In life, your mental health can take you far. When you feel like you can’t go on, having a boost in confidence can help you with life’s problems. However, depression, anxiety, and other life problems can tell you otherwise. If you want to get past that, there is hope, and that hope is a counselor in Leawood. 

Leawood is a nice little place to live, and if you want to get the most out of it, speak to a counselor. They can help you by giving you goals to accomplish. Speak to a counselor today and learn more.

This is Randee Olive's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

Feeling better IS possible, let's start today! I am here to help YOU do just that. We will focus on your TODAY and work towards a future that includes a happier you. I have been a clinical therapist, and working with people just like you, for 13 years. I received both my bachelors and masters degrees in Social work and since obtaining my clinical license in social work, it has been my goal to lessen the stigma “mental illness” carries by providing compassionate care to everyone in need. I've worked with children, adults, families, and couples. I look forw...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LCMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 13

I am a South Carolina native who after serving my country in the U.S. Air Force, completed a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Wichita State University, a M.S. in Family Therapy from Friends University, and a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Kansas. I have spent over 15 years working in the mental health industry in different roles and over 10 years as a clinician. I have provided mental health services within public school settings, for youth in the foster care system, for active duty military service members, for veterans through the VA ho...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A., M.Ed., CCC-SLP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello! I am so glad you are here and have taken this important step towards healing! I am a licensed clinical professional counselor-supervisor, a licensed professional counselor-supervisor, and a licensed professional counselor in Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas respectively. I have extensive experience working with adults, children, teens, couples, and families utilizing a variety of therapeutic approaches. I am a solution-based therapist; therefore, my therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address person...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LSCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hello and welcome! My name is Monica Kale and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri and Kansas. 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 tr...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW, LCSW,LMSW ,LMAC
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! My name is Jaylea (She/Her). I am a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Master's Addiction Counselor in the state of Kansas, and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Colorado. I have received training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, Competency to Stand Trial Evaluations, and Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). I have experience in working with clients of all ages (ages 3+), backgrounds (rural, urban, LGBT+). I have worked with a wide range of con...

This is Crystal Witty's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW,CCTP,200 RYT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 10

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by to check out my page as you search to find the very best fit for yourself on this journey! Let's get to it. I am a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW) and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP). I am licensed in the state of Kansas and work part-time as a Yoga Therapist, RYT 200. I have 10 years of clinical experience and have worked with individuals of all ages facing a multitude of challenges including depression, anxiety, ADHD, mood disorders, parenting concerns, gender identity needs, relationship issu...

This is Charolette Adams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 24

Hello! I am a "seasoned" therapist - meaning I've lived long enough to feel very comfortable combining the lessons I've learned in the school of hard knocks with textbook learning - as well as many years of paid clinical experience. The issues I have gained the most experience addressing are Depression, Anxiety, Grief, and overcoming life obstacles. I have less professional experience in parenting, alternative lifestyles, and addiction. What makes me unique is that I've worn many hats in life and I love combining that wisdom with a determination to help you ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPCP,LAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

ABOUT ME Hi, I'm Dyann Tauscher, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and a Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC) in the State of Kansas. I have 5 years of experience working as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), 2 years as an LCPC, and 25 years as an LAC. I work with clients helping them reach their goals in creating a happier more fulfilling life. I received my Masters in Clinical Counseling from Fort Hays State University (FHSU), my LAC also through FHSU, and Bachelor of Science in Psychology through Walden University. I completed a 4,000 h...

This is Lucas Streets's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I want to applaud your effort in asking for help; it's not easy to admit when we need it. Life is full of challenges and problems but the good news is we don't have to go it alone. When faced with a problem, I like to remind myself that for a problem to exist, their must be an answer. I want to help you find your answer today. Hi, my name is Lucas Streets and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in the state of Oklahoma (5030) and a licensed clinical professional counselor in the state of Kansas (2859). I have worked with clients with a wide rang...

