healing is courageous, and I'm here to provide the empathy and support you need every step of the way.

Available next Monday at 4:00 PM

Traci Klasing

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LPC
20 years of experience
Virtual
I am an experienced licensed counselor with dual licensures in Missouri (LPC) and North Carolina (LCMHC). I am also a licensure supervisor for associate licensed counselors in NC. I am adept at teletherapy and love connecting with my clients virtually. I have taught counseling and psychology coursework for over 20 years and am knowledgeable on different therapeutic approaches to fit my client's needs.

Available next Monday at 6:00 PM

LaToya Walker

(she/her)

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LPC
15 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello! I’m a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) (LCPC) (LPC) (LCMHC) (LMHC) based in Arizona. I am licensed in various states. I received my Masters from Avila University in Kansas City and have been practicing for over a decade. I have adults struggling with life problems and aid them in regaining control over worry, panic, fear, or dread in order to become the best version of themselves.

Next available Friday, June 28

Tiffany Curry

(she/her)

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LPC
13 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
I think we can all agree that life can get messy and overwhelming. Whether it's relationships, career, health or all three at one time. I provide support for those looking to make a change. I believe you are the expert on your own complex experiences and would be honored to collaborate with you on the road forward. "Each of us has the right and responsibility to assess the roads which lie ahead and those over which we have traveled, and if the future road looms ominous or unpromising and the road back uninviting then we need to gather our resolve and carry only the necessary baggage into another direction"- Maya Angelou

Available next Monday at 10:00 PM

Aida M Girod

(she/her)

Aida M Girod profile image
LPC
15 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
I was born and raised in Puerto Rico and 20 years ago I moved to Florida where I currently reside. I graduated in 2005 from Florida International University with a Masters in Mental Health Counseling. At the present time, I hold 8 state licenses that allows me to to provide Tele-health counseling in other states besides Florida; Texas, South Carolina, Georgia, Arizona, Missouri, Utah and Michigan. I am also bilingual (English and Spanish) and I have more than 10 years of experience in the mental health and social services arena.

Next available Wednesday, July 10

Cora McElwain

(she/they)

Cora McElwain profile image
LCSW
5 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
We often have what we need within us to heal, but sometimes anxiety, depression, trauma, or internal conflict can get in our way from using that knowledge to make the progress that we want to feel. Have you been trying to wake up on time but depression gets in your way? Or, have you been wanting to start or complete projects but have been procrastinating? Therapy can help you cope with the stressful things in your life, so that you can move forward in how you want to.

Available next Tuesday at 9:00 PM

Amy Barnwell

(she/her)

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LPC
10 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello My name is Amy Barnwell, Everyone experiences transitions in life and at times need additional support in navigating the changes of life. Finally Me Counseling PLLC is a place where individuals are celebrated and encouraged to live happy and fulfilling lives- true to their authentic selves. Whether you are challenged with symptoms of anxiety, depression, or other concerns- there is hope and you can begin again. My approach is collaborative and I utilize experience and training from diverse environments to influence counseling modality and strategies emphasized in sessions to address the specific needs of my clients. Additional Training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Spiritual Issues, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trained, Moral Injury, Compassion Fatigue, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.

Available next Monday at 3:00 PM

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