Expert Support for the Whole Child
ChildServe’s Mental Health Therapy program offers expert support to children and families who display signs of a mental health disorder. Our mental health specialists provide comprehensive assessments and mental health diagnoses, individual and family therapy for children and their caregivers, family education, and diverse group therapy opportunities that are focused on children and families and are trauma-sensitive. With the support of a licensed mental health professional, children with behavioral health concerns can build stronger social skills and greater emotional understanding through play, talk, and reflective interactions.
Why choose ChildServe?
ChildServe’s pediatric experts, including our Licensed Psychologists and Mental Health Counselors, have specialized training and knowledge to assess and care for children with developmental delays and their families.
Variety of Care Options
Our Mental Health Therapy program offers well-rounded support through developmental, medical, and mental health services. Our team of experts is trained to provide play therapy, parent-child interaction therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, dialectical behavioral therapy, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-informed therapy and art therapy.
We Know Kids
Our entire organization is built around kids! ChildServe’s specialists are experts in providing mental health therapy for children, young adults and families. Our facilities and equipment are designed to make kids feel comfortable, safe, and inspired.
Mental Health Support
Each individual in the Mental Health Therapy program receives a personalized care plan centered around their needs as determined by assessment, parent feedback, and previous testing from other qualified providers. Families who are already receiving services at ChildServe can combine Mental Health Therapy into their programs.
We Care about Families
ChildServe provides feedback, guidance, and resources to help parents and educators understand a child’s condition. Our social workers coordinate services for children who are new to ChildServe and for those already receiving support through ChildServe’s other programs. We help families transition to any other community resources that may be needed. We also recognize that keeping parents healthy and well is key to helping kids with special healthcare needs live a great life. Parents, guardians and siblings of children who receive care at ChildServe are eligible for Mental Health Therapy.
Our Team of Specialists
Who We Serve
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Phobias and Fears
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Social Skill Deficits
View Our Annual Outcomes
ChildServe regularly gathers child and family satisfaction feedback, quality reports, and census data to monitor our services and continuously improve the care and services we provide.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible to receive services from ChildServe’s Mental Health Therapy program?
Our Mental Health Therapy program serves children and young adults (toddler – 21 years old) who also display signs of a mental health disorder, and their families. This includes children and young adults with a developmental disorder.
Parents, guardians and siblings of children who receive care at ChildServe are also eligible for Mental Health Therapy. If you feel that you could benefit from speaking to a mental health professional 515-331-4518 to get started.
How do I get started?
Referrals can be made by the child’s parent/guardian, physicians, case managers, therapists, or other members of the child’s care team. To make a referral or request more information, call 515-727-8750.
Where are services provided?
Mental Health Therapy is currently offered at ChildServe in Iowa City and Johnston.
When are services provided?
Mental health support is available by appointment Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Coralville, IA 52241
2771 Oakdale Boulevard, Suite #6
Coralville, IA 52241
Johnston, IA 50131
ChildServe Center - Iowa City
ChildServe Center - Iowa City (Coral Ridge Location)
ChildServe improves the health and well-being of nearly 5,800 children each year through specialized clinical, home, and community-based programs and services. We serve children with developmental delays, disabilities, injuries, and other special healthcare needs.