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Helping You Move Forward

We help clients break through the obstacles that seem to be holding them back in life. Life's too short to be unhappy, unsure, or unfulfilled. We are here to help our clients achieve a more positive outlook on life, and provide them with all the tools necessary to get them there. Let us help you learn and develop better ways to handle the issues that are standing in the way of your true wellness.

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DR. ABBY HUNTLEY LPC-SAS, ICS, CCTP

Dual Diagnosis Therapist & Supervisor
Owner of Oak Ridge Counseling & Consulting, LLC
920-264-7845 (call or text)
Areas Served: Oconto Falls Area, Green Bay Area, Crivitz School District

Dr. Abby Huntley is the owner of Oak Ridge Counseling and Consulting. She has been a licensed professional therapist in mental health and substance use for nearly 10 years. She specializes in trauma and attachment, but is happy to support individuals and families through many issues. Dr. Abby uses an eclectic approach that is catered to your style and preferences. Her overall goal is to provide you relief quickly and tools to move forward. Dr. Abby enjoys using horses, dogs, chickens, and the outdoors to help you heal and realize your full potential. She is a certified in Animal Assisted Therapy, TFCBT, Accelerated Resolution Therapy, DBT, Attachment, Motivational Interviewing, and more.

She is passionate about her work with The Wellness Co-Op, a local nonprofit in which she partners to provide mental wellness support to military, veterans, first responders, and their families. 

www.TheWellnessCoOpWI.com

Dr. Abby is a counselor educator and supervisor who offers training, presentations, and supervision.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to me if you are looking to improve your mental wellness.

Dr. Abby Huntley, LPC-SAS, ICS, NCC, CCTP

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DR. HEIDI WENNESHEIMER, LPC, SAC-IT, CCTP

Dual Diagnosis Therapist
Heidi Wennesheimer PhD, LLC
920-562-1699
Areas Served: Gillet School District, Suring School District, Oconto Falls School District, and Oconto Falls Area, and Green Bay Area

Dr. Wennesheimer is a dual diagnosis Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional that has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings including inpatient, outpatient, and in-home. Dr. Wennesheimer works with individuals who have experienced trauma, abuse, neglect, grief, suicidal ideation, self-harm, divorce, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, addiction, and many other issues. She seeks to create a safe space for her clients to explore their thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and behaviors. 
Dr. Wennesheimer uses a strength-based, client-centered approach in working with her clients and integrates a range of therapeutic techniques and methods to assist her client sin reaching their full potential.  These techniques and methods include Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Motivational Interviewing (MI). 
Dr. Wennesheimer earned her PhD in Forensic Psychology in 2017 from Walden University.  The topic of her dissertation was: Evaluating Factors Used by Mental Health Professionals to Access Juvenile Adjudicative Competency. She has a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Concordia University.
Dr. Wennesheimer works creatively with compassion and care to address the concerns of each client, walking them through their journey of healing and exploring their life concerns.  Her main goal is to assist clients in identifying their strengths and to utilize those strengths in achieving their goals.  Dr. Wennesheimer is passionate about helping others and believes everyone should have a safe and healing place to work through life’s issues.
Dr. Wennesheimer works with clients age 4-75

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ZACH ZELLNER, MA, LPC-IT, SAC-IT, CTP

Dual Diagnosis Therapist
LIVELife Leadership, LLC
920-224-2056 (call or text)
Areas Served: Door, Kewaunee, Green Bay Area, and Crivitz School District

Zach Zellner is a dual diagnosis Licensed Professional Counselor-In Training and Clinical Trauma Professional that has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings including outpatient and in-home. Zach works with individuals who have experienced trauma, abuse, neglect, grief, suicidal ideation, self-harm, divorce, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, addiction, and many other issues. He seeks to create a safe space for his clients to explore their thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and behaviors.


Zach uses a strength-based, client-centered approach in working with his clients and integrates a range of therapeutic techniques and methods to assist his clients in reaching their full potential.  These techniques and methods include Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Brainspotting, Internal Family Systems (IFS), and Mindful-Based Ecotherapy. 


Zach earned his Masters of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2021 from Lakeland University.  While completing his degree, Zach met with spiritual leaders in the greater Green Bay area to gain a deeper of understanding of how religion and counseling can work together to bring healing. He has a bachelors in psychology and integrative leadership studies. 


Zach utilizes his experience as a high school coach, marathoner, and outdoorsman to connect with his clients. Zach uses humor and compassion to create a safe space where the client can truly be themselves.  

Zach’s strives to help clients find the balance between being at peace and achieving goals, which is something he is extremely passionate about. 


