About Tenfold Counseling

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Crystal Rodenbaugh
Owner, MSW, LCSW

"My passion is to help you overcome your current life challenges and to then help you step into your full potential and live out of that abundance."

Crystal Rodenbaugh received her Bachelor's degree from University of Missouri-Columbia in Family Studies and Sociology in 2007. She then spent a year in England helping to establish a community center. Crystal later pursued her Master's in Social Work from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2012. She worked for a local agency in Kansas City for three years and then stepped out to start her own private practice in 2015.

Crystal is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been featured in Psychology Today, is a published author on various motivational blog sites and is recognized as one of the top rated therapists in Kansas City. She enjoys working with busy professionals helping them discover more confidence, more freedom, and more meaning in their everyday lives. She is a Prepare and Enrich facilitator working with premarital couples as well. Crystal also works with teens and adults who are working through anxiety, life transitions, spiritual growth, relational conflict, and grief.

Crystal enjoys going on adventures in Kansas City, dabbling in real estate with her husband, working out at her favorite local gym, coaching her kids' basketball team, and traveling across the globe with her husband and two children. She also enjoys serving at her local church and giving back to the community.


Master's Degree (MSW) in Social Work- University of Missouri-Columbia
Bachelor of Science in Family Studies- University of Missouri-Columbia
Minor in Sociology- University of Missouri-Columbia               Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Missouri

Lacey Mings-Upshaw, MA, LPC, NC

“I truly believe that some of our greatest discoveries and journey to wholeness are birthed from a place of conflict, uncertainty and pain, and that some of our most profound strength to overcome come out of challenging seasons and relationships.”

Lacey seeks to provide a safe and warm environment in which each person can experience unconditional acceptance, empathy, and understanding through personal connection. She specializes in working with individuals experiencing symptoms related to-anxiety, depression, relationship issues, motherhood + postpartum, self-esteem, stress, and phase of life adjustments. She aims to tailor her therapeutic approach to each individual's needs and circumstances utilizing a variety of therapeutic techniques.

Lacey is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri, previously served on the Human Trafficking Task Force Working Group of Kansas City, and is a published author, conference speaker, and worship pastor.

A KC native, Lacey is a proud wife and mother of two beautiful children. She enjoys singing, photography, coffee, fitness, and modern calligraphy design. She also serves in her local church and has a passion to advocate against abolishing modern day slavery.

Bachelor's Degree from Northwest Missouri State University in Clinical Psychology with a Minor in Family Life Resource Management.

Master's Degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Clinical Mental Health from Mid-America Nazarene University.

Lacey is a certified trained SYMBIS facilitator working with premarital couples + those who need relationship repair check-ups, and is also currently pursuing certifications towards becoming a Clinical Individual Trauma Specialist, Cognitive Behavior Life Coach, and Sex Trafficking and Sex Industry Exploration Certificate.

Debbie Frederiksen, MS, LPC
EMDR Certified Therapist

“I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become.” — Carl Jung


Debbie Frederiksen is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes primarily in trauma and anxiety disorders. Her experience working in mental health began over ten years ago and includes advocacy, education, volunteering, crisis line support, and counseling in a variety of settings.

She has received extensive training and experience for the treatment of PTSD and anxiety including:
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing)
CPT (Cognitive Processing Therapy)
TF-CBT (Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)

Debbie is a long time Kansas Citian who enjoys travel, yoga, dogs, journaling, jazz music, and coffee shops. (She has a self-proclaimed latte obsession.) Debbie is passionate about mindfulness and self-care both personally and professionally. She supports her clients with kindness, compassion, and authenticity.

Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Arkansas
Bachelor's of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska
In addition to private practice, her professional experience includes:
Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault (MOCSA)
Northwest Arkansas Rape Crisis Center (NWARCC)
Northwest Arkansas Community Correction Center

Josiah Thompson, MA, LPC

Through training and life experiences, Josiah Thompson knows how complicated, painful, and lonely life can be. Josiah is especially excited and humbled that his work allows him to enter into difficult stories of people from different backgrounds, cultures, and contexts and walk with them towards healing.

He works with individuals and couples—with special interest in anxiety, depression, intimacy, abuse, family of origin issues, relationships, and spiritual direction.

Josiah is originally from New York and even had the chance to live in Melbourne, Australia. Together, with his wife, Josiah enjoys experiencing new places, pairing up for volleyball, sharing coffee, reading (ideally on the beach), and training for a half-marathon. Josiah is also an avid basketball player and has recently discovered the joys of cycling.

