We understand seeking support for mental health is a very important and personal decision. Located in the heart of the Ames community not far from Iowa State University, our Ames Clinic team is ready to welcome you. Our providers come from many different backgrounds to ensure we are able to help support your needs in the best way possible. Whether you are looking for mental health counseling for yourself or your child, help with medication, couples counseling, or family therapy — we’ve got you. From the first moment you pick up the phone or walk through our doors, we promise to treat you with empathy, compassion, and respect.
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CLINIC HOURSMonday thru Friday8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
AMES CLINIC515 Grand Ave #101Ames, IA 50010
Most of our poor decisions and behaviors that we wish we could re-do are driven by our feelings. In most cases we are probably reacting from an emotion and not even really thinking!
ODD is one of the most common behavioral disorders among kids. Unfortunately, people exhibiting these behaviors are sometimes mislabeled as "naughty" or "bad," which can be damaging.
Regulate your emotions and then engage in co-regulation with your teen from a place of curiosity and compassion.