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Our Providers

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Annika O'Melia, LISW, LCSW

Welcome. I am so glad you are here.
 
It's not easy to admit that we are struggling, that we don't have it all figured out, that the pain of the past is impacting our present, that our anxiety is stealing our joy, that our relationships feel disconnected. But hold onto hope because the pain of our present circumstances can become the foundation for deep and lasting change that brings us closer to living the lives we envision.
 
I chose the lotus for the Quad City Psychotherapy logo because it represents something beautiful arising from the mud.
 
No mud. No lotus. 
 
Or as the poet Rumi said so beautifully, "The wound is where the light enters you." 

I would be honored to work with you as you transform your suffering into greater power, purpose and presence. 

I primarily work with adult women. I utilize Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, Internal Family Systems, Exposure and Response Prevention and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. 

Location

Psychotherapist & Practice Owner

Specialties

- General Anxiety
- Panic Attacks
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Complex Trauma
- Phobias
- Self-worth
- Co-dependency

 

Bettendorf Office
Telehealth

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Amanda Southwell, LISW, LCSW, CADC

It takes tremendous courage and strength to seek out therapy, I am honored that you are considering me to support you. I became a therapist to help provide hope by empowering my clients to reach their goals, identifying personal strengths, and developing healthy methods to cope with the challenges life gives us. Sessions are held in a comforting and compassionate environment and individualized for your expressed needs. I welcome clients ages 14 and up and specialize in supporting clients and/or the families of those who are struggling with perinatal mood disorders, addiction, codependency, anxiety, and depression.

 

Some of the specific methodologies I employ include therapeutic techniques including mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and solution focused therapy.  

 

I have worked in a variety of therapeutic environments over the last 12 years including partial hospitalization programs for mental health and substance abuse, residential adolescent treatment and private practice therapy. 

 

Congratulations on taking the first step on your journey, I would be honored if you chose me to support you!

Location

Southwell Counseling & Consulting, PLLC

Specialties

- Perinatal Mood Disorders
- Transition to Parenthood
- Birth Trauma
- Infertility 
- Anxiety
- Trauma
- Adult Children of Alcoholics

Bettendorf Office
Telehealth

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Kerry Goldsberry, LMSW

Hello and welcome! I’m so glad you’re here.
 

Are you experiencing a life transition that has shifted the way you normally operate? Maybe you’ve recently become a parent and are learning to balance the responsibilities of work and home. Perhaps the career you’ve had for years is no longer fulfilling, and you’re not sure what to do next. Or maybe you’ve noticed feelings of anxiety and depression and your old coping strategies are no longer serving you. Together we can create the change you want to see.

I hold a Master of Social Work degree from St. Ambrose University, and am licensed by the State of Iowa Board of Social Work. In addition to this, I hold a Master of Business Administration from the University of Iowa and I have extensive experience navigating corporate environments.
 

I use a holistic approach, centered around your unique strengths and needs. I will likely incorporate methods such as mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy, motivational interviewing, and cognitive behavioral therapy. We will work together to set meaningful goals to help you live a life in line with your personal values.
 

I work with people at all stages of life. It would be an honor to support you on your mental health journey.

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Specialties

- Anxiety
- Depression
- Neurodivergence
- Self-esteem



 

Bettendorf Office
Telehealth

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Christine Giorgio-Cahalan, LMFT

There are many forms of hardship in life. Despite our best efforts, good intentions and caring hearts, we may find ourselves feeling stuck, confused, isolated, angry, or hurt. Sometimes our instinctual response to hardship gets in the way of the life and relationships we desire. Navigating difficult life experiences, improving relationships, and managing mental health symptoms often involve behaviors and skills that may not come naturally and require us to step out of our comfort zone.
 
As a therapist, I provide a comfortable space for clients to explore their situation, identify goals, develop strengths, and learn new skills. Together we move through a process of healing, growth, and reclaiming.
 
Many clients say “I’m not myself,” when I first meet them. One of my favorite moments as a therapist, is to hear a client say “I feel like me again,” or “I’m living again.”
 
