Heather Reid
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW Verified
Des Moines, IA 50312
Offers online therapy
UNFORTUNATELY, I AM NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS AT THIS TIME. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with sixteen years of experience who enjoys working with individuals of all ages. My goal is to provide a calm and accepting environment that allows all individuals to feel safe exploring and finding solutions to the issues they face in their lives. My primary areas of specialty are children, adolescents, chronic illness and family concerns. I am also passionate about working with individuals who identify as LGBTQ and/or non-binary.
(515) 316-6031
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Des Moines, IA 50312
Offers online therapy
UNFORTUNATELY, I AM NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS AT THIS TIME. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with sixteen years of experience who enjoys working with individuals of all ages. My goal is to provide a calm and accepting environment that allows all individuals to feel safe exploring and finding solutions to the issues they face in their lives. My primary areas of specialty are children, adolescents, chronic illness and family concerns. I am also passionate about working with individuals who identify as LGBTQ and/or non-binary.
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Rena Olsen
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Des Moines, IA 50309
Offers online therapy
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
Offers online therapy
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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Emberly J. Lashley
Counselor, MS, NCC, LMHC Verified
Des Moines, IA 50312
I use a variety of counseling approaches; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing, Modified Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Psychoanalysis, Non-Directive and Directive Play Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Solution Focused Brief Therapy.
The Beverly Center for Trauma Therapy, PLLC provides services to the community using a neutrality in counseling philosophy, meeting you where you are in your beliefs. We strongly feel that all people have the right to make their own choices and encourage clients to make choices that will promote their mental health in alignment with their own personal beliefs. You have the right to receive non bias counseling services and maintain dignity as an individual. We do not discriminate, judge or try to influence the decisions made by our clients, but rather explore the outcomes to decisions that will bring the most positive effect.
(515) 303-3516 x101
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Des Moines, IA 50312
I use a variety of counseling approaches; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing, Modified Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Psychoanalysis, Non-Directive and Directive Play Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Solution Focused Brief Therapy.
The Beverly Center for Trauma Therapy, PLLC provides services to the community using a neutrality in counseling philosophy, meeting you where you are in your beliefs. We strongly feel that all people have the right to make their own choices and encourage clients to make choices that will promote their mental health in alignment with their own personal beliefs. You have the right to receive non bias counseling services and maintain dignity as an individual. We do not discriminate, judge or try to influence the decisions made by our clients, but rather explore the outcomes to decisions that will bring the most positive effect.
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Amy J. Ugulini Pals
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50317
Offers online therapy
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.
(515) 393-4137
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50317
Offers online therapy
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.
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Kristy Lynn Brown
Counselor, LMHC, NCC, CADC Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50310
Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), AMHCA Diplomate and Clinical Mental Health Specialist in Trauma (DCMHS-T), Certified Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist (TF-CBT), EMDR Trained Therapist, Trained in Discovery Work & as a Disaster Mental Health Volunteer.
**Accepting new clients with Blue Cross Blue Shield and Health Partners insurance** Trying to find a therapist that is a good fit for you or your family can be overwhelming. With over 18 years of clinical experience working in the mental health profession, it would be my honor to walk by your side, helping find some resolution towards your goals. I specialize in working with individuals struggling with emotion disregulation, depression, anxiety, substances, stress management, communication, overall relationship dynamics, family conflict, school issues, and trauma.
(515) 975-9915
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50310
Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), AMHCA Diplomate and Clinical Mental Health Specialist in Trauma (DCMHS-T), Certified Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist (TF-CBT), EMDR Trained Therapist, Trained in Discovery Work & as a Disaster Mental Health Volunteer.
**Accepting new clients with Blue Cross Blue Shield and Health Partners insurance** Trying to find a therapist that is a good fit for you or your family can be overwhelming. With over 18 years of clinical experience working in the mental health profession, it would be my honor to walk by your side, helping find some resolution towards your goals. I specialize in working with individuals struggling with emotion disregulation, depression, anxiety, substances, stress management, communication, overall relationship dynamics, family conflict, school issues, and trauma.
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Sarah J Garcia
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50310
Offers online therapy
***Accepting new appointments*** I have 13 years’ experience in social services, including 7 years engaged in adolescent, adult, couples and family therapy. During that time, I’ve seen first-hand the impact depression, anxiety and trauma can have on child development, marriages, parenting and interpersonal skills in general. My approach to helping improve the connections in people’s lives starts with understanding their needs in a safe, judgement-free environment.
(515) 203-2694
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50310
Offers online therapy
***Accepting new appointments*** I have 13 years’ experience in social services, including 7 years engaged in adolescent, adult, couples and family therapy. During that time, I’ve seen first-hand the impact depression, anxiety and trauma can have on child development, marriages, parenting and interpersonal skills in general. My approach to helping improve the connections in people’s lives starts with understanding their needs in a safe, judgement-free environment.
