Eric Coon, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Eric Coon, LMHC is a licensed mental health counselor with a passion for working with children and adolescents. Eric believes in strength-based models of therapy with a focus on trauma-informed care. Eric also values the inclusion of caregivers and additional systems that provide care to the individual to support the generalization of treatment across multiple settings.

Eric provides outpatient therapy and is trained in a variety of evidenced-based treatments, including Parent and Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

As a former foster care provider, Eric is fluent in the many challenges of raising a child and navigating the various systems of care that can be involved in complex parenting situations. He is also a proud father to a dog who has ambitions of becoming a well-trained therapy dog in the future.

After completing his undergraduate degree at the University of Iowa, Eric moved to Denver Colorado. He worked as a case manager in the Developmental Disability field for 10 years before returning to obtain his Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Community Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University in Denver.

He continued working in nonprofits and community mental health settings in Denver before coming back to Iowa to be closer to his growing extended family.

Eric joined Magnolia Connection in February 2024.