Office Hours in Marion
Thursdays 9:00am-5:00pm at St. Luke Medical Clinic
Mail:P.O. Box 1104
Manhattan, KS 66505
KPCS provides professional mental health counseling, assessment, and psychotherapy services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families in an outpatient setting. Clients are treated through the use of a Cognitive-Behavioral, Rational, and Strengths-Based approach in a collaborative effort between client and clinician. KPCS mental health counseling service address a multitude of mental health concerns and illness including, but not limited to, anxiety, stress, depression, anger, issues of self-esteem and self-worth, ADHD, abuse/neglect, parent-child conflict, past conflict resolution, and patterns of maladaptive thought and behavior.
Individual counseling consists of one-on-one interaction with a mental health provider. This is an active and collaborative effort between the provider and client to establish and meet treatment goals. Individual Counseling may address a variety of mental health concerns including anxiety, stress, depression, anger, coping with illness, job loss, peer/family conflict, past conflict resolution and much more.
Children and adolescents may participate in mental health services with appropriate parental/guardian consent. KPCS incorporates techniques from art therapy and play therapy when counseling younger children to assist in revealing patterns of conflict, personality, behavior and thought. Parents and Guardians may seek counseling for their child or adolescent to assist in peer conflict, parent-child conflict, aggression, depression, issues of self-esteem, and any behaviors of concern.
Families/Couples may seek mental health treatment to add structure and stability to their family unit/relationship. KPCS will assist the family/couple in reducing conflict and increasing positive communication.
Mental Health Evaluation:
This is a comprehensive evaluation of the client's mental health. Clients may be required or recommended by the court, law enforcement, employer/future employer, physician, or current mental health provider to seek evaluation. Evaluations will cover a variety of areas pertinent to mental health including (but not limited to) Developmental History, Cognitive Functioning, Personality Functioning, Intrapsychic concerns/issues, and Interpersonal concerns/issues. Information will be gathered via interview, objective assessment, projective assessment, and behavioral observation. Evaluations may be conducted in multiple sessions.
Adam Heerey grew up in Marion, KS, and graduated from Marion High School in 2005. He received his Bachelor's of Science degree in Human Services-Psychology from Friends University in Wichita, KS, in 2008 and his Master's of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling from Emporia State University in Emporia, KS, in 2010. Adam is licensed as a Professional Counselor through the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board, and certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors and Affiliates, Inc. He maintains active membership with the American Psychological Association.
Adam has experience working with clients in a variety of settings including alternative/behavior modification schools, community mental health centers, home-based locations, state foster care agencies, and jails/prisons. He has worked with clients of all ages in individual, family and group psychotherapy. Adam has co-counseled group therapy for adults with Traumatic Brain Injuries as well as led Psychosocial Rehabilitation groups for children and adolescents.
Personal areas of interest for Adam include personality assessment and evaluation, theories of psychology and personality, differential diagnosis, art therapy, and music therapy.