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Jeremy Barsness, CADC, Iowa Board of Certification

Area of Expertise:

Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Ames, Boone

For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please contact Ames Family Counseling & Clinic at 515.233.2250 .

Jeremy is an Outpatient Addictions Counselor at YSS, working out of the Ames, Boone, and Iowa State University offices. Jeremy previously worked at a residential facility and has a lifetime of addiction experience. Jeremy focuses on “meeting the clients where they are at,” using primarily Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. He strives to make sure his clients know that there are innumerable paths to sobriety, not just one, and his counseling is as individualized to respect the individual nature of each client.


Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Iowa State University

Specialty Areas

    Motivational Interviewing

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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