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Louis Koch, LCSW, LSCSW

Stress, Anxiety Addictions LGBT Relationship issues Depression
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About me

I am licensed in Missouri with 40 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, lgbt-related issues, & relationship issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Professional experience

40yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, First Responder Issues, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Hypnotherapy, Imago Relationship Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

MO LCSW 002911



These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Louis Koch. 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.

Louis is a very insightful and experienced therapist. He makes sure to understand by listening intently and asking very precise questions. He's helped me deal with anxiety inducing transitions in my life. I deeply appreciate his help.

Written on Dec 26, 2022 after therapy with Louis for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Louis is an awesome and understanding provider. He has really helped me with my needs.

Written on Oct 24, 2022 after therapy with Louis for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, coping with life changes, and adhd

An excellent listener and teacher. I learned a lot from him and moved through a lot of my trauma.

Written on Oct 12, 2022 after therapy with Louis for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and bipolar disorder

This experience has been very helpful.

Written on Sep 28, 2022 after therapy with Louis for 3 months on issues concerning depression, family conflicts, and trauma and abuse

Louis is a great therapist! He’s so easy to talk to and knows how to listen to understand very well. I always feel very encouraged and relieved after meeting with Louis!

Written on Sep 01, 2022 after therapy with Louis for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Very nice and understanding, easy to talk to.

Written on Jul 12, 2022 after therapy with Louis for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues