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Cody Samec, MS

  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Counseling

Accepting New Patients

  • Hospital Affiliations:
    • Iowa Methodist Medical Center
    • Iowa Lutheran Hospital and Methodist West Hospital
  • Gender: Male
  • Languages Spoken:
    • English

Office Hours

  • Sun - Sat: Closed

About Cody Samec, MS

  • Buena Vista University: BA - Criminology and Human Services
  • Drake University: MS - Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling
Focus Areas
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Counseling


Cody Samec is a licensed mental health counselor. He earned his Bachelor’s degrees in Criminology & Criminal Justice and Human Services from Buena Vista University and Master’s degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling from Drake University. Cody has more than 10 years’ experience working with individuals in a variety of settings including in the home, outpatient services, and those involved in the criminal justice system. Cody believes change is possible with encouragement and positive support. He takes an eclectic approach with clients, which includes Strength Based and Cognitive Behavioral Therapeutic approaches. Cody seeks to create an open and therapeutic environment with new and ongoing clients so that everyone feels heard and their needs addressed. Cody is an Intake Therapist working with clients in a collaborative, supportive way with individual needs identified, and appropriate resources offered. His practice location is the Eyerly Ball Community Mental Health Center – Cropp Clinic in Des Moines.

Spending time with family and friends; assisting others; making a difference in the community; traveling; training/mentoring interns and new staff; analytical thinking; participating on the Justice Advisory Board and Iowa Board of Behavioral Sciences as a board member; presentations and training.