AmySue Hartman

(MA, LPC)

About Me

I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Wisconsin. I have worked in various capacities within community mental health for the past 25 years. I applaud you for taking this step in self-care; it is not easy. It is vital for you to feel and believe there is hope for a better tomorrow.
The primary population I have experience with have been diagnosed with anxiety, depression, PTSD, self-esteem, OCD, personality disorders, addiction, trauma and anger issues. I work primarily with adults and families.
My approach is to target all five aspects of your well-being; emotional, cognitive, physical, spiritual and social. I also look at your strengths, exploring what you perceive as your barriers and helping guide you toward resolution. Therapy modalities used will be: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Strengths Based Recovery Oriented Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Trauma Focused and Family Systems. Creating positive change in your life can be accomplished through completing worksheets, practicing techniques and interventions offered to you in our sessions. Together we will keep things simple in order for you to feel empowered to make decisions more safely and confidently.
I truly look forward to meeting with you soon!


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Codependency , Communication Problems , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 25

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LPC #7184-125 (Expires: 2021-02-28)


Reviews

Written by B.R. on Aug 04, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

thanks for being so accepting and being able to teach me that my happiness is so important. For so long I had forgotten :)

Written by S.A. on Jul 23, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and relationship issues

Amy took the time to truly listen and understand my background and where I would like to go with our sessions. The information she gives me is relevant to the issues we discuss and supports me in my journey.

Written by W.I. on Jul 21, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and adhd

She is just agreat fit for me. She gets me, and knows how to figure out what is going on with me when I ramble. I need that.

Written by H.A. on Jul 08, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

Reaching out for help is hard. Ever since I was little no one cared to listen or to help me. I reached a breaking point and knew I needed help and i’m really up I was paired with AmySue. Her articles and worksheets helped get me started and her advice and being able to vent on video chat was such a big help for me. I have a new outlook and goals for myself, and I can’t thank Amy enough for giving that back to me

Written by J.E. on Jul 07, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

She makes me feel very safe to speak my mind. I feel that she truly cares when she is listening to me talk.

Written by A.L. on Jul 07, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, parenting issues, self esteem, and adhd

AmySue and I have been working together for a few months now and she is so wonderful. She is always timely in her responses, she is professional, caring and understanding. I appreciate our sessions so much because she lets me process and helps guide me. I never feel judged and she really tries to let me know that I am not alone in the ways that I feel and process.

Written by K.A. on May 08, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, and adhd

So far I have had a great experience and have been learning a lot to help me through things I’ve struggled with for a while.

Written by A.N. on May 03, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

Amy's years of experience really show. She's not just a nice person to talk to. She gives you assignments to work on through the week and offers just the right amount of gentle pressure to ensure you're doing the work. She really seems to want to see you improve rather than spin your wheels as you complain about your problems.

She also makes sure that she can spend ample time with her clients. I highly recommend her.

Written by P.A. on Apr 17, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd

AmySue is absolutely amazing! Two weeks in and she’s been helping me a lot, with all of my issues. Cannot thank her enough.

Written by K.A. on Apr 16, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, and self esteem

She seems very personable and relatable.

Written by C.H. on Apr 15, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

After trying 2 other therapists on betterhelp I finally found one that will encourage me to keep the service for as long as I need and can afford it. This is a stressful time.

Written by R.A. on Mar 31, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, and career difficulties

AmySue is nice and caring. She listens and actively engages. Better than most therapists I see. Offers good insight too.

Written by T.R. on Mar 29, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and adhd

She has been my life preserver during the most uncertain time of my life. She has provided me with a mental bulldozer.

Written by A.N. on Mar 12, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

I have gained so much clarity with your worksheets!

Written by B.H. on Mar 09, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, and anger management

AmySue has definitely been a great match for me, and I actually feel heard. It's nice to be able to talk to her throughout the day, and not just cram everything I need to say into a 60 minute session. I feel like I'm getting somewhere with her help.