Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50310
To those around you, you may look like you have it all together. But on the inside, you are screaming. You're hiding the obsessive thoughts and "crazy" compulsions you engage in so you can maybe lower your level of anxiety. You can't sleep due to your anxiety. You've tried to make changes, but it never gets better. These are secrets that you think no one will understand.
Transgender Allied
(515) 373-4866
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Des Moines, IA 50310
Transgender Allied
To those around you, you may look like you have it all together. But on the inside, you are screaming. You're hiding the obsessive thoughts and "crazy" compulsions you engage in so you can maybe lower your level of anxiety. You can't sleep due to your anxiety. You've tried to make changes, but it never gets better. These are secrets that you think no one will understand.
Photo of Katie (Gregor) Cabreriza, Counselor
Counselor, LMHC, NCC Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50312
I am an approachable therapist, focused on providing a non-judgmental space for clients to process life’s stressors. I am committed to working with you to accomplish your goals for a healthy, fulfilling life.
Transgender Allied
(515) 497-8014
Verified
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Des Moines, IA 50312
Transgender Allied
I am an approachable therapist, focused on providing a non-judgmental space for clients to process life’s stressors. I am committed to working with you to accomplish your goals for a healthy, fulfilling life.
Photo of Amber E Lonsdale, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50301
My goal is to help you live a happier, more fulfilling and productive life. I believe you are the expert on your own life and experiences. As your therapist my job is to help guide you to those insights that will enable you to reach your goals. Let's work together to create positive change in your life!
Transgender Allied
(605) 250-6809
Verified
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50301
Transgender Allied
My goal is to help you live a happier, more fulfilling and productive life. I believe you are the expert on your own life and experiences. As your therapist my job is to help guide you to those insights that will enable you to reach your goals. Let's work together to create positive change in your life!
Photo of JaCarie Owens, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LMHC, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50312
*Waitlist December 2020* Sometimes you find yourself preferring to be alone because you feel unhappy, sad or loss. You feel defeated and overwhelmed by the stressors you have to face everyday. You feel helpless and like your life is out of your control. NOW, Imagine feeling like you are starting to have control over things that are happening in your life. You're not allowing past, current or worry of future experiences to control how you handle your life right now. You have a sense of who you are, who you want to be and how to achieve personal goals. Now, you have found the COURAGE to change things that are not healthy for you.
Transgender Allied
(515) 444-5993
Verified
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50312
Transgender Allied
*Waitlist December 2020* Sometimes you find yourself preferring to be alone because you feel unhappy, sad or loss. You feel defeated and overwhelmed by the stressors you have to face everyday. You feel helpless and like your life is out of your control. NOW, Imagine feeling like you are starting to have control over things that are happening in your life. You're not allowing past, current or worry of future experiences to control how you handle your life right now. You have a sense of who you are, who you want to be and how to achieve personal goals. Now, you have found the COURAGE to change things that are not healthy for you.
Photo of Amy J. Ugulini Pals, Counselor
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50317
Do you or your child have many strengths, but have symptoms of depression, anxiety, anger, or trauma that are keeping you or your child from reaching your full potential? Does your child struggle with challenging behaviors that negatively impact his or her life? Therapy can help you overcome these symptoms and meet your goals! I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with experience providing therapy to children, adolescents, young adults, families, and adults. I look forward to helping you regain the strength and confidence in yourself and your ability to manage and conquer struggles you may be facing.
Transgender Allied
(515) 393-4137
Verified
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50317
Transgender Allied
Do you or your child have many strengths, but have symptoms of depression, anxiety, anger, or trauma that are keeping you or your child from reaching your full potential? Does your child struggle with challenging behaviors that negatively impact his or her life? Therapy can help you overcome these symptoms and meet your goals! I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with experience providing therapy to children, adolescents, young adults, families, and adults. I look forward to helping you regain the strength and confidence in yourself and your ability to manage and conquer struggles you may be facing.
Photo of Caitie Taylor, Counselor
Counselor, LMHC-T Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50312
I strive to create a safe, nonjudgmental environment for you to share about yourself and grow to achieve your desired goals. I believe creating a positive therapeutic relationship is the foundation of successful therapy. I enjoy working with children, adolescents, and adults from a collaborative approach to build upon your strengths and help you overcome the challenges and barriers you face. I strive to tailor my approach to you and work alongside you.
