Our Counselors

Cynthia Kohler
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MO
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Compsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare West
  • UBH
Self Pay Rate: $89

Cynthia Kohler, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Cynthia Kohler is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri who has 10 years of experience providing therapy to adolescents and adults who struggle with the day to day life stressors. Cynthia completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and received her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Lindenwood University.

Cynthia believes that building a strong therapeutic relationship to help you work through issues like stress management, depression, anxiety, relationships, and many more will optimize how to get your life on the track you desire. Cynthia starts with a client centered approach to assist you with developing goals to reach your full potential wherever you are in life. Cynthia utilizes collaborative, solution focused, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and strength-based approaches in therapy to meet your needs.

Cynthia invites you to allow therapy to provide support during difficult times with a therapist who will stand beside you as long as it is needed to complete goals and feel you are living your best productive and healthy life.

Education

Lindenwood University
Master of Arts in Professional Counseling

Specialties

  • Anxiety Therapy
  • Stress Counseling
  • Depression Counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Grief / Loss / Bereavement
Erin Arthur
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • CareFirst BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $89

Erin Arthur, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Erin Arthur is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri, and has 20 years of  experience with adolescents, adults, and family therapy in both outpatient and residential  settings. She has assisted people who have depression, anxiety, life transitions, serious mental  illness, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and relationship issues including developing and  respecting boundaries, and challenging ineffective communication patterns. 

Erin received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Columbia College attending a non traditional evening program. She received her Master of Arts in Educational and Counseling  Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. 

Erin utilizes an eclectic solution focused approach, comprised of interpersonal therapy,  cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, client centered modalities, all within a  trauma informed framework. Erin is creative, compassionate, empathic, and tends to “think  outside the box”, in order to best help her clients to feel empowered and move towards the  change that they are seeking. 

Erin develops a warm, understanding and respectful relationship with her clients, and uses  interpersonal interventions to help her clients to understand how she, and therefore others  may experience you, empowering you to have a better understanding of how you and your  communication styles can be adapted in order to strengthen your relationships with others.

Education

University of Missouri-Columbia
Master of Arts in Educational and Counseling Psychology

 

Specialties

  • Couples/Relationship Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Anxiety Therapy
  • Stress Counseling
  • Panic Counseling
Julia Vulic
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • New Directions (BlueCross BlueShield)
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $89

Julia Vulic, LPC, CPT, CRC

Philosophy of Care

Julia Vulic is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Play Therapist, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Grief Counseling Specialist, and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional in the state of Missouri who has 5 years of post-graduate experience working with kids, teens, adults, families, and people with disabilities struggling with things such as anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma and stress related disorders, self-esteem issues, life transitions, school/peer issues like bullying, relationship issues, and grief. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Maryville University of St. Louis, Missouri, Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling from Maryville University of St. Louis, Missouri, and Graduate Certificate in Play Therapy from MidAmerica Nazarene University of Olathe, Kansas. Julia’s main modalities include cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, person centered therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and play therapy.

Julia recognizes that every person is unique and has their own ways of communicating and coping and, because of this, makes sure to use an individualized approach with all clients. She is truly passionate about what she does and will do her best to provide you with a safe, trusting, and non-judgmental environment. Julia believes that, given the right levels of support and guidance, we all have the ability to thrive and live healthy and meaningful lives.

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Kids & Teens
  • Mood Disorders
  • Life Transitions
  • Trauma & Stress Related Disorders
Shanna Brende
Accepting:
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • New Directions
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $65

Shanna Brende, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Shanna Brende is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of MO, and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of KS, who has been working in the behavioral health field for over 25 years. She has experience working with various segments of the population including children, teenagers, and adults suffering with mental health and/or substances abuse.

Shanna holds a bachelor’s degree, majoring in psychology and communication disorders from the University of South Dakota, and a master’s degree from Sam Houston State University in Texas with a major in counselor education.

Education

Sam Houston State University
Master's in Counselor Education

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • LGBTQ+ issues
  • Grief/Loss
  • Anger management
  • Addiction
  • Stress management
  • PTSD

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