Last updated: 8/24/2019

Melissa Wright, LPC, RPT-S (816) 399-4204
Last Updated: 8/24/2019
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Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Play Therapist - Supervisor

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Child Abuse and Neglect Depression Grief/Loss Life Transitions Parenting Issues Sexual Abuse/Rape Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Adoption/Foster Care Anger Management Asperger's Syndrome Autism Spectrum Bipolar Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Education/Personal Development Family Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Pain Management Phobias Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Runaways Self Abuse Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Stress Suicidal Thoughts Women's Issues
Office and Contact Information
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Metis Counseling
7505 Tiffany Springs Parkway
Suite 510
Kansas City, MO 64153
(816) 399-4204

Contact: Metis Counseling

Office Hours:
Mon10:00am – 6:00pm
Tue12:00pm – 6:00pm
Wed10:00am – 6:00pm
Thu10:00am – 6:00pm
Fri10:00am – 5:00pm
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 6 Hours
Weekends: 1 Day

Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments


Years of Experience: 19

MO - LPC [2001011585]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certified Trauma Specialist (CTS)
Registered Play Therapist - Supervisor (RPT-S)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $100
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $120

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families

AETNA (Open Choice)) Coventry Health Care (PPO)
AETNA Health First Health (Network)
American Behavioral GEHA Health Plan for Federal Employees
Beacon Health Humana (PPO)
Blue Cross Blue Shield (HMO) Magellan Behavioral Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Preferred-Care) Managed Health Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) TRICARE
CIGNA HealthCare United Behavioral Health (UBH)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) United Healthcare
Coventry Health Care

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Children (6-12)
Adults (26-59) Preschool (Under 6) Young Adults (18-25)
Specific populations:
Children of Divorce
College Students Disabled Grandparents Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Step Families
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Parent Guidance Play Therapy Sandplay Therapy Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Other theoretical approaches:
Case Management Prevention Psycho-Educational Social Support
Methods - focus areas:
Other methods:
Online Therapy Supervision/Consultation
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:

Professional Associations
Association for Play Therapy (APT) National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)