Female Therapists in Carter Lake, IA

Photo of Anna Kathryn Terman-White, MDiv, MA, LMHP, LPC, Counselor
Anna Kathryn Terman-White
Counselor, MDiv, MA, LMHP, LPC
Verified Verified
Carter Lake, IA 51510
I work with you to address concerns that are keeping you from fully embracing and enjoying life. Perhaps it is trauma, depression, difficult relationships or low self-esteem that are keeping you from living with the freedom you desire. Perhaps you are looking for a place where you can talk about your relationship with God or explore the things that give meaning to your life. Perhaps there are other concerns for which you are considering counseling. I welcome the opportunity to be a companion and guide with you on the journey to greater wholeness in living.
I work with you to address concerns that are keeping you from fully embracing and enjoying life. Perhaps it is trauma, depression, difficult relationships or low self-esteem that are keeping you from living with the freedom you desire. Perhaps you are looking for a place where you can talk about your relationship with God or explore the things that give meaning to your life. Perhaps there are other concerns for which you are considering counseling. I welcome the opportunity to be a companion and guide with you on the journey to greater wholeness in living.
(402) 519-4198 View (402) 519-4198
Photo of Abra Poindexter, LIMHP, LICSW, Counselor
Abra Poindexter
Counselor, LIMHP, LICSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Carter Lake, IA 51510
Waitlist for new clients
Are you looking for an experience in exploring emotional and psychological insight, change, and healing through depth psychotherapy? My current location at The Catalyst Collective offers clients a centrally located, warm, and welcoming environment where coaching and group experiences are also offered. I have 20 years in psychotherapy practice addressing issues of trauma, mental health, gender and sexual orientation issues, and couples' relationship issues. I welcome work with individuals, couples and families. My post graduate training includes EMDR, Feminist Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (with Women's Therapy and Learning Center), Trauma Recovery, Gender and Orientation Issues, Jungian Psychotherapy, and Addictions.
Are you looking for an experience in exploring emotional and psychological insight, change, and healing through depth psychotherapy? My current location at The Catalyst Collective offers clients a centrally located, warm, and welcoming environment where coaching and group experiences are also offered. I have 20 years in psychotherapy practice addressing issues of trauma, mental health, gender and sexual orientation issues, and couples' relationship issues. I welcome work with individuals, couples and families. My post graduate training includes EMDR, Feminist Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (with Women's Therapy and Learning Center), Trauma Recovery, Gender and Orientation Issues, Jungian Psychotherapy, and Addictions.
(402) 718-9126 View (402) 718-9126
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Lisa Kee
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW, MSW
Verified Verified
Carter Lake, IA 51510
People are unique, and I help them make changes by entering into a relationship that honors who they are. This relationship fosters a safe place to heal old wounds, explore the vast realm of possibility, and reach a more peaceful state of mind, body, and spirit. To enhance our work together, I am experienced in many ways to communicate and integrate information. This may include traditional talk therapy, EMDR, play and art therapy techniques, and EMDR as a tool to enhance insight into oneself and a person's role in relationships and their environment.
People are unique, and I help them make changes by entering into a relationship that honors who they are. This relationship fosters a safe place to heal old wounds, explore the vast realm of possibility, and reach a more peaceful state of mind, body, and spirit. To enhance our work together, I am experienced in many ways to communicate and integrate information. This may include traditional talk therapy, EMDR, play and art therapy techniques, and EMDR as a tool to enhance insight into oneself and a person's role in relationships and their environment.
(712) 274-3572 View (712) 274-3572
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Angie Heim
Counselor, MS, LMHP
Verified Verified
Carter Lake, IA 51510
Not accepting new clients
Please note: I am not currently accepting new clients. I specialize in working with individuals who have experienced trauma, as well as working with people who are experiencing eating disorders, including binge eating. The approach that I use with my clients is collaborative and incorporates the body into the conversation. I admire clients who are at a crossroads and are willing to share their current struggles with a therapist in order to gain insight and move forward in a way that makes the most sense for them at this point in their lives.
Please note: I am not currently accepting new clients. I specialize in working with individuals who have experienced trauma, as well as working with people who are experiencing eating disorders, including binge eating. The approach that I use with my clients is collaborative and incorporates the body into the conversation. I admire clients who are at a crossroads and are willing to share their current struggles with a therapist in order to gain insight and move forward in a way that makes the most sense for them at this point in their lives.
(402) 235-1990 View (402) 235-1990

