Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52240
"My approach to psychotherapy is grounded in my belief that the potential for transformation and healing is present within all people. I view my role as one of supporting you in discovering and developing your own power to create a life of joy, meaning and satisfaction. My work is tailored to meet your individual needs and includes a mix of talk therapy, HeartMath biofeedback, hypnosis, mindfulness training, and the creative arts. My goal is to provide strategies and tools that can be easily integrated into daily routines to enhance the experience of overall well-being and satisfaction with life."
(319) 519-4061
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Iowa City, Iowa 52240
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"My approach to psychotherapy is grounded in my belief that the potential for transformation and healing is present within all people. I view my role as one of supporting you in discovering and developing your own power to create a life of joy, meaning and satisfaction. My work is tailored to meet your individual needs and includes a mix of talk therapy, HeartMath biofeedback, hypnosis, mindfulness training, and the creative arts. My goal is to provide strategies and tools that can be easily integrated into daily routines to enhance the experience of overall well-being and satisfaction with life."
Kristin Heider, Psychologist
Psychologist, Psy.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
"We are all faced with difficult and overwhelming challenges in life. Through therapy, Kristin works to foster a sense of acceptance, self-awareness, and self-compassion, offering client’s support and appropriate challenge as she walks with her client’s to address these difficult experiences. With a large amount of experience working in a college counseling setting, Kristin enjoys working with this population and understands the difficulties that often emerge during this stage of life. Kristin feels equipped to work with a wide array of issues, feeling as though no concern is too big or too small to seek help. "
(319) 559-4671
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Iowa City, Iowa 52245
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"We are all faced with difficult and overwhelming challenges in life. Through therapy, Kristin works to foster a sense of acceptance, self-awareness, and self-compassion, offering client’s support and appropriate challenge as she walks with her client’s to address these difficult experiences. With a large amount of experience working in a college counseling setting, Kristin enjoys working with this population and understands the difficulties that often emerge during this stage of life. Kristin feels equipped to work with a wide array of issues, feeling as though no concern is too big or too small to seek help. "
Lisa A Kim, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
"Lisa's specialties include children, adolescents and families. She sees adults and children with complex post trauma, sexual abuse, combat, law enforcement, domestic violence, emotional/behavioral/learning challenges, divorce/custody and visitation, foster and adoption issues, LGBT community and alternative lifestyles. Animal-assisted therapy is also available upon request."
(319) 774-7710
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Iowa City, Iowa 52245
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"Lisa's specialties include children, adolescents and families. She sees adults and children with complex post trauma, sexual abuse, combat, law enforcement, domestic violence, emotional/behavioral/learning challenges, divorce/custody and visitation, foster and adoption issues, LGBT community and alternative lifestyles. Animal-assisted therapy is also available upon request."
Jill Johnson, Counselor
Counselor, LMHC, IADC, SAP
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
"I enjoy working with individuals and couples ready to start their journey with therapy in a safe, non-judgemental, and confidential environment. My approach is eclectic, utilizing a collaborative approach to help foster positive life changes that improve quality of life. I work with individuals experiencing a wide range of concerns including: depression, anxiety, work and family stressors, communication difficulties, marital problems, life transitions, trauma, substance use, gambling, co-occurring disorders, and adjustment to disability."
(319) 820-0078
Verified
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
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"I enjoy working with individuals and couples ready to start their journey with therapy in a safe, non-judgemental, and confidential environment. My approach is eclectic, utilizing a collaborative approach to help foster positive life changes that improve quality of life. I work with individuals experiencing a wide range of concerns including: depression, anxiety, work and family stressors, communication difficulties, marital problems, life transitions, trauma, substance use, gambling, co-occurring disorders, and adjustment to disability."
