"Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way."

— Viktor E. Frankl

"The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration, which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results."

— Carl Jung

"A failure is not always a mistake- it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying."

— B. F. Skinner

"Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family."

— Virginia Satir

"But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication."

— Abraham Maslow


Adam C. Heerey

Adam is licensed as a Professional Counselor through the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board, and certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors and Affiliates, Inc. He received his Bachelor’s of Science in Human Services and Psychology from Friends University in Wichita, KS, and his Master’s of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Emporia State University in Emporia, KS.

Adam has experience working with clients in a variety of settings including alternative/behavior modification schools, community mental health centers, jails, and state foster care agencies. He has worked with clients of all ages in individual, family and group settings. Adam has co-counseled group therapy for adults with Traumatic Brain Injuries as well as led Psychosocial Rehabilitation groups for children and adolescents.

Personal areas of interest for Adam include personality assessment and evaluation, theories of psychology and personality, diagnosis, art therapy, and music therapy.