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Counseling Clinic

Family Services offers traditional, outpatient counseling in Green Bay and Menasha.
Services include individual, couples, and family counseling; group counseling and support groups; specialized children’s therapy; and counseling for alcohol and other drug addiction.
Most insurance is accepted.

 

Now Offering Virtual Therapy!

The Counseling Clinic of Family Services is proud to offer virtual therapy options at this time. Our professional therapists are currently accepting new clients and can help with a wide range of issues. To schedule an appointment, please call us at (920) 436-6800 in Green Bay or (920) 739-4226 in Menasha.

Green Bay Providers

Vicky Coppens, MSW, LCSW
Clarissa Detrie, MSW, LCSW
Jim Drake, MSE, NCC, LCSW
Katlynne Maguire, LCSW

Katlynne McguireCurrent Position: Outpatient Therapist

Joined Family Services: 2021

Degrees/Licenses:

  • Masters in Social Work from UW-Green Bay
  • Bachelors in Social Work and Human Development from UW-Green Bay
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Experience:

Has six years of experience providing mental health care to children, adolescents, and adults, including crisis intervention services and in-home Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy.

Specialties:

Provides Counseling to clients age 4 to adult who are struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, suicidal ideation, and Autism, as well as other mental health/behavioral issues. Utilizes a strengths-based approach to help achieve the goals of clients.

Chelsea McGuire, MAC, LPC
Hollie Smet, LPC-IT, SAC-IT

Current Position: Outpatient Therapist

Joined Family Services: 2022

Degrees/Licenses:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from University of Phoenix
  • Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lakeland University
  • Licensed Professional Counselor In-Training (LPC-IT)
  • Substance Abuse Counselor In-Training (SAC-IT)

Experience:

Has experience working with children (ages 5 and up), adults, couples, and people struggling with addiction.

Specialties:

Hollie has worked with a variety of ages to provide treatment ranging from homelessness, anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders. She utilizes therapeutic models such as solution focused, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Brain Spotting Phase I and II.

Shae Shartner, MSW, CAPSW

Current Position: Therapist In-Training

Joined Family Services: 2022

Degrees/Licenses:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) from UW-Milwaukee
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from UW-Milwaukee
  • Certified Advance Practice Social Worker (CAPSW)

Experience:

Shae has provided Case Management services to adults and families in a variety of settings, including  a homeless shelter, foster care agency, and a prenatal clinic. She also has experience facilitating groups for adolescents and adults in an eating disorder treatment center. Shae has been trained in Brain Spotting Phase I and has a Graduate Certificate in Trauma Informed Care.

Specialties:

Works with individuals and families (ages 5 and up) to provide treatment related to anxiety and depression as well as other mental health and behavioral concerns, including abuse and trauma, anger management, eating disorders, parent-child relationships, family dynamics and perinatal mental health. Has a passion for working with children, adults and families impacted by foster care and adoption. Trained in Brain Spotting Phase I and Trauma-Informed Care.

Sarah Thiesfeldt, MSW, LCSW
Jalyssa Vanboxel, MSW, APSW

Current Position: Outpatient Therapist and Willow Tree Cornerstone Child Advocacy Center Therapist

Joined Family Services: 2022

Degrees/Licenses:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) from UW-Green Bay
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from UW-Green Bay
  • Advance Practice Social Worker (APSW)

Experience:

Has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults who  are experiencing behavioral, emotional, and mental health issues. Also has provided case management to children in child protective services. Skilled at helping families transition through reunification while guiding healthy development and resources for the family.

Specialties:

Provides therapy for individuals (ages 7 to adult) on a variety of issues related to behavioral concerns, mental health disorders, self-esteem, abuse & trauma, domestic violence, sexual assault, and other stressful life events. Utilizes principles of Trauma informed care, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Strengths-Based Therapy, Mindfulness, and Person-Centered therapy to teach health communication skills, coping skills and anger management strategies. Jalyssa is also trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).

LaReina Tipping, APSW, LCSW-IT

Current Position: Therapist In-Training

Joined Family Services: 2022

Degrees/Licenses:

  • Master of Social Work UW Green Bay, Bachelor of Social Work, Minor Human Development UW-Green Bay Certified
  • Advanced Practice Social Worker (APSW)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Training (LCSW-IT)

Experience:

Obtained Master of Social Work in 2014. Has been working in the Human Services field since 2005 in various non-profit sectors. Background includes working with children, adolescents, adults, and families providing mental health care, case management, and leadership experience working with co-occurring disorders in the community.

