Mehwish Aqueel

Licensed Professional Counselor, MSc, LPC, NCC

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(414) 246-5601

Mehwish Aqueel

Licensed Professional Counselor, MSc, LPC, NCC


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MCHC
803 West Layton Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53221
(414) 246-5601

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Aalto Enhancement Center
8503 75th Street
Kenosha, WI 53142
(262) 654-9370
“A JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND MILES BEGINS WITH A SINGLE STEP” (Tao Te Ching) I am a National Board Certified Counselor specialized in Evidence Based Treatment. My treatment philosophy is to help Adolescents, Adults and families manage stressful life situations, relational stressors, embrace change, acceptance and meet challenging goals.
I specialize in CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma Informed Care. I have indepth experience and training in DBT Dialectical Behavior Therapy for treatment of Depression, Anxiety, Mood Disorder, ADHD, PTSD, Trauma, Grief, Self-esteem, Stress, Anger-Management, Marriage Counseling, Parenting, Interpersonal Skills Development & Addiction.
I like to build a therapeutic relationship with my clients by active listening as well as understanding their experiences, concerns and perspective with an intention to help and support.

Finances

  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna | Aetna Coventry
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • CCHP, Humana, WEA and Self-Pay
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
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Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 7 Years
  • License: Wisconsin / 6594-125
  • School: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
  • Year Graduated: 2014

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: NBCC National Board Certified Counselor / 336634
  • Certificate Date: 2017

Mehwish Aqueel's Groups

DBT Therapy Groups

Dialectical Behavior Therapy is an evidence-based psychotherapy which is an effective combination of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy. DBT skill modules are as follows:1) CORE MINDFULNESS DBT: Mindfulness Skill is the foundation skill which begins with the concept of States of Mind, What and How Skills. 2) EMOTION REGULATION DBT: Emotion Regulation Skills reduces vulnerability and effectively manage extreme emotions. 3) DISTRESS TOLERANCE DBT: Distress Tolerance Skills are meant to reduce impulsivity, cope during crisis, and improve the moment. 4) INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS DBT: Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills help build positive relationship, improve communication and self-respect.

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Location

MCHC
803 West Layton Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53221
(414) 246-5601
Ask about video sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Other Location +

Additional Location

Aalto Enhancement Center
8503 75th Street
Kenosha, WI 53142
(262) 654-9370
Specialties
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Addiction
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Psychosis

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Other Racial or Ethnic Background
I also speak: Urdu and Hindi
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
Communities
  • Cancer
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

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Last Modified: 27 Jun 2020
Mehwish Aqueel, MSc, LPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Milwaukee

Mehwish Aqueel

Licensed Professional Counselor, MSc, LPC, NCC