Amy M. Shoffner, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist and founder of Northland Behavioral Health & Wellness. Dr. Shoffner specializes in treatment of mood disorders and Borderline Personality Disorder. She administers fully adherent Dialectical Behavior Therapy with suicidal and self-harming populations with a primary goal to develop a “life worth living.” In 2009 Dr. Shoffner was named “Provider of the Year” by Tri-County Community Mental Health Services.
Kathy Alagna is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Secondary Education from Rockhurst University and a Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from Avila University.
Kathy has worked with middle level and high school age individuals and families as a school psychologist and counselor for over twenty years. As a therapist, she approaches each individual in a non-judgmental, compassionate, and affirming way and enjoys working with adolescents and adults from diverse backgrounds. Kathy has been trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and holds memberships with the American Counseling Association, LGBT Affirming Therapists Guild of Kansas City, and the Human Rights Campaign.
Melanie Crawford is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Missouri. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Development and Psychology from Missouri State University and a Master of Arts in Counseling and Guidance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Melanie began her counseling career treating survivors of sexual assault and providing prevention strategies to schools and community members. Melanie has worked with college and high school age students and families as a student affairs director and counselor for nearly fifteen years. From learning to cope with life stressors to helping clients overcome the effects of trauma, her goal is to empower each person live a healthy life with positive, fulfilling relationships.
Melissa is a licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Missouri. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from The University of Missouri at Columbia in 1998. Melissa has more than 20 years of experience in multiple facets of social work. She has worked in a variety of environments, from school systems to government programs. She is a passionately committed, client-focused professional who strongly believes in finding effective solutions for any situation.