Charity Clavey

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About Me

Charity is duly licensed in the state of Missouri and Kansas as a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor (LCAC). She is EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy) trained, trained in Trauma Informed Care, CBT trained, and thoroughly trained in Motivational Interviewing/Person Centered approaches to ensure that her clients are able to make progress with issues that are important to and for them. Charity uses modern approaches to help individuals achieve goals and make personal improvements in their lives. Before entering private practice, Charity worked in critical home health, a private MAT setting, and at a co-occurring state funded agency providing clinical supervision, individual and family therapy, and group therapy. Prior to her experience in the field, she also was a special education teacher working with children grade levels ranging from Pre-K through 12. Charity's favorite self-care activities include traveling, practicing mindfulness, exercising, reading, attending live music performances, and spending time with her infant son, significant other/friends/family, and her two dogs Cosita and Bella.

Specialties: Behavioral Health & Substance Use Disorder, EMDR Trained, CBT trained, co-occurring disorders, trauma focused, PTSD, stress management, grief issues, anxiety, depression, mood and personality disorders, child and adolescent issues, family/marital/and parenting concerns
Population Focus: children and adolescents, adults, couples and families, LGBTQIA population


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Grief
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
LGBT , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 8

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LCSW #201803645 (Expires: 2022-09-30)

LSCSW #4854 (Expires: 2022-11-30)


Written by E.R. on Nov 24, 2021 after therapy with Charity for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue

Charity has been great, she asks really good questions that help me to explore my issued deeper than I would otherwise. She is very responsive and provides helpful feedback.

Written by V.I. on Nov 22, 2021 after therapy with Charity for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

She is amazing and listens so well

Written by A.S. on Nov 22, 2021 after therapy with Charity for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, coaching, and adhd

Very friendly and I feel comfortable so far, I like the whole system on here it’s very convenient as well