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Therapists In Charles City

Sherry Post, MS, TLMHC

Sherry specializes in:

  • Play therapy, with children ages 3 – 18
  • Family therapy
  • Issues impacting women
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Anger management
  • Healthy relationships

Sherry has years of experience serving Iowans of all ages, and she draws from several theories based on the needs of the individual she serves. This includes humanistic, CBT, play therapy, and systemic methods. Sherry has past experience participating on her local Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) volunteer service team, and she formerly helped out her local Teen Screen Program, which identifies youth at risk of suicide.

 

Charles City Office

705 3rd Ave.

Charles City, IA 50616

641.228.8030

Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Therapists In Clinton

Andrea Lawson, LISW

Andrea specializes in:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • ADHD
  • Family therapy
  • Anger management
  • Healthy relationships

Andrea previously provided clinical assessments, therapy, and case management for soldiers injured in combat. She is also experienced in providing therapy for students in educational settings, and she is certified in Infant Mental Health.

Barbara Myers, LMHC-T

Barbara specializes in:

  • Grief and loss
  • Family change
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Group work
  • Anger management
  • Healthy relationships

Barbara has served in youth ministry and provided a therapeutic and supportive environment in adolescent residential treatment centers. She has worked in a community health setting, providing assessments, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and group work for both children and adults. Barbara has experience working with individuals seeking help with self-esteem, depression, anxiety, grief, and life transitions.

 

Clinton Office

244 23rd Ave. N.

Clinton, IA 52732

563.243.8200

Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Therapists In Davenport

Andrea Lawson, LISW

Andrea specializes in:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • ADHD
  • Family therapy
  • Anger management
  • Healthy relationships

Andrea previously provided clinical assessments, therapy, and case management for soldiers injured in combat. She is also experienced in providing therapy for students in educational settings, and she is certified in Infant Mental Health.

 

Barbara Myers, LMHC-T

Barbara specializes in:

  • Grief and loss
  • Family change
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Group work
  • Anger management
  • Healthy relationships

Barbara has served in youth ministry and provided a therapeutic and supportive environment in adolescent residential treatment centers. She has worked in a community health setting, providing assessments, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and group work for both children and adults. Barbara has experience working with individuals seeking help with self-esteem, depression, anxiety, grief, and life transitions.

 

Laurie Walters, LISW, RPT-S

Laurie specializes in:

  • Play therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Anger management
  • Healthy relationships

Prior to LSI, Laurie worked as a supervisor in the area of child welfare, providing supervision and guidance to caseworkers working with families and children involved with the Department of Human Services. She has extensive experience in providing clinical assessments and therapy to children and adolescents, as well as adults, with mental health issues; including ADHD, attachment issues, abuse victimization, grief and loss, self esteem, depression and anxiety disorders.

 

Davenport Office

111 W. 15th St.

Davenport, IA 52803

563.322.7419

Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Therapists In Des Moines

Christa Eribal, LMSW

Christa specializes in:

  • Trauma-focused therapy
  • Adolescent and family therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Therapy for individuals who are immigrants or former refugees

Christa currently has openings for Iowans of all backgrounds, including those who are immigrants and former refugees, and she has a passion for serving children and helping them and their families. If you are interested in meeting with Christa, sessions together can also include mental health interpreters and caseworkers.

 

Megan H., LMSW, MDiv

Megan specializes in:

  • Trauma
  • Adolescent and family therapy
  • Spiritual concerns
  • LGBTQ
  • Grief and loss
  • Depression and anxiety
  • EMDR

Megan has experience working in community health clinics, schools, and youth homeless shelters.

 

Nina Pressman, LMSW

Nina specializes in:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Nina specializes in providing EMDR during her sessions, but she customizes her treatment based on the individual needs of the Iowans she serves. She uses trauma-informed care to work with individuals of all identities with a wide variety of mental health diagnoses living in a wide variety of social situations.

 

Sarah Van Gorp, LMSW

Sarah specializes in:

  • Serving former refugee and immigrant individuals
  • Global Mental Health
  • Trauma-informed healing

Sarah has experience providing therapy to children and adults, and she partners with trained LSI interpreters to meet their individual needs. She enjoys collaborating with physicians and other supportive resources to wrap care around each individual she serves.

Des Moines Office

3125 Cottage Grove Ave.

Des Moines, IA 50311

515.274.4946

Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Therapists In Dubuque

Amanda Cook, LISW

Amanda specializes in:

  • Trauma-informed care
  • Anger management
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Amanda has 10 years of clinical experience working with at-risk families and youth through a wide range of human service programs. Amanda utilizes a strengths-based and client-centered approach, in addition to solution-focused and empowerment methods. She also enjoys incorporating a variety of therapy techniques into interventions with adults and children.

 

Lindsey Darrouzet, LMSW

Lindsey specializes in:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Strengths-Based Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger management
  • Couples and family therapy
  • Healthy relationships
  • Trauma

Lindsey works primarily with adults and teens and has experience treating a wide variety of mental and behavioral health concerns. Before coming to LSI, she worked as a counselor at a university counseling center and has also provided supportive services and outreach in a legal services agency, connecting clients to the resources and information they needed.

 

Jennifer Dolson, LMHC

Jennifer specializes in:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger management
  • Healthy relationships
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Child and adolescent therapy
  • Adult, couples, and family therapy

Jennifer has nine years of experience treating a wide range of mental health diagnoses. She provides in-office and school-based therapy services, and also has experience providing in-home family therapy and support through behavioral health intervention services.

