Ada earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling from Stephens College, after earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting, Finance and Management from Columbia College. In addition to non-profit business management, she has more than six years of counseling to include serving clients in private practice settings as well as provision of Dual Diagnosis treatment therapy in a Community Mental Health setting. Ada is a Facilitator of The Parenting the Love and Logic Way program and is a 2009 graduate of the Greater Missouri Leadership Challenge. She is certified in EMDR, CBT, TF-CBT, Motivational Interviewing, and Dual Diagnosis Treatment.
Ada serves children (ages 3 and above), families, and individuals and specializes in the areas of:
- Foster Care/Guardianship/Adoption
- Court Ordered Counseling for Individual and Families
- Parent Education/Parenting Skills Training
- Parent-Child Relational Problems
- Family Counseling
- Therapeutic Supervised Visitation
- Post-partum Issues
- Stage of Life Issues
- Self-Esteem Issues
- Relationship Issues
- Anxiety Disorders
- Conduct and Oppositional Defiant Disorders
- Anger and Stress Management
Ada is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing, and Dual Diagnosis Treatment. Ada’s therapy style is solution focused, person-centered and holistic. She tailors her work with each client based upon each individual’s specific needs, goals and interests.
Ada strives to help her clients heal & achieve their identified goals as quickly as possible. She looks forward to partnering with you, your child or your family, to achieve your goals, infuse you with hope for your journey, and celebrate your successes with you. She finds it an honor to be able to advocate for children, individuals and families and to be a part of their healing journey.
Ada’s session fees are $125 for the initial intake session and $100 per subsequent sessions. Additional fees for court ordered testimony and report preparation are listed within Ada’s Informed Consent documents. Contact Ada at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, or call 573-239-6642.