Dcn. Tony Zimmerman works for the Archdiocese of Kansas City in KS.  Feel free to contact Dcn. Tony at famlife@archkck.org for more information about Catholic counselors in NE Kansas. 

The following counselors / psychotherapists have solemnly pledged that they are Catholics who follow the teachings and authority of the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.  They have firmly pledged to follow Catholic teachings in their lives, and to encourage their Catholic clients to live these out as well.  This listing is not an endorsement of their counseling methods or effectiveness.

Many of these counselors are providing telehealth sessions during COVID-19.

William Art, LSCSW, LCSW

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Kansas and Missouri
  • Phone:  816-510-9115 – direct line
  • 8016 State Line Road, Suite 205
    Prairie Village, KS 66208
  • Bilingual Spanish speaking working with individuals, couples, families experiencing depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, and more.

Diana Luna Camden, MS, LPC, BC-TMH, NCC

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • 105 East Street, #12241
  • Parkville, MO 64152
  • Phone:  913-777-9145
  • Email: counselor.diana@gmail.com
  • Bilingual Spanish speaking counselor assisting adults for individual counseling. Areas of specialty: anxiety, depression, acculturation, time and stress management, relationship concerns and college aged populations with transition issues.

Melissa Carrico, LSCSW

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Kansas
  • Counseling for Women and Adolescent Girls
  • Phone:  816-548-0038
  • Email: info@cwaag.com
  • Website: cwaag.com
  • Helps clients with issues particularly challenging to women and adolescent girls including anxiety, depression, body image, stress, family and relationship issues; helps clients who are overwhelmed or stuck in life; offers hope, compassion, and professjonal expertise in a nonjudgemental relaxing environment through a holistic approach.

Michael Ciaccio, MS, LPC, SATP

Adam Clement, LCMFT

  • Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist in Kansas
  • Phone:  913-481-1968 – direct line
  • Phone:  913-345-0033 – office 
  • Website: www.ajctherapyllc.com
  • Email: michael.ciaccio@centerforhealingkc.com
  • 8575 W. 110th St. Suite 218
    Overland Park, KS 66210
  • College age, young adult and middle aged men and women struggling with anxiety, sexual brokenness/addiction issues, and trauma. Counselor utilizes EMDR, Experiential and attachment based therapy.
  • Family, couple, and individual therapy; specializes in marital therapy; experienced with depression, marital conflict, adolescents, addictions.  Accepting tele-health clients.

Donna Constantineau, MA, MPS, LCPC

  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)
  • Phone:  913-602-1415
  • Email: donnawomenscenter@gmail.com
  • 103 N. 13th Street
  • Kansas City, Kansas 66102
  • Licensed clinical therapist assisting adults in Kansas.  Areas of specialty are helping clients recover from trauma (EMDR trained), relationship and attachment issues, complex grief, mood disorders, anxiety, life transitions, and personality development.

Stacie Cordell, LMFT

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Kansas
  • Phone:  913-553-0068
  • Website: sparrowcounselingkc.com
  • 11011 King Street, Ste 110
    Overland Park, KS 66210
  • Family, couple, and individual therapy; specializes in marriage therapy, trauma and attachment. Trained in evidence based trauma modality EMDR, as well as Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy and Sex addiction treatment. Experienced with anxiety, depression, marital conflict, adolescents, and parenting/family conflict. 

Mary Helen Dennihan, LCMFT

  • Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Phone:  913-323-6536 – direct line
  • Phone:  913-338-0400 – main office/appointments
  • 4500 College Blvd. Suite 304
    Overland Park, KS 66211
  • Works with individuals, families, couples and groups experiencing trauma, mood disorders, relationship issues, grief, and more

Chris Ellman, MSW, LCSW, SATP, CSAT Candidate

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Phone:  913-568-8415
  • Email: christopher.ellman@gmail.com
  • Website: centerforhealingkc.com
  • Helps individuals, couples, and families work through the stress of life by addressing the whole person; mental, physical, and spiritual; helps people who are struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, and trauma; also helps men and women who are experiencing unwanted same-sex attraction, and unwanted sexual behavior. 

Will Fernholz, LSCSW

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Phone:  913-416-4796
  • Email: willfernholz@connectionscounselingllc.com
  • Website: www.connectionscounselingllc.com – Connections Counseling, LLC
  • Twitter: @ConnectionsKC
  • 10977 Granada Lane, Suite 250
    Overland Park, KS 6621
  • Individual therapy with children, adolescents, and adults; pre-marital and couples’ counseling; expertise in anxiety treatment, stress management, depression treatment, and children and adolescents

Tamara J. Finlen, LSCSW, LCSW

  • Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker in Kansas and Missouri
  • Email:tammyfinlen@gmail.com
  • Phone: 913-485-4004
  • 11261 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, KS 66215
  • Family, marriage / co-parent counseling; anger, anxiety, and depression.

