Mary Anne Potts is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with the State of Missouri and earned her graduate degree in Counseling and Family Therapy, with a focus on human development and an emphasis in research, from Saint Louis University in May 2009. Since that time she worked with children, adults, and families at a private counseling practice in St. Charles, and at Washington University as part of a research team exploring perinatal depression and effective therapy approaches. Currently, she works as a counselor at Birthright Counseling St. Louis, to provide individual and group counseling for women during pregnancy and postpartum and at Happy Brain part-time in private practice.
Mary Anne believes in a collaborative approach to counseling and uses a blend of solution focused and cognitive behavioral therapies, which encourage personal growth and expansion of skills to improve the lives of clients. She believes that relationships are instrumental to personal happiness and often, when things don’t feel right, it can be beneficial to explore the relationships in our lives. She utilizes the ideas of Interpersonal Therapy which believes that all aspects of our life are impacted by interpersonal changes, be they relationships, life transitions – such as becoming a parent, new job, etc., and the grieving process.
Mary Anne accepts self-payments and Insurance, including: Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, and United Health Care.
To schedule an appointment with Mary Anne, please call her at 314-626-0986 or email her at MaryAnne@happy-brain.com.
Teresa earned her degrees from Missouri State University and Missouri Baptist University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist and is a member of both the American Association of Christian Counselors and the Association for Play Therapy.
Having three children of her own and many years’ experience as a Licensed Daycare Provider, Teresa maintains a special focus on children and family dynamics, utilizing numerous types of play therapy. Sandtray Therapy focuses on bringing unconscious thoughts to the conscious part of the brain to help those who are struggling with depression, anxiety, bullying, self-harm, ADHD, grief, OCD, sexual abuse, behavioral problems and for blended families. She also frequently utilizes Theraplay to better assist children and families who are struggling with attachment problems. Autplay therapy focuses on support for anxiety, social skills, communication problems and dysregulation is utilized with those who have Autism Spectrum Disorder. She assesses for sensory issues with children generally, as well as using mindfulness techniques with clients when appropriate.
She is experienced working with a wide variety of conditions faced by individuals, couples and adolescents. Attachment styles are a strong focus during couples’ and marital counseling. Teresa utilizes an eclectic approach including aspects of Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy, Autplay Therapy and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy; with children she applies insights from Child-Centered Play Therapy as well.
Teresa accepts self-payments and Insurance, including: Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, and United Health Care.
To schedule an appointment with Teresa, please call her at 573-684-3488 or email her at Teresa@happy-brain.com.
Kelly Locker is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Hypnotherapist. She is also a certified to provide Past Life Regression. Kelly received her graduate degree in Community Counseling from the University of Missouri, Hypnotherapy Certification from the Mottin & Johnson Institute of Hypnosis and is a trained Reiki Master Practitioner. Kelly made a shift to the mental health field in 2006 after working ten years as a cancer research biologist at Monsanto and Washington University School of Medicine. She is bilingual speaking both English and German. Kelly was awarded Kirkwood’s Best in Counseling and Mental Health for four consecutive years (2016 to 2019).
Kelly assists adults, adolescents and children. She practices holistic counseling to treat the whole body and person and hypnotherapy to treat smoking, addictions, weight reduction, anxiety and stress management, phobias, athletic enhancement, past life regression. She utilizes an integrative approach to tailor therapy to the person, and techniques from Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Internal Family Systems. This approach is direct, with a focus on the present and future to create internal mental harmony.
She accepts self-payments for hypnotherapy and counseling, and Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Coventry, United HealthCare (UBH), TriCare or self-pay for counseling.
To schedule an appointment with Kelly, please call her at 314-502-9072 or email at Kelly@happy-brain.com.
Camille Bruton Reinhold is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Founder of Happy Brain Counseling, L.L.C.. She received her graduate degrees in Counseling and Family Therapy, with a focus on human development, and Executive Masters in International Business from Saint Louis University. She received a patient safety and quality certification from the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP).
She specializes in working with children and families and improving the relationship between them. Her office is designed to promote emotional and mental well-being in children and to improve communication skills with caregivers. Camille works with adults and couples with a focus on aligning positive mental thoughts with emotional self-regulation to promote personal harmony and happiness. This approach is affective for reducing anxiety, depression, reducing symptoms of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD, ADHD), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and treating serious disorders and physical, emotional or sexual trauma. Finally, Camille’s practice promotes whole body well-being and nutritional support.
When relationships do not work, Camille offers divorce mediation to promote a return to well-being when the marriage ends. This approach is particularly designed to help parents work with children when one home becomes two homes. This focus reduces confusion, anxiety and tensions for the couple and the children as they begin a new life. She works with an attorney offering a special rate to couples with or without children and who are agreeing to a non-contested approach to settling their differences.
Camille accepts self-payments and insurance, including: Aetna, American Behavioral, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Behavioral Health (UBH or UHC) and.
Call Camille to schedule an appointment at 314-717-0190 or email her at Reinhold@happy-brain.com.