Judy has over 25 years of experience in the mental health field and has been in private practice for over 18 years. She has a master’s degree in Counseling from the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater and is certified as an Advanced Practice Social Worker. She has worked in community mental health, including extensive experience in crisis intervention, case management, suicide prevention and crisis counseling. She is a trauma specialist and is one of the primary responders in Dane County for critical incidents involving first responders. Other areas of expertise include Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), sexual abuse, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, EAP services, sports psychology and eating disorders. She prides herself in establishing therapeutic alliances with individuals, couples and families of various cultures. Judy has counseled those experiencing tragic losses, domestic violence and acute mental health symptoms in her work as a social worker in two of Madison’s Emergency Departments. Finally, Judy is an LGBTQ friendly counselor.