New Life Counseling and Coaching

Offering faith-based Christian counseling and coaching services at three locations the Des Moines, Iowa area - Ankeny, West Des Moines, and Pleasant Hill.

We can help you find solutions to life problems that limit your success by utilizing sound psychological theory and interventions based on your unique needs. Call us today to find out how we can help you achieve success both personally and professionally.

Counseling Services

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.

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Online Class

New Year - New Way to Health and Wellness
Health and Wellness are not about quick fixes or fad diets that come and go as quickly as New Year’s Resolutions.  Optimal well being is not a destination but a journey that builds...

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Faith-Based

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.

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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.

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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.

Read the Latest on the New Life Blog

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New Year New Way to Health and Wellness

January 15, 2024

January 2024 | Wellness Connections By Linda Wilcox “What we think, feel, and believe about the physical body informs how we live in and through the body.”-Cultivate Well This time of year, the promises of quick fixes and fad diets are plenty and seem to come and go as quickly as our New Year’s Resolutions.…

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A New Take On Life

November 15, 2023

As a substance abuse counselor, I’ve heard it all. I’ve heard every excuse and defense under the sun in defense of an addictive behavior or that someone is not addicted to something, or someone. What I have learned in my career so far, and in my own journey of recovery, is that people find something that helps them feel good or better, and whether it is healthy or not, they will use it repeatedly and will be reluctant to ever admit that they may be addicted to it.

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Nutrition for Adults and Kids with ADD/ADHD

October 19, 2023

Food and supplements can play a major role in managing the symptoms of ADD/ADHD. Research shows that diets that include a variety of foods from all food groups and are limited in sugar and processed foods can help improve symptoms of ADHD. Food can also help medications work more efficiently. Since food can lay a foundation for overall good health, here are some basic dietary recommendations for adults and children who have been diagnosed with ADD/ADHD.