Female Therapists in La Crosse County, WI

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3 Rivers Counseling, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MSE, LPC
Verified Verified
Onalaska, WI 54650
I welcome individuals of all backgrounds and life experiences into this shared work, with special interest and experience in the areas of anxiety, trauma, intimate partner violence, and co-occurring substance use. I believe that authenticity, empathy, and mutual respect are at the core of a positive therapeutic relationship. I use a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, somatic therapy interventions, and strengths-based practices to help you gain insight and clarity around the changes you would like to see. My approach is non-judgmental, inclusive, and affirming of all identities.
I welcome individuals of all backgrounds and life experiences into this shared work, with special interest and experience in the areas of anxiety, trauma, intimate partner violence, and co-occurring substance use. I believe that authenticity, empathy, and mutual respect are at the core of a positive therapeutic relationship. I use a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, somatic therapy interventions, and strengths-based practices to help you gain insight and clarity around the changes you would like to see. My approach is non-judgmental, inclusive, and affirming of all identities.
(608) 292-3757 View (608) 292-3757
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Valerie Kokott-Rebhahn
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Onalaska, WI 54650  (Online Only)
I want to help you or your loved one to not only survive, but to thrive! Resilience and healing; these are the ultimate goals. I am patient and playful when I work with children to help them through their tough moments. I provide a good balance of therapeutic play and therapeutic work to overcome difficulties with kids because they need to be active in all they do. Whether the child has experienced big life changes, such as divorce of his/her parents, to chronic stressors or trauma, to anxiety, we will tackle the “tough stuff” while playing and working together.
I want to help you or your loved one to not only survive, but to thrive! Resilience and healing; these are the ultimate goals. I am patient and playful when I work with children to help them through their tough moments. I provide a good balance of therapeutic play and therapeutic work to overcome difficulties with kids because they need to be active in all they do. Whether the child has experienced big life changes, such as divorce of his/her parents, to chronic stressors or trauma, to anxiety, we will tackle the “tough stuff” while playing and working together.
(608) 564-5407 View (608) 564-5407
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Lana Buchner
Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
La Crosse, WI 54601
Waitlist for new clients
Life can be complicated, wrought with difficult challenges, unexpected events, and seemingly impossible choices. Everyone encounters unique experiences that shape who we are. Some of those experiences can be painful and cause us to question, doubt ourselves, or live with emotional pain. Sometimes, we need someone to talk to and unload our burdens. I will help you to gain insight into what may be keeping you feeling like you cannot move forward and help you to find healing within. I will customize the best plan for you and together we will journey to discover your strengths and accessing your inner power. I am here for you.
Life can be complicated, wrought with difficult challenges, unexpected events, and seemingly impossible choices. Everyone encounters unique experiences that shape who we are. Some of those experiences can be painful and cause us to question, doubt ourselves, or live with emotional pain. Sometimes, we need someone to talk to and unload our burdens. I will help you to gain insight into what may be keeping you feeling like you cannot move forward and help you to find healing within. I will customize the best plan for you and together we will journey to discover your strengths and accessing your inner power. I am here for you.
(608) 470-6292 View (608) 470-6292
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Tara Farmer
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CSW
Verified Verified
La Crosse, WI 54601
Are you tired of your ANXIETY or OCD ruining your life? Has the constant worry, doubt or intrusive thoughts made it difficult to work, parent, focus or just exist? You are here because you need effective strategies that create lasting change so that these chronic, and sometimes debilitating symptoms do not dictate your day. I can help you create ways to cope and respond differently to your anxiety or OCD so that you can be present in your life and work towards your values without the negative impact from anxiety. Imagine what it would be like if your anxiety was not so powerful? What would be different? What would you get back?
Are you tired of your ANXIETY or OCD ruining your life? Has the constant worry, doubt or intrusive thoughts made it difficult to work, parent, focus or just exist? You are here because you need effective strategies that create lasting change so that these chronic, and sometimes debilitating symptoms do not dictate your day. I can help you create ways to cope and respond differently to your anxiety or OCD so that you can be present in your life and work towards your values without the negative impact from anxiety. Imagine what it would be like if your anxiety was not so powerful? What would be different? What would you get back?
(608) 200-2683 View (608) 200-2683
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April Volk
Licensed Professional Counselor, MSE, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
La Crosse, WI 54601
Waitlist for new clients
A Licensed Professional Counselor with over 10 years in the behavioral and mental health field, I have experience providing behavior modification and mental health therapy services in a variety of settings including day treatment and residential treatment programs for at-risk youth, a non-profit community agency serving individuals with physical disabilities, and an outpatient mental health clinic serving children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. Additionally, I have had the opportunity to experience working with a diverse population of clients due to my work in various parts of the state including La Crosse, Green Bay, Janesville, Beloit, and Madison.
