LOCATIONS

Des Moines, Iowa

Meet Our Team

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Des Moines, IA

11167 Aurora Avenue
Urbandale, IA 50322
 
Phone: (515) 225-6533
Fax: (515) 225-6775

Dr. Petrina D. Leitz

Therapist, LMFT

Petrina is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the states of California, Iowa, and Colorado. She has a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, and an Educational Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University.

Dr. Leitz began her work in mental health as a school-based therapist with an emphasis working with children with pervasive developmental disabilities. This led to a work in child welfare in San Bernardino County California. In 2016, Dr. Leitz relocated to Des Moines, Iowa, and began to work in community mental health as a clinician,  recognizing the importance of cultural competency in practice. As a clinician, she values the importance of the relationship and humor in the therapeutic process.