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“It's never too late to rewrite your story...

Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful parts of us.
-David Richo

Jimmarie Smiley


Founder & Owner


Imagine waking up every morning feeling like you can take on the world. How great does that feel? Now, imagine being provided with the tools to do so, and more! That is what Jimmarie wants for all of her clients. Jimmarie has worked with children and families for over twenty-five years. She believes her experiences have equipped her with a wide range of understanding regarding life’s trauma endured by families and individuals.

Jimmarie Smiley - Play Therapist - Clive, IA

All About Jimmarie

Jimmarie’s approach to therapy consists of evidence-based treatments, such as Family Systems, Mindfulness Meditation, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused, and Play Therapy. She believes Play Therapy can be speech for the silent, and a great way to improve communication between parents and their young children. With clients, Jimmarie focuses on attachment-based issues and previous trauma to help them cope with adverse issues they face on a daily basis. 


Jimmarie cares about your well-being and wants to provide you with all the tools you need in order to seize the day and learn how to tackle even the most traumatic circumstances. 



Licensure: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (KS), Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor (MO), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (IA)

Certifications: Certified Play Therapist, Nationally Certified Counselor 

Education: Webster University (CACREP Accredited) 

Specialties: Marriage, Child, and Family Therapy 

Organizations: ACA


Child/Play Therapy: $135 per 45 minutes

Individual: $150 per hour

Couples/Family: $190 per hour 


Accepted insurances:

Commercial Plans: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna and Evernorth, and Aetna

Medicaid: Kansas Medicaid, New Directions, United Healthcare Community Plan, Aetna, and Sunflower Health Plan

Jimmarie is available in-person sessions at our Clive, IA office or via telehealth for all offices.


Jimmarie works with:

Ages 3+ 

Behavioral, Attachment, and School Issues 



Attention-deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)

Relationship Issues

Peer Relationships 


Stress, Anxiety, and Depression 

Suicidal Ideation

Family Conflict 

Domestic Violence and Abuse


Coping Skills 

Marital and Premarital

Jimmarie Smiley - Play Therapist
Jimmarie Smiley - Play Therapist

"Change your mindset and your life will follow."



KS: 913-214-2022

IA: 515-349-1545



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