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 10 years of experience providing mental health services. I draw from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems Therapy, and Emotionally Focused Therapy.

Location

Christine Giorgio-Cahalan Private Practice

Specialties

Couple work

 

Bettendorf Office
Telehealth

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Betsy Sommer, LMSW

Welcome! I am so glad we have connected.

 

Life can be challenging, complex, and beautiful. It is full of the unexpected. As a therapist, I believe in each person’s ability to overcome obstacles, find hope in disappointment, heal their relationships, and create the kind of life they desire. Therapy is a process, and it takes time. I consider it an honor to hold space for my clients and walk alongside of them during their healing journeys.

 

I strive to create a therapeutic connection that is built around safety, acceptance, and trust. When working with clients, I often think of the quote by Carl Jung, “The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no one recipe for living that suits all cases.” Each person has their own unique path to follow. Therefore, I collaboratively engage with clients to help them identify their personal goals and explore what treatment methods would work best for them.

 

I utilize a holistic approach with my clients. I recognize that to be healthy involves the whole person – our body, mind, spirit, and emotions. I incorporate treatment methods such as Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, EMDR, Motivational Interviewing, and Trauma Informed Care with a special interest in Polyvagal Theory and Somatic Experiencing.

 

I would love the opportunity to support you through life’s transitions, trials, and triumphs.

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Specialties

Women's Issues
EMDR
Anxiety
Prenatal & Postpartum
Life Transitions
College
LGBTQIA+

 

Bettendorf Office
Telehealth

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Lori Kornack, M.A., QMHP


When facing a stressful life experience or traumatic event that is causing significant emotional distress, you may realize that working through it alone or talking with family and friends isn't enough to bring relief. Whether you're facing a difficult life situation or unhelpful or unhealthy patterns that continue to present themselves in your life, I offer a warm, safe, and nurturing environment for personal exploration, emotional healing and finding new ways to manage more effectively. I strive to instill hope while empowering my clients to utilize their own innate strength and power to make meaningful changes in their lives.
 
I help adults in all life stages struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship conflicts, complex trauma, life transitions, unresolved grief, and mood and personality disorders. I use an Internal Family Systems informed approach, while also drawing from Mindfulness, Compassion, Cognitive Behavioral and Dialectical Behavior approaches, to facilitate healing and change.
 
I obtained my Masters in school and clinical mental health counseling from Adams State University in 2021 and have a broad range of experience working in school, PHP/IOP, and outpatient mental health settings. 
 
It would be an honor to help you work towards the healing and transformations you want to see.

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Specialties

Depression

Life Transitions

Interpersonal challenges

Developmental and Complex Trauma

General Anxiety

Self-worth

Bettendorf Office
Telehealth

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Stacilyn Nauman, LMHC

Welcome,

It is so wonderful to connect with you as you begin your journey navigating therapy and what next steps to take for your mental health. This process takes courage. 

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 12 years experience as a therapist.  I use many elements of different theoretical concepts and tailor them to your therapeutic needs, including CBT, DBT, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, person-centered therapy, solutions focused therapy, and a strength based approach.  I believe we all have our own strengths and I will help you to draw on your strengths and to develop even more skills that you can utilize to promote change.

I believe in the importance of the therapeutic relationship and that this, in itself, is where healing can begin.  In his work, Carl Rogers emphasized the importance of authenticity, unconditional positive regard, and empathy.  I will work to create a positive, collaborative space for you to explore and grow. 

I primarily work with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, life changes/transitions, grief, and self-esteem.  I generally work with ages 10 and older.   I have experience working with individuals of all ages struggling with anxiety and love helping them to find tools to manage and overcome their anxiety.   I enjoy working with young adults adapting to college life as well as working with moms adjusting to motherhood.   

