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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Jessica Snyder
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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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Alex Garver
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Be honest about what is going well and what could be better in your life. Reframe how to think about problems. Meet important needs more directly. Tap into spiritual resources like inner parents and spirit guides.


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Together, we will:

Be honest about what is going well and what could be better in your life. Reframe how to think about problems. Meet important needs more directly. Tap into spiritual resources like inner parents and spirit guides.

Something to know about my approach is:

I help people who are blocked and weighed down to turn towards past pain and transform it. Clients leave feeling lighter, in touch with a deep peace, and living with more and more joy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Child Abuse
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Spiritual Exploration
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Melanie Bettes Hite
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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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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
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Victoria Haag, RN, MS, LCMFT
Together, we will:

Important topics in therapy lead me to know who you truly are as a unique human being and to find the path that will lead you in the direction that will bring you increased joy and peace in life.


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Together, we will:

Important topics in therapy lead me to know who you truly are as a unique human being and to find the path that will lead you in the direction that will bring you increased joy and peace in life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I approach therapy with the belief that your mind and body are woven together to make you who you are…a one-of-a-kind human being! Humor is almost alway a part of the therapeutic journey with me!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
  • High Sensitivity
  • Loss & Grief
  • Medical Professionals
  • Parenting Special Needs Children
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Victoria  Haag, RN, MS, LCMFT remote and phone therapy in Kansas
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Meg Duke
Together, we will:

Explore how you are coping with the changes in your life, give you tools to better manage life transitions, and learn how to communicate with your school/work, friends and family to create the structure and coping skills you need to thrive.


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VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Explore how you are coping with the changes in your life, give you tools to better manage life transitions, and learn how to communicate with your school/work, friends and family to create the structure and coping skills you need to thrive.

Something to know about my approach is:

My use of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, which allows us to work together on your goals from day one, and continue to check in so that you make progress you’re proud of.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Burn Out
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Stress Management
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Meg Duke remote and phone therapy in Florida, Kansas, Missouri, Texas