Prior to launching his counseling & coaching practices, Dan sold multi-million dollar deals, worked for Fortune 100 companies, created and grew teams, worked in start-ups and family business. His understanding of people, compassionate attitude, and appealing to the sense of “right”, have endured as characteristic throughout his career.
Dan’s focus is working with individuals with sexual addiction, partners of sex addicts, survivors of trauma and couples dealing with all types of relationship issues.
Chris is a Level 2 EMDR therapist and uses the technique and approach extensively with clients to overcome traumatic experiences in the past and present.
Chris has enjoyed working with college students in the past and, although he works with clients of all ages, he is especially drawn to working with individuals struggling with sex addiction and their partners who are 18 – 30 years of age.
Prior to joining Counseling & Recovery Partners, Chris worked in case management at a community mental health agency helping clients with persistent and severe mental health illnesses. He also has experience providing career exploration counseling to individuals, and has worked in the banking industry as a manager and commercial lender. Chris has been successful throughout his career because of the compassion and understanding he has for the people that he serves.
The focus of Chris’s practice is working with individuals with sexual addiction and those who have survived trauma.
Kathy has worked at MOCSA (Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault) as a therapist and educator where she treated individual clients and led groups on a variety of topics involved with healing from Sexual Trauma. Kathy’s current focus is helping women live full, enriched, balanced lives.
Kathy has a warm compassionate style and utilizes breath work, art therapy and other body-based techniques to help women deal with trauma and other emotional issues. Kathy has a Positive Psychology focus, helping women identify and build on their strengths to achieve wholeness and well-being. In addition, Kathy is a Level 2 EMDR therapist and weaves the technique and approach into Positive Psychology and helping clients honor their true selves.
Therapy with Kathy involves a supportive environment where clients can uncover the behaviors and patterns that are getting in the way of their success and help them create positive change in their lives.
Kathy’s focus areas are working with partners of sex addicts, marriage preparation and helping survivors of sexual trauma and abuse heal.
Jenny has over 15 years experience working with couples, families, and children who have experienced trauma, who are in crisis or who are needing help and support resolving issues. She has experience working with clients who have struggled with mental health issues, issues with addiction, grief and loss as well as parenting issues and custody cases.
Jenny’s therapy uses a positive approach focusing on clients’ strengths. Her style is supportive and encouraging, with a strong belief in the client’s ability to work through issues and change patterns which hold them back in their life.
Jenny’s focus is helping families and couples heal relationship wounds.
Sarah works primarily with women, children, teens and adolescents who have acted out sexually as well as those who have been sexually victimized. Sarah’s warm and welcoming approach to her clients along with excellent clinical skills and training provide an avenue of healing that is often difficult to find in a confidential, private practice setting.
Sarah is a Level 2 EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapist and a practitioner of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Play Therapy, including Sand Tray therapy. Play Therapy and Sand Tray therapy are widely and successfully used with children and young adults who are victims of trauma, helping them express themselves non-verbally and with less shame and resistance that traditional talk therapy. Sarah’s training, approach and demeanor bring healing and a supportive environment to her clients, creating healing and resilience.
Sarrah completed the Prolonged Exposure certification in 2012 and is one a very select few therapists in Kansas City to complete the rigorous clinical, supervisory and educational components of the certification. Sarrah’s passion for her clients’ healing, attention to their emotional well-being and strong belief in positive self-care allow her to help clients make lasting improvements in themselves, their families and their relationships. She is also a practitioner of Mindfulness techniques and helping clients learn to live in the present moment.