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Kristin Gayden, LPC

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 06-10, 11-14, 15-17, 18-21, 22-26, 27-40, 41-64, 65+

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Kristin Gayden, LPC

Samantha offers you a safe space where you can feel accepted for who you are without judgement. You’ll feel a strong sense of empathy and caring from her as you work as a collaborative, trusting team to set goals and overcome the challenges you’re facing.

Samantha can help clients address many issues, including those related to change and adjustment, emotions regulation, self-care, PTSD, family and other relationships, child/teen behavior, anxiety, depression, marriage, divorce, trauma, abuse, codependency, and faith. She’s also a Registered Play Therapist with experience working in school, special education, and foster care systems. She uses techniques like active listening, empowerment, homework, practice activities, and mindfulness. Modalities she draws from include CBT, Person-Centered, Play Therapy, Bruce Perry’s NMT Model, and DBT.

With a Master’s degree in Counseling from Wichita State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Emporia State University, Samantha has worked as a school counselor as well as a therapist in several types of settings, including residential mental health. Additionally, she has experience working with LGBTQ youth and in Christian counseling (but works with people of all faiths).

Treatment Areas

  • ADHD
  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Anger Management / Mood Swings
  • Anxiety
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Couples Counseling
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating/Weight Concerns

Insurances Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Mines & Assoc. PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Profile
  • Triad
  • Triwest
  • UBH
  • UC Health
  • UMR

Languages

  • English

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