Noemi P Ford, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52240
"I provide psychotherapy and psychoanalysis for people suffering from depression, stress and anxiety, trauma, identity and relationship issues, GLBTQ concerns, immigration, racial, cross-cultural and acculturation concerns, grief and loss, parenting, marital and premarital concerns, women’s issues, self-esteem concerns, personality disorders, mood regulation and self-injurious behaviors, end of life issues, and career and life discontentment problems. "
(319) 409-6373
Verified
Iowa City, Iowa 52240
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"I provide psychotherapy and psychoanalysis for people suffering from depression, stress and anxiety, trauma, identity and relationship issues, GLBTQ concerns, immigration, racial, cross-cultural and acculturation concerns, grief and loss, parenting, marital and premarital concerns, women’s issues, self-esteem concerns, personality disorders, mood regulation and self-injurious behaviors, end of life issues, and career and life discontentment problems. "
Katherine Nydam Olivier, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52246
"I am not currently accepting new clients. I have helped individuals and couples with problems such as relationship problems, anxiety, depression, other mood disorders, preoccupations with food and weight, substance abuse disorders, gender dysphoria, and recovery from trauma. I prefer to use a narrative approach in my clinical work, though I welcome and encourage client feedback and incorporate tools and ideas from a variety of practice models to help meet clients' needs. Narrative therapy is based on the idea that "the person is never the problem, the problem is the problem.""
(319) 313-5081
Verified
Iowa City, Iowa 52246
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"I am not currently accepting new clients. I have helped individuals and couples with problems such as relationship problems, anxiety, depression, other mood disorders, preoccupations with food and weight, substance abuse disorders, gender dysphoria, and recovery from trauma. I prefer to use a narrative approach in my clinical work, though I welcome and encourage client feedback and incorporate tools and ideas from a variety of practice models to help meet clients' needs. Narrative therapy is based on the idea that "the person is never the problem, the problem is the problem.""
Kait Hutson, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, M.A., tLMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
"There are times in life when we find ourselves struggling, feeling stuck, feeling lost, and experiencing emotional pain. When these very human difficulties emerge, therapy can be incredibly helpful and healing. It would be an honor to work with you on your journey toward wellness. My therapeutic approach is grounded in a deep respect for the human spirit's remarkable capacity for resilience and growth."
(319) 337-6483
Verified
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
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"There are times in life when we find ourselves struggling, feeling stuck, feeling lost, and experiencing emotional pain. When these very human difficulties emerge, therapy can be incredibly helpful and healing. It would be an honor to work with you on your journey toward wellness. My therapeutic approach is grounded in a deep respect for the human spirit's remarkable capacity for resilience and growth."
Gabe Bodzin, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52240
"I help individuals with problems such as depression, anxiety, mood regulation, emotional intensity, trauma, substance abuse and addiction, and interpersonal conflicts and relationships. In my 20 years as a social worker, I have worked with adults, adolescents, and families. I welcome clients who seek to increase mindful experience and find a path forward based on individual strengths and resources. In my practice, I create a space that's compassionate and nonjudgmental to increase the ability to move through pain and distress with effectiveness, acceptance and commitment to value driven behavior."
(319) 774-3190
Verified
Iowa City, Iowa 52240
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"I help individuals with problems such as depression, anxiety, mood regulation, emotional intensity, trauma, substance abuse and addiction, and interpersonal conflicts and relationships. In my 20 years as a social worker, I have worked with adults, adolescents, and families. I welcome clients who seek to increase mindful experience and find a path forward based on individual strengths and resources. In my practice, I create a space that's compassionate and nonjudgmental to increase the ability to move through pain and distress with effectiveness, acceptance and commitment to value driven behavior."
Nashae (Nikki) Y Julian, Counselor
Counselor, PhD, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
"I have been in mental health practice since 2004 and I am dedicated to empowerment. I have specialty training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy from EMDRIA and Sex Therapy from the Florida Sex Therapy Institute. I specialize in the treatment of sexual dysfunction, mood disorder, childhood trauma, and gender and sexual identity development. I believe in treating the whole person and will work to find a treatment approach that is effective for you. I work with individuals and couples over the age of 15. Contact me today with questions or to set up an appointment."
(319) 250-4836
Verified
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
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"I have been in mental health practice since 2004 and I am dedicated to empowerment. I have specialty training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy from EMDRIA and Sex Therapy from the Florida Sex Therapy Institute. I specialize in the treatment of sexual dysfunction, mood disorder, childhood trauma, and gender and sexual identity development. I believe in treating the whole person and will work to find a treatment approach that is effective for you. I work with individuals and couples over the age of 15. Contact me today with questions or to set up an appointment."
