Mental Health

The Mental Health department consists of two providers; Betty Gilbert, LISW, and Amy Hammerstrom, LISW. Several different types of mental health services are provided, serving an age range from 3 years old to geriatric. Call to learn more at 712-294-5075.

Betty Gilbert, LISW

Betty Gilbert, LISW, focuses on children and adolescents. Her areas of interest are adoption, bonding issues, and coping with divorce. She is skilled in play therapy, family therapy, and bonding assessments. She also treats ADHD, anxiety, depression, childhood traumas, adjustment disorders and behavioral issues. Her warmth and compassion for children facilitates growth and healing for not only the children she sees but also for their families.

Amy Hammerstrom, LISW

Amy Hammerstrom, L.I.S.W. received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Iowa in 2011. She is a Licensed Independent Social Worker and is also a member of the National Association of Social Workers. She worked in Child Welfare and the Juvenile Justice System for twenty years prior to joining the Behavioral Science faculty at the Siouxland Medical Education Foundation in 2017. Amy specializes in the use of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) for trauma recovery. She provides individual, marital and family therapy. She holds an appointment with the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine as an Adjunct Instructor.