As a Ray of Hope

Where our goal is to empower individuals to discover their light within and to make a difference in their lives and in their communities. IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CLIENT- please sign into the Client Portal to request an appointment.
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Jermaine Watson Sr, LPC, NCC, CCM is a Licensed Professional Counselor specialized in providing therapeutic services to adolescent and adult individuals. Jermaine utilizes a cognitive behavioral, solution focused, and choice based approach in counseling. Jermaine is also trained in EMDR which is a trauma based approach. Jermaine has earned a Master of Arts in Counseling from Lindenwood University. Jermaine has a background in assisting youth and adults with career counseling as well as emotional regulation. He believes in a collaborative approach to counseling. In short, the therapist and client are a team while pursuing a path to wellness. His motto is "Together we can reshape your thinking and begin the healing process." Jermaine operates under the business name As a Ray of Hope, LLC. This was inspired by his grandmother Aserray who has always found a way to bring light and happiness into the lives of others.
Jermaine A. Watson, Sr., LPC, NCC, CCM
Licensed Professional Counselor


Choosing the right therapist can be stressful. We are here to help.

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Self Esteem


  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem
  • United Healthcare
  • Missouri HealthNet
  • Cigna


  • Counseling Sessions: $149 - $178
  • Late Cancellation Fee: $25
  • Professional Letter or Summary: $25
  • Records Request: $120


Where are we located?

Walter's Walk

737 Dunn Rd
Hazelwood, MO 63042

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