Dr. JoAnna Romero Cartaya offers comprehensive psychological care and coaching across the life spectrum. Whether coping with trauma, depression or anxiety, or seeking insight, growth, and greater efficacy in life, these clinics offer an integrative approach towards authenticity, connection, meaning, and purpose. Her approach to whole-person care builds resilience, soothes distress, and supports a mindful life.
JoAnna has a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, with specialty training in Psychological Testing. She is licensed for the practice of Psychology and is a Health Service Provider in the state of Iowa. She is a member of the American Psychological Association and the International Coaching Federation. Active in medical education and the training of professionals, she has adjunct and visiting professorships with the University of Iowa College of Medicine, and is Chair of the Ethics Committee of the Iowa Psychological Association. Her thoughtful presence weaves humanistic and cognitive-behavioral approaches into highly personalized care plans, consultation, and teaching.
The Cartaya Clinic is committed to excellence in psychological and coaching practices and informed by her ongoing scholarship, training, and professionalism. To optimize privacy, Electronic Health Record software is not used for the creation or storage of clinical notes.
9:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesdays, Wednesdays by appointment
Coaching & Psychotherapy
Tuesday, 9 am – 5 pm
Wednesday-Friday, 1-6 pm
1st and 3rd Saturdays
from 9 am-1 pm
New Patient Evaluation (age 13+) $300/90 minutes
Psychotherapy Services $200/$250/$300 – 60/75/90 minutes
New Family Evaluations and Family Therapy $400/90 minutes
Paperwork or Phone/Emails for Established Clients – $50/15 minutes, with a minimum $25 charge
Civil Law Cases or Independent Psychological Evaluations, $325/hour
Worker Compensation Cases, Psychological Treatment, $225/hour