Personality Disorders Therapists in Waterloo, IA

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Brandi Schmitt
Counselor, MS, NCC, LMHC
Verified
4 Endorsed
Verified
4 Endorsed
My diverse areas of interest include: survivors of sexual abuse & trauma, grief & loss, personality disorders , self-esteem, depression, & anxiety.
Attempting to cope with a mental health concern is often a lonely and exhausting process. Additionally, pursuing counseling can often be a difficult decision to make, but one that I believe is worthwhile. As a counselor, my role is to help support you through your healing journey and empower you to rediscover your own unique strengths and resources as a means to promote such healing. I strive to create a safe, non-judgmental environment for you to share your own unique life story.
(800) 531-4236
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Waterloo, IA 50701
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Jennifer Brost
Counselor, LMHC, NCC, MA, MBTI
Verified
Verified
I am a Certified Personality Disorders Treatment Provider through Evergreen.
Few things are more distressing than when an important relationship is not going as well as it could. Whether relationship problems are causing you stress or if you are simply struggling within yourself, I would be honored to assist you on your journey towards greater emotional and relational health. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), and am also a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). Additionally, I am a Myers-Briggs Certified Practitioner.
(319) 313-5224
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Kayla Reisinger
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified
Verified
I have a passion for supporting those who have experienced a "mother wound", or disrupted attachment to the maternal figure in their lives; whether it be abuse or growing up around narcissistic caregivers.
Life is difficult, unpredictable, and not always beautiful. As a therapist, I will support you in working through the feelings that accompany those difficult times and work towards developing healthy view of yourself. Whether you are feeling overwhelmed with the stresses of everyday life, parenthood, or work, experienced trauma, want to mend a relationship, or just need support through a trying time, I am here to help you reach your goals.
(319) 239-3533
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Waterloo, IA 50702
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Liz Freese
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Welcome! Thank you honoring yourself and giving the gift of self-exploration, understanding, healing and balance to your life. Therapy is an amazing journey that can help with many areas of life that may feel overwhelming and unchangeable. I have a passion for helping others and find joy in the work I do. I would be honored to be with you on this journey. I have been practicing in the field for 17+ years, working with youth, adults, and families.
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Raven Counseling Services LLC
Counselor, LMHC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Do you feel defeated and alone? Are you seeking to heal the inner areas of self doubt, worry, fear, pain, and other places where hope is subsiding? Do you need a space to problem solve, slow down, and reflect with guidance from a clinical perspective? I am a clinician with over 12 years of experience providing person centered counseling and would like to help you discover how to find awareness and cope better. A raven is associated with loss; yet it's symbolism is complex. As a talking bird, it represents prophecy and insight which makes complex decisions and shows rich awareness. I am ready to help support you in your hour of need!
(319) 318-6773
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Waterloo, IA 50702
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Cathy A. Rottinghaus
Counselor, LMSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
My practice is a trauma-informed and strengths-based approach focused on empowering clients to actively assist in their mental health journey. I use a blend of cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, motivational interviewing, narrative therapy, play therapy techniques, art therapy techniques, and other personally expressive interventions with clients. I place a high value on clients’ personal autonomy and collaboration in establishing mental health goals.
(319) 220-4572
Waterloo, IA 50701
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Resilience Counseling Agency Inc
Marriage & Family Therapist Intern, MS, MFT
Verified
Verified
My approach is based on Solution Focus and Cognitive Behavioral Family Therapy a collaborative, integrative, holistic and specialized process tailored to individual/Family/Couple needs. People seek therapy for many reasons such as: difficulties in their personal or professional lives caused by current stressors or unresolved traumas, conflicts that cause fear, shame, anger, sadness, helplessness and the inability to concentrate, function, or be fully engaged in life. I work with individuals, couples, & families to help collaboratively tackle the challenges they are facing, through creating new insight and forming solutions to problems and action plans.
(319) 281-0607
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Waterloo, IA 50702
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David Moore
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified
Verified
Accepting New Clients/short wait list. It can feel awful to struggle with crippling anxiety, depression, or the impacts of past trauma & abuse. Maybe it's a rough patch in your life or struggles in a relationship. Maybe you've struggled for so long it just feels the way it will always be. We all need help from time to time with our struggles, whether they are recent issues or long-term mental health challenges. You may not even be sure what the problem is, but you know there is a problem & you want to feel better. You want a non-judgmental, safe, empathetic, and skilled person who can help. I work with individuals (18+), & couples.
(319) 696-6189
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Waterloo, IA 50701
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Kelli Smith
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Welcome! Starting your therapeutic journey can sometimes be overwhelming and stressful. I try to provide a safe, secure, and empathetic environment as we work together to process through difficult emotions and thoughts.
(319) 284-8956
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Waterloo, IA 50701
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Taylor Peterson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
6 Endorsed
Verified
6 Endorsed
I earned my Bachelor of Social Work with a minor in psychology from the University of Northern Iowa. I continued my education and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a Master of Social work degree with specialization in trauma informed care. During my time at UNI, I gained valuable experience working with children, youth, and families. Outside of college, I worked as a Mental Health Therapist, in the school system, counseling students experiencing concerns with depression, anxiety, grief, PTSD, self-identify, self-harm, relationships, and more.
(800) 531-4236
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Waterloo, IA 50701
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Shantila Marie Caston
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW
Verified
Verified