Transgender Allied
(515) 368-9942
Verified
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50312
Transgender Allied
I strive to create a safe, nonjudgmental environment for you to share about yourself and grow to achieve your desired goals. I believe creating a positive therapeutic relationship is the foundation of successful therapy. I enjoy working with children, adolescents, and adults from a collaborative approach to build upon your strengths and help you overcome the challenges and barriers you face. I strive to tailor my approach to you and work alongside you.
Photo of Naomi E Bloom, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50301
Not accepting new clients. Are you seeking honest and direct feedback about what's getting in the way of your growth and well-being? Are you looking for a warm, direct, compassionate, non-judgmental therapist who can help you gain greater insight into your thoughts, patterns and behaviors and achieve lasting change? I create a relaxed, confidential environment and never pressure clients to discuss topics before they are ready. I am passionate about helping my clients create authentic, fulfilling lives that reflect their passions. Specializing in relationship/marital therapy and treatment for sexual issues in both men and women.
Transgender Allied
(515) 346-6929
Verified
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50301
Transgender Allied
Not accepting new clients. Are you seeking honest and direct feedback about what's getting in the way of your growth and well-being? Are you looking for a warm, direct, compassionate, non-judgmental therapist who can help you gain greater insight into your thoughts, patterns and behaviors and achieve lasting change? I create a relaxed, confidential environment and never pressure clients to discuss topics before they are ready. I am passionate about helping my clients create authentic, fulfilling lives that reflect their passions. Specializing in relationship/marital therapy and treatment for sexual issues in both men and women.
Photo of Dustin F Baker, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50312
I work with individuals that are wanting to know themselves better and/or want to make changes to better their life. I generally work with a wide variety of concerns and have special interests in psychological assessment, ADHD, trauma, and vocational concerns. Honoring the client’s unique multicultural identity is something I give special attention to in order to better understand how self-critical beliefs develop and how we can challenge those beliefs with respect to your personal and cultural values.
Transgender Allied
(515) 517-2497
Verified
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Des Moines, IA 50312
Transgender Allied
I work with individuals that are wanting to know themselves better and/or want to make changes to better their life. I generally work with a wide variety of concerns and have special interests in psychological assessment, ADHD, trauma, and vocational concerns. Honoring the client’s unique multicultural identity is something I give special attention to in order to better understand how self-critical beliefs develop and how we can challenge those beliefs with respect to your personal and cultural values.
Photo of Tiffany Conroy, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50313
I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW), with 10 years of experience in trauma-informed therapy and public health. I approach therapy with an eclectic style that is client-centered, collaborative, that is aimed at helping clients to better understand their history and how those experiences (be it from when they were 3 years old, or yesterday) are influencing their reactions and responses to situations of today, so that they can feel more empowered in their daily lives.
Transgender Allied
(515) 297-7182
Verified
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50313
Transgender Allied
I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW), with 10 years of experience in trauma-informed therapy and public health. I approach therapy with an eclectic style that is client-centered, collaborative, that is aimed at helping clients to better understand their history and how those experiences (be it from when they were 3 years old, or yesterday) are influencing their reactions and responses to situations of today, so that they can feel more empowered in their daily lives.
Photo of Melinda Richter, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50315
No current availability. Would you like to experience more joy and meaning in life? Feeling stuck in the same old unworkable patterns? Maybe you feel like an imposter, barely holding it together on the inside. Or maybe things have already fallen apart despite your best efforts. Why continue to struggle alone? Life is hard enough, but for some people it’s even harder because of depression, anxiety, trauma, or chronic illness. Maybe you think you don’t even have a good reason for feeling as you do. This is common and understandable. Don't let it stop you from taking action to feel better. You don't need an "excuse" to come to therapy.
Transgender Allied
(515) 517-1985
Verified
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50315
Transgender Allied
No current availability. Would you like to experience more joy and meaning in life? Feeling stuck in the same old unworkable patterns? Maybe you feel like an imposter, barely holding it together on the inside. Or maybe things have already fallen apart despite your best efforts. Why continue to struggle alone? Life is hard enough, but for some people it’s even harder because of depression, anxiety, trauma, or chronic illness. Maybe you think you don’t even have a good reason for feeling as you do. This is common and understandable. Don't let it stop you from taking action to feel better. You don't need an "excuse" to come to therapy.
Photo of Jordan Plummer, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50312
HOPE CAN BE HARD TO COME BY IN TIMES OF DAILY STRUGGLES AND DISTRESS. But it’s also what keeps us walking down the hallways of life toward healing and relief. My goal has always been to help others find hope for their future. Hope when life brings challenges, hope despite the past, hope in the present, and hope for what’s to come. I believe every person has the ability to overcome and heal with even the smallest spark of hope. I have spent much of my career helping others develop skills to manage stress, anxiety, depression, and trauma, as well as working through couple and family relationship issues.
