Fort Dodge Behavioral Counseling and Therapy


Life Connections in Fort Dodge, 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 Fort Dodge 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 on Central Avenue in Fort Dodge. This office serves the surrounding communities of Webster County including Coalville, Gowrie, and Dayton.


Contact us today to schedule an appointment:


704 Central Ave. Suite 206-207

Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501



Mental Health Services in Fort Dodge, Iowa

Our mental health therapists based in Fort Dodge, 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 Fort Dodge 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


BHIS Manager

Rebecca Edwards

View BioRebecca has been working with Life Connections since April of 2016. She is the Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS) Manager in Algona, Humboldt, Fort Dodge, and Mason City, and also provides BHIS counseling to individuals and families. She attended the University of Maryland and graduated in 2016 with her Bachelor of Science degree in both finance and psychology. Rebecca is passionate about empowering young people in our communities in order to create a successful future. For this reason, she is active in community events that focus on providing positive experiences and growth for youth. Rebecca has been a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars since 2012 and is also an active member of the Military Spouse’s Group in the United States Airforce. Rebecca specializes in building anger management skills, social skills, life skills, and self-esteem. She utilizes the 7 C’s of Resilience curriculum, as well as Wellness Recovery Action Plans and Stop and Think. Her office is a safe place for all to relax and engage in coping with daily stressors.


Meet our Therapists



Meet our BHIS providers