Bridget M. Bencke Hiveley, LMHC, NCC, Clinical Therapist and Counselor with Central Iowa Psychological Services

Get to know Clinical Therapist and Counselor Bridget M. Bencke Hiveley, who serves the population of West Des Moines, Iowa.

Bridget is a highly trained and qualified clinical therapist and counselor with a vast expertise in all facets of her work. Bridget has been in practice for more than a decade and is currently serving clients within Central Iowa Psychological Services in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Bridget graduated with her Bachelor of Science Degree in 2003 from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. An advocate for continuing education, she obtained her Master of Science Degree in Mental Health in 2006 within the same institution. Since graduating, Bridget has completed a number of advanced training courses, and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor.

Bridget is certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors, and is renowned across Iowa as a specialist in the treatment of anxiety and depression. She is also noted for her expertise in counseling for children and adolescents, as well as adoption counseling. Bridget attributes her success to the encouragement she received during her education, and to the support of her colleagues. When she is not working, Bridget enjoys reading, walking, working out, and spending quality time with her family.

Licensed professional counselors (LPCs), also called licensed clinical professional counselors or licensed mental health counselors in some states, focus on mental, emotional, and behavioral issues in a variety of healthcare settings. These professionals work with families, individuals, groups, and couples in roles as wide-ranging as substance abuse counseling, psychoanalysis, and learning disability counseling.

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