OUR SERVICES

Counseling & Therapy Services

Doors of Hope provides individualized and caring Christian counseling assistance to people of all ages in Kansas City, Overland Park, KS and surrounding areas. We provide Individual, Family, Couples, and Group counseling services to identify needs, build on strengths, and develop skills to grow, heal and recover.

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Play Therapy

Because play is children’s primary mode of communication, play therapy successfully helps children to work through issues and learn new skills through play. It also serves as a window into what may be going on with your child. This may include a blend of both individual sessions with your child and parent consultations or sessions that include the child and other members of the family. Research supports the effectiveness of play therapy with a wide variety of social, emotional, behavioral, and learning problems including, but not limited to:

Life-stressors
Traumatic experience
Behavioral problems
Attachment issues

Theories of use include:
Thera-play
Directive play therapy
Non-directive play therapy
Cognitive behavioral play therapy (CBTPT)
Sand Tray Therapy
EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) for trauma

If you have a specific issue that you want dealt with or a specific theory or play psychology you would like your therapist to use, just us know so that we can find you a therapist that is the best fit. We look forward to working with you soon.

Family Therapy

Family therapy may include a blend of both individual sessions for each family member and sessions that include all family members. There is no limit to the number of family members that can attend, although this will be decided collaboratively with your therapist. Topics that can be addressed in family therapy include, but are not limited to:

Parent-child communication
Child behavioral problems
Family conflict
Grief and loss
Substance Abuse
Boundaries work

Theories commonly used to work with family problems include:
Family Systems Theory
Bowenian Therapy
Structural Family Therapy
Emotion-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT)
Behavioral Family Therapy

If you have a specific issue that you want dealt with or a specific theory or psychology you would like your therapist to use, just let us know so that we can find you a therapist that is the best fit. We look forward to working with you soon.

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Couples Therapy

Relationships are difficult and take maintenance to last. You may just be wanting to make sure things continue to go smoothly or this may be your last-ditch effort to save your marriage. You and your partner will be present for these sessions; though at times we may request to meet with you each one-on-one to gather more information. Topics that can be addressed in couples’ anxiety therapy include, but are not limited to:

Premarital therapy
Relationship checkups
Infidelity
Couples considering divorce
Communication problems
Marital dissatisfaction
Co-Parenting

Evidence-Based theories that our therapists utilize for the treatment when working with couples include:
Cognitive Behavioral Couples Therapy
Prepare and Enrich
Gottman-Method Couples therapy
Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT)
Discernment Counseling

If you have a specific issue that you want dealt with or a specific theory or psychology you would like your therapist to use, just let us know so that we can find you a therapist that is the best fit. We look forward to working with you soon.

Individual Therapy

This is a time to meet one-on-one with your therapist to address presenting concerns. Sessions typically last 45-50 minutes, you need to visit the therapists in Overland Park, Kansas City (KS). Individual therapy is often times appropriate for both adolescents and adults. Problems addressed in individual therapy include, but are not limited to:

Depression disorders
Anxiety disorders
Trauma history including religious trauma
Adjustment to life change
Grief and loss
Chronic illness
Women’s issues/motherhood
Men’s issues
Self-harm and suicidal ideation
Identity ambiguity
Eating disorders
Work stress
OCD
Substance abuse
Addiction
Self-Worth
Family of origin issues
At-risk youth/teens
LGBTQ+

Theory of use is determined by you and your therapist based on your presenting issue and individualized treatment plan. Possible theories of use for individual therapy include the following best practice models:

Faith integration
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Exposure Response Prevention. (ERP)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Gestalt Therapy
Motivational Interviewing
Narrative Therapy
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Bowen Family Systems theory
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Trauma Incident Reduction Therapy
Internal Family Systems

If you have a specific issue that you want dealt with or a specific theory or psychology you would like your therapist to use, just let us know so that we can find you a therapist that is the best fit. We look forward to working with you soon.

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Group Therapy

Group therapy is a unique way to get evidence based help with an issue as well as support from peers in the community. Groups are an hour to two hours depending on the group. They are run by a variety of practitioners for a variety of issues and group size varies from 6-12 people. Current groups running at Doors of Hope include:

Intentional Parenting Workshop Series 

  • Tuesdays 730pm-930pm January 3- February 7 2023
  • For Parents of children K-12
  • 65 dollars per session or 300 for all 6
  • Wide variety of parenting topics
    covered including behavioral issues, self care, family dynamics, and more!
  • Led by Parent Coach Jodie Maddox
  • sign up by emailing jodiemaddoxicoach@gmail.com

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Mind Body Skills Group

  • 530-730pm every Thursday
  • Twelve week course from July 21-October 6th; next round starts February 2nd-sign up now!
  • A powerful and effective combination of research based healing therapies that help you reduce stress, deal with life changes, and create a network of support. Mind-Body Skills Groups help people to transform the physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual dimensions of their lives.
  • Led by Abby Carter, MS, E-RYT
  • $900 for full 12 sessions; payment plans and limited scholarships available
  • Must call or email to secure your spot

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Anxiety Support

  • 530-7pm every other Wednesday
  • Utilizes Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Exposure Response Prevention
  • Lead by Rachael DeKoning, LCMFT, LAC
  • 50 dollars per session
  • Must call and secure your spot

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Private Practice Consultation

Have you started a private practice but struggling to build and keep a caseload? Do you have the desire to raise your fees or get away from insurance but don’t know how? Does the business aspect of private practice make you weary? Is fear and doubt keeping you stuck in part time or agency work? I’m here to help. Consultation starts at 150 dollars an hour with group rates available.

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