Sorrentino, Chris – Executive Director, Kansas City Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

6112 NW 77th Street

Kansas City, MO 64151




CBT, DBT, ACT – Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Relationship/Marital Problems



Extra Information:

I have over 20 years of experience working with clients from adolescence onward in individual psychotherapy, couples therapy, family therapy, and group therapy. Using a mindfulness-based, cognitive-behavioral approach, I treat a wide range of conditions, with a focus on the anxiety disorders (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder with and without Agoraphobia, and Simple Phobias) and depression.

I also treat individuals with self-esteem and self-image problems and marital and relationship conflicts.  I utilize the most effective structures, methods, and techniques from traditional cognitive behavioral therapy and the latest mindfulness-based (third wave) therapies, a combination which I believe provides the best possible treatment and outcome for my clients. I take a holistic approach to treatment, taking diet, sleep, exercise, and other lifestyle choices into account when formulating a therapeutic case conceptualization.  Earning my client’s trust and developing a collaborative, therapeutic relationship is the key to successful treatment.

About Chris

A native of Los Angeles, Calfornia, our founder is a combat veteran and retired Air Force officer, has studied psychology for 30 years, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado and Missouri, has been a National Certified Counselor (NBCC) since 1991, and was an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership at the US Air Force Academy from 1988 to 1993. His approach to treatment is cognitive-behavioral. Chris has has studied under Aaron Beck, Albert Ellis, and Donald Meichenbaum, also studying Dialectical Behavior Therapy (Marsha Linehan) and ACT (Stephen Hayes) extensively. He specializes in the anxiety disorders and depression, using empirically supported treatments to help his clients. He uses the latest and most effective mindfulness-based approaches to cognitive-behavioral therapy, emphasizing willingness, acceptance of the here-and-now, and goal-directed behavior, in conjunction with state-of-the-art cognitive-behavioral techniques, to help you overcome your problems as quickly and effectively as possible.
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