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Archive for December 2018

Hiding In a Shell of Myself: Finding Intimacy and Identity

Talking about my sexuality is not something that comes naturally for me. Growing up, it was against all the rules to be queer, and because of this, I have hid in a shell of myself for most of my life.   When I was a young girl, I was sexually assaulted (molested) by one of…

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Sapp Transitions to Prairie View West Wichita Office

NEWTON, Kan. (December 27, 2018) – Molly Sapp, LSCSW, has transitioned to Prairie View’s West Wichita office. She most recently served as lead inpatient social worker at Prairie View’s inpatient hospital. She is a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker, and provides therapy to adults 18 years of age and older. Some of her treatment specialties…

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Kristal Lang, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Location Newton West Wichita Treatment Specialties Autism, ADD/ADHD, developmenta delays and learning issues Schizophrenia, personality disorders, delusions or catatonia Bipolar disorder Depression, suicidal thoughts, mood Anxiety, phobias, fears, social anxiety, panic or generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) or hoarding Post-traumatic stress (PTSD), stress, attachment issues, adjustment or social engagement struggles Insomnia, narcolepsy,…

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Lang Joins PV Staff as Nurse Practitioner

NEWTON, Kan. (December 19, 2018) – Kristal Lang, APRN, PMHNP-BC, joins the Prairie View staff. Lang, a Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified, serves as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. She provides psychiatric assessment and medication management to children, adolescents and adults ages 6 to 65 at Prairie View’s Newton campus, located at 1901…

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Alive But Not Really Living

It all seemed to start when I was a teenager. My brother was diagnosed with cancer, and it really took its toll on me. Being in a hospital for five months, watching my brother struggle through his battle and not beat it, is not something that leaves a positive impact on a 15-year-old. His death…

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Molly Sapp, LSCSW

Molly Sapp, LSCSW

Location West Wichita Treatment Specialties Anger Management Marital Issues OCD Pain Management Anxiety Sexual Abuse SPMI ADHD Behavior Problems Bereavement PTSD Spouse/Partner Abuse DBT Spiritual Issues Identity Issues Stress Reduction Chronic Illness Depression Eating Disorder Family Therapy Works with clients 18 years of age and older  

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James Sommer, LCP

Location Wichita (East) Treatment Psychological testing Anger management Autism OCD Anxiety ADHD Behavior problems PTSD Stress reduction Depression Developmentally delayed Family therapy Works with children and adolescents ages 0-17

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Sommer Joins Prairie View Clinical Staff

NEWTON, Kan. (December 12, 2018) – Prairie View Inc., welcomes James Sommer, LCP, to its clinical staff. Sommer is a Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist and will provide testing services and therapy for children and adolescents in Prairie View’s East Wichita office, located at 9333 East 21st Street North. He earned a Master of Science degree in…

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A New Normal

I’ve always been a strong, independent, charismatic woman. But I began to feel surrounded by darkness the day I was traveling back home to Oklahoma from a trip to Oregon. I’d never had a panic attack before, and it scared me. There I was, screaming and crying in the middle of the airport, all other…

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Advent's Lessons

The Christian year has started with the first Sunday of Advent—December 2.  It’s a rhythm of beginning that is NOT tied to the calendar that hangs in my office.  The Christian year starts with a season of preparation and of patience.  It does NOT start with songs about Santa Claus. The jolting texts of Advent…

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