 

James Guentherman, LMHC

James specializes in:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Self-esteem
  • Healthy relationships
  • Anger management
  • Sports management

Jim is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with more than 18 years of experience treating adults and children. Jim specializes in treating anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma-related issues, self-esteem issues, anger management, and sports-related issues. Although his foundation is psychodynamic, he believes in an integrative approach as every person’s needs are unique. Prior to working at LSI, Jim served in the U.S. Army.

 

Jon Hart, LMHC

Jon specializes in:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Grief
  • Trauma
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eclectic therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

Jon specializes in treating anxiety, depression, and trauma, though he serves Iowans with a variety of mental health conditions. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is his focus, but he tailors his treatments and approaches to meet each individual’s specific needs.

 

JoAnn Weitz, MA, LMHC, EMDR

JoAnn specializes in:

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Domestic violence
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Family therapy
  • Anger management
  • Healthy relationships

JoAnn has years of experience serving as a therapist. In her career, she has supported individuals coping with issues like divorce, grief and loss, depression and anxiety, trauma, and domestic violence, and she is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

 

Dubuque Office

2255 John F. Kennedy Rd.

Dubuque, IA 52002

563.582.0044

Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Therapists In Manchester

Jenni Hentges, LMSW

Jenni specializes in:

  • Grief
  • Loss
  • End of life issues
  • Strengths-based perspective
  • Crisis intervention
  • Chronic illness
  • Stress
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Family therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Solution-focused therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Anger management
  • Healthy relationships

Jenni’s field practicum experience includes rural hospital social work and dialysis social work. In the hospital setting, Jenni primarily provided case management services, helping patients and their families obtain insurance and services in the home, and making referrals as needed. On the dialysis unit, she had the opportunity to build relationships with patients and their family members, helping them deal with a difficult diagnosis, and making the transition into a new normal.

 

Manchester Office

118 West Main Street

Professional Park Building

Manchester, IA 52057

563.927.3281 

Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Therapists In Mason City

Sherry Post, MS, TLMHC

Sherry specializes in:

  • Play therapy, with children ages 3 – 18
  • Family therapy
  • Issues impacting women
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Anger management
  • Healthy relationships

Sherry has years of experience serving Iowans of all ages, and she draws from several theories based on the needs of the individual she serves. This includes humanistic, CBT, play therapy, and systemic methods. Sherry has past experience participating on her local Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) volunteer service team, and she formerly helped out her local Teen Screen Program, which identifies youth at risk of suicide.

 

Mason City Office

2502 S. Jefferson Ave.

Mason City, IA 50401

641.423.1083

Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Therapists In Muscatine

Jennifer Bishop, T-LMHC

Jennifer specializes in:

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Domestic violence
  • Play therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Jennifer has experience treating clients of all ages. She has past experience using play therapy with children and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy with the clients she served.

Kelsey Thompson, LMHC, NCC, RPT

Kelsey specializes in:

  • Children and adolescent therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Grief and trauma
  • Behavior and mood disorders
  • Abuse
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Anger management
  • Healthy relationships

Kelsey has years of experience serving grieving and traumatized children, families, and adults. She is able to provide child, adolescent, and family therapy in a trauma-informed environment.

 

Muscatine Office

2107 Cedar Street

Muscatine, IA 52761 

Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Therapists in Spencer

Casey Baker, EdD, LMHC, RPT-S

Casey specializes in:

  • Marriage and family therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Parenting concerns
  • Family stress
  • Stress management
  • Body image
  • Addictions
  • Trauma
  • Emotional regulation

Casey is also active in research with areas of focus on gender, motherhood, career development, and the use of technology in counseling. She is active in professional organizations and has presented at conferences at the state, regional, and national level on topics including children’s mental health, infertility, veterans in transition, mindfulness, and sexual dysfunction.

 


Emily Dicks, tLMHC

Emily specializes in:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger management
  • Healthy relationships
  • Play therapy

Emily has experience providing play therapy to children of all ages.

 


Chelsea Zaragoza, LMHC

Chelsea specializes in:

    • Depression and anxiety
    • Anger management
    • Eating disorders
    • Autism in children and teens
    • Sensory processing disorders
    • Sexual abuse
    • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
    • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
    • Gender identity
    • LGBTQ+
    • Mood disorders

Chelsea has years of experience treating a range of mental health conditions, and she has also provided in-school counseling.

Spencer Office

605 Grand Ave.
Suites 309-314
Spencer, IA 51301

712.262.4083

Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m

Therapists in Storm Lake


Emily Dicks, tLMHC

Emily specializes in:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger management
  • Healthy relationships
  • Play therapy

Emily has experience providing play therapy to children of all ages.

Storm Lake Office

1614 W 5th St.

Storm Lake, IA 50588

712.263.9341

Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m

Therapists In Waterloo

Shelly Blanchard, LMFT

Shelly specializes in:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Abuse
  • Play therapy
  • Stress management
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Shelly has worked extensively with kids and teens throughout her career, and she also has experience working with individuals either going through divorce or rebuilding their life after divorce. She also has past experience serving as a Christian counselor, and Christian therapy is available to individuals upon request.

 

Waterloo Office

904 West 4th St.

Waterloo, IA 50702

319.233.3579

Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m

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