Aryn Grywusiewicz MS, NCC, LMHC - Ames Office
Aryn comes to us originally from Denver, Colorado and now resides in Maxwell, Iowa. Aryn graduated from Walden University in 2020, obtaining her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is a National Certified Counselor and a Temporary Licensed Mental Health Counselor under supervision completing her post-graduate hours for full licensure. Aryn received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Business Administration from Chadron State College in Chadron, Nebraska.
Aryn has multiple years of experience working with adults with severe mental illness in community mental health settings by implementing skill teachings and facilitating treatment groups. Aryn has also conducted particular research regarding sports psychology in her undergraduate program, paying particular attention to student-athletes and performance anxiety. Her areas of interest are trauma and PTSD, grief and loss, anger management, depression, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, adjustment disorders, chronic pain and working with the LGBTQ+ population. She uses a cognitive-behavioral/person-centered approach. Aryn started at Ames Therapy in January of 2019 as a practicum student then continued on as an intern.
In addition to individual therapy, Aryn leads our Chronic Pain Group. She also has an interest in Worker Compensation cases and assists with Mental Health Evaluations. She is our primary contact in scheduling these evaluations.
She was also a pitcher for the Chadron State softball team for the four years she was there. In her free time, Aryn loves to make people laugh and spend time with her family
- Temporary Licensed Mental Health Counselor
- National Certified Counselor
- EMDR Trained