Kelly Lashar, MA is a biblical counselor and licensed ordained minister in the State of Oklahoma. She has a Masters in Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary and served on staff at Summit Church as Care & Discipleship Pastor. She is in the Masters of Counseling Psychology program at Southern Nazarene University and completed her internship at the Counseling Center of Oklahoma City University. She is currently working on her thesis researching empathy, aggression, and attachment in adolescent girls.

With years of experience in ministry and pastoral care, Kelly places high value on the client and finds it a great honor to be a safe place for others. Kelly has completed Gottman Level 1 training for the Gottman Method Couples Therapy Certificationand is a certified Prepare/Enrich facilitator.

Kelly is psychodynamic in her approach to counseling and helps clients develop insight into their own internal conflicts, emotional development, and defenses. People are deeply affected by past experiences, trauma, and relationships and these influence current emotions and patterns of thought. In addition to guiding toward insight, Kelly helps provide clients with effective tools for coping with current stressors, including incorporating mindfulness activities. If you are seeking Christian counseling, Kelly integrates sound biblical theology with her psychology training.Lasha

Kelly Lashar restore behavioral health

Kelly is a pastoral care counselor. While she enjoys working with many issues and populations, her favorites include:

  • Adolescents, young adults, adults

  • Males, females, couples, and families

  • Peer relationships

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Stress

  • Emotion regulation

  • Comparison, negative self views

  • Marriages “stuck” or in crisis

  • Unhealthy patterns of communication and conflict

Kelly does not accept insurance. Her current private pay rate is $80/session.

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  Kelly is trained and certified in the prepare enrich method of marital and premarital counseling.    click here to read about prepare enrich.

Kelly is trained and certified in the prepare enrich method of marital and premarital counseling. click here to read about prepare enrich.