I am licensed as a Clinical Social Worker and Substance Abuse Counselor in Wisconsin with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with addictions, motivation, self esteem, confidence, career difficulties, & coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. My therapy style is laid back and I tend to bring a bit of humor into discussions. I've been told I am patient, understanding and insightful. I will typically respond to messages or inquiries within 24 hours. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coaching, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
NV LCSW 11129-C
WI LCSW 8356-123
AZ LCSW LCSW-21266
Dawn has gone above and beyond expectations to help me limit stress and anxiety in my life!
Written on Jul 31, 2023 after therapy with Dawn for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd
I appreciate how Dawn will listen and dissect important points in an issue needing attention and give suggestions for how to help me better understand my concerns, in a very professional manner. She is easy to talk with as she has a very empathic way of communicating and guiding.
Written on May 11, 2023 after therapy with Dawn for 4 months on issues concerning relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
Dawn is so supportive and helpful. She has tailored my therapy exactly to my needs and I feel that she always has my best interests and ideas at heart.
Written on Apr 06, 2023 after therapy with Dawn for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd
Easy to talk to! An active listener, a down to earth great person to help you through any tough times.
Written on Feb 16, 2023 after therapy with Dawn for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and intimacy-related issues
i can't put to words how easily i found security and validation throughout my experiences with dawn. more than gracious for her help. <3
Written on Dec 22, 2022 after therapy with Dawn for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd