WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?

I am physically located at 11316 E. 58th Ter., Raytown, MO 64133. However, I only offer virtual coaching sessions, which means you can have the benefits of the coaching experience, from anywhere, and basically at anytime!  It saves you money and time, with no need for childcare or travel expenses to an office.  It offers affordability, flexibility, accessibility and comfort! Virtual coaching is provided on a secure, encrypted platform.

WHAT ARE YOUR HOURS?

Coaxhing sessions are generally scheduled Monday-Friday between the hours of 1 PM and 7 PM.  However, I’m very flexible and can schedule outside of these hours based upon client needs and my availability, which may include late evenings and weekend.

DO YOU ACCEPT INSURANCE?

Unfortunately, coaching services are not covered by insurance.

BENEFITS OF CASH PAY? 

I’ve found that clients that actually pay out of pocket are more motivated and committed to their success.

WHAT ARE YOUR FEES?

Average   Coaching sessions are $115 and additional discounts are available for prepayment plan options. (FEES)

WHAT FORM OF PAYMENTS DO YOU ACCEPT?

Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa, PayPal. 

DO YOU OFFER A SLIDING FEE SCALE?

Yes to qualifying clients meeting certain criteria based upon the application information entered.  

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DO YOU OFFER FREE CONSULTATIONS?

In some cases, a free 10 minute phone consultation may be offered for potential clients, based upon financial need if requested . 

WHAT ARE YOUR QUALIFICATIONS?

I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) with the Missouri Division of Professional Registration. I am also trained in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Prolonged Exposure (PE) and Trauma and Addition. I’ve counseled and coached numerous individual for many years.

Missouri License No: 2014007648

WHAT AGES DO YOU SERVE?

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults

WHAT ARE YOUR SPECIALTIES?

My main specialties include:

  • Thinking Disorders

Thinking disorders can cause thought disruption and distortion can effect our perception of things, and cause negative thinking, characterized by disorganized thinking and cognition confusion. 

WHAT ISSUES DO YOU TREAT?

Conflict

Coaching 

WHAT IS YOUR APPROACH, AND STYLE? 

Approach

  • Coaching
  • Solution Focused
Modality
  • Individuals

WHAT DO THE INITIALS AFTER YOUR NAME MEAN?

I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC),

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WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT DURING THE FIRST SESSION?

The first session is an initial intake session, for the purpose of assessments, completing intake paperwork, collecting demographic information, finding out presenting concerns. In a nutshells, this session is to gather information and if there is a good client/coach fit to continue. It’s the foundation of building our relationship.

Generally, comprehensive intakes can take up to 2 hours (2 separate sessions), but a majority of this time is collection and the coach interpreting the determine action plan after sessions.

HOW LONG ARE SESSIONS?

For coaching, each live sessions averages 45 minute (possibly more).  This does not include the extra time allowed for text, chat, email and voicemail messaging.  That time is given as an extra bonus!  Also, you will be recommended to do homework outside of coaching session that will help you even more with your progress.

CAN YOU PRESCRIBE ME ANY MEDICINE?

Although I have acquired education in psychopharmacology; No!

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COUNSELING AND COACHING?

Coaching is focused on prevention and maximizing your potential in life, or career, or to determine what is holding you back, or causing you problems in general.

Counseling focuses on mental health issues and is geared towards helping individuals deal with emotional pain.

For a further in-depth explanation on the differences, and to help you determine the type of service (counseling or coaching) needed please click here:

WHAT IS A GOOD SELF-HELP THERAPUETIC BOOK?

Dr. Burns describes how to combat feelings of depression so you can develop greater self-esteem. This best-selling book has sold over 4 million copies worldwide to date. In a recent national survey of mental health professionals, Feeling Good was rated #1—out of a list of 1000 books—as the most frequently recommended self-help book on depression in the United States.

Now, Dr. David Burns, author of the best-selling and highly acclaimed Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy reveals that our negative moods do not result from what’s wrong with us, but rather what’s right with us. And when you listen and suddenly “hear” what your negative thoughts and feelings are trying to tell you, suddenly you won’t need them anymore, and recovery will be just a stone’s throw away.

In this innovative book, Feeling Great, Dr. Burns, describes a new and revolutionary high-speed treatment for depression and anxiety based on 40 years of research and more than 40,000 hours treating individuals with severe mood problems. The goal is not just a rapid and complete elimination of negative feelings, but the development of feelings of joy and enlightenment.

Dr. Burns will provide you with inspiring and mind-blowing case studies along with more than 50 amazing tools to crush the negative thoughts that rob you of happiness and self-esteem.

You can change the way you feel! You owe it to yourself to FEEL GREAT!

Other self-help books by Dr. Burns can also be found on his website.

IS COACHING RIGHT FOR ME?

Let’s schedule a 10 minute phone consultation and see (fees MAY apply).  If you feel coaching is what you are looking for click here to book now!

Or you can call now because only YOU can make the choice to become a better YOU, “because there does come a time when you must talk!”

(816) 873-1968

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