Urban Balance - Counseling and Therapy in St. Louis Missouri

Promoting work/life balance for you or a loved one

Urban Balance St. Louis is a team of trusted, independent and licensed practitioners that provide insurance-friendly therapy. Take advantage of confidential counseling services for families, individuals, groups and couples in and around St. Louis Missouri. We offer you or a loved one a wide variety of counseling services that include:

  • Anxiety Treatment and Depression Treatment
  • Marriage Counseling and Couples Counseling
  • Drug Addiction and Other Addiction Treatment
  • Individual and Group Counselors and Therapists
  • Teen Counseling and Counseling for Children
  • Grief Counseling, Trauma Counseling and More

Urban Balance in St. Louis MO is a caring and trusted counseling center with experienced and confidential licensed therapists. In addition, we can carefully match you with the best counselor for your individual needs.

“Urban Balance in St. Louis offers a complimentary 20-minute consultation with a therapist for first-time clients.”

We provide comprehensive therapy and counseling and are located at 1750 South Brentwood Boulevard, Suite 404, in St. Louis, Missouri. Call Urban Balance today at (888) 726-7170. Our hours of service to the community of St. Louis include:
Monday through Thursday: 8AM – 9PM
Friday: 9AM - 6PM
Saturday & Sunday: 9AM – 5PM

Because we believe diversity is rooted in strength, we happily celebrate diversity in our staff and clients. Thus, we promote an open and accepting community that welcomes all, thanks to a team of more than 100 licensed therapists working as independent practitioners out of nine office locations. Each of our offices offer daytime, evening and weekend availability to enable increased access to quality therapy and counseling. Our therapists hail from a variety of therapeutic backgrounds and practices. Feel free to search by specialty. We look forward to helping you or a family member!

Experienced Therapists and Counselors Near You

Urban Balance provides a variety of psychotherapy services that are accessible to everyone, affordable and insurance-friendly. Rest assured, our therapists are highly trained in what they do, plus they are compassionate and understanding. It’s our goal to promote healing, growth and a healthy work/life balance. That’s why we work hard to make counseling accessible and affordable through the acceptance of most insurance plans. Additionally, we offer a sliding scale rate and a professional billing department to assist with processing and claims. Here at Urban Balance in St. Louis MO, we want to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health, addiction and relationship issues. We believe these conditions and other life challenges are normal and treatable, which is why we know therapy is a positive and proactive part of healthcare today.

Trusted and Confidential Counseling in St. Louis Open Seven Days

Urban Balance St. Louis
1750 South Brentwood Blvd., Suite 404, St. Louis, Missouri

Monday through Thursday: 8AM – 9PM
Friday: 9AM - 6PM
Saturday & Sunday: 9AM – 5PM

Client Satisfaction 5 | Total Reviews 29


Contact Urban Balance:
(888) 726-7170
Fax: (314) 942-2568

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Ashley Blake


Ashley Blake, LCSW

Ashley Blake is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with eight years experience helping adults and children improve their relationships, heal from grief and loss, and cultivate more fulfilling lives. With a background in various settings such as community mental health, residential treatment, schools and private practice, she has worked with a wide range of clients struggling with anxiety and depression, past traumas, interpersonal conflict, and major life transitions. Drawing from psychoanalytic, cognitive, and client-centered schools of thought, Ashley uses an eclectic approach to address the unique personalities of each of her clients, and takes true joy in working with clients with diverse backgrounds.

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Falyn Taylor


Falyn Taylor, PLPC

Falyn Taylor is a Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor (PLPC) with experience counseling children, adolescents, and adults.  She earned her Master’s degree in Counseling from Northwestern University and is passionate about working with youth.  She specializes in working with clients who struggle with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Disruptive Behavior Disorder, Conduct Disorder, and Oppositional Defiant Disorder, as well as children on the Autism Spectrum.

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Gerald Bentley


Gerald Bentley, LPC

Gerald Bentley is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with experience working with children, adolescents, families and adults.  He works to build a safe and caring relationship with clients and strives to facilitate growth, self-awareness, and healing.  Gerald works with with a culturally diverse population and is an expert in counseling clients presenting with behavioral issues, mood disorders, relationship and family issues.

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Nancy Straatmann


Nancy Straatmann, LPC, CADC

Nancy Straatmann is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). She provides individual, couples, and group therapy for a variety of needs, including anxiety, depression, grief and loss, substance abuse/addiction, codependency, life transitions, relationships, divorce, self-esteem, anger management, family of origin, and women’s issues. Nancy is a Certified Meditation instructor who’s conducted numerous mindfulness therapy and education groups.  Her passion is helping clients rediscover meaning, joy, and purpose in their lives.

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Therese Chavaux Turnbull

Ph.D., LPC

Therese Chavaux Turnbull, Ph.D., LPC

Dr. Chavaux Turnbull is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri. She has over 25 years of experience in various clinical settings, including outpatient counseling providing individual, group, martial and family services, inpatient treatment, crisis intervention and substance abuse, as well as serving in leadership roles such as Intake/Assessment Director, as a member of the Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Team (St. Louis Region) and as an Employee Assistance Professional. Dr. Chavaux-Turnbull’s areas of interest include anxiety, mood disorders, attachment and relational issues, and adult development issues. She typically works from a strengths-based approach, such as Solution Focused Brief Therapy. Additionally, as an associate professor, she has taught various psychology courses at the undergraduate level and at the graduate level in counseling for 20 years. Dr. Chavaux Turnbull earned a doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Family Therapy at Saint Louis University; a Master’s degree in Counseling from University of Missouri-St. Louis, and a Bachelor’s in Education from University of Missouri-Columbia.