I am licensed in Missouri with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients cope with addictions, relationship issues, motivation, self-esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe that you are the expert on your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Abandonment, Blended Family Issues, Codependency, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, Forgiveness, HIV / AIDS, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Infidelity, Multicultural Concerns, Postpartum Depression, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy
MO LCSW 2014013285
IA LISW 122396
I am so grateful I was able to speak with Kijana and she let me know I was not alone nor was I flawed in ways I thought before. She has a gentle way of offering her guidance and her knowledge on trauma to help those who need it most. It can be hard to talk to someone about real impactful moments in our life but I was ready and Kijana was there to listen and help. She helped me think about things in such a different way that was simple yet somehow I hadn’t realized before. I appreciate the way she listens and validates how I felt while offering real methods of how to think and analyze what has happened instead in a way I hadn’t before. Thank you Kijana for your support.
Written on Sep 20, 2023 after therapy with Kijana for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd
She is amazing and always checking on me
Written on Sep 03, 2023 after therapy with Kijana for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd
Kijana has been extremely helpful and supportive to me. She has helped me to see through my emotions in the situation and to think clearly about options, and resources available to support me when needed. I truly appreciate her patience and kind spirit!
Written on Sep 01, 2023 after therapy with Kijana for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and coping with life changes
Kijana is very kind, she listens, hears and understands. She is great
Written on Aug 05, 2023 after therapy with Kijana for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, parenting issues, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
Kijana's approach is with kindness and empathy. She raises questions for me to think about that has given me some clarity and breakthroughs that I have not had with other therapists. She genuinely cares and that's such a rare quality to find from people in general. Thank you for your support so far Kijana!!!!
Written on May 10, 2023 after therapy with Kijana for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes
I love her.She is very helpful
Written on Mar 29, 2023 after therapy with Kijana for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, and self esteem