Gladys Smith, Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri

Gladys Smith, PsyD, LPC

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Dr. Smith is a licensed Psychotherapist, Somatic Trauma Therapist, Master Addiction Counselor, and a Registered Yoga and Meditation Teacher. Dr. Smith is a Trauma therapist and Relationship and Sexual Violence Therapist for Washington University Schhol of Medicined. She is also an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University in the Graduate Psychology and Counseling program. Gladys is a 27 year veteran of the United States Navy, serving as a Chief Petty Officer (HMC) Hospital Corpsman, Therapist and trainer in health care and wellness.

Dr. Smith obtained a Doctorate in Psychology from California Southern University (Psy.D), Master of Education from University of Missouri, and Master of Health Science from Washington University, St. Louis (M. Hs). She has advanced certifications in Trauma and Addiction. She is certified in EMDR, DBT, Somatic Experiencing trained and CBT. She is also a Consultant-In-Training for EMDR therapy (training others), and an Emotional Emancipation and Cultural Somatic trainer. She conducts yoga classes as well as private Trauma focused yoga sessions.

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • Alcohol Or Drug Use/Addictions
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Binge Eating
  • Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
  • Body Image
  • Bullying
  • Career
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Criminal Justice Involvement
  • Depression
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Gender Identity
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Relationships
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Suicide Loss
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Violence
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dance Or Movement Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Somatic Therapy
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Community Specialties

  • 12-Step Programs
  • Biracial
  • Black
  • Cancer Survivors
  • Military Families
  • Trauma Survivors
  • Veterans

Faith Based Specialties

  • Christianity

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$120.00 - $130.00
Sliding Scale
Pay By
Cash, Check, Paypal, Credit Card, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Services
Out Of Network
United Healthcare

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
License #
Licensed Professional Counselor
Graduate School(s)
Year Graduated
California Southern University
University of Missouri, St. Louis
M. Ed