We give thanks for YOU!

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Help us welcome our newest counselor, Alicia Krpan, t.L.M.H.C., providing bilingual services to children, adolescents and adults

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Meet the Center’s 2017 #Giving Tuesday Community Ambassadors — and more in our November newsletter

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Health Tip from the Center: 5 ways to help children cope with anxiety

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Giving in a big way through your IRA

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Expanded Capacity to help – thanks to generous community support

The Center has expanded availability to serve clients who do not have insurance or who otherwise need to be seen on a sliding scale fee scale — with thanks to our graduate student counselors — and our broad base of generous donors. We welcome referrals if you know individuals who might benefit from counseling but have limited financial means. To learn more about our graduate student practicum program: https://dmpcc.org/our-services/clinical-education-training/

To schedule an appointment, please call 515-274-4006 or email info@dmpcc.org.

New Trauma Sensitive Yoga Drop-In Class

Eric Daishin McCabe, Instructor



We’re pleased to offer Trauma Sensitive Yoga for individuals whom identify as male.

More information here: https://dmpcc.org/yogaformen/

Thank you to Betty Durden, leaving a legacy for hope and healing

The family of Betty Durden, along with the Center’s executive director Jim Hayes, board vice chair Sally Wood, and two of the Center’s co-founders Ellery Duke and Eileen Burtle. Click image to read more.

Our support group for survivors of suicide loss meets every third Tuesday of the month. 

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With tremendous gratitude to our donors, we’re pleased to present the 2016 annual report

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Please connect with us!

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How to make a counseling or psychiatry appointment

Dr. Kelli Hill, Ph.D., (center) child psychologist and Director of Clinical Service at Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center, is one of 26 masters or doctorate-prepared counselors on staff. The Center’s psychiatry team, Dr. Geoffrey Hills, D.O., (right) and a psychiatric physician assistant, Susan Koehler, PA-C, (left) offers a full range of psychiatric care and consultation.

To make a counseling or psychiatry appointment, call 515-274-4006 or email info@dmpcc.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 45 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
      • Career Coaching
      • 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.



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