Carly volunteers regularly as a member of several non-profit boards and local committees in the St. Louis community. She is the mother of two children and one miniature poodle.

Carly Sparks, MSW, LCSW

Carly Sparks LCSW - Kinetic Counseling
KINETIC counseling - Movement through emotion.

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Organizations and Affiliations

National Association of Social Workers
Postpartum Support International
Jewish Family & Children's Service

National Council of Jewish Women

NCJW Committee to Combat Human Trafficking

About Kinetic Counseling

Providing individual therapy, couples counseling, family therapy, adolescent and child therapy, and workplace presentations and training, Kinetic Counseling embraces each individual's ​strengths, aspirations, interests, life learning and personal beliefs with the primary objective of helping the client gain forward momentum.

Some of the therapeutic tools employed include:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Stress Reduction Techniques
  • Mindfulness Strategies
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • EMDR - Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • ERP - Exposure Response Prevention for OCD
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Gottman Method Couples Counseling
  • Psychoeducation
  • Narrative Family Therapy
  • Positive Conflict Resolution
  • Parenting and Communication Skills Training

About the Therapist

Carly Sparks is a graduate of Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. Carly has extensive experience in the field of social work. Her counseling services reflect a comprehensive appreciation of the complexity of people’s lives and choices. Throughout her career, Carly has also been involved in the areas of cultural competency, multi-dimensional client advocacy, addiction, and rape and domestic violence counseling. This has included direct work with clients, organizational consulting, staff training and seminars.