Counseling Care Center Staff
Greg Ammon, MS, NCC, LPC: Mr. Ammon has a Amy Brodeski, MSW, LCSW, CADC: Ms. Brodeski
Master of Science in Guidance and Counseling from has a Master of Social Work Degree from Aurora
UW-Whitewater and is a Nationally Certified University in Aurora, Illinois. She is a licensed
Counselor. His experience includes providing mental clinical social worker, an Illinois certified addictions
health treatment to children, couples and families, counselor and specializes in school social work. Her
as well as the treatment of OCD, depression and clinical interests include working in the areas of
anxiety. Currently Greg is the Director of Patient and anxiety, eating disorders, adolescent substance
Family Services and the Counseling Care Center at abuse and adjustment disorders in all ages.
Beloit Memorial Hospital.
Maria-Maria Anleu, MD Psychiatrist: Dr. Anleu is Nicole Gougeon, MSSW, LCSW: Ms. Gougeon
certified in both Adult Psychiatry and Child and has a Master of Science in Social Work from the
Adolescent Psychiatry. She completed her Adult University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her experience
Residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago includes treating behavior disorders and trauma in
and her Child and Adolescent Fellowship at children, the treatment of chronic mental illness,
Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL. She is depression and anxiety, effective parenting
a member of the American Psychiatric Association techniques, and divorce adjustment with children
and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent and families. She is also a licensed facilitator of the
Psychiatry. Dr. Anleu serves adults, children and Sandcastles program for children of divorce.
adolescents and is fluent in Spanish.
Sally Greer, MS, NCC, LPC, IL CADC: Ms. Greer
Jennifer Bleak, MD Psychiatrist: Dr. Bleak is a Board
has a Master of Science in Human Services Counseling
Certified Psychiatrist, completing her residency at
from National Louis University in Chicago, Illinois. She
the University of Chicago and a Psychiatric
is an Illinois certified addictions counselor and has over
Fellowship in psychotherapy at Loyola Medical
30 years experience volunteering, working and
Center in Maywood, IL. Her experience includes
supervising in the field of social services and mental
working in private practice, community mental health
health. She has extensive experience working in the
clinics, within a methadone clinic, and serving as
field of alcohol and drug addictions, domestic violence
clinical director at a mental health clinic for English
and individual trauma. She also works with families who
speakers in Tokyo, Japan, where she lived for
have a family member diagnosed with a life threatening illness. Her clinical
eleven years. Dr. Bleak serves all adult populations, focusing on
interests include women’s issues, depression, anxiety, trauma and
individual mental health and addiction needs.
relationship concerns with individuals, couples and families.
Nancy Wilson, MD Psychiatrist: Dr. Wilson is a
graduate of Queen’s University at Kingston, Ontario, Sharon Huff, RN, MSC, LPC: Sharon graduated
Canada, with BA, BPHE and BEd degrees. After from Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing, received
teaching Special Education for eleven years and her AD from the University of Alaska, BS from the
working in research for one year, Dr. Wilson attended College of St. Francis and her MSC from the University
medical school at the American University of the of Wisconsin. She has practiced as a Clinical Nurse
Caribbean, Montserrat, West Indies, and then Specialist as well as a psychotherapist. She is a
completed her residency in Psychiatry at the Medical Certified Trauma Specialist and is certified to practice
College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. She is Board- in the State of Wisconsin and is also a Nationally
Certified in General Psychiatry and a member of the American Psychiatric Certified Counselor. Clinical expertise include cross
Association. Previously, Dr. Wilson provided both inpatient and outpatient cultural education, forensic work, teaching, public speaking, writing, disaster
psychiatric care in Northern Wisconsin for fifteen years. Her clinical interests training, and individual, family and group therapy. Currently, Sharon provides
are diagnostics, psychotherapy and medication management, as well as clinical triage services and facilitates the Chronic Pain Support Group.
working in liaison with other medical specialties.
Andrew Jadczak, MA, LPC: Mr. Jadczak has a
Helen Link, APNP Nurse Prescriber: Ms. Link is a
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from
psychiatric clinical specialist and nurse prescriber
Northwestern University in Chicago, and is a
board certified to provide care for children,
Licensed Professional Counselor. His clinical
adolescent, and adult psychiatric mental healthcare.
experience includes working with various age
Helen received her Master of Science in Psychiatric
groups to address anxiety issues, relationship
Nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
conflicts, personality disorders, adjustment issues,
Post graduate training includes experience with
psychosis, oppositional defiant disorders and anger
group psychotherapy, and patient care in outpatient,
inpatient and institutional settings.
Keith Gibson, PhD Psychologist: Dr. Gibson has Tracy Jurgens, MSW, LCSW: Ms. Jurgens has a
over 30 years of practice in psychology including his Master of Social Work degree from Aurora
MS and PhD degree from the University of University in Aurora, Illinois. She is a licensed
Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His additional experience clinical social worker in the State of Wisconsin. Her
has come from work in community mental health experience includes school and medical social
centers, private practice and research and program work, as well as providing mental health treatment
development. His particular interest is providing to clients of various ages. Tracy is particularly
services to children, especially in the area of interested in the treatment of anxiety, depression,
attention-deficit and disruptive behaviors. anger difficulties and helping people improve the
quality of relationships in their lives.
