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Real Connections Counseling

  • Human Services/Counseling
  • Health Care/Psychology
3829 71st Street
Suite A
Urbandale, IA 50322
(515) 635-1805
Hours:
Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., and Saturday 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

About Us

Welcome! We are Real Connections Counseling, LLC. Our names are Rick & Monique Elgersma and we are Couples and Family Therapists. We love relationships and our effort is dedicated to enhancing read more
  • About

    Welcome! We are Real Connections Counseling, LLC. Our names are Rick & Monique Elgersma and we are Couples and Family Therapists. We love relationships and our effort is dedicated to enhancing relationships. What do we mean, ''relationships?'' Well, marriages for one & pre-marital counseling...couples of all kinds. We love, love! One of the things we do is help couples play together. We also want to help divorced couples learn to form a relationship that centers around raising their children well. Children too endure the pain when parents separate. Play therapy can be just the thing.

    We help couples, families, individuals, and children move through, and past, trouble, angst, anxiety, depression, anger, and/or confusion. Our work throughout the greater Des Moines, IA area is to help clients find their best opportunity to grow their relationships. We help others practice a good life. Practice might not make perfect, but it can make beautiful.

    We love our work as counselors, and we bring our own unique personalities and approaches to counseling. However, we also work together as co-counselors, and our couples have thoroughly enjoyed the experience of counseling with us, another normal couple who are crazy about each other.

    Peruse our website, www.realconnectionscounseling.com. You'll discover co-counseling, You'll find upcoming events and groups. You'll find new ideas, and maybe even sign up for newsletters! And if you spend enough time there, and then come to see us you might your own kind of happy. You will find how to learn to practice... real relationships.

  • Highlights

    • Co-Counseling. Counseling couples together: www.realconnectionscounseling.com/services/#co-counseling
  • Directions

    One block north of Douglas on 71st Street, take a right on Madison, then use the first driveway and head to Suite A. Our name is on the door.