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If you’re in need of a safe place to talk about your problems, we can help at Grace Counseling & Consulting LLC in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Awareness is the beginning of a behavioral change.

Life is a long journey that includes challenges meant to test our faith and character. If you’re in need of a safe place to talk about your problems, we can help at Grace Counseling & Consulting LLC in Fort Dodge, Iowa. We have a mental health professional with more than 20 years of experience who can provide a helpful, non-biased, and biblical perspective on issues concerning you.

Rest assured that we are committed to assisting you in every step of your healing. We will nurture your heart and help you create more positive relationships and environments in your life. If you want to employ the help of a licensed mental health therapist, schedule an appointment with us now.


A Safe and Warm Place To Turn To

We established this business with our future clients’ needs in mind. We understand that sometimes, people need a safe place to talk about their worries with individuals outside of their family, social network, or professional circle. We can lend our ears and offer professional and compassionate advice.

Our counselor has a great sense of humor and is easy to talk to. He values faith, generosity, and fairness. You can look forward to a warm and laidback atmosphere when you work with us.

Why Grace Counseling & Consulting LLC? 

Grace Counseling & Consulting LLC started with you in mind. People come to therapy when their typical ways of solving problems and coping with stress are not working. Since your therapist is not involved in your family, social network, or professional circle, at Grace Counseling & Consulting LLC, we can provide a helpful, non-biased and biblical perspective on the issues concerning you.

Here at Grace Counseling & Consulting LLC, we are committed to providing inclusive mental health care to assist you every step of the way. We will nurture your heart and help you create more positive relationships and environments in your life.

We recognize that people have problems; millions of people suffer from anxiety, depression, or other mental health disorders. These problems can come about because of physiology, social environmental influences, and psychological pressures. However, we believe that life is all about relationships and counselors are called to help when we have difficulty managing these relationships. 

Whether it is the relationship that we have with ourselves, our children, our spouse or even our relationship with God, all require patience, wisdom, and faith to be successful. A therapist is trained to help you work through problems in a non-judgmental, supportive way. Each year, many find hope, in the journey of recovery, we will walk side by side with you in this journey.

You are not alone. Grace Counseling & Consulting LLC is a safe place to talk, making lasting impact on every client.


To begin working toward your goals and living your best life, please contact us to make an appointment. You may also call us 24/7 at our confidential and dedicated phone number 515-206-1662, you will hear from us within 24 hours.

Mental health counseling is often covered by health insurance. You can call the customer service number on your insurance card to find out about your plan's coverage for therapy. If you find your insurance does not cover, do not hesitate, together we will find a solution. No one will be denied access to their care.

A Message From Dr. Jim Seward 

"Hi! And thank you for perusing my business’ website. I am a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC, #00946) in the state of Iowa. I have been since 2006. I have been in the social services field for over 30 years, in a variety of fields; ministry, military, law enforcement, case management, optional education counselor, clinician, administration, senior level executive, direct care, substance abuse. I have worked in a diverse arena and it had sharpened my human interaction skills.

Grace Counseling & Consulting (GCC) is established for others to find a safe place to talk, as well as make a lasting difference in the lives of others. Grace Counseling & Consulting offers Christ base counseling to those who request it and uses biblical belief system as a stable foundation as I provide for many cognitive behavior therapy, dialectic behavioral therapy, mindfulness, motivational interviewing. I want to nurture the hearts of clients by using Howard Glasser’s Nurture Heart Approach (I am an Advance Trainer) and assist parents with children by using Dr. Matthew Johnson’s Positive Parenting with a Plan. As well as discover others adverse childhood experiences score to assist them to overcome their childhood. I believe much of our adulthood is surviving our childhood.

The consulting area of GCC includes presentations to business on team building, dealing with difficult employers, substance abuse, workplace stress and many other requested topics. Groups on self-awareness, grief, Nurtured Heart Approach, Positive Parenting with a Plan, Anger management, and aggression.

To learn more please email me at or call 515-206-1662."

Mission Statement

Making a lasting difference in the life of others. 

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