Kira is a Licensed Master of Social Worker serving the Des Moines Metro and surrounding areas. She specializes in co-occurring substance use disorder and mental health therapy. Kira believes in her clients’ ability to heal and return to balance. She practices Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to invite healing and insight with her clients. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR). Kira earned her Master of Social Work from the University of Iowa in 2021 with an emphasis in individuals and families. Prior to joining Kalm Therapy Group, Kira worked with provided substance use disorder assessments to diverse populations and worked with at risk use youth. Outside of work you can find Kira spending time with her family and walking with her rescue dog named Milo. Kira enjoys exploring, hiking, and playing board games with family and friends.
Kira is currently accepting new patients and accepts Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Iowa Total Care, UHC/Optum, Amerigroup and private pay clients.