Counseling in Shawnee, KS. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Shawnee, Kansas will help you make the changes you want.


Cheryl Pendell, MA, LPC, NCC, CPT

Cheryl Pendell, MA, LPC, NCC, CPT

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Play Therapist

In 64116 - Nearby to Shawnee.

There are different issues that might bring you to counseling. Finding a therapist you can connect and build an alliance with is important to your success in therapy. I provide a safe and peaceful environment to explore with you what you need to move towards growth.

Teresa Cote, MA LCPC  LCAC CRAADC NCC SAP

Teresa Cote, MA LCPC LCAC CRAADC NCC SAP

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 66210 - Nearby to Shawnee.

PL Please watch my short video on YELP! My passion is to walk alongside individuals, couples and families and provide hope to those who feel hopeless and to assist in their healing process.

Afton Strate, M.S., LCMFT

Afton Strate, M.S., LCMFT

Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist

In 66204 - Nearby to Shawnee.

I'm a therapist with a serious passion for working with women's issues, grief, and couples. My hope is that at the completion of our time together, you not only reach your goal for coming to therapy, but also find more joy, connection, growth, and purpose in your life.

Aaron Mitchum, LPC

Aaron Mitchum, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 66212 - Nearby to Shawnee.

I offer psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. In doing so I use Attachment Theory as well as contemporary psychoanalytic theory. My goal is to help people come to know themselves better and find healing.

Danience Moreland, MA, LPC

Danience Moreland, MA, LPC

License Professional Counselor

In 64133 - Nearby to Shawnee.

I provide a nonjudgmental, safe, & supportive environment to explore life's challenges. Together we will set goals & work toward improvement; while you develop additional tools to face life anew. Flexible scheduling, including 7am appointments.

Richard Bates,  LCMFT, RN

Richard Bates, LCMFT, RN

Richard D Bates, Marriage and Family Therapist

In 66048 - Nearby to Shawnee.

I specialize in relationships. Intimate partners, marriages, parenting, and any other relational goal you might have. I am here to side with your relationship, not her against him, or him against her and not who's right, who's wrong. Our goal will be restoration.

Laura Drinkard, LMFT

Laura Drinkard, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 66048 - Nearby to Shawnee.

I specialize in couples, families, individuals, and struggles specific to women. When life takes a turn for the worse it can be difficult to see the road ahead. Let's work together to find your path to hope, peace, and freedom.

Stephen Brannen, PhD, LCSW, CCDP-D

Stephen Brannen, PhD, LCSW, CCDP-D

Diplomate in Clinical Social Work/Dual Disorders

In 64131 - Nearby to Shawnee.

In life, we begin a journey filled with many twists, turns, and detours along the path. As we proceed along the pathway, we sometimes get lost or stuck and need a guide to help us find our way. Counseling is much like guiding. Let me act as you guide in your journey.

Barbara Cleverdon, M.S., LCMFT

Barbara Cleverdon, M.S., LCMFT

Licensed Clinical Marriage & Family Therapist

In 66112 - Nearby to Shawnee.

My goal is to provide a compassionate safe place for you to work through any areas of your life needing change, restoration, confirmation and growth.

Sherrie Pucket, LPC,NCC

Sherrie Pucket, LPC,NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 66216 - Nearby to Shawnee.

I believe that each individual has value and purpose. Many of life's difficulties can cause one to experience hopelessness and despair. It is my goal to provide a private, nonjudgmental environment in which you can discover emotional healing and a new beginning.

Debra Neal, LCPC, ICCGC

Debra Neal, LCPC, ICCGC

Professional Counselor

In 66212 - Nearby to Shawnee.

For help, hope and relief, Call Debra Seasoned professional fosters modest, but significant behavioral change for personal and work life issues. Uses client driven approach and coaching philosophy. Confidential ,convenient, PM's

Mary Sheridan, LSCSW

Mary Sheridan, LSCSW

Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker

In 66215 - Nearby to Shawnee.

I enjoy working with adults of all ages who are seeking positive change in their life. I cater each session creatively and compassionately to the needs and desires of the client. We can usually accomplish a lot in a short period to help you discover your best self.

Terri Clinton-Dichiser, MA, JD, LCPC, NCC

Terri Clinton-Dichiser, MA, JD, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 66223 - Nearby to Shawnee.

Terri Clinton Dichiser wants you to Take Charge of your challenging relationship or difficult situation. Together with a meaningful approach we can create the relationship and life you want. We collaborate together to build a plan unique to your situation.



The stress of living in the modern world can create tension between a loving couple, straining the relationship and causing emotional distancing.  Whether your relationship issues are in the infancy stage or are full-blown threats to your union, counseling Shawnee KS, therapy can be of service in helping you see the greater picture. Many relationships suffer from emotional pain and growing aloofness that may eventually erode the strongest of ties.  Contrary to one’s inclination, ignoring the situations can make the breach wider.  A strong relationship can facilitate a successful navigation in the outer world.  Creating understanding and support between family members and thus allowing them to lead more vibrant public lives is the work of a counselor Shawnee KS, psychologist, or mental health practitioner.  The potential for success of family members who can count on the love and support within their relationships is greatly increased.  Take advantage of counseling Shawnee KS, psychotherapy or any of the many available services that can enhance both your relationship and your ability to function in the larger world.


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Help for marriages, separation, divorce, individuals, families and relationships in Shawnee, KS and the surrounding areas.

Other Areas of Practice: self-esteem counselor Shawnee, addictions (alcohol abuse, substance abuse, gambling, sexual addiction, internet addiction), career counselling Shawnee, credit counselor, depression help, trauma counseling Shawnee, spiritual and Christian counseling Shawnee, infidelity & affair help, anger management . Further proficiencies include: Child therapist in Shawnee, KS, burnout, grief & loss, psychological testing and assessment, communication counselor, aging parents, eating disorders Kansas, stress therapy, and panic.

Related Sites:
City of Shawnee, KS
Kansas Behavioral Services Regulatory Board
American Psychological Association
American Counseling Association
Family.org

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Shawnee is a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri, even though it is located in Kansas, with a population around 59,000. There are several options for people to connect with the culture in Shawnee, such as the Old Shawnee Town, the Wonderscope Children’s Museum, the Johnson County Museum, or the family Johnson County Libraries around town.  The Children’s Museum is a great place to bring the whole family, providing different exhibits, such as Lego Ocean Adventure, Raceways, Small Wonders, Healthy Kids, and Artworks, to name a few. The Old Shawnee Town museum has quite a bit for kids and adults to enjoy learning about the history of the area.  Receiving help from personal problems is available through Christian counseling Shawnee KS therapy, individuals will find a caring, listening ear. They hold an arts and crafts fair every September or the Historical Hauntings that has free activities. Something that is really fun for little girls is the annual garden party, which is held each June. The Museum of History provides a lot of different exhibits for people of all ages to enjoy.

Shawnee is located in Johnson County, Kansas. It has a land area of 41.85 square miles and a water area of 1.00 square miles.  The population of Shawnee is 65,046 people with 23,689 households and a median annual income of $77,271. .


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Shawnee for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Shawnee public health department.