Des Moines, IA 50309
All children, teenagers, families, and adults are welcome at Hope Hall. Whether an individual or family needs help with the common challenges that many face or more complex diagnoses, YESS can help kids, families, and adults find hope for a brighter tomorrow. Our therapists work with children, individuals, and families experiencing a variety of challenges to improve quality of life, begin the healing process, and achieve successes that once seemed out of reach.
(515) 441-7581
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Des Moines, IA 50309
All children, teenagers, families, and adults are welcome at Hope Hall. Whether an individual or family needs help with the common challenges that many face or more complex diagnoses, YESS can help kids, families, and adults find hope for a brighter tomorrow. Our therapists work with children, individuals, and families experiencing a variety of challenges to improve quality of life, begin the healing process, and achieve successes that once seemed out of reach.
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
*ONLINE THERAPIST* Like you, I’ve felt like I was working really hard to keep it all balanced but was somehow only treading water. Now, I use my personal and professional experience and all the knowledge I got earning my doctorate in psychology to help you find meaningful balance. My focus is on helping you escape life’s overwhelm by teaching you step-by-step, actionable strategies proven to help you feel more relaxed and more empowered so you can thrive in your life. No crystals, no horoscopes, just proven techniques. If you feel like no matter what you do, you're never good enough, I've got your back.
(515) 444-5813
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Des Moines, IA 50309
*ONLINE THERAPIST* Like you, I’ve felt like I was working really hard to keep it all balanced but was somehow only treading water. Now, I use my personal and professional experience and all the knowledge I got earning my doctorate in psychology to help you find meaningful balance. My focus is on helping you escape life’s overwhelm by teaching you step-by-step, actionable strategies proven to help you feel more relaxed and more empowered so you can thrive in your life. No crystals, no horoscopes, just proven techniques. If you feel like no matter what you do, you're never good enough, I've got your back.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
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.
(515) 512-5104
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Des Moines, IA 50309
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.
Photo of Macy McKendree, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
I like to use empathy, humor, and some silliness to connect with clients as we work together in the therapy process. Using a strengths perspective, I work with clients to understand how their experiences shape them while working to overcome life’s challenges. I enjoy working with kids of all ages, adults, and families and have experience working with clients suffering from depression, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, trauma, and adjustment issues.
(515) 599-9055
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Des Moines, IA 50309
I like to use empathy, humor, and some silliness to connect with clients as we work together in the therapy process. Using a strengths perspective, I work with clients to understand how their experiences shape them while working to overcome life’s challenges. I enjoy working with kids of all ages, adults, and families and have experience working with clients suffering from depression, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, trauma, and adjustment issues.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
I am a passionate, open-minded, and supportive therapist who provides client-centered and compassionate therapy while exploring each client's definition of what is normal and healthy. I strive to help clients unbind fears, gain insight and acceptance, and heal emotional wounds. I specialize in individual, couple, and family therapy with an emphasis on self-discovery, mindfulness, and enhancing positive energy and interactions. I purely enjoy working with diverse clients, especially those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer etc., as well as, trauma survivors, and those who are surviving symptoms of depression and anxiety.
(515) 523-5900
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Des Moines, IA 50309
I am a passionate, open-minded, and supportive therapist who provides client-centered and compassionate therapy while exploring each client's definition of what is normal and healthy. I strive to help clients unbind fears, gain insight and acceptance, and heal emotional wounds. I specialize in individual, couple, and family therapy with an emphasis on self-discovery, mindfulness, and enhancing positive energy and interactions. I purely enjoy working with diverse clients, especially those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, queer etc., as well as, trauma survivors, and those who are surviving symptoms of depression and anxiety.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
*NOW OFFERING TELETHERAPY* "I work with adults, children, couples, and families and assist them in recognizing their inherent potential, harness their individual strengths, and overcome life's challenges. I am a Licensed Master Social Worker, currently practicing at Youth Emergency Services & Shelter. I utilize traditional and non-traditional interventions in my practice, such as CBT, EMDR, art interventions, and mindfulness. I obtained my MSW from the University of Iowa in 2018 with an emphasis in Family Centered Theory and Practice.
