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Therapists in Des Moines

Donald V Hall, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW, BCD, ACSW
“During my 20 plus years as a therapist, my practice has been focused on a wide variety of relationship issues including divorce, family conflict and sexual dysfunction. I also have a great deal of experience working with work/employment issues as these relationships can have a significant impact on one's life. Anxiety, depression, and the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder are issues that further impact the quality of one's relationships with one's family, friends, and co-workers.
(515) 462-0682
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Gina Campbell, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MDiv
“The focus of my practice is helping women grow, heal and thrive at all stages of life. I know that being a woman in today’s world can sometimes be overwhelming with many challenges, choices and roles to play. Women come to me seeking help for a wide variety of issues. The most common areas involve life transitions and periods of adjustment which can often result in confusion, anxiety and/or depression. I have experience helping women with relationship issues, spirituality, anxiety, depression, stress management, career/work concerns, loss and grief, post-partum concerns, parenting and personal growth.
(515) 512-4254
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Harriett Dickey-Chasins, Psychologist  in Des Moines
“Are life's challenges holding you back? I can help you find creative, healing, and practical solutions. With over 20 years' experience assisting individuals and couples, I will bring support, respect, skill, confidentiality, and a customized approach to our work. I treat a broad range of issues, and I also specialize in the following areas: LGBTQA clients * Self-concept and identity-development * Recovery from identity-targeted prejudice and discrimination * Relationships and couples counseling * Anxiety * Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) * College students
(515) 393-6316
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
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
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
Nan King, Counselor  in Des Moines
“I provide a personalized approach tailored to each persons needs to help you attain the personal growth you desire. Most people experience difficulties at some point in their lives. If you are experiencing problems, there is hope. Counseling provides a safe, warm, supportive relationship where you can openly share your thoughts and feelings, find support, and learn new strategies for coping with situations and emotions. My desire is to work with you to develop new patterns in your life that can lead to healthier coping skills, increased confidence, and a greater sense of purpose and meaning in your life.
(515) 778-4440
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
LSI, Counselor  in Des Moines
“LSI (Lutheran Services in Iowa) provides a range of therapy and counseling services to help families address social, emotional and behavioral issues. Services are available for young children, teens, adults and veterans. Our therapists may help if you are going through a divorce, having relationship problems or experiencing depression, anxiety or other mental health needs. We can also help parents improve family dynamics and solve conflicts with their children. We provide behavioral health intervention services and therapy for teens who are aggressive, delinquent, depressed or having trouble at home or school. We listen, we understand, and most importantly, we care.
(888) 457-4692
Des Moines, Iowa 50311
Michelle Cushman, Psychologist  in Des Moines
“It is often difficult to reach out for help when we need it, and it is common to wonder if and how therapy might help. I enjoy speaking and meeting with potential clients to explore how we could work together to achieve each client's individual goals. In therapy, I strive to provide an environment of warmth, support, and compassion in which to cultivate a deeper understanding of self and facilitate the process of change. I view therapy as a collaborative process that evolves over time to match a client's needs.
(515) 393-6402
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Shannon Damon, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
“I enjoy working with children, adolescents, and adults who are looking to improve their emotional well-being. It is my job to help make the therapy process comfortable by providing a safe environment free from judgment. My purpose is to help you determine and achieve your own goals during the course of therapy by recognizing your potential and building on your strengths.
(515) 393-4845
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
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
Ashley R Boisen, Marriage & Family Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
“I strive to provide competent, compassionate and client-centered therapy services to assist and support individuals, couples, and families in processing past issues, managing daily struggles, and working to make positive choices in the future. I believe that the relationship between the therapist and client is key in the therapy process. I specialize in working with children, adolescents and families to address relationship issues, parenting concerns, depression, anxiety, and stress and anger management. I also utilize play therapy techniques to allow child clients to express themselves in a manner best suited to their developmental capabilities.
(515) 512-5104
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW
“During my years in practice, I have noticed that many people feel like they are living their lives the way others would like them to live. This can create or contribute to depression, anxiety, and a general feeling of disconnection from oneself. Whether you're dealing with depression, anxiety, childhood or recent trauma, or sexuality issues, my work is dedicated to helping you find your most authentic voice so that you can create the life that you've always wanted to live.
(515) 274-9838
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
“Professional therapy can help create strategies to deal more effectively with life's challenges, and offers guidance and support in times of stress or crisis. The majority of my practice is dedicated to helping children, adolescents, and their families live satisfying lives by maximizing their successful functioning at home, school and in their relationships. In addition, I do offer both adult individual and couples therapy. I can help with issues related to anxiety, ADHD, depression, trauma, anger management, pervasive developmental disorder, and grief. Additional areas of expertise include marital conflict and co-parenting within blended families.
(515) 278-2978
Des Moines, Iowa 50322
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
Emily Murphy, Counselor  in Des Moines
“Welcome! My passion is working with children, young adults and their families in dealing with a wide array of issues including depression, anxiety, anger management, self-esteem, trauma, grief, divorce, and family conflict. I believe that the therapeutic process is a collaborative journey that involves the entire family. As a therapist it is a privilege to witness this journey and to offer compassion, validation, support, and education along the way. I utilize a wide variety of approaches, including play therapy, when working with clients so that each client gets exactly what they need.
(515) 393-6954
Des Moines, Iowa 50322
Amber Sampson, Marriage & Family Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
“I strive to assist clients in working toward health and healing in whatever definition they assign to wellbeing. I am a direct and active clinician that is energized by working with others to find change. I possess a strong belief that working with multiple people in therapy creates a greater level of lasting change due to the shared experiences and the understanding people gain when working together.
(515) 421-9313
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
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
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
Wendy L Solawetz, Marriage & Family Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, TLMFT
“We all need a little help along the way. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist I work with clients to obtain positive resolutions to problems and lasting hope for the future. I am a direct and active family therapist and I partner with my clients to identify challenges and resolve their problems. My experience working with clients has led me to see that raising one's understanding of the family system creates insight that leads to lasting change. Many of my clients and their families have been touched by adoption. Individual, couples and families grow when working together.
(515) 512-5022
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

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