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Feel like your true self.

Providing therapy for individuals, couples, and families in Cedar Falls, Waterloo, Cedar Valley, and virtually across Iowa.

Multiple Languages

Spanish, Bosnian, and Serbo-Croatian-speaking therapists available for your sessions.

In-Person & Virtual

Meet with your therapist in our office or from the comfort of your home.

Trauma Informed

Knowledgable, compassionate therapists who can help you move forward.

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, or are concerned about an immediate safety issue, please call 911, go to the emergency room of your local hospital, call your primary care provider, or contact The Crisis Center at 988.

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If you find yourself saying ‘it's all too much’

Trying to figure out why you feel stuck; why it’s hard to sleep; why you don’t feel a connection in your relationship – can take a toll on your physical and mental well-being.

If you are struggling with:

We help you live easier.


Our Therapy Services

We know it’s not always easy to talk about your problems, but we are here to help you feel comfortable and empowered to find real solutions to the challenges you are facing. Serving individuals, couples, families, teens, and children in Cedar Falls, Waterloo, Cedar Valley, and virtually across Iowa.

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Individual Therapy

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Couples Therapy

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Family Therapy

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Child Therapy

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Teen Therapy

Areas of Focus

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Play Therapy

Helping kids express their feelings in the way they communicate naturally.
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Anxiety Therapy

Find relief from the symptoms of anxiety and take back control of your life.
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Depression Therapy

When you want things to be different, but feel paralyzed in taking the first step.
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ADHD Therapy

Get the support and guidance you need to help you or your child thrive with ADHD.
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Trauma & PTSD Therapy

Support to help move past painful experiences and rebuild trust in your world.

It all starts here. Take the first step toward meaningful change.

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Counseling in Cedar Falls & Across Iowa

Why Work With Bijelic Counseling

I truly believe that anyone can turn things around – all it takes is a bit of support from someone that really 'gets' you.

Connecting with your therapist is the most important step of the therapy process. When you feel like your therapist ‘gets’ you – it creates a level of trust that allows you to see the possibilities of a different future; to start living your life differently – to break the patterns that are holding you back.

Having been in a therapist role for many years, I believe every individual has a unique purpose to fulfill. In establishing my practice, my vision was to create a supportive team of professionals with the experience, empathy, and compassion needed to guide individuals through the challenges they are facing.

It is our collective mission to help you find or rediscover your purpose. It might be buried under your history, your experiences, or situations – but it is there, waiting for you to take that first step.

When you’re ready to book that first call we are ready to help you find your way to a life that’s full of real joy, gratitude, and purpose.

– Luba Bijelic

Luba Bijelic Psychotherapist and Owner of Bijelic Counseling in Cedar Falls Iowa

Luba Bijelic M.A., LMHC, NCC

Chief Executive Officer, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

“Change starts with you; when you start trusting yourself, the doors of possibilities open.”

Meet Our Therapists

Find The Right Therapist To Support You

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Over the years we accumulate a lot of unfinished business

Each of the negative situations and experiences that have shaped the person you are today is like a rock that you put into a backpack and carry with you through life.

By the time you come to see me, it’s too heavy for you to carry alone.

Together, we reach in and pull out rocks, identifying, re-framing, and resolving each issue as we do.

Our Approach

Our Approach To Therapy

Together we can help you take action toward meaningful change.

We Understand Your Story.

As your therapist, building a trusting relationship with you is the most important step. Our first session is about understanding where you're at right now and where you hope to be.

We Develop A Plan.

Together, we'll take our time to establish your goals and craft a plan to achieve them. We'll explore the root of your emotions and the challenges you're facing and equip you with the right tools and strategies to help you move forward.

We Help You Process And Heal.

Together, we'll work on staying present and focused on your goals. We will celebrate your achievements and make adjustments in your plan as you get clear on what’s working for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Therapy, also referred to as psychotherapy or counseling, is a collaborative process that provides individuals with the opportunity to engage in conversations with a trained professional. It aims to address a wide range of life challenges, including emotional distress, anxiety, family issues, trauma, mood disorders, grief and loss, and difficulties in relationships. Moreover, therapy can play a beneficial role in promoting personal growth, helping individuals achieve their personal goals, and equipping them with effective coping skills to manage stress and navigate everyday problems.

We currently have the convenience of accepting insurance plans from Blue Cross Blue Shield and United Healthcare. For those who prefer not to use their insurance or have a plan we do not accept, we offer a self-pay option. Our self-pay rates are $185 for initial intake appointments and $145 for each subsequent session.

We require a minimum of 24 hours’ notice when canceling or rescheduling an appointment in order to avoid a late cancellation fee. Please contact the office to cancel or reschedule appointments.

Missed, canceled, or rescheduled appointments with less than 24 hours’ notice will incur a $100 charge for therapy visits. This is not covered by insurance and will be charged to your credit card on file.

In order to accommodate individuals seeking more affordable care, we provide the option to schedule appointments with a graduate counseling intern who is completing their internship hours at Bijelic Counseling Services under the direct supervision of a licensed therapist at our office. The rates for seeing an intern are $75 for the intake session and $55 for each additional session.

If you would like to explore your options further or have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at (319) 250-5982. Our team would be more than happy to discuss your specific needs and provide you with the necessary information.

How To Get Started

We look forward to meeting you!

Have Questions?

If you’re looking to book a session at Bijelic Counseling, please get in touch with us. Our team will answer any questions you have and book your first appointment.

Call Us

(319) 250-5982

We do not provide comprehensive 24-hour services. We do not return calls on nights or weekends. If you are calling or emailing after hours to cancel an appointment or to schedule/reschedule, please leave a message and we will do our best to contact you on the next business day.

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Bijelic Counseling

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