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Judy De Vries Counseling Inc
Counselor, MS, LMHP, CEDS, CEDS-S
Verified Verified
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
I have two main areas of focus in my practice. The first is to "help make order out of your eating". The second is to help restore broken relationships. Struggles in both of these areas can lead to unhealthy levels of anxiety and depression, also within my scope of expertise. My goal is to help my clients regain control of their lives by empowering them to use the physical, emotional, social and spiritual assets they already have to their highest potential. I also do intensive trauma work using the Wall Work method designed by James Runyan.
I have two main areas of focus in my practice. The first is to "help make order out of your eating". The second is to help restore broken relationships. Struggles in both of these areas can lead to unhealthy levels of anxiety and depression, also within my scope of expertise. My goal is to help my clients regain control of their lives by empowering them to use the physical, emotional, social and spiritual assets they already have to their highest potential. I also do intensive trauma work using the Wall Work method designed by James Runyan.
(402) 902-4948 View (402) 902-4948
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Hailey Penrod
Counselor, tLMHC
Verified Verified
Council Bluffs, IA 51501  (Online Only)
Hello! I work with individuals (13+) exclusively through telehealth; on many topics including; anxiety, depression, the stress of life, PTSD and trauma, ADHD, relationship concerns, body image, self-esteem struggles, and many other concerns. I am an EMDR-informed therapist, and provide EMDR through telehealth. My goal when meeting with you is to meet you where you are while offering you unconditional positive regard, support, and a non-judgmental space where we can explore any of the stresses, problems, trauma, or any other issues that you are be experiencing, while also working together to build up and celebrate you.
Hello! I work with individuals (13+) exclusively through telehealth; on many topics including; anxiety, depression, the stress of life, PTSD and trauma, ADHD, relationship concerns, body image, self-esteem struggles, and many other concerns. I am an EMDR-informed therapist, and provide EMDR through telehealth. My goal when meeting with you is to meet you where you are while offering you unconditional positive regard, support, and a non-judgmental space where we can explore any of the stresses, problems, trauma, or any other issues that you are be experiencing, while also working together to build up and celebrate you.
(712) 412-4692 View (712) 412-4692
Photo of Robin L Houser - Robin L Houser LLC, MS, LIMHP, Counselor
Robin L Houser LLC
Counselor, MS, LIMHP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
I have spent over 20 years working with children, adults, and families in private practice, homes, residential facilities, treatment centers, and emergency shelters. I now address issues for women such as anxiety, depression, trauma, low self-esteem, and confusion during life transitions. My diverse and unique experiences as a practitioner and an individual, make me a strong ally for change and healing. I work with emotional/behavioral issues with clients who are ready for change and to break free from judgement. I am a Life Coach for women who are ready to stop people-pleasing by recognizing their own self-worth and empowerment.
I have spent over 20 years working with children, adults, and families in private practice, homes, residential facilities, treatment centers, and emergency shelters. I now address issues for women such as anxiety, depression, trauma, low self-esteem, and confusion during life transitions. My diverse and unique experiences as a practitioner and an individual, make me a strong ally for change and healing. I work with emotional/behavioral issues with clients who are ready for change and to break free from judgement. I am a Life Coach for women who are ready to stop people-pleasing by recognizing their own self-worth and empowerment.
(531) 208-1837 View (531) 208-1837
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Michenzie Bruce
Counselor, MA, LIMHP
Verified Verified
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Sometimes we come to a season in which we realize that our current ways of dealing with past trauma, connecting with people, or balancing life stressors just aren't working anymore. I am passionate about creating a compassionate and safe setting where an individual can work through strong emotions and past trauma. There is always hope and healing that can be rewritten into the path you are currently on. I have specific training in Maternal Mental Health from Postpartum Support International as well as Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART).
Sometimes we come to a season in which we realize that our current ways of dealing with past trauma, connecting with people, or balancing life stressors just aren't working anymore. I am passionate about creating a compassionate and safe setting where an individual can work through strong emotions and past trauma. There is always hope and healing that can be rewritten into the path you are currently on. I have specific training in Maternal Mental Health from Postpartum Support International as well as Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART).
(402) 389-3871 View (402) 389-3871
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Judy Thomas
Independent Mental Health Practitioner, LIMHP, LPC, PLADC
Verified Verified
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
I believe therapy is a process that takes effort from both the client and the therapist working together to achieve the client's goals. Through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and other therapies, I show my clients how they can replace their current thoughts with more positive and adaptive thoughts, which will change their mood and behaviors. I believe that clients have control of their treatment and can achieve a lot more than they think they can. I will work with clients in providing the skills that will help them achieve their goals. I am licensed in both Iowa and Nebraska and can diagnose co-occurring disorders.
