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New Life Counseling
Counselor, MS, PhD, LMHC, BCPC

New Life Counseling

Counselor, MS, PhD, LMHC, BCPC

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed
227 Northwest School Street, Ankeny, IA 50023
Let's Connect (515) 436-4384
Photo of Donald Gilbert - New Life Counseling, MS,  PhD, LMHC, BCPC, Counselor
Our New Life professionals provide outpatient counseling services for adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups at our locations in Ankeny and West Des Moines. Our professional training, experience, faith, and commitment to honoring each individual, enables us to offer counseling that empowers you with the tools, techniques, and confidence necessary to improve your life. We offer support and guidance in this journey through life's many changes and transitions as we partner together to work toward meeting your goals. Visit our counselor's page on our website to learn more about our therapists and their areas of focus.
Our professional staff includes 16 clinicians trained in the fields of psychology, mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, and social work. Our counselors also hold certifications in addictions counseling, EMDR, speaking, training, and coaching. The broad extent of our therapists' training and experience allows us to offer a range of services.
Our goal is to walk alongside our clients as they heal, learn, and are empowered to make ongoing healthy decisions. We strive to offer a safe environment where we partner with and equip people in their unique journey towards emotional, psychological, relational, and spiritual health. Contact us today to get scheduled.
Take the first step to help. Call or New Life Counseling now - (515) 436-4384

Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

227 Northwest School Street

Ankeny, IA 50023

(515) 436-4384

New Life Counseling PC

1200 Valley West Dr.

Suite 700

West Des Moines, IA 50266

(515) 225-4006
If you are sick or have been exposed, stay home. We can make teletherapy arrangements. We clean between each visitor.
I specialize in Marital and Premarital, Men's Issues and Anxiety 
$130 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  
Let's Connect (515) 436-4384
Photo of Donald Gilbert - New Life Counseling, MS,  PhD, LMHC, BCPC, Counselor

Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

227 Northwest School Street

Ankeny, IA 50023

(515) 436-4384

New Life Counseling PC

1200 Valley West Dr.

Suite 700

West Des Moines, IA 50266

(515) 225-4006
If you are sick or have been exposed, stay home. We can make teletherapy arrangements. We clean between each visitor.
I specialize in Marital and Premarital, Men's Issues and Anxiety 
$130 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $130
  • Couple Sessions $130
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • UMR
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Wellmark BCBS
"
Clients are responsible for contacting their personal insurance company to confirm mental health benefits before their first session.
or call with questions - (515) 436-4384
Photo of Donald Gilbert - New Life Counseling, MS,  PhD, LMHC, BCPC, Counselor
New Life Counseling
Counselor, MS, PhD, LMHC, BCPC
"
Clients are responsible for contacting their personal insurance company to confirm mental health benefits before their first session.
or call with questions - (515) 436-4384
Photo of Donald Gilbert - New Life Counseling, MS,  PhD, LMHC, BCPC, Counselor
New Life Counseling
Counselor, MS, PhD, LMHC, BCPC

Qualifications

    Counselor: Donald K Gilbert
  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of Iowa / 00178 Donald K Gilbert
  • In Practice for 33 Years
  • Certificate from John Maxwell Team
  • Degree/Diploma from Drake University Masters: Mental Health Counseling
  • Attended Oxford Graduate School, Doctorate:Counseling Psychology & Religious Study, Graduated 1994
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (515) 436-4384
Photo of Donald Gilbert - New Life Counseling, MS,  PhD, LMHC, BCPC, Counselor
New Life Counseling
Counselor, MS, PhD, LMHC, BCPC
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (515) 436-4384
Photo of Donald Gilbert - New Life Counseling, MS,  PhD, LMHC, BCPC, Counselor
New Life Counseling
Counselor, MS, PhD, LMHC, BCPC

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Anxiety

Expertise

  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Cancer
  • Career Counseling
  • Child
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality testing and coaching
  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Veterans
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Do these issues align with your needs? or (515) 436-4384
Photo of Donald Gilbert - New Life Counseling, MS,  PhD, LMHC, BCPC, Counselor
New Life Counseling
Counselor, MS, PhD, LMHC, BCPC
Do these issues align with your needs? or (515) 436-4384
Photo of Donald Gilbert - New Life Counseling, MS,  PhD, LMHC, BCPC, Counselor
New Life Counseling
Counselor, MS, PhD, LMHC, BCPC

Endorsement

Real Connections Counseling, A Cotherapy company!
Real Connections Counseling, A Cotherapy company!
Marriage & Family TherapistLMFTM Litt
Don Gilbert has led his company to be one of the most highly respected counseling companies in the state. The efforts of the therapists there can no doubt be trusted.

Client Focus

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Aviation Professionals
Body Positivity
Deaf Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Immuno-disorders
Little Person Allied
Single Mother

Religion

Christian

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Aviation Professionals
Body Positivity
Deaf Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Immuno-disorders
Little Person Allied
Single Mother

Religion

Christian

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Christian Counseling
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Family / Marital
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Narrative
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Play Therapy
  • Relational
  • Strength-Based
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (515) 436-4384
Photo of Donald Gilbert - New Life Counseling, MS,  PhD, LMHC, BCPC, Counselor
New Life Counseling
Counselor, MS, PhD, LMHC, BCPC
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (515) 436-4384
Photo of Donald Gilbert - New Life Counseling, MS,  PhD, LMHC, BCPC, Counselor
New Life Counseling
Counselor, MS, PhD, LMHC, BCPC

Location

Primary Location

227 Northwest School Street

Ankeny, IA 50023

(515) 436-4384

Additional Location

New Life Counseling PC

1200 Valley West Dr.

Suite 700

West Des Moines, IA 50266

(515) 225-4006
"
If you are sick or have been exposed, stay home. We can make teletherapy arrangements. We clean between each visitor.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (515) 436-4384
Photo of Donald Gilbert - New Life Counseling, MS,  PhD, LMHC, BCPC, Counselor
New Life Counseling
Counselor, MS, PhD, LMHC, BCPC
"
If you are sick or have been exposed, stay home. We can make teletherapy arrangements. We clean between each visitor.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (515) 436-4384
Photo of Donald Gilbert - New Life Counseling, MS,  PhD, LMHC, BCPC, Counselor
New Life Counseling
Counselor, MS, PhD, LMHC, BCPC