Meet Our Team in Hudson, WI

The vision of Collaborative Counseling is to guide and inspire people to overcome the obstacles they face and strive towards their goals. Our goal is to help people bring more joy, laughter and love into their life. It is our mission to provide counseling that will help people live their lives to the fullest by supporting them through difficult times as well as teaching them skills that will allow them to make changes and progress towards a healthier, happier, more fulfilling life.

Alison Alsleben

Suite 55 (Basement)
Education

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work with an emphasis on mental health-University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work-University of Wisconsin Madison

Clinical Approach

Alison is passionate about helping people to improve their overall well-being by gaining awareness into routine patterns and making positive changes. Alison assesses biological, social, psychological, spiritual, and cultural influences to learn individual client areas of strength and need. Alison has a holistic perspective and believes in the power of self-determination, utilizing strengths, and lifestyle changes to motivate and help clients increase resiliency and solve problems.

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Mary Del Vecchio

Licensed Professional Counselor (PsyD, LPC, CRC)

Suite 205 (Second Floor)
Education

Doctorate of Psychology- Graduate Theological Foundation
Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling- University of Wisconsin- Stout
Master’s Degree in Theology- University of St. Catherine’s

Clinical Approach

Dr. Mary takes a holistic approach that incorporates five aspects of her clients. She integrates the emotional, physical, mental, social and spiritual needs of each person to develop a treatment plan that empowers her client to heal and move forward in their lives. She is passionate about being Hopeful and having Gratitude in the midst of a crisis. She is solution focused. Dr. Mary takes a strength-based approach, coupled with a somatic and faith based perspective. She incorporates essential oils, Healing Touch, Yoga Calm and your spiritual needs to develop a treatment plan that provides you with support, developing new skills and how to maintain a sense of well-being.

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Emily Stevenson

Licensed Professional Counselor (MA, LPC)

Suite 165 (Main Level)
Education

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology - University of Minnesota
Master’s degree in Counseling and Psychological Services - Saint Mary’s University

Clinical Approach

Emily believes anyone is capable of creating positive changes in their life regardless of the circumstances. She believes that by working together through the process of exploring and resolving psychological conflicts and challenges, achieving personal goals, and enacting lasting changes can be attainable.

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Kelley Emerson

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (MSW, LCSW)

Suite 161 (Main Level)
Education

Bachelors degree in Social Work - University of St. Thomas
Master's Degree in Social Work - University of St. Thomas

Clinical Approach

Kelley is passionate about working with individuals who are ready to make positive changes in their lives. She will empower each person to become a more assertive and effective in handling difficult emotions and situations.

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Allison Heeter-Condon

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MA, LMFT)

Suite 163 (Main Level)
Education

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology - St. Cloud State University
Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Professional Counseling - MN School of Professional Psychology

Clinical Approach

As an experienced Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Allison enjoys helping individuals, couples, and families find lasting solutions to the issues that are affecting their lives. She approaches her work from a holistic perspective, concerned with the long-term health of individuals and their families. Allison believes that with a trusting therapeutic relationship, growth and positive change will happen.

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Joan N. Fuller

Licensed Professional Counselor (MA, LPC)

Suite 119 (Main Level)
Education

Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology

Clinical Approach

As a licensed professional counselor (LPC), Joan collaborates with her clients to become more satisfied in their lives. She does this by helping them break negative patterns and replacing them with healthier, more adaptive ones. She works hard to ensure her clients a genuine, non-judgmental, therapeutic relationship, which encourages growth and allows positive change to occur.

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Caroline Marlow

Licensed Professional Counselor (MS, LPC - AODA Specialty)

Suite 201 (Second Floor)
Education

Bachelor’s degree - University of Wisconsin-Stout
Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Alcohol and Drug Abuse counseling and Eating Disorders - University of Wisconsin-Stout

Clinical Approach

Caroline has a desire to help others by assisting them through the challenges they have encountered in life. She believes that as humans it is inevitable we will be faced with various life challenges. She believes the support we surround ourselves with, along with the degree of insight we contain about ourselves will inevitably prove to benefit us when faced with challenges. Caroline believes as a counselor she is provided with the privilege of assisting people in improving and strengthening their support, along with enhancing their insight and inner strength to work through life challenges. She enjoys helping people from all walks of life who are interested in overcoming their personal obstacles and life challenges to improve their well being.

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Andrea Beitler

Licensed Professional Counselor (MA, LPC)

Suite 65 (Basement)
Education

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Bible - Northwestern College
Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology - Minnesota School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University-Twin Cities

Clinical Approach

Andrea utilizes a strength-based and collaborative therapeutic approach, with an emphasis on building a positive therapeutic relationship. She has a passion for helping to make positive changes through developing healthy ways to navigate through life struggles and learn effective strategies to live a more balanced life.

