Relationships can, at times, be challenging and adjusting to the transitions that we experience are often difficult. I believe that through counseling you can find you have the strength to create a sense of balance and understanding. It is my passion to help you come to a place of calm or peace with the loss and life changes that occur. It is my mission to help you recognize the skills you possess to manage the highs and lows of life and the relationships built along the way. It is my belief that all individuals, of all ages; backgrounds; and experiences, have the ability to create change and promote their own emotional healing.
With the gift of
listening comes the gift of healing, because listening to your brothers
or sisters until they have said the last words in their hearts is
healing and consoling. Someone has said that it is possible "to listen a
person's soul into existence."
I like that. ~ Catherine de Hueck Doherty
Janna is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is licensed in the state of Kansas. She is a member of the America Counseling Association (ACA) and adheres to the
ACA Code of Ethics. She is also a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), the Association for Death Education and Counseling: The Thanatology Association (ADEC), and the Grief Support Network of Kansas City. She has been trained to administer PREPARE/ENRICH to couples seeking premarital counseling and education, marriage and couples counseling, marriage and couples enrichment, and dating couples considering engagement.
Janna completed her clinical internship experience at Solace House before receiving her Master of Arts in Counseling from MidAmerica Nazarene University. Janna obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in music from Graceland University. Her four years experience with Solace House allowed her the opportunity to accompany those who have experienced the death of a loved one along their grief journey, as well as recognizing how those experiencing other loss and life transitions, experience grief; bereavement; and mourning. Janna's interest in the fine arts translates into use of creative expression in counseling sessions.
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