CHOOSING THE RIGHT COUNSELOR FOR YOU

Choosing the right counselor and starting your therapy is likely to be one of the most important investments you can make in yourself.  Seeing a therapist is a commitment to improving and enhancing your emotional, relational, physical life and more.  We offer many approaches that help our clients with marital, family and relationship issues, depression, anxiety, stress, codependency, anger, panic attacks, trauma, life transitions, personal growth, career, alcohol and drug use, internet and gambling addictions, personality issues, divorce recovery, grief and loss.

 
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BYRON BLOEMER, PHD

Psychologist, Proprietor

(262) 244-6177 EXT.103

BYRON@CEDARLAKECOUNSELING.NET

Dr. Byron Bloemer, Proprietor of Cedar Creek Counseling and Cedar Lake Counseling, has been a licensed psychologist since 1999. Byron provides traditional therapies, collaborative couples therapy and advanced psychotherapies including brainspotting and somatic experiencing (brain-body based emotional release for anxiety, trauma and depression). Byron has worked over twenty-four years helping clients recover from depression, complex couples issues, anxiety, low self-worth, addictions (alcohol, internet, gambling), complex trauma, emotional issues, life transitions (divorce, career), life stressors and business/work issues. Dr. Bloemer is a former educator at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he trained doctoral and masters level psychotherapists. Dr. Bloemer trained at The University of Houston, The University of California-San Diego (UCSD) and UCSD-School of Medicine. Dr. Bloemer has interests in cycling, exercise, spirituality and dogs.

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DAVID J GOODMAN, PHD

Psychologist

(262) 244-6177 EXT.106

DAVE@CEDARLAKECOUNSELING.NET

Dr. David J. Goodman is a licensed psychologist with 25 years of professional experience. He has provided comprehensive and compassionate counseling since 2006, using a deeply supportive and ever-optimistic approach.  Dave's style is down-to-earth and approachable. He helps his adults, couples and child (down to 6 years-old) clients find direction and meaning in their lives. Dave offers tools that clients can use to build self-worth, alleviate anxiety, manage grief and loss, improve mood, and strengthen relationships while recovering from depression, abuses, traumas, addictions (internet, alcohol, drug) and pains of the present and past. Dr. Goodman also provides marriage and relationship therapy to help couples learn to recreate warm bonds through better communication and deepening their understanding of each other. Dr. Goodman earned his PhD at Loyola University of Chicago. He loves spending time with his wife and two children, is a committed swimmer and an avid reader.

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AMBER HEARING, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker

PHONE: (262) 244-6177 EXT.104

AMBER@CEDARLAKECOUNSELING.NET

Amber is a licensed clinical social worker with more than 10 years of successfully guiding clients toward healing various traumas, emotional pain and relationship concerns. She provides compassionate psychotherapy to individuals, couples and families experiencing anxiety, depression, substance use disorders, trauma, personality disorders, relationship problems, and chronic mental health challenges. Amber’s gentle, direct approach begins with understanding the whole person and context of the current problem before helping her clients make desired changes toward a more balanced and meaningful life. She has specialized skills in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy as well as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, which is uniquely effective for trauma and personality issues. She graduated from Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she earned her Master’s degree in social work. Her interests include outdoor activities with her family, baking, gardening, spirituality, watching sports, and crafts.

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JAN KWIATKOWSKI, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Phone: (262) 244-6177 ext.102

jan@cedarlakecounseling.net

Jan  is a licensed marriage and family therapist, dedicated to whole person and family wellness, growth and resilience through all life transitions. Her approach assumes the dignity and resilience of every human being. Jan graduated from Capella University with her Master of Science in Psychology, completed post-graduate training at the Family Therapy Institute in Milwaukee and earned a certification in Infant Mental Health from the University of Wisconsin. Jan assists adults, couples and children experiencing depression, anxiety and other emotional concerns. She assists families experiencing domestic violence, the challenges of caring for a loved one with a chronic illness or special need (adult or child) and those becoming a parent and parents with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Jan is comfortable integrating spiritual matters when clients desire. Jan is very experienced in working with families navigating through the end of life process. Her interests include knitting, plants and gardening, cycling, hiking and cross-country skiing.

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KRISTA DUDLEY, LPC, SAS

Professional Counselor

PHONE: (262) 244-6177 EXT.105

KRISTA@CEDARLAKECOUNSELING.NET

Krista will support you in the process of self-reflection while helping you find internal motivation through your therapy process. Solutions come through learning to find confidence and self-worth before taking action to change. Krista helps her clients with relationship growth, assertiveness, improving depression, anxiety, other emotional states and personal growth. Krista will use a positive approach to support you while helping you find your strengths, develop healthy habits, create meaning and to build a life that is satisfying and rich. She uses various techniques including Positive, Wellness (physical, social, emotional, vocational), Mindfulness, Eastern and Existential Psychology. She brings strong interpersonal sensitivity, caring, warmth and intellectual gifts to help you move toward the goals you and Krista can develop together. She holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling. Her interests include: psychology, communication, leadership, animal psychology, politics, running, cross-fit, cultures, travel, food and indoor target shooting.