Danielle Edwards, LPC is a School-based outpatient therapist located in Linn County- Prairie View School. She has worked for SEKMHC since 2020. Danielle has a Masters of Arts degree in Counseling from Mid-America Nazarene University. Her experience includes a clinical therapist internship at Safe Home Domestic Violence Shelter in Overland Park and as a school counselor intern with Blue Valley School District.
Kerry Morrell, LSCSW is an outpatient therapist located in Pleasanton, KS. She worked for 25 years in various maternal child and psychiatric nursing opportunities such as childbirth education, labor delivery, new born intensive care, outpatient clinics home health, and inpatient psychiatric units. Kerry’s career focus changed from nursing to social work. Her work as a therapist has occurred in a variety of settings including, domestic violence shelter, university campus in the United Arab Emirates, private practice in a metropolitan area, faith based mental health center, and a secure assisted living facility for mentally ill people who are unable to live independently. Kerry has worked with people from age 7 to 90 years of age, but most of her experience is individual, couple, and family therapy with adults. She completed the Bowen Family System post graduate training and work with clients from a systems perspective. Kerry completed her education from the following institutions: Jayhawk Linn High School; Wichita State University earning, Bachelor of Science in Nursing; University of Kansas earning Master of Social work and Walden University, Candidate for Doctor of Behavioral Health Leadership.
Krista Tummons, LAC, KCGC is an outpatient Chemical Abuse Counselor located in Fort Scott, KS and Pleasanton, KS. She has been a Substance Abuse Counselor at Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center since January 1999; Kansas Certified Gambling Counselor since 2011 and a Tobacco Treatment Specialist May 2019. Krista received her education from Pittsburg State University. She holds degrees and certifications in the following: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Licensed Addiction Counselor, Kansas Certified Gambling Counselor 1, and Tobacco Treatment Specialist.
Richard O’Brien, LMSW, LMAC is an outpatient therapist located in Pleasanton, KS. He served as a Social Work/Psychology Specialist in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. Richard then had a career in business. Later, he returned to school to obtain the MSW and began a second career as an outpatient therapist. Richard received his education from State University at Stony Brook for his B.A. in English and The University of Kansas for his Master of Social Work.
The Mission of the Southeast Kansas Mental Health Center is to provide, advocate, and coordinate quality mental health care, services and programs for people in its service area.
Our Vision is to improve the quality of life in Southeast Kansas