West Ames Office
3600 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50014
Calista seemed very knowledgeable and was very attentive to trying to help me. I appreciated her thorough evaluation and care.
January 11, 2023
She took her time and explained things to me. She answered all my questions and we worked out a schedule. It went very well.
November 9, 2022
Very knowledgeable and personable.
October 25, 2022
Calista is highly engaging and informative about the approach to conscious occupational therapy. I would recommend her to anyone needing this type of treatment. Thanks
October 4, 2022
She was very professional, helpful and caring. It was a great experience working with her.
May 18, 2022
Very professional, knowledgeable, and friendly.
December 3, 2021
She was very friendly and informative.
November 16, 2021
- Hand therapy
- Sports rehabilitation
- Neurological rehabilitation of the hand
- Hand and wrist fractures
Joined McFarland Clinic
Education & Professional Certification
- Registered Yoga Teacher
- Rock blade practitioner
American Military University, Charles Town, WV
- Bachelor of Arts, Psychology; 2012
St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA
- Masters Occupational Therapy; 2016
- National Board of Occupational Therapy
- Iowa Board of Occupational Therapy
- Yoga Alliance 200-hr
- Pi Theta Epsilon Honor Society
Professional & Personal Interests
Understanding the Warrior’s Mind: Assisting Veterans in the Civilian World, AOTA National Conference 2017
The Impact of Yoga on Activity Patterns of Individuals with Sedentary Occupations, AOTA National Conference 2016
Hobbies and Personal Interests
Enjoy spending time with my husband and two sons outdoors. You can find us camping, fishing, hunting, rock climbing, golfing, or hiking. We are working on visiting all National Parks within the contiguous US. So far, I have visited over 20 National Parks.
- Team Red, White, and Blue Des Moines Chapter Captain
- Volunteer USA Climbing judge
- Women Marine Corps Association
- CarFit with Ames Police Department