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Therapist in Saint Louis, Missouri,
Laura Kern, MA, LPC, NCC

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 11-65+

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Laura Kern, MA, LPC, NCC

Laura works primarily with adolescents, young adults, and adults providing individual, couples and family counseling. She treats issues related to trauma, anxiety, depression, women’s health, gender identity, managing chronic illness/injury, breast cancer support, academic & career challenges, and navigating relationship issues. Laura’s counseling style is tailored to each persons’ place of need, working collaboratively to enhance personal growth and healing in a supportive and empathetic environment. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy are some of the therapeutic strategies utilized to assist clients in their growth.
Laura also has a background in higher education, remedial instruction, mental wellness, child advocacy and chronic illness & injury. She has worked in private practice and as a contract agency therapist. As a counselor and adjunct college instructor, Laura has worked within many cultural populations helping students of all ages with a variety of challenges. She has instructed and presented on many topics including mental health/wellness and stress management.
Her Master’s Degree is in Counseling and she holds a bachelor’s degree in Speech Communications. Her affiliations include the American Counseling Association, Missouri Mental Health and Counselor Association, St. Louis Psychological Association and Voices for Children/CASA.

Treatment Areas

  • Abuse/Domestic Violence
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Anxiety
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Cultural/Racial/Ethnic Issues
  • Custody Issues
  • Depression
  • Family Therapy
  • Geriatric Care

Insurances Accepted

  • AETNA (MCO/PBC)/ Meritain
  • Anthem BCBS
  • Beacon FKA VO or VO GM
  • CIGNA/Evernorth (MCO/PBC)
  • COMPSYCH (individual)
  • Essence(Mercy) (w/Mercy)
  • HEALTHLINK (individual)
  • Lifesynch/ Humana PPO Choice PPO (MCO/PBC)
  • MAGELLAN (Indep/PBC)
  • MEDICAID (secondary ONLY) (individual)
  • MERCY/OSCAR (IBEW Local 1 & 309/ Carpenters/LHN/ Advantra/Quick Trip/ Anthem Alliance EPO & PPO) (individual)
  • Multiplan/HMN (MCO)
  • OPTUM/UHC/UBH Commercial
  • PHCS (MCO)
  • Self-Pay
  • TRICARE EAST Humana Military/East region (MCD/PBC)
  • TRICARE West (MCO)
  • Well First (MCO)


  • English


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