Johnston, IA Practitioners

Leanna Brady

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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: 
Mallory Bisher



Mallory is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Registered Nurse. I have been working with children, adolescents, and adults for nearly a decade. I have experience in a variety of settings which include outpatient, partial hospitalization, inpatient, emergency room services, and juvenile corrections. I like to utilize a variety of treatment methods which include cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and interpersonal therapy. I strive to create a safe and supportive therapeutic environment to promote growth and change! Now accepting new clients!

Johanna Guerdet

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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.

Madi Ogle

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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.
Laura Miller

(515) 612-6978

Welcome!! My name is Laura Miller and for 15 years I have been working with adults providing mental health services. As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, I have the unique opportunity of interacting with you to offer support, compassion, understanding and a "safe place" to share your story. I specialize in working with adults experiencing infertility, grief and loss, and caregiver support with a special emphasis on loved ones suffering from Alzheimer's & Dementia.

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.
Rachel Swanson


I graduated from the University of Kansas in 2017 with my Masters in Counseling Psychology. I have previously worked in community mental health, residential group care for adolescents in child welfare, and telehealth platforms. I am a Sexual Offender Treatment Professional, level 2 (SOTP-II) and have over 4 years of experience working with juvenile court and DHS with teens and families experiencing sexual abuse.

Riker is our resident therapy dog who helps his person, Johanna, out with her sessions. He is an American Kennel Club Good Citizen and has been working with clients for over two years. He loves coming to work and helping clients by providing comfort and attention. His favorite things to do outside of work are going on walks, getting extra snacks, naps, and his stuffed hedgehog

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