Kristy earned a Masters’ degree in Clinical Social Work with an emphasis in behavioral health. She holds a license to practice mental health therapy in the State of Wisconsin.
Kristy has received extensive training and is experienced in working with others who struggle with anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, life changes, life stressors, fear and uncertainty, and are in need of encouragement and support. She takes a nonjudgmental viewpoint, strongly encourages self-determination, and adheres to strengths based models of therapy. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Exposure and Response Prevention, other exposure based therapies, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Self-Compassion, and Mindfulness techniques.
Kristy utilizes evidence based practice methods and enjoys staying informed of the latest peer reviewed research, published literature, and practices. She enjoys working in collaboration with her clients and participates in various professional groups in order to continue to learn from other knowledgeable licensed professionals. In her free time, Kristy enjoys sharing conversation and laughs with her family and friends, traveling, reading, nature, and being outdoors with her two Portuguese Water Dogs.
Insurance contracts: Network Health Plan, WEA Trust, Partners in Behavioral Health, Trilogy, Arise, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Humana, and HealthPartners.