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“I am passionate about helping people heal. I believe you will experience a compassionate and peaceful presence as I am able to stay present with you in your intense emotion allowing you the experience of being heard, understood, nurtured, and supported.”

Theresa Hubbard is a trauma trained licensed mental health professional who works with the whole person.  She provides a safe and welcoming environment.  Theresa creates the space that you need to begin to Explore A World Without Judgment.

WHAT THERESA DOES

  • Theresa facilitates various wellness retreats at The Journey Home which she opened in 2012 and is located in Dearborn, Missouri. More information can be found at journeyhomeretreats.com
  • Theresa’s education includes a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Rockhurst University and a Master of Science in Family Therapy from Friends University. She is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist in Kansas and a Licensed Marital and Family Therapist in Missouri. Theresa is licensed and trained to diagnose and treat a wide array of presenting problems.
  • Theresa is a Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and is also an AAMFT Approved Supervisor.  A member of the Missouri Association of Marriage and Family Therapy where she serves on the Executive Board as Treasurer, and a member of the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Missouri Division of AAMFT where she serves on the Executive Board as President.  Theresa was recently appointed by the Governor of the State of Missouri to serve on the State Committee for Marital and Family Therapists.

  • Theresa has been adjunct faculty at Friends University teaching Emotion, Attachment, and Trauma, as well as providing clinical supervision to graduate students. Theresa is also an AAMFT Approved Supervisor, and supervises over a dozen post graduates in the process of obtaining their clinical licensure.
  • Theresa also teaches class at Turning Point, a not-for-profit, that provides resources for people with serious and chronic illness. Topics include Mindfulness, Enneagram, and Hypnotherapy.
  • Theresa has completed both levels of training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). She is trained in Neurofeedback (and is in the process of becoming Board Certified under the supervision of Dr. Mary Ammerman and Dr. Avery Bratt), biofeedback, and the Enneagram Personality Types.  She is an Advanced Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist.
  • Theresa was a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Jackson County from 1994-1997 and as a guardian ad litem she represented children who had been removed from the custody of their parents.  Theresa was awarded Court Appointed Special Advocate of the Year in 1995.
  • In 2007, Theresa testified before the Missouri Senate Financial & Governmental Organization and Elections Committee in support of legislation to add the authority to diagnose to the practice act for Marital & Family Therapists.  That legislation was enacted into law in 2007.
  • In 2008 Theresa testified before the Missouri Senate Health & Mental Health Committee in support of legislation to add as a covered service under the MO HealthNet program, counseling services for emotional disorders or conditions rendered by Marital and Family Therapists who are not also Licensed Professional Counselors.
  • Prior to practicing as a therapist Theresa worked in the professional environments of law and accounting.  Theresa is married to a loving husband and is a proud mother of four beautiful children.
  • Neurofeedback/Biofeedback – Neurofeedback is a technology-based learning technique that provides real-time information about your own EEG activity. Through this type of brain training, a person can alter his or her own brainwave characteristics by challenging the brain to learn to reorganize and by conditioning the brain to function better. The EEG Biofeedback technique is a process in which subtle brainwave information is amplified and shown back to the trainee in the form of a computer training challenge. The object of the training is to re-educate the brain to make voluntary changes via computerized graphic displays and auditory signals that encourage a change in mental state and thus challenge the brain to function more effectively. Click Here For More Information (http://www.isnr.net/neurofeedback-info/learn-more-about-neurofeedback.cfm) (https://fundly.com/neurofeedback-research-2015)
  • EMDR – Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is a way to help people with trauma beyond traditional talk therapy. EMDR is an individual psychotherapy that uses bilateral stimulation of the brain to help people process certain experiences. Theresa has been a Level 2 EMDR practitioner for over 10 years. Click Here For More Information (http://www.emdr.com/what-is-emdr/)
  • Hypnotherapy – Theresa is an Advanced Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist in Heart Centered Hypnotherapy. Click Here For More Information (http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/hypnosis/basics/definition/prc-20019177)
  • Enneagram Personality Types– Click Here For More Information (http://enneagramassociation.org/what-is-the-enneagram/) (https://www.enneagraminstitute.com/how-the-enneagram-system-works/)

Insurance

Theresa accepts out-of network benefits for most insurance companies.

The Journey Home

Theresa is the owner of The Journey Home, LLC.  The Journey Home is a place for retreats of all kinds, and special occasions including weddings and family reunions.  It is located in Dearborn, Missouri, 15 miles north of the Kansas City International Airport. You can obtain more information about The Journey Home at www.journeyhomeretreats.com or www.journeyhomeweddings.com

10 Westowne Street, Liberty, Missouri 64068

tel: 816-407-7706

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