All of our therapists are trained in treating depression, anxiety, stress, overwhlemed feelings, grief, and loss. They also all have special training in dealing with trauma, abuse, and PTSD and are ready to help you with any traumatic event that has been preventing you from functioning at  your fullest. Counselors at Norcon Family Counseling are trained in a number of specialty areas so you can find the therapist that is the right fit for you.

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MacKay Crookston, Counselor in Training

Independent Contractor, Supervisor Seth Haney License #2007010481

Adolescent (ages 13+), Adults,  Individual Counseling

OFFERING IN-OFFICE

MacKay is a counselor in training working on his Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health, as such he is able to offer therapy starting at $10 per session.  MacKay has spent over 20 years in working closely with individuals and teams to identify and find solutions for everyday problems.  He is now using his desire to help others along with his valuable communication and problem solving skills to help others in a therapeutic setting.  MacKay also has a unique niche of working with and helping those who are experiencing frustrations and/or challenges associated with working in a corporate environment regardless of whether it is from a small start-up business or a multi-international company. He also enjoys helping those struggling with anxiety, depression and grief find relief and fulfillment.  MacKay believes that most solutions can be found within the individual.  He uses an integrative approach utilizing a combination of multiple therapeutic techniques including person-centered therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy. As a counselor, he helps guide his clients to discover solutions that allow them to heal and recover.  MacKay has the ability to offer Christian counseling to those who desire it.  He also has a passion for learning about different cultures and works well with clients regardless of their beliefs, culture, history, or background. He creates a safe place for clients to express themselves and tell their story by offering a judgement-free environment that promotes learning and growth.  He has an accepting personality and loves the unique strengths that each individual brings to therapy. 

James Lehnardt, PLPC

James Lehnardt, MA, NCC, PLPC

Independent Contractor, Supervisor Seth Haney License #2007010481

Adolescent (ages 15+), Adults,  Individual, Family Counseling

OFFERING IN-OFFICE OR TELEHEALTH THROUGH THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

James is a Provisionally Licensed Counselor with a Masters degree in Counseling. James has a passion for working with young adults and adults and helping them deal with all challenges in life including trauma, abuse, and loss.

As a US Army veteran, James has a passion for working with veterans and first responders and the unique challenges they face as well as the impact those challenges have on their lives and those of their families. James specializes in trauma including but not limited to sexual trauma, trauma from divorce, and trauma stemming from the experiences of veterans and first responders. James also focuses on helping clients with multiple behavioral issues including PTSD, depression, grief, anxiety, adult ADHD, chronic health issues and anger. He also enjoys helping dads navigate divorce and single parenting.  James focuses therapy on the individual client and uses an integrative approach to work uniquely with each of his clients needs. He believes that each person has the capacity within them for meaningful growth and change and to develop the needed skills to face life’s challenges no matter where you are starting from.  James is very friendly and warm, is easy to relate to and become comfortable with while also using a collaborative and supportive approach in implementing the skills and knowledge needed to encourage growth and change. 

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Jennifer Darling

Independent Contractor

Adolescent (ages 13+), Adults,  Individual

OFFERING IN-OFFICE OR TELEHEALTH THROUGH THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Jennifer has a Masters degree in Social work and has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for over 15 years.  Her vast experience includes providing counseling and/or crisis intervention in a variety of mental health settings including in an emergency room, an in-patient setting, a high school and a nursing home .  Jennifer is effective at working with a variety of clients  ages 13 and over.  Jennifer specializes in helping anyone who is going through a difficult time whether that be due to stress and anxiety, grief/loss, depression, life changes, relationship/family issues, guilt/shame, trauma/abuse, or self-esteem issues. She also works with those experiencing post partum depression or other women's issues.  She is also trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), a special therapy technique that is especially effective in working with mood disorders such as bipolar and borderline personality disorders.  Jennifer has a special passion in working with the elderly and geriatric population and the issues that come with aging.  She frequently works with those experiencing compassion fatigue, caregiver issues and stress, grief, chronic health issues, chronic pain, a terminal diagnosis, isolation/loneliness, feelings of emptiness  or a need for purpose in life.  Jennifer has a calm personality and is non-judgmental.  She listens and validates you by recognizing your personal strengths to help promote change and lifelong resilience. She uses cognitive behavioral therapy, solution based therapy and mindfulness techniques to help provide you with the skills you need to live a happier and more fulfilled life. 

