Dr. Brandon Davis has been working as a psychologist in Grinnell since 2004 and opened Davis Psychological Services, PC in 2011. He is an Iowa native who earned his Ph.D. in Psychology from Texas A&M University. He performs psychological evaluations and does therapy for adults. Dr. Davis believes that our patterns of thinking, which are formed when we are young, affect our emotions and how we interact with others. The development of emotional insight in therapy can lead to more awareness of faulty ways of thinking and improve relationships. Factors such as faith and friendships can do a lot to improve one's mental health and quality of life. Dr. Davis wants people to feel encouraged so they will naturally pursue growth and better health. He can offer therapy from a Christian perspective for any client who wants a Christian counselor.
Rachael Stensrud graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with her Master's in Mental Health Counseling. Her passion is marital and individual counseling. Rachael believes the goal of counseling is to help individuals and marriages persevere through challenging times to find their full potential. Her therapeutic approach promotes an environment of acceptance and compassion. She believes that a positive therapeutic relationship between a therapist and client is essential to the growth process. She will work to create a collaborative, warm and comfortable environment in which clients can feel free to explore. Rachael incorporates Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) with a client-centered approach to promote a non-judgment self-acceptance, and behavior change in the areas of mindfulness, emotion regulation, relational effectiveness, and distress tolerance. Her clinical interests include couple counseling, trauma, religious and spiritual issues, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, and difficult adjustments. During her time away from Davis Psychological, she stays busy with her three children and husband.
Dawn Clements graduated from Grand Canyon University with her Master’s in Professional Counseling. Dawn enjoys working with children and adults to help them find health. Her clinical interests include families, parenting, marriage counseling, trauma, grief, anxiety, depression, and adjustment difficulties. In her free time Dawn enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children.
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