I am a licensed mental health therapist in Missouri with 16 years of professional clinical experience. I have experience in helping adolescent and adults with depression, loneliness, stress and anxiety, family/relationship issues, life changes, grief and loss, career difficulties, and other challenges. I provide an authentic and safe environment to help individuals grow and learn more about themselves and their relationships. I approach therapy in a client centered and holistic way, allowing clients to direct their own path to growth and/or healing but I also incorporate techniques such as DBT, mindfulness, and experiential therapies as needed. Taking the first step towards a healthier/ happier life can take courage and I am here to support you along this journey!
Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Abandonment, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy
MO LPC 2005016777
Sheila is very attentive at listening and gives great guidance. Her questions lead to you to some great conclusions and you'll be surprised how much you'll learn along the way. Highly recommend!
Written on Apr 03, 2023 after therapy with Sheila for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd
Written on Feb 26, 2023 after therapy with Sheila for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and anger management
Sheila is kind, present, and encouraging. She made me feel comfortable from day 1. I appreciate her ability to guide the session but also do most of the listening. I would highly recommend her!
Written on Dec 27, 2022 after therapy with Sheila for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd
I have recently started seeing Sheila but I quickly became very comfortable with her and feel she will be very helpful for me.
Written on Nov 04, 2022 after therapy with Sheila for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
I have only had a brief session with her so far but she seems amazing so far!
Written on Nov 03, 2022 after therapy with Sheila for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes
Sheila is so easy to talk to, listens and helps me get a different perspective on things as well as helping look within myself.
Written on Oct 27, 2022 after therapy with Sheila for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, compassion fatigue, and adhd