Jenny S Thorn, Counselor
Counselor, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Des Moines, Iowa 50301
"Making the decision to seek counseling is often a difficult and scary process. It can be difficult to ask for help and to know where to begin. It is my goal to help make this process a less frightening one and help you improve your life and personal well-being. Together we will identify the issues you would like to work on and determine a plan to help you reach your goals."
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(515) 512-4919
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Des Moines, Iowa 50301
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Grief
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"Making the decision to seek counseling is often a difficult and scary process. It can be difficult to ask for help and to know where to begin. It is my goal to help make this process a less frightening one and help you improve your life and personal well-being. Together we will identify the issues you would like to work on and determine a plan to help you reach your goals."
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Gina Campbell, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MDiv
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
"The focus of my practice is helping you grow, heal and thrive at all stages of life. I know that life can be overwhelming with many challenges, choices and roles to play. Clients 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 with relationship issues, family of origin issues, spirituality, anxiety, depression, stress management, career/work concerns, loss and grief, postpartum concerns, parenting and personal growth."
(515) 512-4254
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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"The focus of my practice is helping you grow, heal and thrive at all stages of life. I know that life can be overwhelming with many challenges, choices and roles to play. Clients 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 with relationship issues, family of origin issues, spirituality, anxiety, depression, stress management, career/work concerns, loss and grief, postpartum concerns, parenting and personal growth."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
"Andrew received his Master of Social Work degree from the University of Iowa. He has previous experience working with children, adolescents and their families as a Mileu Treatment Counselor at Orchard Place residential campus. Andrew has also worked with individuals with traumatic brain injuries, mental health in a supported community living, and Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS) setting. Andrew will be working out of the Ankeny LifeWorks office and in Ankeny schools. Andrew is interested in helping adolescents and adults find meaning and happiness in their lives. Andrew enjoys exploring the outdoors, spending time with friends and family, and loves watching the Iowa Hawkeyes."
(515) 255-8399
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Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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"Andrew received his Master of Social Work degree from the University of Iowa. He has previous experience working with children, adolescents and their families as a Mileu Treatment Counselor at Orchard Place residential campus. Andrew has also worked with individuals with traumatic brain injuries, mental health in a supported community living, and Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS) setting. Andrew will be working out of the Ankeny LifeWorks office and in Ankeny schools. Andrew is interested in helping adolescents and adults find meaning and happiness in their lives. Andrew enjoys exploring the outdoors, spending time with friends and family, and loves watching the Iowa Hawkeyes."
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!"
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."
Alli Conrad, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 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
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
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"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."
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."
Mariah Jane Andreasen, Counselor
Counselor, MA, T-LMHC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
"I received my masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of Northern Iowa. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (T) and a National Certified Counselor. I enjoy helping individuals of all ages reach their goals and improve their overall well-being. I have experience working with anxiety, phobias, depression, relationship issues, and trauma informed care. I am also trained in EMDR therapy, and enjoy incorporating my creative spirit into therapy."
(515) 393-4145
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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"I received my masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of Northern Iowa. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (T) and a National Certified Counselor. I enjoy helping individuals of all ages reach their goals and improve their overall well-being. I have experience working with anxiety, phobias, depression, relationship issues, and trauma informed care. I am also trained in EMDR therapy, and enjoy incorporating my creative spirit into therapy."
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."
Susan C Helkenn, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
"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 and non-traditional approaches to improve functioning and lives. In a casual, non-judgmental setting, I meet with school-age children, teens, and adults of all ages. Whatever your struggle-- anxiety or worry, school or work, depression or low mood, relationships or loneliness, parenting or parents--- we can find ways to improve mood, behavior, thinking, and your life. Please feel free to email or call to talk about scheduling."
(515) 303-1887 x4
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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"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 and non-traditional approaches to improve functioning and lives. In a casual, non-judgmental setting, I meet with school-age children, teens, and adults of all ages. Whatever your struggle-- anxiety or worry, school or work, depression or low mood, relationships or loneliness, parenting or parents--- we can find ways to improve mood, behavior, thinking, and your life. Please feel free to email or call to talk about scheduling."
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."
