Teresa M Bear

Psychologist, PhD, ABPP

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Teresa M Bear

Psychologist, PhD, ABPP

She/Her/Hers

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

6165 Northwest 86th Street
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 599-3104
Offers online therapy

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About

“We do not grow by knowing all of the answers, but rather by living with the questions.” - Max De Pree. “Be curious, not judgmental.” -Ted Lasso These two quotes sum up my approach to therapy, and hopefully, to life. Our brains are naturally wired to make sense of things, to organize information into understandable experiences and thoughts. This relentless pursuit of understanding can lead to new discoveries, new technologies, new medicines. However, it can also lead to stress, burnout, anxiety, and depression. Balance between curiosity and living with the questions is necessary to a life of integrity.
I have 32 years of experience providing therapy and assessments to adults, adolescents 16+, and elders. Psychological Assessment for ADHD (adult), memory, ID, neurocognitive, personality, dementia, adaptive functioning. I am a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology and a member of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists.
Clients who chose to work with me as they struggle with life transitions, the pandemic, or less than ideal childhoods and relationships will find that my approach is to encourage grace and acceptance. A therapeutic relationship based on honest, genuine, authentic communication and relationship can lead to a more contented and joyful life.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $150 - $250
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Midlands Choice
  • Optum
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Wellmark BCBS
  • Out of Network
Cash, check, credit card on file required
Email me or call (515) 599-3104 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 32 Years
  • License: Iowa / 088943
  • School: University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Year Graduated: 1990

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: National Register of Health Service Psychologists / 53425
  • Certificate Date: 2012
  • Certificate: American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) / 6917
  • Certificate Date: 2011

Location

6165 Northwest 86th Street
Johnston, IA 50131
(515) 599-3104
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Life Transitions
  • Mood Disorders
Issues
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
Communities
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Eclectic
  • Existential
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples

Links

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Last Modified: 25 Jul 2022
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Teresa M Bear

Psychologist, PhD, ABPP