Our New Life professional counselors provide outpatient counseling services for adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups at our locations in Ankeny, West Des Moines, and Pleasant Hill.
Dr. Gilbert's Special Services
Our founder, Dr. Don Gilbert, offers coaching, consulting, speaking and training services to assist individuals and organizations grow and achieve their goals.
At New Life, we are guided by our faith-based principles and values, which are essential to our treatment philosophy and ministry. While our beliefs form the foundation for our work, we serve those from all perspectives and faiths.
We are Hiring
New Life is looking to expand its therapy team. We are seeking part-time or full-time clinical therapists, and part-time or full-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant with specialized mental health training.
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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Let’s Talk About Ozempic
May 2023 | Wellness Connections By Linda Wilcox Ozempic has become popularized in the media and is the new hot celebrity trend for weight loss transformation. As Ozempic is being prescribed to more and more people, it might be a good idea to talk about it and understand what it is, how it works, and how…
A NEW TAKE ON LIFE
We are born with social attachment points through how our parents try and mold us in childhood. Seeking a hit of certain neurotransmitters, children look for approval from their parents & will try to correlate their actions with positive responses. As adolescents, we replace parents with peers – oxytocin is released as a result of social belonging or validation.
Money may be a little more on everyone’s minds this month with Tax Day right in the middle of April. Just like the need to eat and sleep, money is a piece of our everyday lives that plays a role in our overall wellness. Wellness is more than just physical health – it is multi-dimensional including physical, spiritual, mental, emotional, social, occupational, and financial health. Each area is interdependent and influenced by the others. When one area is out of balance or not working well, the other areas are affected, and all are vital for optimal health and well-being.