I’m Ann Gavin, LMFT

Cedar Rapids Counseling Center: Experience Lasting Change

Feeling stuck? Frustrated? Hopeless? I can help.


Now Offering Online Counseling

373 Collins Rd NE, Suite 205, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Mental Health Therapist

Ann specializes in individual, couple, and family counseling. She focuses on helping you find solutions to the many problems you are facing.


Early Morning And Evening Appointments

Ann conveniently offers appointments for early morning or evenings to help those with busy schedules.


About Ann Gavin, LMFT

I believe in the power of connection to heal from past trauma and pain. Attachment to others is wired into our brains, so working with a relatable therapist who can connect with you is important to the healing process.

I establish trust by creating an environment where you can see your life from different perspectives, utilizing several therapy methods (solution-focused brief therapy, experiential therapy, and emotion-focused therapy) to provide the best possible experience.

I see adults from all backgrounds, faiths and orientations. I have a special interest in working with people going through the grieving process, anxiety, depression, parenting struggles, and empty nesters.

I see therapy as a tool that empowers people to evolve into the best version of themselves. I am fascinated with life stories and very compassionate. I have experienced grief through the loss of a child and understand the challenges people face when they are working through that process. I have raised three children and have been married for 30 years. I enjoy being outdoors, hiking, kayaking and enjoying nature. I enjoy watching concerts, plays and sports. I am a huge Hawkeye fan, and work with Cyclone fans as well!

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Ann Gavin, LMFT Counseling Specializes In

Teen Therapy

Teenagers are going through a lot these days and this can get overwhelming for them. Ann uses humor and compassion to connect with your teen and help him or her get back on the right track.

Individual Counseling

Ann specializes in helping individuals work through current issues by helping them focus on their strenghts and helps them develop healthy emotional reactions to any given situation.

Family Therapy

Ann is specifically trained in family therapy. She focus less on trying to blame any one person in the family and instead focuses developing and fostering the emotional attachment between each member that is required for a thriving family.

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Couple Counseling

If your relationship or marriage is in need help or repair, Ann has been trained to help you to reconnect and heal from past wounds.

Ann’s counseling practice concentrations are in the following areas

Coping Skills



Behavioral Issues

Self Esteem

Mood Disorders


Trust Issues

Family Conflict

Body Image