Denise Gartner, LPC, SATP-C 

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Comforting Care Counseling
  • Phone:  913-302-9516
  • Email: denise@comfortingcarecounseling.org
  • 815 S. Clairborne Road Suite 275A
    Olathe, KS 66062
  • Works with females who struggle with pornography / sexual addiction, or whose spouses struggle with pornography / sexual addiction; also works with women who struggle with anxiety, panic attacks, behavior modification, chronic pain, chronic illness, depression, grief counseling, parenting, PTSD, sexual abuse, and violence

Eric T. Gaughan, Ph.D.

  • Licensed Psychologist in Kansas and Missouri
  • 4400 College Boulevard, Suite 190
    Overland Park, KS 66211
  • Phone:  913-562-9588
  • Email: drg@kcpsychologist.comg.org
  • Email: drg@kcpsychologist.com
  • Website: www.kcpsychologist.com
  • Individual therapy for adults of all ages, with expertise addressing a broad range of psychological problems, including depression, anxiety, stress, anger, relationship difficulties, addiction and substance abuse, poor self-image, and adjustment issues and distress due to medical conditions

 Francis (Frank) Gerner, Ph.D.

  • Licensed Psychologist in Kansas
  • Phone:  785-234-4743
  • Email: fygerner@cs.com
  • 907 SW 10 Ave.
    Topeka, KS 66604
  • Adults, couples and adolescents; diagnostic assessment for services, counseling the intellectually challenged, PTSD, addiction, and general daily stress

Julia Kovac, RN-BC, MA, LPC, EFMHL

Margaret (Peggy) Lucas, LCPC, LCAC

  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Kansas (LCPC), Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor in Kansas (LCAC) Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri (LPC)
  • Phone:  816-463-2604 (direct)
  • Website: lucascounseling.com
  • Christian Psychological Services of Kansas City (2 locations)
  • 8575 W. 110th St., Suite 218
    Overland Park, Kansas 66210
  • 1934 Copper Oaks Circle
    Blue Springs, Missouri 64015
  • Counseling for Adults and Couples.  Helps clients, by providing a safe and supportive environment, who are struggling with issues related to trauma, relationships, life adjustments, low self worth, grief, anxiety, depression, addiction (and the families and loved ones struggling with the person who is suffering with addiction).  Approaches are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy and EMDR Therapy (EMDR is a trauma based therapy).  

Liz LaColla, LSCSW

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Kansas
  • Phone:  785-249-3067
  • Website: www.lizlacollacounseling.com
  • 2945 SW Wanamaker Drive
    Topeka, Kansas 66614
  • Individual therapy with adolescents and adults, couples & marriage therapy as well as working with families; dissociative identity disorder, trauma, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, boundaries, and health issues

 Sam Meier, MA, LPC, CSAT Candidate

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Phone:  913-952-2267
  • Email: smeier.ma@gmail.com
  • 12710 S. Pflumm Rd. Ste 204
    Olathe, KS 66062
  • Benedictine College – 1020 N. 2nd St.
    Atchison, KS 66002
  • Individuals, couples, families, and adolescents; anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, alcohol, substance use, pornography, trust issues, marital conflict, NFP, and relationship issues

Deacon W. A. “Mike” Moffitt, III, Ph.D.

  • Licensed Psychologist in Kansas and Missouri
  • Professional Association:
  • 101 E. Cedar St.
    Olathe, KS 66061
  • Phone:  913-393-3828
  • 3515 S. Fourth St., Suite 101
    Leavenworth, KS 66048
  • Phone: 913-651-8415
  • Website: www.professionalassociationphd.com
  • Individual therapy with children, adolescents, and adults; specialization in marital and family therapy; diagnosis and treatment of anxiety and mood disorders; ADHD assessment and treatment; substance abuse, Trauma/PTSD/Critical Incident Debriefing

Theresa Montgomery, M.A., LPC

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Phone:  913-444-4602 Ext. 6
  • Email: theresa@montgomerycounseling.com
  • 5750 W. 95th Street, Suite 220 Overland Park, KS  66207
  • Works with individuals suffering with depression, anxiety, codependency, and life transition issues

Grace Mulcahy, LSCSW

  • Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker in Kansas
  • Phone:  913-360-7112
  • Benedictine College
  • 1020 N. 2nd St.
    Atchison, KS 66002
  • Individual therapy with children, adolescents and adults, marital and family therapy, trauma, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, sexual abuse. Specialized experience in child/school problems, parenting, children adjusting to divorce or blended families.

Jacqueline R. Pfeifer, Ph.D.

