Dr. Gingerich is a Licensed Psychologist in the state of Kansas. She completed her
Doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology at the University of Kansas, and Master’s
degree in Counselor Education (Emphasis in International Education) at the University
of Iowa. With over 20 years’ experience in the provision of mental health services, Dr.
Gingerich has trained and worked in a variety of treatment settings, including university
counseling centers, a community mental health center, a Veterans Affairs Medical
Center, a residential care center within the Juvenile Justice system, and most recently,
private practice in Leavenworth, KS.
Dr. Gingerich provides evidence-based psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and
adults, integrating cognitive behavioral, bio-psycho-social, attachment, family systems,
solution-focused, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness-based models of treatment
in her practice. Her specialty areas include services to active duty and retired military
service members and their families, grief and loss, abuse and trauma recovery,
attachment in adoption, depression and anxiety, parenting children and adolescents
with special needs, marital issues, adaptability to developmental and life transitions,
multicultural adjustment, and diversity issues. She provides psychotherapy for
individuals, couples, and families.
In addition to therapy, Dr. Gingerich particularly enjoys teaching, and has taught
coursework related to psychology at the undergraduate and graduate level, including
The University of Kansas, The University of St. Mary, Illinois State University, Rockhurst
University, University of Missouri Kansas City, and Kansas State University.
Dr. Gingerich has been fortunate to live, study, work, and provide voluntary service in
Asia, Europe, and Latin America. These experiences inform her appreciation for the
unique differences among people, and her commitment to interpersonal communication
across those differences.