Compassionate, whole person care, where you matter.

You are welcome. You are heard. You are enough.

Psychological assessments in a caring environment.

Guiding individuals through substance abuse recovery.

Here for you in
more ways than one.

Welcome to Central Iowa Psychological Services.


Central Iowa Psychological Services (CIPS) is a unique group of psychologists, mental health counselors, psychiatric nurse practitioners, marital and family therapists, and social workers in Ames, Ankeny, and West Des Moines, Iowa.

Our staff and providers welcome clients in a safe and inclusive environment. Mental health is an everyday and very real occurrence for people from all walks of life and we are committed to establishing a welcoming and positive experience.

We understand how overwhelming it can be to take that first step towards seeking help. Our team of caring, compassionate professionals are here to guide you along your path of healing and recovery.

You are not alone.

Insurance Accepted

We’re Here to Help

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