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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 7

Are parts of your life weighing you down? Do you sometimes feel powerless against your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors? Have events in your life left you searching for answers and yearning for peace? As your counselor I will help you explore your concerns and regain a sense of balance and control over your life. Together we gain an understanding of these issues and create a plan to address them. You will gain insight and the necessary skills to tackle both current and future challenges. Lets work together to make meaningful changes so you can live a more fulfill...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

Hi . My name is Traci Kent and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Idaho. I earned my Bachelor of Social Work at Utah State University in Logan, Utah and my Master of Social Work at The University of Northern Iowa, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. I have been practicing for thirteen years working primarily with individuals and couples, focusing on issues such as addictions, family struggles, trauma and abuse, grief and loss, as well as life changes. I believe in a strengths-based approach utilizing cognitive behavioral, Motivational interviewing, solu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

Hello! We're currently living through a very challenging time, and you've decided it's time to get some support. It's wonderful that you're taking this step to care for yourself! I am a licensed mental health counselor with more than five years' experience. Much of my work here on BetterHelp has been with individuals in their 20s and 30s. I also have significant experience working with college students. I have expertise partnering with clients to address their stress, anxiety, depression, and relationship concerns. I also have a background in substance use cou...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 5 years postgraduate experience as a mental health therapist. I have worked with children, teens, transition aged youth, adults, and families across many areas of social work including: disability services, HIV/AIDS, juvenile detention, youth homelessness, public schools, fitness coaching, primary care and community mental health clinics. As a therapist, I rely on client centered, attachment based, solution-focused approaches to help clients gain a greater understanding of the strengths and struggles that have brought...

This is Michelle Hankins's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LBSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Mental Health Therapy Counselor with over 23 years of experience in the social work/mental health world. I have worked with all ages from birth to end of life, I have worked with the foster care and adoptive system; court systems; developmental life stages as well as end of life care. I have experience with divorce/separation; grief and loss; life changes and lifestyle adjustments and various relationships needs. I specialize in anxiety, mindfulness, strength based and solution focused therapy. I provide individual, couple and family therapy....

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hello! My name is Stacey and I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker with over six years of experience providing therapy services. Prior to that, I have worked with individuals and families as a behavioral health intervention specialist and a domestic abuse advocate. I primarily work with clients who are experiencing depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting challenges and/or struggling with managing emotions, stress, and anger. I received my undergraduate and masters degree in Social Work at the University of South Dakota. My approach to t...

This is Rebecca Neff's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

People come to see me when they are struggling with self-defeating patterns, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, professional challenges, or seeking greater balance in their lives. I provide a warm, safe environment that fosters authentic and collaborative therapeutic relationships. I believe in the integrity of my clients and the uniqueness of their life stories and experiences. I believe our inner dialogue and self-narrative shapes the way in which we see and interact with our world and the relationships we hold. People describe me as compassionate and som...

This is Mary Koch's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHC,CCTP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Good job! You are already taking your first step to helping yourself. I am warm and inviting with various things to look at (if you choose video sessions), items to fidget with (you’ll find out when we work together), and of course me to talk to. I use various techniques like REBT, CBT and ACT (and others) which are forms of therapy, however most of my clients state “we are just talking, or wow you are really good at this.” I let them know it’s not me: I am simply “reframing” what you; my future has stated to me back to you in a non-judging way. You hear it f...

This is Mikaela Posekany's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LIMHP,LMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Have you found that sometimes the world around you just doesn’t make sense anymore? Are you experiencing problems in your relationships, difficulty regulating your emotions, the effects of past or present trauma? Are you feeling anxious, depressed, disconnected, stuck, unable to move forward? Do you want to discover the true, authentic you? If this sounds familiar, I want you to know you’re not alone and there is a light at the end of the tunnel! Therapy is a collaborative journey; after all, there is no better expert on you than you! My purpose and passion is to...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Hello! My name is Anna and I am a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Iowa with over five years of experience providing therapy services. Prior to and including these last nine or so years I have worked in various settings including psychiatric hospitals, schools, community mental health centers, and private agencies. I have experience with a wide variety of populations and ages ranging from three years old to geriatric. I have experience with persistent/chronic mental illness, life transitions, trauma, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, personali...

