Counseling to equip you

Carlin Buhrman, MA, LCMFT Jennifer Smalley, LCMFT


Welcome to Central Kansas Counseling. As life throws challenges your way, we will equip you to realize the change you want in your life. Call or email now to set up an appointment.



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Carlin Buhrman, MA, LCMFT, EMDR-Certified
Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist

Carlin founded Central Kansas Counseling in 2014 with a desire to provide accessible and quality counseling resources to the rural communities surrounding Hesston. After earning her Masters in 2004, she gained experience working in Employee Assistance and private practice settings.

Carlin is certified in EMDR which helps others process traumatic events, resolve phobias, and correct negative and untrue beliefs about ourselves. Her education, skill set, and compassion makes her an excellent fit for clients ages 16 and up.

Areas of Interest include: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Grief, PTSD, Parenting, Life Transitions.

Jennifer Smalley, MS, LCMFT
Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist

Jen Smalley is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist who earned her Master’s degree from Friends University in 2011.

Jen is trained and experienced in working with individuals, couples, and families age 8 and up. She has experience in various backgrounds, including teaching psychology and Community Mental Health.

Areas of Interest include: Anxiety, Depression, Christian/spiritual counseling, Life Transitions, Grief, Couples Counseling, Parenting Skills, Women’s issues.

Services Provided

Therapy for Depression and Anxiety

Couples Counseling

Family Counseling

Parenting Support

Grief Counseling

Work and Career Issues

Pre-Marital Counseling

Stress Management

Anger Management

Conflict Resolution

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)