Elma Hadzic, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LMHC, CADC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Des Moines, Iowa 50301
"When seeking therapy, sometimes the signs are obvious and other times they're not. My goal is to provide you with a safe, unbiased space where you can freely explore, process, and gain new perspectives without the fear of judgment or repercussions. I work with individuals and couples struggling with stress, anxiety, depression, grief & loss, relationship challenges, and life transitions - just to name a few. I also have a passion for working with students and assisting them with challenges and transitions to college and/or graduate school. "
Grief
Croatian
(515) 361-7614
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Office is near:
Des Moines, Iowa 50301
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Grief
Croatian
"When seeking therapy, sometimes the signs are obvious and other times they're not. My goal is to provide you with a safe, unbiased space where you can freely explore, process, and gain new perspectives without the fear of judgment or repercussions. I work with individuals and couples struggling with stress, anxiety, depression, grief & loss, relationship challenges, and life transitions - just to name a few. I also have a passion for working with students and assisting them with challenges and transitions to college and/or graduate school. "
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Kenya Rocha, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LMHC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
"I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). Focusing on relationships. I specialize in Individual, Couples and Families facing difficult issues. I work with adverse life experiences, trauma, adversities and the quest for success. I walk with you on your journey to healing life's challenges. With 29 years of experience, I truly believe you have what is needed to heal from within, it's just a matter of recognizing your own unique ability. Each issue we face manifests itself emotionally, physically and spiritually and I use a holistic approach to guide you through your own healing."
(515) 305-2832
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
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"I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). Focusing on relationships. I specialize in Individual, Couples and Families facing difficult issues. I work with adverse life experiences, trauma, adversities and the quest for success. I walk with you on your journey to healing life's challenges. With 29 years of experience, I truly believe you have what is needed to heal from within, it's just a matter of recognizing your own unique ability. Each issue we face manifests itself emotionally, physically and spiritually and I use a holistic approach to guide you through your own healing."
Sampson Family Therapy Services, LLC, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 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
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 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. "
Vincent Kelly
MS, CRC, (T)LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
"Congratulations on taking the first step to healing. At times life can be very challenging and keep us from becoming the person we see ourself becoming/being. Those challenges can come in many forms. They can be social, emotional, physical, financial or spiritual. I offer an environment that is peaceful and free of judgement. I am an exceptional listener with 17 yrs of experience working with individuals and families involved in the Child Welfare and Judicial Systems. I provide individual, family and couples counseling. You don't have to feel alone, I am here to take the journey with you!"
(515) 361-3265
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
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"Congratulations on taking the first step to healing. At times life can be very challenging and keep us from becoming the person we see ourself becoming/being. Those challenges can come in many forms. They can be social, emotional, physical, financial or spiritual. I offer an environment that is peaceful and free of judgement. I am an exceptional listener with 17 yrs of experience working with individuals and families involved in the Child Welfare and Judicial Systems. I provide individual, family and couples counseling. You don't have to feel alone, I am here to take the journey with you!"
Susan Sharp Heitshusen, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LMHC, IADC
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
"**PRACTICE FULL, NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** We have all been through difficulties and transitions where we seek a sense of strength and healing. Therapy is a way of exploring struggles and developing strengths and coping strategies while enriching life by integrating the mind, body, and spirit to achieve a greater sense of purpose and meaning. It is my goal to walk a path with you in a non-judgmental, accepting, and empathetic atmosphere to help you discover and utilize your strengths, overcome barriers, and achieve mental wellness. "
(515) 414-7532
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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"**PRACTICE FULL, NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** We have all been through difficulties and transitions where we seek a sense of strength and healing. Therapy is a way of exploring struggles and developing strengths and coping strategies while enriching life by integrating the mind, body, and spirit to achieve a greater sense of purpose and meaning. It is my goal to walk a path with you in a non-judgmental, accepting, and empathetic atmosphere to help you discover and utilize your strengths, overcome barriers, and achieve mental wellness. "
Thriving Families Counseling Services, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
"Are you looking for support in order to achieve the kind of life you envision? Maybe you are struggling to succeed in one of life's domains including socially, work, school, or family relationships. We would be honored to have an opportunity to work with you or your family member. The warm and supportive environment in our office helps clients feel comfortable working through personal challenges such as depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, family conflict, ADHD (adult and children), job stress and other life stressors."
(515) 599-3170
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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"Are you looking for support in order to achieve the kind of life you envision? Maybe you are struggling to succeed in one of life's domains including socially, work, school, or family relationships. We would be honored to have an opportunity to work with you or your family member. The warm and supportive environment in our office helps clients feel comfortable working through personal challenges such as depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, family conflict, ADHD (adult and children), job stress and other life stressors."