(515) 373-4945
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Des Moines, IA 50309
*NOW OFFERING TELETHERAPY* "I work with adults, children, couples, and families and assist them in recognizing their inherent potential, harness their individual strengths, and overcome life's challenges. I am a Licensed Master Social Worker, currently practicing at Youth Emergency Services & Shelter. I utilize traditional and non-traditional interventions in my practice, such as CBT, EMDR, art interventions, and mindfulness. I obtained my MSW from the University of Iowa in 2018 with an emphasis in Family Centered Theory and Practice.
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LMHC Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
After undergrad I moved to North Carolina where I received my M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a certificate in Marriage and Family Counseling. I was licensed in NC for two years prior to making the decision to move back to Iowa. I work with all ages, but primarily focus on ages 10 years or older, and I am comfortable with working with most diagnoses. I am a CBT therapist that will also at times use a Solution-Focused and DBT approach. I remind clients who are searching for a therapist, “Therapist are like shoes. We do not fit you all. You need to make sure you find your right fit”.
(515) 500-2619
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Des Moines, IA 50309
After undergrad I moved to North Carolina where I received my M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a certificate in Marriage and Family Counseling. I was licensed in NC for two years prior to making the decision to move back to Iowa. I work with all ages, but primarily focus on ages 10 years or older, and I am comfortable with working with most diagnoses. I am a CBT therapist that will also at times use a Solution-Focused and DBT approach. I remind clients who are searching for a therapist, “Therapist are like shoes. We do not fit you all. You need to make sure you find your right fit”.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, tLMFT Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
I provide an open and accepting environment that empowers clients to share their concerns without judgment. From a systemic perspective, I focus on helping individuals, couples and families develop a greater sense of self within their relationships, leading clients to develop and maintain healthy and sustainable relationships beyond therapy. I work with a broad range of clients including individual teenagers to older adults, couples and families, with a diverse set of problems and needs including anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, couple and marital issues, blended family problems, and many more.
(515) 393-6791
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Des Moines, IA 50309
I provide an open and accepting environment that empowers clients to share their concerns without judgment. From a systemic perspective, I focus on helping individuals, couples and families develop a greater sense of self within their relationships, leading clients to develop and maintain healthy and sustainable relationships beyond therapy. I work with a broad range of clients including individual teenagers to older adults, couples and families, with a diverse set of problems and needs including anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, couple and marital issues, blended family problems, and many more.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
I am passionate about coming alongside individuals, families, and couples from all walks of life to work through difficult feelings and life situations. I believe that clients are the experts on themselves, and approaches therapy as a learner and a partner. I strive to work with clients to help them gain new insights and skills to resolve concerns and instill hope for the future. I am willing to work as hard as my clients to help them achieve whatever goals they set for themselves and believe that a positive relationship between therapist and client is key to reaching those goals successfully.
(515) 454-1319
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Des Moines, IA 50309
I am passionate about coming alongside individuals, families, and couples from all walks of life to work through difficult feelings and life situations. I believe that clients are the experts on themselves, and approaches therapy as a learner and a partner. I strive to work with clients to help them gain new insights and skills to resolve concerns and instill hope for the future. I am willing to work as hard as my clients to help them achieve whatever goals they set for themselves and believe that a positive relationship between therapist and client is key to reaching those goals successfully.
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Counselor, MA, LMHC, RPT Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
Hello! My name is Andrea Vignovich (she/her) and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). An important part of my therapeutic role is to meet you where you are on your journey toward emotional wellness and stability. I believe empathy, empowerment, and connection can help lead you toward your personal goals. In counseling, it is pivotal to create a safe and open space for you to foster growth and learning in yourself and your goals. Seeking counseling can be scary and challenging, however, it can also be rewarding and its effects are long-lasting. I hope to join you on your journey of growth and emotional wellbeing.
