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Grant Jones, PhD

Dr. Grant Jones is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Missouri, a University professor, and the President of Gateway Counseling Center. Dr. Jones began his practice in 1989. In that time he has helped hundreds of individuals, couples, and families find healing, hope, and health as they overcame obstacles to their well-being. His areas of expertise include dissociative disorders, complex trauma, PTSD and depression. He sees clients in his office setting and when appropriate, provides services over the phone or via Skype. All three are great ways to meet the needs of those seeking help in finding therapeutic solutions to their problems. In addition, if requested, he offers counseling services from a faith-based perspective and specializes in the integration of religious/spiritual issues and the treatment of mental health issues. 


Nathen D. Ransom, MA, LPC


Nathen D. Ransom is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Missouri who earned his B.S. in Psychology from Evangel University and his M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Regent University. Nathen is trained in EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement, Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy), a trauma focused therapy approach, as well as other trauma-informed therapy approaches. Nathen’s areas of expertise include complex trauma, PTSD, anxiety disorders, and dissociative disorders. Nathen has a passion for working with adolescents and adults to overcome negative life experiences and find hope for a better future. He sees clients in his office setting and is available for Telehealth/video sessions when appropriate.


Jacey Collins, MA, LPC


Jacey Collins is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri and is endorsed by the National Board for Certified Counselors. She received her MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wheaton College and BA in Psychology from Southwest Baptist University. She has worked extensively with children in the foster care system, dealing with issues of adoption, attachment, abuse, and behavior. Jacey also has a passion for helping others walk through major life transitions, cultural issues, chronic illness and grief/bereavement. She is experienced in the general scope of mental health struggles. Her hope is that clients will find the freedom to live abundant and joy-filled lives. Jacey provides services in-person or through Telehealth.


Steve Meamber, MA, LPC

Steve earned his Master of Arts Degree in Counseling from Assemblies of God Theological Seminary and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri. Steve is trained in EMDR, an evidence-based approach to treating trauma and a variety of other mental health concerns and symptoms. Steve’s areas of practice include treating simple and complex trauma, symptoms of anxiety, autism, loss, major life changes, PTSD, depressive disorders, and marital/relationship distress. Steve uses a variety of interventions and counseling approaches and adjusts them to meet the needs of individual clients. Steve looks at his role as bringing a caring heart to come alongside in assisting people who are seeking help in their struggles and desires to grow and change. He sees clients in his office setting and is available for Telehealth video sessions when appropriate. He works with a wide variety of ages and backgrounds.

Leslie Bashioum, MS, LPC

Leslie Bashioum is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri. She received her Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Evangel University. She is trained in the areas of Emotionally Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy,  Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP), and Christian Sex Therapy. Her specialty areas include anxiety, depression, trauma, PTSD, grief, marital counseling, and sexual dysfunction. She also specializes in integrating faith/spiritual issues into the counseling session when requested. Leslie is passionate about creating a safe space for her clients to experience personal growth and healing. She considers it an honor to come alongside other’s on their path to restoration and wholeness. She offers services in-person and through Telehealth when appropriate.


Melody Palm, Psy.D., LP

Dr. Melody Palm holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling and a Doctorate in Psychology. Along with her work at Gateway Counseling she's a full- time faculty member at Evangel University in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. She has been teaching graduate counseling classes since 1997. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and a registered psychological health service provider. Dr. Palm is member of the American Counseling Association, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, and Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling. She is a board member for Project Rescue Foundation and speaks internationally on the subjects on sexual abuse, human trafficking, and gender identity issues. She is a published author of numerous articles and book chapters. Her areas of interest in counseling include integration of faith and praxis, trauma informed treatment, and Marriage and Family Counseling.

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