Family Counseling Services in Smithville, MO.

Find a family therapist in Smithville, Missouri. Effective help for relationships, blended families, family of origin and other issues.


Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 64101 - Nearby to Smithville.

Most family therapists inadvertently create more chaos through their well-intentioned efforts to assist a family move through a change process. Why? Brains are inherently deregulated (all of us, may I add) and most talking and dialoguing misses brain-centric problems that need more intensive help. Many times the emotional trauma created by years of solving problems ineffectively can wreak havoc on the brain's parasympathetic nervous system, not ever giving the family a break from flight or fight thinking. Contact us for an innovative neuroscience solution to family dysfunction. Kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Barbara Cleverdon, M.S., LCMFT
Family Therapist

Barbara Cleverdon, M.S., LCMFT

Licensed Clinical Marriage & Family Therapist

In 66112 - Nearby to Smithville.

As a Family Therapist, involving the whole family is important to looking and understanding the dynamics of your unit. There will be times when all are invited for a session, with rules that hopefully promote honest discussion, non-judgmental listening, open communication and problem solving. Depending on the problems presented, there may be times when each member will have their own session such as the parental system will have their own session/s and then the sibling system will have theirs. Grandparents may be invited for a session, as well, especially if they play an ongoing supportive role in the family life.

Richard Bates,  LCMFT, RN
Family Therapist

Richard Bates, LCMFT, RN

Richard D Bates, Marriage and Family Therapist

In 66048 - Nearby to Smithville.

Your family is probably experiencing a "bad" person. As a contextual therapist, I am aware that your family is actually one unique "ecosystem". And like an ecosystem, the system balances out. In biology, we called this phenomenon "homeostasis". I am a systems expert and all systems operate under the same rules. No corporation, government, or family is exempt. I can correct this imbalance.

Hannah Sedgwick, LMFT
Family Therapist

Hannah Sedgwick, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 66048 - Nearby to Smithville.

I approach Family Therapy from the view that the family is a system of different moving parts that all affect each other and must work together to function properly. Even if it seems like only one family member may be struggling more often than not it is causing some type of distress in the rest of the family members. I strive to create connection and cohesion where it is lacking in families in order to create a happy home environment once again

Cheryl Pendell, MA, LPC, NCC, CPT
Family Therapist

Cheryl Pendell, MA, LPC, NCC, CPT

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Play Therapist

In 64068 - Nearby to Smithville.

Families go through periods of time in which they need help. Do you feel that your family is struggling and you feel lost in how to help? I am a Family Therapist and have a unique talent of helping families find new ways to connect in meaningful ways. If your family is experiencing troubled times don't wait for it to get worse. I will help you find a way to navigate through these difficult times and learn ways of communicating so that each person feels valued, loved and accepted. I work from a systems perspective and can help you identify strengths of your family system and more importantly find ways of reconnecting in a meaningful way.


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Thank you for visiting our Missouri search of licensed family therapists in Smithville.  Discord due from strife, marital problems, sibling rivalry, family of origin issues and blended families (just to name a few) can strain and hurt loving relationships. Counseling with honesty and depth will get to the heart of the issues and work towards healing. Find resolution for your family in Smithville right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

Smithville is a city that is located in multiple counties- Platte County and Clay County in Missouri. It has a land area of 15.50 square miles and a water area of 0.10 square miles.  The population of Smithville is 9,233 people with 3,323 households and a median annual income of $71,920. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Smithville, MO

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Smithville 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 Smithville public health department.