Meet The Therapists
We are dedicated to helping our clients with caring, empathetic support.
Each client receives individualized treatment tailored to the needs of each client’s unique concerns.
During her graduate studies, Kate volunteered with Margaret Ann’s place where she was trained in grief therapy and co-facilitated grief groups. In addition, Kate also worked at Oconomowoc Developmental Training Center (ODTC), a residential facility of which cares for children and adolescents who are duly diagnosed with mental health and developmental disorders.
As an intern, Kate worked with Walworth County Health and Human Services where she met with clientele individually, facilitated parenting groups, children's behavioral groups as well as Intensive Outpatient groups for addiction recovery. She has also volunteered with women’s and children’s Horizons where she was trained to help victims of domestic abuse.
For several years, Kate worked closely with Kenosha County Department of Child and Family Services as an in-home therapist for adjudicated youth and their families. During this time, Kate’s focus was trauma, substance abuse and parenting. Kate also worked for Rogers Memorial Hospital where she gained experience as a therapist in, in-patient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization settings . Kate worked with children, adolescents, and adults in mental health, dual & addiction programs before working exclusively with children and adolescents in the day treatment program.
Kate currently works as a psychotherapist with KB Psychotherapy. Kate has worked extensively with children, adolescents and their families. She is trained in CBT, EMDR, DBT Motivational Interviewing, Person Centered, Active Parenting, and many more therapeutic modalities. Kate’s style is eclectic; she will incorporate different therapeutic modalities in order to address the unique needs of her clients. However, Kate feels that EMDR is the most effective therapeutic method available.
I believe it is a privilege to work with my clients.
It is my goal to provide all of my clients with personalized, unbiased and supportive care.
Sarah is a family and individual counselor licensed in Wisconsin with over 5 years of experience working in the mental health field. Sarah has helped clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflict, career challenges, AODA, OCD and ADHD. Sarah has also helped many clients who have experienced trauma and has a certificate in trauma. Sarah is trained in EMDR, DBT and CBT therapy.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), help both the therapist and the client get unstuck from extreme positions. DBT strategies keeps therapy in balance and helps clients reach their ultimate goals as quickly as possible. DBT requires a behavioral approach. This means that we assess the situations and target behaviors that are relevant to the client's goals in order to figure out how to solve the problems in their lives. Learn how DBT provides the client a systematic path to get the changes they desire to make.
Sarah uses a holistic, person centered therapeutic approach. This kind of therapy integrates spiritual, physical, mental, and emotional forms of well-being. Her goal is to help individuals develop a deeper understanding of themselves on all these levels.
It takes courage to seek help in the quest of a more fulfilling and happier life. It is especially brave to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step, Sarah is here to support and empower you & very much looks forward to working with you!
Do you ever feel stuck in life? Unresolved things from the past prevent you from being in the present? The road to wholeness does not have to be travelled alone.
Holly Kegel, LPC, NCC who enjoys facilitating wholeness in order to move forward in life while putting the past behind.
Holly graduated from University of Wisconsin LaCrosse, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation Therapy. Later she earned a Master of Education Degree in Agency Counseling from Whitworth University, Spokane, Washington.
Holly uses a variety of approaches to treat trauma, anxiety, depression and other life’s challenges by using Brainspotting (BSP), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused Behavior Therapy as applicable to client needs.
Holly works with ages 17 on up teaching the following skills: coping,
Holly welcomes & helps adolescents, teens, and adults to increase their quality of life.
“Anna is a Licensed Professional Counselor who obtained her Master’s degree from Marquette University.
Anna has experience working with children, adolescents, and families in multiple settings. She previously worked for Rogers Behavioral Health and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, where she gained experience as a therapist in an outpatient, intensive outpatient, and partial hospitalization setting. Anna has experience with individual therapy, group based therapy, and working with parents and families.
Anna uses different therapeutic modalities in order to address the individual needs of her clients. Anna has helped clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflict, ADHD, and trauma. Anna is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Anna uses a person-centered and strengths-based approach to meet the needs of clients where they are to help them feel empowered to make their own choices and live a healthier life.
She focuses on creating a safe and nonjudgmental space to build trust with clients and help clients realize their strengths, potential, and achieve their goals. Anna strives to provide hope for the future and facilitate positive change for all individuals. Everyone has the ability to take control of their lives and find effective ways to deal with the many challenges life can bring. Anna will provide the validation and support clients need to do just this
About La Shanda
La Shanda is an individual and family licensed professional counselor in the state
of Wisconsin. She obtained her master’s degree from Concordia University
Wisconsin, and her Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Illinois University.
La Shanda has 20 plus years of experience in the field of mental health and substance abuse. For the past 5 years, La Shanda’s focus has been working with individuals who have experienced trauma and have symptoms of trauma and
La Shand has helped a wide range of patient’s experiencing anxiety, depression,
PTSD, relationship issues, family conflicts, career challenges and AODA issues.
La Shanda uses a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy along with Person Centered
approach. This kind of therapy allows one to understand how thoughts, emotions
and behaviors affect one another. When a person changes their thoughts, they
will also change their emotions and behaviors. By targeting irrational or
maladaptive thoughts, mood and behavior can be improved.
A Person-Centered approach empowers and motivates an individual to strive toward their desired goals, while obtaining personal growth and positive change.
La Shanda’s goal is to help individuals establish a healthy mindset, while learning new skills and tools that can be used, and implemented for the rest of their life.
La Shanda welcomes teens, adults, and couples. She is compassionately prepared
to walk with you on your therapeutic journey with authentic conversation!
Jewelia is a Licensed Professional Counselor in training (LPC-IT) currently under supervision. She obtained her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northwestern University. She is also a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). Jewelia currently serves youth, adolescent, and young adult populations.
Jewelia has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families, and groups. She also has experience working with diverse populations and groups including LGBTQ+, BIPOC, AAPI (and more) youth and adults. She has interned and worked within community-based and private practice settings. Treatment experiences range from various forms of trauma(s), identity development, developmental factors, peer relationships, social justice, self-esteem, cultural factors, foster youth, anxiety, depression, and more.
Jewelia's counseling approach focuses on valuing the wholeness and wellness of clients. Jewelia utilizes empirically supported treatment methodologies like psychodynamic, DBT and CBT approaches through an integrative lens. She also embraces an inclusive environment that is grounded in multicultural counseling approaches. Jewelia values looking beneath the surface to see the client holistically and explore all dynamics impacting a client's life. She works together with her clients to create a safe and supportive environment that fits the individual needs of each person. She believes you are more than a diagnosis and have the right to seek autonomy.
Amy is a licensed professional counselor who obtained her master’s degree from Mount Mary University and has had over 5 years working I the mental health field.
Amy has worked for Rogers Behavioral Health and has experience working with various levels of care, including outpatient, intensive outpatient programs, partial hospitalization programs, as well as inpatient care. Amy has worked with young children, teens, as well as adults with a wide range of mental health concerns such as anxiety, OCD, depression, anger management, ADHD, self-harming behaviors, suicidal ideation, self-esteem issues, stress management, grief, relationship concerns, and substance use.
Amy uses a variety of therapeutic techniques to address the specific needs of her clients and is trained in Exposure Response Prevention (ERP), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and group therapy.
Amy believes in specialized care tailored to best suit each client’s needs and support their unique goals to a fuller, healthier, balanced life. Amy uses many approaches, such as person-centered, eclectic, positive psychology, and mindfulness strategies to best support her clients on their journey. Amy strives to provide a supportive, nonjudgmental, and open environment to help her clients while using humor and honesty to engage and build strong therapeutic relationships.