Michael Salinas, M.A.,  PLPC

Therapist in St. Louis, MO

Couples

Eating Disorders

Trauma

Specialties

You’re struggling to understand yourself. You’re unsure how to handle your emotions. You want to  connect more with others and find ways to communicate more effectively. You want your relationships to  flourish. Most importantly, you want to figure out how to live a fulfilling and meaningful life. 

I believe you’ve come to the right place to address and attend to all of the above. 

I would love to partner with you in therapy to help you get to exactly where you want to be, because I  believe true, lasting change is possible. Change of perspective, change of direction, and change of  understanding.  

Experience has taught me that one of the most profound and meaningful paths to achieve this is through  the connection between client and therapist. The relationship between me and you. When it is really at its  best, it should feel supportive and dynamic, in order to help you reach your goals….to get you to that  meaningful place. 

In my therapy work, I use a combination of humanistic, psychodynamic, person-centered, and  mindfulness-based therapy techniques. These are a variety of tools and approaches which I’ve acquired  from my years of training and my professional experience in order to partner with you in a way that is  unique, while still based in all the good stuff from research and evidence-based practices. 

To break it down further, I bring to the counseling room acceptance, curiosity, creativity, and flexibility.  This is to help us create a space for the kind of understanding and awareness that can lead to growth and  renewal. The kind of understanding that helps us get to your vulnerabilities and closed-off parts of  yourself….all while feeling trust, support, and safety in our relationship with one another. 

I have specialty experience working with: 

     -anxiety and depression management 

     -eating disorders 

     -trauma history 

     -LGBTQ issues 

     -relationship issues 

     -parenting and child development 

My practice includes working with couples and groups

I find it a privilege to engage with my clients and to take part in a collaborative process. I look forward to  starting our work together and getting you set on a path of living a fulfilling and meaningful life. 

A little more about me: 

I am a provisionally licensed therapist, with an M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Webster  University. I have a background in the creative and performing arts and have lived in New Orleans,  Chicago and New York City. I feel very much at home in the natural world and am always up for a hike. I  enjoy cooking, reading and making things with my hands. 

Begin Counseling with STL Therapist, Michael Salinas

Getting started with counseling in our Ballwin, MO counseling clinic is easy! We can also chat via telehealth for online therapy in Missouri and online therapy in Illinois. Taking this first step toward therapy is a big deal, so give yourself credit!  Just follow these simple steps and we will get started.

  1. Contact Marble Wellness to schedule an appointment

  2. Chat with our team, your STL therapists​

  3. Start to live a more confident, centered and connected life, today

Other Mental Health Services at Marble Wellness

At Marble Wellness, our goal is simple: Counseling services  designed to help set you on a path of living a more fulfilled, calm, and happy life. We specialize in anxiety, depression, grief, chronic illness, therapy for men, couples,  and maternal overwhelm. We can also help new moms with various postpartum concerns,  moms in the thick of parenting, and moms with teens. We can also chat from wherever you are in the state with online therapy in Missouri  and online therapy in Illinois. No matter where you are in your journey, we would love to support you.

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Stephanie Korpal, M.Ed., LPC

Owner & Therapist

Counseling to Nurture Your Emotional Health

Serving Clients in Missouri and Illinois

301 Sovereign Ct, Suite 115, Ballwin, MO 63011

Email: hello@marblewellness.com | Phone: 636-234-3052

Contact us for a free 15-minute consultation phone call

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