This is Meghan Baldridge's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! My name is Meghan Baldridge. I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW). I graduated from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, IL with a Master's degree in Social Work in 2010. I am originally from Illinois and I now live in Iowa with my husband and our two children. I have worked in nonprofit agencies as an outpatient therapist with many different clients, including children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. I have had the opportunity to interact with individuals struggling with trauma, addiction, depression, anxiety, family conf...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW,CMIP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

Welcome to Better Help! I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) and a Certified Mindfulness-Informed Professional (CMIP) based in Iowa with 18 years experience working with people facing various challenges in their life. I have worked with people of all ages struggling with depression, anxiety, self esteem, and communication issues. My approach is solution focused, strengths based counseling with a focus on Mindfulness-based strategies. My counseling style is warm and interactive and I believe in treating everyone with respect and compassion. I ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LISW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Licensed Independent Social Worker in Iowa and Missouri with 5 years experience working in community mental health. I have been fully and independently licensed the past 2 years. I currently work as a private practice therapist in Iowa. I also have experience in domestic and sexual violence advocacy. My primary experience has been with families of children and adolescents, including support to parents experiencing divorce and custody challenges. I have training in TF-CBT, CBT, and DBT which I utilize in working with individua...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

My name is Susan Henry, and I love helping people and seeing them grow. I am originally from the East Coast and resided in California before settling with my family in the Midwest. I received my Bachelor degree in Psychology from Rutgers College, and I received my Master in Social Work degree from Barry University School of Social Work. I am licensed in the state of Iowa as an Independent Level Social Worker. I have worked in the counseling field for over 25 years, with expertise working with issues related to Interpersonal Relations, Grief/Loss and Adjustme...

This is Brandie Larson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Congratulations on taking a step toward improving your health. I know that starting this process can be intimidating and, perhaps, scary. Finding a therapist that fits your needs is a bit like finding that “just right” pair of jeans. It is okay to shop around and try on a few before you find a fit that feels “just right”. My name is Brandie Larson and I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) in the state of Minnesota. I have a Master’s degree in social work from the University of New England and a Bachelor’s degree from Minnesota State U...

This is Travis Bowers's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW,EMDR-Certified
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 5

I am an LISW in Iowa. My passion is working with individuals with trauma. I only use evidenced-based therapies (primarily EMDR with trauma.) I have experience working with anxiety, depression, feelings of not being good enough, low self-esteem and low self-confidence. I have been told that I am easy to talk to. I look forward to meeting you!

This is Jenny Infanger's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed clinical social worker in Utah, Iowa and Kansas (pending). I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including trauma, attachment, depression, anxiety, and relationship issues. I might be a good fit for clients looking for a therapist who is familiar with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, though you do not have to be a member of that faith to work with me. My therapy style is empathetic and collaborative. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, attachment, acceptance commitment and dialectical behavioral therapy....

This is Alice Rock's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LMHC,CADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

Hi. I have many years of doing substance abuse counseling in a hospital setting in Iowa. I have also worked as a school counselor with grades K - 8, I have taught Psychology courses on the college level and am familiar with all aspects of counseling theories and brain development. The college course I enjoyed teaching the most is "Wellness." This course discussed all aspects of both physical and mental health, which, of course are connected. I incorporate wellness and long-term balance in my counseling sessions.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LISW
Therapy Specialties: Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 16

Welcome! I am a licensed independent social worker (LISW) in the glorious state of Iowa. Actually, I am a transplant from sunny Southern California, however, I now call this place home. I am a woman of color with lots of life experiences that I believe have shaped and molded me to "better help" others who are struggling with life's expected and unexpected transitions, and those who are just trying to figure out how to live their best life in this crazy world! My therapy style is adaptable and I shift my approach to meet my client's needs. I can also approach issu...

This is Kathleen Cates-Richardson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Dana, Iowa (Dana, IA)
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Iowa with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with anxiety, depression, grief, coping with addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & intimacy related issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Having a hard time selecting a mental health professional in Dana? (How we can help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Dana area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.
 
First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couple’s therapy; just search 'therapist near me in Dana' and find the one that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Dana, or elsewhere in the Greene county or state of Iowa.
 
Mental health professionals that have a private practice or provide therapy services for professional counseling can help improve healthy relationships and communication skills whether that be working through life's obstacles and life issues in couples counseling, changing negative thinking patterns, or just providing a listening ear. Verified Dana therapists can provide licensed marriage counseling, compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs (such as discussing healing, children, or other adults), and will help create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor. Verified Dana counselors help adults with healing (from physical ailments such as chronic pain, as well as mental illness).


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Dana, IA ranges from $85-$150.
 