Michael French, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor, Male Therapist, Male Counselor, Liberty, MO 64068, Kansas City MO, Clay County MO, Missouri, Men’s Issues, life transitions, mid-life crisis, career balance, career change, life storms, work life balance, Job performance, career counseling, Psychologist, Therapy, Psychotherapist, Psychotherapy, out-patient mental health counseling, CBT, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Counseling, Mental Health, Behavioral Health, Professional Help, Missouri Counselors, Northland Counseling, Counseling in the Northland, Kansas City MO, 64157, 64158, 64155, 64156, 64154, 64151,64109 Excelsior Springs  64024, Kearney  64060, Gladstone 64118, 64119, Smithville 64089, North Kansas City 64117, Lawson 64062, Lathrop  64465, Holt  64048, Richmond 64085, Parkville 64152, Blue Springs 64015, 64014, Trenton 64683, Turney 64493, Lee's Summit  64086, 64081 Jamesport 64648, Plattsburg 64477, Platte City 64079, Oak Grove 64075, Independence 64058, Chilllicothe 64061

Michael French, MA, LPC

Independent Contractor

Adult Individual Therapy, Couples Counseling, Christian Counseling

OFFERING IN-PERSON COUNSELING

Michael French is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master's degree in Counseling.  He has over 20 years of experience in working directly with the public and has spent the last 3 years in a therapeutic setting.  Michael works with both adult men and women in individual and/or couples counseling sessions.  He is trained in trauma focused-cognitive behavioral therapy to help those who have experienced traumatic events in their life.    He has worked in a substance abuse facility where he gained extensive experience in helping those who are struggling with addictions and/or are in a co-dependent relationship.  Michael is compassionate and understanding and can provide Christian counseling to those who desire it.  He specializes in men’s issues, low self-esteem, guilt or shame, anxiety, loneliness, lack of confidence, commitment issues, career changes, life transitions, mid-life crises and work/life balance. He enjoys showing clients who feel that there are little to no options in dealing with their struggles that there are options so that they can go from saying 'I can't' to 'I can.' Michael believes that we all have our own trials and moments of great stress and grief that help shape our lives and is here to help you on that journey.

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Joshua Harms, MA, LPC

Independent Contractor

Adolescent (ages 13+), Adults,  Individual and Family

OFFERING IN-PERSON COUNSELING

Joshua is a Licensed Professional Counselor with two Master’s degrees, one in Counseling and one in Divinity. He has over 10 years of therapy experience in working with adults, teens, couples, and families. He has worked in private practice, a psychiatric facility and an addictions facility.  Joshua is trained in EMDR and specializes in trauma.  He has worked with anything from light trauma to extreme and complex trauma and has a lot of experience in working with sexual trauma of all kinds.   Joshua also has expertise in helping those who are struggling with loss, anxiety, depression, grief, addictions, life struggles and mood disorders.  Joshua enjoys helping others and providing Christian Counseling to those who desire it. He is described as empathetic and encouraging. One of the things that Joshua enjoys about being a counselor is being able to help someone come from a bad place, to being able to see a light at the end of the tunnel and love themselves again.

Wendy Dyck, LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, EMDR, Female Therapist, Liberty, MO 64068, Kansas City MO, Clay County MO, Missouri, Women’s issues, geriatric counseling, post-partum depression, Body Image Concerns, Sleep Problems, Problems sleeping, insomnia, chronic health concerns, chronic illness, chronic pain,  Psychologist, Therapy, Psychotherapist, Psychotherapy, out-patient mental health counseling, CBT, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Counseling, Mental Health, Behavioral Health, Professional Help, Missouri Counselors, Northland Counseling, Counseling in the Northland, Kansas City MO, 64157, 64158, 64155, 64156, 64154, 64151,64109 Excelsior Springs  64024, Kearney  64060, Gladstone 64118, 64119, Smithville 64089, North Kansas City 64117, Lawson 64062, Lathrop  64465, Holt  64048, Richmond 64085, Parkville 64152, Blue Springs 64015, 64014, Trenton 64683, Turney 64493, Lee's Summit  64086, 64081 Jamesport 64648, Plattsburg 64477, Platte City 64079, Oak Grove 64075, Independence

Wendy Dyck, MSW, LCSW

Independent Contractor

Adult Individual, EMDR, Christian Counseling

OFFERING IN-PERSON OR TELEHEALTH COUNSELING

Wendy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master’s degree in Social Work. She has over 30 years of experience with adults, children, families, teens and retired persons in family, school, church, and community and over 5 years experience in a therapeutic setting. Wendy is friendly and energetic and accepts you where you are at right now. She enjoys working with adults in all phases of life.  She is sympathetic to difficulties such as health challenges, loneliness, depression, feelings of grief and loss of loved ones and can help you overcome these barriers in order for you to feel alive again.  Wendy can help provide you the tools you need in order to find happiness and joy in life despite the obstacles you are facing.  Wendy has a special niche of working with those who have retired and appreciates their wisdom and life experience. She believes that retirement can be a fulfilling, gratifying, and a happy phase of life! Wendy is a Christian and believes that personal connection with God can be extremely helpful on life’s journey.   "You deserve peace of mind! Pure and simple. If something is in the way, let’s remove it together.”

