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Randy McLaren, MA, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

5988 Mid Rivers Mall Dr., St. Charles, Missouri

I focus on collaborative goal-setting, developing self-awareness, and applying what's learned to improving your important relationships. I'm experienced in working with individuals as well as couples struggling with marriage, and family/parenting issues.

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Related Sites:
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Therapy St. Peters

Counseling O'Fallon, St Charles, Bridgeton, Maryland Heights, Chesterfield, Moscow Mills, Hazelwood

St. Peters is located in Missouri surrounding several large cities like St. Charles and Chesterfield. The city's placement makes this area great for families with children and teenagers of all ages. Brunswick Four Seasons Lanes provides a family-fun, friendly competition of bowling that is sure to be highly entertaining. Be sure to visit the concession stand to grab your favorite snacks and beverages. An attraction perfect for children is the Butterfly House and Education Center. With over a thousand beautiful creatures flying around, this site is inexpensive and a unique experience for the entire family.1 Clarkson 6 Cinema is one of the movie theatres located nearby. Here your can enjoy a family-friendly film while making lasting memories. Harrah's Casino may prove to be highly entertaining for parents or couples wishing to enjoy a date night away from the children.

Mental Health in St. Peters

Behavioral Health Response is a unique non-profit organization that provides free telephone support as well as mobile outreach to individuals in a mental health emergency. The agency acts as a safety net for people who need mental health services but may not be able to afford them or access them. The Crisis Line is staffed by master's degree-level clinicians who provide compassionate support and informed recommendations for future care. If a caller is in a serious emergency, mobile outreach teams will meet the caller at their home to provide face-to-face services. To receive services 24-hours a day, seven days a week, call 314-469-6644.2

The CHADS Coalition is dedicated to raising awareness about suicide and related mental health issues in the community of St. Peters and the surrounding area. The agency conducts school-based prevention programs for children of all ages that focus on self-harm, suicidal ideation, and bullying. Community-based programs provide further information about mental health first aid and QPR training to help reduce the incidence of suicide.3 CHADS also offers a variety of support groups for children and teens, parents, and other caregivers. Common topics include anger issues, depression, and anxiety. Groups are offered for free at school-based and community-based locations.4 To inquire about these and other services, call CHADS at 314-952-2046.

Current Education

Children who display giftedness in academic or creative fields can benefit from extended and rigorous activities to ensure their capabilities are developed to their capacity. In St. Peters, the Gifted Education program provides these high-level learning opportunities so gifted children can satisfy their desire for exploration, questioning, and research. Since many gifted children have unique behavioral and affective needs, the Gifted Education program also supports growth in these areas by providing services that facilitate improved socio-emotional functioning. Contact the Francis Howell School District at 636-851-4000 to learn more about this program.5


References

1. Missouri Botanical Garden. (2017). Butterfly House. Retrieved from http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/visit/family-of-attractions/butterfly-house.aspx
2. Behavioral Health Response. (2017). Who We Are. Retrieved from /who-we-are-2-2/
3. CHADS Coalition. (2017). Education. Retrieved from http://www.chadscoalition.org/education/
4. CHADS Coalition. (2017). Support Groups. Retrieved from http://www.chadscoalition.org/group-therapy/
5. Francis Howell School District. (2017). Gifted Education. Retrieved from http://fhsd.sharpschool.net/departments/gifted_education

St Peters is located in St. Charles County, Missouri. It has a land area of 22.42 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of St Peters is 56,971 people with 21,919 households and a median annual income of $70,325. .


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in St Peters 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