Career and Life Transition Counseling


Linda (Lin) A. Phillips
200 Army Post Road, Suite 3
Des Moines, IA 50315
Office Phone: (515) 285-1240
E-mail Contact:

What a person does for a living is such an integral part of their life, that their work should be enjoyable and use their skills and interests, and be compatible with their values.

Lin works in individual counseling and coaching sessions with people who are looking to make a career or job change because they seek something more satisfying, fulfilling and rewarding. She also works with people who have lost their job and need to re-establish their sense of balance and worth as well as tune up their job seeking skills. In addition, Lin can help students identify a college major, and can help individuals facing the end of their career to plan for rich and fulfilling activities and purpose in their retirement years, or return to productive employment after a period of retirement.


Individual Career Counseling services available at Career and Life Transition Counseling include:

  • Interest and Skill assessment
  • Values exploration
  • Career, employer, volunteer and educational opportunity research
  • Goal planning
  • Career exploration strategies
  • Resume and cover letter coaching and review
  • Interview strategy and practice
  • Personal counseling and coaching to overcome or deal with barriers to employment
  • Retirement activity planning
Though Lin prefers to work with clients face-to-face, she is also available to counsel over the telephone or through internet video conferencing.

Individual counseling sessions can be scheduled with Lin by calling 515-285-1240 or by email at

What others say:
"I would highly recommend Lin's services. She has provided me with valuable feedback and guidance at various times in my career and job searches. Not only has she helped with revising my resume, but she also provided up-to-date information about the job market and climate. She is very skilled at helping one assess their career ambitions, accomplishments and opportunities. She then guides you in applying that information to set goals and work toward them. I will definitely use Lin's services again in the future should the need arise." Lori A