About Mind & Spirit Counseling Center

Formerly Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center. Our mission, our people and our services remain the same.

Our Commitment to DEI

The Mind and Spirit Counseling Center is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community for our clients and employees. We recognize that diversity and inclusion of age, gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, religion and disabilities will enhance our ability to honor our core values of equity, respect, compassion, and creating accessibility to high-quality services for all.

Mental health support is a holistic journey. We walk with you every step of the way.

Mind & Spirit Counseling Center is the welcoming place for those seeking inspiration, hope and healing of body, mind and spirit. We provide services to people from all walks of life, regardless of financial barriers.

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We walk with people through counseling and education to find hope and healing, and to live a fulfilling life.


The Center will be recognized as the welcoming place for those seeking inspiration, hope, and healing of body, mind and spirit.


Non-sectarian, not affiliated with a church or religion

Mind-body-spirit approach, according to client preference

Trust, respect and compassion

High standards of professional care

Access for all, regardless of insurance status

Who We Serve

Mind & Spirit Counseling Center’s licensed clinicians serve more than 3,000 individuals annually through counseling and education.

  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Clergy
  • Teachers
  • Police officers
  • LGBTQ+ people
  • Veterans
  • Survivors of trauma
  • Families of addicted loved ones
  • People from all faith traditions (including none)
  • Others who need quality mental health counseling
How We Serve

Mind and Spirit Counseling Services is dedicated to ensuring all clients receive the same high-quality services and treatment, regardless of their insurance status. We provide…


Available for individuals of all ages, including children and adolescents through our “Children Overcoming the Obstacles of Life” or C.O.O.L.


No need to turn elsewhere for medication needs. The Center has several clinicians on staff to ensure to prescribe and manage medication needs.

Psychological Services

Testing and assessment for all ages to assess learning disorders, IQ, developmental challenges, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD and more.

Spiritual Direction

Non-sectarian and open to those nonreligious.

Clinical Training

For graduate students, postgraduates clinical residency program, psychology postdoctoral fellowship.


Such as Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction™ (MBSR) classes, boundary training and community education.

Leadership Programs

Conflict transformation and strategic planning services for congregations, nonprofits and businesses

Mind & Spirit Counseling Services depends on the goodwill of the community to support those in need of mental health services.

Through charitable donations from the community and grants appropriated for services we provide; the Center is steadfast in its commitment to serve all. We welcome all support for the continuation and expansion of mental health services. All donations and gifts are tax-deductible and provide support to clients using the Center’s services and programs.