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 Andreassen



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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*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.

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.
Carol Johnson


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

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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


Welcome!! My name is Laura Miller and for nearly 15 years, I have been working with adults, couples, and groups providing mental health services. As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, I have the unique opportunity of interacting with you to offer positive insight and a new perspective for personal and/or professional issues.

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.

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