Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Wichita, Kansas

Find a therapist in Wichita, Kansas that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Wichita to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.


Dr. Tatum Siebert

PsyD, Licensed, Psychologist
6 years experience
Welcome! I am Dr. Tatum Siebert and I am a psychologist licensed in Massachusetts and Kansas with over 5 years of providing individual therapy to adults and adolescents. No matter what you may be going through, I am here to provide support, compassion, and help. Regardless of whether you may be experiencing anxiety, depression, or relationship issues, I work with you to discover and accept your own strengths and how to... Read More
Welcome! I am Dr. Tatum Siebert and I am a psychologist licensed in Massachusetts and Kansas with over 5 years of providing individual therapy to adults and adolescents. No matter what you may be going through,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Amy Bichsel

LSCSW, LCAC
11 years experience
You have taken the courageous first step to feeling better! I am so grateful you are here. BetterHelp is for individuals, 18 years and older. My name is Amy Bichsel and I am a Master's Level Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW). I graduated from the University of Nebraska-Omaha in 2008 and began working in a community mental health center with individual who were struggling with an array of concerns like depression, anxiety, trauma,... Read More
You have taken the courageous first step to feeling better! I am so grateful you are here. BetterHelp is for individuals, 18 years and older. My name is Amy Bichsel and I am a Master's Level Clinical Social... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years

Dr. Emily Christensen

PhD, LPC, LCPC
18 years experience
I am a doctoral level licensed clinical professional counselor, with twenty years of experience as a counselor. The most transformative aspect of counseling is feeling safe and supported by a knowledgeable therapist who will listen empathetically and without judgment, and will help nurture and draw out your best self. I believe that your answers lie within you; my job is to help you discover your inner wisdom and identify and overcome the obstacles... Read More
I am a doctoral level licensed clinical professional counselor, with twenty years of experience as a counselor. The most transformative aspect of counseling is feeling safe and supported by a knowledgeable therapist who will listen empathetically and without... Read More
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  • Languages: English, American Sign Language
  • Experience: 18 years

Gail Harris

MS, LPC, LCPC
8 years experience
I believe there are no quick fixes and that change is a continuous process. Goals are set, progress is made, and next thing you know, there is an unexpected set back. Life experience has taught me that, it is great to want to change, it is great to want to move forward, however, it is also very important to live in the here and now. I will work with you to manage expectations, manage emotions,... Read More
I believe there are no quick fixes and that change is a continuous process. Goals are set, progress is made, and next thing you know, there is an unexpected set back. Life experience has taught me that, it is great... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Lindsay Foster

LPC, CAC, III
12 years experience
You have just taken the most difficult step in the counseling process! There IS hope for change and improvement can occur quickly. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Addictions Counselor (Level III) in the state of Colorado that focuses on helping you recover your resilience needed for true happiness. I have been working in the Behavioral Health field since 2007 and use an integrated approach to help clients improve the... Read More
You have just taken the most difficult step in the counseling process! There IS hope for change and improvement can occur quickly. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Addictions Counselor (Level III) in the state of... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 12 years

Katie Stevens

LCSW, LSCSW
9 years experience
Therapy is a brave step! I am here to listen, support, help, and encourage you as we explore your needs and wants. Our goal will be to overcome roadblocks in your life and help you achieve your personal goals. I want this to be a valuable and beneficial experience for you. My approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. As a Social Worker our work will be very solution focused, although we may look... Read More
Therapy is a brave step! I am here to listen, support, help, and encourage you as we explore your needs and wants. Our goal will be to overcome roadblocks in your life and help you achieve your... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years

Andrea Levitan

LPC, CPT
18 years experience
People who make a deep commitment to themselves to become emotionally healthy are willing to go to the lengths to learn about their emotional selves and to do what is required to release buried emotions. This is often an uncomfortable and difficult journey when you begin, but I promise you great joy once you've gotten over the first few hurdles. Once you make this commitment your journey to identify your issues and release buried emotions... Read More
People who make a deep commitment to themselves to become emotionally healthy are willing to go to the lengths to learn about their emotional selves and to do what is required to release buried emotions. This is often an uncomfortable... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 18 years

Patricia Lord

MA, LCPC, LPC
5 years experience
I believe everyone has a unique story and it is sharing these stories that I can offer empathy and hope to my clients. I received my Masters of Arts in Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling and my certification as a Play Therapist, and work extensively with adolescents, teens and young adults. My experience includes working with all ages and stages of divorce, co-parenting and step parenting relationships, grief and loss, anxiety, stress and depression, trauma,... Read More
I believe everyone has a unique story and it is sharing these stories that I can offer empathy and hope to my clients. I received my Masters of Arts in Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling and my certification as... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Kayce Bragg

