Kelly Buckley, MA, LPC


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Kelly Buckley, MA, LPC
EMDR Certified Therapist (EMDRIA)

Areas of Expertise: depression, anxiety, trauma & PTSD, Borderline Personality Disorder, grief, chronic illness, chronic mental health issues, life transitions, non-suicidal self-injury, suicidal ideation, women's Issues, self-compassion, emotional disturbances

Treatments Provided: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Attachment-Focused EMDR, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Person-Centered Therapy, Feminist 

Education: MA Professional Counseling (Lindenwood University, 2017); BS Sociology, Minors in Psychology and Gender Studies (Missouri State University, 1999)


Certifications: EMDR Certified Therapist (Trained in The Flash Technique; EMDRIA, 2022);
DBT Core Certified by DBTmo (MO Department of Mental Health, 2021)                                            

Accepted Insurance Plans: In-Network with Cigna/Evernorth, UHC/Optum, and Anthem BCBS. 
Out-of-Network with all other insurance panels (superbill can be provided)
Private pay fee: $150 per individual session (sliding scale sometimes offered)

Kelly Buckley, LPC (she/her) provides individual, group, and family therapy with adults and older adults; she is a member of Upaya's DBT Consultation Team. She also provides EMDR and specializes in Attachment-Focused EMDR (AF-EMDR) to help clients who may need a more relational and reparative approach to EMDR therapy. Kelly's main goal as a therapist is to help people strengthen self-compassion and connect with the inner-self. She uses ego-state techniques to help people learn how to have more positive thoughts about themselves and their future. The kind of therapy Kelly provides helps people learn to create satisfying relationships and reconnect with goals and aspirations. Please reach out if you are interested in doing therapy with Kelly by contacting us below or calling 314-252-0675.

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