Finding the office and therapist with the right fit is important for success with your goals. The information below should give you a taste of our culture to help you decide if this office is right for you.
Our phones are staffed part time.
Due to our small and personalized staff it may take one to two business days to return a non-urgent call or e-mail. We will work hard to get back to you and address any questions or concerns.
Insurance coverage and payment plans.
We accept the majority of Medicaid insurance plans and an ever growing number of commercial and EAP's. If your insurance isn't accepted, we try to work personally with you on payment plans and fee schedules. Here is who we are in network with: Optum, UBH/Medica, Anthem/BCBS, Security Health, Group Health, Forward Health, Health Partners and Champ VA/Tricare!
Rebecca earned her Bachelors of Arts from UW-Stout in Psychology with a self determined minor in Marriage and Family Therapy. In 2008, she graduated from Springfield College with a Masters of Science in Counseling Psychology and emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. Rebecca has been practicing since 2008 and has been a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 2010, holding active licensure in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
She is a board approved supervisor in MN and AAMFT clinical fellow.
Rebecca works with children, couples, families and individuals to address a variety of mental health needs including depression, anxiety, attachment, adoption, disabilities, and trauma. She specializes in EMDR, completing her training through EMDRIA in 2017.
When not in the office, Rebecca enjoys running, biking, and spending time with her husband and four children. By nature she is an encourager and is eager to help you meet your goals.
Colleen received a Bachelors of Science in Psychology at Mankato State University. She continued at Mankato State University and earned a Masters of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling in 1989. Colleen then received a RhD in Vocational Rehabilitation at Southern Illinois University in 1995.
Colleen works with people of all ages and stages of life, having experience working with children, couples, families, and individuals. She received a specialization in EMDR, completing her training through EMDRIA in 2017. Although she specializes in EMDR trauma therapy, Colleen also works with mood disorders, behavioral disorders, developmental disabilities, and family systems.
When not at Beacon Mental Health Resources, Colleen is busy working as the program director of Rehabilitation Services at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, spending time with her children and serving in the community. She continues to be a practicing therapist as she believes it is important to remain active in the field and to use her training to benefit her community.
Shae earned her Bachelors in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2006. She graduated from Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, Texas in 2007 with a Masters in Social Work and a concentration in Generalist Practice within a Rural Context. Also in 2007, Shae became a certified Advanced Practice Social Worker within the State of Wisconsin. Her foundation of practice is in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with an emphasis on Control and Systems theories. Shae has been practicing in the local community since 2007.
Shae has experience working with domestic violence programs, family services, and crisis mental health services. She also works with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, boundaries, grief, suicidal tendencies, and family communication. Shae specializes in issues related to poverty and rural cultures. Along with a host of many other trainings, she recently added EMDR to her list of offered services.
In her free time, Shae enjoys baking, random trivia, working out, being outdoors, and spending time with her family, including her two dogs. She is truly passionate about assisting you through your journey and takes an open-minded and non-judgmental approach as she employs creative problem-solving strategies.
Jeff earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in both Psychology and Sociology. In 2005, Jeff graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a Master of Science in Vocational Rehabilitation, concentrating in Rehabilitation Counseling and Vocational Evaluation. In addition to being a licensed professional counselor, Jeff is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.
Jeff has experience working with multiple populations. He has worked with people with various disabilities and mental health needs. He is skilled at working with people with disabilities, parenting and foster parenting support along with play therapy.
When not in the office, Jeff devotes his time to working as a Rehabilitation Specialist with the Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. He is especially knowledgeable about disabilities, behavior modification, parenting, fostering and attachment. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children.
Alexa earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, in 2018, from the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies. She earned her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2021 from UW-Stout and is a graduate certificate holder in Sex Therapy. In addition to these accomplishments she is also an EMDR trained psychotherapist. .
She provides comprehensive psychosocial rehabilitative services that are person-centered, team oriented, and community based. These are conducted at the individual, family and group level.
Alexa has experience working with children, survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence, families and individuals who experience PTSD, anxiety, depression, suicidality and trauma. She is skilled at holding space for others and bringing clarity to emotionally charged experiences.
In her free time, Alexa spends time painting, creating art, being active, and spending time with her loved ones and Dalmatian, Siren. She is truly passionate about connecting with others and continuing her learning of differing populations.
Jim earned his B.S. in Psychology from the University of New York in 1989 and his M.S. in Guidance and Counseling from University of Wisconsin-Stout in 1993. He's been licensed as a Clinical Social Worker since 1995.
Jim is a retired military officer, he’s done brief stints in aviation and in the writing field, and has taught undergraduate university courses online, where he was also a course developer. He also worked in a primary care medical clinic and has done much client advocacy. He also had 2 small businesses. Jim has worked in a wide variety of venues such as private practice, online therapy, residential care, county human services, nonprofits, and in-home therapy. He's treated court-ordered clients and families over his entire career.
Jim’s specialty is family therapy and high-needs children/families, but he also works with adults individually. He practices primarily from the Social Learning, Strategic Therapy, and Solution-Focused models, but he also borrows many techniques from other treatment approaches. Jim works with a wide variety of diagnoses and disorders. He operates from a very creative mindset but views his role as simply that of a problem-solver. Jim strongly believes in the healing power of the Therapeutic Alliance, which espouses that the equal, collaborative relationship between patient and clinician is the primary variable in a successful treatment outcome, and voluminous research data continually supports that notion.
In his free time, Jim enjoys camping, swimming/boating, sports cars, bicycling, writing, reading, the gym, music, humor, and nature photography.
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