Services Provided: Walk In Addictions Assessments on Tuesdays from 1-4pm in our Des Moines Office
* Substance Abuse Evaluations * Extended Outpatient Treatment
* OWI Assessments * Continuing Care Treatment
* DOT Reporting * Individual and group Counseling
* Intensive Outpatient Treatment * Anger Management Training
* CBT for Cannabis Abuse * Mental Health Screening
At Choices Therapy Services you will find skilled, experienced, certified drug and alcohol counselors who assist people in building richer, more rewarding lives free of dependence on substances.
MORGAN KONRAD, CADC
Addictions Department Supervisor
“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt
Morgan is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor that has experience working
with adults, adolescents, and families. She specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational
Interviewing to help clients meet their goals for change. Morgan enjoys taking a client-centered approach in meeting every person where they are in their recovery journey.
Morgan believes each person should be treated with respect, kindness, dignity, and empathy and uses a disease model approach in viewing struggles with addiction, She also utilizes a family disease model to further enhance the goals with their loved ones.
Morgan completed her Bachelor degree in Child, Adult, and Family Services at Iowa State University.
License, Certifications & Awards
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Certified in Mental Health First Aid
Professional Activities and Memberships
Board of Directors for Child Abuse Prevention Council of Warren County
Kappa Omicron Nu Human Services Honor Society
Susan Tridle, BA, MS
Addictions Counselor/Mental Health Therapist
“We can only see with open eyes, We can only listen with open ears, We can only thing with open minds” (Author unknown)
Susan has had extensive experience over the past 22 years with individuals of all ages and genders in educational settings, home settings, and facility settings. She has worked with individuals having many diagnoses (singular or multiple) including but not limited to: Intellectual Disabilities, Behavior Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Angelman’s Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Behavior, Conduct Disorder, Anger Management, and Schizophrenia. She is currently working toward completion of her Masters degree in Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Substance Abuse. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is her specialization along with skill building to replace maladaptive behaviors with socially acceptable behaviors, and using coping skills for anger management.
MA in Teaching: Special Education
MS Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Anitoch University
American Counseling Association
Autism Society of Iowa, member
National Education Association, member
Nodaway Valley Education Association, membership committee co-chairperson
Orient Women’s Club, President, Fundraiser chairperson
Elizabeth Hoifeldt. IADC, BSW
“I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” -Thomas Edison
Elizabeth holds her IADC (International Alcohol and Drug Counselor) and has experience working with adults with cooccurring disorders. She also has experience working with family members providing families and loved ones with a deeper understanding of substance use and mental health disorders. She has worked in the addictions field since 2016 in the outpatient setting. Elizabeth utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing to help clients meet their treatment goals. Elizabeth believes each client deserves the right to an individualized approach when seeking services for substance use disorders. Elizabeth also likes to take a holistic approach focusing on their wellness not just their substance use needs.
She is a graduate of the University of Iowa and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work.
International Alcohol and Drug Counselor