I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri . I currently practice at an equine-assisted therapy facility where I provide both in office talk therapy and experiential based therapies utilizing horses. I have worked with a wide range of clients from young children to adults with varying concerns such as; anxiety, depression, PTSD, relational concerns, trauma, ADHD,OCD, and issues related to cognitive, developmental, and physical disabilities.
I take a client-centered approach to counseling, assisting clients to utilize their skills to find the best path forward to meet their needs. I am a Trauma-informed therapist who has utilized modalities such as; CBT, Mindfulness-based therapies, Person-centered therapy, Breath and Body work, and Narrative therapy, among others.
I provide a safe, accepting environment where clients can explore their concerns without judgment. Feeling connected and comfortable with a therapist is a very important aspect of successful therapy.
I look forward to working with you!
Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Grief, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Co-morbidity, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dissociation, Hearing Impaired, Impulsivity, Intellectual Disability, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Trichotillomania, Visually Impaired, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MO LPC 2018045624
I love Amy as my therapist so much!
Written on Sep 01, 2023 after therapy with Amy for 1 year and 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Kind, non-pushy, gently nudges toward informed decisions.
Written on Aug 12, 2023 after therapy with Amy for 1 year and 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues
Amy is such a kind soul. We began meeting during a period of uncertainty in my life. Our sessions together helped me feel grounded week to week and I am thankful for it he guidance she provided me. I feel like I have a better understanding of who I am and how to navigate the relationships in my life.
Written on Mar 10, 2023 after therapy with Amy for 1 year on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd
Easy to talk to
Written on Mar 01, 2023 after therapy with Amy for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, parenting issues, anger management, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Amy has been very professional at each of our sessions. She listens to me and clearly communicates her responses. She provided me with worksheets to help me work through some communication skills. I have enjoyed meeting each week and look forward to future visits.
Written on Jan 19, 2023 after therapy with Amy for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, and anger management
Amy is very attentive and is easy to talk to.
She makes me feel absolutely comfortable throughout the entire session.
Written on Oct 14, 2022 after therapy with Amy for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and coping with life changes