Hello and welcome! My name is Monica Kale and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri, Kansas, and Colorado. Throughout my Social Work career I have had the privilege to work with individuals from all walks of life. I have experience working in crisis settings providing services to individuals with a range of concerns including anxiety, depression, trauma, suicidal ideations, self harm, grief/loss, relationship issues, life stressors, and life transitions. I have experience providing individual, group, and family therapy.
I am EMDR Trained. I utilize various treatment approaches from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and a strengths based approach. I individualize my therapeutic approach to best assist each individual. I strive to empower each individual and to develop a collaborative therapeutic working relationship while meeting each individual right where they are.
It takes strength to seek out support to achieve the visions you have for your life . When you are ready to make these visions a reality I am here and look forward to working with you!
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Eating disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Codependency, Communication Problems, Emptiness, Fertility Issues, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
MO LCSW 2018012921
KS LSCSW 5029
CO LCSW CSW.09929155
Monica is truly amazing and supportive. I feel that she really listens to what I say and that we have built great rapport!
Written on Aug 08, 2022 after therapy with Monica for 1 year and 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, and compassion fatigue
Monica is one of the best counselors I've ever had. She is knowledgable, compassionate and helps me build my skills.
Written on Apr 12, 2021 after therapy with Monica for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety
I enjoy my therapy with Monica she helps me understand my situations and helps me on a better road to happiness. She made me appreciate therapy very much !
Written on Mar 02, 2021 after therapy with Monica for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd
Monica is like a lifeline. She doesn't judge me and she helps me see that my behaviors are not helping me reach my goals. She is patient and exactly what I need right now. She is very responsive and I look forward to our sessions together. I'm extremely grateful to have her as my counselor.
Written on Feb 02, 2021 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Things are very early in my process but Monica has been very attentive and patient. She has been great!
Written on Feb 02, 2021 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue