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About Us

Experienced Counselors

With over 50 years of combined experience, our team treats a wide range of mental health needs, serving central Iowa since 2005.

Unique Treatment Plans

We understand the frustrations of "cookie cutter" counseling. Our team works with you to develop a unique treatment plan for your life.

Safe Space

We believe the best in our clients, working from your strengths instead of focusing on weaknesses. We know sharing your story can be tough sometimes, so we work hard to treat every journey with dignity and professionalism.

Professional and Caring

Our motto is "Professional care by caring professionals." We place a high value on establishing both a compassionate relationship with our clients and establishing ourselves as trusted professionals through ongoing training and supervision.

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About Us

Experienced Counselors

With 75 years of combined experience, our team treats a wide range of mental health needs. We are proud to have served central Iowa at Adel Mental Health since 2010. 

Unique Treatment Plans

We understand the frustrations of "cookie cutter" counseling. Our team works with you to develop a unique treatment plan for your life.

Safe Space

We believe the best in our clients, working from your strengths instead of focusing on weaknesses. We know sharing your story can be tough sometimes, so we work hard to treat every journey with dignity and professionalism.

Professional and Caring

Our motto is "Professional care by caring professionals." We place a high value on establishing both a compassionate relationship with our clients and establishing ourselves as trusted professionals through ongoing training and supervision.

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • OCD

  • Addiction

  • Anger 

  • Work

  • Relationships

  • Trauma

  • Grief and Loss

  • Men and Women Issues

  • Divorce

  • Separation

  • Infidelity

  • Intimacy

  • Communication

  • Disconnection

  • Ages 8 +

  • School 

  • Behavior

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Substance use

  • Tantrums

  • Divorce/Separation

  • ADHD

  • Assessments

  • Parenting

  • Boundaries

  • Connection

  • Transitions

  • Grief

  • Trauma

  • Anger

 

Our Team

Schuyler Paxton, LMHC

Schuyler believes that people have the strength and grit to overcome whatever challenges they face. He enjoys finding creative ways to empower and support people as they navigate life's challenges.  

His work experience includes working with children, adolescents, couples, and adults. He has additional expertise on issues of sexuality, trauma, addiction, and couples counseling. He is a member of the American Counseling Association. 

Training:

  • Emotionally Focused Therapy (externship)

  • PREPARE/ENRICH facilitator

  • Solution-focused brief therapy

  • MBTI certified

  • Approved Clinical Supervision

Jennifer Kruse, LMHC

Jennifer has worked in the mental health field for 26 years and has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for over 16 years.  She earned her Bachelor's degree with a double major in Psychology and Sociology from Iowa Wesleyan College and earned Master of Arts degree in Counselor Rehabilitation at the University of Iowa. 

 

Her work experience includes working with primarily adolescents and adults.  She is a member of the American Counseling Association and the American Mental Health Counselors Association as well as the local Iowa chapter.

Deb McDerrmott, PhD

Deb has 29 years of experience in the mental health field. She earned her PhD in Counseling Psychology from Iowa State University. She has a wide range of clinical experience and is a generalist provider. She works with adolescents through older adults. 

 

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Two Convienent Locations

Adel
 

309 South 7th Street, Suite C

Adel, IA 50003

Tel: 515-993-1919

Fax: 515-993-1922

Guthrie Center
 

710 North 12th Street

Guthrie Center, IA 50115

Tel: 515-993-1919

Fax: 515-993-1922

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ADEL MENTAL HEALTH

Adel Location
309 South 7th St., Suite C
Adel, IA 50003
Guthrie Center Location
710 North 12th St5
Guthrie Center, IA 50116
Tel: 515-993-1919
Fax: 515-993-1922