196 Third Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Amanda is a Licensed Professional Counselor who graduated from UW-Stevens Point with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. Amanda then received her Master’s Degree from UW-Oshkosh in Professional Counseling-Clinical Mental Health. She is a National Certified Counselor, Red Crossed trained in psychological first aid and foundations of disaster mental health. Amanda is also a member of American Counseling Association and Wisconsin Counseling Association.
Amanda has been working in the mental health field for 7 years and her approach to counseling is collaborative and eclectic. Her philosophy of counseling is based on the belief that the client possesses the power to change, and that it is her role to help the client become aware of how to understand and utilize that power. She also employs techniques of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which empowers the client to dispute your internal thinking process and to encourage positive change. Amanda also uses techniques from Client-Centered, Family Systems and Gestalt Therapy. When working with children and adolescents she utilizes art and play therapy techniques. Amanda believes this approach allows the client the ability to discover how to utilize his/her own inner strengths and overcome any presenting issues.
Specialities Include: Individual children, adolescents, couples, and adult issues including anxiety, depression, mood disorders, grief and loss, ADD, ADHD, trauma, self-esteem, behavioral difficulties in school and/or home, separation and divorce, and parenting.