Kylie Russell, LISW


Senior Clinician

"It takes a great deal of courage to reach out during vulnerable times and making the decision to seek help is a big step, which is why I focus on building a supportive and trusting therapeutic relationship in a safe environment."

Kylie Russell is passionate about helping others — especially those struggling with trauma. She has endured challenges herself and worked to overcome them.

* Please Note: Only available during pre-scheduled appointment. To request an appointment with this provider, please go here

Master of Arts, Social Work, 2019
University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

Kylie's Areas
of Expertise

Anxiety, Depression, Grief & Loss, Infertility, Life Transitions, Loneliness, PTSD, Parenting, Postpartum and Perinatal Depression, Relationships, Sports Performance, Trauma

Offering Mental Health Therapy Services For

Individuals of All Ages


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Somatic Therapy, Strengths-Based Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Trauma Informed Care

Get to Know Kylie

Selecting a mental health provider is a very personal decision. Learn a bit more about Kylie and what to expect when you or a loved one receive care with us at Covenant Family Solutions. Our mission is to unleash your potential.

Kylie Russell is passionate about helping others — especially those struggling with trauma. She too has had traumatic experiences and it impacted her self-esteem and self-worth. As a result, she endured challenges and worked to overcome them. This insight helps her relate and connect with individuals on a deeper level. Similarly, she is an empathetic person and hopes to always come off as understanding and curious — never judgmental.

Another way that she is relatable is her sense of humor. She is able to be goofy and fun in session, and believes that humor can play an important role in the therapeutic process.

Provides a safe space

In addition to being relatable, she strives to provide a safe space where people can process, explore, problem-solve, and discuss what they are going through. For this reason, she is both genuine and authentic as she guides people towards their goals. She creates a space where individuals can feel any emotion they have and where they can open up.

Collaborate with Kylie Russell

It’s important to Kylie that she walk alongside people instead of lead them. She believes in giving those she works with as much control as she has in the process so their coping skills can remain long-term. It is rewarding to her when she watches someone discover new things and succeed in areas they were previously struggling.

In her spare time, Kylie loves to spend her time traveling or curl up with a good book and her two dogs.

Request an Appointment with Kylie

Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. Congratulations on taking this first step in achieving your goals. If you have never been seen by Kylie before, please complete the form below to schedule a time to set up your first appointment. If you are a current or past client, please send us a message or call 1-888-336-9661.

Monday thru Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

515 Grand Ave #101
Ames, IA 50010

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