Open for Appointments
Masks are optional at our practice.
If you are sick, please call and reschedule your appointment. If you have been exposed to someone who has tested positive, contact your Counselor before your appointment. We are able to do counseling through telehealth.
Thank you and be well!
Dr. Don Gilbert, CEO
Our West Des Moines office is moving
We focus on solving your problems
Our professional staff includes clinicians who are trained in the fields of psychology, mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, social work, and nutrition services. Our counselors also hold certifications in addictions counseling, speaking, training, and coaching. The broad extent of our therapists' training and experience allows us to offer a wide range of services to our clients.
Our staff meets with groups, and holds classes and seminars, at our Ankeny and West Des Moines, Iowa, locations. We are also available to bring our seminars and classes to your group or organization. We invite you to contact us for details or to schedule an event.
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