Welcome to Compass Tree Counseling and Clinic

Compass Tree Counseling 

600 5th St Suite 300-301

Ames, Iowa 50010

Phone: 515-233-3971 option 2

Fax: 877-522-5014

Monday-Friday: 8 AM-6 PM


Martha Norton, LMHC, IAADC

Elaine O’Neal, LISW

April Falzone, LMHC

K.C. Moore, MPH, LISW

Annie Lass, LMHC, NCC

Shane Kavanaugh, Ph.D., LMHC

Sheryl Frye, LISW

Melissa Joshel, LISW, LCSW, LCPC

Compass Tree


600 5th St Suite 100

Ames, Iowa 50010

Phone: 515-233-3971 option 1

Fax: 877-522-5014

Monday-Thursday: 8 AM-5 PM

Friday: 8 AM-12:00 PM

Physician Assistant

Maureen Patterson PA-C

We are a team of professional independently licensed mental health providers dedicated to serving central Iowa. We offer purposeful therapy for children (as young as age 5), adolescents, adults, elder adults, couples, and families. Compass Tree Counseling provides a wide array of services and some of our many specialties are:

  • Trauma/PTSD

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Substance Abuse

  • Eating Disorders

  • Adoption Concerns

  • Attachment Distress


  • Behavior Management

To schedule an appointment with one of our Mental Health providers please call us at 515-233-3971 (option 2) or click this link to fill out your initial intake form to begin your intake process.

To schedule an appointment for Medication Management with Maureen Patterson PA-C, please call us at 515-233-3971 (option 1) and we will be happy to start the intake process with you.



For General Information

call 515-233-3971

e-mail: reception@compasstree.org