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.

For more information about Catholic counselors in NE Kansas, please email Brad DuPont: If you would like to be considered for addition to this list, please email Annie Kyle

William Art, LSCSW, LCSW

    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Kansas and Missouri

    • 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.

Jana Burns, LMSW


    • Licensed Master Social Worker – under the supervision of Grace Mulcahy

    • Email:

    • Website:

    • Location: 14251 Nall Avenue Overland Park, KS 66223 – In the Via Counseling Office located at St. Michael the Archangel Parish in Leawood, KS.

    • In person and virtual therapy appointments available

    • Specializes in working with teens, college age & young adults who have anxiety, depression, PTSD, sexual traumas, sexual brokenness, grief and loss, poor self image, familial and relationship issues.

    • I am an out-of-network provider and do not take insurance. Superbills for insurance reimbursement can be provided upon request.  

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

    • Licensed Professional Counselor

    • Telehealth for adults living in Missouri

    • Phone:  913-777-9145

    • Email:

    • 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.

    • Does not accept insurance.

    • Currently only accepting clients via telehealth for individual counseling. Find me on BetterHelp:

Melissa Carrico, LSCSW

    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Kansas

    • Counseling for Women and Adolescent Girls

    • 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 professional expertise in a non-judgmental relaxing environment through a holistic approach.

Michael Ciaccio, MS, LPC, SATP

    • EMDR Certified (EMDRIA)

    • College age, young adult and middle aged men and women struggling with anxiety, relationship problems, betrayal trauma, sexual brokenness/addiction issues, narcissistic wounding and trauma.  Michael utilizes EMDR, Experiential and attachment based therapy integrated with the Catholic Faith.

    • Phone:  816-287-0337

    • Email:

    • Website:

    • I do not accept insurance, but I do have a foundation to support low income clients. 

Adam Clement, LCMFT

    • Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist in Kansas

    • Phone: 913-481-1968 – direct line

    • Phone: 913-717-2144 ext 102 – office

    • Website:

    • Email:

    • 8575 W. 110th St. Suite 218, Overland Park, KS 66210

    • Family, couple, and individual therapy; specializes in marital therapy using EFT and Gottman; experienced with depression, anxiety, marital conflict, emotional maturity, communications styles, and addictions.

    • Does not accept insurance but can provide superbills for reimbursement.  


Donna Constantineau, MA, MPS, LCPC

    • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)

    • Phone:  913-602-1415

    • Email:

    • 309 N 15th St, Kansas City, KS 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.

    • Accepts the following Insurance: United Healthcare, Aetna Better Health (medicaid only), Sunflower Health Plan

Stacie Cordell, LCMFT

    • Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist in Kansas

    • Phone:  913-553-0068

    • Website:

    • 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.

    • Does not accept insurance but does offer a discounted fee structure.

Kevin Cure, MA, LCMFT

    • Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist.

    • Phone: 651-485-9040 direct line

    • Email:

    • Website: 

    • Currently offering virtual appointments for Kansas residents.

    • Families, Couples and Individuals. Experience working with couples, facing a variety of problems including communication issues, affairs and intimacy issues.  Men struggling with depression, anxiety, OCD relationship issues and addiction are both substance and  sexual.   Adolescents and young adults.  Specialize in Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy and Structural Family Therapy.  
    • Accepts the following Insurances: UnitedHealthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Cigna, Aetna, UMR OScar, UHS Student Resources, AllSavers UHC, Harvard Pilgrim, Meritain, Nippon, United Healthcare SharedServices, Allied Benefit Systems-Aetna, Surest (Formerly Bind) Health Plans Inc. UnitedHealthcare Global, Christian Brothers Services – Aetna, Trustmark Health Benefits-Aetna, Trustmark Health Benefits – Cigna, Trustmark Small Business Benefits – Aetna, HealthScope -Aetna

Mary Helen Dennihan, LCMFT

    • Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist

    • 8300 College Blvd. Suite 320
      Overland Park, KS 66210

    • Works with individuals, families, and couples experiencing trauma, mood disorders, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, and more. Therapies used include: EMDR, Emotion Focused Therapy, Spirituality, Strength Based, and Acceptance Therapy.

