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 Phone:  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. Stacie Cordell, LMFT

9. Mary Helen Dennihan, LCMFT

10. Chris Ellman, MSW, LCSW, SATP, CSAT Candidate

11. Will Fernholz, LSCSW

12. Tamara J. Finlen, LSCSW, LCSW

13. Denise Gartner, LPC, SATP-C 

14. Eric T. Gaughan, Ph.D.

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

16. Thomas Hornbeck, LPC, NCC

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

18. Margaret (Peggy) Lucas, LCPC, LCAC

19. Liz LaColla, LSCSW

20. Sam Meier, MA, LPC, CSAT Candidate

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

22. Grace Mulcahy, LSCSW

23. Jacqueline R. Pfeifer, Ph.D.

24. Jenifer Sanger, MA, LPC

25. Dennis Schemmel, Ph.D.

26. Jennifer Schmidt, MA, LCPC

27. Sharon Simien, LSCSW

28. Laura Stallbaumer, LMSW

29. Jill Thorne, PsyD

30. Mary Vorsten, MA, LCPC

31. David Walter, LPC

Several of the above counselors provide counseling over the phone for people outside of Kansas City, Topeka and Leavenworth The Website: 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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