Mary L. Oetter

101 E 22nd St.
Atlantic, Iowa 50022
Phone: 402-960-2285
[email protected]


  • Individual Therapy

  • Group Therapy

  • Telehealth Services

Licensed Independent Social Worker
Master of Social Work
Clinical Consultant

 University of Nebraska at Omaha, Masters in Social Work, Omaha, NE December 1996

Mary is currently providing a group to the Parents as Partners program.  She is in the process of developing relaxation and grief groups at both the Atlantic and Council Bluffs locations.  She is a consultant for the Therapy Place Inc., clinic program having recently retired from her Clinic Director position.  Mary and her friend Deborra Smith, LISW, developed the idea of Therapy Place at a kitchen table in rural Iowa in 2000 and it has been her passion ever since. Mary is a systems thinker and looks at the many ways in which people are affected by their circumstances.  She is also a people first social worker and starts where the client is.  Mary is a spiritual person who enjoys photography and her friends and family.   Mary always has a smile for those who come through the doors.