Some therapists in the state of Iowa will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Dana and elsewhere throughout the state of Iowa, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every 4 weeks).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Dana offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.
 
Whether that’s via in-app messaging with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges in online therapy. You can work through various symptoms, disorders or condition, and even get a diagnosis from the comfort of your own home. 
 
So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like work stress management, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a individual or marriage and family therapist that is right for you.
 
Counseling services, wellness services, online therapy, relationship counseling, and individual counseling through a licensed therapist can help treat postpartum depression, feeling lost or feeling stuck, difficult relationships, and helping people live their best lives. If you're looking for a therapist, Dana has many professionals who provide client centered individual counseling both in person and through online therapy. Gain more insight into in your life than you would through an eclectic approach or motivational interviewing. In Dana, therapy is easily accessible and just a click away. A clinical psychologist, licensed psychologist, or board approved supervisor can help you develop new coping strategies through modern therapy, therapeutic services, and a holistic approach.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). While helping to develop healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people who you see everyday.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Dana therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 69 people in the city of Dana, IA finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 50064 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists through nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

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Take some time to learn more about our therapists and counselors to clearly understand our services. If you have questions for us, please reach us on our contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

Emergency Situations:

If you are experiencing a crisis or any other person may be exposed to danger due to an issue that is an emergency - don't use this site's online services. Verified Dana therapists can help women, children, and young adults, as well as anyone experiencing a crisis or emergency.

If you need Domestic Violence support, please contact The National Domestic Hotline at 1-800-799-7233

If you need Substance Abuse support, please contact the Substance Abuse and MH Services Administration at 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

If you need Sexual Abuse support, please contact the Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network at 1-800-656-4673

Call the 24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at +1 (800) 273-8255 or 911 which can provide you with immediate help for an emergency call or visit the nearest emergency room.

Other zip codes that the counselors near or around Dana, Iowa can serve:

50064

Some other commonly asked questions can be found below:

How do I know I should get a therapist?
 
Modern therapy and psychotherapy have many benefits, regardless of the resources you may or may not have, or a service you have received in the past. The connection between brain, body and behavior is what effects everything in your life and therapy can help you see results in improving your attention and reaction to a specific thing. Whether it be someone wanting to learn more about their own mind and patterns, or specific situations in terms of well-being and friend struggles, searching for a 'therapist near me' or a 'therapist near Dana' can help you find a counselor near you or the closest locator to any counselors and psychiatrists. 
 
How much does a therapist cost?
 
Therapist prices differ, and one good way to learn more is by looking up "therapists around me" or "Dana's therapists" to learn about prices in your city or state. You can also specify for a male or female counselor, or anything specific you're looking for.
 
How do I see a therapist for the first time?
 
One great way to prep for your first therapy session is by reading a lot of information on therapy-- articles by an author or experts on therapy can help you study some tips or a specific example of what to pay attention to in your first appointment. In fact, one great example of a case of someone with a great level of expertise who has written about therapy is the book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb.
 
Should I go to therapy if I feel fine?
 
While you may look fine on the outside or through your instagram, that doesn't always mean we feel fine 100% of the time. A therapist can help you gain power over your life and emotions and be a helping hand and trusted source while you navigate day-to-day experiences and small growth opportunities. Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies can help you improve your self-esteem, work through various values and relationships (such as with your parents), and overall gain a better sense of the world and how you see it. The success you may find through therapy is dependent on your process, if you are in-office or out-of-office, as well as who your provider is, what medication you are on, what fear you have, etc.
 
Is crying in therapy a breakthrough?
 
While for some crying in therapy might not be the normal, for others who perhaps experience mood disorders or even schizophrenia, crying could be a natural occurrence in each session. The groups you are in, the adolescents memories and experiences you've had, and the education you've received can all play a role into your emotions and emotional state throughout therapy.
 
Are therapists worth it?
 
We are all on a different path with our life, as each human is unique in the advice they want (or don't want) in areas of their life. Therapists, however, have the ability to help you find your potential through re-training your mind through methods such as CBT. For example, a number of patients who are battling sleep insomnia, difficulty with medications, troublesome behaviors, or overuse of drugs or alcohol have found help for their disorder through online therapy and telehealth. Many studies outline the risk in addition to the reward of seeing providers and specialists virtually, and overall the reviews show that the availability and areas of expertise from online therapists make it feel like they are on your team, and are a positive addition to your life.
 
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