LPC-SC, LAC, NCC
8 years experience
I am a Board-Certified Licensed Professional Counselor, Supervisor Candidate, and a Licensed Addiction Counselor in the state of South Carolina and have been practicing in the mental health field since 2011. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Kansas and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. In addition to providing therapy services with various platforms and my own private practice, Synergy eTherapy, I am the Clinical Director... Read More
I am a Board-Certified Licensed Professional Counselor, Supervisor Candidate, and a Licensed Addiction Counselor in the state of South Carolina and have been practicing in the mental health field since 2011. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Stormy Malone

MA, LPC, LCPC
3 years experience
Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Texas and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Kansas. I received an M.A. in counseling from the University of North Dakota. I have worked as a counselor at a nonprofit organization for 3 years. In that time, I frequently worked with adults recovering from experiences with trauma, and those experiencing feelings of anxiety or depression. I also have... Read More
Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Texas and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Kansas. I received an M.A. in counseling from the University of North Dakota. I have worked... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Shealah West

LCSW
13 years experience
I will help parents and caregivers (and teachers) to better understand the meaning behind behaviors and the best ways of accommodating, managing or extinguishing those behaviors. I will also teach how to apply the principals of dysmaturity to develop realistic goals and use effective strategies with each child to help them be successful. Read More
I will help parents and caregivers (and teachers) to better understand the meaning behind behaviors and the best ways of accommodating, managing or extinguishing those behaviors. I will also teach how to apply the principals of dysmaturity to develop realistic goals and use effective strategies with each child to help them be successful. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 years

Randi Black

LCMFT
5 years experience
I provide therapy to individuals, couples and families ages 12-adult. I specialize in depression, anxiety, grief, post traumatic stress disorder and relational issues. I utilize solution focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and strength based therapy. Read More
I provide therapy to individuals, couples and families ages 12-adult. I specialize in depression, anxiety, grief, post traumatic stress disorder and relational issues. I utilize solution focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and strength based therapy. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Overview of Mental Health in Wichita, Kansas

Wichita is the largest city in the state of Kansas. At the end of 2017 there were 391,586 residents.

Funding issues, along with the stigma attached to mental health, has led to a social crisis in America. Today, most of the nation’s cities are facing a significant challenge: How to care for their growing mental health care needs when the resources are not available? Despite these challenges, the city of Wichita has made progress in addressing this dilemma.

The last mental health hospital to be closed in Kansas was the Topeka State Hospital, which was in 1997. The closures were not followed up with investments into community health service centers. Jails and other correctional facilities became the recipients of individuals with mental illness.

Kansas did not expand its Medicaid program (known as KanCare) as the Supreme Court ruled that states had discretion as to whether they wanted to participate in the Affordable Care Act. The result is that those whose income is too high to qualify for Medicaid, but too low to afford private insurance, are left without coverage. One-third of all Kansans, who have a mental illness, fall into this category.

Working toward a Solution

The Kansas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey, which was conducted in 2013, revealed that more than 40% of Sedgwick County’s residents reported that their physical or mental health prevented them from meeting their self-care needs, from working or engaging in recreation. Budget cuts at the state and federal level have taken their toll on mental health providers, resulting in the county’s vulnerable population to fend for themselves.

Innovation by Wichita’s mental health providers to address this gap in care is showing results. Comcare has been the leading mental health care provider in Sedgwick County for over 20 years and is the state’s largest agency for community mental health. Recognizing the need to improve access to care, it has restructured its operations to provide coordinated care by forming the Community Crisis Center (CCC).  CCC’s “one-stop shopping” approach toward delivering services includes the following:

  • A crisis hotline for people who are struggling with mental health issues. The line is staffed 24 hours a day and seven days a week. They receive 70,000 calls a year.
  • Sobering and detox units which allow those with substance abuse issues to get sober and then seek counseling and other support services within the same location.
  • A 23-hour crisis observation unit which provides individuals with a safe place to handle their immediate mental health issues. Individuals are assigned a therapist who can determine if higher levels of care are required.

The CCC is also a valued partner for law enforcement. They can bring someone to the center and resume their patrol within 15 minutes or less, a significant time-saver when compared to the wait time in a hospital emergency room. When considering all the ways that mental health issues cost the community, a study by Wichita State University concluded that CCC had saved Wichita between $17-24 million.

E-Counseling provides a directory of therapists in the Wichita area as well as for other parts of the country. We invite you to visit E-Counseling to find a qualified professional to serve your mental health needs.