Transgender Allied
(515) 400-3979
Verified
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50312
Transgender Allied
HOPE CAN BE HARD TO COME BY IN TIMES OF DAILY STRUGGLES AND DISTRESS. But it’s also what keeps us walking down the hallways of life toward healing and relief. My goal has always been to help others find hope for their future. Hope when life brings challenges, hope despite the past, hope in the present, and hope for what’s to come. I believe every person has the ability to overcome and heal with even the smallest spark of hope. I have spent much of my career helping others develop skills to manage stress, anxiety, depression, and trauma, as well as working through couple and family relationship issues.
Photo of Greg Allen Fuqua, Counselor
Counselor, MA, T-LMHC Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50312
I'm Greg Fuqua, MA, T-LMHC, at Lifeworks (Des Moines). I am taking new clients and referrals. 13 yrs old and up. I have an art as therapy program for cancer survivors through Above and Beyond Cancer. I also love working with individuals, couples and families, sexual and gender diversity, chronic disease, cancer, grief, depression, anxiety, trauma and more. I often use Art Therapy, SE, IFS, ACT and I have an existentialist theoretical orientation. I believe in two big humanistic values; our need for connection and our need for expression. I cant wait to meet you!
Transgender Allied
(515) 316-2460
Verified
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Des Moines, IA 50312
Transgender Allied
I'm Greg Fuqua, MA, T-LMHC, at Lifeworks (Des Moines). I am taking new clients and referrals. 13 yrs old and up. I have an art as therapy program for cancer survivors through Above and Beyond Cancer. I also love working with individuals, couples and families, sexual and gender diversity, chronic disease, cancer, grief, depression, anxiety, trauma and more. I often use Art Therapy, SE, IFS, ACT and I have an existentialist theoretical orientation. I believe in two big humanistic values; our need for connection and our need for expression. I cant wait to meet you!
Photo of Alicia Peña, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LMHC Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50310
Welcome! Life is a continual journey of healing the mind, body, and spirit. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and I provide individual and family therapy. My passion is working with people from multi-cultural populations who have experienced trauma, depression, Complex/PTSD, suicidal ideation, anxiety, grief/loss, anger, irritability, stress, and substance abuse. I am a Certified EMDR Therapist, (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), and offer Mindfulness, and CBT, Cognitive-Behavioral,
Transgender Allied
(515) 608-8892
Verified
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Des Moines, IA 50310
Transgender Allied
Welcome! Life is a continual journey of healing the mind, body, and spirit. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and I provide individual and family therapy. My passion is working with people from multi-cultural populations who have experienced trauma, depression, Complex/PTSD, suicidal ideation, anxiety, grief/loss, anger, irritability, stress, and substance abuse. I am a Certified EMDR Therapist, (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), and offer Mindfulness, and CBT, Cognitive-Behavioral,
Photo of Michele Lundstrom, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LMHC, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50327
I love doing therapy with individuals who muster the courage to seek counseling. I love working with intuitive and empathic clients. If you are someone who has a lot of "Mirror Neurons" and often picks up on the emotions of others, or other things in your environment more then most, I am happy to help, as well as give you scientific explanation behind how your nervous system is different. Ensuring we are a good fit is important to me. I value and respect vulnerability and authenticity. Please visit my website for more information. www.luminoushope.com.
Transgender Allied
(515) 203-1512
Verified
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50327
Transgender Allied
I love doing therapy with individuals who muster the courage to seek counseling. I love working with intuitive and empathic clients. If you are someone who has a lot of "Mirror Neurons" and often picks up on the emotions of others, or other things in your environment more then most, I am happy to help, as well as give you scientific explanation behind how your nervous system is different. Ensuring we are a good fit is important to me. I value and respect vulnerability and authenticity. Please visit my website for more information. www.luminoushope.com.
Photo of Shelly Stewart-Sandusky, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 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 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. I am also trained in work with personality disorders and am able to help in both individual and couples dynamics with narcissistic, borderline, and histrionic individuals.
Transgender Allied
(515) 346-6974
Verified
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Des Moines, IA 50322
Transgender Allied
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 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. I am also trained in work with personality disorders and am able to help in both individual and couples dynamics with narcissistic, borderline, and histrionic individuals.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
*Offering teletherapy sessions* I became a therapist to be a professional “feelings friend” – a person whom others can approach with anything and everything in their times of need. No matter the situation, I strive to offer a warm, authentic, and supportive environment to help my clients identify, pursue, and achieve lasting change in their lives. I work with individuals, couples, and families, using systemic theories to meet their goals. I believe in finding balance and setting boundaries so that you can work toward being your most fulfilling and true self.
