Mary Ann Byerly, LPC
Mary Ann Byerly is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). She completed her master’s in counseling at the University of Arizona. Mary Ann was a community caseworker and clinical research manager before being drawn to the field of counseling. She has experience working with clients from diverse backgrounds and is committed to being a culturally sensitive counselor. She is dedicated to providing respectful, inclusive counseling to all and has a special interest in working with LGBTQIA+ clients.
Mary Ann has had additional training in several evidence-based counseling therapies and can offer the optimal therapy based on the needs of the individual, couple, or family. Please click on the links below for a short video description of the therapies offered.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has been established as perhaps the most effective treatment for depression, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). What is CBT? – YouTube
Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) is designed for clients who are suffering with grief, trauma, or chronic pain. What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)? – YouTube
Mindfulness, which is a grounding/meditation technique used to gain insight, reduces the symptoms of anxiety, and can promote the power of self-compassion. What is Mindfulness? – YouTube, WHAT IS SELF-COMPASSION? – YouTube
Motivational Interviewing Therapy assists those who are having difficulty making changes with behaviors such as smoking, diet, substance use or other unhealthy lifestyles choices that effect their health and wellbeing. Lifting the Burden in Motivational Interviewing – YouTube
Gottman Couples Therapy (Mary Ann is trained in Level I and II) is proven to benefit couples by providing relationship skills (including same sex couples). DR. John Gottman’s Sound Relationship House – YouTube, Our Mission – About | The Gottman Institute
Structural Family Therapy allows clients to learn alternative ways to solve problems and improves communication and interactions within the family. When Should My Family Go to Counseling? – YouTube
Mary Ann is available for counseling in-person or by teletherapy for individual therapy in adults and adolescents 10 years of age and older. In-person therapy is preferred for couples and family sessions, but exceptions will be made based on need. Insurances accepted are Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS), Providers Care and Kansas Medical Assistance Program (KMAP).
*If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988