Education and Experience:

• Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri
• 8+ years experience in professional mental health
• Master of Arts in Counseling from Covenant Theological Seminary
• Bachelors of Science in Human Services from Geneva College
• 10+ years building relationships and providing service in the business sector
• 2 years working with disadvantaged youth in juvenile corrections

Karley Icet, MS, LPC, NCC
EMDR Trained Therapist

“One of the sweet uses of adversity is the genuine satisfaction which comes from hearty work of head or hand; and to the inspiration of necessity, we owe half the wise, beautiful, and useful blessings of the world.”  -- Louisa May Alcott


Karley Icet is a Licensed Professional Counselor who seeks to join clients in the adversity they face and journey towards hope, healing, growth, and victory.  Whether the adversity be a stressful season, a significant loss, or multi-generational issues, Karley considers it a great privilege to witness the bravery of clients as they invest in a worthy cause--to strengthen themselves and the relationships most important to them.  
She works with individuals, couples, and families--with special interests in trauma, family of origin issues, codependency, affair recovery, anxiety, depression, and grief.  Karley is an EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing) trained therapist.  EMDR is a highly successful treatment for a variety of trauma experiences.  She supports clients with warmth, compassion, and non-judgement.
Karley is newer to the Kansas City area, but excited to call it home.  She enjoys traveling, reading historical fiction novels, and cooking/baking with her husband.  She is a self-labeled “old-soul” and likes to collect brooches and go antiquing.


Master of Science Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Missouri State University
Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology - Evangel University
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Missouri

Grace Griffin-Spain, MA, LPC, NCC

Grace Griffin-Spain has seen both professionally and personally how transformative the therapeutic process can be when seeking change, growth, and healing. Her personal approach is grounded in integration. The integration of art and science, behavior and cognition, multiculturalism, and a diverse array of counseling theories. She focuses primarily on individuals and couples whose concerns may include anxiety, depression, trauma, or relationship problems. Her goal is to provide empathy, understanding, empowerment, and acceptance while exploring her clients’ worldviews and encouraging their emotional and creative expression. She makes sure to tailor her approach to the individual needs of each client so that they have the tools they need to live a happy and healthy life.

Grace is happiest when researching or expressing herself artistically through writing, music, photography, collage-making, and filming movies starring her 8-year-old daughter. No matter what she is doing, she puts in 110%. Mental health is her deepest and purest passion, and she looks forward to being a part of your journey.


Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies- University of Missouri - Kansas City
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling - Bradley University

Gabrielle Chappelle, MA, PLPC, EMDR Trained Therapist

“Shame dies when stories are told in safe places.”
-Ann Voskamp

Gabrielle Chappelle aims to embody warmth and acceptance, understanding that journeying alongside her clients is a privilege to be met with genuineness and respect. She provides individual, couples, and family therapy, and specializes in: generational trauma, anxiety, interpersonal difficulties, identity, and mood and substance use disorders. Her integrative, holistic approach is rooted in attachment theory and approaches that recognize the mind-body connection to healing, as she incorporates mindfulness and somatic experiencing into her therapeutic work. She seeks to understand her client’s personal narrative, cultural influences, and belief system, operating from a lens of curiosity to draw forth empowerment and connection.

Though Gabrielle loves the coast and the mountains, Kansas City is her longtime home. She finds peace in her daily yoga practice and humor in her friends and family. Trained in play therapy, she intentionally mixes play into her personal and professional life. She also is trained in EMDR and finds this technique incredibly life changing.


Master of Arts in Counseling - University of Missouri-Kansas City
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - University of Missouri-Kansas City
Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor

Baylen Stroh, MS, BA, Multicult. Educ. Stud.

Baylen believes that counseling is the first step in taking the reins of your life! Her counseling approach is meeting the client where they are at and with an unconditional positive regard. She also takes a lens of trauma informed, cognitive behavioral therapy approach but will blend a research of all methods that can best help the client. She works with teenagers and young adults to work through anxiety, depression, self-esteem, attachment styles, as well as building a healthy relationship with oneself and others.

Baylen is originally from Texas but after attending Mizzou, Missouri has held a special place in her heart and has since made it her home. Baylen enjoys traveling with her family and friends. She also loves to spend time with her two dogs, Disco and Pixie, reading a book on the couch, or watching her favorite movies. 


Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Missouri State University
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology : Mizzou
Certification in Multicultural Studies: Mizzou

Mikala Stacer, Graduate Intern

Mikala Stacer is a Graduate Intern pursuing her Master’s in Counseling Psychology from Avila University. She seeks to provide a safe and warm environment for people who are journeying through the process of healing. She works with adolescents, adults, and couples with special interest in premarital counseling, anxiety, family of origin issues, relational conflict, life transitions, and grief.

Mikala is a Kansas City native who enjoys road trips with her husband and golden retriever. Mikala loves a good vegan meal, matcha, comedy, writing, and seeing new places. 

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