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Jessica Pladsen, MA, LMFT



Jessica has years of experience working in a variety of settings supporting individuals, families, and children. She has experience working with anxiety, anger management, depression, relational and attachment issues, child and adolescent behavioral issues, and trauma. Jessica is currently working on becoming a Registered Play Therapist.


Jessica utilizes her educational experience and training in marital and family therapy, play therapy (Autplay), sandtray, and EMDR to support the desired change toward wellness and mental health. She takes an individual approach to fit unique strengths, goals, and circumstances.  



Masters of Arts, Marriage and Family Therapy, December 2012

Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, IA


Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Sociology (minor), May 2008

Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, IA


  • Anxiety

  • Depression and other mood disorders

  • Relational and attachment issues

  • Childhood behavioral issues

  • Inner conflict

  • Trauma 

  • Parenting