Find a Therapist in Iowa

Finding a professional therapist you can trust can be challenging. That’s why we’ve created this directory, allowing you to find and connect with Iowa-based therapists that meet your needs. Browse our counselor directory to find licensed therapists in Iowa.


Gina West-Hendrickson

MS, LMHC, RPT
11 years experience
Hello. I am a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Iowa. I have over 11 years of experience working with individuals of varying ages to overcome everyday life challenges. I have experience with those struggling with depression, anxiety, /trauma, family and/or parenting issues as well as relationship and career concerns. My treatment approach is open and honest. I will incorporate cognitive-behavioral , rational-emotive and client centered approaches with... Read More
Hello. I am a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Iowa. I have over 11 years of experience working with individuals of varying ages to overcome everyday life challenges. I have experience with those struggling... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years

Lisa Meek

MSW, LISW
9 years experience
Hello....I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker who has 25 years experience in Social Work. For the past 9 years I have been providing outpatient mental health counseling with the last 2 years spent in private practice. I have significant experience in working with clients experiencing stress, depression, anxiety, abuse and trauma. I have also worked with adolescents who are experiencing stress and have difficulty coping. My counseling style is... Read More
Hello....I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker who has 25 years experience in Social Work. For the past 9 years I have been providing outpatient mental health counseling with the last 2 years spent in private practice. ... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years

Judy Nemmers

LCSW
I’m temporarily conducting all therapy session on line or by phone. **I AM LGBTQIA OPEN/AFFIRMING** To those around you, you may look like you have it all together. But on the inside, you feel like a failure. You’re unhappy in all areas of your life. You’re reacting in ways that aren’t consistent with you. You... Read More
I’m temporarily conducting all therapy session on line or by phone. **I AM LGBTQIA OPEN/AFFIRMING** To those around you, you may look like you have it all together. But on the inside, you feel like a failure. You’re unhappy in all areas of your life. You’re reacting in ways that aren’t consistent with you. You... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Kristy Brown

LMHC
Trying to find a therapist that is a good fit for you or your family can be overwhelming. With over 15 years of clinical experience working in the mental health profession, it would be my honor to walk by your side, helping find some resolution towards your goals. I specialize in working with individuals struggling... Read More
Trying to find a therapist that is a good fit for you or your family can be overwhelming. With over 15 years of clinical experience working in the mental health profession, it would be my honor to walk by your side, helping find some resolution towards your goals. I specialize in working with individuals struggling... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Hallie Henely

LMFT
My name is Hallie and I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. I have experience working with children, teens, and adults with various emotional needs. I specialize in treating trauma and have experience working with all ages on processing and healing after trauma, however I also see adults and children for anxiety, depression, or... Read More
My name is Hallie and I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. I have experience working with children, teens, and adults with various emotional needs. I specialize in treating trauma and have experience working with all ages on processing and healing after trauma, however I also see adults and children for anxiety, depression, or... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Margy Hendershott

LISW
Anxiety and depression have a way of taking over your life. Sometimes people don’t even know they have been struggling with anxiety and depression; they become used to it. You have probably already done a lot to cope on your own. I’m Margy, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with over 25 years of experience in... Read More
Anxiety and depression have a way of taking over your life. Sometimes people don’t even know they have been struggling with anxiety and depression; they become used to it. You have probably already done a lot to cope on your own. I’m Margy, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with over 25 years of experience in... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Elisa Lyons

LMHC
Elisa has almost a decade of experience providing mental health and support services to clients of all ages. She has special interest in working with survivors of trauma and abuse and utilizing EMDR for the treatment. Elisa is able to provide mental health assessments and therapy services to clients of all ages; offering convenient school... Read More
Elisa has almost a decade of experience providing mental health and support services to clients of all ages. She has special interest in working with survivors of trauma and abuse and utilizing EMDR for the treatment. Elisa is able to provide mental health assessments and therapy services to clients of all ages; offering convenient school... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Melissa Nord

LMHC
I am a compassionate and open-minded therapist, bringing a friendly, easy-going, down-to-earth style that leaves room for both serious discussion and humor. Believing that the client-therapist relationship is a critical component for healing, growth, and change to take place, I strive to create a non-judgmental and supportive environment where clients feel safe and comfortable. My... Read More
I am a compassionate and open-minded therapist, bringing a friendly, easy-going, down-to-earth style that leaves room for both serious discussion and humor. Believing that the client-therapist relationship is a critical component for healing, growth, and change to take place, I strive to create a non-judgmental and supportive environment where clients feel safe and comfortable. My... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Susin Bredice