Specialties:

Works with individuals (age 12 and up) and families with mental health and behavioral concerns. Provides treatment related to depression, anxiety, trauma, self-esteem, communication, healthy relationships, stress, and grief. Utilizes several therapeutic models such as Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) and Strength-Based Therapy.

Phoenix Van Laanen, MSW, LCSW

Current Position: Outpatient Therapist

Joined Family Services: 2023

Degrees/Licenses

  • Masters in Social Work, UW-Green Bay
  • Bachelors in Social Work, UW-Green Bay
  • Advanced Practice Social Worker (APSW)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Experience

Has 7 years of experience providing mental health care to children, adolescents, and adults in community, in-home, and outpatient settings.

Specialties

Provides therapy services to individuals age 5 to 95 who are struggling with topics relating to anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, LGBTQIA+ and gender identity concerns, family, stress, life transitions, and interpersonal issues. Utilizes a client-focused mix of approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and mindfulness to best support individuals in meeting their goals.

Katie Kocian, MS, LPC-IT

Current Position: Therapist In-Training

Joined Family Services: 2023

Degrees/Licenses

  • Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with concentrations in AODA and Child/Adolescent Care, UW-Stout
  • Bachelors of Science in Psychology with a minor in Sociology, UW-Stevens Point
  • Licensed Professional Counselor In-Training (LPC-IT)

Experience

Has experience working with children (ages 5 and up), adults, couples, and families. Has provided mental health care in a variety of settings such as in-home, virtual, in-office, and school-based.

Specialties

Works with individuals (ages 5 and up) and families struggling with mental health and behavioral concerns. Provides treatment related to anger management, anxiety, depression, abuse and trauma, self-esteem, interpersonal issues, and relationship/family conflict.

Madysen Thayse, MSW, APSW

Current Position: Therapist In-Training

Joined Family Services: 2023

Degrees/Licenses

  • Masters Degree in Social Work, UW-Green Bay
  • Bachelors of Science in Social Work, UW-Green Bay
  • Advanced Practice Social Worker (APSW)

Experience

Has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with mental health needs. She has also provided mental health care to couples and families looking to improve relationships. She has experience in both an inpatient and outpatient mental health setting as well as facilitating groups and school-based therapy.

Specialties

Has worked with individuals age 7 and up to provide mental health treatment. Madysen provides treatment to address anxiety, depression, trauma, relationships, and other mental health diagnoses.

Tracy Schiesser, CSW, LPC-IT, SAC-IT

Current Position: Outpatient Therapist

Joined Family Services: 2009

Degrees/Licenses

  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work from University of Wisconsin – Green Bay
  • Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lakeland University
  • Licensed Certified Social Worker (CSW)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor in Training (LPC-IT)
  • Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor in Training (SAC-IT)

Experience

I have over 20 years working in the mental health field.  I have worked with people experiencing homelessness, abuse, developmental disabilities, and chronic mental illness. In my counseling role I will be working with individuals and families ages 4-adult with mental health or substance use concerns /challenges. I have had specialized trainings in EMDR, AMSR, Ethics, Cultural Competency, Pregnancy and Loss, and many others. I am certified in DBT and have Trauma Informed Care Certificates.

Specialties

I work side by side with clients and I employ culturally competent, trauma-informed approaches and strategies to diagnose, treat, and support clients and their families to achieve progress and meet their personal goals.

Daniela Santiago Escamilla, LPC-IT

Current Position: Outpatient Therapist and  Willow Tree Cornerstone Child Advocacy Center Therapist

Joined Family Services: 2020

Degrees/Licenses

  • Bachelors Degree in Psychology – Ripon College
  • Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling – Lakeland University
  • Licensed Professional Counselor in Training (LPC-IT)

Experience

Has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families in community settings including intensive in-home and group therapy in addition to outpatient. Has previous experience providing medical advocacy, legal advocacy, crisis counseling, child sexual abuse prevention, and survivor support groups. Involved in efforts to increase awareness of mental health and services available to the Hispanic population in Brown County.