Zach works with clients age 9-75.

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CASSIDY SALM, MA, LPC-IT, SAC-IT, GSC-CA

Dual Diagnosis Therapist
Believe Counseling, LLC
920-286-2046
Areas Served: Door, Kewaunee, Green Bay Area, Gillet School District, and Suring School District

Cassidy Salm is a dual diagnosis Licensed Professional Counselor-In Training and Grief Specialty Counselor specializing in work with children and adolescents. He focuses on providing individualized, trauma-informed, and culturally sensitive care. Cassidy enjoys meeting with clients in the way that means the most to them, whether it be in the office, in the comfort of their home, or exploring the community. 
Cassidy emphasizes client strengths, using different therapeutic approaches to guide clients in self-exploration and supporting them in living their lives to the fullest. He is trained in Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Brainspotting, Play Therapy, and Child and Adolescent Grief Therapy.
Cassidy earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in 2019 and completed his Master of Arts in counseling at Lakeland University in 2021. During his education, Cassidy worked with youth individually and in group settings, fostering an understanding of the healing and success that comes from working with children and adolescents in settings and in ways that are more natural to them.
Cassidy is passionate about supporting clients in healing, discovering strengths, and developing skills and tools to help them move forward in their lives. Cassidy values the importance of the therapeutic relationship and looks forward getting to know his clients in order to support them in learning to be their fullest self.

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ASHLEY ZELLNER, MSW, LCSW, CSAC, CCTP, C-DBT, BC-TMH

Dual Diagnosis Therapist
Cognitive Wellness Therapy LLC
(920) 215-1849
Areas Served: Manitowoc and Kewaunee, Fox Valley

Ashley Zellner is a dual diagnosis Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She focuses on providing person-centered, trauma-informed, and culturally sensitive care. Ashley prioritizes building a therapeutic relationship of respect and trust. Ashley works with individuals of all ages and experiences. She is willing to meet in various settings from outpatient and in-home. Ashley thrives on making therapy a safe space for individuals to navigate their experiences. She has worked with individuals that have experienced trauma, abuse, neglect, grief, suicidal ideation, self-harm, eating disorders, anxiety, depression, addiction, self-esteem, and gender identity. 


Ashley uses a strengths-based, client-centered approach while integrating a range of therapeutic techniques and methods. Ashley utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Eating Disorder Treatment, Yoga and Breathing exercises.


Ashley earned her Master of Arts in Social Work in 2017 from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she completed a Fellowship for Youth Oriented Substance Abuse and Trauma (YOSAT) treatment. 


Ashley utilizes humor and authenticity throughout meetings to ensure individuals can feel welcome to be themselves. She advocates for individuals and encourages them to build tools for their own self-advocacy. Ashley is passionate about providing tools to individuals to help them be their best selves. 


Ashley works with clients from 9-75.

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CHRISTOPHER BURDICK, MA, LPC

Dual Diagnosis Therapist
Daybreak Counseling and Wellness
920-737-7299 (call or text)
Areas Served: Manitowoc, Kewaunee, and Green Bay Area

Christopher Burdick is a dual diagnosis Licensed Professional Counselor committed to treating individuals, couples, and families.  He focuses on providing client centered, trauma-informed, and culturally sensitive care.  Chris prioritizes building a therapeutic relationship based on honesty, trust, and respect.  He is willing to meet in various settings, ranging from outpatient to in-home.  Chris has worked with individuals who have experienced physical, emotional, and sexual trauma, abuse, neglect, suicidal ideation, self-harm, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, low self-esteem, and gender identity.


Chris uses a strengths-based, client centered approach while integrating a range of therapeutic techniques and methods.  Chris utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART).


Chris graduated from Lakeland University in 2013 where he received his Master of Arts in Counseling.  He has spent the past 14 years working in the mental health field in various roles such as, direct support, supervisor, crisis management, and mental health therapist.


Chris utilizes humor and authenticity, while displaying patience with the process of treatment and providing a safe and secure relationship with which clients can process their vulnerabilities.  He holds clients accountable for the change they desire and moves with them on their path to achieving their goals.  Chris is passionate about providing client’s the tools to help them be their best selves.


Chris works with clients ages 8-75.

