Mental Health For You E Iowa E Bryce Carithers

Bryce Carithers

City: West Des Moines, IA
State: Iowa
License Name: Mental Health Counselor Temporary License (MHC-TL)



Office Address:

Polaris Counseling and EMDR, LLC

Polaris Counseling and EMDR, LLC

At Polaris Counseling, I take a strength-based approach that draws on the inner resources of each individual, and I recognize the ways in which our ethnic, sexual, and racial identities impact our experiences in the world.... Read More

3408 Woodland Avenue, Suite 403-A

West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

Therapy Specialties: 

Behavioral Issues
Emotional Disturbance
LGBT Issues
Self Esteem
Sexual Abuse
Women's Issues
Child or Adolescent
Life Coaching
Peer Relationships
Suicidal Ideation


Payments Accepted:
Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa


Personal Statement

Welcome! As your counselor, it is my goal to help you realize and actualize your personal, professional and life goals. Regardless of your situation or age, counseling can be a place to find support and achieve insight and skills for creating a path in life that feels more true to you.

I truly believe that counseling should be a good fit for you. Deciding the length and areas of focus is a collaborative process that should leave you feeling comfortable and hopeful, and together we will determine how counseling can help you feel more fulfilled in your life and relationships.

As a counselor, I specialize in mood and emotional disturbances, healing from a traumatic event or situation, and working with the LGBTQAI community. I also have specialized experience working with children and adolescents, and am comfortable working with a wide variety of other populations and problems.

Client Focus (Age)

Children (6 to 10)
Preteens/Tweens (11 to 13)
Adolescents/Teenagers (14 to 19)
Elders (65+)

Treatment Orientation

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT)

Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

Services Fee

Initial Consultation $0

Therapy Session $100-$150

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