Erica Bobst, Counselor
Counselor, RN, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
"Erica has been working within various levels of treatment since 1999, entering private practice outpatient work in 2009 in the Iowa City area. While her predominant patient population is within the eating disorder field, she also sees individuals struggling with anxiety and depression. She tends to approach her practice with a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy framework and works to use concepts of Christopher Fairburn's CBT-E to conceptualize aspects of illness for those struggling with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, and Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified."
(319) 264-1481
Verified
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
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"Erica has been working within various levels of treatment since 1999, entering private practice outpatient work in 2009 in the Iowa City area. While her predominant patient population is within the eating disorder field, she also sees individuals struggling with anxiety and depression. She tends to approach her practice with a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy framework and works to use concepts of Christopher Fairburn's CBT-E to conceptualize aspects of illness for those struggling with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, and Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified."
Hannah Bousek, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
"My work centers on the premise that beneath suffering, there is an innate capacity within each person to live well. My job is supporting a healing context for you to uncover that capacity. As humans built for connection, pain often begins in isolation and is healed in connection. Together we navigate healing by building threads of connection both within ones self and their relationships."
(319) 774-1092
Verified
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
"My work centers on the premise that beneath suffering, there is an innate capacity within each person to live well. My job is supporting a healing context for you to uncover that capacity. As humans built for connection, pain often begins in isolation and is healed in connection. Together we navigate healing by building threads of connection both within ones self and their relationships."
Katherine Donahue, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
"People generally seek therapy because they want some aspect of their life to be different and change can be hard! I love working with people courageous enough to face whatever it is that's in need of changing. Stress and anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, new adjustments or life-transitions, self-identity and personal development, family of origin issues, recovering from trauma, grief or personal losses are just some of the presenting concerns I typically work with in individual counseling. My multidisciplinary background provides me with different lenses and methods to approach each client's concerns."
(319) 670-2127
Verified
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
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"People generally seek therapy because they want some aspect of their life to be different and change can be hard! I love working with people courageous enough to face whatever it is that's in need of changing. Stress and anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, new adjustments or life-transitions, self-identity and personal development, family of origin issues, recovering from trauma, grief or personal losses are just some of the presenting concerns I typically work with in individual counseling. My multidisciplinary background provides me with different lenses and methods to approach each client's concerns."
Alyssa Anne Drury, Counselor
Counselor, LMHC, CADC
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52246
"All of us have some hard and difficult times in life and we need some help. Although this can be humbling, it usually pays off in the end. I am a very flexible and laid back person and am here to help you with whatever it is you are struggling with. There will be no judgment and we will work on what only you want to work on. I believe there is no magic answer to everything and not everything works for everybody, so it is you and I trying to figure out what works best for you."
(319) 820-0382
Verified
Iowa City, Iowa 52246
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"All of us have some hard and difficult times in life and we need some help. Although this can be humbling, it usually pays off in the end. I am a very flexible and laid back person and am here to help you with whatever it is you are struggling with. There will be no judgment and we will work on what only you want to work on. I believe there is no magic answer to everything and not everything works for everybody, so it is you and I trying to figure out what works best for you."
