Cori Uitermarkt, MS, TLMHC - Ames Office
Cori graduated from Drake University in 2020, obtaining her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is currently a temporary Licensed Mental Health Counselor, under supervision while completing post-graduate hours to obtain a full license. Cori received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Central College in Pella, Iowa . While in college, she was a member of the Psi Chi Honor Society and presented research at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference.
Cori has experience with trauma, substance abuse, anxiety, depression, group therapy, and working with college students. She is trained in EMDR which is often used for individuals that have experienced trauma and a variety of other issues. Cori's clinical areas of interest include working with PTSD, substance abuse, anxiety, adjustment issues, spirituality, college students, and the LGBTQIA+ community.
Cori utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and takes a holistic approach integrated with mindfulness, art therapy, EMDR, and a person-centered approach. She believes that everyone is capable and worthy of change and growth. She also sees therapy as a collaborative process that focuses on each individual's special needs. In her free time, Cori enjoys biking, running, gardening, and spending times with her two dogs, Gus and Moose.
- Temporary Licensed Mental Health Counselor
- EMDR Trained