Mental Health Therapists and Counselors in Kansas

Mental Health Crisis Response in Kansas

Kansas’s Community Services & Program Commission has compiled a list of 24-hour hotline services. You can find the closest resource to you, here. Alternatively, if you are experiencing a mental health crisis, you can find a local list of resources here. The National Suicide Prevention hotline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255), is available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The State of Mental Health in Kansas

Kansas currently ranks 41st in the United States for mental healthcare. The Kansas Department for Aging & Disability Services (KDADS) has designated Kansas Behavioral Health Services (KBHS) responsible for the reformation of their current mental healthcare system. KBHS is giving equal attention to prevention, treatment, and recovery to ensure that all Kansas residents have access to the resources that promote their well-being and ability to prosper. This includes access to therapists, psychologists, and counselors throughout the state.

You can find a seasoned specialist who can work with you through a wide array of mental health concerns, including but not limited to: depression and thoughts of suicide, opoiod/substance abuse, and gambling. In addition to educating Kansas residents on mental health illnesses, the state of Kansas is also working to develop their workforce through up-to-date training, routine program evaluations, and consulting them when developing an effective public policy surrounding mental health issues.

For assistance in navigating treatment for substance abuse in Kansas, call the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357).

Nearly 20% of the 11 million people that are incarcerated each year in Kansas, are suffering from a serious mental illness. You can learn about Kansas’s plan to provide support systems, such as therapists or psychologists, to those in Kansas’s current jail system by visiting this link.

If you are LGBTQ+ and you need support, contact The Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386.

NAMI Kansas

The National Alliance for Mental Illness, or NAMI, is open to anyone struggling with mental illness. NAMI is an inclusive and community-based resource geared towards raising awareness and supporting group members on their journey to recovery. With group counseling sessions led by a trained member with a diagnosis (past or present), meetings follow a set of 12 principles for support. NAMI meetings are meant to complement your existing treatment plan with your counselor or psychologist. There are many chapters of NAMI that meet in Kansas, including virtual meet-ups. Find yours here. 

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Therapists and Counselors in Kansas

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Picture of Jon Soileau, therapist in Kansas, Missouri
Jon Soileau
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I aspire to provide a therapeutic relationship with my patients rooted in authenticity, validation, and trust. As the therapeutic relationship deepens, I find individuals develop insight and heal from what initially brought them to see me.


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Together, we will:

I aspire to provide a therapeutic relationship with my patients rooted in authenticity, validation, and trust. As the therapeutic relationship deepens, I find individuals develop insight and heal from what initially brought them to see me.

Something to know about my approach is:

I approach therapy through a Contemporary Psychoanalytic Lens to understand what is being communicated through one's behaviors. I approach each patient with curiousity to understand how past experiences are influencing them and their relationships.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Loss
  • Personality Disorders
  • Relationship issues
  • Repeating Patterns of Ineffective Behavior
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Stress
  • Treatment for Professionals
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Jon Soileau remote and phone therapy in Kansas, Missouri
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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
  • Death / Loss / Grief
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Grief
  • Loss & Grief
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Persistant Depressive Disorder
  • Substance Use issues
  • Trauma/PTSD
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Mark  Ireland remote and phone therapy in Kansas
Picture of Melanie Bettes Hite, therapist in Kansas, Missouri, Wyoming
Melanie Bettes Hite
Together, we will:

Examine your challenges and find creative solutions or pathways through them. We'll explore your approach to life and figure out how to move you forward. We'll help you find ways to cope and manage anything life throws at you.


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Picture of Melanie Bettes Hite, therapist in Kansas, Missouri, Wyoming
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Together, we will:

Examine your challenges and find creative solutions or pathways through them. We'll explore your approach to life and figure out how to move you forward. We'll help you find ways to cope and manage anything life throws at you.

Something to know about my approach is:

I'm gentle, but truthful. I will challenge you, but always strive to make it in a way that works for YOU. We're all different. Therapy should be as unique as you are. I love to integrate creative activities or interventions into our sessions.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Boundaries
  • Couples Counseling
  • Kink
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
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Melanie Bettes Hite remote and phone therapy in Kansas, Missouri, Wyoming
Picture of Megan  Couey, therapist in Kansas
Megan Couey
Together, we will:

Focus on gaining independence for the client and the skills needed to face issues.


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Picture of Megan  Couey, therapist in Kansas
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Together, we will:

Focus on gaining independence for the client and the skills needed to face issues.

Something to know about my approach is:

It vary's from individual to individual. I will utilize the approach and individual responds to best in an effort to connect with them on a genuine client -therapist level.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Family Therapy
  • LGBTQ+ Concerns
  • Relationships
  • Stress Management
  • Worrying
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Megan  Couey remote and phone therapy in Kansas
Picture of Jessica Snyder, therapist in Kansas
Jessica Snyder
Together, we will:

Fill a toolbox of skills for you to use throughout your life as you learn to become your own therapist.


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Picture of Jessica Snyder, therapist in Kansas
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Together, we will:

Fill a toolbox of skills for you to use throughout your life as you learn to become your own therapist.

Something to know about my approach is:

I provide evidence based treatment based in what research shows to be most effective for long-term success.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Christian Counseling
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Death / Loss / Grief
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Panic Attacks
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma/PTSD
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Jessica Snyder remote and phone therapy in Kansas