(515) 217-6983
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Des Moines, IA 50309
Hello! My name is Andrea Vignovich (she/her) and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). An important part of my therapeutic role is to meet you where you are on your journey toward emotional wellness and stability. I believe empathy, empowerment, and connection can help lead you toward your personal goals. In counseling, it is pivotal to create a safe and open space for you to foster growth and learning in yourself and your goals. Seeking counseling can be scary and challenging, however, it can also be rewarding and its effects are long-lasting. I hope to join you on your journey of growth and emotional wellbeing.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
I enjoy working with children, adolescents, adults, and families on a variety of challenges. I especially enjoy working with youth under the age of 10 using play-based interventions. Play therapy is an approach to counseling that allows children to use toys and other play materials to express their thoughts and feelings. I am currently working towards becoming a registered play therapist and have many hours of specialized training in play therapy techniques.
(515) 512-5996
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Des Moines, IA 50309
I enjoy working with children, adolescents, adults, and families on a variety of challenges. I especially enjoy working with youth under the age of 10 using play-based interventions. Play therapy is an approach to counseling that allows children to use toys and other play materials to express their thoughts and feelings. I am currently working towards becoming a registered play therapist and have many hours of specialized training in play therapy techniques.
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Counselor, LMHC Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
**NOW ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** Hello! My name is Kenlyn, and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). I feel my role is to walk alongside you as you come to deeply know yourself and heal from the inside out. A strength of mine is facilitating a safe, open space to address pain, emotional distress, life difficulties, relational concerns, and any other areas we determine are important in enhancing emotional balance and well-being. My approach is collaborative and enthusiastic, and I find such meaning in helping you feel deeply known, valued, and understood. Start today in creating the life you want.
(515) 361-7515
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Des Moines, IA 50309
**NOW ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** Hello! My name is Kenlyn, and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). I feel my role is to walk alongside you as you come to deeply know yourself and heal from the inside out. A strength of mine is facilitating a safe, open space to address pain, emotional distress, life difficulties, relational concerns, and any other areas we determine are important in enhancing emotional balance and well-being. My approach is collaborative and enthusiastic, and I find such meaning in helping you feel deeply known, valued, and understood. Start today in creating the life you want.
Photo of Jasmin C Higgins, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
As the world around us is rapidly changing, some things remain the same. One of those things is our innate need to feel supported, heard, and understood. This is our first and most important goal in therapy.
(515) 316-2039
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Des Moines, IA 50309
As the world around us is rapidly changing, some things remain the same. One of those things is our innate need to feel supported, heard, and understood. This is our first and most important goal in therapy.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
Sampson Family Therapy Services staff strive to engage in a collaborative process with clients, coworkers, and the community to welcome growth, embrace strengths and successes, and acknowledge our role in making wellness a priority for others and ourselves. We work with many client needs and make it a priority to provide attentive and consistently accessible therapy services. It is the mission of Sampson Family Therapy Services, LLC to embody a dynamic and progressive therapeutic service environment for the cultivation of health and well-being for clients served, employees, and the community at large.
(515) 421-9313
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Des Moines, IA 50309
Sampson Family Therapy Services staff strive to engage in a collaborative process with clients, coworkers, and the community to welcome growth, embrace strengths and successes, and acknowledge our role in making wellness a priority for others and ourselves. We work with many client needs and make it a priority to provide attentive and consistently accessible therapy services. It is the mission of Sampson Family Therapy Services, LLC to embody a dynamic and progressive therapeutic service environment for the cultivation of health and well-being for clients served, employees, and the community at large.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
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 to create insight that leads to lasting change. Many of my clients and their families have been touched by adoption or suffered a pregnancy loss. Individual, couples and families grow when working together.
(515) 512-5022
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Des Moines, IA 50309
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 to create insight that leads to lasting change. Many of my clients and their families have been touched by adoption or suffered a pregnancy loss. Individual, couples and families grow when working together.
Photo of Carol Mensink, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
I am passionate about helping Iowa children, adults and families find their path to hope and healing. I provide clients with a safe, nonjudgmental therapy space where they can feel comfortable building the skills they need to thrive and take care of their mental health. Together, we build a treatment plan that works best for them and help clients achieve their personal goals. I have experience working with a range of clients concerns including Trauma Informed Care, play centered therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and strength-based therapy. I am trained as an EMDR therapist, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing.