Transgender Allied
(515) 298-8904
Verified
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Des Moines, IA 50309
Transgender Allied
*Offering teletherapy sessions* I became a therapist to be a professional “feelings friend” – a person whom others can approach with anything and everything in their times of need. No matter the situation, I strive to offer a warm, authentic, and supportive environment to help my clients identify, pursue, and achieve lasting change in their lives. I work with individuals, couples, and families, using systemic theories to meet their goals. I believe in finding balance and setting boundaries so that you can work toward being your most fulfilling and true self.
Photo of Mosaic Family Counseling Center Inc., Counselor
Counselor, MS, LMHC Verified
Verified
Hosts group in:
Des Moines, IA 50310
*Our therapists are currently offering appointments via telehealth* Our group has been in business for 13 years in the Des Moines area. We focus on working with adults, children, couples, and families. We are committed and responsive to the cultural and spiritual needs as therapeutic issues are resolved. We enjoy the opportunity to witness and be a part of your journey as your partner in healing. We work with you to heal life's adverse experiences and traumatic life events. We believe that everyone deserves to be happy and feel capable in life. We are the Center of Excellence in supporting the healing of life's challenges.
Transgender Allied
(515) 523-0319
Verified
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Hosts group in:
Des Moines, IA 50310
Transgender Allied
*Our therapists are currently offering appointments via telehealth* Our group has been in business for 13 years in the Des Moines area. We focus on working with adults, children, couples, and families. We are committed and responsive to the cultural and spiritual needs as therapeutic issues are resolved. We enjoy the opportunity to witness and be a part of your journey as your partner in healing. We work with you to heal life's adverse experiences and traumatic life events. We believe that everyone deserves to be happy and feel capable in life. We are the Center of Excellence in supporting the healing of life's challenges.
Photo of Susin Bredice, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW, RPT-S Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 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 your life, or looking to improve your overall quality of life and feel better about yourself, we will work together.
Transgender Allied
(515) 512-4658
Verified
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Des Moines, IA 50322
Transgender Allied
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 your life, or looking to improve your overall quality of life and feel better about yourself, we will work together.
Photo of Ronda L Hood, Counselor
Counselor, IADC, LMHC Verified
Verified
Des Moines, IA 50312
Your life is amazing in so many areas, yet you can’t seem to get your anxiety to step aside and let you live your life to the fullest. You worry, your mind races with directionless thoughts, you’re distracted, and you’re too often irritable. Those awkward moments replay in your head and endless fears play and replay in your head. Then this presents challenges for you and your relationships. Maybe the anxiety is even coming from your relationships. Either way, let me help you come up for air. I know there is a lot on your plate, and these constant struggles with your thoughts, feelings, and moods are the last thing you need.
Transgender Allied
(515) 608-8034
Verified
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Des Moines, IA 50312
Transgender Allied
Your life is amazing in so many areas, yet you can’t seem to get your anxiety to step aside and let you live your life to the fullest. You worry, your mind races with directionless thoughts, you’re distracted, and you’re too often irritable. Those awkward moments replay in your head and endless fears play and replay in your head. Then this presents challenges for you and your relationships. Maybe the anxiety is even coming from your relationships. Either way, let me help you come up for air. I know there is a lot on your plate, and these constant struggles with your thoughts, feelings, and moods are the last thing you need.
Photo of Ashley Nupp, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LMHC-T Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50317
I strive to create a calm and accepting space where you can explore your thoughts, feelings, and experiences while feeling safe, grounded, and connected. We all have the ability to find effective and sustainable solutions to life's challenges, and I enjoy providing unconditional positive regard and understanding that leads to discovery of your self-determination and resilience. I have experience utilizing mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and other techniques that can help transform traumatic experiences into strength and confidence in your ability to engage in the rest of your life.
Transgender Allied
(515) 493-7968
Verified
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50317
Transgender Allied
I strive to create a calm and accepting space where you can explore your thoughts, feelings, and experiences while feeling safe, grounded, and connected. We all have the ability to find effective and sustainable solutions to life's challenges, and I enjoy providing unconditional positive regard and understanding that leads to discovery of your self-determination and resilience. I have experience utilizing mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and other techniques that can help transform traumatic experiences into strength and confidence in your ability to engage in the rest of your life.

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Therapists in Des Moines are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Des Moines

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.