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Therapists in Des Moines

Iowa Center for Integrated Health Solutions, INC., Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
“We all need help sometime and I love my work as a therapist providing individual and family therapy. I am experienced in working with adults and children, and my focus is on providing a safe and supportive environment to work through conflict. I believe that we all have the ability to grow and change through the process of therapy. I value the opportunity to help you resolve issues and find ways to enhance and enrich your life.
(515) 393-2571
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Jamie L. Nelson-Kirby, Marriage & Family Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, RYT-
“I strive to help individuals, couples and families work through a variety of issues and facilitate the change they desire. I provide a safe and comfortable environment to explore their patterns and relational dynamics, while fostering personal insight and change.
(515) 200-1058
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
Emily Smith, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
“I take a compassionate, engaging, and non-judgmental approach with each of my clients. I know how distressing waiting weeks for a therapy appointment can be, so I try to see new clients the same week you call and I offer evening and Saturday appointments for your convenience. My areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, OCD, stress management, chronic pain, and emotional overeating. I can help you resolve relationship issues with loved ones and manage problems at work. I also focus on grief and loss, work/life balance, life changes, stress-related illnesses, and chronic pain.
(515) 393-2806
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Lars Peterson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
“When working with individuals, couples, or families my approach is supportive and practical. This approach is grounded in listening deeply to understand each unique situation and then tailoring my approach to match the situation and client goals. Before becoming a therapist I worked as a manager and business consultant, mediated family and community disputes, and worked with high risk youth in a diversion program. While still in graduate school I also facilitated mindfulness-based stress reduction classes.
(515) 512-5009
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Susan Honor Haines, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMHC, CADC, MS
“I understand that looking for a therapist can sometimes be challenging. When its hard to know where to turn know that I will bring to your session not only 20 years experience, but a focus on developing a client-focused environment where together we can work toward the change you are seeking - for yourself, your family and/or your relationship.
(515) 393-2570
Des Moines, Iowa 50322
John Bisenius, Counselor  in Des Moines
“I approach each person as an individual first. We all have unique experiences and strengths to help manage life's challenges. In therapy you will have a judgement free space to work through whatever challenges you may be facing. I use a variety or approached tailored to each person. I enjoy working with individuals of all ages and backgrounds as well as couples and family counseling. I believe that therapy should be a positive experience designed to help you reach your personal goals.
(515) 512-4984
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
Mark J Hillenbrand, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW
“I am trained in counseling interventions designed to positively impact stress, life adjustments and marital issues as well as psychological concerns such as addictions, depression and anxiety. I specialize in assisting individuals to overcome the challenges associated with the diagnosis of traumatic illness. I have extensive experience working with individuals, couples and families impacted by illnesses that include HIV/AIDS, Huntington's Disease and Hepatitis. I hold an independent clinical social worker license from the State of Iowa.
(515) 259-1261
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Devon Gilliland-Minard, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW
“I believe all of us manage the ups and downs of life in different ways. Through a collaborative approach, individuals can develop more effective ways to manage these issues. I enjoy working with individuals (adolescents to adults), couples, and families who desire to make changes in their lives to better themselves. I draw on many approaches to meet your needs and what will work best for you. I believe therapy should be a comfortable process where you leave feeling you have benefited in some way.
(515) 512-5902 x307
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Susan C Helkenn, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
“Every person has the ability to live a happier, more productive life--you just need the right tools! At Innovative Learning Professionals, I use proven, traditional approaches as well a more progressive, non-medication treatments to improve functioning and lives. In a positive, supportive, non-judgmental setting, I enjoy working with children, teens, and young adults to retirees. Whatever your life struggle-- ADHD, depression, worry, relationships, parenting, or just a need to talk, we can find a way for you to feel better and function more healthfully. First appointments scheduled within one to two days of call.
(515) 270-0280 x4
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Susin Bredice, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
“Making the decision to start therapy can be a very vulnerable time, whether it be for you or your child. In therapy you will have a safe and judgement free space to meet your goals. I enjoy working with children and adults to recognize strengths and build on them to assist you in meeting your well being needs. Whether you are struggling to overcome an incident or event, wanting to make specific changes in you life, or looking to improve your overall quality of life and feel better about yourself, we will work together.
