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Virtual Introduction of our Clinicians

Riley

Riley McGrath, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist
Counseling Services Director

mcgratrc@uwec.edu


Riley earned his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado and his Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kentucky. He is a licensed Psychologist with professional interests in equity, diversity, and inclusion, Positive Psychology, group therapy, training, and outreach. Riley utilizes a strength-based approach to counseling that draws from Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Positive Psychology, and Client-Centered frameworks. He has experience working with a variety of different presenting issues including identity related concerns, relationship difficulties, mood and anxiety disorders, adjustment concerns, substance abuse, career uncertainty, and disordered eating.
Luke Fedie

Luke Fedie, MS, LPC

Clinician / Case Manager

fedielt@uwec.edu

Luke earned his Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Wisconsin - Stout and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). His primary approaches include solution focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and interpersonal approaches to counseling. He also uses a variety of mindfulness approaches with clients, including meditation, guided imagery, and breathing exercises. He enjoys working with students with a variety of concerns, including depression, identity issues, family concerns, anxiety, relationships, personal growth, adjustment issues, and grief and loss. Luke works as a clinician and case manager.
Wendy

Wendy Brousseau, MS, LMFT
Group Coordinator

broussws@uwec.edu


Wendy earned a Bachelor's Degree from UW - Eau Claire and Master's Degree from Argosy University - American School of Professional Psychology in Marriage and Family Therapy. Her history includes working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. Her specialties include: grief/loss, sexual orientation, gender identity, multicultural concerns, depression, relationships, anxiety, self-esteem issues and provides Eating Disorder Assessments.
She primarily uses solution - focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing. Wendy works as a clinician, Group Coordinator and intern supervisor in Counseling Services.
Jenny

Jenny Hlava, MS, LPC

Outreach Coordinator

gablerja@uwec.edu

Jenny earned her Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Wisconsin - Stout. She uses a primarily cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused approach when working with clients. Jenny enjoys working with students with a variety of concerns, including depression, anxiety, relationships, personal growth, and adjustment issues.

Roberta

Roberta Holman, MS, LPC, SAC

AODA Coordinator

holmanrl@uwec.edu

Roberta earned a Bachelor's Degree from UW-Eau Claire and Master's Degree from UW-Stout in Guidance and Counseling with an emphasis in Substance Abuse Counseling. She has extensive history working with a broad spectrum of people. Her specialties include:  women's issues, depression, anxiety, substance abuse and other addictions, self-esteem issues, eating disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder (EMDR trained clinician). Roberta is also the AODA Coordinator and First Offender Alcohol Education Class Coordinator.
Dr. Rosie O'Brien

Rosemary O'Brien, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist
Internship Coordinator
obrienr@uwec.edu

 

Rosie received her doctorate degree from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. She is interested in helping clients with a variety of issues, including adjustment to college, interpersonal/relational concerns, anxiety, depression,multicultural concerns, concerns related to sexual orientation and gender identity, family dynamics, acculturation, grief and loss, and working with survivors of sexual assault or abuse. She works from a client-centered, interpersonal, and brief psychodynamic approach and places great importance on clients' relationships with others and themselves. She seeks to provide a therapeutic relationship that serves as a vehicle for new experiences and deeper self- understanding for clients. She believes the counseling relationship to be a collaborative one that empowers clients to grow and change using their inherent strengths both during and after counseling has ended.


Ashley

Ashley Walton-Beal, MS, LPC

Associate Counselor

waltona@uwec.edu

Ashley is an Associate Counselor at UWEC Counseling Services. She obtained her Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling at the University of Wisconsin - Stout. Ashley's areas of interest include depression, anxiety, adjustment to college,and concerns related to gender identity and sexual orientation. Ashley works from a humanistic and cognitive behavioral approach.

Virtual Introduction of our Interns

Kristin

Kristin Eitland

Master's Level Intern
eitlankj@uwec.edu

Kristin is currently an intern at Counseling Services and is supervised by Dr. Riley McGrath. She is in the process of completing her Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling at the University of Wisconsin - Stout. 
RFJ

Rachel Funk-Johnson
Master's Level Intern

funkjohr@uwec.edu

 

Rachel is currently an intern at Counseling Services and is supervised by Roberta Holman. She is in the process of completing her Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling at the University of Wisconsin -Stout. Rachel also is a Certified Yoga Instructor and Licensed MassageTherapist. She is looking forward to integrating holistic practices of meditation, mindfulness and yoga based breathing techniques into her approach of cognitive behavioral therapy.
Tanya

Tanya Riggs
Master's Level Intern
riggstl@UWEC.edu


Tanya is currently an intern at Counseling Services and is supervised by Luke Fedie. She is in the process of completing her Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling at the University of Wisconsin - Stout. 


 

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Holly Roberts

Master's Level Intern

robertha8255@uwec.edu

 

Bio Coming Soon!

KM

Keegan Murphy
Master's Level Intern

murphykee@uwec.edu

 

Keegan is currently an intern at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Counseling Services and is being supervised by Wendy Brousseau. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology at Clarke University and is in the process of completing his Master's Degree in Marriage and FamilyTherapy at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. His focus is on individual therapy as well as relational therapy, which involves working with couples, roommates, teammates, and families. He primarily uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, whichis a goal-oriented treatment that helps clients find approaches to solving problems.


 

 

 

 

Xe

Xe Xiong
Master's Level Intern

xiongxm@uwec.edu

 

Xe is currently an intern at the Counseling Servicesand is supervised by Dr. Rosemary O'Brien. She completed her undergraduate in Human Development and Family Studies at UW-Stout and is in the process of completing her Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She also concentrates on a milestone in the Sex Therapy Certificate Program, which enhances her knowledge of human sexuality, sexual and gender diversity.She is not only focused on individual therapy, but specialized in relational, such as couple, sibling, and family relationships. She is primarily using Internal Family Systems (IFS) and Solution Focused Therapy. The IFS model focuses on attempting to understand all the levels of human organization, such as intrapsychic, family and culture.

 

Virtual Introduction of our Office Staff

Debbie

Debra Baier

Office Manager

baierda@uwec.edu