Ozaukee Community

Therapies

Addresses

1245 Cheyenne Ave., suite 200, Grafton, WI 53024

1431 N 8th Street, Suite 2, Sheboygan, WI 53081

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262-233-1818

Opening Hours

7:30 A.M. - 8:00 P.M. Mon-Friday

Meet The Team

Erin Perez-Hughes

MA, LPC Clinic Director, Counselor, Consultant, and Trainer

Erin is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has over 15 years of experience providing counseling, consultation, and trainings. Erin has many years of experience working with children (and their families) who various mental health and life challenges, such as adhd, autism, anxiety, anger management, divorce, blending families, life transitions, and trauma. Erin has over 10 years of training in trauma informed care and uses this approach with the children and families that she works with. Erin works with children who present a variety of behavioral and mental health challenges. She enjoys facilitating groups and trainings on a variety of topics such as social skills, trauma, anger management, mental health, and parenting. Erin has a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Cardinal Stritch University. She integrates a variety of therapy approaches, including Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), play therapy, cognitive-behavioral (CBT), Trauma Focused CBT, Strength Based, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), and Solution-Focused therapies to achieve healing and growth for individuals and families.

 

Locations:
Grafton
PATH Program

Rachel Beam

MA, LPC Credentialing/Office Manager

Rachel Beam is a licensed professional counselor with over 6 years experience working with individuals living with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.  She uses a strength-based, person-centered approach combined with active daily living skills and social skills training to foster independence and optimal functioning for the individual and his/her family.  She focuses on a client’s challenge areas and develops appropriate interventions for behavior modification.  Rachel also has experience counseling individuals, couples, and families through stressful and traumatic life events using a trauma informed care approach.  She also served as a youth mentor for children ages 4 through 18 at her church off and on for 15 years.  She graduated with two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2003 and with a Master of Arts in Community Counseling from Marquette University in 2011.

 

Locations:
Grafton

 

 

 

 

Jessica Glab

MSW, APSW, Therapist

Jessica is an Advanced Practice Social Worker (APSW) with over 4 years of experience working with youth, adolescents, and adults in diverse practice settings. She works with children, adolescents, and families providing individual and family therapy services using a variety of treatment modalities including: behavioral therapy, cognitive therapy, trauma-focused CBT, play therapy, family systems therapy, and solution focused psychotherapy. Jessica has gained extensive experience facilitating various groups with youth, adolescent, and adult populations including DBT informed skills training, anger management, trauma healing, addiction recovery, and gender-responsive programming. With a lifelong passion for optimal health and wellness, Jessica is dedicated to helping clients create a climate where positive change can occur. She believes in a holistic approach to healing with emphasis on compassion and the integration of body-mind-spirit healing. Through this approach Jessica has gained additional experience integrating mindfulness, meditation, yoga, nutrition, and spiritual practices into her work with clients. Jessica has a Master’s degree in Social Work with a certificate in Trauma Informed Care from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and extensive training in substance abuse counseling.


Locations:
Grafton
PATH Program








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James Lammers

MS, LPC

James is a person who cherishes the diversities in humanity and has been practicing as a Licensed Professional Counselor for the last 2 years within the office, school, and home settings.  Prior to that, James spent 6 years as the supervisor of mobile crisis counseling services in Sheboygan County.  Through these experiences, James has worked with an extremely wide range of age and cultural diversities, though his greatest strengths lie in working with non-conforming lifestyle individuals, adolescents, and young adults in the areas of depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, crisis, life changes, personality disorders, cultural diversity, eating disorders, trauma, LGBTQ+ (especially gender orientation), relationships, and existential issues.  James has a wide range of educational degrees and certifications in the fields of psychology, counseling, theatre, human resources, and nursing.  James has experience providing trainings and presentations to a diverse field of individuals (law enforcement, doctors & other medical staff, human resource management, colleges &schools, public, and other professionals) in many different areas of mental health services (suicide/homicide interventions & assessments, WI emergency mental health regulations, borderline personality disorder, LGBTQ, gender diversity, delusions, and basic mental health).  James has received specialized trainings in trauma informed care, personality disorders, crisis services, suicide prevention/assessment, LGBTQ, and youth gender diversity (including the DBT and CAMS models).  James is a member of American Counseling Association (ACA) and Association for Leasbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling (ALGBTIC).

 

Locations:
Grafton

Sheboygan

PATH Program

Cynthia J. Carlson

MA, LPC, CCTP

Cynthia is a graduate of Lakeland College Master of Arts Program in Community Counseling as well as a Post Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the Family Therapy Training Institute in Milwaukee. She brings over 12 years of experience in working with behaviorally difficult adolescents, children and their families both in the Treatment Foster System as well as private therapy using a Trauma Informed approach to promote healing within the individual as well as their family. Cynthia believes that a systemic approach to healing provides the most lasting benefits to the family as a whole, while at the same time, using the client centered approach to promote self-acceptance, improve self-esteem and increase confidence in relationships through positive communication skills. Cynthia believes in taking a collaborative approach with clients and using their strengths to encourage change and overcome difficulties.

 
Cynthia has been extensively trained in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) skills, mindfulness, and calming techniques to assist the individual with anxiety and to cope with the many changes in a client’s life. She has been trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) which can benefit an individual feeling discomfort due to past traumatic events as well as Forward Facing Trauma Therapy.


