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Lavon has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2011 and has worked in the mental health field field for over 20 years. She obtained her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Central Missouri in 1994 and later attended the University of Missouri, Kansas City where she obtained a Master of Social Work degree in 2002.
Lavon has known since she was a child that she wanted to grow up and “help others.” She believes all of the steps she has taken in life have allowed her to do so. Lavon has a passion for working with those who have suffered loss, particularly in the areas of childhood and infant loss. Lavon shares that she has had personal experience in this area which aids her in understanding and assisting others during this time.
Lavon has experience working with individuals, couples and families through a variety of challenges. She has attended training in the areas of cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness, spirituality and clinical practice, and trauma and childhood attachment. Lavon enjoys learning more and is always expanding her treatment skills through workshops and seminars. Lavon describes her role as a therapist as an opportunity to take a journey alongside others through difficult times, helping to inspire and restore wholeness which brings joy and peace in life.
Lavon has been married to her college sweetheart for 18 years and together they have been blessed with 6 children. She is active in her church where she offers a listening ear to fellow members. In her spare time Lavon enjoys making floral arrangements and decorating/coordinating special occasion celebrations.
Lavon’s Office Hours:
Monday Out of the Office
Thursdays 2pm – 8pm
Friday 9am – 3pm
Saturdays Out of the Office
Sundays 4pm – 8pm
Insurance Lavon Accepts:
United HealthCare/United Behavioral Health (Optum)
New Directions EAP
Lavon is applying to become an in-network provider for many other insurance plans at this time. Please call the office to find if she has been approved as a provider with your insurance.
Lavon is willing to accept a limited number of reduced rate clients for those who show need. Call the office to speak with Lavon if this applies to your situation.