Not taking new clients currently; Will start taking clients January 2023. Hello my name is Shantila and as a therapist I do not believe that there is one counseling approach that works for every person, and for this reason, I take a more eclectic approach to work with my clients and select the method that allows me to best serve the needs of my clients. I am a strength based, person centered, trauma informed care provider who uses various evidence based therapeutic approaches that will best serve the clients I work with.
(319) 302-3257
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Waterloo, IA 50703
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Hope Tree Counseling Services Inc.
Counselor, MA, LMHC, LPCC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I have special interest in working with issues of terminal illness, grief loss and transition with children individuals and families. I work with children with attachment, ADHD, trauma, and behavioral issues. I work with women issues surrounding self- esteem and personal growth. I have an extensive background in theater and the arts. I incorporate nature, animals, drama, art and play into my therapies with clients. My work also focuses on treating PTSD and anxiety. I incorporate trauma informed care into my work. I believe healing is possible and I am here to walk the path with my clients to a place of growth and positive change.
(319) 232-4673
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Waterloo, IA 50703
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Ronelle Langley
Psychologist, PhD, MBA, MS
Verified
Verified
I believe that every person at some point of life experience a personal or interpersonal challenge, when working with a professional will help you get through this trying time. I am committed to walk this part of your life journey with you; to find and apply coping strategies and tools to make this a time of learning and growth for you. My goals in life are to love, learn and grow. I bring this to my family, my work as psychologist or consultant, my students at UNI, and our community here in Iowa.
(319) 774-6802
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Stephanie Newsom, MA, LMHC, NCC
Counselor, MA, LMHC, NCC
Verified
Verified
I am a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Iowa, who has been working in the counseling field for over 20 years. I primarily serve adults and adolescents who struggle with depression and anxiety, relationship distress, stress management, eating concerns, and histories of trauma.
(319) 250-2078
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Waterloo, IA 50701
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Brad D Hjelmeland
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW, IADC
Verified
Verified
I am a Licensed Independent Level Social Worker (LISW) and certified substance abuse counselor (IADC). I have been providing therapy since 2009, working in community mental health and hospital settings. I am able to work with individuals struggling with addictions, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief/loss, and parenting issues.
(319) 250-2395
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Waterloo, IA 50701
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Stephanie Neelans (Harken)
Counselor, MA, LMHC, NCC
Verified
Verified
I have worked in the counseling field for over 20 years, primarily in a University setting, until the past several years when I began working in private practice. I enjoy working with clients who believe in their potential to change and have the motivation to make those changes. I have experience working with a variety of issues. Clients I most often work with struggle with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, relationship/marital problems, abuse, trauma and grief and loss. I listen, without judgment, and provide objective feedback while also being compassionate. I provide a safe space to learn, change and grow.
(319) 349-1046
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Waterloo, IA 50701
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Erika Bandilla
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Beginning your mental health journey can be one of the most rewarding yet terrifying gifts you ever give yourself. I understand a person has a choice when selecting the therapist with whom they choose to walk that path, so I do not take for granted my privilege to tag along. I am truly passionate about providing therapy that is collaborative, trusting, safe, and compassionate, while focusing on solutions you want to see.
(319) 408-8705
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Waterloo, IA 50702
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Grit & Grace Therapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified
Verified
Do you strive to gain clarity, discover new insights, and regain a sense of balance, wellness, and improved mental health that brings with it a sense of personal empowerment? Together, we can explore difficult themes that may be impeding growth in a safe, comfortable space with an emphasis on supportive psychotherapy, including mindfulness, shame management, and self-kindness compassion. I look forward to seeing how we can work together to unlock these key factors and help you live more freely. It is essential to choose a therapist who will listen, empathize, respect your needs, and meet you where you are.
(319) 238-4378
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Gail Wood
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified
Verified
Each of us can identify some aspect of our lives that we'd like to change. As your therapist, my intention is to help you learn about the therapeutic process and how it can help you identify the changes you'd like to make; collaborate with you in setting realistic, achievable goals for yourself; teach you to incorporate coping skills to ease through transitions; and fully support you while we walk this journey together. Above all else, your comfort is my priority, and I offer you compassion and understanding without judgment.
(319) 281-0499
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Waterloo, IA 50701
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Eysha Zubair Khan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, EMDR
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
My passions are working with trauma, children, and bridging the gap between marginalized populations and mental health services. Trauma is hard for everyone and even harder to deal with on your own. I am of the belief that every person has the capability to heal and grow. Whether you need someone to talk to who will always listen or want to engage in trauma work such as EMDR or IFS, it will be my honor to empower you throughout your journey to the new, healed you.
(800) 531-4236
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What type of Waterloo mental health professional is right for me?
While most types of therapy have a lot in common, they also fall into clusters that share core features, such as cognitive therapies or psychodynamic approaches. It is important to seek someone who practices evidence-based therapy, meaning one or more forms of treatment that have been scientifically evaluated and tested, and demonstrate consistent improvement for a majority of patients.

If you are unsure about choosing the right therapist, it might be useful to first learn more about therapy types and modalities.
How to find a therapist in Waterloo?
When looking to find a therapist, it is certainly important to consider training and credentials. Studies also indicate that the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship the client develops with the therapist, is an important factor in their ability to work together to achieve the client’s goals.

What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.

How to use my insurance?
Understanding cost and insurance coverage is an important concern for many people. With some basic research and conversations with prospective therapists, you should be able to have a good understanding of the best way to afford therapy.