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Kasen D. Anderson



2 Masters Degrees from Emporia State University:

  • Art Therapy - MS

  • Counseling - MS

2 Bachelors Degrees from the University of South Dakota:​

  • Painting - BFA

  • Psychology - BS

She began working in a variety of settings in 2015 while receiving their Masters Degrees. In 2018 she moved to Texas, and returned to Kansas in 2022.  She loved Kansas so much, she had to come back!  During this time, she's had the opportunity to work with a lot of different people.

Specializing in: 

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Communication & Coping skills

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Counseling Association

  • LGBT-Affirming Therapist Guild

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Settings Experience

  • Outpatient, Intensive Outpatient, and Inpatient

  • Domestic Violence Shelter, Women's Crisis Respite, Jail, Community Counseling, Addictions outpatient, Mobile Crisis Services, Behavioral Health Hospital, and Crisis Hotline.

  • Mobile Crisis Services (Suicide and homicide risk assessments) were provided in the community, people's homes, and hospitals.

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Populations Served

  • Children (over age 6), Adolescents, Adults, Elderly, Veterans, LGBTQIA Community members, Inmates, and Homeless.

  • Divorced and blended families (foster, adoption, grandparents adopting grandchildren).

  • Those who have experienced ADHD, PTSD, SPMI, Suicidal ideation, Separation anxiety, gender identity and sexual identity exploration, and people who need a little extra support.

  • Worked with many different religious & spiritual backgrounds and is open to working with any belief system. Experience includes Judaism, Christianity, Atheism, Pagan, Wicken, and Agnostic.

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Professional Experience Highlights

  • Presented on suicide prevention to a non-profit and other professionals for CEU's.

    • Helped non-profit update suicide prevention practice policies.​

  • Conducted a pilot-study on the effectiveness of the Art Therapy Transitional Program at the Lyon County Jail.

  • Art Therapy Masters Project was a group art project designed to foster client strengths and positive thoughts related to continued sobriety.

  • Published in Schmanke's (2017) Art Therapy and Substance Abuse.

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