A Licensed Professional Counselor with over 10 years in the behavioral and mental health field, I have experience providing behavior modification and mental health therapy services in a variety of settings including day treatment and residential treatment programs for at-risk youth, a non-profit community agency serving individuals with physical disabilities, and an outpatient mental health clinic serving children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. Additionally, I have had the opportunity to experience working with a diverse population of clients due to my work in various parts of the state including La Crosse, Green Bay, Janesville, Beloit, and Madison.
(608) 352-6631 View (608) 352-6631
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Holistic Me Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
La Crosse, WI 54601  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I specialize in providing care to people from diverse backgrounds with unique needs and struggles seeking Individual Counseling ages 18 +. I look forward to helping those who are struggling with symptoms of anxiety, depression, stress, adult development, relationship issues, and career and life adjustment issues related to grief, loss, and life changes. I would be honored to join you on your journey towards change as we work together to help you find the holistic balance and wellness you desire. I will work to empower you to gain insight into your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, as you gain awareness, help, hope, and healing.
I specialize in providing care to people from diverse backgrounds with unique needs and struggles seeking Individual Counseling ages 18 +. I look forward to helping those who are struggling with symptoms of anxiety, depression, stress, adult development, relationship issues, and career and life adjustment issues related to grief, loss, and life changes. I would be honored to join you on your journey towards change as we work together to help you find the holistic balance and wellness you desire. I will work to empower you to gain insight into your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, as you gain awareness, help, hope, and healing.
(608) 889-2303 View (608) 889-2303
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Samina Grimes
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
La Crosse, WI 54603  (Online Only)
My availability is evenings and weekends. Individuals who work Monday through Friday, and need help at a time that can be hard to find someone to connect with are a great fit for me. Those who need help coping with changes in careers, and relationships, and managing anxiety and/or depression should reach out. Together we can find the path to improve your relationship with yourself and others. I provide realistic hope-infused counseling to help create steps with an individual to reach their goals.
My availability is evenings and weekends. Individuals who work Monday through Friday, and need help at a time that can be hard to find someone to connect with are a great fit for me. Those who need help coping with changes in careers, and relationships, and managing anxiety and/or depression should reach out. Together we can find the path to improve your relationship with yourself and others. I provide realistic hope-infused counseling to help create steps with an individual to reach their goals.
(959) 210-6800 View (959) 210-6800
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Rhonda Madsen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
La Crosse, WI 54601
I am a mental health counselor and a Holy Fire III Karuna Reiki Master Practitioner. During counseling sessions, I interweave traditional therapy practices with the energy healing techniques of Reiki. I am also certified in ThetaHealing, Pranic Healing and Vibrational Sound healing techniques. And I am informed by my learnings from my Shamanic studies. I incorporate spiritual work and forms of energy healing into counseling sessions to assist people in growth and healing. The goal of our time together is for you to deeply connect with the truth that you have everything inside of you that you need to be whole, happy, and thriving.
I am a mental health counselor and a Holy Fire III Karuna Reiki Master Practitioner. During counseling sessions, I interweave traditional therapy practices with the energy healing techniques of Reiki. I am also certified in ThetaHealing, Pranic Healing and Vibrational Sound healing techniques. And I am informed by my learnings from my Shamanic studies. I incorporate spiritual work and forms of energy healing into counseling sessions to assist people in growth and healing. The goal of our time together is for you to deeply connect with the truth that you have everything inside of you that you need to be whole, happy, and thriving.
(608) 200-2386 View (608) 200-2386
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Christi (Nowland) Ziems
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Onalaska, WI 54650
I have a great deal of experience working with trauma, anxiety, depression, grief and health issues. I also enjoy working with college students.
I have a great deal of experience working with trauma, anxiety, depression, grief and health issues. I also enjoy working with college students.
(608) 650-5329 View (608) 650-5329
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Ashley Grimsled
Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
La Crosse, WI 54601
Waitlist for new clients
I am not accepting new clients until July as new openings are limited. No evening hours open. I've been helping clients find their way through these feelings for the last 12 years. I can help clients learn about and use effective coping skills in order to gain a better understanding of themselves and work on becoming happy, healthy, and strong individuals. Sometimes people are just looking for someone to talk to and I am hear to listen, guide, and help you achieve your best life. I work with everyone to come up with a treatment plan that best suits their individual needs. Let's set up a plan together that we can work through.