  • Licensed Psychologist in Kansas and Missouri
  • Professional Association:
  • 101 E. Cedar St.
    Olathe, KS 66061
  • Phone:  913-393-3828
  • 3515 S. Fourth St., Suite 101
    Leavenworth, KS 66048
  • Phone: 913-651-8415
  • Website: www.professionalassociationphd.com
  • Individual therapy with children, adolescents, and adults; specialization in marital and family therapy; diagnosis and treatment of anxiety and mood disorders; ADHD assessment and treatment; Trauma/PTSD/Critical Incident Debriefing

Jennifer Schmidt, MA, LCPC

  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Kansas & Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri
  • Phone 913-380-0737- direct line
  • Phone 909-566-0623- office
  • jschmidt@jsresiliencetherapy.com
  • Corporate Woods, 9401 Indian Creek Parkway Building 40, Suite 520
    Overland Park, Kansas 66210
  • Phone:  913-360-7116
  • website: www.jsresiliencetherapy.com 
  • Benedictine College
  • 1020 N. 2nd St.
    Atchison, KS 66002
  • Individual therapy with adults and marriage and family therapy.  Works with depression, anxiety, relationship conflicts, chronic health conditions, special needs of students identified as gifted learners, developmental challenges of college students, grief, trauma, and sexual abuse.  Extensive experience supporting families benefiting from perinatal hospice support, and extensive career counseling experience

Jennifer Secor,  M.A., LCMFT, LCPC, NCC, RPT-S

  • Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Kansas, Registered Play Therapist Supervisor National Certified Counselor
  • Phone: (913) 375-8165
  • Fax: (913) 592-2414
  • 815 S. Clairborne St. Suite 200, Olathe, KS 66062
  • Specialist in perinatal mental health and working with women in the areas of post-partum trauma, depression, and anxiety.
  • Counsels those coping with fertility challenges, unplanned pregnancy, and past trauma and women who are struggling with post-abortive grief.
  • Assists parents in bonding and creating secure attachment with their infants and children through play therapy, which is a structured approach that builds on the normal communicative and learning processes of children.

Sharon Simien, LSCSW

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Kansas and Missouri
  • Phone:  913-680-1600
  • Fax: 913-808-5440
  • 205 S. 5th St. Suite 26
    Leavenworth, KS 66048 
  • 8100 N. Marty St, Suite 107
    Overland Park, KS 66204
  • Individual, family, marital, parent/child relationship problems, conflict resolution, management/employee relations, separation and loss, child and school problems.

Laura Stallbaumer, LMSW

  • Licensed Masters Social Worker in Kansas
  • Phone:  913-633-8932
  • Website: journey2hope.net
  • Email: lstallbaumer@journey2hope.net
  • Providing in home family counseling services for Johnson County, Wyandotte, Douglas, and Shawnee. Individual and family therapy with children, adolescents, adults and senior adults; anxiety, depression, mood disorder, developmental delays, trauma, grief and loss, and attachment issues. I meet each client where they are and work with them to create positive outcomes.

Jill Thorne, PsyD

  • Licensed Psychologist
  • Phone:  913-220-9502
  • Fax: 913-273-6739 
  • Website: www.drjillthorne.com
  • 8100 N. Marty Street, Suite 107
    Overland Park, Kansas 66204
  • Relationship problems, depression, anxiety, and borderline personality disorder

Annalise Tinker, MA, LPC, NCC

  • Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor
  • Professional Association:
  • 101 E. Cedar St. Olathe, KS 66061
  • Phone:  913-393-3828
  • 3515 S. Fourth St., Suite 101 Leavenworth, KS 66048
  • Phone: 913-651-8415
  • Website: www.professionalassociationphd.com

Individual therapy with children, adolescents, and young adults; specialization in play therapy; diagnosis and treatment of anxiety, mood disorders, ADHD, anger management, stress management, grief and loss and trauma.

Mary Vorsten, MA, LCPC

  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
  • Phone:  913-909-2002
  • Email: mytherapistmaryv@gmail.com
  • 5450 Buena Vista
    Roeland Park, KS 66205
  • Adults and older adolescents, anxiety, depression, grief, addictions, life transition, and marital relationships 

David Walter, LPC

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Phone:  913-677-3553
  • 8629 Bluejacket Street
    Lenexa, KS 66214
  • Website: http://www.clinical-assoc.com/david-walter
  • I serve all ages from children to adults. I work with individuals and families on secure attachment, trauma, and parenting strategies. I also work with individuals on the autism spectrum. I treat anxiety disorders and phobias with cognitive and exposure strategies. I can also provide spiritually guided counseling. I work in treating ADHD and behavioral concerns.

Many of the above counselors provide telehealth counseling over the phone or secure video for people outside of Kansas City, Topeka and Leavenworth.  The Website: Pastoral Solutions Institute also provides Catholic phone counseling.

If you are a Catholic psychologist, counselor, or social worker in NE Kansas / KC metro who is interested in being part of this list, please call Dcn. Tony Zimmerman at 913-647-0329.

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