Cynthia has led group trainings in effective parenting using various behavioral modification techniques such as 123 Magic, Love & Logic, Scott Sells Working with the Difficult Adolescent and Bryan Posts Love Based Family Centered Approach. She has worked with adoptive families facing post adoption difficulties as well as with non-custodial parents who desire to be reunited with their children. Cynthia has also worked with pre and post-divorce families on working through the difficulties of reorganizing the family structure and finding the “new normal” of the family members.


Locations:
Grafton
Sheboygan
PATH Program

Kylie Ringelstetter

LMFT

Kylie is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has several years of experience providing counseling to children and their families. Kylie approaches therapy from a systemic approach and takes all of the working systems involved in a client's life into consideration when developing and implementing treatment programs. Kylie is a certified PREPARE/Enrich Assessment Facilitator for couples that are seeking the opportunity to use a relationship skill-building inventory to shape and customize their treatment, as well as learn exercises to maintain their strengths and improve their areas of growth. She is also trained in Applied Behavioral Analysis and has experience working with children who have Pervasive Development Disorders such as Autism, Reactive Attachment Disorders, and anxiety both in home and in the office. This gives her a unique understanding of how to translate strategies learned in session to the environment of the family's home. Kylie enjoys working with children, parents, and entire families to promote positive behaviors and interactions as well as helping families tailor treatment to their specific needs and lifestyle. Kylie has a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Edgewood College in Wisconsin. She primarily uses an integrative approach combining, Systemic, Strength Based, Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), and play therapy when working with clients.

 

Locations:
Grafton
PATH Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kathy Herzog

LPC-IT

Kathy believes in a strength-based, person-centered approach to working with individuals and families.  She is trained in trauma-informed care and works with both children (ages 3-18) and adults. Her experience as educator, gives her insight into the lives of students at all age levels.  She feels comfortable working with children and adults to find a good balance in their mental, and physical health.  Kathy also believes that each person has unique strengths that can be used to meet their own individual goals. Kathy has a Master of Arts degree from UW-Oshkosh in Education, as well as a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Lakeland University.  She looks forward to working with you in your journey to mental health.

 

Locations:
Sheboygan
PATH Program

 

 

 

Tami Feld

LPC-IT

Tami has over 15 years of experience working with children (ages 3-18 years old) and adults with developmental and mental disabilities (Autism, Bipolar disorders, Depression, Trauma etc.). Her therapeutic approach is integrative counseling with a solution focused and cognitive-behavioral foundation. Tami believes that counseling is a team effort between herself and the client.  The purpose of treatment is to target prompt intervention with specific and achievable goals.  “Working together we will utilize our combined resources to strengthen a positive change in your life.” ~Tami 


Tami earned her master’s degree in counseling at Lakeland University in Sheboygan, WI.  Her areas of practice include, children and adults, autism, anxiety, mood disorders, school issues, and trauma.  
 

Locations:
Grafton
Sheboygan
PATH Program

Holly Derezinski

MSW, APSW

Holly is an Advanced Practice Social Worker (APSW) with over 9 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in diverse settings. Holly works with children, teens, adults, families, and couples using a variety of treatment modalities including: CBT, DBT skills, trauma-focused CBT, solution focused brief therapy, play therapy, family therapy, psychoeducation, and motivational interviewing. Holly has experience providing school based mental health treatment and has extensive experience facilitating groups focusing on social and interpersonal skills training, DBT skills training, anxiety management, and self-esteem enhancement for adolescents.  Holly is presently training to become an Adoption Competent treatment provider and has a strong background in working with families and children who have been adopted, are in the process of becoming adopted, have been placed with relative caregivers formally through guardianship or through informal family arrangements. Holly has a creative and engaging approach and has a passion for mindfulness, relaxation, meditation, spiritual based practices, and believes in holistic treatment principles.  Holly enjoys incorporating art-based activities, reading, journaling, and sensory play into each session. Holly has a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and extensive training in Trauma Informed Care.

 

Locations:
Grafton
PATH Program

 

 

 

Tim Bain

LPC-IT

Tim has a background working with individuals who have a wide range of mental health disorders. He enjoys working with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression and has training in crisis management. Tim works with individuals of all ages, especially youth and adolescents. He also works with couples and individuals experiencing relationship difficulties.  His therapeutic approach is based on cognitive-behavioral therapy, with some person-centered technique as well.  Tim incorporates client centered therapy approaches; whether it be incorporating play therapy or other experiential techniques. Tim is passionate on creating a safe place for clients, and ultimately wants to see each client become the best person they can be.
Tim graduated from Concordia University Wisconsin with a Master of Science in Professional Counseling.

 

Locations:
Grafton
PATH Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jill Dawson

MS, LPC-IT

Jill has a counseling background working with children, adolescents, adults and families.  She specializes in dual diagnoses, both mental health and substance abuse.  She has worked with clients with substance abuse/addiction issues, depression, anxiety and panic disorders, bipolar, PTSD and trauma. Jill has also trained and educated schools and communities regarding teens and substance use.  She utilizes various treatment modalities, including CBT, DBT and person-centered therapies.  She is also certified in motivational interviewing and crisis management, specializing in suicide prevention and intervention.  Jill has an extensive background in facilitating education and treatment groups ranging from substance use to mental well-being.

 

Jill graduated from Concordia University with a master’s degree in professional counseling.  

 

Locations:
Grafton
Sheboygan