I am not accepting new clients until July as new openings are limited. No evening hours open. I've been helping clients find their way through these feelings for the last 12 years. I can help clients learn about and use effective coping skills in order to gain a better understanding of themselves and work on becoming happy, healthy, and strong individuals. Sometimes people are just looking for someone to talk to and I am hear to listen, guide, and help you achieve your best life. I work with everyone to come up with a treatment plan that best suits their individual needs. Let's set up a plan together that we can work through.
(608) 383-5374 View (608) 383-5374
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Teresa Davis Schlintz
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, CSAC, LMHC
Verified Verified
Bangor, WI 54614
As an integrative practitioner, I meet clients where they are at in life. Healing and wellness is part of our life journey, and reaching out to others is often a necessary part of the healing process. Life hands us tough challenges, these are not meant to break us, rather to help us define who we are and better understand what our journey means. Often times we feel like we are broken, or simply don't fit in; these are opportunities to intentionally explore whether we are living our authentic life, or trying to follow someone else's path.
As an integrative practitioner, I meet clients where they are at in life. Healing and wellness is part of our life journey, and reaching out to others is often a necessary part of the healing process. Life hands us tough challenges, these are not meant to break us, rather to help us define who we are and better understand what our journey means. Often times we feel like we are broken, or simply don't fit in; these are opportunities to intentionally explore whether we are living our authentic life, or trying to follow someone else's path.
(608) 200-3249 View (608) 200-3249
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Jennifer Nichols
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, SAC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Onalaska, WI 54650
Life is full of surprises. Unexpected situations occur that impact the ways in which we cope with the world and our circumstances. Handling these issues over and over can leave us feeling exhausted, frustrated, out-of-control and saddened. When things just don’t feel right, it is time to reach out and ask for help. You don’t have to face your challenges alone. I’m a big fan of helping you find your voice and live the life you love. I want to help you find your power and purpose so you can navigate life like a boss!
Life is full of surprises. Unexpected situations occur that impact the ways in which we cope with the world and our circumstances. Handling these issues over and over can leave us feeling exhausted, frustrated, out-of-control and saddened. When things just don’t feel right, it is time to reach out and ask for help. You don’t have to face your challenges alone. I’m a big fan of helping you find your voice and live the life you love. I want to help you find your power and purpose so you can navigate life like a boss!
(608) 315-5834 View (608) 315-5834
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Emily Pfaff
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LPCC
Verified Verified
Onalaska, WI 54650
Life can just really suck sometimes! Therapy can often be the jump start needed to help you move in the direction of healing. I work primarily with adolescents and young adults. Currently, I am the only certified FBT Therapist in the state of Wisconsin, which is the leading treatment approach for adolescents/young adults diagnosed with an eating disorder. In addition, I also treat anxiety, OCD, social anxiety, and mood related difficulties. I am also here if you are navigating a difficult life transition... those can be brutal! I have been a therapist for just over 10 years and would love to hear more about your goals!
Life can just really suck sometimes! Therapy can often be the jump start needed to help you move in the direction of healing. I work primarily with adolescents and young adults. Currently, I am the only certified FBT Therapist in the state of Wisconsin, which is the leading treatment approach for adolescents/young adults diagnosed with an eating disorder. In addition, I also treat anxiety, OCD, social anxiety, and mood related difficulties. I am also here if you are navigating a difficult life transition... those can be brutal! I have been a therapist for just over 10 years and would love to hear more about your goals!
(608) 600-0851 View (608) 600-0851
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Courtney R Retzlaff
Counselor, MS, LPC-IT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Onalaska, WI 54650
I use a person-centered approach in counseling. My clients and I work together, as a team, to plan the best course of treatment. My focus areas of counseling are: depression, anxiety, grief, self-harm, self-esteem, suicidal ideation, life stressors & life changes.
I use a person-centered approach in counseling. My clients and I work together, as a team, to plan the best course of treatment. My focus areas of counseling are: depression, anxiety, grief, self-harm, self-esteem, suicidal ideation, life stressors & life changes.
(608) 465-4950 x1380 View (608) 465-4950 x1380
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Courage Counseling Services
Counselor, MACC
Verified Verified
Holmen, WI 54636  (Online Only)
Are you struggling to recover from grief or loss? Perhaps you're stressed out, anxious, or depressed, fearing the loss of a marriage or a job. If you are longing for peace and healing, if you need to find courage to heal and grow, please give me a call.
Are you struggling to recover from grief or loss? Perhaps you're stressed out, anxious, or depressed, fearing the loss of a marriage or a job. If you are longing for peace and healing, if you need to find courage to heal and grow, please give me a call.
