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We provide the flexibility of online therapy and in person sessions to best meet your needs

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Specialized Care for Diverse Challenges

Our Focus Areas at Enlightenment Therapy Services

Enlightenment Therapy Services was established in 2019 by our founder, Sandhya. Our primary mission is to provide specialized support and guidance to individuals facing a wide range of challenges, including:

  • Addictions: Helping those on the path to recovery from various forms of addiction.

  • Alcohol Abuse: Offering strategies and assistance for those seeking to overcome alcohol-related issues.

  • Anxiety: Providing tools to manage and alleviate anxiety symptoms.

  • Bipolar Disorder: Offering comprehensive care for individuals with bipolar disorder to achieve stability and well-being.

  • Borderline Personality: Tailored therapy for those navigating the complexities of borderline personality issues.

  • Coping Skills: Equipping individuals with effective coping strategies to manage life's difficulties.

  • Depression: Supporting those dealing with depression to find hope and healing.

  • Drug Abuse: Assisting individuals in overcoming drug-related challenges.

  • Dual Diagnosis: Addressing the complexities of co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.

  • Family Conflict: Providing guidance for families in conflict to foster healthier relationships.

  • Grief: Helping individuals navigate the grieving process with empathy and care.

  • Mood Disorders: Comprehensive treatment for various mood disorders to improve emotional well-being.

  • Relationship Issues: Offering solutions for individuals and couples facing relationship challenges.

  • Self Esteem: Building self-esteem and self-confidence to foster personal growth.

  • Substance Abuse: Supporting individuals in their journey to recovery from substance abuse.

  • Trauma and PTSD: Specialized therapy for trauma survivors to heal and regain control.

  • Women's Issues: Tailored counseling to address unique challenges faced by women.

Meet Sandhya Sharma

Sandhya Sharma is a South Asian Indian therapist who is:

  • Certified Substance Abuse Specialist (CAC II) 

  • Certified in providing Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy  

  • An experienced Sexual Assault Coordinator for local universities

    • ​​​Counseling students who have been impacted by stalking, dating violence, and trauma.

  • Published in the field of counseling with a recent article studying the sociocultural factors that influence interracial dating on college campuses.

  •  Employs CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) framework but integrates various therapy modalities into her work with clients.

As your therapist, Sandhya will help create a safe and supportive therapy environment and work with you collaboratively to both accurately assess your strengths as well as areas of struggle.


She will develop a treatment plan with you to help you facilitate behavioral changes that more successfully meet your goals.


Sandhya will help you look at the ways you have been currently coping with life’s problems and help you to develop new strategies from a strengths-based perspective.


Enlightenment Therapy Services looks forward to helping you move to a place where you feel more competent and empowered to meet both life’s opportunities as well as challenges.

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Ms. Sandhya

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Sandhya has received training and completed post masters certifications from Harvard Medical School.

Meet Janel Longoria

Janel Longoria is a licensed professional counselor offering individual, couples, and family counseling.  Janel specializes in helping people with interpersonal and relationship difficulties.  With warmth and respect, she challenges her patients to grow and will bring awareness to the areas in which you and your partner are struggling.  She will help you discern your own path of meaning, strengthen your friendship, improve communication patterns, create a greater sense of connection and intimacy, and will provide the tools and support to achieve your goals. 

Janel provides hands-on scientific methods with an intuitive patient-centered approach.  She uses the combined methodologies of Emotionally Focused Therapy, focused on attachment, with the scientific techniques of The Gottman Method to create lasting change in relationships.

Don’t wait and let your relationship get any worse. If you are willing to do the work, Janel can help you create and sustain the relationship you always wanted. 

Janel Longoria


  • B.A. Psychology (Texas A& M International University) 2006

  • M.A.  Counseling Psychology (Texas A& M International University) 2009

  • M.S.  Family Studies (Amberton University) 2018

  • M.S.  Marriage & Family Therapy (Amberton University) 2021

Meet Christina Anozie

Christina Anozie is a Licensed Master Social Worker, with an extensive history of working with individuals who have experienced childhood trauma. She received her Master of Social Work from Saint Louis University, where she is now completing her Ph.D. in Social Work. Christina has experience
in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TI-CBT), Solution Focused Therapy, and Trauma Informed Care.


She believes that partnering with those she serves leads to empowerment and a greater sense of control in their life. Christina is passionate about normalizing mental health treatment and improving accessibility to mental health care for all. Christina serves on the Board of Directors for Healing Action and The Covering House, two anti-trafficking organizations that are serving individuals in Missouri. In her free time, Christina enjoys reading, hiking, traveling and spending time with her family.

Christina Anozie

Christina is currently licensed in Missouri, and is accepting new clients.

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