Judy Gardner, MS, BSN, RN, LPC, NCC
Judy is passionate about working with clients seeking healing and growth. She provides a warm, compassionate, and a non-judgmental environment for clients to grow in purpose, peace and to thrive.
She received a bachelor of science in nursing in 1988 from CMSU, and a master of science in counseling in 2009 from UCM. She completed clinical internships in a private practice, and an in-patient unit for trauma based disorders. Her practice focus includes anxiety, self-esteem, post-traumatic stress disorder, mood disorders, chronic pain, stress management, women’s issues, and marriage counseling.
She provides HAP, EMDR Consulting, and EMDRIA consultation, as well as general professional consultation for counseling professionals.
In therapy, Judy uses a theoretical approach that represents both best practice and the client’s needs. Some of the approaches used include cognitive behavioral therapy, strength-based, EMDR, and supportive therapies. She is certified in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), is an EMDR approved consultant, and Prepare and Enrich for premarital and marital counseling. Judy is Level 3 Gottman Method trained to build stronger relationships. She is also certified in Trust-Based Relational Intervention, medical hypnotherapy, and as a Reiki master practitioner.
Judy holds memberships in the Christian Association for Psychological Studies, American Counseling Association, Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society, EMDR International Association, and EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Program.
Judy currently accepts Tricare, but no other insurance. She can provide documentation for clients to submit claims to their insurance. Her rates are $150 for an initial session and treatment plan, and $120 thereafter.
Judy’s Contact Information:
To Schedule On-Line, to register as a new client, or make payments please click on the following:
Telephone: 816-718-3528 • Facsimile: 888-827-4136
To request Judy to contact you, email or call, and she will get back with you as soon as possible. Please do not include clinical information in emails.
Areas of Practice:
- Abuse recovery
- Conflict Management
- Crisis Intervention
- Critical Decision Making
- Chronic Pain—-Non-Medical Treatment
- Dealing with Difficult People
- Divorce Recovery
- EMDR & Consultation
- Family Therapy
- Grief/Loss Recovery
- Individual Therapy
- Interpersonal Concerns
- Life Transitions
- Marital Therapy
- Pre-Marital Therapy
- Recovery from Trauma
- Reiki-Master Reiki Practitioner
- Stress Management