(608) 523-9774 View (608) 523-9774
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Meg Jelen
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
La Crosse, WI 54601
You have made it far in life, so I know you are already strong and skilled! Sometimes it can be difficult to see that part of ourselves; we might lose sight of our abilities or be blinded by the stressors we face. Or perhaps the skills and abilities that carried us through past challenges are not supporting us through our current circumstances. My philosophy of care is holistic combining evidence-based practices with a multi-dimensional approach to well-being. I work to support and empower clients in improving their quality of life and achieving their goals.
You have made it far in life, so I know you are already strong and skilled! Sometimes it can be difficult to see that part of ourselves; we might lose sight of our abilities or be blinded by the stressors we face. Or perhaps the skills and abilities that carried us through past challenges are not supporting us through our current circumstances. My philosophy of care is holistic combining evidence-based practices with a multi-dimensional approach to well-being. I work to support and empower clients in improving their quality of life and achieving their goals.
(608) 200-2641 View (608) 200-2641
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Leisha Lucas
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Onalaska, WI 54650
Waitlist for new clients
I have experience working with children, adolescents, and adults navigating a broad range of emotional, behavioral, and relationship concerns. My specialty is in working with trauma and children ages 3-10. I have advanced training as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and in Child-Centered Play Therapy. As a therapist, I provide a supportive, egalitarian counseling relationship and believe in working alongside clients to maximize their strengths and help them achieve their goals.
I have experience working with children, adolescents, and adults navigating a broad range of emotional, behavioral, and relationship concerns. My specialty is in working with trauma and children ages 3-10. I have advanced training as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and in Child-Centered Play Therapy. As a therapist, I provide a supportive, egalitarian counseling relationship and believe in working alongside clients to maximize their strengths and help them achieve their goals.
(608) 765-5369 View (608) 765-5369
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Jennifer L Burelbach
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSA, LCSW, DCSW
Verified Verified
La Crosse, WI 54601
I cannot think of a single person who hasn't hit a bump in the road of life. We all have this happen- you know, times when we go a bit off track. Maybe, it is difficulty at home or couples constantly arguing. Maybe parents and children are not getting along. Perhaps it is more personal: you are just not feeling quite right, are feeling down and depressed, or are anxious and disorganized. Maybe you are struggling with past hurts or trauma. I am here to help.
I cannot think of a single person who hasn't hit a bump in the road of life. We all have this happen- you know, times when we go a bit off track. Maybe, it is difficulty at home or couples constantly arguing. Maybe parents and children are not getting along. Perhaps it is more personal: you are just not feeling quite right, are feeling down and depressed, or are anxious and disorganized. Maybe you are struggling with past hurts or trauma. I am here to help.
(608) 530-0694 View (608) 530-0694
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Delaney Duell
Counselor, M Ed, LPC-IT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Onalaska, WI 54650
Delaney is a licensed professional counselor- in training and works with children, adolescents, and adults. She received her bachelor's degree from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and her Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from University of Wisconsin-Superior. Delaney has a special interest in working with those who are struggling with grief and loss, depression, anxiety, trauma, OCD, ADHD and significant life changes.
Delaney is a licensed professional counselor- in training and works with children, adolescents, and adults. She received her bachelor's degree from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and her Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from University of Wisconsin-Superior. Delaney has a special interest in working with those who are struggling with grief and loss, depression, anxiety, trauma, OCD, ADHD and significant life changes.
(608) 602-2814 View (608) 602-2814
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Brittany Massengale Houin
Counselor, PhD, LPC, RPT
Verified Verified
La Crosse, WI 54601  (Online Only)
Hello there. In this space, you're seen and heard, just as you are. If you're navigating life's complexities and seeking a deeper understanding of yourself, this is a place for you. Here, we'll walk together in a journey of self-discovery, where your feelings and experiences are not only acknowledged but valued. It's not about fixing you; it's about meeting you where you are and accompanying you towards your own growth and fulfillment. If you're ready to explore your true self in a genuine, empathetic environment, I'm here to support you on this journey. Let's connect with openness and curiosity.
Hello there. In this space, you're seen and heard, just as you are. If you're navigating life's complexities and seeking a deeper understanding of yourself, this is a place for you. Here, we'll walk together in a journey of self-discovery, where your feelings and experiences are not only acknowledged but valued. It's not about fixing you; it's about meeting you where you are and accompanying you towards your own growth and fulfillment. If you're ready to explore your true self in a genuine, empathetic environment, I'm here to support you on this journey. Let's connect with openness and curiosity.
(608) 602-2176 View (608) 602-2176

