Meet the Group

Hutchinson & Associates has a diverse group of therapists.

You may choose any therapist and call him or her directly. If you prefer, you may call Marilyn Hutchinson. She will strive to find the best choice considering who has an opening, who is experienced in your concerns, and who can meet when you are available.

Dr. Hutchinson is owner and manager of Hutchinson & Associates. She is a Missouri Licensed Psychologist who specializes in women’s unique issues, growth and development. She has experience with a wide range of concerns of individuals and couples. She has over thirty years experience as a university professor, a psychologist at a university mental health center, and in private practice. She does forensic evaluations throughout the United States in civil and criminal matters.

Dr. Anderson is a Missouri Licensed Psychologist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine. He specializes in the evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders, including chronic insomnia. Evaluations can be obtained for children, adolescents, adults and seniors. When necessary, referrals can be made to specialized sleep laboratories. Dr. Anderson also sees clients for individual psychotherapy and conducts adult neuropsychological evaluations.

Dr. Berkel is a Missouri Licensed Psychologist who works with adults in individual psychotherapy. She is experienced in treating a wide range of emotional and relational concerns and incorporates cognitive behavioral and other therapeutic approaches in her practice. Dr. Berkel is an Associate Professor in the counseling program at UMKC and conducts research that explores minority concerns, religious and spiritual issues, and health. She has a holistic approach and uses the therapeutic relationship to help clients develop strengths as well as address problems in their lives.

Dr. Blue is a psychologist licensed Missouri and Kansas. He is experienced in treating adults and couples from diverse backgrounds for a variety of emotional, situational, personal growth and relationship issues. His treatment style is interactive and incorporates Cognitive-Behavioral, Psychodynamic, and Family Systems approaches.

Dr. Gulledge is a Missouri Licensed Psychologist who specializes in individual psychotherapy with adults. She has experience treating a wide range of disorders and is particularly experienced in treating the effects of physical or emotional trauma. She has over twenty-five years experience and brings a background of special training in women’s concerns, their growth and relationships. Dr. Gulledge employs a variety of therapy styles, takes an active role in therapy, and focuses on developing strengths as well as treating problems.

Dr. Sweeney is a Missouri Licensed Psychologist who treats depression/anxiety disorders, life transitions, grief, and survivors of family dysfunction, physical abuse and sexual abuse. She specializes in domestic assault and anger control issues in relationships and has received advanced and specialty training in EMDR. Dr. Sweeney is particularly sensitive to families experiencing the stress of caring for aging parents.

Although you may need to inquire directly with your insurance carrier, Dr. Hutchinson may know who is included in your mental health coverage.