Following a thoughtful and rigorous search process, the board of directors of the Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center is pleased to announce their selection, chosen by unanimous consensus, for our next executive director: James E. Hayes.
Jim presently serves as Associate Dean/Director of Retention & Student Success at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. His education includes studies in History, French, Philosophy and Theology. Jim has an S.T.L. in systematic theology and a Doctorate from the Aquinas Institute at St. Louis University.
Please watch for more information about Jim and his transition to the Center in upcoming weeks. Jim’s start date is December 5, 2016. You are invited to post a welcome message to Jim by commenting on our Facebook page.
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How to make a counseling or psychiatry appointment
To make a counseling or psychiatry appointment, call 515-274-4006 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center is a nonprofit organization providing mental health services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. The Center’s approach is holistic, integrating mind, body and spirit for healing.
Although best known for its 43 years of quality, professional mental health therapy, the Center is a multi-faceted organization providing a range of services:
- Counseling, including specialized services for children and adolescents
- Psychological testing and assessment
- Psychiatric consultation and care
- Training for clinical professionals
- Spiritual direction and community education
- Leadership development for faith communities
- Conflict transformation services for congregations, nonprofits and businesses
As a nonsectarian organization, the Center is not affiliated with or restricted to a particular religious group.
A sliding payment scale is available for those without insurance. We gratefully accept donations to support our counseling assistance fund.