Bellevue, Iowa Behavioral Counseling and Therapy

Life Connections in Bellevue, Iowa offers a variety of mental health services which help you and your loved ones build healthy relationships, learn coping and wellness tools, and reduce or manage mental health symptoms of concern in your lives. Our team of licensed, skilled mental health professionals in Bellevue are passionate about providing mental health therapy, behavioral counseling, and support for a wide range of mental health and behavioral symptoms and concerns.



Our office is conveniently located in downtown Bellevue overlooking the Mississippi River. This office also serves the surrounding communities in Jackson County including Blanding, IL, Aiken, IL, Pleasant Creek, IA, Green Island, IA, Springbrook, IA, Conntonville, IA, and St. Donatus, IA. 


Contact us today to schedule an appointment:
122 S Riverview, Bellevue, IA 52031


Mental Health Services in Jackson County

Our mental health therapists based in Bellevue, Iowa offer support and techniques for coping  with and managing anxiety, relationship issues, depression, trauma, mood and thought disorders, ADHD, and a wide range of other mental health concerns. Life Connections in Bellevue offers counseling at our local office through individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, and marriage and couples’ therapy. Tele-Mental Health services are also available in our office locations and also from your home using your own devices.


Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS)

In addition to in-office therapy, Life Connections offers in-home Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS). Our BHIS providers provide services in the comfort of your own home and in approved school locations. Your child and family will participate in a combination of skill-building programs which target behavioral issues using evidence-based practices based on individualized treatment plan goals. Our BHIS professionals address behavioral issues and improve communication, anger management, coping, and decision making through skill-building. Children must be covered by Iowa State/Medicaid Insurance to be eligible for BHIS services.


Mental Health Waiver Services- Family and Community Support (FCS) Services and In-Home Family Therapy

Family and Community Service Providers are trained professionals on staff here at Life Connections who are making a difference in the community with their clients! FCS services provide the unique opportunity for clients to be present and interact with their communities in order to develop social skills and participate in skill-building in the moment with their provider outside of the home. Life Connections services the Iowa Mental Health Waiver with FCS services as well as in-home family therapy with trained, licensed mental health professionals.


School-Based Mental Health Therapy Services

Life Connections also offers mental health therapy services for school districts. We are able to provide a contracted full or part time therapist stationed in your district to work with students during school hours. Our school-based therapists can meet with children during school hours to support and facilitate collaborative mental health services with your local school district.



Affordable Mental Health Service Options

Obtaining counseling, therapy, or behavioral health services needed for yourself or your family has never been easier than it is today. We have you covered with private pay options, State/Medicaid acceptance, and in-network services for many private insurance companies. Feel free to call us with any insurance coverage or payment questions.


Meet our staff


Alyssa Hennings LMHC

CEO of Behavioral Health

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Alyssa’s career with Life Connections began in April of 2014. She began as a Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS) counselor and is now our CEO of Behavioral Health! Alyssa is a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) and provides individual counseling, couples counseling, and family therapy. She also completes assessment for BHIS.
In 2013, Alyssa graduated from Loras College with her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and a minor in biology. In 2016, she received her Master of Arts degree in psychology. While in college, Alyssa worked in a group home with children who had behavioral and developmental diagnoses, particularly Autism Spectrum Disorders. Alyssa transitioned from that role into behavioral support at an alternative agency working with children diagnosed with Conduct Disorder and had truancy concerns. Alyssa joined Horizons, a Family Service Alliance Team, in 2013 as a BHIS provider, which later merged with Life Connections.
Alyssa specializes in play therapy and is working toward becoming a registered play therapist. She is also experienced in treating trauma, depression, and anxiety. Alyssa utilizes person-centered therapy techniques, meeting clients where they are and building upon their strengths. She is trained to provide Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. She also utilizes aspects of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, which focuses on values-based living and accepting uncomfortable emotions. Alyssa draws on aspects of each modality in order to create a customized treatment plan in collaboration with the client, focused upon their unique experiences and goals.


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