Tracy Peterson, MS, LPC

Director and Therapist

Tracy holds a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling from UW-Stout and a Bachelors Degree in Education. She has worked as a teacher, inpatient social worker, and in corrections in the past. She works with adolescents and adults.

Areas of specialization include:
  • Eating Disorders
  • Self-harm and Personality Disorders
  • Depression and Anxiety

Mark Mixdorf, PhD, LCSW

Mark holds a PhD and has 20 years of experience counseling children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families.

Areas of specialization include:
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Depression
  • Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
  • ADHD
  • Family Conflict
  • Personality Disorders

Blake Burton, MS, LPC

Blake has a Master's Degree from Concordia University of Wisconsin in counseling. He has served as a foster parent for eight years and has four years of experience as a therapist in the residential setting. Blake enjoys working with a wide variety of people. He believes we all have the power to make changes in our lives if we can understand the influences on how we make choices.

Areas of specialization include:
  • Youth and Families
  • Solution Focused Approaches
  • Parenting Issues

Tara Ollmann, MS, LPC

Tara has a Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Southern New Hampshire University and a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. She has worked with children and adults with severe and persistent mental illness in community settings. Previous experience includes residential work, case management, and intensive in-home therapywith children and their families.

Areas of specialization include:
  • Youth and Families
  • Parenting Issues
  • Solution-focused therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy

Shannon Cole-Cameron, MSW, LCSW, SAS

Shannon is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Substance Abuse Specialty and earned a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan. She has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings, treating both mental health and substance abuse issues. Shannon provides therapy services for individuals ages 12 and up, couples, families, and groups, and uses a strengths-based approach to help empower her clients.

Areas of specialization include:
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Chemical and Behavioral Addictions
  • Grief and Loss
  • Couples/Marital Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • EMDR

Monica Waldvogel, MA, LPC

Monica holds a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Community Counseling from Lakeland University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Promotion and Wellness with an emphasis in health coaching from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. She also has her yoga teacher training and integrates mindfulness into her therapeutic approaches for positive empowering changes towards a healthy lifestyle. Monica works with children, adolescents and adults.

  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Mood Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Cognitive and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Self-Esteem
  • Adjustment Disorder

Jessi Way, MS, LPC

Jessi holds a graduate degree in Counseling and an undergraduate degree in Psychology.

She has over 10 years of experience working with children in daycare and school settings and specializes in counseling children of all ages. Jessi uses an integrated psychotherapy approach with children and their families to promote a healthy, positive sense of self by offering individualized techniques that empower clients to reach their goals.

Although Jessi specializes with children and families, she also treats young adults and adults and enjoys learning new techniques to broaden her range of knowledge in the psychology field to assist each unique client. 

Another area of special interest is helping individuals and families who have had neurological diseases effect their lives and has extensive knowledge about Huntington’s Disease. 

Areas of Specialization Include:
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Play Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Positive Parenting
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Spirituality
  • Nature Therapy

Whitney Crochiere, MA LPC

Whitney holds a Master's degree in Mental Health Community Counseling from Lakeland College and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from UW-Oshkosh. She has had experience working at a community clinic, corrections-based setting, and substance abuse clinic. She currently works with children, adolescents, adults, and families.

Areas of specialization include:
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Play Therapy
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Self-Esteem


Juel Higuera, MSW, LCSW

Juel is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from UW-Milwaukee and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from UW-Stevens Point.

Juel began her career in the mental health field in Milwaukee where she worked in residential treatment, intensive in home care coordination, and provided intensive in home therapy services. In 2002 Juel transitioned to Wood County, 2007 Portage County, and in 2012 Marathon County where Juel has provided Mental Health Therapy.

Juel has worked in the Social Welfare field for 25 years. The following are her Areas of Specialty:

  • Adults, Children, Seniors, Adolescents, and At Risk Youth
  • Trauma, Abuse, Neglect, Attachment Concerns.
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders, Impulse Control, and other Behavioral Disorders
  • Anxiety, Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Eating Disorders
  • Personality, Attachment related disorders, and Autism Spectrum Disorders


Hazel Woody, APSW

Hazel graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She then went on to obtain her Master’s degree in Social Work from Arizona State University. Hazel’s main area of practice is with children, specifically addressing childhood trauma. She has experience and knowledge navigating the child welfare system, working with both biological and foster parents. Hazel also has experience with faith-based counseling for clients that wish to incorporate their beliefs into their treatment services.

Areas of Specialty:

  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Faith-based counseling
  • CPS/ child welfare
  • ADHD
  • ODD