Teresa Paterson


Teresa Paterson


Not Accepting New Clients
Telehealth Available
Professions: Counselor, Mental Health Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Secondary Credential: License Professional Counselor - 2014015305
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Humana
  • United Behavioral Health
Fees: Our fees range from $125 - $190, depending on the type of session and length. We also have high quality interns supervised by experienced clinicians for affordable therapy options.


3805 Oakland Avenue Suite 101A
St. Joseph, Missouri 64506
225 SW Noel Street
Lee's Summit, Missouri 64063

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My Approach to Helping

Life brings challenges that are difficult to understand and work through. It takes courage to take the first step and reach out for help. Embark employs warm and compassionate counselors, here to listen to your story and provide guidance toward inner peace and healthy balance. Whether you are finding relationships or family dynamics difficult to manage, experience your child or teen's challenging behaviors, personally experiencing intense emotions, or just do not know what to do or where to turn, are here to help. We consider it a privilege to partner with you along your healing journey in an accepting and non-judgmental environment. We look forward to helping you throughout your healing journey!

More Info About My Practice

We have multiple clinicians in three locations: Lenexa, KS; Kansas City, MO; Lee's Summit, MO and St. Joseph, MO.

We likely have the right fit for your therapeutic needs. Please call today to see how we can help!

Services I Provide

  • Coaching
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Bullying
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Parenting
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Spirituality

Types of Therapy

  • Adlerian Psychology / Psychotherapy
  • Bibliotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Filial Therapy
  • Parent Work
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Sand Tray Therapy
  • Systems Theory /Therapy

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