(515) 325-5806
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Des Moines, IA 50309
I am passionate about helping Iowa children, adults and families find their path to hope and healing. I provide clients with a safe, nonjudgmental therapy space where they can feel comfortable building the skills they need to thrive and take care of their mental health. Together, we build a treatment plan that works best for them and help clients achieve their personal goals. I have experience working with a range of clients concerns including Trauma Informed Care, play centered therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and strength-based therapy. I am trained as an EMDR therapist, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing.
Photo of Nese Larsen, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
I graduated from Aurora University in Illinois in 2008 with an MSW (Masters in Social Work). I have experience with child-centered play therapy through my work in early intervention and treatment for autism spectrum disorder and children with disabilities. I incorporate the CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) framework as well as integrative health practices such as mindfulness techniques and yoga through my work in school-based and mental health counseling. I use a strengths-based perspective with families addressing the rewards and challenges of parenting. Play is how children process the world, and I love using play to heal.
(515) 375-1125 x5093
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Des Moines, IA 50309
I graduated from Aurora University in Illinois in 2008 with an MSW (Masters in Social Work). I have experience with child-centered play therapy through my work in early intervention and treatment for autism spectrum disorder and children with disabilities. I incorporate the CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) framework as well as integrative health practices such as mindfulness techniques and yoga through my work in school-based and mental health counseling. I use a strengths-based perspective with families addressing the rewards and challenges of parenting. Play is how children process the world, and I love using play to heal.
Photo of Chelsea Cleveland, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MS, LMHC Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
I always feel honored when a client or family invites me into their journey through the therapeutic process. Everyone has difficult experiences, some of which can shape them in ways they never wanted. I love walking alongside clients to help restore freedom and parts of themselves that they lost somewhere along the line. It is my privilege to watch clients leave behind things they no longer need—be that an unhealthy view of themselves, behavioral patterns that lead to inauthentic relationships, difficulty in handling emotions, or anything else that hinders clients from stepping into everything they want to become.
(515) 531-5121
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Des Moines, IA 50309
I always feel honored when a client or family invites me into their journey through the therapeutic process. Everyone has difficult experiences, some of which can shape them in ways they never wanted. I love walking alongside clients to help restore freedom and parts of themselves that they lost somewhere along the line. It is my privilege to watch clients leave behind things they no longer need—be that an unhealthy view of themselves, behavioral patterns that lead to inauthentic relationships, difficulty in handling emotions, or anything else that hinders clients from stepping into everything they want to become.
Photo of Gabby Archibald, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW, RPTS Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
I believe in meeting a client where they are in life and using a compassionate and caring approach and the technique that works the best for their personal needs. I see a wide range of clients from young children through adults, with a variety of needs including adjustment issues, anxiety, depression, behavioral problems, adolescent sexual offending and trauma. I have been trained in Trauma Focused CBT, play therapy, and PCIT (Parent Child Interaction Therapy) among other therapeutic approaches.
(515) 606-1774
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Des Moines, IA 50309
I believe in meeting a client where they are in life and using a compassionate and caring approach and the technique that works the best for their personal needs. I see a wide range of clients from young children through adults, with a variety of needs including adjustment issues, anxiety, depression, behavioral problems, adolescent sexual offending and trauma. I have been trained in Trauma Focused CBT, play therapy, and PCIT (Parent Child Interaction Therapy) among other therapeutic approaches.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
Starting counseling is a great choice when you feel stressed, down, anxious, overwhelmed, or frustrated. You deserve to feel excited about your life! As a counselor, I work with clients to help them learn new ways of handling stress and emotions, manage difficult changes, and work toward lasting change.
(515) 373-8390
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Des Moines, IA 50309
Starting counseling is a great choice when you feel stressed, down, anxious, overwhelmed, or frustrated. You deserve to feel excited about your life! As a counselor, I work with clients to help them learn new ways of handling stress and emotions, manage difficult changes, and work toward lasting change.

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