Amanda Jaramillo Ayon, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50322
"I am a licensed mater social worker (LMSW) offering therapy services to adults and children in my new Des Moines office located near Merle Hay mall area. "
(712) 248-4135
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50322
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"I am a licensed mater social worker (LMSW) offering therapy services to adults and children in my new Des Moines office located near Merle Hay mall area. "
Carol Mensink, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50311
"I am passionate about helping Iowa children, adults, and families find their path to hope and healing. I provide my 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 will build a treatment plan that works best for you and helps you achieve your personal goals. "
(888) 316-8613
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50311
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"I am passionate about helping Iowa children, adults, and families find their path to hope and healing. I provide my 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 will build a treatment plan that works best for you and helps you achieve your personal goals. "
Jacy Jensen, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
"Everyone has a story, and each story is different and deserves to be told. Our stories at times can be filled with unexpected and sometimes overwhelming challenges that affect each of us in different ways. Through my own personal and professional story, I have discovered that building a supportive relationship through therapy creates a safe place to explore life struggles, understand difficult issues, develop new skills, enrich relationships, and work through situations to lead a more authentic life."
(515) 414-7902
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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"Everyone has a story, and each story is different and deserves to be told. Our stories at times can be filled with unexpected and sometimes overwhelming challenges that affect each of us in different ways. Through my own personal and professional story, I have discovered that building a supportive relationship through therapy creates a safe place to explore life struggles, understand difficult issues, develop new skills, enrich relationships, and work through situations to lead a more authentic life."
Shelly Stewart-Sandusky, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50322
"Hello. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who works with couples and individuals needing help with relationship issues. I thrive on working with couples struggling with online infidelity, rebuilding trust or communication/fair fighting and high conflict. The dynamic of a couple is unique and should be approached as such. I believe that every relationship can work and be healthy for both partners if both partners are willing to do the work and make changes. "
(515) 346-6974
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50322
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"Hello. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who works with couples and individuals needing help with relationship issues. I thrive on working with couples struggling with online infidelity, rebuilding trust or communication/fair fighting and high conflict. The dynamic of a couple is unique and should be approached as such. I believe that every relationship can work and be healthy for both partners if both partners are willing to do the work and make changes. "
Susin Bredice, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50322
"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
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50322
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"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."
Charles Richard Robson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
"My greatest reward as a therapist is helping my clients explore ways to make the changes in their lives that will allow them to look forward to the future with hope. I hold a Master's degree in Social Work and am a Licensed Independent Social Worker. I use a variety of approaches to help my clients, depending on individual needs. I have been trained in Family Systems and use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Therapy and extensively. My experience includes working with clients dealing with anxiety, depression, couples, teens, and other challenges people may encounter in their lives."
(515) 519-3751
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
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"My greatest reward as a therapist is helping my clients explore ways to make the changes in their lives that will allow them to look forward to the future with hope. I hold a Master's degree in Social Work and am a Licensed Independent Social Worker. I use a variety of approaches to help my clients, depending on individual needs. I have been trained in Family Systems and use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Therapy and extensively. My experience includes working with clients dealing with anxiety, depression, couples, teens, and other challenges people may encounter in their lives."
Melissa Reyerson-Slifer, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
"I aim to empower individuals, children, and families, in order for them to recognize 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 work with children, families, adults, and couples. I utilize traditional and non-traditional interventions in my practice, such as CBT, EMDR, art, 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
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
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"I aim to empower individuals, children, and families, in order for them to recognize 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 work with children, families, adults, and couples. I utilize traditional and non-traditional interventions in my practice, such as CBT, EMDR, art, and mindfulness. I obtained my MSW from the University of Iowa in 2018 with an emphasis in Family Centered Theory and Practice."
Janet Lynn Gideon, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
"I am an EMDR trained therapist at Next Step Counseling Center. I work with clients struggling with a variery of challenges, but I am most experienced with trauma and complex grief. I have worked with many who have struggled with suicidal thoughts, lost a loved one or were witness survivors to suicide or other forms of sudden death. "
(515) 325-2179
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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"I am an EMDR trained therapist at Next Step Counseling Center. I work with clients struggling with a variery of challenges, but I am most experienced with trauma and complex grief. I have worked with many who have struggled with suicidal thoughts, lost a loved one or were witness survivors to suicide or other forms of sudden death. "
Mary Patricia McMahon, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, MSW, MACJ
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
"I enjoy working with Children, Adolescents, Adults, Families and Groups. I have experience in working with those with trauma histories, substance abuse, domestic violence, parenting challenges and relationship issues. I want to hear your story and assist you on your journey of discovery, resolving and coping."
(515) 373-8428 x515421
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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"I enjoy working with Children, Adolescents, Adults, Families and Groups. I have experience in working with those with trauma histories, substance abuse, domestic violence, parenting challenges and relationship issues. I want to hear your story and assist you on your journey of discovery, resolving and coping."
Donald M. Kaesser, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, PC
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
"I use my 30 years of direct clinical experience to help in addressing issues that may have become obstacles in your life and to help you meet your goals in the context of an honest, caring and direct professional relationship. Individuals, couples/relationships, addictions/substance abuse, depression, anxiety, grief, aging, sexuality and sexual 'orientation' issues, as well as family matters are among the range of aspects of people's lives with which I effectively work. Counseling may be brief/problem-oriented, or an extended/depth psychotherapy depending on your needs. I enjoy individuals, couples and seniors...ages 20-seniors."