Chris Ellman, MSW, LCSW, SATP, CSAT

    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Kansas and Missouri

    • Address: 20 W 9th St. , Suite 601, Kansas City, MO 641045

    • Phone:  913-568-8415

    • Email:

    • Website:

    • 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, sexual woundedness, and trauma, including betrayal trauma; also helps men and women who are experiencing unwanted sexual behavior. EMDR Trained.

    • Does not accept insurance.

Will Fernholz, LSCSW

Tamara J. Finlen, LSCSW, LCSW

    • Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker in Kansas and Missouri

    • Email:

    • Phone: 913-485-4004

    • 11261 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, KS 66215

    • Family, marriage / co-parent counseling; anger, anxiety, and depression.

    • Accepts most insurance plans EXCEPT Humana and Medicare.

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:

    • Website:

    • I offer individual therapy for adults (age 18 and above) and have expertise helping clients find freedom from anxiety and depression, as well as overcome co-occurring issues like anger and substance abuse

    • Does not accept insurance. However, services may be covered as out-of-network for managed care plans, and a billing statement can be supplied for reimbursement applications through patient’s insurance carrier.

Lizzy Hollwedel

    • Licensed Professional Counselor

    • Inquiries email at

    • Website: 

    • Phone: 913-386-6448.

    • Clientele: I am passionate about working with women and teens who are navigating and battling anxiety, OCD or scrupulosity, life transitions, or trauma processing. I specialize in perinatal mental health, (mental and emotional struggles around pregnancy and postpartum, such as postpartum anxiety). I have received training through Postpartum Support International and I am honored to walk with women navigating this season of life. There is hope, no matter what situation or mental thought process you may feel stuck in. If you feel we may be a good fit, I would be so honored to journey with you to a more peaceful and confident place.

    • Locations: Overland Park, KS and Teletherapy

    • Insurance: Out of Network Provider

Julia Kovac, RN-BC, LPC, ESMHL

    • Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Nurse Coach


    • Phone:  816-896-6569

    • Email:

    • Anxiety, depression, life transitions including health concerns, equine assisted therapy and learning, OCD, scrupulosity and Equine-Facilitated Mental Health & Learning

    • Does not accept insurance but can provide codes for clients to be reimbursed.

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)

    • 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

    • 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

    • Licensed Professional Counselor

    • Benedictine College – 1020 N. 2nd St.
      Atchison, KS 66002

    • Individuals, couples, families, adolescents, and young adults; anxiety, depression, parenting struggles, grief, trauma, addictions, marital conflict, and relationship issues

Kelsey Moffitt-Carney, PhD, LP

    • Licensed Psychologist in Kansas

    • Phone: 913-651-8415  

    • Address 1: 101 E. Cedar St. Olathe, KS 66061

    • Address 2: 3515 S. Fourth Street, Suite 101, Leavenworth KS 66048

    • Professional Association (Olathe and Leavenworth, KS) 

    • Individual therapy with children, adolescents, and adults; Expertise addressing diverse and complex symptoms and concerns including mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, adjustment difficulties, grief, relationship problems, academic and occupational distress, and sleep disturbance;

    • Specialized approaches include dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety, depression, and trauma related disorders 
    • Accepts private pay as well as BlueCross BlueShield

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

    • Licensed Psychologist in Kansas and Missouri

    • Professional Association:

    • 101 E. Cedar St.
      Olathe, KS 66061

    • 3515 S. Fourth St., Suite 101
      Leavenworth, KS 66048

    • Phone: 913-651-8415

    • 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:  913-735-6845

    • Email:

    • 10540 Marty St. Suite 160, Overland Park, KS  66212

    • Works with individuals suffering with depression, anxiety, codependency, and life transition issues

    • “I work with betrayal trauma in individual counseling and also co-lead a women’s betrayal trauma group that meets each Wednesday evening.  It is a closed group (we ask for a 12 week commitment).  We also like to meet/chat with the ladies before joining to make sure they will be a good fit for our group.  The group is for women who are in a relationship (whether still married or divorced) who have experienced trauma due to unwanted sexual behaviors.”

