Amy Hering, MSW, LCSW
Areas of Focus: Couples/Relationships
I am skilled in helping couples who want something more from their relationship. I am trained to help couples identify and overcome barriers that are standing in the way of emotional intimacy.
Other specialties include helping couples prepare for marriage and helping couples heal from infidelity. I also provide therapy for individuals, group therapy, and relationship workshops.
Shannon Brice, MSW, LCSW
St. Croix Falls Clinic Lead
Areas of Focus: Women, Children, & Couples
I am trained to help women heal from the effects of trauma and to help women who struggle with low self-esteem, relationship issues, depression, anxiety and finding their path in life.
Additional areas of interest include helping children & adolescents who have been impacted by trauma and are experiencing peer and/or family conflict. I am also experienced in helping couples reconnect both emotionally and intimately.
Stephanie Wilson, MS, LPC
Areas of Focus: Children, Adolescents, & Adults
I am experienced in working with children and adults who are living with the effects of trauma. I am trained in an evidenced based therapy technique to help individuals heal and move past these traumatic experiences.
Other areas of focus include helping individuals cope successfully with anxiety, panic attacks, depression and grief issues, as well as, challenges related to parenting, divorce, domestic violence and self-esteem.
Joy Solano, MA, LPC
Areas of Focus: Children, Families, & Military Veterans
I am trained to help children and adults who are living with the effects of trauma or abuse, and I am passionate about helping individuals cope successfully with symptoms of depression, anxiety, grief, low self-esteem, relationship problems and life-change issues.
In addition, I am trained in EMDR and I am certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I also have a special interest in working with military veterans and their families.
Julie Ann Lehrke, MA, LPC
Areas of Focus: Children, Teens, & Adults
I am trained to help children, teens, and adults in coping with life changes, trauma, anxiety or addiction. I am also passionate about school based counseling and strive to maximize on the the strengths of each individual and family system as they press to accomplish their unique goals.
Special areas of interest include: chronic pain, single parenthood, self-esteem and body-image concerns, and eating disorders. I am also trained in helping individuals and families struggling with addiction.
I am under the supervision of Alison Lester, MS, LPC.
Mandy O’Malley, BS
Master of Social Work Intern
Areas of Focus: Children, Adolescents, Adults, & Families
I have experience working with children in addressing issues related to trauma, emotion and behavior regulation, relationships and mental health symptoms that impact their ability to live their best life.
I am focused on developing relationships and aiding the children, adolescents, adults, and the families I work with in living a healthy lifestyle. I have experience helping children and adolescents who struggle with behavioral, emotional issues that impact their ability to participate effectively within the home, school, and community settings.
I am under the supervision of Amy Hering, MSW, LCSW.
Nicholle Hayton, MSW, CAPSW
Areas of Focus: Children, Adolescents, & Adults
I have experience working with adults, adolescents and children who have been affected by trauma, anxiety, depression or change in their family system. I also have experience working with adolescents struggling with substance abuse. I am also passionate about school-based therapy. I believe that every child and adolescent should be able to get the most out of their education. It is important to me that I create an environment that clients feel safe and comfortable in. I also strive to create an environment that a client can feel like themselves in.
My focus on helping clients is based solely on the client’s individual needs. I am willing to meet clients at any given point in their journey.
I am under the supervision of Shannon Brice, MSW, LCSW.
Rebecca J. Smith, MS, LPC
Areas of Focus: Children, Adolescents, and Adults
I am experienced in working with children, adolescents and adults in providing evidence and strength based approaches to reduce the effects of trauma, addressing relationship and parenting challenges, as well as effectively cope with symptoms of depression, PTSD, grief, anxiety and low self-esteem.
I am passionate about helping individuals increase self-empowerment, personal growth and adjust to life changes, including providing support for past and present military personnel and families.
Kathryn (Kati) Arens, MA, MFT
Areas of Focus: Adolescents, Adults, and Couples
I have experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and couples who are living with the effects of trauma, relational issues, low self-esteem, shame, anxiety, depression and adjustment to big life changes. I am focused on creating a therapeutic relationship in which you feel comfortable to explore your experience and context to bring about healing in your life.
I have training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and premarital counseling. I also enjoy working with people on social skills, intimacy, identity, and faith.
I am currently under the supervision of Alison Lester, MS, LPC.