Savannah, MO – Stacey Wiedmer, MS, a Licensed Professional Counselor, is starting a new business
in Savannah, MO called “True Spirit Counseling,” which will provide confidential counseling services
for people of all ages. Stacey is an experienced licensed practitioner. She describes herself as having a
great passion for helping people become the best version of themselves, using a strengths-based
Her service is unique in that she is self-pay only. However her hourly rates are very competitive
and she can often provide a receipt to a client’s insurance company for partial reimbursement. She says
she ventured out into starting her own business because it is in her blood. She says, “My mom has
always owned her own business and she is a great role model. Also I’m at a point in my life where I
needed the challenge of building my own practice.”
Stacey describes her theoretical orientation as cognitive-behavioral, along with an eclectic
approach to therapy depending on the needs of the individual. She is trained in family systems,
motivational interviewing, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, biofeedback and other
relaxation techniques.
Stacey offers a warm, accepting and positive environment for her clients. She emphasizes the
benefits of counseling for all to consider: less anxiety, greater self-confidence, better relationships,
regaining emotional balance, increased assertiveness, stress relief, ability to set boundaries, trauma
resolution, and more.
In starting this new venture as a business owner, Stacey offers these words of wisdom, “Don’t
listen to the doubters and the people saying you can’t do it or you shouldn’t take the risk. Believe in
yourself.” She heard about the availability of business advice from Keli Morris of Northwest Missouri
Enterprise Facilitation through Vocational Rehabilitation, and says that it was helpful for marketing
The Savannah Chamber of Commerce and NWMEF will host a business celebration for
“True Spirit Counseling” on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018, after the regular Chamber meeting
to be held at meeting sponsor Greater Than Financial, at 7:30 A.M. at 412 Court Street,
Savannah, MO 64485. The public is invited to attend.