Marriage counseling that Heals in Independence, MO. Restore Your Relationship.

Speak with the right marriage therapist in Independence. Real help for issues like separation, communication, infidelity, and finances.

Kansas City Relationship Institute, LLC
Marriage Counselor

Kansas City Relationship Institute, LLC

Licensed/ Provisionally Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

4710 S. Cedar Crest Court Suite 200 Independence, MO 64055, Indepedence, Missouri 64111 | (816) 537-1350

Life often provides many challenges that make it difficult to live the life we imagined and to have healthy, happy relationships. Do you feel like you are losing yourself? Your relationship? Both? We are marriage and couples counseling specialists and we can help.

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Independence is a great town located in Missouri with multiple attractions great for children, teenagers, and adults. This city is home of the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, which proves to be a great learning experience for those who visit.1 However, if your family is seeking to get outdoors, visit the George Owens Nature Park featuring an aquarium and exhibits geared toward children of all ages. Sprint IMAX is another popular location within the city with films that are educational and entertaining. Other attractions include the Puppetry Arts Institute with hands-on activities and a store that allows your children to build their own. The City Theatre of Independence has plays and other acts that fall into the performing arts category; be sure to check out the upcoming calendar to start planning your trip. The Bingham-Waggoner Estate is a relatively large mansion that was involved in the Oregon Trail; here your children and teenagers can step into the lives of those in the past.

Marriage and Family Mental Health in Independence

Parenting With Love and Logic is a program that promotes healthy parenting strategies. Participants in the program learn how to handle life's obstacles and discipline situations with love, sensibility, and compassion. Parents also learn about infant and child development and acquire a heightened ability to overcome stressful family situations in an effective manner. For additional details about this program, call Northland Dependency Services at 816-836-9900.2

Several organizations in Independence offer programs to assist children that are homeless or experience mental, social, or emotional issues that negatively impact their academic performance. Families that include a mentally ill child can receive school-based services through the Missouri Department of Social Services. Their Youth Services Division has developed programs that build self-esteem, promote respect for others, facilitates improved communication, and teaches strategies to cope with stress in a healthy manner.3 The Independence School District offers meal programs, Title I instructional services, tutoring, and mentoring programs to help children overcome the academic obstacles brought on by their living situation. The school district will also provide transportation to and from school. To learn more about these programs, call the Independence School District at 816-521-5300.4

Family Services and Assistance Programs

Della Lamb Community Services is an Independence non-profit that specializes in assisting families in need. Programs are available for each member of the family, from youth programs that teach children how to resolve conflict and boost self-esteem, to social visits and home meal delivery services for the elderly. The organization also offers life skills trainings for adult family members, as well as educational supports so adults can receive their G.E.D. Job skills programs, ESL courses, and computer literacy workshops assist family members in becoming more self-sufficient as well. Further details about these services are available by calling 816-842-8040.5


1. Harry S. Truman Library and Museum. (2017). Exhibits. Retrieved from
2. Northland Dependency Services. (2017). Parenting With Love and Logic. Retrieved from
3. Missouri Department of Social Services. (2017). Division of Youth Services. Retrieved from
4. Independence School District. (2017). Services for Homeless Students. Retrieved from
5. Della Lamb Community Services. (2016). Homepage. Retrieved from

Independence is a city that is located in multiple counties- Jackson County and Clay County in Missouri. It has a land area of 77.83 square miles and a water area of 0.44 square miles.  The population of Independence is 117,255 people with 48,313 households and a median annual income of $43,472. .

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Mental health treatment and therapy in Independence is sometimes a struggle to afford for families and individuals without proper insurance coverage. Finances for many in Independence are not able to cover long term weekly counseling sessions without a budgetary plan in place. The good news is that therapists are often willing to work with you if accessibility is an issue. Low cost therapy and sliding scales are just some of the options that therapists can offer. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your counselor to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Independence public health department.