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MALLORY SHORT , MS, LPC, CCTP, AAT-LEVEL ONE

Mental Health Therapist
Fleur-De-Lis Community Counseling LLC
920-255-8068
Areas Served: Door County

Mallory Short is a Licensed Professional Counselor committed to treating individuals, couples, and families.  She focuses on providing client centered, trauma-informed, and experiential care.  Mallory prioritizes building a therapeutic relationship based on honesty, trust, and respect.  She utilizes various settings to assist her clients in growing where they are including schools, community, or in-home. Mallory has worked with individuals who have experienced physical, emotional, and sexual trauma, abuse, neglect, suicidal ideation, self-harm, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, low self-esteem, gender identity, and disabilities. 

Mallory uses a strengths-based, client centered approach within an experiential method of therapeutic techniques and methods.  Mallory utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and TheraPlay informed practice. She provides mental health services to children through the County wide STRIDE program during the school year. 

Mallory graduated from University of Wisconsin -Stout in 2008 where she received her Master of Arts in Vocational Counseling. She has spent the past years working in various states as a vocational counselor and then in various roles such as, managing a vocational program and day services, and mental health therapist.

Mallory utilizes humor and authenticity, holding space for the process of treatment and providing a safe and secure relationship with which clients can process their vulnerabilities. Mallory is sometimes assisted by co-Therapist Ahsoka, Therapy Dog, and a number of Equine co-Therapists. 

Mallory works with clients ages 5-75.

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KELLY CORROY, MA, LPC

Mental Health Therapist
Mindfull Counseling and Wellness
920-634-1756
Areas served: Coleman School District, Oconto Falls School District, Green Bay Area, Kewaunee, and Manitowoc

Kelly Corroy is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She focuses on providing person-centered, trauma-informed, and culturally sensitive care. Kelly prioritizes building a therapeutic relationship of respect and trust. Kelly works with individuals, couples, and families of all ages and experiences. She is willing to meet in various settings from outpatient, in-home, community, and via telehealth. Kelly has worked with individuals who have experienced trauma, abuse, neglect, grief, suicidal ideation, self-harm, mood and personality disorders, anxiety, depression, addiction, self-esteem, and gender identity. 
Kelly uses a strength-based, client-centered approach while integrating a range of therapeutic techniques and methods. Kelly utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT, and breathing exercises. She is passionate about connecting mental health to physical wellness through activity and nutrition.
Kelly graduated from Lakeland University in 2018 with her Master of Arts in Counseling degree. She has spent the past 4 years working directly in the counseling field, with several years of prior experience in human development and behavioral health roles. 
Kelly utilizes humor and authenticity to create an honest and safe therapeutic environment. She encourages clients to self-advocate and works with them to develop and implement healthy tools for achieving their best selves.

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ANGEL ANDERSON, BA, SAC-IT

Counseling Intern, Substance Abuse Counselor, Peer Specialist
Rebelle Recovery
920-370-7676
Areas Served: Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Green Bay Area, Gillet School District, Oconto Falls School District

A mother of 3 and military spouse, Angel holds a special place in her heart for military families and the unique stressors they face. Angel has been a practicing substance abuse counselor for almost three years. She has achieved 16 years of sobriety and continues to work on herself emotionally and mentally as recovery is a lifelong process! Together with her family, they enjoy camping and travel.  Her hobbies include reading, yoga, baking, and weightlifting. 

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Angel competed in both Olympic Weightlifting and CrossFit and loves to find new ways to challenge herself mentally and physically.

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SAM KOEHN, SAC-IT

Substance Abuse Counselor, CCS Skills Development Worker
920-680-4718
Areas Served: Kewaunee, Door, and Manitowoc Counties

Sam is passionate about working with children, adolescents and adults to overcome personal obstacles and to improve the well-being of clients. Sam has been practicing as a substance abuse counselor for over 4 years and is also working with Skill Development through CCS  to assist individuals in developing skills to successfully manage their mental health and/or AODA condition while engaging with their family, school, employment and the community. 
Sam uses a person-centered approach with her clients and believes in creating a genuine and empathetic partnership to create a safe and trusting environment.
Sam is a mother to a 2 year old boy. She enjoys spending her free time with her son, being outdoors, and staying active. 

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TERRI PATENAUDE, LPC (WI), LLPC (MI)

Licensed Professional Counselor
Rays of Hope Counseling, LLC
(920) 591-0029 
Areas Served: Peshtigo

My name is Theresa (Terri) Patenaude, owner of Rays of Hope Counseling Center, LLC.  I obtained a Master of Arts degree (MA) in Professional Counseling after graduating from Lakeland University in 2017.  In May of 2019, I had established my business.  Currently, I have full licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Wisconsin, as well as a Limited License Professional Counselor (LLPC) in Michigan.   However, I am in the end process of completing the Michigan licensing board application in order to also become fully licensed in Michigan.  


