Find Trauma Therapists & Counselors in Kansas City, KS.

 

Everyone deals with traumatic events and experiences at some point, but that doesn’t make them any easier to deal with. Sometimes we can process trauma and get on with our lives, and other times it just becomes too much to bear.

This is where trauma therapy can help. Whether you are located in downtown Kansas City, the suburbs of Kansas City, other nearby places such as Overland Park, Kansas City, or anywhere else in Kansas, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Do You Need a Trauma Therapist?

Are you on the fence regarding whether you should see a trauma therapist? This section will help you decide.

If you’ve dealt with a traumatic event (a death, rape, natural disaster, war, etc.), a therapist may be able to help you if you are experiencing any of the following signs of psychological trauma:

  • Recurring memories of the traumatic event
  • Nightmares
  • Anger and irritability
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Recurring headaches
  • Depression

Read this article to learn more about how to heal from trauma.

Take Action: Get Trauma Therapy Today

A professional therapist or counselor can assist you in unpacking your feelings about the event and teach you proven techniques to help you heal. With Mental Health Match, you can find a therapist who specializes in helping people move forward after trauma. Use our therapist matching tool to get started.

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Kirk Shelton
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Many of my clients work on trauma and pain they have carried for a long time. Some have nagging feelings or questions of identity or purpose. I follow their lead in exploring their experience from their self-expertise.


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Many of my clients work on trauma and pain they have carried for a long time. Some have nagging feelings or questions of identity or purpose. I follow their lead in exploring their experience from their self-expertise.

Something to know about my approach is:

I practice from a strengths-based, person-centered approach, collaborating to work toward my clients' growth and healing. I emphasize resilience, self-leadership, and compassion. I help others tap into and use their potential, building autonomy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • EMDR
  • Existential Issues
  • Self-Actualization
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma
  • Trauma EMDR
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Kirk Shelton remote and phone therapy in Kansas, Missouri
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Neona Russ
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Life isn’t always easy. Sometimes, even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s more challenging problems. Everyone has battles to fight and hurdles to overcome at some point. Whether you struggle with


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Life isn’t always easy. Sometimes, even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s more challenging problems. Everyone has battles to fight and hurdles to overcome at some point. Whether you struggle with

Something to know about my approach is:

I realize that no two people are the same and as such tailor my therapy to meet the specific needs of my clients. Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression or any other issue, I will help you recognize underlying problems, fully realize you

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • grief
  • LGBTQ+
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Situational Stress
  • Trauma
  • Work stress
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Neona Russ remote and phone therapy in Kansas, Missouri
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Daniel Steinberg
Together, we will:

Together, we'll work to get this stuff kicking you around less; to be able to get back to living your life, rather than focusing on avoidance of distress. To be able to get present, and connect meaningfully with what's important again.


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Together, we'll work to get this stuff kicking you around less; to be able to get back to living your life, rather than focusing on avoidance of distress. To be able to get present, and connect meaningfully with what's important again.

Something to know about my approach is:

I specialize in treating anxiety and PTSD, using empirically supported and proven therapies. The work we do together can reduce how much space anxiety or trauma-related distress takes up in your life, and get back to living a valued life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
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Daniel Steinberg remote and phone therapy in Kansas
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Mark Ireland
Together, we will:

Identify real changes you want to make, and then execute a plan to help you change what you specifically want to be different.


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Picture of Mark  Ireland, therapist in Kansas
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Together, we will:

Identify real changes you want to make, and then execute a plan to help you change what you specifically want to be different.

Something to know about my approach is:

that it is Person Centered with an unconditional positive regard for my clients. My goal is to help clients gain their own insight and come to realizations through their own thoughts, not me forcing my opinion.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depressive Disorders
  • grief
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Persistant Depressive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Substance Use issues
  • Trauma
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Mark  Ireland remote and phone therapy in Kansas
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Alison Funk
Together, we will:

work on how to help you become the best version of yourself


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Picture of Alison  Funk, therapist in Kansas
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Together, we will:

work on how to help you become the best version of yourself

Something to know about my approach is:

I like to utilize play therapy when I can. I strive for my relationship with clients to be based on working together for an ultimate goal of healing and understanding of life stressors.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Children
  • Depression
  • Parenting Special Needs Children
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Esteem
  • Teenagers
  • Trauma
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Alison  Funk remote and phone therapy in Kansas