Scott Thode, MA, PLPC
Under Supervision of
Dr. Joy Whitman, PhD
9233 Ward Parkway, #305
Kansas City, MO 64114
Psychotherapy offers Counselor Supervision, Individual Counseling, Psychiatric, and Psychological
Services, as well as Marriage Counseling, Couples Therapy, Adolescent Therapy and Online Video Counseling in the Kansas City area. We are conveniently located near Leawood, Prairie Village, Waldo, and Overland Park.
About Marty Biggar, MS, PLPC
Marty Biggar is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Kansas and a Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri, under supervision of Dr. Jeff Peterson, PhD. She has a master’s of science degree in counseling psychology and a graduate certification in child and adolescent psychology from Avila University and a bachelor’s of science in developmental psychology with a minor in sociology from the University of Kansas. She has training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
Marty is currently a behavioral health therapist at the University of
Kansas Marillac Campus and has a private practice at Kansas City
Psychotherapy working with adolescents, adults, and geriatrics
specializing in past trauma including domestic and sexual abuse,
anxiety, grief, alcoholism, individuals struggling with
schizophrenia-related disorders, Alzheimer’s, life transitions,
obsessive-compulsive behaviors, eating disorders, peer relationships,
stress, coping skills, school issues, spirituality, and family conflict.
To Schedule a Session Call Marty Direct at:
Marty Biggar, MS, PLPC, LPC
Kansas City Psychotherapy
9233 Ward Parkway, Suite 305
Kansas City, MO 64114
is a member of ACA and AMHCA and was named a distinguished member of
Sigma Alpha Lambda National leadership and honors organization from the
University of Kansas. She employs Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT),
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT),
Brief Psychodynamic Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), and
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) in her work with clients.
nine years she facilitated “How to Cope” and “How to Care”
psychoeducational support groups for the National Council on Alcoholism
and Drug Dependence focused on family and friends struggling with drugs
and alcohol. She is also a former social support volunteer for Hospice
House, supporting families deal with grief and trauma. Over the past 5
years she completed the black bear field course program with
renowned-biologist Dr. Rogers at the Wildlife Research Institute in Ely,
Minnesota. She previously volunteered at PetCo assisting in pet
adoption for LL Dog Rescue in Shawnee Mission, Kansas and continues to
advocate for animal rescue.