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Kerry Branum, LPC

Stress, Anxiety Self esteem, Motivation Career difficulties Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

Kerry Branum is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Missouri, Lincense #2012022789. and Life Coach, and teacher, with expertise in individual and family relationships. With over 10 years of experience as a therapist, educator, and coach, Kerry is a graduate of Missouri Baptist University with a Master's in Counseling and Ole Miss with an Educational Specialist degree in Counselor Education specializing in Play Therapy.

In addition to counseling, Kerry provides coaching and teaching services to help clients achieve their goals and create a more fulfilling life. As a coach, Kerry helps clients identify their strengths and develop strategies to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals. As a teacher, he provides clients with practical tools and techniques to navigate challenges and make positive changes in their lives.

Kerry's approach to therapy, coaching, and teaching is grounded in the belief that every individual has the potential to achieve their full potential and create a meaningful life. He works collaboratively with clients to develop personalized strategies and techniques to help them cultivate greater self-awareness, resilience, and well-being.

As a Licensed Professional Counselor, Kerry is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment where clients can explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences. He holds certifications in various therapeutic approaches, including Registered Play Therapist (R-PT) and National Certified Counselor (NCC), and is equipped to provide effective and evidence-based treatment to clients of all ages.

So whether you're seeking counseling, coaching, or teaching services, Kerry is here to support you on your journey towards personal growth and fulfillment.

Professional experience

13yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Self esteem, Motivation Career difficulties Depression Coping with life changes

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment issues, Blended Family Issues, Cancer, Caregiver issues and stress, Chronic pain illness and disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Control issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Divorce and separation, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / loneliness, Life purpose, Men's issues, Midlife crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and financial issues, Mood disorders , Multicultural Concerns, Post-traumatic stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-love, Social anxiety and phobia, Visually Impaired, Workplace issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Gottman Method, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

Services offered


License information

MO LPC 2012022789


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Kerry Branum. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Kerry is a very good listener and engages with very well intentions and ideas. Kerry understands the message you are trying to convey and interacts with you in a meaningful way. Before I can interpret what I am saying Kerry help you by guiding you in the correct direction.

Written on Feb 14, 2024 after therapy with Kerry for 4 months on issues concerning self esteem, career difficulties, and coaching

Kerry Branum has quickly rose to the hall of fame as being a therapist imo. He’s straight up and a tell it how it is in a carful yet loving understanding approach that makes it understandable to hard headed people like myself.

Written on Jan 19, 2024 after therapy with Kerry for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and coaching

Kerry is an amazing therapist! This is my first time in therapy and I really feel like it could would. He is dedicated to what he does and I’m so happy I was matched with him!

Written on Dec 15, 2023 after therapy with Kerry for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Kerry is great. He really helped me to think about and understand things in a different way. He's very positive and a supportive person to talk to. I'm very thankful for his help and look forward to continuing to work together.

Written on Dec 08, 2023 after therapy with Kerry for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, career difficulties, and coaching

Great therapist! Very glad to have him.

Written on Dec 05, 2023 after therapy with Kerry for 7 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coaching

Incredibly positive, insightful, and informative. Felt like an old friend who wishes the best for me from the very first session. Unjudging, safe, playful, optimistic in a way that's not off-putting.

Written on Dec 05, 2023 after therapy with Kerry for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, bipolar disorder, and adhd