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Our Offices

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Office Hours

Monday           9am to 9pm

Tuesday           9am to 9pm

Wednesday   9am to 9pm

Thursday        9am to 9pm

Friday               9am to 9pm

Saturday         9am to 9pm

Sunday            9am to 9pm


Varies by clinician

By appointment only

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At Center for Family Healing,  you are a person, not a “diagnosis”. There are no bad people, only better ways of coping. This is not a court. No one is on trial. You will not be judged. Instead, freedom begins here.


Let us help put you on the path to individual and relational growth through counseling and therapy.

About CFH

Meet our therapists

Richard Bates Counselor Therapist Leavenworth, KS

Richard Bates


Having struggles with your relationship? Come together or come alone.   I will not take sides.  I care. Ready for things to be different? I promise I have the answers. Not sure if you should stay or go?  I am not here to advocate staying or leaving because I have no agenda for you.  I am a veteran of the Air Force, former grade school teacher and RN.  Learn More


Laura Drinkard

LCMFT, M.S.F.T., B.S Psychology

As a relationship therapist, I have grown to know intimacy without shame or fear.  I have done the work I will ask you to do. I help I specialize in many struggles that couples often face such as parenting, infidelity, bitterness and resentment. Learn More


Joseph Pagan

LCMFT, M.S.F.T., B.S. Psychology

Since 2015, I have been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing here in Kansas. I work with Families, Couples, Individuals, and Teens. I specialize in treating trauma, depression, and anxiety. For the last seven years I have worked with teens at Lawrence and Free state High Schools. Learn More


James "Jimmy" Nickelsen

LMFT, M.S.F.T., B.A. Theology

At age 56, I am the old guy here.  I have faced divorce, relationship struggles with my children (now adults), death/loss, cancer and struggles with faith; all overcome.   Learn More


Nik Schuetz

Licensed Masters Level Social Worker

Whether you are healing from pain, suffering from loss, feeling overwhelmed, or you cannot find words to express what or how you are feeling, I am here to show you that there is hope and there is a way to make things better.   Learn More

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