10977 Granada Lane, Suite 250
Overland Park,KS 66211

Resources & Links

MDC Serenity Counseling provides a voice mail at 913-515-7769 for clients to leave a confidential message. Marty will return your call as soon as she is able.  Marty Devins Horvath,LMSW is not available 24 hours a day and does not answer calls during sessions.

MDC Serenity Counseling does not offer an after hour crisis line for clients. If you or a family member are experiencing a life threatening emergency please dial 911 or go to your nearest hospital emergency room. Crisis Lines are provided below for clients that are unable to reach the Therapist.

Crisis Lines


Child Abuse 1-800-922-3535 Kansas Crisis Hotline, Domestic Violence 1-888-END-ABUSE (1-888-363-2287)

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233

Rape Crisis Line In Missouri 816-531-0233

Rape Crisis Line In Kansas 913-642-0233

Johnson County Mental Health Emergency Services: 913-268-0156


Support and Resources

Grief Share Grief Recovery Support Groups


Favorite Books

Reading is one of my favorite pastimes. Reading is great for relaxing and as a helpful coping tool when we have difficulties in life. Listed below are some of my recommendations. Enjoy!

For Relationships and Personal Issues

  • Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel
  • Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself by Melodie Beattie
  • How To Break Your Addiction To A Person by Hal Halpern
  • Getting The Love You Want by Harville Hendrix
  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John M.Gottman and Nan Silver

 By Brene Brown:

  • The Gifts of Imperfection
  • I Thought it was Just Me
  • Daring Greatly
  • The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting 

 By Harriet Lerner:

  • The Dance of Anger
  • The Dance of Deception
  • The Dance of Connection
  • The Dance of Fear
  • The Dance of Intimacy
  • The Mother Dance


Addiction Recovery

Alcoholics Anonymous  www.aa.org

Narcotics Anonymous  www.na.org

Gamblers Anonymous  www.gamblersanonymous.org


United Way

Connects people with available resources
Dial 211 or 816-474-5112
Web site: www.unitedwaygkc.org