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Behavioral Health

The Kansas City CARE Clinic provides comprehensive behavioral health services for adults between ages of 18-64 who are uninsured/underinsured in the Kansas City Metropolitan area.

Currently Clinic staff offer services in the following areas:

  • Psychiatry
  • Individual, Group & Family Counseling
  • Case Management
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Medical Social Work
  • Social Work/Psychology/Counseling Student Training Programs
  • Support and treatment groups:
    • Men's Support Group
    • Women's Support Group
    • Expressive Therapy
    • Substance Abuse Support Group for individuals living with HIV

Current Staff:

  • Amy Kirkwood, LMSW - Behavioral Health Case Manager
  • Chika Okafor, ANRP - Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Griselda Williams, LCSW - Therapist
  • Jessica Droste, LBSW - Medical Social Worker
  • Mohsen Amiri, MD – Psychiatrist
  • Paul Linville, MA, LPC, CRAADC – Therapist
  • Regina Lastiee, MA - Behavioral Health Case Manager
  • Sara Nelson-Johns, LCSW – Clinical Coordinator of Therapy
  • Laura Severance, LSCSW, LCSW – Manager, Behavioral Health
  • Mary Neuburger, LMSW, LAC – Substance Abuse Counselor

To learn more about any of our services or to schedule an appointment, call the Behavioral Health Department at 816-777-2722.