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 26 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.
My approach is to target your strengths, exploring what you perceive as your barriers and helping guide you toward resolution. Therapy modalities used will be: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Strengths Based Therapy, Recovery Oriented Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. 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 move at your pace and apply strategies to help 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 , Autism and Asperger Syndrome , Cancer , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Read more...

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

Years of Experience: 26

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LPC #7184-125 (Expires: 2023-02-28)


Reviews

Written by H.A. on May 05, 2021 after counseling with AmySue for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, and self esteem

Amy has helped me so much in my mental health journey.

Written by R.A. on May 03, 2021 after counseling with AmySue for 11 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Amy supported me and helped me through a year of struggles!

Written by E.T. on Mar 12, 2021 after counseling with AmySue for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, anger management, and career difficulties

If you’re looking for a counselor who is experienced and who cares, look no further than AmySue. Super helpful and dedicated to improving peoples lives.

Written by R.A. on Mar 11, 2021 after counseling with AmySue for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

AmySue is the best therapist I've ever had. I feel like she could talk to anyone at any age and make them feel understood. She makes me feel so comfortable, like I can tell her anything, which is usually really hard for me. I would definitely recommend her to anyone!

Written by K.E. on Mar 05, 2021 after counseling with AmySue for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

AmySue is a wonderful help and confidant. I came into therapy with some loose goals and she has helped me solidify goals and plans for myself, while validating what I’m going through. It’s been nice to talk with her whenever I need to!

Written by E.R. on Feb 11, 2021 after counseling with AmySue for 10 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd

AmySue has always been very approachable, thoughtful, and compassionate and never ceases to send applicable helpful suggestions of how to live better and most smoothly. She constantly sends additional resources to help me chew on certain concepts and think about things in a different way.

Written by A.L. on Feb 09, 2021 after counseling with AmySue for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and adhd

AmySue Hartman has been so helpful, respectful and professional in my counseling sessions and in all our communication outside of sessions. I appreciate her so much and she has greatly helped me in various ways. She makes it easy to express myself and also gives me multiple exercises to use and help me through my struggles. I always look forward to my sessions with her. I would recommend her to anyone needing help.

Written by S.H. on Jan 03, 2021 after counseling with AmySue for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes

So far the experience with better help and my counselor has been great. I love that its virtual and you can talk anytime of the day that is convenient for you. Ive been getting really great tips and information from my counselor and its remind me of the ways to help me with all of what I've been going through. If I could give stars or A's Id say 5 stars all the way and A+++

Written by C.H. on Dec 27, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 8 months 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

Amy is amazing! She has become a second mom that I go to for advice and help. That is why the text feature is amazing.

Written by B.R. on Dec 05, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 5 months 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 all of your encouragement and really helping me through my past. My past has been so over turned by others

Written by W.I. on Dec 02, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and adhd

She gets me. I think that we are part of the same generation makes a huge difference.

Written by J.E. on Nov 12, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Very caring ... great listener and very practical advice making it easy to implement

Written by E.R. on Sep 27, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

AmySue is extremely professional and always provides great insight and new ways to think about things. I'm incredibly grateful for all the resources she provides and the way she checks in throughout the week. Somehow she always knows when I could use a pick me up bit of advise. She's the best!

Written by 1.W. on Sep 09, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, parenting issues, and coping with life changes

AmySue has been great! She is very kind and relatable.

Written by R.A. on Sep 02, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, and career difficulties

AmySue is nice and kind and good at listening and then giving her opinion. She has offered really helpful insight and guidance. 10/10 would highly recommend !!

Written by M.E. on Sep 01, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and compassion fatigue

She is incredibly sweet, and understanding. Even if she's not 100% sure on something, she always takes the time to talk it out, look into it herself, and respond as quickly as she's able to.

Written by L.A. on Aug 29, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 2 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts, and self esteem

Amy is amazing. She has been so helpful because she doesn’t beat around the bush but is also so kind and supportive. After a very short time, I immediately felt close to Amy.

Written by J.O. on Aug 27, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues

This has been a very helpful experience for me

Written by B.R. on Aug 06, 2020 after counseling with AmySue for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and family conflicts

Within the first few minutes of talking with AmySue, I knew she was the perfect fit for me to work with. She is incredibly personable and knowledgeable. I look forward to continuing to work with her.

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 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 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 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.