    • Does not accept insurance

Grace Mulcahy, LSCSW 

    • Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker in Kansas Certified Perinatal Mental Health Therapist
    • Website:


    • Email:

    • Phone: 913-370-7151

    • 310 Commercial St. Atchison, KS 66002

    • Specializing in perinatal mental health, working with women experiencing postpartum mood disorders, grief from miscarriage or child loss, and birth trauma. Trained in EMDR. Also providing individual therapy with children, adolescents and adults for trauma, grief and loss, anxiety, depression and sexual abuse.

    • I take BCBS and United Healthcare commercial plans (not medicaid)

Michelle Niehues, LCMF

    • Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist in KS and MO
    • Accepting clients
      • Topeka, KS
      • Holton, KS
      • Online telehealth in Kansas or Missouri
    • Areas of focus
      • Couples: communication patterns, infidelity, intimacy, parenting
      • Individuals: relational distress, anxiety, anger, life transitions, trauma, and self growth
      • Perinatal and postpartum care
    • Phone: 913-335-0001
    • Email:
    • Web-site:
    • Does not accept insurance. Accepts HSA / FSA*

Julie Nielsen-Thomason, LSCSW, LCSW

    • Licensed Clinical Therapist in KS and MO

    • 12480 W 62nd Terrace Suite #306 Shawnee, KS 66216

    • PHONE:  913-787-7214

    • EMAIL:

    • For additional information or to book an appointment:

    • Treatment populations include: Adults/Adolescents/Children, Trauma/Abuse, Grief and Loss, Pregnancy Related Loss/Post Abortion Syndrome/Adoption, Depression, Anxiety, Addictions, Sexual Issues, PTSD, Spiritual Issues, Life Crisis

    • Methods of Treatment:  Inner Healing Techniques, Prayer, Cognitive Techniques, Behavior Techniques, Art Therapy

    • Does not take insurance but will provide support bills for clients to submit to their insurance for reimbursement.

Jacqueline R. Pfeifer, Ph.D.

    • Licensed Psychologist in Kansas and Missouri

    • Professional Association:

    • 101 E. Cedar St.
      Olathe, KS 66061

    • 3515 S. Fourth St., Suite 101
      Leavenworth, KS 66048

    • Phone: 913-651-8415

    • 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


    • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Kansas and Missouri

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

    • 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.


    • Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker & Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Kansas and Missouri

    • Fax: 913-250-5411

    • 205 S. 5th St. Suite 3
      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.
    • Does not accept insurance 

Laura Stallbaumer, LSCSW

    • Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker in Kansas

    • Phone:  913-633-8932

    • Website:

    • Email:

    • Address: 513 N Mur-Len Rd. Olathe, KS 66062

    • 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.


    • Accepts commercial insurance- United Health Care, Cigna, & Aetna


    • Accepts Medicaid- United Health Care & Aetna

Jill Thorne, PsyD

    • Licensed Psychologist

    • Fax: 913-273-6739 

    • 8100 N. Marty Street, Suite 107
      Overland Park, Kansas 66204

    • Relationship problems, depression, anxiety, and borderline personality disorder

Annalise Tinker, MA, LCPC, NCC

    • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor

    • Professional Association:

    • 101 E. Cedar St. Olathe, KS 66061

    • 3515 S. Fourth St., Suite 101 Leavenworth, KS 66048

    • Phone: 913-651-8415

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:

    • 5450 Buena Vista, Roeland Park, KS 66205

    • Adults with anxiety, depression, grief, addictions and life transitions.

    • Does not accept insurance

David Walter, LPC

    • Licensed Professional Counselor

    • 8629 Bluejacket Street
      Lenexa, KS 66214

    • 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 Annie Kyle at 913-647-0345 or email