Ozaukee Family Services Clinical Staff
Taylor received her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with a concentration in child welfare and trauma-informed care. She has experience working with youth experiencing trauma symptoms, depression, and anxiety. Taylor uses a combination of strengths-based approaches and cognitive-behavioral techniques to help individuals identify their emotions and develop positive coping skills. She believes that caregiver involvement helps increase positive outcomes of treatment.
Kelly received her master’s degree in Social Work from Concordia University where her studies focused on child welfare and clinical treatment of individuals with mental health and substance use disorders. Kelly works with adults and children who are seeking help with depression, anxiety, anger management, trauma, and a variety of other behavioral health challenges and stressors. She works to establish a strong therapeutic alliance up front that is based in empathy, positive regard, trust, and that recognizes strengths of the client. Kelly utilizes evidence-based techniques including cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy. In addition to counseling, Kelly is a Family Team Coordinator in the CST (Coordinated Services Team) program at OFS.
Kim received her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Denver where her studies were focused on trauma and child welfare. She has experience working with children and families, specializing in depression, anxiety, trauma and exposure to substance use. Using an individualized, strengths-based approach, she helps children learn to identify and express emotions to improve their communication and coping skills. Kim believes collaborating with caregivers is necessary to enhance relationships and create a supportive environment for the child and family.