Shakea “Kea” Roper is a clinical therapist who works with individuals, children, and families to overcome obstacles. I have over 10 years of various experience.
I believe all individuals who want to overcome those obstacles in their lives can with some hard work. As a team, we will come up with solutions to your unique situations. I have worked at many different community agencies, a hospital, domestic violence shelters, a rehabilitation center for offenders reentering the community, substance abuse agencies, and a mental health hospital. I have learned compassion for all types of people and have a no-judgment attitude.
I have taken trainings in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution focused, and Strengths Based Therapies. I have a love of learning and plan continue to add to the strategies that can be used with you and your loved ones. This is your journey and I want to put myself at the best place to be able to assist you in a manner that best fits you and your unique situation.
I hold a Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Missouri - Columbia in 2009. Previously earned a Bachelors degree in Social Work from the University of Central Missouri (formally Central Missouri State University) in 2008. Prior to that social work flowed through my veins as I helped friends and family the best I could.
I have earned a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker in Kansas, the Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri, and another Licensed Clinical Social Worker license from North Dakota.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Bipolar disorder
- Coping with life changes
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Self esteem , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Blended Family Issues , Codependency , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems , Domestic Violence , Drug and Alcohol Addiction , Emptiness , Family of Origin Issues , Family Problems , Forgiveness , Infidelity , Money and Financial Issues , Mood Disorders , Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks , Postpartum Depression , Self-Love , Women's Issues , Workplace Issues Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
LSCSW #05430 (Expires: 2023-04-30)
LCSW #2021017002 (Expires: 2022-09-30)
LCSW #6218 (Expires: 2023-12-31)
LCSW #12805670-3501 (Expires: 2024-09-30)
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Shakea knows what she’s doing. I like her very much.
She’s the best.
Need more time with her .... very confident I have found the person I need to help me
I absolutely love Kea! She’s extremely easy to talk to, and she’s a straight shooter! She doesn’t tell you what you want to hear. She tells you what you need to hear. It is really refreshing!
She has been so great helping me work through a lot of my trauma.
I think Kea is a great therapist. She's very easy to talk to and offers great feedback and/ or solutions. I would most definitely recommend her to anyone.
Kea is spectacular. It has only been a few short weeks of meeting with her but she has already greatly helped to improve my mental health. It has been very easy to communicate with her and I look forward to continue our conversations!
Incredibly helpful and empathetic.
My sessions with Kea have been wonderful so far. She understands my needs, listens to me and provides me with tools to better myself. I always look forward to my sessions with her.
Shakea is super wonderful! She listens and is compassionate and attentive. She is very knowledgeable and provides great support and tips! She has helped me a lot and I am very thankful we made a great match! - Norma
She is nice and sincerely concerned about her clients.
Kea is AMAZING. This is my first time going through therapy and it’s been so great. I feel happier because I know I am working on myself and she’s right next to me every step of the way. I have to thank her and BetterHelp for all the help. I definitely recommend Kea and the BetterHelp app!