Emily Smith, MSW, LISW

Social Worker
3209 Ingersoll Ave
Suite 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

Narrative of Services:

My therapy practice, Prairie Wellness, provides individual and group therapy to adolescents and adults. We specialize in OCD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, phobias, depression, and trauma. We’re a National Social Anxiety Center Regional Clinic. We also offer Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction classes and Mindfulness for Anxiety and Emotion Regulation therapy groups.

Facilities accessible by clients of all mobility levels: Yes

Training Description:

I’ve treated clients with OCD for 8 years. I’m trained in CBT, ACT, and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. I’m also a Qualified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction™ instructor. I’ve completed the University of Massachusetts Body Dysmorphic Disorder training with Sabine Wilhelm, Ph.D., ACT Boot Camp with Steve Hayes, Ph.D. and Kelly Wilson, Ph.D., Compassion-Focused Therapy training with Paul Gilbert, Ph.D., and Mindful Self-Compassion training with Kristen Neff, Ph.D. and Christopher Germer, Ph.D.

Diversity Statement:

Prairie Wellness welcomes everyone regardless of your race, religion, ethnicity, country of origin, gender identity, or sexual orientation.