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We have 2 offices: 109 S. 10th Street in Lexington MO and 601 NW Jefferson Street, Suite 5A in Blue Springs, MO
660-259-3900 TCCT is moving to Odessa on July 15, 2018! Brand new office! Same services! We will continue to be here in Lexington until then.

cognitive-behavioral

Jessi Johnson, LPC, NCC

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Jessi received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Missouri State University. She went on to earn her master’s degree in guidance and counseling from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Jessi recently moved back to Missouri from Nashville, TN where she worked as a school-based therapist helping adolescents, families, and teachers with ADHD and behavior management, trauma, crisis intervention, and other emotional disturbances.  Jessi enjoys working with adults, older teens, and couples.

She has experience working with adolescents and their families, couples, adults, and those struggling with addictions. While Jessi often works from a cognitive-behavioral and strength-based model, she believes that the methods used need to be based on each individual or couple’s needs. Jessi joined The Center for Counseling and Training in 2014.

Jessi is married to her high school sweetheart, Derrick, and they have a son, Cruz, and a daughter, Kenzie.

Amy Dobson, LPC, CPT

28_TCCT_Aug2015Amy joined The Center for Counseling and Training (TCCT) in January of 2014. She became fully licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor two years ago.   Amy has completed the requirements as a Certified Play Therapist and is currently finishing up schooling and supervision to become a Registered Play Therapist. Before coming to TCCT, Amy worked 9 years for the Lexington School District as an educator and four years as a Professional School Counselor In-Training at the middle school.

Amy believes that the foundation of effective counseling is building a positive relationship. She works hard at making the client feel understood through active listening, reflection of feeling, and accurate empathic understanding. She has experience with non-directive play therapy and utilizes person centered and cognitive counseling theories. She works with children and adults of all ages and is accepting new clients.

Amy is married to Mark.  They have three grown children and love being grandparents!