Meet the Staff at Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Consulting.
Shelley Strojny, NP
Shelley Strojny is a board certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She has been an RN for 26 years and a Psychiatric Mental Health NP for 6 years. She graduated from UW Oshkosh with her BSN and Rush University in Chicago, IL with her NP. She went on to complete her Ph.D. in psychology in 2014, successfully defending her dissertation on panic disorder. She published a Christian children’s book “Do you know Bailey?” in 2016.
In addition to working part-time at CAPC, she also remains active in academia and research, teaching in UW Oshkosh’s nursing program. She has special interests in women’s peri/postmenopausal mental health care, anxiety disorders, and alternative/holistic means to achieve mental health.
Shelley is a native to Central Wisconsin. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband Tom and dogs. Hobbies include taking long walks, swimming, cooking/baking, flower gardening, and reading.
Jolene Nowak MS, LPC
Jolene is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a passion for helping children, adults, and families overcome difficulties, especially those difficulties related to childhood abuse, trauma, and adoption. She has worked in a variety of settings beginning in 2006 and is currently the Clinical Director for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Consulting in Marshfield, WI. She also taught psychology courses at the University of Wisconsin – Marshfield/ Wood County for 4 years.
Jolene earned her Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point with majors in Psychology and Sociology with an emphasis in Social Work. She then earned her Masters of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin – Stout in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with an emphasis in treating children and adolescents.
Jolene is a Foundational Level Theraplay therapist, trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and she is a TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Interventions) Practioner. Jolene believes each person and family is unique and she wants to create a personalized treatment to best meet the goals of the clients she works with.
Genessa Antoniewicz, LPC
Genessa has a Masters degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Genessa is a Foundational Level 1 Theraplay therapist, who specializes in trauma and attachment, and is trained in TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention). Genessa has worked with individuals from all ages ranging from preschool to adult. Genessa believes people were made for connection. Too often, traumatic or stressful experiences interfere with our ability to connect in a healthy way. As a licensed professional counselor, it is Genessa’s passion to sit with children, teens, and adults through their pain and empower them to learn to cope with life’s struggles and make meaningful and healthy connections.
Tammy Fischer, APSW
Tammy obtained her graduate degree in Social Work from Williams Bay College through Aurora University. She is currently an Advanced Practice Social Worker. She has worked in the human service field since receiving her ungraduated degree in 1996. She has worked with a variety of populations and for a majority of this time with individuals with developmental disabilities. She worked for 6 years at a sheltered workshop with individuals with developmental disabilities doing case management, and two years as the unit supervisor for an inpatient facility for developmental disabilities. Her graduate program included two internships, one which completed at KSB Hospital on the Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit and the other at Rosecrance Inpatient Detox Drug Treatment Unit. Tammy is a Foundational Level 1 Theraplay therapist and utilizes these activities and concepts in her sessions. Some other intervention methods she has training include TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention), CBT (Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy), ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), Sand Tray therapy, and Mindfulness. Tammy loves the outdoors as well as camping, fishing, and hiking.
Kristine Koplitz, MAC, LPC
Kris provides Psychotherapy/Counseling and Horticultural Therapy to individuals of all ages. Kris received her Masters of Arts in Counseling from Lakeland College. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor as well as a certified Mediator-Trained in Divorce and Family Mediation.
Kris recognizes the positive rewarding experiences and many benefits derived from connecting with nature and the power of plants. In horticultural therapy plants, gardens and natural landscapes areas are used to engage and improve cognitive, physical, social and the emotional well-being of individual clients. Kris brings a vast amount of knowledge regarding plants and people-plant relationship. She has worked in the horticulture industry for over 23 years.
Kris worked as an Emergency Services Mental Health Professional (ESMHP). She has been trained to provide crisis intervention services; crisis assessments; emergency mental health service coordination; crisis prevention plan development and implementation; identify criteria, collaborate emergency detentions, and TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention).
Elise Hahn, APSW
Elise has a Bachelors degree in Child Psychology from the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis and a Masters degree in Social Work from St. Catherine University/University of St. Thomas. Elise has a background in working in day treatment starting with her graduate internship, which is where Elise fell in love with working with kids from hard places. Elise is trained as a Foundational Level 1 Theraplay therapist, who specializes in trauma and attachment, and she is a TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention) Practitioner.
Mythe (Mina) Piper, LPC-IT
Mythe has a Bachelors Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in American Studies and Sociology. She earned her Masters of Arts Degree in Counseling from Lakeland University. Mythe’s past internships have included the Wood County Human Services working with crisis calls and Bridgeway working with CBRF clients. Mythe is crisis and TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention) trained. Mythe enjoys spending time with family, watching movies/TV, and swimming.
Jessica Noah, LMFT – IT
Jessica is a licensed marriage and family therapist in training and a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Jessica completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in February 2012 from the University of Phoenix and Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2016. Jessica began her internship with Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Consulting LLC in 2014 and completed it in 2016 at Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Consulting LLC.
