Missouri is famous for its Bass Pro shops. Your life can be like a fishing trip. Sometimes, you catch the biggest fish of your life. Other times, the fish gets away, or ends up breaking your line, leaving you hopeless. 

A mental health counselor can be like the best fishing equipment money can buy. If you’re ready to make the big catch, talk to a counselor today and see where you can go with your fishing trip.

 

This is Joyce Graham's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
M.Ed.,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hi! My name is Joyce A. Graham. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I completed my Master's Degree in Community Counseling at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. I currently have a private practice in Missouri where my counseling specialties include issues involving anxiety; depression; grief/loss; stress; and PTSD. The interpersonal strengths that I bring to the counseling profession are compassion, a genuine concern for the welfare of others, and Christian integrity. I know, personally, what it means to face adversity and I have a passionate desire...

This is Harriet Gordon's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 8

I am a professional counselor licensed in Missouri with thirteen years' combined experience in the mental health field. For the past 5 years I have worked almost exclusively with children and teens who have experienced abusive trauma, treating anger, depression, anxiety and PTSD symptoms that often accompany it. In addition, I have educated and supported adults in addiction recovery, survivors of domestic violence, and parents of traumatized children. My counseling style is warm and collaborative. I believe in unconditional positive regard and a shared par...

This is Lorrie Chafin's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
LPC,NCC,MA
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

Hi! I know right now you’re most likely nervous about this. You have worked up the nerve to look into it and now you may be thinking “How do I know who to pick?” Well, I consider myself a little different. I feel my job is to see your vision of your life and what you want to be healthy and happy. To make my goal to help you achieve your goal. I'm always trying to find new ways to de-stress and find some joy in life. So if you would like to travel thru therapy land with a little bit weird therapist who loves travel, spooky adventures, sci-fi, and cooking for th...

This is Michael Galvin's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
LSCW,MPH
Specialties: Addictions
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in St. Louis, Missouri with 6 years experience providing direct mental health and behavioral therapy. I have worked with individuals ages ten to adult with a variety of presenting issues though primarily LGBT issues. I approach the therapeutic relationship with an acute sensitivity and respect for cultural factors. My experience is varied as I have provided individual and family therapy in community mental health clinics, research institutions, schools, and treatment facilities. I believe we are all products of ...

This is Tivona Perry's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
LPC,NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hello. My name is Tivona Perry. I have been a mental health therapist for seven years. I have worked as a crisis counselor for the Department of Mental Health crisis line and the Suicide Lifeline in addition to working in private practice. I truly enjoy connecting with people. I use cognitive behavioral therapy to help people manage stress and deal with daily life I have learned throughout my counseling career that it is best to be friendly and relatable. Seeking therapy isn't always an easy thing to do and I want to make sure I do all I can to make people...

This is Courtney Sigworth's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
LCSW,RPT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Hello BetterHelp Community! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Registered Play Therapist who has been serving people of all ages as a counselor for the past 8 years. I have experience in helping clients reduce depression, anxiety, stress, and anger. I can support clients in working through relationship and communication concerns, life transitions, and trauma. My involvement in hospice has also given me insight into assisting clients who have received a terminal diagnosis for themselves or a loved one. Postpartum depression, parenting struggles, parent-ch...

This is Dr. Nena Kircher's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
MA, PsyD
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 14

Hello. I am Dr. Nena Kircher, a licensed Clinical Psychologist in multiple states. I completed my MA in Clinical Psychology in 2007 and my PsyD (Doctor of Psychology) in 2009. I have had the opportunity to work in a variety of settings and with individuals who had a range of concerns. My primary areas of focus include stress and anger management, working with survivors of trauma and abuse, managing issues related to chronic pain and other health related concerns, managing impulsivity and compulsive behaviors (e.g. compulsive online behaviors), and intimacy and sex...

This is Wykeeta Lee's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
M.A,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, thanking you for taking the time to read my profile. There are hundreds of very capable counselors available. I believe that it's important to find the right counselor that's a fit for you. After all, the hallmark of counseling is the therapeutic relationship. I have been a licensed professional counselor for ten years, with emphasis on crisis intervention, depression/anxiety, anger management and abuse. I am the published author of Breaking the Silence from Shame- my journey to healing from spiritual abuse. My personal theory of counseling is that ...

This is Dr. Gladys Smith's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
LPC,LCMHC,MAC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Doctoral level psychotherapist that specializes in Trauma, addiction, and mood disorders. I have served numerous populations over the past 20 years. I also served in the United States Navy as a Hospital Corpsman and addictions counselor. I have specialized advanced training in trauma and veteran mental health. I have also worked on college campuses and University Medical school campuses. I have a well rounded view of counseling using techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR, and somatic based therapies. I am also a registered yoga...

This is Michael Ruberton's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
MSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 40

I am an experienced clinical social worker with over forty years experience in family, individual and group counseling. I have worked with adult and child clients, in home based, office and institutional settings , addressing problems that include trauma and abuse, with both victims and those who commit abusive acts. I also have experience with mood disorders. My therapeutic style is warm and supportive, and I believe the client should lead the interaction. My interventions are based on a holistic, gestalt approach and cognitive behavioral methods, including m...

