Staff

Martin R. Edwards, Ph.D., LMFT, LMHC

Dr. Edwards received a Doctoral Degree in Counseling from North Texas State University and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Central Michigan University. He holds LMFT and LMHC licenses. He is a Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and is a general member of the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR).  Dr. Edwards covers a broad range issues, concerns and problems.  Dr. Edwards accepts most insurances, including but not limited to:  Medicaid, Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Health Care, Coventry Health Care, Midlands Choice, TRICARE, and Cigna.

 

Catherine S. Edwards, M.Ed., NCSP

Catherine Edwards received a Master’s Degree in Counseling from North Texas State University, a Master’s Degree in School Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa, and has completed doctoral coursework in School Psychology at the University of Iowa.  Catherine is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP). Catherine has provided mental health services with Area Education Agency 7 since 1975 and maintains a part time practice at CFCA.

 

Robert Boezinger, LISW

Bob Boezinger is a Licensed Independent Social Worker. He is a generalist practitioner working with individuals, couples, families, children and adolescents to address multiple issues including depression, self-esteem, anxiety, stress, anger management, marital/partner/family relational problems, work and school related issues and life transitions.  Bob has experience working with older adults and individuals from diverse backgrounds. He also has an interest and experience working in the area of domestic violence, adjustment issues, dealing with illness and chronic pain, crisis intervention and grief and loss issues throughout the life span.  Bob accepts most insurances, including but not limited to:  Medicaid, Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Health Care, and Midland’s Choice.

 

Diane Holmes, LISW

Diane Holmes is a Licensed Independent Social Worker [with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Northern Iowa and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Welfare with a minor in English from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.  Diane works with individuals, groups, couples and families living with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, trauma, abuse, relationship issues, and a variety of human problems.  She also works with individuals, families, and caregivers dealing with chronic illness, disabilities, and chronic pain, specializing in Multiple Sclerosis.  Diane uses a variety of approaches including Cognitive Behavioral and Solution-focused therapies, Trauma-informed Care and psycho-educational to develop healthy coping skills.  Diane accepts most insurances, including but not limited to:  Medicaid, Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Health Care, and Midland’s Choice.

 

Marcos Mendez, Ph.D., LMFT

Marcos Mendez is a bilingual (English and Spanish) Licenced Marriage and Family Therapist and AAMFT Approved Supervisor. He works with individuals, couples, and families in areas such as marital issues, family problems, depression, anxiety, weight and pain management, grief and loss, among others. Marcos is a trauma informed, client centered, and LGBTQ+ affirming psychotherapist, who utilizes the Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Emotionally Focused Therapy (to help clients become more mindfully aware of their inner and outer experiences, to increase their level of self-compassion, as well as to renew their commitment to their personal values). Marcos’ current two favorite books are Hold Me Tight by Sue Johnson and Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl. Marcos accepts most insurances including but not limited to Medicaid, Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Health Care, Midlands Choice, UMR, and several EAPs.

 

Melissa Thola, B.A., Organizational Communication

Melissa received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Northern Iowa in 2011.  Melissa is the Office Manager for Cedar Falls Counseling Associates.