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Genevieve has been in the helping field since 2003. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Gender Studies at Missouri State University in 2006 while working full time with adults with developmental disabilities. She then earned her Master’s in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kansas in 2009 with a practicum with women in substance abuse recovery. Genevieve treated children, adolescents and families in a community mental health setting for 10 years before launching Willett Counseling LLC in 2019.  She is certified in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and specializes in trauma, attachment disorders, anxiety and adjustment disorders.  She is  especially passionate about working with adult survivors of childhood trauma. 

Genevieve Willett


Genevieve is trained in a variety of evidence-based treatment approaches. She uses a client-centered, eclectic approach with all her clients. It is important to her to meet clients where they are and cater to their needs and preferences. She is certified in EMDR and PCIT.


Genevieve worked as a Developmental Disabilities Care Coordinator and Supervisor while earning her undergraduate degree. Upon completion of her Master’s, Genevieve began working for a community mental health center. In her early agency years, she provided case management to families with school-aged children struggling with mental health symptoms. She was often utilized as a mental health advocate and educator. Her case management background gave her a wealth of experience in working with the Missouri Department of Mental Health, Division of Family Services, school systems, psychiatrists and a diverse number of families.

Genevieve has provided individual and family therapy since 2010. Most of her clients have come to her for support with grief/loss, attachment injuries and traumatic experiences. She also specializes in treating phase of life problems or other adjustment disorders, anxiety and depression. 


I know it can be a difficult and vulnerable experience to come to therapy, and it is important to me that you feel safe and comfortable in the therapeutic setting. My first priority will be to connect with you and build a therapeutic alliance.

We will collaborate to identify your goals for therapy, and I will cater my approach to best fit your needs. I consider it a great honor to be invited into your life and accompany you on your journey of healing.

When working with young children, Genevieve prefers to include the parents in the treatment process as much as possible.


Genevieve lives with her husband and two young children in St. Louis, MO. She enjoys crocheting, spending time outdoors and seeing live music. She plays tennis at a local park in the warm months and she belongs to a book club. When her schedule allows, she travels to see her siblings, nieces and nephews.

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