Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 2016
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Master of Arts in Social Work, 2019
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA


Anxiety/Depression, Anger Management, Child/Adolescent Behavioral Issues, Family Therapy, Parenting, and Stress Management

Meet McKenzie

McKenzie has several years of experience working with youth. This has included community work, intensive outpatient group care, and clinical practice. She has experience supporting youth and their families with issues including abuse, anger, anxiety, trauma, depression, relationships distress, and stress management. She utilizes a strengths-based approach and strives to create a therapeutic relationship to meet each client’s unique needs. 

McKenzie is extremely passionate about her work and promotes positive change with her clients using a variety of approaches, including: Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Family Systems, Solution Focused, and Strengths Based Therapy.


Mental Health Tips From McKenzie

exploring nature on hike
McKenzie Grimm, LMSW

Get Outside and Explore Nature, Your Mind Will Thank You

Calming nature sounds and views or even the silence of being outdoors creates a more peaceful environment. With less things calling our attention like school or work, your mind has a chance to relax. Being outdoors give us the opportunity to slow down and take a mental break from daily life.

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