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Innervisions - Our Staff

Innervisions Counseling & Consulting Center is recognized as a leader in providing a full array of behavioral healthcare services. Services offered include individual and group therapy, outpatient services, case management, physician services, medication management, residential services, inpatient services, housing services, 24-hour crisis intervention, and prevention / education programs.

Our staff is listed below and look forward to serving you.

Elizabeth Ruhland, Office Manager
Elizabeth Ruhland is the office manager for Innervisions Counseling. She is dedicated to assisting the clinicians in any way possible. She is compassionate, caring, understanding, and values confidentiality in her area of work. She is happy to assist in scheduling an intake with the best therapist that meets your unique needs. If you are in need of consultation or trainings for your company/agency, she would be happy to assist you in lining up this service with one of our experienced therapist.

 

 

Judith Bessac, MSSW, LCSW
Judy is a seasoned therapist who enjoys working with people from all walks of life. She is a client centered therapist focused on reaching your goals through guidance, support, and empowerment. Judy weaves into her practice spiritual psychology that allows for a deeper personal transformation. Judy works with individuals, couples, families, adolescents and children ages 5 on up. Judy is an EAP provider and specializes in treating anxiety disorders including generalized anxiety disorder panic attacks, social phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). She also treats grieving issues, depressive disorders including bipolar, major depressive disorder, and pervasive depressive disorder. Judy is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Reality Therapy and Mindfulness therapy. Our work together will be a collaborative effort from a humanist, non-judgmental perspective. Judy works with a number of issues which includes: Borderline Personality, Domestic violence, family conflict, parenting, relationship issues, Bipolar Disorder, Coping Skills, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Peer Relationships, Self Esteem, Dissociative Disorder, and Mood Disorders. She also specializes in working with individuals who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transsexual. 

 

Christina Brooks, MSW CAPSW
Christina Brooks received her Masters of Social Work from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology with a Human Services concentration from Edgewood College in Madison. For over a decade she has worked with children and families in various roles as a Certified Social Worker. She has experience working with children in kinship care and the foster care system, children who have been victims of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, children and families who have experienced adverse life situations (i.e. poverty, homelessness, domestic abuse, trauma, parent incarceration, and bullying). She also has experience working with children with intellectual, as well as learning disabilities. She works from a strength based approach to treatment when working with children, adults, or families. Her Christian faith assists her with this strength based approach. She incorporates play into her therapeutic work with children. Christina is passionate about assisting children, as well as adults, through the obstacles life presents to them. She is dedicated to assisting individuals of all ages in using their strengths and learning new skills to overcome the present struggles and life situations that have led them to treatment.

 

Laurie Duraney,
Laurie Duraney recently retired from the Ho-Chunk Nation Division of Behavioral Health, where she served as a Behavioral Health Clinician II. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Substance Abuse Specialty Authorization in the state of Wisconsin. She is experienced in working with people with co-occurring mental health and addiction problems, older adults, and providing culturally competent addiction and mental health treatment.
Ms. Duraney has worked in a variety of treatment settings, including outpatient, partial hospitalization, and inpatient facilities in Wisconsin and her home state, Pennsylvania providing individual, group, and family therapy.

 

Nicholas Rogge, MAC, LPC-IT
Nick has a Bachelor of Arts degree from UW Oshkosh and a Master of Arts degree in Community Counseling from Lakeland University. Nick meets individuals, children, families and couples; and accepts them where they are, helping them progress to where they want to be. He has a particular passion for working with children that have ADHD, single parents, groups, art related therapy, families and couples. His areas of focus include, but are not limited to: anxiety, depression, self-esteem, parent-child conflict and ADHD.
Nick’s counseling style is interactive, person and solution-focused; and ensures a comfortable, safe and supportive therapeutic environment. Nick realizes that relationships are very important in our lives. Although he may use a variety of therapeutic tools, he knows that the professional relationship you form with your therapist has a large impact in bringing relief and healing to your life. Nick believes that understanding, compassion and trust are essential to the therapeutic process.
In his free time, Nick enjoys spending time with family and friends, being outside in nature, traveling, reading, and meeting new people.
To accommodate client needs, Nick offers evening sessions in both the Baraboo and Juneau areas.

 

Colleen James, LPC, LCSW, CSAC
Colleen James is an experienced therapist with many years in the field. She is experienced in working with clients who suffer from depression, stress, anger, blended family issues, and AODA struggles. She is well versed in working with clients on crisis issues, or working through medical challenges such as end stage illnesses i.e. cancer diagnosis, loss and grief, etc. Colleen enjoys working with others who struggle with daily living challenges of seeing the “glass half full verses half empty” through different groups i.e. meditation, Yoga, as well as different support avenues. She is experienced in working with correctional institution environment issues and most aspects of law enforcement personnel who struggle with different issues while working in the field.

 

Cheryl Kolf, MS-MHC, MEd., PCTL
Cheryl received her Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling from Viterbo University, a CACREP Institution. She also has a Master degree in Education from Viterbo, along with a Master Level Certification in autism spectrum disorders from the University of St. Thomas. Cheryl worked for many years with children, adolescents and young adults with intellectual, learning, and behavioral issues along with individuals on autism spectrum. Cheryl is an avid advocate in the areas of disabilities and the aging. She believes all individuals have the right to determine how they want to live. Cheryl uses a person-centered, strength-based approach and incorporates cognitive behavioral, mindfulness, narrative and wellness techniques into her counseling sessions.

 

Kacey Fuller
Kacey Fuller is currently in her concentration year of the Masters of Social Work program from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. She has previously interned at the Augusta Warrior Project in Augusta, Georgia and currently interns with Innervisions Counseling. She has experience working with military veterans and their families, as well as domestic abuse and violence survivors. Kacey is currently pursuing CCS training to work with counties in the area.
Kacey incorporates play as a therapeutic intervention with children, and emphasizes the need for client-focused therapy. She emphasizes self-care to her clients, and is a huge advocate for a human-animal bond to assist in the therapeutic intervention process.
To accommodate client needs, Kacey keeps scheduled hours at both the Mauston and Baraboo locations.