John P. Cordray

John P. Cordray

Professions: Counseling, Psychotherapy
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Professional Counselor - 2007025740
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 09121
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1230 Big Bend Rd.
Ballwin, Missouri 63021 - United States
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Fees: $105.00 per 50 minute session.

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I thoroughly enjoy helping people in the midst of their hurt and pain. Whether it is a teenager acting defiant or displaying impulsive behavior, a child who has experienced abuse, a married couple going through a rough time, or an adult struggling with anxiety or depression. Whatever your struggle I would consider it an honor to come along side you. My Christian faith and values provide a foundation for helping people, but I will never force my values on anyone. If you do not want me to integrate my faith in our sessions simply let me know. I am ready and willing to speak with you today. I am the owner of Cordray Counseling and I am usually available to meet within three days (or sooner) of your call. Call me today at (314) 252-8959. I look forward to speak with you soon!

Email or Call John P. Cordray at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 09121

More Info About My Practice

John is an experienced educator and counselor. In addition to a Master's in Professional Counseling, John studied theology for three years at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. John is also an Adjunct Psychology instructor for Central Methodist University.

He offers counseling for children, teens, young adults, as well as couples & individuals.

John counsels in many areas including depression, anxiety, OCD, marriage, anger issues, ADHD, and child & family problems. he also provides testing and assessments.

He also has special interest in adoption & attachment issues, chronic hair-pulling known as Trichotillomania, and school related problems.

After an initial assessment he will decide what therapy is best for you and suggest a plan of action.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

I feel particularly adept at helping people with Trichotillomania, a chronic hair-pulling disorder. Trichotillomania is actually an impulse-control disorder that can create immense emotional struggles of low self-image and self-worth. Unfortunately, Trichotillomania is not well known among professionals, even among therapist. I learned about Trichotillomania when my daughter developed it several years ago. My daughter pulled out all of her eye lashes and eye brows for many years. Going to school became incredibly hard for her because it was very noticeable that her eye lashes and eye brows were missing. Fortunately, my daughter overcame her Trichotillomania and is now pull free, with the help of tools that I developed, and with her motivation to stop! Some common signs to look for with someone who might have Trichotillomania are bald spots on the scalp, missing eye lashes and eye brows, and an intense urge to pull specific hairs. If you think you or a loved one may have Trichotillomania, I can help. I have developed strategies to help children, teens and adults learn to fight their urges and prevent them from pulling their hair.

My Role as a Therapist

I see my role as a therapist as one who strives to understand the hurt, pain, and sufferings of those who see me, and to help those in my care feel safe and accepted. Not all therapists are a good fit, but it is my mission to be the type of counselor who is friendly and puts others at ease. My Christian values shape my worldview and provide me with a framework for helping hurting people find hope in the midst of despair. Although I am a Christian, I certainly do not force my values on anyone, but I offer Christian counseling to those who desire it. My role as a therapist is not only to provide the best professional counseling possible, but also a genuine concern for the welfare of those who see me. I believe that you will notice when you come for a session that my warm and caring personality will help make you feel comfortable.

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Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Trichotillomania (Chronic Hair-Pulling) Sufferers

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Isolation
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Anger Management
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Object Relations
  • Person Centered / Rogerian
  • Play Therapy
  • Sand Tray / Sand Play Therapy

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