636-724-1224 ext 3  

charlene@kscounselingstl.com

Charlene Hovmand Warner, MSW, LCSW

Charlene is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in state of Missouri with over 25 years of experience working with children.  She received her Masters of Social Work from Michigan State University in 1998. Charlene is a Registered Play Therapist and member of Association for Play Therapy.  Charlene recently became certified in AutPlay Therapy (Autism Spectrum).  Charlene is certified as a trauma and loss consultant from the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children, trained in Filial Play Therapy and Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT).

Charlene has a private practice in St. Charles, MO with evening and Saturday office hours.   Charlene strongly believes in the power of Family Therapy and teaches interventions that can be used at home.  

Charlene has dedicated her career on working with children, and their families.    Areas of expertise include: child abuse and neglect, attention deficient hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), adoption and foster care, anger management, anxiety issues, elimination disorders, depression, grief & loss, parent and child attachment, sensory integration, separation & divorce, sleep, step-family, stress management & relaxation.

Charlene has experience working with infants through adolescents in a variety of settings including in-home, in school (elementary and middle), psychiatric hospital, residential foster care, and individual, family, and group counseling.   Currently only office-based services are available.  

She is an approved provider for some Medicaid health insurance plans in addition to accepting  “out of network” insurances and private pay clients.