Denise Dickinson


About Me

I am a mental health counselor in Missouri with over 15 years of experience working as a psychotherapist and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction, grief and loss, OCD, and relationship issues. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe treating everyone with respect, empathy, and compassion. My approach is cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavioral, person-centered, motivational, acceptance and commitment, and family systems counseling. I believe counseling is a team approach and will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific goals. I received my bachelors in education and psychology and then pursued my masters in counseling. My experience includes working as a mental health case manager with children and their families, a school counselor to all grades, and a professional counselor in substance use treatment, correctional settings, and community mental health centers. I am passionate and have an avid interest in how our brains and behaviors connect. I am married and have three children, ages 13, 16, and 18. Presently I stay at home full time assisting my husband who was injured overseas during his service in the military. My hobbies include reading, cooking and DIY crafts. I also enjoy spending time with family and supporting their hobbies and interests.


  • Addictions
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Grief
  • Depression

I also have experience in Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder

Years of Experience: 6

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LPC #2012022790 (Expires: 2019-06-30)


Written by R.E. on Jan 21, 2019 after counseling with Denise for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and coping with life changes

She listens and doesn't talk down to me about my feelings. I feel like I can talk freely with her and she gives me resources to help shape our conversations. So far I really enjoy working with Denise.

Written by K.A. on Jan 05, 2019 after counseling with Denise for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and self esteem

I found her easy to open up to and understanding of how my life works. I found her worksheets helpful and it made me realize what is really effecting all aspects of my life. Thank you!