Physician Profile

Physician Profile

Jonathan N Wellman, PhD

Psychology
Call to make an appointment 816-932-1711

Education

Doctoral
Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
Internship
Psychol/Clinical, Harry S Truman Memorial Veteran's Hospital, Columbia, MO
Residency/Fellowship
Neuropsychology, University of Missouri School of Health Professions, Columbia, MO

Clinical Interests

  • traumatic brain injury
  • acquired brain injuries
  • epilepsy
  • neurodegenerative disorders
  • PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder)
  • military psychology

Biography

Dr. Jonathan Wellman, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist licensed to practice in both Missouri and Kansas. He has been working with adults in a variety of settings including VA and academic hospitals for nearly a decade.

Dr. Wellman completed his undergraduate studies in psychology at the University of Missouri - Kansas City and obtained an M.A. in theology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Fuller Graduate School of Psychology and completed a postdoctoral internship in clinical psychology at the Missouri Health Sciences Psychology Consortium. He recently finished an APPCN affiliated fellowship in neuropsychology at the University of Missouri.

Being a veteran himself, Dr. Wellman has a special interest in traumatic brain injury, PTSD, and military psychology. He also has interest in other acquired brain injuries (e.g. stroke and hypoxia), epilepsy, and neurodegenerative disorders.

Accepted Insurances

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Choice POS II Aexcel Local
  • Aetna Choice POS II Local
  • Aetna Elect Choice
  • Aetna Federal Employees Health Benefit Plan
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Local
  • Aetna Mail Handlers Benefit Plan
  • Aetna Managed Choice
  • Aetna MDOT & Missouri State Highway Patrol
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Missouri Preferred
  • Aetna MU myChoice Health Program
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Select Local
  • Aetna Signature Administrators (ASA)
  • Aetna Workers Comp
  • BCBS of Kansas (call provider)
  • BCBS of Kansas City (PPO)
  • BCBS of Kansas City Freedom Network
  • BCBS of Kansas City Freedom Network Select
  • BCBS of Kansas City Preferred Care
  • BCBS of Kansas City Preferred Care Blue
  • BCBS of Kansas City Traditional
  • Beech Street (PPO)
  • Century Health Solutions (PPO)
  • Cigna (HMO)
  • Cigna (Open Access)
  • Cigna (PPO)
  • Cigna HealthSpring (HMO Medicare Advantage)
  • CompResults (WC)
  • Coventry Advantra Freedom (PPO)
  • Coventry Health and Life Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra (PPO)
  • Golden Rule
  • Great West HealthCare (POS)
  • Great West HealthCare (PPO)
  • Great West HealthCare One Health Plan
  • Great West HealthCare One Health Plan/Gen AM
  • Health Choice of Northwest Missouri (PPO)
  • Healthcare USA-MC+ (Aetna Better Health)
  • HealthLink (HMO)
  • HealthLink (PPO) through Freedom Network
  • Home State Health Plan (Missouri practices)
  • Humana (PPOx)
  • Humana Choice Care (PPO)
  • Humana Choice PPO (Medicare Advantage PPO)
  • Humana Gold Choice Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus (HMO)
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO SNP
  • Humana SmartExpress PPO
  • Humana SmartNet PPO
  • Humana SmartSuite PPO
  • HumanaOne
  • Integrated Health Plan
  • Kansas Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Missouri Care (Missouri practices only)
  • Missouri Medicaid
  • MultiPlan/PCHS (PPO)
  • Occupational Health Management (WC)
  • OHARA Managed Care (WC)
  • ProviDRs Care Network (formerly WPPA)
  • Pyramid Life (Medicare Advantage PPO)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Sunflower State Health Plan (Kansas practices)
  • TRICARE
  • Triwest Veterans Affairs Patient Centered Community Care
  • United Healthcare Choice
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare Definity Health Reimbursement Account
  • United Healthcare Definity Health Savings Account
  • United Healthcare Golden Rule HMO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Managed Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select
  • United Healthcare Select Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare DH
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare DH-POS
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare DP
  • UnitedHealthcare Evercare RDP
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Choice Essential
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Complete Essential
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Complete Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare DH
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Plus Essential
  • US Department of Labor

Publications

Wellman, J.N. & Brittney, A.  (under review) Vocational Assessment in Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology, 2nd Ed.

Hart, E. & Wellman, J.N. (under review) VSVT in Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology, 2nd Ed.

Wellman, J.N. (2017). A flawed view of trauma and its treatment. Book review of Trauma, Culture, and PTSD by C. Fred Alford. PsycCRITIQUES, 62 (5).

Wellman, J.N. (2016). A valuable resource for families coping with traumatic brain injury. Book review of The Traumatized Brain: A Family Guide to Understanding Mood, Memory, and Behavior after Brain Injury by Vani Rao and Sandeep Vaishnavi. PsycCRITIQUES 61(14).

Dissertation: Wellman, J.N. (2015) Change in Heart Rate Variability during Stress Resilience Training in a Virtual Environment.

Buckwalter, J.G., Rizzo, A., John, B.S., Finlay, L., Wong, A., Chin, E., Wellman, J., Smolinski, S., & Seeman, T.E. (2011, December). Analyzing the impact of stress: A comparison between a factor analytic and a composite measurement of allostatic load. Paper presented and published at the 2011 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation, and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), Orlando, FL.

On Staff At

  • Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
  • Saint Luke's North Hospital–Barry Road
  • Saint Luke's North Hospital–Smithville
  • Saint Luke's South Hospital