UMKC Counseling Services

Jake Loeffler, M.A.

Jake Loeffler is completing his Psy.D. in clinical psychology from Rosemead School of Psychology in La Mirada, CA. His professional memberships include the American Psychological Association, the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality Division, the Exercise and Sport Psychology Division, and the Association for Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology (AASP). His professional interests include outreach, wellness, multiculturalism, men's issues, grief and loss, and sports psychology. He has worked in college and community mental health settings with traditional and non-traditional age college students from diverse backgrounds. He received generalist training and works with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety/stress, mood disorders, trauma, academic skills development, grief, identity development, family and relationship issues, and spirituality. He works from an integrated holistic framework that incorporates ACT, psychodynamic, EFT, CBT and insight-oriented theories that value individual differences and diversity with the goal of helping students get a better understanding of themselves and how they can make the changes that they desire. His personal enjoyment and wellness are promoted through traveling, playing and watching sports, exploring nature, woodworking, and staying connected to friends and family.