Top addiction therapists in 64055: Independence, MO.

Real help for hurts and habits in 64055, 64055: Independence, MO. Internet, substance abuse, gambling, co-dependency, sex and pornography addictions.


Danience Moreland, MA, LPC
Addiction Counselor

Danience Moreland, MA, LPC

License Professional Counselor

9419 E 63rd Street, Raytown, Missouri 64133 | 8167268770

Addiction is the continued use of a mood altering substance or behavior despite adverse consequences. Therapy provides a safe and honest look at behaviors and thoughts leading up to where you are today, a step by step guide to begin to make changes, develop new social skills, and tools to repair broken relationships and a new community of supports. .

Jessica Willemsen, MSW, LSCSW, LMAC, LCSW
Addiction Counselor

Jessica Willemsen, MSW, LSCSW, LMAC, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker and Addiction Counselor

6901 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Suite 219, Overland Park, Kansas 66202 | 816-295-7223

It can feel like there's no way out, when you are trapped in the grips of a chemical addiction. Whether it's alcohol, prescription drugs, or illegal drugs such as cocaine/crack, methamphetamines, heroin, etc, I can help. I hold a license in addiction counseling in the state of Kansas, and have extensive experience working with women in various stages of recovery. Individual therapy is essential in making sobriety stick and experiencing a long-lasting recovery. EMDR can be an essential tool in desensitizing urges and strengthening recovery skills. Talk therapy is also valuable in tailoring each client's recovery to meet their specific needs--there is no one-size-fits-all recovery model.

Jennifer Asbury, MA, LPC, NCC
Addiction Counselor

Jennifer Asbury, MA, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

8826 Santa Fe Dr Suite 207, Overland Park, Kansas 66212 | 913-735-4425

I utilize DBT skills to help clients dealing with addictions. Looking at addiction from an impulse issue helps clients to realize there is a reason for what they do. Addictions can range from drug, alcohol, food, gaming/electronics, gambling, sexual and spending to name a few. Learning to use DBT skills can help the client manage impulsive behaviors.

Debra Neal, LCPC, ICCGC
Addiction Counselor

Debra Neal, LCPC, ICCGC

Professional Counselor

7180 W. 107th St. Ste 21, Overland Park, Kansas 66212 | 816-805-0732

Debra Neal specializes in working with problem and compulsive behaviors--compulsive or problem gambling, alcohol and substance abuse, sex/pornography, internet gaming, debting, and eating disorders. Using motivational enhancement techniques and best practice therapies, Debra helps individuals, couples and families find hope, solutions, and freedom better way to live day to day.

Sherrie Pucket, LPC,NCC
Addiction Counselor

Sherrie Pucket, LPC,NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

12400 W 62nd Terrace, Suite A, Shawnee, Kansas 66216 | 9137875444

Addiction is oftentimes the result of an underlying issue. In counseling sessions, I encourage clients suffering from addiction to pinpoint the triggers that cause the addictive behaviors. We also analyze the starting point of the behavior and the emotions associated with this form of acting-out. This process may include Narrative Therapy and homework. Each client is encouraged to find his or her own path to healing by uncovering emotions and circumstances from the past. Faith in God is a major factor in the healing from addition process.

Sara Minges, LPC
Addiction Counselor

Sara Minges, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

12345 W. 95th St., Ste. 200, Lenexa, Kansas 66215 | 913-244-8786

My older teen and adult clients with unhealthy relationship issues receive information on how codependency is an addiction to "feel good" chemicals released in infancy and early childhood in response to responsive, nurturing, consistent parenting. When nurturing is sporadic, a child craves the feeling of connection and being loved, and will often sacrifice their own needs later in life in order to experience those feelings again, as the idea of being alone is more devastating than not having their own needs met.

Barbara Cleverdon, M.S., LCMFT
Addiction Counselor

Barbara Cleverdon, M.S., LCMFT

Licensed Clinical Marriage & Family Therapist

1225 N. 78th St., Suite A, KANSAS CITY, Kansas 66112 | 913-515-6919

I am not a certified addiction counselor, however, I believe therapy, along with support from out-patient services, such as AA, or NA, will help get you to the depth of the emotion that took you to this point in the first place. Many addictions are driven by the core emotion of shame. Deep shame is not guilt but a sense that "I don't deserve to be here on this planet." Shame usually starts very early in life, often unintended by our caregivers, but never the less, it can lead to destructive behaviors. I am a certified Heart Centered Hypnotherapist, which can help find the root of the shame, change the conclusion, and find healing.

Richard Bates,  LCMFT, RN
Addiction Counselor

Richard Bates, LCMFT, RN

Richard D Bates, Marriage and Family Therapist

205 South Fifth Street Suite 13, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048 | 913-271-7099

The brain heals. The feelings of no joy pass. We will work to steady you until that time. It happens over months...many, many months. But it happens. We will find the hope to keep you going, the relationships that keep you getting better, ways to avoid triggers, any explore medical interventions that may help. Remember, addictions are a neurological problem, not a moral one.

Laura Drinkard, LMFT
Addiction Counselor

Laura Drinkard, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

205 S. 5th St Suite 13, Leavenworth, Kansas 66048 | 9132717099

Addiction in any form whether it is sexual, internet, gambling, gaming, or substances is a disease and is neurological in nature. Our time together will be blame free and non-judgmental while we work to identify triggers and collaborate to get you the best care possible. Addictions not only effect their victims, but their families as well. Our work will include maintaining and strengthening relationships while they adjust to the changes involved in recovery.


64055 is a zip code located in Jackson County and part of Independence, Missouri. It has a land area of 12.233 square miles.  The population of 64055 is 33,858 people.