Hooray! You are here! You have taken a courageous first step on the road to healing, whether you are looking for yourself or someone you love. As the counselor, I am here to walk by your side! I strive to create a safe and welcoming space for you as you process and work through past and/or present challenges. We will work as a team to address challenges, set obtainable goals, and to work towards those goals in and outside of our therapy sessions. My diverse therapeutic approach allows me to help clients experiencing a variety of challenges such as anxiety, depression, and sexual assault/abuse.
- Behavioral Issues
- Coping Skills
- Emotional Disturbance
- Mood Disorders
- Panic Attacks
- Peer Relationships
- Relationship Issues
- Self Esteem
- Sexual Abuse
- Suicidal Ideation
- Trauma and PTSD
- Women’s Issues
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Creative Art Therapy
- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
- Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
- Mindfulness-Based Intervention
Meet Molly Barrett
- Iowa Medicaid
- Amerigroup / Wellpoint
- Iowa Total Care
- United Healthcare
- United Behavioral Health
- Wellmark BCBS
- Optum VA
- Health Partners
- Midland’s Choice
- Crime Victims Compensation Funding of Iowa
- Private Pay
- County Social Services Funding (Grundy, Black Hawk, Allamakee, Butler, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Floyd, Howard, Mitchell, Tama, Winneshiek counties)
- SED Funding (Linn County residents only)
- MHDD Funding (Linn County residents only)
- Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
- Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
A Safe Space
Molly strives to create a safe and welcoming space for the client as they process and work through past and/or present challenges. Molly and the client will work as a team to address challenges, set obtainable goals, and to work towards those goals in and outside of the therapy sessions.
Healing through Empowerment
Within the therapeutic space, Molly aims to create an empowering environment where the client feels free to fully express themselves. She takes a holistic and eclectic approach to therapy using existential, acceptance and commitment, person-centered, and solution focused therapy techniques to accommodate to the vastly different needs of each client.
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