Mental Health - Surgical Associates of Grinnell

Mental Health

At Surgical Associates, we offer access to support groups and comprehensive services that help support your overall wellness: physical, emotional, and mental.

As a licensed psychotherapist, Ms. Baechtel provides individual, couples, family and group therapy; treatment for depression, anxiety, trauma and addictions, and is an expert in the treatment of eating disorders.   She also provides Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).  EMDR is an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. EMDR is a set of standardized protocols that incorporates elements from many different treatment approaches. To date, EMDR therapy has helped millions of people of all ages relieve many types of psychological stress.

Ms. Baechtel is a member of the Surgical Associates Bariatric Treatment Team, and sees bariatric patients both pre-and post-operatively. Click to learn more about our Bariatric Services

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