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Gayle Greco
Counselor, MS, LMHC Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50322
Offers online therapy
Gayle believes that the key components to living a happy, successful life include maintaining functional thought patterns, effectively communicating needs and emotions to others, and cultivating a strong sense of self. After exploring the origin of your distress, Gayle will help you identify counterproductive thought patterns and teach you how to challenge them to bring about personal growth. Gayle earned a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from The University of Kansas, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from The University of Iowa.
(515) 454-1685
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50322
Offers online therapy
Gayle believes that the key components to living a happy, successful life include maintaining functional thought patterns, effectively communicating needs and emotions to others, and cultivating a strong sense of self. After exploring the origin of your distress, Gayle will help you identify counterproductive thought patterns and teach you how to challenge them to bring about personal growth. Gayle earned a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from The University of Kansas, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from The University of Iowa.
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Hannah Martens
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CADC Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50322
Offers online therapy
I am trained in EMDR, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Family Systems Therapy.
Do you feel as if you or your loved one has lost their way, like connections that were once there have somehow been severed? Have you wondered how to regain or re-kindle those relationships with others? Sometimes on the journey through life, your ability to navigate can become overwhelming and confusing. It is during these times that having someone to help find new ways to mend relationships or make new connections can be useful.
(515) 400-3913
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50322
Offers online therapy
I am trained in EMDR, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Family Systems Therapy.
Do you feel as if you or your loved one has lost their way, like connections that were once there have somehow been severed? Have you wondered how to regain or re-kindle those relationships with others? Sometimes on the journey through life, your ability to navigate can become overwhelming and confusing. It is during these times that having someone to help find new ways to mend relationships or make new connections can be useful.
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Shannon Schmidt
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50311
Offers online therapy
I believe therapy should be a safe place where you can explore what you want for yourself, learn how to manage your past, and become the person you know you really are. Therapy can be an intimidating process to begin with, but with time and trust, we will work together to meet your goals. I use a variety of modalities to meet my clients' needs.
(515) 373-8921
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50311
Offers online therapy
I believe therapy should be a safe place where you can explore what you want for yourself, learn how to manage your past, and become the person you know you really are. Therapy can be an intimidating process to begin with, but with time and trust, we will work together to meet your goals. I use a variety of modalities to meet my clients' needs.
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Tiffany Conroy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50313
Offers online therapy
I have training in several therapeutic modalities, including Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) & Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprograming (EMDR).
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, and 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.
(515) 297-7182
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50313
Offers online therapy
I have training in several therapeutic modalities, including Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) & Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprograming (EMDR).
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, and 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.
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Amber Charisse Jointer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LMSW Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50310
Amber believes that the therapeutic process begins with building a trusting relationship while providing a safe and non judgmental space to share life challenges and stressors. Amber provides services with a high degree of empathy in a manner that is very down to earth and authentic. Amber utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) at this time. Amber is passionate about working with both teenagers and adults who have experienced complex and significant traumas in addition to those who struggle with anxiety and depressive disorders.
(515) 337-8785
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50310
Amber believes that the therapeutic process begins with building a trusting relationship while providing a safe and non judgmental space to share life challenges and stressors. Amber provides services with a high degree of empathy in a manner that is very down to earth and authentic. Amber utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) at this time. Amber is passionate about working with both teenagers and adults who have experienced complex and significant traumas in addition to those who struggle with anxiety and depressive disorders.
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Ashley Stavig
Counselor, MA, LMHC Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50312
Offers online therapy
Ashley is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who utilizes a range of modalities to help address areas of concern including depression, anxiety and trauma. Ashley believes therapy is a process in which the therapist and client collaborate to create positive change. Her professional training includes EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) and TF-EAP (Trauma Focused-Equine Assisted Psychotherapy). Therapy is a time to address underlying issues so you can reach your goals and enjoy life!
(515) 303-2137
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50312
Offers online therapy
Ashley is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who utilizes a range of modalities to help address areas of concern including depression, anxiety and trauma. Ashley believes therapy is a process in which the therapist and client collaborate to create positive change. Her professional training includes EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) and TF-EAP (Trauma Focused-Equine Assisted Psychotherapy). Therapy is a time to address underlying issues so you can reach your goals and enjoy life!
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Cara Sanders
Counselor, MS, NCC, LMHC , CADC Verified
Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50314
"You don't have to have it figured out to move forward." I strive to provide client-centered and compassionate care to individuals of all ages, couples, and families. I believe that at the heart of good client care is a healthy therapeutic relationship. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and I am trained in eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and utilize trauma-informed approaches in my therapy practice. I am also a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC). I firmly believe that all individuals possess the power to heal themselves. I can assist you on that journey. I am now offering telehealth services.
