Katey Garoutte

Outpatient Therapist


Katey has nearly 15 years of experience working with pre-school and grade school aged children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of social service settings. She graduated from University of Iowa with a bachelor’s degree in social work and went on to earn her master’s degree in social work from University of Northern Iowa.


  • Individuals


  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • LGBT Issues
  • Physical Illness/Impairment
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Treatment Orientation

  • Integration of Differentiation Therapy Models
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

Meet Katey Garoutte


Cedar Rapids
Insurance Accepted
  • Amerigroup
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Professional Background

Katey has an empowerment based and client-centered approach to working with individuals and families. Her specialties include anxiety & depression, trauma/PTSD, grief &loss, chemical dependency, and chronic pain/illness. She incorporates play therapy and art therapy techniques into her counseling services.

We All Have a Learning Curve

Everyone has strengths and everyone is capable of creating positive change in their life. Katey strives to create a safe and supportive space which allows individuals to explore feelings surrounding and develop insight into their unique circumstances in order to progress in their personal recovery. She believes it is always an honor and privilege to be a part of someone's journey and is passionate about providing individualized care to those who are suffering and struggling so that they may find peace and healing

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