and when your family experiences one,

we want to be there for you! 

Types of Therapies

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We provide counseling for children, teens, and families.  All of our counselors are licensed, trauma informed, and able to address a variety of challenges including depression, anxiety,  past abuse, suicidal ideation, self-harm, dysfunctional family dynamics, and drug/alcohol addiction.  

We see clients at various times Monday – Friday, both through tele-health counseling and at our physical location in Merriam, KS.  Our session rates are determined based on a sliding scale. 

We have immediate openings.

Our Counseling Staff

Vicki Bartholomew, LSCSW

Laurie White, LSCSW

Phoebe Finley, LMSW

Tony Puckett, LMFT

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Your Family’s Mental Health Matters

 Our team of compassionate therapists creates a safe and confidential environment where clients can feel heard, understood, and supported. We believe that the first step towards a healthier and happier family life starts with seeking support from a qualified family therapist. Our dedicated family therapists are here to treat individuals of all ages, offering personalized treatment plans that address specific needs and goals.

Whether you are dealing with anxiety, stress, grief, or parenting issues, our highly trained family therapists are here to provide the support and guidance you need. We understand that navigating through these challenges can be overwhelming, which is why we offer expert guidance tailored to your unique situation.

At House of Hope Kansas City, we are committed to using evidence-based practices to help you develop effective coping skills and manage your emotions. Our therapists specialize in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and solution-focused therapy, ensuring that you receive the most effective and personalized treatment for mental health and well-being.

Our ultimate goal is to empower you and your family to build stronger relationships and find emotional healing. We believe that every family deserves a healthier and happier life, and we are here to support you on that journey. Whether you are seeking therapy for yourself, as a couple, or as a family, our counseling services are designed to address your specific needs.

Our Family Therapist Sessions Help You Build the Foundations for Fulfilling Family Life

Through our collaborative approach, we can work together to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and address any past hurts or traumas that may be impacting your lives. We are dedicated to creating positive change and helping you take the first step towards a more fulfilling family life. Our counseling sessions focus on the unique needs of each family member, including children, older adults, and parents.

House of Hope Kansas City provides a safe and nurturing environment for growth and healing. Our family counseling services are designed to support the mental health and well-being of the entire family. We strive to create a space where each person feels heard and understood, and where families can address issues such as depression, anxiety, behavior issues, and relationship conflicts.

In your first session, our highly trained therapists will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that is tailored to your specific goals and needs. We offer short-term and long-term therapy options, depending on your individual circumstances. Our therapists are experienced in treating a wide range of issues, including trauma, relationship difficulties, and life transitions.

If you are seeking support for yourself or your family, we encourage you to reach out to House of Hope Kansas City. Let us be your partner in your journey towards a healthier and happier future. Together, we can overcome the challenges you are facing and create a brighter tomorrow.