Welcome to Kenealy Counseling, I'm grateful you're taking the opportunity to explore therapy and its benefits. I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor and would love to get to know you and assist you on your journey toward self-discovery.
Some people come to therapy because they're struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, domestic violence, post-traumatic stress, or other mental health issues. Some seek therapy for major life changes and assistance through transitions. Others come to therapy to learn new skills. No matter the reason, I'm here to help you and to explore the best treatment possible.
Since beginning my practice, I have provided patients with a wide range of psychological services. Life can be overwhelming and sometimes even exhausting, but I’m here to guide you through any obstacles you may face. My goal is to help you understand yourself more deeply and better cope with change.
A Licensed Professional; Here to Guide You
First and foremost, Thank You for considering this journey with me! As a Psychotherapist, my main goal is to assist and help you make effective changes in your life. I want your experience with therapy to be transformational and enable you to grow. Over the past few years, I've successfully worked with individuals throughout Wisconsin and facilitating self-growth. If you feel overwhelmed by life’s demands, my services aim to introduce clarity and self-motivation. I teach evidence-based approaches to better manage the emotional stress of everyday life.
One of my mentors told me to always remember that it's an honor and privilege for people to share their story with you. This is something I always keep in mind when working with each patient.
I have a Master’s Degree in Counseling (Community and Mental Health) from Lakeland University. I've been trained and certified in: Mental Health First Aid, Trauma Informed Care, Batterers Treatment, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Motivational Interviewing. I also hold a Bachelor’s degree in History and Women’s Studies from UW-Stevens Point, WI and a second Master’s Degree in Gender and Women’s Studies from Minnesota State University-Mankato, MN.
In practice, I am direct, solution-focused, and passionate in assisting clients attain their goals. Throughout my professional career, I've gained experience in the academic, hospital, mental health, non-profit and private practice settings.
Check out my site and Contact Me with any questions! I look forward to hearing from you!
"Healing is not linear, let me help you on this journey"
Therapeutic Modalities & Specialties
My main theoretical approaches include: Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Person-Centered and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).
My specialties include: Trauma and PTSD, Anxiety, Depression.
Issues related to: ADHD, Anger Management, Behavioral Issues, Boundaries & Healthy Relationships, Career Counseling, Child or Adolescent, Codependency, Coping Skills, Domestic Abuse, Domestic Violence, Dual Diagnosis, Family Conflict, Grief, Life Coaching, Life Transitions, Marital and Premarital, Oppositional Defiance, Peer Relationships, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Harming, Sexual Abuse, Sleep or Insomnia, Spirituality, Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Weight Loss, Women's Issues.
Throughout my career I have facilitated and co-facilitated: Self-Esteem Group (Adolescents), Trauma Recovery Group (Adults), Batter’s Treatment Group (Adults), Parent Support Group (Adults), and Support Group for sexually abused adolescent teens.
Please reach out and let me assist you along your healing journey.
A Bit About Therapy
Guiding You On the Path of Self-Healing
According to the American Psychological Association, “Therapists help people of all ages live happier, healthier and more productive lives.” Through the use of various psychotherapy methods and collaborative treatment measures, my patients develop life-changing habits to help them cope with life’s various obstacles. My therapy sessions are designed to examine personal issues and provide patients with effective tools to help them grow.
Perhaps you're feeling down or anxious - maybe you're unsure about the future of a relationship, or just feel that you aren't living the life you were meant to lead. Regardless of your needs, I am here to offer support and guidance. Therapy is a process of growth and self-discovery; in my sessions I promote cognitive and behavioral transformation by encouraging a positive outlook and the adoption of new attitudes and reactions. I have the tools and professional experience to help.
Making the decision to come to a therapist can be a difficult choice. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I am here to help ease your transition and assist you in any way possible. I believe each person has a unique journey and that your healing matters. Each of us can experience challenging times, but very few know how to turn it into a starting point for a new life full of happiness. My mission is to find your hidden potential and give you the necessary tools to develop and grow.
Interested in learning more about the services I offer? Get in touch with me today to set up a free initial consultation.
What To Expect At Your Visit
I implement effective therapy methods to instill self-understanding among patients and encourage them to adopt new attitudes and feelings towards life situations. It is essential to keep in mind that therapy is not a one size fits all or a overnight success: therapy is a healing process that necessitates participation and investment from the patient and caretaker alike. But in the end, making small changes can bring life-altering results.