Denise Hein-Bolten, MA LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Denise meets with clients in the Lakeville, MN and West Des Moines, IA Locations.
For an apointment at the Lakeville MN location call 952-201-7831 for an apointement at the West Des Moines IA locations call 515-453-8410

Denise offers faith-based counseling intertwining sound psychological theory and intervention with Biblical truths. She is dedicated to helping individuals, couples, and families create a life worth living. Her goal is to help people find healing and growth as they negotiate the challenges encountered in life. Denise believes that by creating an emotionally safe environment, clients will be encouraged to develop strong, assertive voices, respecting and validating themselves while exploring the constraints of their lives. Helping people striving to overcome these constraints through learned life skills and the application of sound Biblical principles that have withstood the test of time. This allows a solid foundation for any issues clients face and supports that foundation with a framework based on the latest advances in psychology.

Denise has over fifteen years experience counseling individuals, couples, and families. She is a Board Certified Christian Counselor, Charter member of the International Christian Coaching Association, and an AAMFT Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor. She has completed level one of the Gottman Method of Therapy for Couples. The Gottman couples therapy method is backed by 42 years of clinical research and has proven strategies to help couples with conflict management and communication issues.

Denise earned her Master's Degree from Bethel Seminary, St. Paul, MN in Marriage and Family Therapy. Denise currently owns and operates Genesis Counseling in Des Moines, Iowa and has expanded her practice to Green Lotus Yoga & Healing Center in Lakeville, Minnesota.

Therapeutic Counseling Services

Denise offers comprehensive mental health services for an array of mental health and relational concerns. Here are just some of the counseling services that she provides to meet your needs:
•Individual Therapy
•Family Counseling
•Couples Counseling
•Parenting Counseling
•Blended or Step Family Counseling

She has treated a variety of disorders, including, but not limited to:
•Body Image Issues
•Borderline Personality Disorders
•Eating Disorders, Especially Binge and Compulsive Eating
•Grief and Loss
•Mood and Anxiety Disorders
•Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
•Panic Disorder
•Parenting and Discipline Dtruggles
•Self-Esteem Issues
•Self Harm Behaviors
•Stress Management

Denise does take insurance at the Iowa location. Please see the services page of the website.

Denise has chosen not to be in any provider networks in Minnesota at this time. However, many insurance companies have policies that provide for out-of-network benefits, which could help with the cost of therapy. Check with your insurance carrier to determine what benefits are available to you. Sessions are 50 or 90 minutes, depending on treatment plan.  For a fee schedule, please contact Denise. 

Payment is due at the beginning of each session, but Denise is willing to negotiate a payment plan if needed. She has a few slots open for reduced or sliding scale clients. Please discuss any concerns about cost or coverage with Denise directly.

To set up an appointment with Denise, please call her directly at 952.201.7831 or email Denise.


If you are a graduate looking for clinical supervision towards your Iowa or Minnesota license feel free to contact Denise Hein-Bolten about supervision services. Call 952.201.7831. Denise Hein-Bolten is a AAMFT Board Approved Supervisor.

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Genesis Counseling Inc - West Des Moines Ia - Ph (515) 453-8410
Genesis Counseling Inc - Lakeville, MN - Ph (952-201-7831