Locations: Ames, Telehealth

Martha Norton


Martha Norton received her Master’s of Science in Counseling from the University of Vermont in 1985.  She has worked with mental health services in Vermont and Iowa including  having  worked at Iowa State University in the Student Counseling Services for 24 years. Martha was on the founding board of the Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowa. Martha has received specialized training in working with early life and complex trauma. Martha opened Compass Tree Counseling Services in 2010.

Experience with, but not limited to:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Eating disorders
  • Grief
  • Substance Abuse
  • Family of Origin issues
  • Adoption/Attachment Issues
  • Diversity and multiculturalism

​Certifications and trainings:

  • Martha is certified in EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, and Diversity Training.