(515) 320-8069
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Office is near:
Des Moines, IA 50314
"You don't have to have it figured out to move forward." I strive to provide client-centered and compassionate care to individuals of all ages, couples, and families. I believe that at the heart of good client care is a healthy therapeutic relationship. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and I am trained in eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and utilize trauma-informed approaches in my therapy practice. I am also a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC). I firmly believe that all individuals possess the power to heal themselves. I can assist you on that journey. I am now offering telehealth services.
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Emily Murphy
Counselor, MS, LMHC Verified
Des Moines, IA 50322
**Currently full** My passion is working with children, young adults and their families in dealing with a wide array of issues including depression, anxiety, anger management, trauma, self-esteem, grief, divorce, parenting concerns, and family conflict. I believe that the therapeutic process is a collaborative journey that involves the entire family. As a therapist it is a privilege to witness this journey and to offer compassion, validation, support, and education along the way. I utilize a wide variety of approaches, including play therapy, when working with clients so that each client gets exactly what they need.
(515) 393-6954
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Des Moines, IA 50322
**Currently full** My passion is working with children, young adults and their families in dealing with a wide array of issues including depression, anxiety, anger management, trauma, self-esteem, grief, divorce, parenting concerns, and family conflict. I believe that the therapeutic process is a collaborative journey that involves the entire family. As a therapist it is a privilege to witness this journey and to offer compassion, validation, support, and education along the way. I utilize a wide variety of approaches, including play therapy, when working with clients so that each client gets exactly what they need.
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Greg Allen Fuqua
Counselor, MA, T-LMHC Verified
Des Moines, IA 50312
Offers online therapy
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!
(515) 316-2460
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Des Moines, IA 50312
Offers online therapy
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!
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Annie Lass
Counselor, MA, LMHC, NCC Verified
Des Moines, IA 50312
Offers online therapy
I'm offering telehealth/online sessions during the pandemic to help with any anxiety, stress, depression, loneliness, or grief you may be experiencing. As a clinician I utilize a holistic and trauma-sensitive approach when meeting in sessions. I strive to develop an environment of connection, safety, and comfortability for you to be able to discuss your concerns. I will work collaboratively with you to ensure that your goals are being met through the therapy process. My desire is for you to be able to live a more fulfilling and meaningful life.
(515) 619-6627
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Des Moines, IA 50312
Offers online therapy
I'm offering telehealth/online sessions during the pandemic to help with any anxiety, stress, depression, loneliness, or grief you may be experiencing. As a clinician I utilize a holistic and trauma-sensitive approach when meeting in sessions. I strive to develop an environment of connection, safety, and comfortability for you to be able to discuss your concerns. I will work collaboratively with you to ensure that your goals are being met through the therapy process. My desire is for you to be able to live a more fulfilling and meaningful life.
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MacKenzie Gibbons
LMHC 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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Brandy Stephen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW, IADC Verified
Des Moines, IA 50313
We all make our own way through life's journey and encounter hardships, and while these circumstances are temporary their impact influences us for a lifetime. If anxiety, depression, trauma, adjustment/change or other struggles are interfering with your life, therapy may help you become more self-aware, to learn to love and accept yourself, enhance relationships, and improve your overall quality and functioning in life. I have a passion for helping people navigate life's struggles and assist them toward realizing their goals; I believe in the power of the therapeutic relationship to assist others on their journey of self-reflection.
(515) 585-1160
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Des Moines, IA 50313
We all make our own way through life's journey and encounter hardships, and while these circumstances are temporary their impact influences us for a lifetime. If anxiety, depression, trauma, adjustment/change or other struggles are interfering with your life, therapy may help you become more self-aware, to learn to love and accept yourself, enhance relationships, and improve your overall quality and functioning in life. I have a passion for helping people navigate life's struggles and assist them toward realizing their goals; I believe in the power of the therapeutic relationship to assist others on their journey of self-reflection.
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Erica Krolak
Counselor, LMHC, NCC Verified
Des Moines, IA 50312
Offers online therapy
Hello and welcome! I enjoy working with children (ages 6 to 11) as well as adults and couples. I provide a safe and comfortable environment where you can discuss your feelings and difficulties. I will assist you in identifying the goals you would like to set for yourself and provide you with the education and tools available to understand and approach the struggles you are experiencing. I have enjoyed working in the mental health field since 2006 and in private practice since 2009.
(515) 864-7239
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Des Moines, IA 50312
Offers online therapy
Hello and welcome! I enjoy working with children (ages 6 to 11) as well as adults and couples. I provide a safe and comfortable environment where you can discuss your feelings and difficulties. I will assist you in identifying the goals you would like to set for yourself and provide you with the education and tools available to understand and approach the struggles you are experiencing. I have enjoyed working in the mental health field since 2006 and in private practice since 2009.
Andrew Scott Doty
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Des Moines, IA 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, IA 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.

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