Location

Nauman Psychotherapy, PLLC

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- Ages 10 and Up

- Anxiety

- Depression
- Life Transitions

- Grief

- Self-esteem

- College Students

- Women Adjusting to Motherhood

Bettendorf Office
Telehealth

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Rebekah Clark, LISW, LCSW

It takes a lot of strength to identify and address the difficult things in life and I'm so honored to be a part of your healing process. I have been practicing as a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist since 2004 and treat the full range of anxiety, mood and depressive disorders. I specialize in treating cases of trauma, Neurodivergence, Anxiety and work with families as well as children, ages 5 and older. 
 
As a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, I also have additional certificates in Trauma-Focused CBT as well as Medical Integrative Therapy for co-occurring disorders involving the intersection of physical and mental health. I use a Strength-Based model to empower clients to become experts in their own healing journey. This includes being given tangible tools and techniques to use outside of session, so that the client is empowered to move with power through their growth process. When requested, I am also able to incorporate faith-based Christian counseling into sessions, to enhance treatment and tap into that well of support.

Location

Twelve Stones Counseling, LLC

Specialties

-ADHD

-Autism

-Anxiety

-Depression/Mood

-Self Image

-Trauma

-Domestic Violence/Abuse

-Grief/Loss
-Christian Counseling 

-Couples/Family Work

-Children, Adolescents and Adults

Bettendorf Office
Telehealth

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Rebecca Moreno, LMHC, LCPC

Hello and Welcome,

I am Becky Moreno and I am a Mental Health Counselor and Yoga Therapist. I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois and a Master’s Degree in Counseling Education from Western Illinois University. I am trained in Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy and have completed their Mental Health Professionals Program. I have over twenty years of experience in community mental health, integrating my clinical mental health training and yoga therapy practices to successfully support people as they navigate their life challenges.

I counsel adults who experience depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, perinatal mood disorders, and childhood complex developmental trauma. I help clients identify, develop, and effectively utilize their strengths. I support clients in learning emotional balance in times of stress to live a more joyful life.

The counseling theories and techniques I use include: Trauma Informed Care, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Strengths Based Approaches, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) and yoga therapy techniques. 

Location

Nurturing Growth Yoga Therapy

Specialties

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Bettendorf Office
Telehealth

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Pamela Carlson Long, ACSW, LISW, LCSW

I provide a safe, confidential, and accepting space where you can tell your story. Courage to explore pain and suffering and willingness to be vulnerable are the touchstones to growth, healing and transformation. Together, we honor your resilience, recognize strengths, establish goals, and plan for change.

I work with adults experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, low self-esteem, phase of life and relationship issues, addiction and recovery, trauma, and illness. 

My approach is collaborative, holistic and evidence based. I draw on Internal Family Systems, Interpersonal Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Enhancement, Mindfulness approaches, and healthy living habits. I work to be culturally responsive, LGBTQ+ affirming, and social justice oriented.

I earned my MSW degree from Syracuse University in 1981 and have many years of practice experience in a variety of settings. Additionally, I enjoyed a full-time appointment teaching in an MSW program for 21 years, having recently retired. I am licensed to practice in Illinois and Iowa and see clients in the office and online.

Location

Pamela Carlson Long, PLLC

Specialties

- Addiction and Recovery

- Anxiety

- Depression

- Grief

- Trauma

- Phase of Life  

- Relationship Issues

- Low Self Esteem 

Bettendorf Office
Telehealth

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Rhonda Mcinroy, LMSW, LMHC

I worked in a health care setting for 38 years prior to private practice and have a passion for helping others attain their maximum wellness by improving their mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical health.
 
My personal and professional goal is to continue to provide counseling and consultation to Physicians and Allied Health Care professionals.
 
I worked in a Family Medicine Residency program for 29 years and had the honor of teaching residents’ behavioral science and counseling skills. The FM Residency setting provided the opportunity to gain a solid understanding of the demands of medical education, residency training, workload in a primary care office, and the stress of managing the care of patients in a full practice.
 
Over the years, I have counseled Physicians and allied health care providers through professional burnout, compassion fatigue, legal challenges, work conflicts, ethical decision making, test taking anxiety, fear of public speaking, grief recovery, domestic violence, recovery from trauma, suicide prevention, substance abuse recovery, sleep problems, health problems, work life balance, career decisions, and relationship challenges.