Ronda L Hood, Counselor
Counselor, IADC, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
"Anxiety can steal your life. You worry, you have a thousand directionless thoughts, you're distracted and irritable. You can't stop re-living awkward moments, fears and future doubts. You know this is taking over your life, but you don't know what to do about it. You’re depressed and suffering and so is your sleep, your work, relationships and your moods. You feel like things are never going to change and will feel this way forever… As your therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. With 20 + years of experience ..."
(515) 608-8034
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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"Anxiety can steal your life. You worry, you have a thousand directionless thoughts, you're distracted and irritable. You can't stop re-living awkward moments, fears and future doubts. You know this is taking over your life, but you don't know what to do about it. You’re depressed and suffering and so is your sleep, your work, relationships and your moods. You feel like things are never going to change and will feel this way forever… As your therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. With 20 + years of experience ..."
Liz Kist, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50322
"Starting therapy can be nerve racking, but courageous! My purpose as a counselor is to support you along the path to making positive changes in your life. It is not uncommon to feel stuck at times. I offer encouragement, hope, understanding, and added tools to assist you in achieving your goals."
(515) 523-5920 x111
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50322
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"Starting therapy can be nerve racking, but courageous! My purpose as a counselor is to support you along the path to making positive changes in your life. It is not uncommon to feel stuck at times. I offer encouragement, hope, understanding, and added tools to assist you in achieving your goals."
Mardi Barnes, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
"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
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
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"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."
Kelsey Rumpf, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
"Kelsey is a Des Moines native who received both her Bachelors and Masters in Social Work from the University of Iowa. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, individuals, couples and families (ages 3 and up). Areas of competence include mood disorders, intellectual disabilities, attachment issues, behavioral issues, anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, trauma, loss, and grief."
(515) 512-5767
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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"Kelsey is a Des Moines native who received both her Bachelors and Masters in Social Work from the University of Iowa. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, individuals, couples and families (ages 3 and up). Areas of competence include mood disorders, intellectual disabilities, attachment issues, behavioral issues, anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, trauma, loss, and grief."
Alicia Hutt, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
"I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker. I worked several years on a dual diagnosis unit, which provided me with a strong foundation in working with people facing both mental health and addictions issues. The importance of working hard and doing your best were instilled in me at a young age. This helps me support others in seeing the best in themselves. I grew up in a small rural area and enjoy being active and being outside. When I am not working, I am typically enjoying time with family."
(515) 393-6340
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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"I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker. I worked several years on a dual diagnosis unit, which provided me with a strong foundation in working with people facing both mental health and addictions issues. The importance of working hard and doing your best were instilled in me at a young age. This helps me support others in seeing the best in themselves. I grew up in a small rural area and enjoy being active and being outside. When I am not working, I am typically enjoying time with family."
Mark J Hillenbrand, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
"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
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50312
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"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."
Melissa Steenhoven, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
"Seeking to make changes in your life for a better tomorrow? I have been helping people to make these changes for over 20 years by offering a safe and accepting environment and starting with where you are at in the change process. I believe that by making small changes in one's life, we can start on the path of making life more fulfilling and closer to the life that you want to live."
(515) 393-6906
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50310
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"Seeking to make changes in your life for a better tomorrow? I have been helping people to make these changes for over 20 years by offering a safe and accepting environment and starting with where you are at in the change process. I believe that by making small changes in one's life, we can start on the path of making life more fulfilling and closer to the life that you want to live."
Andrea J Gustafson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50322
"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) 519-3553
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50322
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"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."
Anne Ducharme-Jones, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LISW
Verified by Psychology Today
Des Moines, Iowa 50311
"As a therapist specializing in the treatment of eating disorders, food behaviors, body image concerns and anxiety disorders, I strive to create a safe place for clients to practice greater self-awareness and develop new methods to handle the concerns that are keeping them from feeling their best. With 10 years of experience teaching yoga as well, I have a heartfelt passion for encouraging positive balance in all areas of life, including food, body image and a more compassionate relationship to self."
(512) 982-0633
Verified
Des Moines, Iowa 50311
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"As a therapist specializing in the treatment of eating disorders, food behaviors, body image concerns and anxiety disorders, I strive to create a safe place for clients to practice greater self-awareness and develop new methods to handle the concerns that are keeping them from feeling their best. With 10 years of experience teaching yoga as well, I have a heartfelt passion for encouraging positive balance in all areas of life, including food, body image and a more compassionate relationship to self."

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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.