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Warrensburg Music Therapists

Browse these music therapists with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Warrensburg.

  • 14 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle W.
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We've only had 2 sessions so far and will be continuing with therapy but I feel Angela is a good fit for us.

Micaela Flick, LMSW
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Joe S.
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I highly recommend seeking help through Micaela. She offers great insight, a relaxed, non-judgemental environment, and an overall great therapy experience. She listens well and will tell you exactly what she sees about a situation whether it is good or bad news. Micaela is compassionate about her work and her clients. She has always answered me efficiently whenever I have questions or need a listening ear. And I am living a happier, more positive life since seeing her. I have seen a few different therapists from around the area in the past, and this is by far the best experience I have had. Micaela is outstanding at what she does.

Ashley H.
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My first session with Laura was more helpful than any of the other therapy I have had. She really knows how to dig in deep and get to the source of everything. I have grown so much since I've been seeing her. She's very insightful and kind. She works with you to help you overcome obstacles. Issues that I didn't think could ever be solved, she's helped me get control over. I really can't say enough about her. I've told so many people to go see her. I am finally comfortable in my own skin. I am not lashing out at people anymore. I am building relationships with my parents! She has changed my life. I thank the Universe for Laura.

Mobile Massage by Rachel
4.5
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Steve J.
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First massage and Rachel will make me want to get another soon! Not only is she professional, but she also addressed my needs and gave some great advice on stretching. She was also available at the last minute which really helped me out.

Massage by Tabatha
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
Kathy H.
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Tabatha really impressed me with your knowledge, skills, and insight to what my body needed. Fabulous massage!

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I offer crisis intervention therapy. Do you feel hopeless and helpless? I can help you. I have been in the counseling field for 12 years.

  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I believe that my clients are their own experts regarding the solution to their problem(s). I help my clients discover their own solutions within the framework of their life situation.

  • 13 years in business
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I work to give my client(s) an enjoyable experience and my client(s) get result Massage is pointless rubbing if its not achieving a desired result Most of my clientele lead stressful professional lives and return to me because of chronic inflammation, muscle tension and spasm; they understand that continued treatment yields continuous results

  • 3 years in business
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I possess a unique listening for sonic fidelity.

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I write music for therapy. Acoustic guitar music and soft sounds of nature, interwoven together to provide music fro stress, relief, relaxation, meditation and healing, in a music therapy setting. I have a wide variety of CD's available, music with humpback whales combined with acoustic guitar, instrumental guitar at 60beats per minute. I can even write and arrange music for any given therapeutic or counseling situation.

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What is a psychologist?

A psychologist is a professionally trained mental health professional who helps patients navigate challenging life situations or mental health issues. To become a psychologist you must earn a doctoral degree; qualifying degrees include a Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D. To actively practice, a psychologist must be licensed in their state and maintain good standing. Psychologists are trained to administer tests that can evaluate a patient’s cognitive strength and weaknesses, intellectual skills, vocational aptitude and preference, personality characteristics, and neuropsychological functioning, explains the American Psychological Association (APA).

A psychologist meets with patients in an office and may work with a variety of methods, depending on patient need, such as cognitive, behavioral or interpersonal.  According to the APA, common reasons a person may visit a psychologist include:

  • Dealing with depression, anger or anxiety over a long period of time.
  • Help with a chronic condition that is interfering with their lives or physical health.
  • Help with grieving and other abrupt transitions.
  • Overcoming addictions.
  • Managing chronic illness.
  • Breaking old and harmful patterns of thinking or behavior.

What are the types of psychologists?

Psychologists are healthcare professionals who use scientific methods to understand the relationships between the brain, environment and behavior. Psychologists may focus on research — studying how the brain and various environments drive behaviors to better understand the issues that trouble patients and society as a whole — or they may focus on practice — interacting with people using therapeutic methods. The American Psychological Association shares some of the more prevalent types of psychologists:

  • Clinical psychologists assess and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
  • Cognitive and perceptual psychologists study human perception, thinking and memory.
  • Community psychologists work to strengthen the abilities of communities, settings, organizations and broader social systems to meet people’s needs — such as improving support for victims of natural disasters, or working to improve health policies.
  • Counseling psychologists help people understand and take action on everyday issues, career and work problems, and serious adversity.
  • Developmental psychologists study the psychological development of the human being throughout life.
  • Educational psychologists concentrate on how effective teaching and learning take place.
  • Engineering psychologists conduct research on how people work best with machines.
  • Environmental psychologists study the dynamics of how people interact with their environments.
  • Evolutionary psychologists study how evolutionary principles such as mutation, adaptation and selective fitness influence human thought, feeling and behavior.
  • Experimental psychologists study cognitive processes, comparative psychology (cross-species comparisons), and learning and conditioning.
  • Forensic psychologists apply psychological principles to legal issues.
  • Health psychologists specialize in how biological, psychological and social factors affect health and illness.
  • Industrial/organizational psychologists apply psychological principles and research methods to the workplace to improve productivity, health and the quality of work life.
  • Neuropsychologists and behavioral neuropsychologists explore the relationships between brain systems and behavior.
  • Quantitative and measurement psychologists focus on methods and techniques for designing experiments and analyzing psychological data.
  • Rehabilitation psychologists work with stroke and accident victims, people with mental disabilities, and those with developmental disabilities caused by such conditions as cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism.
  • School psychologists assess and counsel students, consult with parents and school staff, and conduct behavioral interventions when appropriate.
  • Social psychologists study how a person’s mental life and behavior are shaped by interactions with other people.
  • Sport psychologists help athletes refine their focus on competition goals, become more motivated, and learn to deal with anxiety and fear of failure around competition.

How much do therapists cost?

If you are experiencing a challenging time, have mental health difficulties, or just want professional guidance as you move through life, a therapist can provide relief, tools and structure. The national average cost for a therapist is $80-$100 per hour, although prices may be higher or lower depending on geographic location and the experience and training of the therapist.

Psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed therapists are all health professionals who offer various modalities of therapy. Ask questions about the type of therapy they specialize in (such as cognitive or behavioral, etc.) and their area of expertise (such as grief, anxiety, body image disorders, etc.) to help you find the right fit for your needs. Therapy sessions are typically 50-60 minutes long.  The patient usually meets with the therapist in their office; sessions may also be held remotely (via Skype, etc.) or in a clinical setting. Psychologists, psychiatrists and other therapists who have earned advanced degrees will typically charge higher rates than other licensed therapists. Depending on your diagnosis, your health insurance may cover your therapy costs.

Can a clinical psychologist write prescriptions?

To be able to write a prescription, a clinical psychologist must practice in a state that permits them to do so, and must either have a master’s degree in psychopharmacology or have completed the required advanced training program. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), five states currently permit psychologists to write prescriptions: Idaho, New Mexico, Illinois, Iowa and Louisiana. Many psychologists who are not able to write prescriptions work in partnership with psychiatrists, pediatricians or primary care doctors to help their patients who need medication.

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