I believe therapy is a process that takes effort from both the client and the therapist working together to achieve the client's goals. Through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and other therapies, I show my clients how they can replace their current thoughts with more positive and adaptive thoughts, which will change their mood and behaviors. I believe that clients have control of their treatment and can achieve a lot more than they think they can. I will work with clients in providing the skills that will help them achieve their goals. I am licensed in both Iowa and Nebraska and can diagnose co-occurring disorders.
(402) 534-1646 View (402) 534-1646
Photo of Louisa Foster, PsyD, RDT/BCT, Psychologist
Louisa Foster
Psychologist, PsyD, RDT/BCT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Modern life is stressful. We often feel like we don't have enough time, enough money, enough energy, or enough confidence in ourselves. We spend too much time feeling anxious or depleted. There is an alternative to the constant, unrelenting treadmill and chaos. There is another way of being present in your life and available to those you love. I practice Mindfulness-Based Psychology and Mindful Self-Compassion. By learning these skills, you can begin to slow down, befriend yourself, and make choices that reflect and further your values and dreams, rather than those imposed on you.
Modern life is stressful. We often feel like we don't have enough time, enough money, enough energy, or enough confidence in ourselves. We spend too much time feeling anxious or depleted. There is an alternative to the constant, unrelenting treadmill and chaos. There is another way of being present in your life and available to those you love. I practice Mindfulness-Based Psychology and Mindful Self-Compassion. By learning these skills, you can begin to slow down, befriend yourself, and make choices that reflect and further your values and dreams, rather than those imposed on you.
(531) 625-2488 View (531) 625-2488
Photo of Candella Foley-Finchem - Candella LLC, LISW, IAADC, LIMHP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Candella LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW, IAADC, LIMHP
Verified Verified
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
I have had a recent diagnosis which is going to take me away from working as a therapist for the forseeable future. Not able to take on new (long-term) clients, and having to let go of current clients too. I have loved working with you through the years, but for now I've got to work on my own health issues. Best of luck to you in your search for an awesome therapist!
I have had a recent diagnosis which is going to take me away from working as a therapist for the forseeable future. Not able to take on new (long-term) clients, and having to let go of current clients too. I have loved working with you through the years, but for now I've got to work on my own health issues. Best of luck to you in your search for an awesome therapist!
(712) 380-1492 View (712) 380-1492
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Alyson Meadows
Counselor, MS, LIPC
Verified Verified
Council Bluffs, IA 51501  (Online Only)
I enjoy working with a variety of populations, including LGBTQ+ clients and couples who wish to strengthen their relationships. I also specialize in domestic violence and sexual trauma. In addition, I love to help my clients find their own spiritual path and life purpose, regardless of their religious affiliation. I offer clients a variety of skills with the hope of increasing their sense of self-worth, self-acceptance and deep peace.
I enjoy working with a variety of populations, including LGBTQ+ clients and couples who wish to strengthen their relationships. I also specialize in domestic violence and sexual trauma. In addition, I love to help my clients find their own spiritual path and life purpose, regardless of their religious affiliation. I offer clients a variety of skills with the hope of increasing their sense of self-worth, self-acceptance and deep peace.
(402) 835-6387 View (402) 835-6387
Photo of Teresa K Ward, LMHC, CADC, NCC, Counselor
Teresa K Ward
Counselor, LMHC, CADC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Hello! I am an experienced Child And Family Therapist with a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit organization management industry. I am Skilled in Child Therapy (ages 0-18), Family Therapy, Affirming Care & LGBTQIA2S+ Rights, Parent-child Relationships, and Mental Health Counseling.
Hello! I am an experienced Child And Family Therapist with a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit organization management industry. I am Skilled in Child Therapy (ages 0-18), Family Therapy, Affirming Care & LGBTQIA2S+ Rights, Parent-child Relationships, and Mental Health Counseling.
(712) 227-6442 View (712) 227-6442
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Sam Bunnyfield
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LIMHP, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
With more than a decade of clinical experience and engaging in therapy myself, I know the importance of being an empathic and understanding support for my clients. My therapy approach is trauma informed, strengths-based and tailored to each client’s individual needs. I work collaboratively with my clients to find the best course of healing.
With more than a decade of clinical experience and engaging in therapy myself, I know the importance of being an empathic and understanding support for my clients. My therapy approach is trauma informed, strengths-based and tailored to each client’s individual needs. I work collaboratively with my clients to find the best course of healing.
(402) 313-4906 View (402) 313-4906
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Psychological Healing Insights, PC
Counselor, MA, LIMHP, NCC
Verified Verified
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
We pride ourselves in providing an inclusive environment and promise to always validate and value you and your wellbeing. We believe it is an honor to work with clients of all walks of life. We have several clinicians: Magda Blanco, LIMHP uses a holistic approach which integrates aspects of CBT and DBT. Magda is also a certified hypnotherapist. Her areas of focus are relationships, anxiety, depression, ADHD, schizophrenia, and BPD.
We pride ourselves in providing an inclusive environment and promise to always validate and value you and your wellbeing. We believe it is an honor to work with clients of all walks of life. We have several clinicians: Magda Blanco, LIMHP uses a holistic approach which integrates aspects of CBT and DBT. Magda is also a certified hypnotherapist. Her areas of focus are relationships, anxiety, depression, ADHD, schizophrenia, and BPD.