Talia Meidlinger, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52240
"Whether it's individuals, couples, or families, little progress can be made without understanding and exploring the complicated dynamics that brought us to where we are. I enjoy working to understand the complex nature of people and their environments to develop strategies to move forward and improve communication and understanding of self. "
(319) 519-0561
Verified
Iowa City, Iowa 52240
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"Whether it's individuals, couples, or families, little progress can be made without understanding and exploring the complicated dynamics that brought us to where we are. I enjoy working to understand the complex nature of people and their environments to develop strategies to move forward and improve communication and understanding of self. "
Gail Garwood, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
"Does it feel like groundhog day, like you’re repeating the same patterns over and over, even if it is not working? Do you feel directionless in life, not knowing where you are going? Do you feel anguish, lonely and sometimes despair? Does your life feel out of alignment, overrun by the fragmented, anxious parts of yourself, or one argument or letdown away from falling apart? If you can answer yes to any of these questions, I can help. I know how this is, I have experienced this myself. "
(319) 774-4306
Verified
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
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"Does it feel like groundhog day, like you’re repeating the same patterns over and over, even if it is not working? Do you feel directionless in life, not knowing where you are going? Do you feel anguish, lonely and sometimes despair? Does your life feel out of alignment, overrun by the fragmented, anxious parts of yourself, or one argument or letdown away from falling apart? If you can answer yes to any of these questions, I can help. I know how this is, I have experienced this myself. "
johnPaul Wainaina Nganga, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52246
"My areas of expertise include: depression, anxiety, addiction, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse problems, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, personality disorder, relationship issues, anger management, attention deficit disorder, low self-esteem, family issues, and adjustment to life changes."
(844) 217-0745
Verified
Iowa City, Iowa 52246
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"My areas of expertise include: depression, anxiety, addiction, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse problems, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, personality disorder, relationship issues, anger management, attention deficit disorder, low self-esteem, family issues, and adjustment to life changes."
Bryan Jensen, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, LCP
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52240
"I work with individuals seeking relief from anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, as well as a variety of chronic health conditions."
(319) 519-4176
Verified
Iowa City, Iowa 52240
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"I work with individuals seeking relief from anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, as well as a variety of chronic health conditions."
Dhyana Kaufman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
"Dhyana offers a holistic approach to psychotherapy for adults and children. Many of the problems we experience may be the result of losing touch with our wise-self and becoming out of balance. Through a skillful integration of mindfulness and breath work, hypnotherapy and guided visualization, inner child work, sand tray, and other therapies Dhyana connects people with their inner guidance, enhancing peace of mind and well-being. Her work is evidence-based and grounded in behavioral change and traditional talk therapy to effectively reduce trauma, stress, anxiety, depression, and grief. Dhyana also has experience with relationship issues, including codependence, divorce, and communication skills."
(319) 313-5172
Verified
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
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"Dhyana offers a holistic approach to psychotherapy for adults and children. Many of the problems we experience may be the result of losing touch with our wise-self and becoming out of balance. Through a skillful integration of mindfulness and breath work, hypnotherapy and guided visualization, inner child work, sand tray, and other therapies Dhyana connects people with their inner guidance, enhancing peace of mind and well-being. Her work is evidence-based and grounded in behavioral change and traditional talk therapy to effectively reduce trauma, stress, anxiety, depression, and grief. Dhyana also has experience with relationship issues, including codependence, divorce, and communication skills."
Anne Berkson, LISW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
"You don't need to face life's difficulties alone. We all struggle at times with situations that affect with our ability to experience contentment and feel at peace with ourselves and in our relationships. Solving problems can seem overwhelming and when friends and family aren't enough, you may want an objective perspective. I believe in each person's potential to make positive changes that lead to a more satisfying life. Let me assist you in your journey. I enjoy working with children, adolescents, adults and families."
(319) 250-7299
Verified
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
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"You don't need to face life's difficulties alone. We all struggle at times with situations that affect with our ability to experience contentment and feel at peace with ourselves and in our relationships. Solving problems can seem overwhelming and when friends and family aren't enough, you may want an objective perspective. I believe in each person's potential to make positive changes that lead to a more satisfying life. Let me assist you in your journey. I enjoy working with children, adolescents, adults and families."
Lanny Tygrett,
LISW, RPT
Verified by Psychology Today
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
"Lanny is a Registered Play Therapist and is certified in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy. She is also trained in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). Lanny helps children, adolescents and adults with trauma, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, ADHD, behavioral challenges, autism spectrum disorders and family dynamics/relationships."
(319) 774-7290
Verified
Iowa City, Iowa 52245
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"Lanny is a Registered Play Therapist and is certified in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy. She is also trained in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). Lanny helps children, adolescents and adults with trauma, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, ADHD, behavioral challenges, autism spectrum disorders and family dynamics/relationships."

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