Specialties

Provides therapy to individuals ages 4 and up on a variety of issues related to challenging behaviors, parenting, mental health disorders, self-esteem, abuse (sexual, physical,  and emotional), depression, anxiety, grief and loss, cross-cultural adjustment issues, and other stressful life events. Therapy modalities used are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and mindfulness. Trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Evidence-Based Assessments (EBA), and Trauma Informed Care (TIC).

Fox Valley Providers

Libbi Burke, MS, LPC, SAC

Libbi BurkeCurrent Position: Outpatient Therapist and Women’s Recovery Journey Therapist

Joined Family Services: 2019

Degrees/Licenses:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from UW-Green Bay
  • Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling from Concordia University
  • Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

Experience:

Libbi has experience working with adults and their families treating mental health concerns and substance use disorders individually and in groups in the outpatient setting.

Specialties:

Works with clients, ages 5 to adult, providing treatment for mental health and substance use disorders, as well as treatment related to parent-child relationship, LGBTQ and gender identity concerns, family conflict, communication, depression, anxiety, trauma, and other life stressors. Trained in Trauma-Informed Care.

*Libbi also serves as a therapist within the Women’s Recovery Journey Program

Jim Dercks, MAC, LPC
Brandon Franzke, MS, LPC
Sophie Hueter, MS, LPC, CSAC

Sophia Hipke Current Position: Outpatient Therapist and Women’s Recovery Journey Therapist

Joined Family Services:  2019

Degrees/Licenses:

  • Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
  • Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from University of Wisconsin – Stout
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)

Experience: 

Has experience working with adults and families working through mental health and substance use disorder concerns in individual, group, and correctional settings.

Specialties: 

Provides counseling to clients, ages 5 to adult, struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, substance abuse, relationship issues, suicidal ideation, and other mental health concerns. Uses several therapeutic techniques including cognitive behavioral therapy and person-centered therapy. Trained in Trauma Informed Care.

Joe Hurlburt, MS, LPC-IT

Current Position: Outpatient Therapist

Joined Family Services: 2023

Degrees/Licenses:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
  • Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from University of Wisconsin – Stout
  • Licensed Professional Counselor-In Training (LPC-IT)

Experience:

Interned for one year providing counseling services at the University of Wisconsin – Stout Counseling Center. Worked with a diverse population of young adults and teenagers on a variety of mental health concerns. Experience conducting both individual and group therapy.

Specialties:

Works with client ages 8 to older adults on a variety of mental health related concerns. This includes depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, suicidality/self-harm, low self-esteem, LGBTQ+ identity issues, substance use, anger management, communication, and emotion identification and processing. Can work with clients seeking couples or family counseling. Utilizes therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Person-centered Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution-focused Therapy, and Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) Trained in Trauma Informed Care.

Megan Sebo, MSW, APSW, SAC-IT

Current Position: Therapist

Joined Family Services: 2023

Degrees/Licenses:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work from Walden University – Minneapolis
  • Advanced Practice Social Worker (APSW)
  • Substance Abuse Counselor-In Training (SAC-IT)

Experience:

Has experience in an individual and group setting working with adolescents and adults presenting with concerns relating to overall mental health, substance abuse, sexual assault, and domestic violence. Also has experience working with at risk youth, youth on the Autism Spectrum, and youth identifying as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and/or Transgender (LGBT).

Specialties:

Works with adolescents and adults presenting with mental health concerns relating to depression, anxiety, addiction, stress management, abuse, domestic violence, low self-esteem, family conflict, and navigating both sexual orientation and gender identity. Utilizes a person-centered, culturally competent, holistic approach through a combination of Feminist, Solution Focused, Dialectical, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Heather Mattson, MSW, APSW, CTP

Current Position: Outpatient Therapist In-Training

Joined Family Services: 2023

Degrees/Licenses:

  • Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice Law Enforcement from Fox Valley Technical College
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology/Criminal Justice from Lakeland University
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work from Walden University
  • Advanced Practice Social Worker (APSW)
  • Certified Trauma Professional (CTP)

Experience:

Has experience working with children to adults in a variety of settings. Experienced in working with at-risk youth, behavioral issues, and children on the autism spectrum. Also has experience with victims/survivors of sexual assault and/or trauma.

Specialties:

Works with clients, ages 5 to adult, providing treatment for mental health and trauma. Uses a variety of therapeutic modalities including DBT, CBT, trauma informed care and person-centered therapy. Also has knowledge about mental health and nutrition.