About Us

Leanna Brady

LMHC, NCC

I am a client-centered therapist with over 27 years experience working with children, adolescents and adults. My Goal is to work WITH you to create a plan that feels like help. I strive to create a therapeutic space that is supportive and safe in order to foster growth and change. I am knowledgeable about the biological, emotional, relational and spiritual aspects of mental health and have both respect and compassion for the complexity of these factors in your life. As a therapist, I am interested in gaining an understanding of your unique needs and developing a plan together. Schedule an appointment: 
Johanna Guerdet

LISW

*Currently accepting new clients; Next day/some same day appointments available, evening and some Saturday appointments* I am a client centered therapist with experience working with children, adolescents, families, and adults. My goal is to collaborate with you to create a plan that fits your needs. I strive to create a therapeutic space that is safe, secure, and supportive to help encourage growth and change. As a therapist, I firmly believe that there is no such thing as a 'one-size fits all approach' - everyone deserves respect, compassion, and a therapy plan customized to their unique history and concerns.
Deena Leonard

Counselor, LMHC

I believe therapy should be individualized based on each person’s specific needs. My ultimate goal is to empower my clients to change what can be changed and to identify appropriate coping skills to what cannot be changed. I do this by creating a safe, client-centered therapeutic environment that allows the client to identify their individual goals. I believe each person is the ultimate expert in their own lives and I am there to assist them in achieving their personal goals.

Erik Kohl

Counselor, MA, LMHC

I am currently taking new clients in Grinnell and Newton (office space in both towns). Next day appointments are often available and I can accommodate evening and some Saturday appointments. I utilize a client-centered approach to therapy and prefer to focus on strengths and solutions rather than dwelling on problems. I focus on the therapeutic relationship as the means of implementing change. As a clinician I take environmental, relational, and emotional factors in to account during treatment. My goal is to help you move forward with your life and equip you to manage your mental health on your own.
Christine Addison

Counselor, MA, LMFT

Now accepting New Clients! Christine obtained her Master's Degree from Colorado State University. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Chris has been a practicing therapy for 25 years. She works with children and their families, adults, adolescents and couples. She has comprehensive expertise in many fields, namely; issues of depression and anxiety, trauma, and stress. She is a compassionate and a strong advocate for her clients. She utilizes an eclectic theoretical approach that is evidenced based and individualized for each person and situation.
Kiera Dymit

Counselor, MS, LMHC, CCMHC

Now accepting new clients in Ankeny! I am a Licenced Mental Health Counselor in the state of Iowa, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Illinois, and a National Certified Counselor. My goal is to help my clients become their best selves. I use client-centered treatment methods ranging from solution-focused and family systems approaches, mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral techniques, to dream analysis, utilizing the appropriate approach(es) for each individual.
Kirsten Bury

Counselor, LISW

Now accepting New Clients! I am a licensed clinical social worker with an emphasis on a holistic, trauma-informed, and cognitive behavioral approach. I use a client centered and integrated therapy approach to come along side you in your journey. I believe you are the ultimate expert in your life, and in a safe, supportive, and therapeutic environment, we can work together to help you meet the goals you have set for yourself.
Tiffany Conroy

MSW, LISW

I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW), with 10 years of experience in trauma-informed therapy and public health. I approach therapy with an eclectic style that is client-centered, collaborative, that is aimed at helping clients to better understand their history and how those experiences (be it from when they were 3 years old, or yesterday) are influencing their reactions and responses to situations of today, so that they can feel more empowered in their daily lives.


Madison Sweet

LCSW

I am a licensed, clinical social worker with an emphasis on a holistic, client centered, and trauma-informed approach. The process of beginning therapy can be a time of incredible vulnerability, whether this next step is for you, your child, or a loved one.
Cait Silveira

LMHC

Now accepting new patients! I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with nearly 10 years of experience working with adults, teenagers, and couples. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and PTSD, LGBTQ+ issues, transitional and phase of life issues, career challenges, self-esteem related concerns and eating disorders.
Carol Johnson

LMHC

Carol is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Iowa and a Nationally Certified Counselor. She specializes in cognitive behavior therapy and believes in building a strong therapeutic alliance with her clients. Carol has knowledge and experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families from diverse populations.
Madi Ogle


Hello! I'm Madi, an Ankeny native, mom of two beautiful little girls. I have a passion for helping people, I have a background on the medical side of health care along with the holistic side of medicine. I am so glad to be apart of this team, and excited to help with anything in your process.
Randy Brady

Marketing and Public Relations


Danielle Bennett

tLMHC

Hello! I am Danielle Bennett, a provisionally Licensed Mental Health Counselor (tLMHC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC).
Taryn Pepping

t-LMHC
515-612-8729
[email protected]

*Now accepting new clients in Ankeny!* I’m Taryn, a provisionally licensed Mental Health Counselor with a specialization in Art Therapy. I take a collaborative, client-centered approach to counseling, and like to encourage artmaking in session. Creating in session is not a requirement. However, using art materials in therapy offers a chance to actively process what we talk about, and engages the brain and body in our therapeutic work.

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Monday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-8:00 pm

Saturday:

By Appointment Only

Sunday:

By Appointment Only