I am licensed in Missouri and Florida with 25 years of professional counseling experience. My speciality areas and strong experiences are in helping clients with stress, anxiety, depression, and trauma. I also work with clients to eliminate family conflicts, parenting issues, and improve their social skills and personal relationships. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Our counseling sessions will use Mindfulness, CBT, and Solutions Focused Therapies as we work through tough issues you may be dealing with. Engaging in therapy is the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life and it takes courage and commitment. If you are reading this, I believe you're ready to take those steps needed to take your life back. I am always here to support you in that process.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Eating disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Emptiness, Family Problems, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
MO LPC 2005012736
Dr Baylard Eidson is fantastic and very validating.
Written on Aug 22, 2023 after therapy with Carrie for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
From our first session, Dr. Carrie knew my feelings and helped me through my thoughts. She gave me ways to think positive. Everything she suggested worked.
Written on Aug 08, 2023 after therapy with Carrie for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Dr. Bay lard is a caring professional, and is the whole reason I’m continuing therapy.
Written on Feb 22, 2023 after therapy with Carrie for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and coping with life changes
She knows what she is doing! That is for sure!
Written on Feb 16, 2023 after therapy with Carrie for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, career difficulties, and coaching
She is spot-on. She is supportive, attentive and funny. I am so glad she is my mentor. I feel I have a friend out there who has the ability to get me where I need to be.
Written on Feb 15, 2023 after therapy with Carrie for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and coping with life changes
It's not easy to find a therapist you can trust; and for those of us in high-profile positions in the community - finding a therapist is a daunting task! I love Better Help online options for that reason alone; but I'm also very happy with Dr. Carrie.
Written on Feb 13, 2023 after therapy with Carrie for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, coping with life changes, and coaching