Catholic Counselors

Sam Meier, MA, LPC works for the Archdiocese of Kansas City in KS.  Feel free to call Sam on his confidential number at 913-952-2267 for more information about Catholic counselors in NE Kansas. 

The following counselors / psychotherapists have solemnly pledged that they are Catholics who follow the teachings and authority of the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.  They have firmly pledged to follow Catholic teachings in their lives, and to encourage their Catholic clients to live these out as well.  This listing is not an endorsement of their counseling methods or effectiveness.

1. Mary Ann Altenbernd, MS, RN, LCPC

2. William Art, LSCSW, LCSW

3. Diana Luna Camden, MS, LPC

4. Melissa Carrico, LSCSW

5. Michael Ciaccio, MS, LPC, SATP

6. Adam Clement, LCMFT

7. Donna Constantineau, MA, MPS, LCPC

8. Mary Helen Dennihan, LCMFT

9. Chris Ellman, LCSW

10. Will Fernholz, LSCSW

11. Tamara J. Finlen, LSCSW, LCSW

12. Denise Gartner, LPC, SATP-C 

13. Eric T. Gaughan, Ph.D.

14. Francis (Frank) Gerner, Ph.D.

15. Julia Kovac, RN-BC, MA, LPC, EFMHL

16. Margaret (Peggy) Lucas, LCPC, LCAC

17. Liz LaColla, LSCSW

18. Sam Meier, MA, LPC

19. Deacon W. A. "Mike" Moffitt, III, Ph.D.

20. Grace Mulcahy, LSCSW

21. Jacqueline R. Pfeifer, Ph.D.

22. Jenifer Sanger, MA, LPC

23. Dennis Schemmel, Ph.D.

24. Jennifer Schmidt, MA, LCPC

25. Sharon Simien, LSCSW

26. Laura Stallbaumer, LMSW

27. Jill Thorne, PsyD

28. Mary Vorsten, MA, LCPC

29. David Walter, LPC

Several of the above counselors provide counseling over the phone for people outside of Kansas City, Topeka and Leavenworth The Pastoral Solutions Institute also provides Catholic phone counseling.

If you are a Catholic psychologist, counselor, or social worker in NE Kansas / KC metro who is interested in being part of this list, please call Sam Meier at 913-647-0378.



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