Ozaukee Family Services Clinical Staff

Taylor Carter, MSW, APSW

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.

Maddie Ralph, MSW

Maddie received her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater where her studies were focused on mental health and addictions. Maddie has experience working with adults who are struggling with substance use. She also has experience working with adolescents who have experienced traumatic events in their life and are currently living out of their homes. Maddie utilizes evidence-based techniques including cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy. She believes that counseling is important to help process our daily emotions.

Matthew Redmond, MSW, APSW

Matthew received his master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a concentration in child welfare and trauma informed care. He has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families who experience difficulties related to depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, and more. Matthew uses a number of treatment approaches including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, strength based approaches, solution focused approaches, and psychoeducation. He believes that processing thoughts and feelings in the safe space of therapy combined with working towards individualized goals can lead to a happy, healthy mind.

Maria Valentine, MS, LPC-IT

Maria received her master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Concordia University Wisconsin. Her experience includes working with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, addiction, group therapy, couples counseling, relationship concerns, and other life experiences. Through her work as a therapist, Maria strives to foster a safe space where clients can tell their story, gain insight into how that has impacted them, and create a new reality that can be more fulfilling. Maria utilizes various eclectic therapeutic approaches that prove to be the best fit for individual client needs, including cognitive behavioral therapy and person-centered therapy. Maria has worked with children, adolescents and adults, and enjoys working with couples and families.

Ozaukee Family Services Staff

Ruba Al Saman

Prevention Specialist and Parent Education & Support Coordinator

Carol Anderson

Office Manager

Angie Biersach

Family Steps Coordinator

Kristin Blasczyk

Coordinated Services Team (CST) Coordinator

Courtney Finn

Parents as Teachers Parent Educator

Lisa Holtebeck

Executive Director

Lindsay Jaeger

Senior Services & Volunteer Coordinator

Laura Lueck

Youth Group Coordinator

Anne Mees

Family Steps Coordinator

Christine Michaels

Associate Director

Maribeth Penno

Parents as Teachers Parent Educator

Linda Pigeon

Communications Manager

Lisa Rau

Parents as Teachers Prent Educator

Laura Smith

Coordinated Services Team (CST) and Rainbows Coordinator

For more information call 262-376-7774 or send us an email.