After I completed my Bachelorette of Art degree from the University of Green Bay, I had worked for Family Services in GB as Co. Coordinators for OCO & MRT counties in the Sexual Assault Center.  After I had obtained my Master of Art degree, I worked at the MRT Co. Jail as a Mental Health  Counselor where I also participated on the Mental Health Court help eligible inmates seek sobriety and employment.  My Master of Art degree also had allowed me the privilege of providing In-Home mental health counseling, as well as to provide mental health counseling on-site in a public school setting in Michigan, serving all grades.  Currently, I practice in Menominee, MI where I also collaborate with another mental health counseling agency. 


Specialties:  Sexual assault survivors, Brainspotting, career counseling, mindfulness, anxiety, 

                      depression, as well as numerous other MH issues

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AMANDA HIETPAS, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor
Mind Edit Wellness
920.263.7049
Areas Served: Manitowoc, Fox Valley, Green Bay

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. My focus is on providing trauma-informed, culturally sensitive, and person-centered care utilizing evidence-based practices for treating mental illness. I am trained in Trauma Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, as well as incorporate person-centered and strength-based approaches in my practice. Through my training and work, I have provided therapeutic support to both individuals and groups with a large variety of mental health struggles. I have experience working with adolescents and adults from culturally diverse backgrounds. Previously, I provided therapeutic services at a community mental health center, substance abuse treatment facility, and VA hospital. I enjoy working with individuals who are seeking mental health services for the first time and offer a welcoming and informative environment to help take that next step. I have a strong background in completing psychosocial assessments that assist with diagnosing, identifying priority goals, and guiding the therapy process. I believe therapy is a team effort and work collaboratively with clients to develop recovery goals. I am passionate about providing a supportive and empowering environment that builds on individual strengths to promote personal growth. 



Specialties: Trauma; DBT; assessment/diagnosis; Personality Disorders

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AUTUMN LAKE

Counseling Intern

Autumn is passionate about helping clients improve their wellbeing and manage their mental health. Autumn believes that building an authentic therapeutic relationship is based on honestly, respect, and trust. She uses an empathic approach and believes in providing tools that encouraging clients to self-advocate. Autumn is enthusiastic in providing exceptional care to her clients. She uses a variety of therapeutic techniques and methods when working with clients. Autumn is in the field experience portion of completing her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with the specialization in Trauma and Crisis. Autumn graduated earning her Bachelor of Science in Studio Art and is certified as a Certified Personal Trainer and Sport’s Nutritionist. Autumn utilizes her experiences and education to provide a unique and creative approach to help her clients.


Autumn is mother of a teenager and is a military veteran. She enjoys art, music, lifting weights, and spending time with her family. Fun fact: Autumn is a bodybuilder. 

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DOUGLAS DARBY

Mental Health Tech

Douglas Darby has worked over the last decade delivering prevention education and interventions with cultural competency at the forefront of the implementation process. Douglas has worked with diverse adolescent populations across the nation, including every Native American tribe, across Wisconsin. Six years after co-founding the youth addiction prevention 501.3c Rise Together, Douglas Darby has gone on to co-found the state-licensed youth addiction prevention and mental wellness organization, Turning The Page. Over the course of the last 10 years, Douglas has presented at variety of conferences, workshops, and panels. Douglas has received S-BIRT training, Narcan administration training, and is a Certified Recovery Coach through the CART Recovery Coach Academy for Young Adults. Over the past decade, he has dedicated himself to engaging with a staggering 222,000+ individuals. driven by an insatiable desire to understand the pulse of the youth communities he serves - constantly scanning the social landscape for ways in which to elevate his impact and uncover innovative solutions to the challenges he encounters. His earlier contributions to the nonprofit sector were recognized and celebrated by such distinguished publications as Forbes Magazine, who featured his efforts towards prevention initiatives in Wisconsin, highlighting his unwavering commitment to forging effective solutions to some of society's most intractable challenges. With his visionary approach and deep commitment to connection and solidarity, he has been embraced as a true champion of youth communities, and a masterful dreamer with boundless capacity to inspire positive change.

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SARA SPEIER, BA

MSW Intern/Mental Health Tech

Hi! I’m Sara, and my pronouns are she/her.  I am currently a master’s level social work student at Simmons University. I value humans and their lived experience. I strive to create a safe therapeutic space, so that together we can collaborate to meet your goals.  I believe you are the expert in your story. My approach is eclectic, combining different methods and therapeutic modalities which best suit you, and my style is affirming, client-centered, relational, and culturally sensitive. I am excited to work with you, wherever you are on your life-journey!

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