Vice President in charge of Therapy
Meet Colleen Grote
Location:Ames, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Grundy Center, Mason City, and Waterloo.
Dr. Colleen Grote is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor (RPT-S). Colleen is the Heart and Solutions' vice president in charge of the therapy department. Colleen joined the Heart and Solutions' team in 2015. Colleen completed her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision with a focus on trauma and crisis response from Walden University. Previously, Colleen attended Iowa State University where she received her B.S. in Psychology. Colleen also attended Western Illinois University where she earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Colleen uses a variety of approaches to work with children as young as age 3 and their families. Colleen uses a variety of therapeutic approaches in her work which include trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, play therapy, and EMDR. Colleen has a passion for working with survivors of physical and sexual abuse, individuals who are in adoptive or foster care settings, and children and families who have endured other traumatic events or difficult life adjustments.
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