Where we are.

Family Services has moved to the new Ginny Peterson Behavioral Health Campus at 1551 Indian Hills Drive, Building C. Upper Level.  Please call us at 712-293-4900 with any questions.


Who we are.

Family Services provides mental health services to children and families. At the heart of the organization is a team of highly experienced, licensed therapists and a psychiatrist who are equipped to provide tools necessary to navigate life.

Our services are dedicated to ensuring that we help individuals of all ages and backgrounds overcome problems interfering with daily life.

Assistance is provided in a variety of settings including individual, group, couple and family counseling.

Program Goals.

Programs are specifically designed to provide individuals with the attention they need to succeed and includes strategies to help:

Strengthen family relationships

Heal the effects of abuse and trauma

Recover from life changing events

Enhance parenting skills

Manage everyday stressors

Improve behavioral issues



Mental Health Services

Our Services

We offer an array of services that focus on an individual's need to lead to a healthier lifestyle.

Adoption Issues


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity (ADHD)

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

Couple Counseling


Disruptive Behaviors

Domestic Violence

Faith Based Counseling

Family Counseling

Grief & Loss Counseling

Individual Counseling

Juvenile Problematic Sexual Behavior

Parent Child Interactive Therapy

Physical, Sexual Abuse & Neglect

Post Partum Depression

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Pre-marital Counseling

Self-harming Behavior

Suicidal Thoughts

Our Specialty Services

In addition to our regular services, we also offer a variety of specialties focused on helping individual needs.

Court Ordered Anger Management

Classes that help an individual learn how to manage their anger to lead to a healthier lifestyle.

Eye Movement Desensitization And Reprocessing (EMDR)

A psychotherapy treatment used to treat trauma by diminishing negative feelings associated with memories of a traumatic event.

Registered Play Therapy for Children

Appropriate for children 3-12, play therapy is an alternative to regular therapy to help children    express their emotions.

Iowa Domestic Abuse Education

A program designed to help individuals learn to recognize their anger and cope with it.

Trauma Focuses

Addresses the emotional and mental needs of   individuals struggling with the destructive effects of trauma.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

A type of psychotherapy that helps boost happiness by modifying emotions, behaviors and thoughts.

Sex Offender Treatment Program (SOTP)

An intensive program that assists sex offenders and provides immediate feedback.


When Things aren't going well


This program is dedicated to your mental health wellness and brought to you by Family Services, a United Way partner-agency. Each week we will discuss various topics regarding mental wellness. We hope that our “help you to help yourself” approach to mental wellness will aid you to navigate the tough times.

If you have a question or topic that you would like addressed on the show please click here to complete an anonymous form.

This program is not intended to replace the treatment given by doctors or other clinical providers.  Everyone should always consult with their practitioners  to insure the proper course of action.

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