Cedar Rapids Behavioral Counseling and Therapy


Life Connections in Cedar Rapids, Iowa offers a variety of mental health services which help you and your loved ones build healthy relationships, learn coping and wellness tools, and reduce or manage mental health symptoms of concern in your lives. Our team of licensed, skilled mental health professionals in Cedar Rapids are passionate about providing mental health therapy, behavioral counseling, and support for a wide range of mental health and behavioral symptoms and concerns.


Our office is conveniently located in downtown Cedar Rapids with plenty of parking available nearby. This office also serves the surrounding communities in Linn County including Marion, Hiawatha, and Mt. Vernon, IA. 


Contact us today to schedule an appointment:


215 4th Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401



Mental Health Services in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Our mental health therapists based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa offer support and techniques for coping  with and managing anxiety, relationship issues, depression, trauma, mood and thought disorders, ADHD, and a wide range of other mental health concerns. Life Connections in Cedar Rapids offers counseling at our local office through individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, and marriage and couples’ therapy. Tele-Mental Health services are also available in our office locations and also from your home using your own devices.


Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS)

In addition to in-office therapy, Life Connections offers in-home Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS). Our BHIS providers provide services in the comfort of your own home and in approved school locations. Your child and family will participate in a combination of skill-building programs which target behavioral issues using evidence-based practices based on individualized treatment plan goals. Our BHIS professionals address behavioral issues and improve communication, anger management, coping, and decision making through skill-building. Children must be covered by Iowa State/Medicaid Insurance to be eligible for BHIS services.


Mental Health Waiver Services- Family and Community Support (FCS) Services and In-Home Family Therapy

Family and Community Service Providers are trained professionals on staff here at Life Connections who are making a difference in the community with their clients! FCS services provide the unique opportunity for clients to be present and interact with their communities in order to develop social skills and participate in skill-building in the moment with their provider outside of the home. Life Connections services the Iowa Mental Health Waiver with FCS services as well as in-home family therapy with trained, licensed mental health professionals.


School-Based Mental Health Therapy Services

Life Connections also offers mental health therapy services for school districts. We are able to provide a contracted full or part time therapist stationed in your district to work with students during school hours. Our school-based therapists can meet with children during school hours to support and facilitate collaborative mental health services with your local school district.


Affordable Mental Health Service Options

Obtaining counseling, therapy, or behavioral health services needed for yourself or your family has never been easier than it is today. We have you covered with private pay options, State/Medicaid acceptance, and in-network services for many private insurance companies. Feel free to call us with any insurance coverage or payment questions.


Meet our staff


Therapy Manager

Katie Shaull, LMSW

View BioKatie Shaull began her career at Life Connections in November of 2018.  Katie is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and provides individual and family counseling to adults and children as well as assessments for Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS). Katie Shaull provides tele-therapy services for our Algona and Mason City offices and is also Therapy Manager for our Cedar Rapids branch. Katie attended Mt. Mercy College where she graduated in 2007 with her bachelor’s degree in social work and a minor in psychology. She received her master’s degree in social work from St. Ambrose University in 2008. While in college, Katie interned for The Arc of East Central Iowa in Cedar Rapids, IA and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, IA. Katie specializes in depression, anxiety, adjustment related stressors, and self-harm. She works well with populations from as young as 5 years old to older adults. She is trained to provide Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Katie often draws from multiple treatment modalities to create a customized treatment plan that fits the client’s mental health goals. Katie focuses on providing therapy that is both strengths-based and person-centered.


Meet our Therapists



Meet our BHIS providers