About Wolfleg Counseling, LISW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Iowa City
James R. Smith, LISW, counselor/therapist, provides mental health counseling and therapy in Iowa City, Iowa, and surrounding area. Mr. Smith uses a Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy approach to teach people how to deal effectively with negative self-talk. Clients learn to diminish their destructive thinking and promote inner calm. Clients will also learn to enhance positive thought and action. James R. Smith, LISW, also encourages couples to communicate more effectively and more completely with each other. Each partner will learn to listen deeply to their mate and reflect clearly what they understand about their partner's needs and concerns.
James R. Smith, LISW, believes in the inherent strength and power of clients. He helps clients find their own solutions by encouraging self-reflection, self-acceptance, and personal creativity.
James R. Smith's practice is informed by thirty years of involvement with Native American thought and experience. With these ideas come the belief that all persons are unique, powerful, and have purpose.
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  • Years in Practice: 21 Years
  • School: University of Iowa
  • Year Graduated: 1996
  • License No. and State: 02512 Iowa


  • Avg Cost (per session): $20 - $90
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Paypal

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: 02512 Iowa Board of Social Work Examiners


  • Self Esteem
  • Depression
  • Anxiety


  • Anger Management
  • Grief
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Spirituality

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino and Native American


  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Motivationsl Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Reality Therapy
  • Solution Focused
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Strengths Based


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family


  • Video Counseling
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2017
About Wolfleg Counseling, LISW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Iowa City

About Wolfleg Counseling

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW