Last updated: 6/8/2015

Barbara Margaret Ruppel, LISW (319) 895-8124
Last Updated: 6/8/2015
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Years of Experience: N/A

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


IA - LISW [00373]

Credentials and Certifications:
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical (LCSW)

Office and Contact Information
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Center for Sexual Growth
Mount Vernon, IA 52314  

(319) 895-8124

Contact: Barbara M. Ruppel

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: By appointment
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Day
Weekends: 2 Days

Access by Wheelchair
Evening Office Hours
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Skype, etc.)
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Adoption/Foster Care Anxiety/Panic Disorders Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Depression Family Issues Gender Identity Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Parenting Issues Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Stress Suicidal Thoughts
Also serving:
Aging Anger Management Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Life Transitions Women's Issues
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Evaluation/Diagnostic Family-Based Treatment (FBT) Holistic Parent Guidance Psycho-Educational Relational Sex Therapy Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Other theoretical approaches:
Art Therapy Behavioral Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Information and Referral Mindfulness Based Approaches
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Family Systems Individual
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Online Therapy
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
Adopted College Students Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Step Families Suicidal Transgender
Children of Divorce
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Irish Pacific Islander
Professional Associations
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $95
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $95

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families

TRICARE Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield (Alliance Select Iowa)
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield