Therapists

Monona Therapists

Many of our Monona Therapists are not accepting new clients or they are booking out a few months in advance for new clients. Please call our intake line for more information.

Dr. Dan Feaster

D. Min, MSW, LCSW, SAC
Dr. Dan Feaster is the Executive Director, and a Psychotherapist. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC), and an ordained Lutheran minister. Dan has over 35+ years of clinical and teaching experience. He does a lot of work with individuals ages 8+ as well as a lot of work with couples/marriage counseling. Dan works with clergy in counseling or executive coaching and he is certified to do EMDR in helping those who have experienced trauma and mental health issues.
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Sue Gruen

MSSW, LCSW
Sue Gruen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who does a lot of marriage counseling and integrates her knowledge of Gottman training. Sue also does a lot of individual work and is certified to do Brainspotting which can be effective for helping those that have experience abuse and/or trauma.

© Photo taken by Kimberly Arneson
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Valerie Burns

MS, LPC, CSAC, NCC
Valerie Burns is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) & Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) who specializes in individual work with Adolescents (Ages 14-17), and Adults (Ages 18+) of all genders. Valerie has training in working with clients that have experienced trauma, as well as substance use and addiction disorders. Valerie’s therapeutic approaches focus on resiliency and how to restore balance to the body and the mind. Valerie's focus is to help clients receive relief, healing, and experience joy.
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Kelsey Brekke

MS, LPC

Kelsey Brekke is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who specializes in individual work with Adolescents (Ages 14-17), and Adults (Ages 18+) of all genders, and works with individuals with disabilities. Kelsey completed additional training in trauma counseling and she believes in the importance of shared decision making; when the therapist and client are working together, side by side.
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William (Rick) Badger Jr.

MA, LPC
William (Rick) Badger, Jr. is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Rick is an Ordained Minister currently serving a congregation and is also a retired senior Federal Probation Officer for the Western District of Wisconsin. Rick does a lot of work with adult individuals as well as pre-marriage/marriage and couples counseling.
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Jane McCauley

MSW, LCSW
Jane McCauley is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who specializes in individual work with Children ages 5 to 12, Adults (Ages 18+), and Senior Adults (Ages 60+). Jane’s focus is helping clients achieve their goals and live the life they truly want to live. Jane offers both individual and couples counseling and is also certified to do Brainspotting which can be effective for helping those that have experience abuse and/or trauma.
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Jenny Kuckuk

MSW, LCSW
Jenny Kuckuk is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who specializes in individual work with children and adolescents ages 5-18 of all genders, as well as adult women. She has additional training in infant, early childhood, and family mental health, substance use disorders, and developmental disabilities (including Autism Spectrum Disorder). Jenny's experience in a multitude of mental health settings allow her to think about resources, comprehensive care, and ways for clients to achieve their goals.
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Satellite Office Therapists

Westside Office

Linda Pettersen

MSW, LCSW
Linda Pettersen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who does a lot of marriage and individual counseling. She works with adults and has over 35+ years of experience in both counseling and teaching. She primarily sees clients at our Westside Office.

© Photo taken by Steve Braunginn
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