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Green Bay Counseling Clinic

Appointments: (920) 436-6800

Fax: (920) 432-5966

300 Crooks St.
Green Bay, WI 54301

  • About Us
  • Specialties
  • Treatment Areas
  • Outcomes

Hours of Operation:
(Mon-Tues) 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(Wed-Thur) 8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
(Friday) 8 a.m. – 5:00 pm.

The Green Bay Counseling Clinic provides a wide range of therapy services to help individuals and families address the challenges affecting their behavior and/or mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Our licensed therapists are all trained in Trauma-Informed Care and can assist with nearly any issue that you or your family may be facing. Our clinic offers individual, family, couples and group therapy. We also provide an array of evidence-based specialities.

The Counseling Clinic accepts most insurance plans, including private insurance, Medicare and Medicaid.

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The Green Bay Counseling Clinic is proud to offer the following specialties. No referral required. 

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) – Our DBT therapists focus on skill building to assist each client with regulating their emotions while developing healthy relationships and connections. The ultimate goal of DBT is to eliminate suicidal thoughts and to help the client find a life worth living. DBT suggests a one year commitment. Clients participate in one individual session per week and attend a weekly DBT skills group every Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. DBT skills group is offered to adults age 18 or older. (DBT Therapists: Vicky Coppens, Megan Kaye, Blanche Krull, and Amy Wetzler)
  • Theraplay – Engages the child and their parent or caregiver in therapy that focuses on healthy parent-child attachment. Theraplay is frequently used with adoptive families and/or families in which attachment and bonding has been disrupted. (Certified Theraplay therapist: Clarissa Detrie)
  • Infant Mental Health – Recognizes the challenges of parenting young children in stressful environments and the importance of strengthening the parent-child relationship in order to promote healthy social and emotional development in very young children. The infant/child and parent will engage in the session together. (Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist/Consultant: Stacie Koskinen)
  • Transgender Certified Therapy – This specialty is for individuals who identify as transgender. The therapist acts as an advocate and provider who assists with bringing forth issues in a physically and emotionally safe environment. (Certified Transgender Therapist: Chelsea McGuire)
  • Alcohol & Other Drug Addiction (AODA) – Our AODA therapist provides individual, outpatient therapy to anyone age 13 and older. She also provides therapy for OWI Driver Safety Plans. Clients should note that any urine drug testing that is needed will be done so at the client’s expense. (AODA Therapist: Jaimie Simon)
  • Trauma Focused: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) – Assists children, adolescents, and their families in overcoming the negative effects of a traumatic event such as child abuse or neglect. (TF-CBT Therapists: Risa Janowski & Amy Wetzler)

 

To schedule an appointment, please call (920) 436-6800.

The Green Bay Counseling Clinic can help with a variety of issues including:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Mood Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Parent-child conflict
  • Attachment issues
  • Sexual abuse treatment
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Anger Management
  • Grief and loss
  • ADHD
  • Stress management
  • Self-esteem
  • Family counseling
  • Marriage or couples therapy

Family Services’ Counseling Clinic is proud to rank in the top 10% of mental health care providers participating nationwide in the ACORN collaboration.

ACORN is an evidence-based practice of using patient reported outcomes based on questionnaires that each client completes. The helps us ensure high-quality, effective treatment.

 We Welcome New Clients!

The Counseling Clinic of Family Services is proud to offer in-person and 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
Maria Georgia, MSW, APSW

Current Position: Therapist In-Training

Joined Family Services: 2022

Degrees/Licenses:

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

Experience:

Five years of experience working with children, families, and adults who are experiencing emotional, behavioral, and mental health issues.

Specialties:

Works with individuals ages 4 and up providing treatment relating to depression, anxiety, and other mental and behavioral health concerns. Utilizes Trauma-Informed Care and Strength-Based perspectives.

Megan Kaye, MA, LPC
Stacie Koskinen, MA, LPC
Katlynne Maguire, APSW, LCSW-IT

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
  • Advanced Practice Social Worker (APSW)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker In Training (LCSW-IT)

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
Katie Jacoby McCracken, APSW, CSAC

Current Position: Outpatient Therapist

Joined Family Services: 2021

Degrees/Licenses:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) from UW-Madison
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (BSW) from Concordia University Wisconsin-Mequon
  • Advanced Practice Social Worker (APSW) with over 4,500 supervised clinical hours
  • Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)

Experience:

Experience providing mental health and substance use disorder treatment services in residential, outpatient and inpatient treatment settings.

Specialties:

Provides therapy to individuals experiencing issues related to anxiety, depression, trauma, significant life events/transitions, substance abuse and other mental health concerns. Has experience working with pregnant women with substance use issues as well as individuals with correctional involvement.

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:

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. Shae 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

Experiencing a Crisis?

If you or someone you know is experiencing an acute mental or emotional crisis and needs immediate help, please visit our Crisis Center page to find services in your area.

FAQs

Is there a waiting list for traditional outpatient therapy?

No. We are typically able to offer a first appointment a week or less.

Our DBT skills group does have a waitlist at time. When this happens, we ask that you call to be put on the waitlist. We will contact you at least one month in advance to set up pre-treatment sessions.

Do you accept insurance through Medicare, Medicaid, and/or Badger Care?

Yes. Most private insurance is also accepted.

Does the Green Bay Counseling Clinic have therapists who work with children and families?

Yes. We have therapists who see children as young as 3 years old and their families.