Locations: Ames, Telehealth

Annette Shipley


Annette received her Bachelor’s in Psychology with a minor in Art from the University of Northern Colorado in 1994. She later received her Master’s in Social Work from Saint Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa in 2004.

Over the past 25 years, Annette has worked with individuals of all ages, families, couples, and groups from a variety of backgrounds in various settings to promote personal growth and positive change.

Throughout life you may have experienced struggles, loss, fear, trauma, defiance, anger, emptiness, sadness, hopelessness, and other hurts and habits. As your therapist, Annette will empower you to slow down and guide you to reconnect with yourself in a meaningful, healing, and creative way.

Experience with, but not limited to:

  • Individuals of all ages, families, couples
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Childhood Emotional Neglect
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Substance Abuse

Certifications and Trainings:

  • Annette is trained in Strengths Perspective, Empowerment, EMDR, Mindfulness, Guided Meditation, and Art Therapy.