Kris Banda, PLPC

Sex/Gender: Non-binary, Genderfluid / Genderqueer
Pronouns: They / Them, She / Her
Ethnicity: Laotian

Kris Banda (they/she) is a child of immigrants and refugees who became a counselor to support their communities within all the spaces they reside in. Kris primarily works with trauma (ie, intergenerational/legacy, immigration/asylum, 2SLGBTQIA+ identity, adoption/fostering, deconstructing/reconstructing religion), however they always work from an anti-oppression lens towards decolonizing therapy. To heal our community, we heal ourselves. Our personal liberation is our community’s liberation.

Kris Banda (they/she) has co-facilitated with Dr Kulkiran Nakai PsyD, through the Asian Mental Health Collective an 8wk virtual Queer/Trans Asian Support group in 2023.

Kris Banda (they/she) will be co-facilitating with Dr Kulkiran Nakai PsyD through the Asian Psychedelic Collective an 8wk virtual group centered around the Pet to Threat Phenomenon in 2024.

License Number: 2023042197 (Sept 2023 - Oct 2026)
License State: Missouri
Practice Information
Sliding Scale / Reduced Fee Accepted: Yes
Types of Insurance Accepted: Medicaid
Lotus Therapy Fund Provider: Yes
St Louis, Missouri, United States
Individuals, Families, Groups
Therapy Offered
In Person Therapy, Telehealth/Teletherapy
Types of Therapy
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Trauma-Focused, Trauma Informed Care, Somatic Experiencing, LGBTQ+ Affirming
Adoption, Anxiety, Autism, Borderline Personality, Burnout, Child or Adolescent, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Depression, Dual Diagnosis, LGBTQ+ Related Issues, Life Transitions, Racial Identity, Relational Concerns, Self-Harming, Transgender, Trauma and PTSD, Traumatic Grief, Women's Issues
Last modified: April 18, 2024

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