Our Providers are interactive and solution-focused. Our therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life changes and challenges. We integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, we work with each client to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Sara Scott, LMHC, Clinical Supervisor
Sara received her Master's Degree of Science in Education in Clinical Counseling from Western Illinois University. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Iowa. She has an additional certification in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She has a general practice with clinical interests including play therapy for children ages 5 and up, addressing common childhood emotional health concerns such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, school issues, bullied/bullying and trauma. She sees adolescents and adults experiencing a wide variety of issues including work stress, divorce, and blended family issues. Sara works with individuals, couples and families.
Rachel Niespodzany, LMHC
Rachel earned her Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Psychology from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, WI. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Iowa. Rachel sees clients of all ages (2 and up) for individual, couple, and family therapy. She is a certified provider for PCIT (Parent Child Interaction Therapy-see PCIT Tab) and TF-CBT (Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). Rachel is also a trained administrator the the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) and works closely with the University of Iowa Child Health Specialty Clinics for testing and diagnostic purposes. Additionally, Rachel enjoys working with individuals involved in the legal system as she was the Mental Health Coordinator for the 8B Drug Court Program for 5+ years.
Samuel Reighard, LMHC
Sam received his Master's Degree in counseling from Lincoln Christian Seminary in Lincoln, IL in 2009. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Iowa. Sam sees clients age 17 and up for individual, couple and family therapy. He works with clients experiencing a wide variety of issues. At the client's request, Sam is also able to provide Christian counseling.
Amanda Older, LMHC
Amanda earned her Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. She is a Licensed Mental Heatlh Counselor in the state of Iowa. She has a general therapy practice and will work with clients experiencing a wide variety of issues, age 5 and up for individual, family and couple therapy.
When you call, you can tell us who you would like to schedule with, or we can help you find the best therapeutic fit :)