Medical Services

Mercy Behavioral Health Clinic

Mercy Behavioral Health Clinic
1067 Ryan Ct.
Iowa City, IA 52246 
Phone 319-688-7024
Fax 319-887-2945
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(closed daily from 12 noon - 1 p.m.)

Mercy Behavioral Health Clinic
(located within Mercy Family Medicine of Muscatine)
2014 Cedarwood, Ste. 102
Muscatine, IA 52761
Phone 319-688-7024
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
All providers are accepting new patients.


Ben Jaggers, ARNP
Ben Jaggers graduated from the University of Iowa College of Nursing. He is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an advanced registered nurse practitioner specializing in psychiatry. Ben's clinical expertise is in mood and anxiety disorders, attention and hyperactive disorders, schizophrenia, neurocognitive disorders, eating and personality disorders.


Susan A. Meyer, DNP, ARNP, PMHNP-BC
Susan A. Meyer graduated from the University of Iowa College of Nursing as a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) specializing in psychiatry. Susan would like her patients to know that she values each patient as a unique individual with their own mental health challenges. She understands that dysfunction is biological, psychological, spiritual, and social in nature and strives to address these areas with medication, supportive therapy, and skills development as appropriate. She also incorporates nutrition, exercise, sleep, prayer, and meditative practices to bring all of who she is to each patient's needs in a holistic way. She is part of the broader Mercy healthcare team, and so draws on the skills of others to offer complete care through the Mercy system. She treats anxiety disorders, bipolar disorders, depressive disorders, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, personality disorders, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, sexual dysfunctions, and trauma and stress-related disorders. Her areas of interest include medication management, faith-based treatments, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), geriatric issues,  LGBTQ+ issues, and Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS)

Susan will see patients at the Muscatine location until Monday, October 21, 2019.



Lydia Mossman, LISW
Lydia graduated with a Master of Social Work from the University of Northern Iowa. She provides therapy for adults and children 12 years and older with a broad range of mental health needs. She has special interests in trauma, depression, anxiety, and working with people struggling with relational conflicts and life transitions. She has advanced training in EMDR, CBT, and DBT.

Lydia believes that what makes the practice unique is they are person centered driven practice, with empathy regard for the patients and their strengths and problems.  With seeing a patient as a patient and not a diagnosis, she believes this is the best way to keep treatment patient-centered care.  Outside of work Lydia enjoys being outdoors, doing yoga and volunteering in the community. What Lydia would like her patients to know about her is the she is constantly amazed by the strengths of her patients, and how they overcome adversity. It is a huge privilege and honor to do her job and work with her patients, she does not take this privilege lightly.


Andrew Potts, ARNP
Andy graduated from the University of St. Francis, Leach College of Nursing. He is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an advanced registered nurse practitioner specializing in psychiatry. Andy's clinical expertise is in mood disorders, personality disorders, attention and hyperactive disorders, primary psychotic disorders, telepsychiatry, and adjustment disorders in adolescents and young adults.

Andy will begin seeing patients at the Muscatine location on Monday, October 21, 2019


Margaret Butler, ARNP
Margaret Butler is a board certified advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP) specializing in psychiatry. She obtained a BA in psychology from University of MN, graduated with nursing degrees from The University of St. Catherine and Metropolitan State University and is also a graduate of Allen College.
Margaret wants her patients to know that she values working as a team with each individual who seeks her care to find the best ways to address their unique mental health concerns. Besides working with psychiatric medications to help her patients, Margaret also involves nutrition, exercise, sleep and mindfulness practice in her holistic approach. Margaret values the access to specialists within the Mercy system and surrounding community in order to collaborate in patient-centered care. Margaret sees people ages 6 and up for mental health concerns including, depression, anxiety, ADHD, mood and personality disorders.

Specialized treatment including:

  • Bipolar disorder
  • Medication management
  • Depression
  • Shame resiliency
  • Substance abuse
  • Veteran centered care
  • Predator/domestic violence
  • Life transitions
  • Relationship/couples therapy
  • Schizophrenia
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Attention deficit disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Neurocognitive disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • LGBTQ