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Counseling Services

Virtual Introduction of our Clinicians

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Laura G. Chellman, RN
Interim Counseling Services Director

chellmlg@uwec.edu

 

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Luke FedieTM, MS, LPC
Clinical Services 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). Luke's primary approaches include solution focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and interpersonal approaches to counseling. Luke also uses a variety of mindfulness approaches with clients, including meditation, guided imagery, and breathing exercises. Luke 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 the clinical services manager, a clinician, and a case manager for Counseling Services.

 

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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.

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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.

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Rosemary O'Brien, Ph.D.
Internship Coordinator

obrienr@uwec.edu

 

Rosie received her doctorate degree from the Minnesota School of Professionals. She is particularly 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.

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Marnie Hersrud
Clinician

hersrum@uwec.edu

 

Bio coming soon!

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Mackenzie Deffenbaugh, LPC
Clinician

deffenma@uwec.edu

 

Mackenzie earned her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Mackenzie’s primary approaches to therapy include: cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), logotherapy, motivational interviewing, and interpersonal approach. Mackenzie aspires to help those with concerns in depression, anxiety, relationship issues, anger issues, grief and loss, traumatic experiences, and verbal/emotional abuse. She believes in a collaborative experience to bring healing and hope to a client’s life as well as building skills to use in future experiences in life.

 

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Kristen Eitland, Master's Level Intern

       @uwec.edu

Kristen is currently an intern at Counseling Services and is supervised by Dr. Rosie O'Brien. She is in the process of completing her Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling at the University of Wisconsin - Stout.  Kristen’s areas of interest include .....

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April Unterberger
Master's Level Intern

unterbal@uwec.edu

April is an intern at Counseling Services and is supervised by Wendy Brousseau. She is in the process of completing her Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

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Ashley Walton, Master's Level Intern

waltona@uwec.edu

Ashley is an intern at Counseling Services. She is supervised by Luke Fedie.

Virtual Introduction of our Office Staff

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Debbie Baier, Office Manager

baierda@uwec.edu