Amber Carlile


About Me

My name is Amber Carlile and I am interested in working with you to help you achieve your goals. I hold a clinical social work license in both Missouri and Kansas. I worked in child welfare for two years, then with adults experiencing mental illness for four years. In all, I have about nine years of varied experience in my current field. I regularly attend training to maintain my education and have worked with folks who come from various diverse circumstances. I have been a licensed foster parent for nearly four years and have unique personal experience that informs my practice when working with youth with trauma history, adoptive families and foster families.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • LGBT
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Parenting issues , Self esteem , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Adoption and Foster Care , Family of Origin Issues , Guilt and Shame , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 3

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LCSW #2019016312 (Expires: 2020-09-30)

LCSW-C #4933 (Expires: 2021-04-30)


Written by K.A. on Jul 28, 2020 after counseling with Amber for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

In just a short time I have been able to get back to a better state of mind just knowing she understood me and helped me understand these feelings. I'd absolutely recommend her to any of my friends or family

Written by J.E. on Jul 20, 2020 after counseling with Amber for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd

Amber has been so amazing and I appreciate having her in my life right now. She is helping me so much and actually listens when I speak to her!

Written by M.A. on Jul 19, 2020 after counseling with Amber for 2 weeks

Amber is great to work with. She is extremely responsive and very knowledgeable. Moreover, she has helped my daughter considerably. We, as parents, are very grateful for help and expertise.