Bruce Buchanan, ACSW, LISW

Bruce Buchanan is the Past Chair of the Iowa Board of Social Work Examiners, and is in private practice in Des Moines at Wadle & Associates.  He is a clinical consultant for eight Human Services Agencies in Central Iowa, a Family Therapy consultant for the Greater Des Moines Child Abuse & Neglect Council, and a Diplomate in Clinical Social Work.   Bruce is a Past-President of the Association of Social Work Boards.  He is also the former Clinical Chair of the Exam Committee of the Association of Social Work Boards. He is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics.  Bruce is a nationally sought after trainer and lecturer in the areas of child and adolescent therapies, social work ethics and residential treatment programming.    Bruce was the recipient of the Iowa Chapter of NASW Social Worker of The Year for 2001.  He was the recipient of the” Star of Excellence Children’s Service Provider ” award given by Magellan Behavioral Care of Iowa for 2008

Practicing Since 1976 Accepted Insurances:
Client Description: Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Age 6 to 55 Principal
Value Behavioral
Client Focus Areas: Magellan
ADHD United Behavioral Health
Anxiety Disorders John Deere
Eating Disorder
Sexual Perpetration
Sexual Vicitimization
Troubled Adolescents
Anger Management
Gay, Lesbian Issues
Transgender Issues
Family Therapy
Loss and Grief Issues
Marital Conflict
Sex Therapy
Parenting Issues
Attachment Disorders
Personality Disorders
Chronic Pain
Life Coaching
Impulse Control Disorders
Adoption Issues
Healing Through Divorce

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