Tanager Place

Clinical Staff

Avary Brinker

Avary received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Brain/Cognitive Science from Wells College. She then earned her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from Mount Mercy University. “I strive to foster a welcoming and nurturing environment so that my clients can learn and grow into the best version of themselves. I chose Tanager Place because the mission of inspiring, empowering and healing are values that are important to me as well as in my relationships with others. I appreciate the guidance that has been shared with me from leaders as well as other staff members during my time here, allowing me to grow as a person and a clinician. I first learned about Tanager Place when I moved to Iowa in 2014 and served as an AmeriCorps member at McKinley Middle School, so joining the outpatient clinic feels like my time in Iowa has come full circle.”

Avary Brinker

We’re here to help.

If you (or someone with you) are experiencing a medical emergency, are in danger, or are feeling suicidal, call 911 immediately.

Crisis Call Center:
319-286-4545

Suicide Hotline:
800-273-8255

General Information:
319-365-9164