Kristin began her studies having received her
Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
She continued her education and graduated with her Master's degree in Community
Counseling with a specialty focus earning her Addiction Counseling Certificate from Winona State University. She has years of experience working with adults with a variety of therapeutic issues including: addiction,
depression, anxiety, trauma, and adjustment difficulties. She has worked
in residential and outpatient treatment settings, working with individuals
struggling with substance abuse and mental health disorders. In addition to her
broad range of work experiences during and after graduation, she has hands on
working experience in Medication-Assisted Treatment utilizing a harm reduction
approach. Kristin's approach to therapy utilizes
evidenced-based practices, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Motivational
Interviewing, and Person-Centered. She works to develop strong relationships
with clients, believing the relationship is the core to successful therapeutic
changes. She utilizes humor, acceptance, and compassion, to create a supportive
and non-judgmental environment.