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Female Therapists

Does it matter what gender my therapist is?

In general, this is not an important factor, as there is no relationship between a therapist’s gender and their efficacy. Some clients, however, prefer to see therapists of a particular gender, whether due to their own past experiences with men and women, or ingrained beliefs about how people of different genders think and behave. Exploring the roots of such preferences and considering what one wants to address in therapy can help someone determine whether their therapist’s gender truly matters to them.

Should I see a female therapist?

Many people—not just women—prefer to see a female therapist, either because they believe that a woman will be able to relate to their specific challenges (for example, sexism in the workplace) or because they imagine feeling more comfortable disclosing sensitive information to a woman. Such beliefs may not turn out to be accurate, however, and adhering too rigidly to a gender preference can at times hinder a client from finding the best therapeutic match.

Do therapists get specific training to help with women’s concerns?

Therapists are trained to provide care to clients of any gender. However, some therapists—both men and women—may pursue additional training in feminist therapy, gender-specific issues, or women’s mental health. Female clients may wish to ask prospective therapists whether they have received specific training in the client’s primary area(s) of concern, or whether they have worked extensively with women on issues similar to their own.

How can I inquire about a therapist’s experience in treating women?

It’s OK—even encouraged!—to ask a therapist directly whether and how often they have treated women in the past, or whether they have treated women dealing with the client’s most prominent concern(s). Competent therapists will be happy to share their educational background, preferred treatment modalities, and prior client experience to help an individual find the therapist best suited to their needs.