Location

Mcinroy Counseling & Consulting, LLP

Specialties

- Medical Providers
- Depression
- Anxiety
- Burnout
- Grief & Loss

 

Bettendorf Office
Telehealth

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Betsy Zmuda-Swanson, LISW, LCSW, SEP

The fact that you are actively searching out a therapist indicates you have an inner sense and a desire to change. A sense your life could be different. Better. Getting from where you are to where you want to be is waiting for you. We will form a partnership using your material, your history, your particular unique autobiographical data and my skills.
 
I work with people who struggle with despair, depression, and anxiety who want to feel more energy, hopefulness and develop solid abilities. I offer sessions and teach skills so you can reach for what you want, have success in relationships, and greatly improve your life. 

I trained in Systems Theory originally and have added many skillsets via the ever expanding field of psychology and psychotherapuetic techniques. My favorite therapies are those that bring the best results. My prized skills are those that help the client to unfold and expand, with supporting their resources yet addressing the persons hard old ways of living that no longer work. Both Bodynamics and Somatic Experiencing work to hone deeper more rewarding ways of living.

Location

Elizabeth Zmuda-Swanson

Specialties

- Somatic Experiencing
- Disordered Eating
- Bodynamics

 

Bettendorf Office
Telehealth

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Sabrina Bailey, CADC, Graduate Student Intern

I’m glad you made it here!

My name is Sabrina Bailey, and I am an intern at Quad City Psychotherapy. I’m in my final year of graduate school through Boise State University. I completed my bachelor’s degree in psychology from Troy University in 2021. 

I am an Air Force veteran and have spent the last 10 years working with service members as a mental health technician and substance abuse counselor. I feel drawn to helping others through challenging times and truly feel I was made for this work. I know that seeking out therapy can feel overwhelming. It can seem like one more daunting task when there are already so many things on your plate, and I realize trusting a stranger can be very difficult when you’ve maybe been let down in the past. That’s why I put a lot of emphasis on building the client-therapist relationship. I hope my calm and soothing energy will make many people feel safe, accepted, and supported through our work together.

My experience to date has primarily been with adults experiencing anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, phase of life issues, and addiction. I have experience incorporating techniques from Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

The Buddhist Philosopher Nichiren Daishonin once said, “Enjoy what there is to enjoy, suffer what there is to suffer. Regard both suffering and joy as facts of life…” Although we can’t prevent suffering or pain from happening, I hope to help people learn to bring more awareness and balance into their life. 

Location

Boise State University School of Social Work

Interests

- DBT
- Mindfulness
- Young adults
- Adults



 

Bettendorf Office
Telehealth

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Shauna Moreno, Graduate Student Intern

My name is Shauna Moreno, and I am a Masters-level Intern at Quad City Psychotherapy. I will receive my Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Northwestern University in 2024. Prior to graduate school, I earned my undergraduate degree in Philosophy from the University of Illinois-Chicago. Upon graduation, I entered the field of Human Resources and spent 10 years in Corporate America supporting the growth and development of employees as they moved through their careers. I really enjoyed my experience in the corporate setting, but desired to support people on a deeper, more meaningful level.
 
My current work is grounded in psychodynamic theory, exploring early life experiences, attachment styles, and defensive mechanisms to help clients notice how past experiences often influence present behavior. This approach allows us to understand why we do the things we do and provides space for us to make intentional decisions that improve our relationships and lead to healthier, more fulfilling lives.
 
I primarily work with adults who are experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship issues, addiction, low self-esteem, and those struggling with difficult life transitions. It is important to me, that you feel heard, validated, and safe in the therapy space whether we meet in person or through telehealth. Making the decision to improve your well-being is a wonderful step and I’d be honored to walk alongside you on your journey.

Location

Northwestern University , Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Interests

- Adults
- Anxiety

- Depression
- Relationship issues

- Addiction
- Low self-esteem
- Life Transitions



 

Bettendorf Office
Telehealth

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