LISW-S, RPT -S
Making the decision to start therapy can be a very vulnerable time, whether it be for you or your child. In therapy you will have a safe and judgement free space to meet your goals. I enjoy working with children and adults to recognize strengths and build on them to assist you in meeting your... Read More
Making the decision to start therapy can be a very vulnerable time, whether it be for you or your child. In therapy you will have a safe and judgement free space to meet your goals. I enjoy working with children and adults to recognize strengths and build on them to assist you in meeting your... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Melinda Green

Ph.D.
Dr. Green earned her PhD in Counseling Psychology, with an emphasis in Health Psychology, from Iowa State University in 2004. Dr. Green is a licensed psychologist, researcher, and college educator who has devoted her professional life to understanding the most effective ways to promote behavioral health and wellness. Dr. Green treats clients with a variety... Read More
Dr. Green earned her PhD in Counseling Psychology, with an emphasis in Health Psychology, from Iowa State University in 2004. Dr. Green is a licensed psychologist, researcher, and college educator who has devoted her professional life to understanding the most effective ways to promote behavioral health and wellness. Dr. Green treats clients with a variety... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Rachael Carr

LISW
At times in our lives, each of us need objective support. I have guided and witnessed others as a mental health professional for the past 12 years, and throughout my life as a family member, a friend, and a teacher. I believe that at our core, each of us has the resources we need, though... Read More
At times in our lives, each of us need objective support. I have guided and witnessed others as a mental health professional for the past 12 years, and throughout my life as a family member, a friend, and a teacher. I believe that at our core, each of us has the resources we need, though... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Ricki (Richelle) Bouska

LMHC
Hi! I’m Ricki. I am 45, a daughter, sister, wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, friend, and counselor. I have been in the helping profession since 1996, with a BA in psychology and sociology, and a counselor since 2004, with a master’s in mental health counseling from UNI. I have just completed coursework (but have more to... Read More
Hi! I’m Ricki. I am 45, a daughter, sister, wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, friend, and counselor. I have been in the helping profession since 1996, with a BA in psychology and sociology, and a counselor since 2004, with a master’s in mental health counseling from UNI. I have just completed coursework (but have more to... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Jennifer Becker

LMHC
A straightforward approach is necessary in order to promote lasting change. My goal as your therapist is to create a comfortable environment for you to identify and express your thoughts and feelings. I have worked in the mental health field for 15+ years, and with my knowledge and experience I will help guide you to... Read More
A straightforward approach is necessary in order to promote lasting change. My goal as your therapist is to create a comfortable environment for you to identify and express your thoughts and feelings. I have worked in the mental health field for 15+ years, and with my knowledge and experience I will help guide you to... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Jessica Malecek

LMFT
Today’s world is difficult to navigate. Am I doing the right things for my children? Am I making the right career moves? Does my relationship need attention? Do my children need extra support? How can I be a better friend? Sometimes the list seems endless. The question we forget to ask ourselves is am I... Read More
Today’s world is difficult to navigate. Am I doing the right things for my children? Am I making the right career moves? Does my relationship need attention? Do my children need extra support? How can I be a better friend? Sometimes the list seems endless. The question we forget to ask ourselves is am I... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Sandra Fischer

Psy.D.
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, I am now providing online therapy. I have my doctorate in clinical psychology and am a licensed psychologist who specializes in treatments proven to increase children’s positive feelings and ability to cope. I work with children ages 6-17 and have been providing therapy for the past 12 years. Some... Read More
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, I am now providing online therapy. I have my doctorate in clinical psychology and am a licensed psychologist who specializes in treatments proven to increase children’s positive feelings and ability to cope. I work with children ages 6-17 and have been providing therapy for the past 12 years. Some... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Nikki Arthur

LMFT
Nikki Arthur holds a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling & Marriage and Family Therapy from The Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. She has over two decades of experience in the mental health field; the last fifteen years providing therapeutic services to individuals, families, couples and groups. Nikki works most effectively with people... Read More
Nikki Arthur holds a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling & Marriage and Family Therapy from The Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. She has over two decades of experience in the mental health field; the last fifteen years providing therapeutic services to individuals, families, couples and groups. Nikki works most effectively with people... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Liz Kist

LMHC
I specialize in anxiety, trauma recovery, depression, and stress management. Every client and couple I work with has their own unique story to share. I take into account the impact life experiences has on one’s understanding of themselves, their relationships, and the world. I am especially passionate about working with college students and young adults.... Read More
I specialize in anxiety, trauma recovery, depression, and stress management. Every client and couple I work with has their own unique story to share. I take into account the impact life experiences has on one’s understanding of themselves, their relationships, and the world. I am especially passionate about working with college students and young adults.... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Ryan McClure

