Amanda is a Licensed Professional Counselor and provides outpatient mental health counseling. She received her Master of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2011 and received additional graduate education through the Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology. Her undergraduate degree was in Sociology with a Health/Kinesiology Emphasis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She completed internship with UW-Hospital in the Acute Care Rehabilitation Unit, The Salvation Army, and working with individuals with traumatic brain injury at Counseling Resources Neuropsychological Associates in Madison. Additionally, Amanda completed graduate work at the Medical College of Wisconsin on the trauma unit providing care to individuals with acute stress reactions, trauma, PTSD, and chronic pain conditions.
She has been providing outpatient therapy for the past eight years, and has experience treating clients in several settings that include, vocational rehabilitation, community-based settings, as well as inpatient and outpatient settings. Amanda has experience and training in treating children ages nine and older, adolescents, as well as adults. She is well versed in treating individuals with complex trauma and PTSD, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, disordered eating, and trauma related conditions. Amanda utilizes a Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), as well as mindfulness-based skills to assist with client care. In addition, Amanda utilizes Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), as well as other modalities to treat trauma. As a former collegiate track and field athlete, Amanda also enjoys working with athletes to assist with the stressors of competing. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys spending time working out, hanging out with family and friends, and spending time with her cats, Mo and Addy.