(402) 609-7029 View (402) 609-7029
Photo of Ashley Dougherty, PLMHP, Counselor
Ashley Dougherty
Counselor, PLMHP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
The hardest step is the first step. Seeking treatment for your mental health requires tremendous courage and vulnerability. People of all ages suffer from the effects of mental health stigmas, which can harm their willingness to seek treatment. By partnering with a mental health professional, individuals can achieve a greater state of well-being to thrive, rather than simply survive.
The hardest step is the first step. Seeking treatment for your mental health requires tremendous courage and vulnerability. People of all ages suffer from the effects of mental health stigmas, which can harm their willingness to seek treatment. By partnering with a mental health professional, individuals can achieve a greater state of well-being to thrive, rather than simply survive.
(402) 698-4637 View (402) 698-4637
Photo of Stefanie Armstrong - The Cord: Where Science Meets Connection, LIMHP, Counselor
The Cord: Where Science Meets Connection
Counselor, LIMHP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Waitlist for new clients
The Cord’s founders, Cathy and Stefanie also founded the Attachment and Trauma Center Institute and created the Integrative Attachment Trauma Protocol (IATP-C). This protocol, along with other modalities that focus on neurobiology, trauma, and attachment theory inform our treatment. The Cord's therapists, who are also independent contractors, focus on attachment, anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), trauma and adoption issues. We help adults, families, and children/adolescents. When working with families, our collaboration with parents is an essential part of whole family healing.
The Cord’s founders, Cathy and Stefanie also founded the Attachment and Trauma Center Institute and created the Integrative Attachment Trauma Protocol (IATP-C). This protocol, along with other modalities that focus on neurobiology, trauma, and attachment theory inform our treatment. The Cord's therapists, who are also independent contractors, focus on attachment, anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), trauma and adoption issues. We help adults, families, and children/adolescents. When working with families, our collaboration with parents is an essential part of whole family healing.
(402) 981-2120 View (402) 981-2120
Photo of Janna Thomas, LIMHP, LMHC, LADC
Janna Thomas
Independent Mental Health Practitioner, LIMHP, LMHC, LADC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
I have a strong belief that everyone has the capacity to improve their lives and reach their goals. Sometimes, there are just some things that get in the way of doing that. Whether it’s trauma, depression, anxiety, or other issues getting in the way of living the life you want, I’m here to help you through it. I offer a safe place for you to explore what is keeping you stuck and find a way to work through it.
I have a strong belief that everyone has the capacity to improve their lives and reach their goals. Sometimes, there are just some things that get in the way of doing that. Whether it’s trauma, depression, anxiety, or other issues getting in the way of living the life you want, I’m here to help you through it. I offer a safe place for you to explore what is keeping you stuck and find a way to work through it.
(402) 543-5815 View (402) 543-5815
Photo of Anna Jeseritz, LCSW, LIMHP, LISW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Anna Jeseritz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LIMHP, LISW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Waitlist for new clients
Exhausted, overwhelmed, or depressed? Have you ever felt like you just want to run away from it all? Or lock yourself in the bathroom and cry? (I have!) Do you have a hard time balancing the mom/work/spouse life so much that it's hard to find enjoyment? I have been there. Lived it. Struggled through it. You are not alone! From the young adult navigating career demands and life changes, to the new mom, to the experienced mom that is burnt out, women have unique needs and demands put upon them. I am here to create space and support as we process the challenges and find solutions and balance, so you can feel like yourself again.
Exhausted, overwhelmed, or depressed? Have you ever felt like you just want to run away from it all? Or lock yourself in the bathroom and cry? (I have!) Do you have a hard time balancing the mom/work/spouse life so much that it's hard to find enjoyment? I have been there. Lived it. Struggled through it. You are not alone! From the young adult navigating career demands and life changes, to the new mom, to the experienced mom that is burnt out, women have unique needs and demands put upon them. I am here to create space and support as we process the challenges and find solutions and balance, so you can feel like yourself again.
(402) 629-6167 View (402) 629-6167
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Brooke Eg Storm
Counselor, MS, LIMHP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Brooke has seen children, teen, and adults that have experienced a wide variety of mental health struggles, and has experience working in the social service field. As a trauma informed therapist, she is able to integrate key strategies into your treatment, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused, Family Systems and EMDR. This approach assures your needs are met, and you have the tools to be successful. Every story matters..... We are all worthy of telling our stories, and having them heard. We all need to be seen and honored in the same way that we all need to breathe. -Brene Brown
Brooke has seen children, teen, and adults that have experienced a wide variety of mental health struggles, and has experience working in the social service field. As a trauma informed therapist, she is able to integrate key strategies into your treatment, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused, Family Systems and EMDR. This approach assures your needs are met, and you have the tools to be successful. Every story matters..... We are all worthy of telling our stories, and having them heard. We all need to be seen and honored in the same way that we all need to breathe. -Brene Brown
(402) 226-1036 View (402) 226-1036

