Kela is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri with over 10 years experience in Behavioral Health & Social Services. She obtained a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling at Lindenwood University in St. Charles Missouri. Kela works especially well with anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, loneliness, social isolation, grief/loss, societal pressures, and identity issues. She is dedicated to fostering a safe environment and working with individuals to develop customized plans to improve their quality of life. Kela’s work experience includes mental health assessments, diagnosing, treatment planning, referrals, crisis intervention and de-escalation.
Kela’s counseling style is warm, empathetic, and client-centered. Her number one goal is to make clients feel heard. Together, Kela and clients start developing a roadmap tailored to fit their needs. As a therapist Kela is here to listen, to validate, and to provide support in a safe and non-judgemental setting.She views all of her clients as capable individuals, sessions will be person-centered and solution-focused tailored to your specific needs. Therapy goals will include developing a healthy sense of self, cultivating clients strengths, personal growth, and goal attainment.
Kela enjoys spending time with her spouse and children, frequenting concerts and comedy shows, fashion, hosting events, and trying new restaurants and dishes.