Masters of Arts, Marriage and Family Therapy, August 2012
Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, IA

Bachelor of Arts in English and Minor in Creative Writing, May 2010
Mount Mercy College, Cedar Rapids, IA


Couples/Family Therapy, Anxiety/Depression, Parenting Techniques, Relationship Issues, Substance Abuse Therapy, Addictions, Anger Management, Child/Adolescent Behavioral Issues, Therapy for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Individuals
Jason Cleveland, MA, TLMFT

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Meet Jason

Jason has provided care for a wide range of individuals as well as couples and families in settings ranging from residential treatment to outpatient substance abuse treatment. He uses a solution focused approach when working with individuals, couples, and families.

Jason has experience working with Addictions (Substances and Behavioral), anxiety, anger management, depression, relational and attachment issues, child and adolescent behavioral issues, and trauma. Jason is fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and has experience working with deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals.

Jason’s experience with ASL started at Kirkwood Community College when he attended the Interpreter Training Program there. He went on to gain interpreting experience in multiple settings including the medical field, religious gatherings, and in education. Jason taught American Sign Language at Kirkwood for 10 years as an adjunct faculty member. His passion and love for ASL continues now in the mental health field working individuals with hearing impairments.

In addition to his work as a therapist, Jason is also a professional musician. He has played the drums, bass, and guitar for the past several years in several bands in the Cedar Rapids area.


Mental Health Tips From Jason

love yourself
Jason Cleveland, MA, TLMFT

Love yourself, Love others, Be loved.

When our partner, friend, or loved one does something that “smells” like past wounds, our defenses go up. The fear of repeating the past comes out looking like anger. Even though we are wanting to be close with our loved ones (spouses, children, friends, and neighbors), old wounds — both emotional and physical — often stand in the way.

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