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    New Life Services

    New Life Counseling and Coaching offers a wide range of counseling and coaching services in the Des Moines, Iowa, area.

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    Our professional staff members are trained in the fields of psychology, mental health counseling, marriage and family therapy, and social work, which allows us to offer a broad range of services to our clients.

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    We are guided by our faith-based values, which are essential to our treatment philosophy and ministry. Although our beliefs form the foundation for our work, we serve those from all perspectives and faiths.

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    New Life has two convenient locations in the greater Des Moines, Iowa, area.

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New Life Counseling and Coaching

New Life Counseling and Coaching offers faith-based Christian counseling and coaching services at two locations the Des Moines, Iowa area - Ankeny and West Des Moines. We can help you find solutions to life problems that limit your success by utilizing sound psychological theory and interventions based on the your unique needs. Call us today to find out how we can help you achieve success both personally and professionally.

 

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Counseling Services

Counseling services Our New Life professional counselors provide outpatient counseling services for adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups at our locations in Ankeny and West Des Moines.

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Specialized Services

Coaching servicesOur founder, Dr. Don Gilbert, offers coaching, consulting, speaking and training services to assist individuals and organizations grow and achieve their goals.

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Faith-Based Counseling

Faith-based counselingAt 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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Our Team

Donald Gilbert, MS, PHD, LMHC, BCPC

I began my career as an ordained minister in the Wesleyan Church. I was passionate about helping…

Christina Hill, MA, LMFT

My goal as a therapist is to provide a safe and nurturing environment for individuals to heal…

Matt Ness, MA, LMHC, LMFT

Through counseling, my desire is to meet couples and individuals wherever they are at, and walk…

Katie Blair, BS, MS Candidate

It was during my undergraduate studies in Psychology at Iowa State University that I first…

Angie Appelgate, MSW, LISW

I received my undergraduate degree in Psychology and Religion at Central College and my graduate…

Julie Roche, MA

I believe wholeheartedly in the therapeutic process. Learning to trust in a loving God and…

Meg Garrison, MA, LMHC, NCC

Life brings many changes, transitions, loss and frustrations. Dealing with these issues can be…

Erik Oostenink, MA, LMHC

After a stint majoring in business and accounting, I felt called to work in the counseling…

Mission

To provide professional faith-based services that facilitate the process for personal and relational growth.

Philosophy

Offering a safe environment where we passionately seek to partner with and equip people in their unique journey towards emotional, psychological, relational and spiritual health.

Goals

To accompany clients as they:

  • Heal and gain understanding from past experiences
  • Learn practical skills to enhance daily living
  • Are empowered to make ongoing healthy decisions
  • Achieve personal, relational and professional success
  • Grow to live their values and principles