LISW
My primary areas of interest include helping individuals overcome challenges with depression, anxiety, social phobias, low self-esteem, anger issues and overall learning how to effectively manage challenging emotions. Typically, I serve clients older than 10 years and younger than 99. I enjoy my profession and take pride in assisting and supporting clients that I see... Read More
My primary areas of interest include helping individuals overcome challenges with depression, anxiety, social phobias, low self-esteem, anger issues and overall learning how to effectively manage challenging emotions. Typically, I serve clients older than 10 years and younger than 99. I enjoy my profession and take pride in assisting and supporting clients that I see... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Melinda Wadsley

LMHC
Hello, I am a person-centered and strengths-based counselor. I am trained in Solution Focused Brief Therapy and hypnosis. I specialize in couples counseling and women’s issues. I also work with children of all ages and their parents. I have been in practicing in the field of mental health since 2009 (almost 10 years!). If you... Read More
Hello, I am a person-centered and strengths-based counselor. I am trained in Solution Focused Brief Therapy and hypnosis. I specialize in couples counseling and women’s issues. I also work with children of all ages and their parents. I have been in practicing in the field of mental health since 2009 (almost 10 years!). If you... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Sharon Okerberg

LMHC
We provide professional mental health services for individuals, children, adolescents, couples, families, and groups. We provide a nonjudgmental environment with an atmosphere the is nestled in the country. We also have an Equine Assisted Therapy program that we hope to have up and running by the fall of 2017. Our goal is to help improve... Read More
We provide professional mental health services for individuals, children, adolescents, couples, families, and groups. We provide a nonjudgmental environment with an atmosphere the is nestled in the country. We also have an Equine Assisted Therapy program that we hope to have up and running by the fall of 2017. Our goal is to help improve... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Anne Wiser

LISW, Ph.D.
I am a clinical social worker licensed to provide mental health services. I obtained my masters of social work from The University of Iowa in 2011. Prior to this, I obtained a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Colorado and as such, conducted brain research. My knowledge of how the brain functions guides my... Read More
I am a clinical social worker licensed to provide mental health services. I obtained my masters of social work from The University of Iowa in 2011. Prior to this, I obtained a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Colorado and as such, conducted brain research. My knowledge of how the brain functions guides my... Read More
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  • Languages: English, French

Brandis McFarland

LMHC, MA, CEDS
Hello, I am a Masters level, Licensed Mental Health Therapist and a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist. I have been in private practice for 16 years and in the field for 18 years post graduate degree. I am passionate about treating individuals and families through evidence based treatment and providing eating disorder education and prevention to... Read More
Hello, I am a Masters level, Licensed Mental Health Therapist and a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist. I have been in private practice for 16 years and in the field for 18 years post graduate degree. I am passionate about treating individuals and families through evidence based treatment and providing eating disorder education and prevention to... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Elise Perea

LMHC, MS
My goals are to help you reach YOUR goals in a supportive, empathetic, and compassionate space where you feel safe, and can grow and share. Perhaps you are working through life transitions, feeling stuck, or wondering about how to feel more calm and settled? You may be wanting to find healthier coping techniques, and to... Read More
My goals are to help you reach YOUR goals in a supportive, empathetic, and compassionate space where you feel safe, and can grow and share. Perhaps you are working through life transitions, feeling stuck, or wondering about how to feel more calm and settled? You may be wanting to find healthier coping techniques, and to... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Richard Stapleton

LMHC, LPCC 15, Ed.D.
Rich Stapleton is Core Faculty at Walden University in the Master’s in Mental Health Counseling Program, accredited by CACREP. He has been practicing since 2005 and started out his career working in Aurora, Colorado at an all-girls residential treatment center. He received his doctorate from Argosy University in Denver, Colorado in 2012. His research interest... Read More
Rich Stapleton is Core Faculty at Walden University in the Master’s in Mental Health Counseling Program, accredited by CACREP. He has been practicing since 2005 and started out his career working in Aurora, Colorado at an all-girls residential treatment center. He received his doctorate from Argosy University in Denver, Colorado in 2012. His research interest... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Megan Carnahan

MSW, LISW
6 years experience

My goal as your therapist is to help you address the issues that have kept you feeling "stuck" in life. I use an individualized approach when working with each client, and together we will facilitate the changes you desire. My role as therapist is to create a safe and supportive therapeutic environment, one that inspires growth and change. I have completed trainings in EMDR (Trauma Work), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness-Based Therapies.

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My goal as your therapist is to help you address the issues that have kept you feeling "stuck" in life. I use an individualized approach when working with each client, and together we will facilitate the changes you desire. My role as therapist is to create a safe and supportive therapeutic environment, one that inspires growth and change. I have completed trainings in EMDR (Trauma Work), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness-Based Therapies.

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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years