Compass Tree Counseling

Psychotherapy Services in Ames, Iowa

Compass Tree Counseling is provides comprehensive, individualized, holistic psychotherapy services to children, teens, adults, couples and families in Story County and surrounding areas

What We Are About

Our Mission

Compass Tree Counseling is dedicated to providing psychotherapy services that honor the person as a whole, with respect and ethical practices being first and foremost. We strive to work from a strength based perspective and are dedicated to working with clients at their pace. We value our team framework where we include other providers within our practice that can assist with the client’s needs. This is all done with the goal in mind to expand the client’s internal resources, heal from past negative experiences, and explore new directions.

What We do

Our Specialties

Trauma Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & EMDR

EMDR CBT are both used in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). 

Adult, Adolescent and Child Therapy

We provide highly specialized counseling; working with each client and their family to determine the best course of counseling specific to each person. 

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy

A a body-centered approach that aims to treat the somatic symptoms of unresolved trauma.

Sand Tray, Play, and Art Therapy

This unique approach — part play therapy, part art therapy — helps evoke both conscious and unconscious memories through tactile play.

EMDR for First Responders

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Therapy helps first responders deal with the stresses that come with the job.

CISM – Group & Individual

Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) is utilized to address the aftermath of violent acts.