Neal Moglowsky earned his MS degree in Educational Psychology from UW-Milwaukee and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. He completed advanced training in the treatment of anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic disorder. He has been intensively trained in Exposure/Response Prevention for the treatment of anxiety disorders, as well as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for difficulties regulating emotions. Neal has been conducting DBT skills training groups since 1997. He also has an interest in integrating mindfulness practices into his clinical work to help increase self-awareness and teach clients how to better control their focus and attention. Neal has an infectious sense of commitment and motivation to enhance the health of the clients he works with. His goal is to empower his clients to let their values and ethics drive their life choices rather than their emotions and impulses.
Kim Skerven, PhD
Kim Skerven is a Licensed Psychologist. She earned her BA from Ripon College, MSW from the University of New Hampshire, and PhD in Clinical Psychology from Marquette University. She is a strong advocate for Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and is proud to be a member of the treatment team at the Center for Behavioral Medicine. Kim began doing DBT in 1997, and currently conducts individual therapy and DBT skills training group. In addition to DBT, Kim's clinical interests include issues relevant to women's lives and working with the LGBT community. She has experience working with a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, and relationship concerns. Kim is also on faculty at Alverno College, where she is the Chair of the Department of Psychology.
Cara Raymond, PhD
Cara Raymond strongly believes you should feel comfortable with the therapist you choose and hopeful about therapy. When you feel this way, therapy is more likely to be helpful to you. She is a Licensed Psychologist providing psychotherapy to individuals who want to heal, grow, and/or make changes in their relationships and lives. She believes the relationship between a therapist and client is critcal to the effectiveness of therapy and views therapy as a partnership. Collaboratively, she works with clients to define the problems to be worked on and the type of work needed to facilitate change, healing, and growth. She has been providing therapy since 1996. As a therapist, Cara has worked with individuals from all walks of life and representing the full spectrum of mental illness. She works with people struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, life transitions, personality disorders, and recovery from trauma, and has a special interest in women's issues and life transitions. She was intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy in 2001, and has knowledge and experience providing a range of types of therapy.
Julia Psicihulis, LPC
Julia L. Psicihulis is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Her degrees include an MS in Community Counseling from Mt. Mary College and a BA from St. Olaf College. Her internship and training experience took place at Rogers Memorial Hospital, where she became the primary therapist and case manager in their residential treatment program for adults with eating disorders and anxiety disorders. Since 2009, she has been treating primarily adolescents and adults with eating disorders, anxiety disorders, depression, and general self-esteem and body image concerns. Julia joined the Center for Behavioral Medicine in February 2013, and has been undergoing formal training in comprehensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Julia is dedicated to developing and maintaining genuine, warm, and honest relationships with her clients. She has a strong passion for helping them identify and utilize their own personal strengths in ways that enhance the quality of their lives.
Rebecca Thompson, PhD
Rebecca Thompson is a Licensed Psychologist who has been with the Center for Behavioral Medicine since receiving her doctorate in September 2009. She has experience conducting Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and supportive counseling with adult clients who struggle with depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, and other emotional or interpersonal difficulties. Rebecca is a passionate advocate of DBT because she has seen this treatment dramatically improve the lives of clients who felt desperate, defeated, and out of control. She incorporates DBT skills into her daily life and personally benefits from a DBT lifestyle. Rebecca enjoys working with clients in a collaborative manner to identify personal goals, break those goals into small and obtainable steps, and ultimately make meaningful life changes.
Paul Grady, LCSW
Paul Grady joined the team at the Center for Behavioral Medicine in the fall of 2012. He brings over 25 years of clinical experience to his practice. He brings a warm and compassionate demeanor to his work with people. Paul received his graduate degree from the University of Michigan in Clinical Social Work in 1986. His original training was in child and family therapy, and he spent a number of years working with children/adolescents who had experienced trauma. He is currently employed full-time at the Ozaukee County Counseling Center. Paul became interested in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) when a colleague at Ozaukee County asked him to co-facilitate a DBT skills group. He quickly saw the tremendous value in teaching skills and began to work on developing a DBT program at Ozaukee County.
Brenda Grulke, LPC, SAC
Brenda Grulke is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a speciality in Substance Abuse Counseling. She received her BA from UW-Whitewater and her MS in Community Counseling from Winona State University. Brenda joined the clinic in 2014 and offers individual counseling for adults age 18+, couples counseling, AODA counseling, and group counseling. A native Wisconsinite, she spent the last 12 years living in Colorado and Arizona working with adults and families in crisis, children with autism, and adults with drug and alcohol issues. From hospital and school settings to a world-renowned residential treatment center for addictions, Brenda is dedicated to providing her clients a safe, non-judgmental environment to clarify their values, identify their feelings, consider their choices, and be empowered in navigating life's challenges with confidence. Brenda's other clinical interests include biofeedback and neurofeedback, and staying current on research in the field of counseling and psychology. She also teaches graduate level courses in the Department of Psychology at Alverno College.
Candi Clark, BS
Candi Clark is the Clinic Manager at the Center for Behavioral Medicine. Candi earned her B.S. in social welfare from UW-Milwaukee. She has been working in the mental health field for the past 14 years.
Graduate Students In Training: (from left) Gaby Nagy (UW-Milwaukee), Natasha Najar (Marquette University), Mary-Catherine Nimphius (Alverno College), Dane Whicker (Marquette University), Kelly LeMaire (Marquette University), Lynne Rosenberg (Alverno College)
Joan Russo, PhD
Joan Russo has retired from clinical practice at the Center for Behavioral Medicine. However, she continues her work to advance Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) through service on the DBT-Linehan Board of Certification.
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