Vanessa Groves, LMSW
Trauma Competent Individual and Couples Therapist
You have been struggling with life choices and relationship difficulties, and you are needing a safe place to process these challenges. You may be feeling exhausted, overwhelmed, and frustrated from trying many different things, and nothing seems to work. Vanessa is here to help you navigate these choices and improve your life through communication patterns, and finding better ways to cope and regulate intense feelings. She partners with you to find new ways to support you and your family to develop a deeper understanding of how these challenges have impacted your daily life and find ways to cope through stress, anxiety, and depression. Whether you’re struggling in your relationship, your family, or with individual situations, Vanessa is a safe and warm counselor to guide you on your journey.
Vanessa is passionate about providing a safe and comfortable atmosphere for clients to share their unique experiences without fear of judgement. She values providing therapy from a holistic viewpoint and approaches therapy from a client-centered, strengths-based approach fostering behavioral growth while empowering families and individuals. Vanessa also has extensive experience with youth, which allows her to connect with her adolescent clients in a way that promotes improved emotional responses, better communication tools and family dynamics resulting in resiliency. Vanessa works with individuals experiencing anxiety and depression, and provides couples and relationship counseling.
Education and Trainings
Vanessa received her Bachelor Science in Human Services from Northwest Missouri State University. She received her Masters of Social Work from Park University.
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Vanessa is clinically supervised by Lauren Wood, LSCSW, LCSW in Missouri.