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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:

  • Laura Severance, LSCSW, LCSW – Manager, Behavioral Health
  • Mohsen Amiri, MD- Psychiatrist
  • Chika Okafor, ANRP - Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Makini King, PhD- Behavioral Health Consultant 
  • Jason Swartwood, LSCW, LPC, CRAADC – Behavioral Health Therapist
  • Lydia Madruga, LCSW - Behaviroal HealthTherapist, Terapeuta Bilingue
  • Mary Neuburger, LCSW, LAC – Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Regina Lastiee, MA - Behavioral Health Case Manager
  • Jessica Droste, LBSW - Medical Social Worker

Call 816-753-5144 to learn more or to make an appointment for any of these services!