Whether you are facing a significant life stressor or you are learning how to cope with anxiety or depression, therapy can help you grow and work towards your goals.


Women's Issues

I have worked with children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings which has provided me the opportunity to work with individuals who struggle with addiction, trauma, behavioral issues, and other mental health problems. 

Developmental/Behavioral Issues 

Individual and family therapy sessions are typically 55 minutes based on your needs. 

Shay Scholtes 

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Trauma and PTSD

​I will provide an initial assessment where I will gather information about you, including presenting problem, and family and individual history. 

Substance Abuse/Addiction

Treatment Approaches 

Shay Scholtes, LMHC CADC



Sometimes, when an individual seeks services, they are out of hope. I will work collaboratively  with you to give you hope back.

Initial assessment: $160

Individual/Family Sessions: $150/hour

Insurances Accepted: 

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Iowa

Iowa Medicaid


United Health Care

Cash, check, and credit cards are acceptable forms of payment. Payment or copayment is due at the time of the session. 

I believe in everyone's right and access to quality care regardless of financial ability so please contact me for financial options! 


Attachment Based

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Motivational Interviewing

Trauma focused


I will provide a safe, supportive space that promotes healing.