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Jeanneen Morris, MA, LPC

Independent Contractor

Adolescent (ages 15+), Adults, Individual, Couples, Family, Brain Spotting, Christian Counseling

OFFERING IN-PERSON COUNSELING

Jeanneen Morris is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Masters degree in Counseling.  She has over 19 years of counseling experience and has been managing her own therapy business since 2007.  Jeanneen loves to help people who have experienced trauma and abuse find peace. She is trained in brainspotting, a special technique used in to treat trauma.  She specializes in working with first responders, fellow therapists and other caregivers who are experiencing trauma and/or compassion fatigue.  She feels it is important for all caregivers to be able to lighten their burden and to have a place to discuss those things that are weighing them down so they can have more energy to help those in their care and enjoys being part of that process.  Jeanneen is trained in and works with Highly Sensitive People and enjoys helping individuals who are experiencing depression and anxiety to learn to manage those conditions so they can live a fuller life.  Jeanneen also specializes in couples and marriage counseling.  She is trained in Gottman research-based couples therapy and loves to work with couples to promote understanding and reconciliation.  "Conflict comes with relationships. It is possible to use that conflict as a way to promote understanding of self and others and thus promote intimacy." Jeanneen is able to provide Christian counseling to those who desire it.

Norman Haney, LCSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, EMDR, Male Therapist, Liberty, MO 64068, Kansas City MO, Clay County MO, Missouri, Anger, Anger Management, Physically Aggressive, domestic violence, domestic abuse, teen violence, Psychologist, Therapy, Psychotherapist, Psychotherapy, out-patient mental health counseling, CBT, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Counseling, Mental Health, Behavioral Health, Professional Help, Missouri Counselors, Northland Counseling, Counseling in the Northland, Kansas City MO, 64157, 64158, 64155, 64156, 64154, 64151,64109 Excelsior Springs  64024, Kearney  64060, Gladstone 64118, 64119, Smithville 64089, North Kansas City 64117, Lawson 64062, Lathrop  64465, Holt  64048, Richmond 64085, Parkville 64152, Blue Springs 64015, 64014, Trenton 64683, Turney 64493, Lee's Summit  64086, 64081 Jamesport 64648, Plattsburg 64477, Platte City 64079, Oak Grove 64075, Independence 64058, Chilllicothe 64061, Trimble 64492, Cameron 64429, Bethany 64424, Rayville 64084

Norman Haney, MSW, LCSW, MAC

Independent Contractor

Adolescents (ages 15+), Adult Individual, Couples, Family, Addictions, EMDR, Christian Counseling

OFFERING IN-PERSON COUNSELING

Norman Haney is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master's degree in Social Work.  He has international experience in therapeutic intervention and holds vast clinical knowledge and expertise in the field of marriage and family, which stem from his experience within the youth centers, state correctional systems, and psychiatric hospitals.  Norm also was a clinical director of a local leading residential mental health agency.  He brings over 30 years of experience to the table and has helped thousands of couples, individuals, and families in our community through his counseling.  Norm specializes in couple counseling and also in addictions.   His special ability to help those who are either struggling with addiction or within their marriage has created an outstanding reputation for him in our community.  He has a strong Christian base and provides Christian counseling to those he helps.   Norm is charismatic and enjoys working with people.  He knows how to work with even the toughest of situations and has a natural talent of reaching people that few others have.  Norm frequently has clients who have tried numerous other therapists come to him and through his unique approach they find the counsel and insight that they have been searching for in order to overcome that which had seemed impossible to do on their own.

Seth Haney, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor, EMDR, MaleTherapist, Male Counselor, Liberty, MO 64068, Kansas City MO, Clay County MO, Missouri, Psychologist, Therapy, Psychotherapist, Psychotherapy, out-patient mental health counseling, CBT, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Counseling, Mental Health, Behavioral Health, Professional Help, Missouri Counselors, Northland Counseling, Counseling in the Northland, Kansas City MO, 64157, 64158, 64155, 64156, 64154, 64151,64109 Excelsior Springs  64024, Kearney  64060, Gladstone 64118, 64119, Smithville 64089, North Kansas City 64117, Lawson 64062, Lathrop  64465, Holt  64048, Richmond 64085, Parkville 64152, Blue Springs 64015, 64014, Trenton 64683, Turney 64493, Lee's Summit  64086, 64081 Jamesport 64648, Plattsburg 64477, Platte City 64079, Oak Grove 64075, Independence 64058, Chilllicothe 64061, Trimble 64492, Cameron 64429, Bethany 64424, Rayville 64084, Counseling for Kids, Counseling for teenagers, Adolescent Counseling, Child, Childre

Seth Haney, MA, LPC, EMDR

Owner

Adult Individual Counseling, EMDR, Christian Counseling

OFFERING IN-PERSON COUNSELING

Seth Haney is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master's degree in family counseling.  He has over 20 years of experience in working with individuals and their families. He spent over 5 years as a lead therapist at a residential facility before starting his private practice in 2012.  Seth uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to effectively  help clients deal with the difficult circumstances, emotions, behaviors or mental health issues that they are experiencing.   He is certified in EMDR, a therapy technique used to help those who have dealt with trauma, abuse or loss. He specializes in trauma including but not limited to divorce, sexual abuse, or any other distressing or disturbing event that makes it difficult for a person to function at their full capacity.  Seth also specializes in helping clients who are struggling with stress, anxiety, depression, grief and anger.He has strong values and is very comfortable at providing Christian counseling to those who desire it.  Seth has a warm personality and people immediately can relate to him and feel comfortable around him; yet at the same time, he has the skills and knowledge needed to encourage change and growth in even the most difficult of circumstances. 

 
 
 
 
 

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