LifeWorks is happy to still be able to provide mental and behavioral health services to families amidst the COVID-19 restrictions currently in place in our state. All of our providers, including school-based therapists, therapists in both Ankeny and Des Moines offices, BHIS workers and our nurse practitioner are providing Telehealth services. These can take place through video or audio options and are simple to set up. Many providers are also offering in-person services. We recognize that this is a time of increased stress and worry for families. Please know that LifeWorks is here to support the mental health needs of all members of our community.

Therapists at LifeWorks are licensed at the Master’s or Independent level. LifeWorks therapists specialize in: Marriage & Family Counseling, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, Panic Attacks, ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety, and other concerns. LifeWorks therapists accept most private insurances, Title XIX, Crime Victim Assistance Funds and private pay.

LifeWorks has advanced masters level practicum students available to provide pro bono therapy to clients without insurance coverage or the inability to pay. Our practicum students are supervised weekly by a licensed clinician on their cases. Space may be limited depending on student availability.

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For more information about therapy services, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.


Wrigley is a mini-golden doodle who is working on his Therapy Dog Certification. He is a TDI (Therapy Dog International) certified therapy dog as well as a certified trick dog!  Wrigley specializes in helping people relax and enjoy themselves.  His favorite pass times are belly rubs, playing with friends, chewing on deer antlers, and spending time with his Lifeworks family.

To learn more about our therapy services or to schedule an appointment, please call our office at 515-255-8399.