Our New Life professionals 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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Our professional training, experience, faith, and commitment to honoring each individual, enables us to offer counseling that empowers you with the tools, techniques, and confidence necessary to improve your life. We offer support and guidance in this journey through life's many changes and transitions as we partner together to work toward meeting your goals.

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Visit our counselor's page to learn more about our therapists and their areas of focus, or visit the services pages below to find a list of counselors who can help.

Counseling Services



Marriage, conflict, seperation, life transitions, pre-marital, SYMBIS, Infidelity, Singleness, Prepare/Enrich ToolnnRead More


Mood & Personality

Anxiety, grief, depression, ADD/ADHD, Personality disorders, stress, anger, codependency, narcissismnnRead More


Growth & Fulfillment

Self-image, guilt, shame, life transitions, work & career, goal setting, personal growthnnRead More


Spiritual Growth

Christian personal growth, Spiritual direction, Interested/questioning faith, Church hurtnnRead More


Trauma & EMDR

Abuse, Grief, PTSD, EMDR, Birth/hospital trauma, traumatic brain injuriesnnRead More


Family & Parenting

Family issues, life transitions, infertility, parentingnnRead More


Boundaries & Communication

Exploring your personal value system so that you can begin to communicate in a healthy waynnRead More

children and teens

Children & Teens

Children 3+, Teens, Art therapy, Play therapy, Narrative therapy, ADD/ADHD, Autism, Eating disorders, Behavior analysis & management, School/education, Twice exceptional & gifted, divorce supportnnRead More



Pornography & sexual addiction, disordered eating, addictive disorders, & recovery support.nnRead More




Our Locations






nnCall us for an appointment:nnAnkeny Officen227 NW School StreetnAnkeny, IA 50023nPhone: (515) 964-5003nnWest Des Moines Officen1200 Valley West Dr., Suite 700nWest Des Moines, IA 50266nPhone: (515) 225-4006nnPleasant Hill Officen1300 Metro East Drive, Ste. 106nPleasant Hill, IA 50327nPhone: (515) 964-5003nn



Most of our therapists will accept telehealth patients, but we have three that do only telehealth counseling.nnRead More

Our professional staff includes clinicians who are trained in the fields of psychology, mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, social work, medication management and nutrition services. Our counselors also hold certifications in faith based 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.nnOur 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.

Nutrition & Wellness Services

New Life offers nutrition and wellness services provided by a Registered Dietitian who can treat a variety of health concerns and clinical conditions. The Registered Dietitian will come alongside you every step of the way with personalized nutrition recommendations, guidance, and real – life tools and strategies to help you on your health and wellness journey.


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Medication Management and Psychological Testing

New Life offers psychological testing and medication management services. Our goal is to offer a hollistic experience by caring for all your mental health and wellness needs in one place, ensuring seamless coordination and comprehensive care.


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Confidentiality Policy


New Life Counseling and Coaching is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of client's protected health information and has practices in place to respect clients’ right to privacy. In response to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), we are pleased to provide our clients with a Notice of Privacy Practices online.