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Does it matter what gender my therapist is?

In general, this is not an important factor, as there is no relationship between a therapist’s gender and their efficacy. Some clients, however, prefer to see therapists of a particular gender, whether due to their own past experiences with men and women, or ingrained beliefs about how people of different genders think and behave. Exploring the roots of such preferences and considering what one wants to address in therapy can help someone determine whether their therapist’s gender truly matters to them.

Should I see a female therapist?

Many people—not just women—prefer to see a female therapist, either because they believe that a woman will be able to relate to their specific challenges (for example, sexism in the workplace) or because they imagine feeling more comfortable disclosing sensitive information to a woman. Such beliefs may not turn out to be accurate, however, and adhering too rigidly to a gender preference can at times hinder a client from finding the best therapeutic match.

Do therapists get specific training to help with women’s concerns?

Therapists are trained to provide care to clients of any gender. However, some therapists—both men and women—may pursue additional training in feminist therapy, gender-specific issues, or women’s mental health. Female clients may wish to ask prospective therapists whether they have received specific training in the client’s primary area(s) of concern, or whether they have worked extensively with women on issues similar to their own.

How can I inquire about a therapist’s experience in treating women?

It’s OK—even encouraged!—to ask a therapist directly whether and how often they have treated women in the past, or whether they have treated women dealing with the client’s most prominent concern(s). Competent therapists will be happy to share their educational background, preferred treatment modalities, and prior client experience to help an individual find the therapist best suited to their needs.