News
  • Mayor Sly James visits the Clinic

    Tuesday, February 25, 2014

    Mayor Sly James visited the Clinic today, to learn more about what we do and how we can continue to …

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events
  • Bloom Party

    Due to overwhelming support from the Kansas City community, Night In BLOOM has reached record breaking attendance and is officially SOLD OUT!

    If you are still interested in attending, email Matt …

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profiles
  • May

    May, a 20-something woman with an advanced degree, came to the Clinic …

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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.