(515) 981-6980
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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"I use my 30 years of direct clinical experience to help in addressing issues that may have become obstacles in your life and to help you meet your goals in the context of an honest, caring and direct professional relationship. Individuals, couples/relationships, addictions/substance abuse, depression, anxiety, grief, aging, sexuality and sexual 'orientation' issues, as well as family matters are among the range of aspects of people's lives with which I effectively work. Counseling may be brief/problem-oriented, or an extended/depth psychotherapy depending on your needs. I enjoy individuals, couples and seniors...ages 20-seniors."
Ryan E McClure, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
"I have been providing therapy support within the Des Moines area and surrounding communities for 15 years. My primary areas of interest include helping individuals overcome challenges with depression, anxiety, social phobias, low self-esteem, anger issues and overall learning how to effectively manage challenging emotions. Typically, I serve clients older than 10 years and younger than 99. I enjoy my profession and take pride in assisting and supporting clients that I see each week. We all have a story to tell. Therapy works :)"
(515) 368-8229 x301
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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"I have been providing therapy support within the Des Moines area and surrounding communities for 15 years. My primary areas of interest include helping individuals overcome challenges with depression, anxiety, social phobias, low self-esteem, anger issues and overall learning how to effectively manage challenging emotions. Typically, I serve clients older than 10 years and younger than 99. I enjoy my profession and take pride in assisting and supporting clients that I see each week. We all have a story to tell. Therapy works :)"
Winifred J Hall, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LMHC, iadc
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50311
"Winnie Hall is a certified alcohol and drug counselor (ACADC) and a licensed mental health counseling. She graduated from Iowa State University with a master's degree in counseling. Her previous experience includes working as a counselor at the Women's Correctional Facility, contributing to the development of the House of Mercy program for women and children, and working with dual diagnosis and community substance abuse treatment centers in Iowa and Nebraska. Winnie hall specializes in substance abuse, sexual abuse, post traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) and trained in eye movement desensitization reprocessing (EMDR, )relapse prevention and domestic violence."
(515) 705-0704
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50311
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"Winnie Hall is a certified alcohol and drug counselor (ACADC) and a licensed mental health counseling. She graduated from Iowa State University with a master's degree in counseling. Her previous experience includes working as a counselor at the Women's Correctional Facility, contributing to the development of the House of Mercy program for women and children, and working with dual diagnosis and community substance abuse treatment centers in Iowa and Nebraska. Winnie hall specializes in substance abuse, sexual abuse, post traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) and trained in eye movement desensitization reprocessing (EMDR, )relapse prevention and domestic violence."
Andrea 'Andye' Lynn Jones, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
"Sometimes life hurts and we find ourselves feeling alone. Things happen that we just can't explain. The world can sometimes seem cruel and we struggle to find our way. My passion is to empower others and to help them see their worth. I offer a caring, non-judgmental environment where you can feel safe to share what is in your heart. Take that first step with me and we can find the answers together. I am here when you are ready."
(515) 619-6898
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
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"Sometimes life hurts and we find ourselves feeling alone. Things happen that we just can't explain. The world can sometimes seem cruel and we struggle to find our way. My passion is to empower others and to help them see their worth. I offer a caring, non-judgmental environment where you can feel safe to share what is in your heart. Take that first step with me and we can find the answers together. I am here when you are ready."
Brian L Bentley, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
"I am an emotion focused and cognitive behavioral therapist that incorporates a systemic, relational perspective to my work. I am passionate about helping individuals and couples create the relationship they desire, providing families with the tools necessary to create meaningful relationships, and assisting those in need of support and counsel with a variety of mental health issues. I use 25 years of marital and family counseling experience to provide therapy in the areas of marital therapy, affair reconciliation, divorce adjustment, sexual & drug addictions, depression, and anxiety. "
(515) 393-2774
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
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"I am an emotion focused and cognitive behavioral therapist that incorporates a systemic, relational perspective to my work. I am passionate about helping individuals and couples create the relationship they desire, providing families with the tools necessary to create meaningful relationships, and assisting those in need of support and counsel with a variety of mental health issues. I use 25 years of marital and family counseling experience to provide therapy in the areas of marital therapy, affair reconciliation, divorce adjustment, sexual & drug addictions, depression, and anxiety. "

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If you're looking for help with grief in Des Moines or for a Des Moines grief therapist, these professionals provide grief counseling and grief support. They include grief therapists, grief psychologists, grief psychotherapists and grief counselors. They can help with grieving, grief stages, stages of grief and grief loss.If you're looking for help with grief therapy in Des Moines or for a Des Moines grief therapist, these professionals provide grief counseling and grief support. They include Des Moines grief therapists, grief psychologists, grief psychotherapists and grief counselors. They can help with Des Moines grieving therapy, grief stages, stages of grief and grief loss.

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Therapists in Des Moines are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Des Moines you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Des Moines and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Des Moines or family therapy in Des Moines.