Joleen Frideres, Licensed Professional Counselor in Iowa

Joleen Frideres, LMHC, NCC, IADC

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My passion & life calling is to help you to live happier life, knowing you just may need a little help to get over this hump. With 20+ years of experience both professionally & "real life", I can help. My clients describe me as genuine, non-judgmental, & compassionate. You too may appreciate my gentle nudge to help you get "unstuck", by offering actual steps you can feel empowered to take.

ABOUT ME
I specialize in helping my clients find relief from anxiety & depression. I am a Certified Trauma Professional, EMDR & CBT therapist, & ADHD specialist. Being Licensed in Mental Health & Addictions, my clients like that I can help them to better understand what can feel overwhelming to them. I also offer expertise in domestic violence & criminal justice counseling, couples, & faith-based counseling, as well.
I am "hear to help"~

SPECIALTIES
Stress, Anxiety
Addictions
Relationship issues
Family conflicts
Depression
Also experienced in:
LGBT , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Abandonment , Read more…
Clinical approaches:
Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Gottman Method, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
Years of Experience: 20

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • ADHD
  • Adoption & Fostering
  • Alcohol Or Drug Use/Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Binge Eating
  • Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
  • Body Image
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bullying
  • Career
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Criminal Justice Involvement
  • Depression
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Domestic Abuse/Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief & Loss
  • Hoarding
  • Internet/Social Media Addiction
  • Law Enforcement/First Responders
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Life Coaching
  • Men's Issues
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Narcissism
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity & Weight Management
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional/Defiant Behavior
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pet Loss
  • Phobias & Fears
  • Pre-Marital & Marital Issues
  • Relationships
  • School Performance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Injury
  • Sex And/Or Pornography Addiction
  • Sex Offenders
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Identity
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spirituality
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Suicidality
  • Suicide Loss
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Violence
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Art Therapy
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy
  • Yoga Therapy

Community Specialties

  • 12-Step Programs
  • Autism
  • Hispanic Or Latino
  • Immunodisorders
  • Lgbtqia+
  • Single Parents
  • Trauma Survivors

Faith Based Specialties

  • Buddhism
  • Christianity

Fees & Insurance

Sliding Scale
Yes
Pay By
Cash, Check, Health Savings Account (HSA), Paypal, Venmo, Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Aetna
,
Alliance
,
Anthem
,
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
,
Cigna
,
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Services
,
Humana
,
Medicaid
,
Optum
,
Out Of Network
,
Self-Pay Only
,
United Healthcare
,

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
23
License(s)
License #
state
Licensed Professional Counselor
1780165282
Iowa
Board Certification(s)
NBCC National Board of Certified Counselors
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
Unversity of Nebraska
MA
1999