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Carol Katroscik, MSW, LCSW: Ms. Katroscik Laura Neece, MA, NCC, LCPC, LPC:
has a Master of Social Work degree from Ms. Neece has a Master’s of Arts in Counseling
Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. She and Education from the University of Denver, in
has over 30 years field experience working with Denver, Colorado. Her experience includes work
adults and adolescents with depression, anxiety, with children, adolescents and families. Her
eating disorders and sexual abuse in both men clinical interests include ADHD, adjustment
and women. She also works with recovering disorders, and sexual abuse in children, parenting
alcoholics and affected family members and skills, discipline and depression. She enjoys all
provides individual, marital and family treatment, outdoor activities with her family including skiing,
as well as Employee Assistance Programs consultation. mountain biking, swimming, gardening and hiking.
Claudia Klein, MS, LPC, LCPC: Ms. Klein Shelly Patchett, MSW, LCSW: Ms. Patchett has
has a Master of Science in Counseling from a Master of Social Work degree from Aurora
Southwest Missouri State University. She is University in Aurora, Illinois. She is a licensed
licensed in Wisconsin and Illinois. Her clinical social worker in both Wisconsin and
experience includes working with children, Illinois. Her clinical interest include treating
adolescents and adults in individual and group anxiety disorders, depression, traumatic stress,
therapy. Her clinical interest include the grief, anger and relationship concerns. She
treatment of anxiety and depression, provides services to adolescents, adults, couples,
relationship conflicts, improving self-esteem, families and the LGBT population.
and helping people recover from sexual abuse and trauma.
Molly Polyock, MS, NCC: Ms. Polyock has a
Brandi Lander, LCSW, CSAC: Ms. Lander has Master of Science degree in Counseling from the
a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and is a
University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Nationally Certified Counselor. She also holds a
Illinois. She is dually licensed for both mental Master of Arts degree in Sociology from UW-
health and substance abuse counseling in Milwaukee. Molly is currently working toward
Wisconsin and Illinois. She specializes in the becoming a Licensed Professional Counselor.
treatment of co-occurring addiction and mental Molly serves as the clinic’s Mental Healthcare
health disorders in adolescents and adults. Coordinator, performing triage assessments,
Brandi has inpatient and outpatient experience managing crisis intervention needs, assisting psychiatrists and
with individuals in crisis dealing with depression, anxiety, substance prescribers with medical needs, and individual and group counseling.
abuse, personality disorders and autism spectrum disorders. Brandi
facilitates groups for the Addictions Program and also sees patients Tom Reilly, MSW, LCSW, SAC-IT: Mr. Reilly
individually or as a family. Her personal interests include boating, completed his Graduate Degree in Social Work
golfing, traveling and interior decorating. from the University of Illinois at Urbana, Illinois and
obtained Masters degrees in Counseling and
Karen Mascharka, MS, LPC, LCPC: Sociology at Roosevelt University in Chicago. He is
Ms. Mascharka has a Master of Science in licensed in Wisconsin and Illinois. Clinical interests
Counseling from Winona State University in include working with trauma and its effects on the
Winona, Minnesota. Her clinical interests include individual, particularly as it affects the recovering
working with children, adolescents, college alcoholic and the family system. He works with
students, adults and families, on a variety of Mental Health concerns as well as in the Addictions Program. He is an
issues including depression, anxiety, stress avid reader and loves 20’s and 30’s Rhythm and Blues.
management, abuse and weight management
issues. Ms. Mascharka enjoys traveling, volleyball, Laura Trippiedi, MS, LPC, LCPC: Ms. Trippiedi
jogging, reading and spending time with her family. has a Master of Science in Guidance and
Counseling from Eastern Illinois University. She
Kathleen Miller, MS, LPC, ICS, CSAC: has experience working with all ages and
Ms. Miller has a Master of Science degree in especially enjoys working with children and
Counseling and Education from Northern adolescents. Clinical interest include working with
Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. She is anxiety, depression, abuse issues and family
licensed in Wisconsin and Illinois and certified dynamics. She has past experience working in
in EMDR. Her experience includes working foster care, public mental healthcare and
with children to seniors in individual, group and residential treatment programs for adolescents. Ms. Trippiedi enjoys
family therapy. Her clinical interests include running, roller blading, ice skating, rowing, snowboarding, hiking,
treatment of traumatic stress, grief and chronic reading and being with family and friends.
illness, child and adolescent issues, spirituality and strengthening
marriages and families. She specializes in the treatment of co-
occurring disorders (mental health and addictions), military and first Key to Degree Titles
responders, and provides programming clinical supervision. She
enjoys her family, volunteer work, tennis, golfing, skiing, flying, • AD Associates Degree • LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker
camping, singing and gardening. • APNP Advanced Practice Nurse • LPC Licensed Professional Counselor
Prescriber • MA Master of Arts
• APSW Certified Advanced Practice • MD Doctor of Medicine
Sharon A. Mueller, MS, LPC, NCC: Ms. Mueller Social Worker • MS Master of Science
has a Master’s in Counseling from the University • BEd Bachelor of Education • MSC Master of Science Counselor
of Wisconsin-Madison and received post- • BPHE Bachelor of Physical and Health • MSEd Master of Science in Education
graduate certification in Cognitive-Behavioral Education
• MSW Master of Social Work
Therapy from the Adler School of Professional • BS Bachelor of Science
• MSSW Master of Science in Social
Psychology in Chicago, Illinois. Her specialized • CADC Certified Alcohol and Other
Drug Abuse Counselor
areas of interest include depression, anxiety • NCC National Certified Counselor
• CSAC Clinical Substance Abuse
disorders, stress reduction, self-esteem, gender • PhD Doctor of Philosophy
and identity, relationship and parenting issues. • RN Registered Nurse
• ICS Independent Clinical Supervisor
She is a Certified Life Force Practitioner - using • SAC-IT Substance Abuse Counselor -
• LCPC Licensed Clinical Professional
yoga, meditation, and breath techniques to manage stress, Counselor In Training
depression, and anxiety.