This is Peter Gasser's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC,LMAC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a Licensed Masters Addictions Counselor in Kansas. Utilizing different therapies, I help people who are struggling with alcoholism and addiction, trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, stress management and self esteem. I am trained in EMDR, which heals people from their past trauma so they can move forward in their life. I have 7 years of working in the addiction/alcoholism realm, helping hundreds of patients to recover. As a counselor, I receive tremendous joy in helping people regain and rebuild their ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! My name is Melissa Winston, and I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Missouri. With a Bachelor's Degree in education and many years of work with teens and families in the non-profit sector, I found myself feeling compelled to help more but not having the tools to do so. I went back to school to get my degree as a Marriage & Family Therapist from Capella University and have been working in various treatment settings for the past 10 years. The last five years have been specifically in residential work with adolescents and their famili...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A.,LCMFT,CISM
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 24

Welcome, my name is Lynette Wishart, MA, LCMFT/LMFT. I am a licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist in the states of Kansas, Missouri, and California. I began in the “people-helping” business almost three decades ago in non-profit organizations before receiving my clinical counseling licensure in 2008 and have since worked in settings like private practice, crisis response, military installations, school based, and academia. Some populations I have enjoyed working with include young adults/college age, military personnel and their families, pastors and fai...

This is Carie Brown's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LSCSW,LCAC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

I have provided behavioral health services to patients and families of all ages. I have worked in the social work field since 2000 and have worked in the mental health hospital setting as well as community mental health. I received my Bachelor of Social Work degree in 2000 from Fort Hays State University and then obtained my Master of Social Work degree in 2003 from Newman University in Wichita. I pride myself on providing quality care to my patients and has collaborated successfully with other community organizations throughout her career. I am licensed to pr...

This is Kevin Audley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I once fell off a roof over 2 and 1/2 stories to the cement below when I was a mere 20 years old. That near death experience opened my eyes and led me to devote my life to helping others see their innate value and the choices they have to fully experience life. I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor for over 25 years and love to help people with anxiety and depression issues. You sometimes cannot change your immediate situation but can change how you look at it. I believe in focusing on what is going well and building upon that. I will quickly help y...

This is Liz Gray's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, I'm Liz! I'm a licensed LSCSW in Kansas City with 10 years of professional experience. I graduated from K-State with my Bachelors of Science in Psychology in 2013 and my Masters from KU in Clinical Social Work in 2016. I have experience in helping clients with anxiety, depression, eating disorders and body image, trauma and abuse, domestic violence, relationships, boundaries, improving communication and everyday stressors. I use a variety of therapeutic modalities to best meet your needs and go at your own pace. I'm a strong believer in the client having au...

This is Darla Belflower's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Missouri and Kansas with over 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with substance use disorder, LGBTQ+ related issues, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with dignity, 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.

This is Victoria Bartholomew's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Kansas, Missouri, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Texas and Tennessee, with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & 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. If you're willing to work hard make the changes, I am here to chee...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hello, I'm Emily! I am a MO Licensed Clinical Social Worker and KS Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker with over 12 years of experience in the field. I have extensive experience in the mental health/medical setting, and I feel that I have many skills and resources that would make me a good fit to be your therapist. I am trained in Motivational Interviewing, Mental Health First Aid, and Trauma Informed Care. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress, anxiety, work challenges, relationships, low self-esteem. sleep, medical conditions, g...

This is Daylin Rodriguez's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

I am a licensed and bilingual (Spanish) therapist in Kansas and Missouri with 13 years of professional work experience. Hablo Español. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, trauma and abuse, & depression. 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 - Leawood, Kansas (Leawood, KS)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Kansas with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. 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.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Leawood?

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 Leawood 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 Leawood 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 Leawood or elsewhere in Johnson 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 Leawood 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 Leawood 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 Leawood 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 Leawood 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 Leawood, 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 Leawood, 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 66224 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 Leawood:

66206, 66209, 66211, 66224

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.