This is Michael McGaugh's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
Ed.S,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I have about twenty years work experience in the field of mental health services, I have worked as an adult case manager in community support services. I have also been an intake specialist; but the one area I have found the most rewarding is working as a mental health counselor. I enjoy working with people in helping them to see issues and problems from different perspectives and helping them to make better choices that will help them with feeling better about themselves and to overcome their personal problems. I hold advanced degrees in psychology and me...

This is Savannah Harness's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello- I have been a licensed LPC counselor in Missouri for the past five years. Working with individuals, families, and couples has provided me with the ability to assist individuals throughout many aspects of their lives. I have had training in DBT, CBT, EMD-R and continue to grow my therapeutic knowledge through self-training and through clinical training. I have had the pleasure of working in many different fields throughout my life time and feel this has provided me with the ability to look at situations from a variety of different perspectives. ...

This is Mattracea Wendleton's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
MS,LPC,NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Many of the individuals who come to see me are searching for a therapist they can connect with, someone they feel calm and comfortable around. Often times, this individual is searching for someone to meet them where they are at and to listen to their needs, their wants, their goals. Many have struggled with experiencing adverse events, or traumas, whether from childhood, teen years, or early adulthood; and now, may be struggling with depression, anxiety, fear, low self-esteem, broken relationships, etc. My goal is to meet you where you are at. I work to help in...

This is Celeste Chappuis's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic and rational-emotive counseling. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with y...

This is James Schieffer's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
EdS,MA,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Greetings and Welcome! A bit about me: I am a licensed professional counselor in Missouri, as well as a certified school psychologist. I’ve worked with people of all ages and walks of life over the course of a career that spans almost 25 years. I’ve worked with clients battling anxiety, depression, poor confidence/ self-esteem, AD/HD, parenting difficulties (including children with special needs,) and relationship stressors. Over the years, I’ve served as a mentor and supervisor for many mental health professionals in training. I’m also an adjunct professor. ...

This is Christine Mize's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
MSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed clinical social worker with 10 years of experience in the mental health field. My background includes servicing individuals and families in a wide variety of areas including depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, coping with substance abuse within the family, suicidality and/or self-harm behaviors and more. I utilize a strengths-based approach to develop client-centered goals that implement CBT, DBT, and/or ACT practices based on your individual needs. I hope to help bring awareness to maladaptive patterns to help create healthier coping to improve...

This is Nicole Decher's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with experience working as a therapist and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, physiological concerns including cancer or serious illness, end of life and hospice care, as well as grief and loss. I also have helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is interactive and empathetic. I believe in treating others with respect, dignity, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behaviora...

This is Ernest Garrett's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
Ph.D. Candidate, M.Phil.,M.S.W.,M.S.
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

My name is Ernest E. Garrett III and I have 15 years of post-graduate MSW-level social work experience, within special education settings and the private practice setting. I am a Deaf therapist who is able to communicate effectively with diverse clients from all walks of life. I received my M.S.W. degree from Gallaudet University, and I am licensed at the clinical level in Missouri, Wisconsin, the District of Columbia, and Louisiana. I regard myself as a specialist in the provision of culturally sensitive and competent clinical social work services; I offer su...

This is David Haasis's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have over 20 years of experience helping people work towards their goals and move through the trials that people face in life. I have worked with individuals with many different concerns some of which are depression, anxiety, sports and performance anxiety, addiction, trauma , physical and sexual abuse, domestic violence, anger, Chronic medical conditions, family issues, relationship issues, career concerns, retirement, parenting issues and others. I have a very conversational style. I want to make sure that that yo...

This is Aaron McGuire's avatar and link to their profile
Missouri
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, the founder and president of McGuire Christian Counseling. Before starting MCC in May of 2008 I worked at Lakeland Regional Hospital as a counselor on the sexually maladaptive unit. I also worked with Eagle Crest Counseling and Safe Harbor Counseling in the private sector dealing with a wide variety of clients with mental health issues. I am an associate pastor at Community Southern Baptist Church in Fair Grove Missouri. I am also part of Freeway Ministries where I sit on the board of directors to help those that struggle wi...

What Can Therapists In Missouri Help You With?

A therapist in Missouri can practice anything from marriage and family counseling to CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and can help with depression, stress, or anxiety.

They can help you set and achieve career goals, work on current issues you may be facing, or deal with your past. Around 4029515 people are living in Missouri, and because an estimated one in four people are dealing with some form of mental illness nationally, it is likely that you or someone you know could benefit from the support of a licensed counselor.

Why Are Many Residents In The State Of Missouri Working With A Licensed Counselor?

The reasons people choose to see a psychologist vary, of course, but there are a number of reasons why starting therapy sessions on our platform can help you. Whether you live in the city of or in the Washington county, we can match you with a licensed therapist who can suit your needs.

Take a look at our extensive network of counselors and online psychologists in Missouri who are ready to help you get happy!