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Kennethya Smith-Johnson, LCSW, LISW

Stress, Anxiety Grief Self esteem, Motivation Depression Coping with life changes
Video Phone Live Chat Messaging

About me

I am licensed in Iowa with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Professional experience

3yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Grief Self esteem, Motivation Depression Coping with life changes

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Communication Problems, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Isolation / Loneliness, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Postpartum Depression, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Traumatic Brain Injury

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Services offered

Video
Phone
Live Chat
Messaging

License information

AR LCSW 7600-C

IA LISW 115079

Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Kennethya Smith-Johnson. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

She has been amazing. Always available when need it!

Written on Jan 29, 2024 after therapy with Kennethya for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

Absolutely amazing

Written on Sep 24, 2023 after therapy with Kennethya for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and career difficulties

Kennethya always makes sure I am heard, and she is very relatable. I appreciate that she challenges the negative thoughts I have about myself with sensible, grounded counter points.

Written on Sep 06, 2023 after therapy with Kennethya for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

Very knowledgeable, friendly, approachable, and caring. I feel heard…I feel safe.

Written on Sep 06, 2023 after therapy with Kennethya for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Simply amazing. She listens and understands. She also gives amazing advice.

Written on Aug 30, 2023 after therapy with Kennethya for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and parenting issues

Kennethya is very warm and welcoming, I feel safe sharing with her. I like that she gives me practical tools to use to help focus my attention and make improvements on myself. I always feel good after a session with her. Highly recommend!

Written on Apr 27, 2023 after therapy with Kennethya for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and compassion fatigue