Therapy tends to be a process of change. Therefore, we have to understand how change happens. For me, change only happens as we gain a deeper understanding of what needs to be changed. Therapy then, becomes a process of exploring the events that have shaped us so that we can gain that deeper understanding. Once we have that deeper knowledge of the problem, we are better able to make decisions that will lead to positive change. It is my hope that you find the answers you are looking for and that somehow, I may assist you in the process.
I use a wide variety of counseling approaches that focus on the system the client operates in. Together we will look at history, contributing factors, and patterns of behavior, that have led to the problem and then discuss how to change those behaviors.
I consider it an honor to be involved in the lives of my clients. I strive to create an atmosphere that is comfortable and non-threatening as we sit together and discuss their struggles.
Call J. Craig Waddle for a free phone consultation now - (913) 624-1251


  • Years in Practice: 6 Years
  • School: MidAmerica Nazarene University
  • Year Graduated: 2005
  • License No. and State: 778 Kansas


  • Avg Cost (per session): $90
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Coventry
  • Medicaid
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.


  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Parenting


  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Alternative Languages: ASL
Religious Orientation: Christian


  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2014
J. Craig Waddle, MA, LCPC, Counselor in Gardner

J. Craig Waddle

Counselor, MA, LCPC