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Deanna Street, MA, LPC

Deanna opened Counseling Associates of the Four States, LLC in 2008 continuing with the goal of providing high quality counseling services to the surrounding area. Ms. Street is skilled in marriage and family counseling, specializing in the treatment of women’s issues, such as eating disorders, anxiety, depression and sexual trauma. Deanna is an advocate for […]

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Rob Taylor, MS, LPC

Rob Taylor has been providing counseling in the Joplin area for the past 22 years.  Mr. Taylor specializes in treating individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, and/or obsessive compulsive disorder.   He is a trained provider of EMDR which is a world-wide known counseling technique used for helping individuals suffering trauma or the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.  […]

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Amber Tipton, MS, LPC, CRADC

Amber is an experienced therapist working with individuals who have trauma, substance abuse needs, disabilities, and anger management concerns.  Amber can help you overcome the challenges you’re facing.  She enjoys working with individuals, couples, and families who are experiencing unique life circumstances and assisting them in restoring life balance.   Amber strives to give clients […]

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Aimee Golden, EdS, NCC, LPC

Aimee is a lifelong resident of Joplin. She is married and has four young daughters with her husband. Being a mother, she is keenly aware of the challenges of raising children in today’s world of constant turmoil and financial worries. She believes “it takes a village to raise a child,” but confident parents are the […]

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Holly McMahon, MS, LPC

Holly has been a mental health therapist in southwest Missouri since 2011. She attended Central Methodist University to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology in 2008. She earned a Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kansas in 2010. Holly has experience working in a community agency, a university […]

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Kathleen Garnett, MA, PLPC

Kathleen has a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations Communication from Southwest Baptist University and a Master of Arts in Counseling from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO. Kathleen grew up in a small town near Lee’s Summit, MO.  She has always had a passion from helping others.  She worked for the U.S. […]

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Ginger Hayes, MS, PLPC

Ginger has been a resident of southwest Missouri since 2007 when she and her husband of over 30 years purchased a ranch south of Joplin.  Ginger raised three sons who together have fifteen children of their own. Being a long-term wife, mother and grandmother, Ginger is aware and appreciates the impact of families on the […]

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Sara Metts, EdS, LPC

Sara has lived in Joplin for most of her life. She is married and has four grown children, one son and three daughters, with her husband of 32 years. She has enjoyed many endeavors in her life which have included parenting, being a stay-at-home mother, working in a residential setting for children in state custody, […]

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Michael Wyczynski, MS, LPC

Michael is an experienced counselor that has served the Four State area since 2010. He attended Pittsburg State University and attained a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2007 and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology in 2010. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri and a Licensed Behavioral Practitioner in Oklahoma. He works […]

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