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Substance Abuse Treatment Services

News & Announcements

Compass Clinical Associates is pleased to announce that Annie von Gillern, JD, LISW has joined our practice and will be accepting new patients.

She has a hybrid practice focused on helping families heal from trauma and move forward in living their best lives. Annie strongly believes that children are commonly forgotten in the adversarial nature of the legal system. Their voices are powerful and should be heard and included in finding solutions for families. It is this advocacy for children and youth that defines Annie’s practice.

Annie performs Child Custody Evaluations and also operates an independent law firm where she focuses on representing children in high-conflict family law cases.

Upcoming TMS Informational Session

Come join us for our free TMS Informational Session! Learn all about Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a non-invasive outpatient treatment for individuals with treatment resistant Major Depressive Disorder. If you or a loved one is suffering from depression, TMS may be the right choice for you. Get all your questions answered about this safe, convenient and effective treatment, offered right here at our clinic.

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Wednesday December 18, 2019
4pm to 5pm


Compass Clinical Associates, PLLC
2500 82nd Place
Urbandale, IA 50322
In the rear lower level of the building

Welcome to Compass Clinical Associates

Welcome to Compass Clinical Associates. We believe that seeking mental health services should be easy. If you or a family member is struggling with depression, stress, anxiety, or other problems, help is available. At Compass, we have a treatment team of 35 clinicians including psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, clinical psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health counselors who are here for you and your family. We also offer Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy (TMS) to treat severe, medication-resistant depression.

Please click the links above to learn more about our clinic, our providers, and our services. Or call our office at 515-412-5112 to meet with one of our providers.

TMS Therapy

Compass Clinical Associates Treatment Services

Depression therapy


Depression is very treatable with a combination of psychotherapy and medication.

Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety Disorders

Accurately distinguishing among different anxiety disorders is important for treatment.

Substance Abuse Treatment

Substance Abuse

No matter how often/little you use, if drugs cause problems in your life, you may have a drug problem.

ADHD Treatment


ADHD generally include some or all of the following symptoms: restlessness, impulsive thinking, & impulsive acting.

Child Behavioral Issues

Child Behavioral Issues

In today’s society there are a number of issues that inhibit the natural unfolding of each individual’s maturity.

Marriage Counseling

Marriage and Relationship

Many Individuals experience difficulty in a wide range of diverse and complicated problems.

Psychological Testing

Psychological Testing Service

Test results are used to promote self-understanding and to enhance problem solving.



Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD usually have one or more symptoms for at least a month.

Why Choose Compass Clinical Associates?

Compass Clinical Associates offers a unique approach to treatment. With extensive experience in the treatment of mental health disorders, we pride ourselves on utilizing an effective approach to treat mental health disorders. We have served the Des Moines Metro and all of Central Iowa for 30 years, and all of our award-winning clinical staff are licensed at the highest level in their professional fields. At Compass Clinical Associates, the quality of care is the most important measure of success. Contact us to find out how we can help.

Extensive Clinical Experience

At Compass Clinical Associates we are committed to the highest level of full-service mental health care, which is unmatched in our industry.

Individual Treatment Plans

We are a well-staffed treatment center offering a greater than 1:1 client to staff ratio. We believe that client centered individual care is at the core of successful recovery.

State of the Art Facilities

At Compass Clinical Associates we realize that in order to effectively treat mental health issues and illnesses, we must provide a safe, comfortable, and pleasant environment.