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Leah Burton

Licensed Psychologist (PsyD, LP)

Suite 210 (Second Floor)
Education

Bachelors degree from Carthage College
Master of Arts & Doctoral in Clinical Psychology, Argosy University-Twin Cities

Clinical Approach

Leah is honored to walk alongside others as they engage in their own personal journeys toward greater health and well-being. Her goal is to provide a safe, child-friendly environment for assessment and treatment. She begins by exploring developmental, biological, interpersonal, and intrapersonal factors involved in the difficulties that bring clients into therapy.

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Michelle Young

Licensed Professional Counselor (MS, LPC)

Suite 265 (Second Floor)
Education

Bachelors in Psychology & Nutrition - College of Saint Benedict & Saint John's University
Master's in Mental Health Counseling with an Eating Disorder Concentration - University of WI

Clinical Approach

Specializing in compulsive behavior disorders and trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Michelle believes core beliefs, generally related to shame, fuel mental health disorders. Exploring this vulnerable space together is the key to sustained recovery and living life to your fullest potential.

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Kristine Hemauer

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist & Certified EMDR Therapist (MA, LMFT, EMDR)

Suite 283 (Second Floor)
Education

Bachelor's Degree in Social Work - University of St. Catherine
Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy - St. Mary's University

Clinical Approach

Kristine is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MN &WI) and is also certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Her passion is working with people who have been impacted by trauma, whether it is a medical procedure, car accident, sexual, emotional or physical abuse.

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Jessica Morton

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Suite 205 (Second Floor)
Education

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology – UW-Platteville

Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy – Edgewood College

Clinical Approach

Jessica welcomes individuals, couples, and families. Problems are seen as a system-wide issue requiring all people affected by the “problem” to work together to open the lines of communication that address unspoken needs and feelings. Every voice deserves to be heard and understood, which is why therapy is a partnership and not an expert telling you what to do. Jessica listens to each person with equal respect because every individual has the power to make positive, lasting changes in their lives. No one is considered “broken” or needs to be “fixed.” Because we are human, there is always room to grow and improve our own lives.

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Kaitlin Holmes

Licensed Professional Counselor (MS, LPC)

Suite 175 (Main Level
Education

Bachelors degree in Psychology-University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling-with concentrations in eating disorders and substance use-University of Wisconsin-Stout

Clinical Approach

Kaitlin believes that everyone has their own struggle and needs someone that is willing to listen, empathize, be honest, and encourage them. Kaitlin utilizes a variety of approaches to fit each individual's needs. She enjoys assisting her clients in gaining insight into their strengths, core beliefs, and goals to make progress towards their overall well being.

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Sally Frutiger, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychologist - Neuropsychologist

Hudson Physicians Clinic, 2nd floor, Women’s Health Center
Education

Master of Arts and Doctorate in Experimental Psychology (Behavioral Neuroscience), University of Minnesota
Respecialization Training in Clinical Psychology, University of Minnesota
Postdoctoral Training in Clinical Neuropsychology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, University of Minnesota

Clinical Approach

Dr. Frutiger specializes in clinical neuropsychological assessment, an area of psychology which uses psychometric principles and knowledge of brain function, developed in clinical psychology and cognitive neuroscience, to understand how a person’s brain may contribute to thought, emotion, and behavior in the presence of neurological, medical, or psychiatric conditions.

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Catherine Thommes

Therapist in Training

Suite 165 (Main Floor)
Clinical Approach

Catherine's experience includes working as a Licensed Addiction Counselor. She has enjoyed working with diverse populations including adults, adolescents, and families, who have been affected by addiction. She has worked in both residential and outpatient settings. A main focus in her treatment is establishing a therapeutic relationship with the client first and foremost. Catherine believes having a good connection helps facilitate effective counseling and provides the best outcomes. In therapy, she is supportive, compassionate, and present with individuals both in times of struggle as well as in times of achievement and progress.

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Elizabeth Paulsen

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

Suite 165 (Main Level)
Education

Bachelor's Degree in Child Psychology - University of Minnesota
Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy - St. Mary's University

Clinical Approach

Therapy is a powerful tool that benefits clients in vastly different ways, depending on the desired outcome. Elizabeth’s goal is to bring clients into an emotionally safe environment, where they work together to identify problematic patterns, delve into healthy coping skills, which will ultimately bring about opportunities for personal growth and healing.

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Krista Demuth

Licensed Professional Counselor

Suite 55 (Basement)
Education

Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Science—University of Wisconsin River Falls
Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling-Capella University

Clinical Approach

Krista enjoys working with adults, adolescents and children who have been affected by trauma, anxiety or depression. She is trained to help individuals who are living with grief/loss and is passionate about helping individuals live the life they hope for. She believes that each individual is unique and as such, works as a team with her clients to integrate the best approach to help her clients reach their goals. She enjoys incorporating a holistic approach with her clients.

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