(515) 512-4658
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
Molly Stagner, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW
“In my experience everyone has the opportunity for positive changes with the right tools. I can assist you in obtaining these tools to reach your goals through individual, couples or family counseling. I can effectively work with pre-teens, adolescents and adults of any race, gender or sexual orientation. My areas of specialty include: childhood and adult trauma, anxiety, domestic violence, sexual abuse, relationship issues and adolescent issues.
(515) 462-0108
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Amanda Burgod, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
“Going to therapy can be a difficult experience and it is my goal to ensure that everyone is treated with respect in a safe and judgement free environment. I enjoy working with teenagers and adults who want to improve their circumstances and emotional well- being even if they are unsure how to do this. I believe that everyone has strengths they bring to the table and my goal is to help my clients recognize the strengths within themselves as assets to achieving their goals.
(515) 212-2614
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
Zach Pacha, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
“Having spent 7 years working at a mental health center in the largest city in the state of Iowa, I am prepared for a wide array of problems that individuals face. Whether a person comes in with, "I'm at point A, get me to point B" or "I don't even no where to start!" I'm willing to help that individual. Identifying the motivating factors is part of the process. Helping people develop skills they use on their own, then seeing progress from start to finish is one of the most rewarding aspects of being a therapist.
(515) 512-5167
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Donald M. Kaesser, Psychologist  in Des Moines
“My goals are to use 25 years of direct clinical experience to help in addressing issues that have become obstacles in your life and to help you meet your goals in the context of an honest, caring and direct professional relationship. Individual therapy, couples/relationship issues, substance abuse issues, depression, anxiety, grief, aging, sexuality and sexual 'orientation' issues, as well as family matters are among the range of aspects of people's lives on which I effectively work. Counseling may be brief and problem-oriented, or involve an extended therapy depending on your needs. I enjoy individuals, couples and seniors.
(515) 981-6980
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Teresa J Gilbert, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW, SOTP
“I have a broad range of experience working with adults, pre-teens and adolescents. My areas of expertise include the issues of depression, anxiety, family conflict, marriage and divorce, mental health, sexuality, gender transition, and spirituality. I work with all races, genders, and sexual orientations.
(515) 282-3977
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Rich Webster  in Des Moines
“In meeting with a client it is important to accept the person exactly where they are, in a safe and non-judgmental space where we can explore their issues, find and nurture hope, and together work toward growth and equanimity. As a counselor, my job is to hear, accept and understand my client as a whole person and provide strategies to achieve their goals. Growth, healing and change can be challenging and may take hard work on the part of the client and the counselor. I am honored to be a part of that process with my clients.
(515) 532-5593
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Rebecca Spiess, Counselor  in Des Moines
“There are times in our lives in which we feel alone and no one could possibly understand what life is like for us. As a therapist, I find it important to understand what your life experience as been and join you in your journey to making the changes you would like to see in yourself. I provide a safe, respectful, and judgment-free place for clients to work through their conflicts and find the strength within themselves to make positive changes.
(515) 512-5118
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
Joe Nixon, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
“Do you struggle with everyday living such as relationships, getting enjoyment out of life, feeling lost, confused or disconnected from the world? If so, I would like to help. Life does not come with an instruction book and it can be a difficult journey. Every now and then we may need someone to give us guidance and help.
(515) 608-8874
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Thomas Sunderman, Counselor  in Des Moines
“I believe it is important to meet you as an individual, couple or family where you are at in your unique journey in life. During this process, I feel it's essential for you to encounter a non-judgmental, accepting and empathetic atmosphere through which you can work on areas of your life at a pace you feel comfortable with. Additionally, it is my hope that you experience a sense of empowerment and motivation to grow and move towards self-discovery.
(515) 393-4143 x6
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Ronda L Hood, Counselor  in Des Moines
“Are you burdened with constant worry, anxiety, depression or sadness? Life does not have to feel or be so hard. Do you need to make changes in your life and need help in making those changes? Do you keep running into barriers and realize that you're the one putting up those barriers? I can help you make the changes that you desire! My specialties are working with individuals with Anxiety, Depression, Addictions &/or Dual Disorders.
(515) 608-8034
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

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