Jessica was trained in the area of Systems Theory in which the focus is more on the whole system/family rather than the problem or issue pertaining to one particular person. Jessica is also trained in TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention). She is specialized in General Family Therapy and enjoys working with couples, families, and children of all ages, particularly ages 7-15.
Jessica uses a variety of approaches to help her clients, depending on individual needs. Through a collaborative effort with the individual, couple, or family, Jessica incorporates principles from cognitive-behavioral, psycho-educational, solution-focused, mindfulness-based therapy, and play therapy based modalities. Each treatment plan is highly tailored to the needs of the client. Her areas of interest include marital issues, divorce and separation, adoption, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, ADHD, grief and loss, self-esteem issues, and behavioral issues to name a few.
Chelsea Scheithauer, LCSW
Chelsea has a Bachelors degree in Social Work from UWRF and a Masters degree in Social Work from UW Madison. Chelsea has been with CAPC since 2013. Chelsea completed her internship with CAPC and stayed on after her Master’s degree was completed.
Chelsea works with a wide range of individuals from children to the elderly. Chelsea has experience with trauma, personality disorders as well as family treatment for eating disorders. She is EMDR therapy trained as well as TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention).
Karen Baker, Billing Coordinator
Karen has 15 years of experience in medical billing. Karen is HBI Revenue Cycle Academy Strategic Revenue Management Certified (CSRMP)
Michelle Kauth, Office Manager
Michelle Kauth is the office manager at the Marshfield office. Michelle has received her medical transcription degree. Michelle performs administrative duties such as answering phones, scheduling patients, accepting payments, and any other duties throughout the office. Michelle enjoys camping, hunting, fishing, and spending time with her family and friends.
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Patricia Benoit LMFT
Patricia is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 10 years of experience. She has specialized in working with children and is trained in TF-CBT (Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy).
Jo Yeske-Bishop, LPC, NCC
Jo Yeske-Bishop, LPC, NCC is a licensed professional counselor in the State of Wisconsin and has held certification as a National Certified Counselor from National Board of Certified Counselors since she began her practice as a psychotherapist in 1998.
Guided by her belief in the inherent worth of each individual, Jo focuses on helping clients live a more meaningful, more satisfying, more authentic life by developing a more flexible approach to solving problems or resolving issues. She helps the client learn and work with new skills that are designed to more effectively deal with painful thoughts and feelings thus reducing the negative effects of such thoughts/feelings. Jo also helps clients figure out what is truly important and meaningful to them as well as how to use this knowledge for guidance as they move towards positive change.
Jo delights in working with adults and adolescents as individuals, as part of a couple or in groups on issues such as personal growth, depression, anxiety, stress/trauma, anger issues, codependency, relationship concerns, assertiveness, grief/loss, and adjustment issues related to changes that occur as one walks the journey of life.
Stacey Kubisiak, LPC-IT
Stacey is a licensed professional counselor who obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Behavioral Sciences from Mount Mary University. Stacey completed her Master of Science in community counseling from Lakeland University. Stacey works with children, adolescents, and adults. Stacey is trained in TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention). Stacey enjoys spending time with her family, friends, cooking, and baking.
Lynn Martin, MS, LPC
Lynn is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) who has dedicated her work to children and teens in particular. She also has a special interest in working with women at all stages of life as well as helping support parents in their vital role of raising children. In addition to her professional training, Lynn is the mother of 3 grown children. Raising her children have provided her with a wealth of knowledge and experience that extends beyond her professional training.
Lynn provides therapeutic services in a nurturing, supportive fashion. Her work involves helping clients overcome struggles including but not limited to: anxiety, depression, history of trauma, low self-esteem, self-harm behavior, anger management, parenting issues, adjustment to divorce, and behavioral problems. Her varied approach may involve the use of play therapy, sand tray therapy, art-based interventions, CBT (Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy), ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), mindfulness/relaxation training and is uniquely tailored to each individual client. Lynn works with individuals from 4 years old through adults.
Becky Willard, LCSW, ACSW
Becky obtained her Bachelors and masters degree from Jane Adams College of Social Work in Chicago, Illinois. Becky provides therapeutic services to all populations from children, adolescents, and adults. Becky is trained in TF-CBT, DBT, and Mediation, EGALA, and Wrap Around. Becky enjoys scrapbooking.
Deb Fuehrer, BSW, Office Manager
Deb graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Deb has 35 years of mental health experience, 17 years in the Crisis Intervention field, followed by 16 years in clinic administration. Deb enjoys gardening, grandparenting, and traveling.
Jane Olson, Administrative Office Assistant
Heather Worden, Administrative Office Assistant
Heather graduated from Midstate from the program Health Unit Coordinator as well as the Medical Transcription program. Heather has also attended administrative classes. Heather is trained in billing and payments as well as insurance claims. Heather enjoys spending time with family and friends, running and weight lifting, shopping, traveling, and hiking and being outdoors.