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 enhancing your emotional, relational, physical life, and more. We offer many approaches that help our clients with marital, family, 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.
BYRON BLOEMER, PHD
(262) 244-6177 EXT.103
Dr. Byron Bloemer is a psychologist and proprietor of Cedar Creek Counseling and Cedar Lake Counseling. Byron offers you traditional therapies, collaborative couples therapy and advanced psychotherapies including, brain-spotting, and somatic experiencing (brain-body based emotional release for anxiety, trauma, and depression). Byron has helped clients transform their lives since 1991, moving them through and beyond depression, entrenched 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.
AMBER HEARING, LCSW
Clinical Social Worker
PHONE: (262) 244-6177 EXT.104
Amber is a licensed clinical social worker with more than 11 years of successfully guiding clients toward healing various traumas, emotional pain, and relationship concerns. She will 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 and direct approach begins with understanding your whole self first and context of the current problems you face before helping you 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.
SARAH GAVIN, LPC
PHONE: (262) 244-6177 EXT.109
Sarah is a licensed professional counselor with more than 13 years of experience assisting individuals, families, children and couples to reach their goals and fullest potential. With Sarah, you will experience her compassionate, judgment-free, and understanding style enabling you to work towards self-awareness, self-acceptance and positive changes within yourself and in your personal and family relationships. Sarah will honor your unique values and perspectives while motivating you toward healing. She works with clients to process, recover, and grow through relational changes (from marital communication to divorce recovery). Sarah guides healing from emotional, behavioral and chronic mental health issues. Uniquely, Sarah helps those with Autism/Aspergers. Sarah utilizes various techniques including cognitive-behavioral therapy, applied behavioral analysis, mindfulness and systems therapy. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in psychology at UW-Milwaukee and her master’s degree in clinical psychology at Cardinal Stritch University. Her interests include: camping, fishing, reading, film and time with her three daughters.
JAN KWIATKOWSKI, LMFT
Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone: (262) 244-6177 ext.102
Jan provides you a lifetime of deep experience. As a licensed marriage and family therapist, Jan is dedicated to the whole person and family wellness, growth and resilience through all life transitions. Her approach assumes the dignity and resilience of every human being. 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), those becoming parents, parents with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Jan is comfortable integrating spiritual matters when clients desire. Jan is also very experienced in working with families navigating through the end of life process. Jan graduated from Capella University with her master of science in psychology. She completed post-graduate training at the Family Therapy Institute in Milwaukee and earned a certification in infant mental health from the University of Wisconsin. Her interests include knitting, plants and gardening, cycling, hiking, and cross-country skiing.
KRISTA DUDLEY, LPC, SAS
PHONE: (262) 244-6177 EXT.105
Krista will support you in the process of self-reflection while helping you find internal motivation. Solutions come through learning to find confidence and self-worth before taking action to change. Krista helps her individual and couples clients with relationship growth, assertiveness, improving depression, anxiety, trauma, addictions (alcohol, drug, internet, gambling), and 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, animal psychology, politics, running, cross-fit, cultures, travel, food, and indoor target shooting.