Usually within one to two weeks, however, new clients may need to wait occasionally for an opening
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Welcome! I have been licensed for over 25 years and have experience with a wide range of common developmental and psychological concerns faced by individuals, couples, and families. I have a special interest and long-term experience working with college students and couples. However, I also enjoy working with individuals from all phases of life and I collaborate with other practitioners to meet mutual client needs. I formerly served as the director of a university counseling center. I currently teach Counseling Psychology courses for the University of Kansas, as well as, maintaining my clinical practice with Sastun Associates. See www.kansascitycouplestherapy.com for more information.
Clients can expect me to take a caring, culturally sensitive, and strengths focus with a collaborative treatment approach. I frequently use Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Solution-Focused Therapy with my clients, however, I will adapt my approach to best meet the client's needs. I have pursued advanced training in Couples and Family therapy, including Gottman Method Couples Therapy. I am a Certified Gottman Therapist and am now able to offer the Art and Science of Love workshop for couples. Also I am a Gottman Seven Principles Couples Leader and a Gottman Bringing Baby Home Educator. In addition, I am EMDR-trained. My practice is constantly evolving to stay abreast of current trends and research in the field of Psychology.