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Counseling Services

Virtual Introduction of our Clinicians

Laura Chellman

Laura G. Chellman, RN
Interim Counseling Services Director

chellmlg@uwec.edu

Laura earned her Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Nursing from UW-Eau Claire and is Board Certified in College Health Nursing through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She started as the Clinic Manager of the UW-EC Student Health Service in 1988 and became the Director in 1995. She likes the blend of nursing duties within the clinic and administrative duties. Laura is currently serving as the Interim Counseling Services Director.
Luke Fedie

Luke Fedie, 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
Wendy

Wendy Brousseau, MS, MFT
Clinician

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 and self-esteem issues.
She primarily uses solution -ocused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing. Wendy works as a clinician 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, 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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Virtual Introduction of our Interns

Kristin

Kristen Eitland

Master's Level Intern

       @uwec.edu

Kristen 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. 
Tanya

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


Bio coming soon!
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Master's Level Intern

@uwec.edu

Bio coming soon!
Ashley

Ashley Walton

Master's Level Intern

waltona@uwec.edu

Ashley is a Master's level intern at UWEC Counseling Services. She 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. 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. Ashley also teaches the First Offender Alcohol Education Class. 

Virtual Introduction of our Office Staff

Debbie

Debbie Baier

Office Manager

baierda@uwec.edu