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Therapists in Des Moines

LifeWorks, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
“Inspired by Greg L. Gaul, LISW. LifeWorks was founded in 2000 and provides therapy and other counseling services to clients in Des Moines and surrounding communities. We are committed to providing excellence in the provision of mental health and educational services to the communities of Central Iowa in order to promote healthy relationships and family functioning.
(515) 512-5829
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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
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
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
CALM, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
“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) 554-0878
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
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
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
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.
(866) 840-5053
Des Moines, Iowa 50311
Mardi Barnes, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
“I offer convenient evening and weekend appointments. We are all capable of making changes. Setting small goals can lead to larger life improvements. I have had the privilege of working with people from all walks of life and have seen amazing growth and change over my 12+ years of practicing as a clinical social worker. If we do nothing to make change, life stays the same, with the same problems. It takes courage to look at ourselves and work on the things that drag us down. Together we'll build on your strengths to help meet your goals.
(515) 619-5862
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
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 x2
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Andrea J Gustafson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
“Welcome, I know the first steps in asking for help can be challenging and I am glad you are exploring the possibility of counseling and how it can enhance your life. Most people exprience difficulty or obstacles at some point in life, the good news that difficulty doesn't have to be permanent. I strive to create an environment where people can express themselves, learn more about themselves, challenge themselves, and overcome life's obstacles. No obstacle is too small or too big for us to tackle together.
(515) 777-1209
Des Moines, Iowa 50322
Ashley Stavig, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LMHC
“Ashley is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who utilizes a range of modalities to help address areas of concern including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety and trauma. Ashley believes therapy is a process in which the therapist and client collaborate to create positive change. Her professional training includes working with adults with co-occurring disorders as well as working with children conducting school-based mental health. Her experiences have taught her to effectively work with children, adolescents, and adults. Therapy is a time to address underlying issues so you can reach your goals and enjoy life!
(515) 512-4306
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
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
Counseling Associates of Central Iowa, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
“We are a group of experienced, caring professionals who are committed to collaborate and meet you at your specific place in life. We can provide support and guidance by empowering you to develop the strength, wisdom and courage to cope with the challenges in your life. Whether you are struggling with a difficult life situation or need some encouragement and understanding to help you make personal changes, we can help. Please call or email us for an individual or couples therapy consultation today.
(515) 619-5250
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
Amanda Bocock, Marriage & Family Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, t-LMFT
“I see clients as a people first, problems last. Everyone experiences difficulties and stressors in life. Sometimes families need an unbiased and supportive approach that infuses new energy into making change. I look to provide a direct yet relaxed approach to serving my clients. I possess a strong belief that working with multiple people in a client's life creates a greater level of lasting change due to the shared experiences and the understanding a family gains when working together.
(515) 512-4337
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
Mosaic Family Counseling Center Inc., Counselor  in Des Moines
“I have worked with a full range of ages, races and gender, I am committed to meeting the needs of all clients that come through the door. I believe that we all deserve to be happy and feel capable in life.
(515) 724-8920
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
Donald V Hall, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
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
Mike Huston, Psychologist  in Des Moines
“I understand that you are hurting and you want someone to help you feel better, stronger and more hopeful about your life. I believe the source of compassion, wisdom and strength you seek lies within you. My goal in therapy is to help you re-establish the connection with your internal resources so you can cope more effectively with your current life challenges, and then to help you heal old emotional wounds, and begin to thrive as a human being. I view psychotherapy as a path and I would be honored to serve as your guide.
(515) 619-5474
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Anna Schappaugh, Clinical Social Work/Therapist  in Des Moines
Verified by Psychology Today
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
“Are you interested in understanding yourself better? Do you have obstacles in your life that you'd like support in dealing with? Whatever the reason you are considering therapy, it is my pleasure to help you through the process of growth and change. I work most often with life transitions, grief, depression, anxiety, and self-understanding.
(561) 922-0238
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

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