Counseling Services

Relationship Issues
Anxiety and Fears
Personal Growth
Stress Management

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CAPS is currently observing CDC guidelines for COVID-19.  Therapy sessions are being conducted via Telehealth or telephone unless the therapist deems it clinically necessary to see a client in person.  CDC cleaning protocols are being done throughout the office.

Who are we? 

CAPS is a group practice located in Columbia, Missouri.  Established in 1976 by psychologists Drs James and Vicki Straub, this group of highly trained professionals provides therapeutic services to individuals, couples, and children. 

Each clinician is an independent practitioner who brings his or her own special areas of expertise to CaPS.  Our staff includes 5 licensed psychologists and 3 licensed clinical social workers. Our clinicians are trained in a broad range of treatment modalities and can provide treatment for a wide range of issues ranging from current life challenges to life-long difficulties.

What do we do?

Treatment specialization includes:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Panic reactions and phobias
  • Relationship and interpersonal issues
  • Parenting and family Issues
  • Health concerns
  • Pain management
  • Eating and body image concerns
  • Grief and loss
  • Work and career issues
  • Stress management
  • Conflict resolution
  • Family of origin issues
  • Recovering from childhood abuse
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Sexual identity issues
  • Spiritual issues
  • Stage of life issues

The therapists at CAPS are trained in a variety of therapeutic modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy, brief and solution-focused therapies.