Monique Norris, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Monique Norris, LPC graduated with her master’s in clinical counseling from Emporia State University in 2019. Monique has had experience with individuals of all ages and backgrounds in both individual settings as well as couples and groups. Monique has provided therapy
for individuals facing depression, anxiety, trauma, questioning gender/sexuality and the journey of emerging adulthood. As a clinician, Monique’s priority is creating an environment in which any individual can feel safe and accepted; she recognizes the healing power of simply feeling seen and heard. Monique meets people wherever they are at in life with compassion, warmth, and support. She recognizes that each person is doing the best they can at that time. Acceptance and compassion are what promotes growth and change, not shame.
Because every person has unique needs, Monique works with various modalities to provide the best support for individuals. Monique finds great importance in trauma-informed practice and primarily takes a bottom-up approach to treatment. She believes that before we can change the way we think, we often must explore the how and why of our body’s response to the stressor. Monique often uses Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as well as other mindfulness-based practices, building self-awareness, and tuning in to somatic experiences. As a clinician, she addresses the whole person; this includes understanding the importance of physical, social, and spiritual health, as well as systemic issues and oppression. Monique values collaboration among professionals to prioritize the whole person, not just mental health alone.
Monique accepts Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Aetna, andAmbetter. She does not accept KanCare (Medicaid) nor any form of Medicare.
From Dr. Wes: As an LPC, Lane is part of our training program. Monique is a great addition to our staff. Coming from a college counseling center, she is especially well suited to work with our broad student clientele from middle school to grad school. Her experience working with the LGBTQIA+ client community fits well within our inclusive treatment model. We're excited she's on our growing team and we know she'll fill up quickly. If you'd like to schedule an intake with her, while she still has openings, please complete the Ask About Services form.
PLEASE READ BEFORE EXAMINING THE CALENDAR BELOW: Monique's availability for appointments is listed below. You CANNOT schedule here, only see availabilities. The appearance of an opening does not guarantee an appointment, it only allows you to see what is available to request. Contact the office at 785-371-1414 to schedule or if you are a new client, fill out the ask about services form. Due to how Google masks event details, the availability is listed as "busy." This means that anything that shows up as "busy" is actually OPEN for an existing client appointment.