Dr. Samuel U. Rodgers believed that health care was a basic human right. His vision to ensure quality, accessible care regardless of ability to pay led to him founding the health center fifty years ago.
We're here because we love what we do. Hear from three Sam Rodgers Health Center providers about how they help create a safe space for families.
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Our patient resources provide a variety of support for our community. Sam Rodgers is dedicated to having accessible care for patients of every background. To schedule an appointment, please call (816) 474-4920!
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Ada Jarrar is a bilingual clinical therapist fluent in both English and Spanish who joined the Sam Rodgers family in 2019. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience working with populations of all backgrounds. She provides services for children, adolescents, and adults. In addition to providing therapy services, Ada provides case-management services and support in finding wrap around services that her clients may require.
Locations and Availability
English and Spanish
Types of Visits
She addresses behavioral health issues such as:
Anxiety, depression, panic attacks, trauma, parenting, women-specific issues (i.e., post-partum depression), cultural issues (i.e., immigration trauma, acculturation), relationship issues, family systems, grief and loss, LGBTQ+ specific issues, and Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT).
Why She Loves Being a Provider
“I love to help my community thrive and be part of the solution in helping marginalized populations receive quality and compassionate care. I feel honored to hear client’s stories and collaborate with my clients in reaching their goals.”
Shannon Johnston, LCSW, MSW
Sara Cole, Psy D, HSP
Michael Nobo, LCSW, CMHIMP
Cindy Ruttan, DO, FACN
Carolina E. Uribe, LCSW & MSW
Carlos Ramon-Ortiz, LPC
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