Right smack in the middle of the country, you will find Bonner Springs, Kansas, which was incorporated in 1898. The city was named after Robert E. Bonner, who was a publisher of the New York Ledger and horse breeder. It is said that he helped fund some important sites in the city that brought business and families to Bonner Springs.

Today, there are many families in town as well as businesses including mental health care providers. When you need some extra support or someone to listen, you can find a counselor or therapist in the Bonner Springs area who are experienced and qualified to help.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am an LPC (licensed practicing counselor) in the State of Alabama and have been practicing for about 15 years. I have about 20 years of experience working in the field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, eating disorders, self-esteem, OCD, ADHD and many other concerns. I have worked in a wide variety of settings, including residential treatment, inpatient hospitalization, correctional settings, outpatient and online format as well. I specialize in working with people who have experienced trauma, have r...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, MPH,LCSW,LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 25

My name is Stacy Braiuca. As a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) for over 20 years, public health educator of 10+ years, and technology-focused early adopter of 40+ years. I received my Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and my Master’s Degree in Public Health from the University of Kansas Medical Center. Combined they help me help people bridging the gaps between holistic health and wellness and mental health concerns. As a therapist, I have had the honor to help many different people: starting with children, ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the states of Pennsylvania and Kansas. I have experience working with adolescents and adults in individual and group settings. I have worked in a private practice outpatient therapy setting, in addition to various case management positions. I am skilled working with individuals who are experiencing depression, anxiety, mood disorders and significant issues functioning in the community/family structure. I am also skilled in working with the unique circumstances that Veterans and their families experience. I believe that ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): L.C.P.C.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 29

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Kansas and I have over 27 years of counseling experience, working with all age groups in hospital and in private practice settings. I feel that working with adults and seniors however, is my greatest interest and strength. My approach in working with my clients is holistic in nature. I utilize tools and techniques derived from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, with the goal of empowering and nurturing each individual in Mind, Body, and Spirit. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCC,LPC, LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello there! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) based in Missouri. I attended MidAmerica Nazarene University and received my masters degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage, Couple, and Family. My undergrad was in Psychology. I have years of experience helping people of all ages with concerns such as anxiety, depression, PTSD, parental concerns, family and relationship issues, and much more. In addition to being an LPC I am also a Board Certified Nationally Certified Counselor. My education and experience is in all aspects of the indiv...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor bringing more than 20 years of experience with individuals of various ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. My approach is very laid back. I feel that I am very personable and easy to talk to. I have worked with individuals with all types of issues in both in-patient settings like prisons and hospitals to out-patient settings like one on one therapy in the community or in even providing in home services. I do not use one therapy approach. Each client and each situation is unique and you have to go with what is needed...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy,LCMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am a licensed clinical marriage and family therapist in the state of Kansas with over 13 years of experience. I have worked with couples and individuals suffering from PTSD, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, and childhood trauma, to name a few. I have provided EMDR therapy and trauma therapy exclusively in the past 2.5 years specializing in military populations. My counseling style is experiential in that I work with the client toward healing and management of mental health concerns to improve one's overall health and well-being while maintaining a relation...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ed.S.,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 21

I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Kansas for over 20 years. I live in Kansas on a farm with my husband. I am a blessed mother of five children and my family and I have hosted several exchange students over the years from several countries. I specialize in the treatment of anxiety, depression, PTSD, and codependency related problems. I combine the treatment approaches of Client-Centered (Non-judgemental), Cognitive-Behavioral, Solution Focused, and Positive Psychology therapy models in my direct services with clients. I also have experie...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

Hello! My name is Shantelle and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri and Kansas. I have been working in the mental health profession for over 15 years. I enjoy working with people and enjoy seeing others smile while trying to figure out this thing called life. I believe change only comes when we learn how to be comfortable being uncomfortable. As the saying goes, change does not come from old comfort zones. I believe therapy allows you to share your deepest, darkest secrets, allows you to be vulnerable and provides a judgement free ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 8

Hello, my name is Luke. I am a 36-year-old father and husband that has been a counselor since 2013. I was in the military from 2003-2010 and previously worked at a veterans hospital. Along with my counseling education and experience with various individuals, I have a Master's Degree in Theological Studies. Studying theology helps me incorporate these beliefs into sessions. I have experience in substance abuse disorders, including pornography addiction and eating disorders. I have experience with depression management, anxiety, mindfulness techniques, practical co...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hey there, My name is John T. "Tom" Page and I would be honored to help you find a way forward. Working with me is sort of like having a coach in your corner. I can't fight your battles for you, but I do know what it's like to fight my own battles, I have good training that will benefit you, and I have much compassion for how awful it feels to be stuck. Together we'll build a treatment plan based on your specific goals, and then we'll get to work!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCP
Therapy Specialties: Anger management
Years of Experience: 15

Hello, I’m Meredith. I’m licensed as a Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist (LCP) in the state of Kansas and have almost 15 years of experience as a therapist. My approach is person-centered (Rogerian) and solution-focused. I am here to listen, connect, and meet you where you are. I look forward to getting to know you!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coaching
Years of Experience: 15

I am Dr. Nicole Saltzman, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Missouri. I have over 15 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. It is an honor for me to partner with my clients as we address their concerns about their emotional health, interpersonal relationships, and personal goals. My clients are often working through marriage difficulties, depression, anxiety, or feeling stuck in their lives. My approach to psychotherapy is client-centered and psychodynamic. I believe that therapy is an intimate process and I know the decision to seek t...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Kansas with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience working with adults and children. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & bipolar disorder. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 21

I am licensed in Missouri and Kansas with 21 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, anger management, & bipolar disorder. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Kansas with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & parenting 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Kansas with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Dr. Kristina Kersting's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts
Years of Experience: 18

I am licensed in Missouri with 18 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues & family conflicts. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Hi, I'm Dani, and I am licensed in Kansas with nearly 10 years of professional work experience as a therapist and coach. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma, self esteem, and confidence. I also love incorporating spirituality into my work, if my clients are open and comfortable. My mission is to lead you on a journey home — to yourself. I ask for a deep commitment from you to participate in this beautiful process of self-discovery & self-healing. I believe healing occurs through the transformation of our fears...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Bonner Springs, Kansas (Bonner Springs, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

I am licensed in Kansas with 12 years of professional work experience across multiple fields of social services. No matter what you are facing I am here to help you navigate and empower you to learn how to cope and adapt to your life experiences. I work with individuals and families who are managing anxiety, depression, trauma, grief/loss, coping with addictions, parenting issues, & motivation, and self-esteem to build confidence and obtain actionable skills that allow for a healthier self, and healthier relationships! I believe that you are the expert of your sto...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Bonner Springs?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Bonner Springs area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Bonner Springs and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Bonner Springs or elsewhere in Wyandotte or the state of Kansas.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Bonner Springs therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Bonner Springs due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Kansas may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Bonner Springs and elsewhere throughout the state of Kansas you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Bonner Springs to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Bonner Springs, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Bonner Springs, KS, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 66012 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Bonner Springs:

66012

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.