At Insight, we believe that connecting with the right therapist is crucial to realizing your goals.
Please find each provider’s biography below, and contact us at (608) 244-4859 to complete a short initial screening.
NOTE: We are unable to accept Badgercare Plus with Quartz. If you have an HMO associated with your Medicaid plan, please call us to inquire about your options.
Victoria Ellington-Deitz MA, LPC, RSMT (she, her, hers)
Victoria works with older children, teens, and adults. She has helped clients experiencing anxiety, stress, trauma, depression, uncontrollable anger, self-harming behaviors, suicidal thoughts, and problems regulating behavior and emotion. Other clients come for therapy to ease life transitions, self-exploration and self-empowerment. Victoria’s style is collaborative, involving strength-based, cognitive, behavioral, and body-centered techniques in both individual and group therapy. Specializing in movement, mindfulness and relaxation, Victoria has worked in a variety of agencies, hospitals, and private practice settings. Contact Victoria at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lynn Hyland PhD ( she, her, hers)
Lynn is a clinical psychologist who has been working in private practices for more than 15 years. She works with individual clients older than 16 and with couples. She primarily practices Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy as a treatment modality, but uses other principles as well when appropriate. Her therapy style is very directive and realistic. She enjoys helping clients learn what is behind their feelings and thoughts and how to change them as needed. Past clients have called Lynn “passionate” about her work and her desire to help each person she works with towards their goals and well-being. Lynn has advanced expertise in treating anxiety disorders like OCD, panic disorders, and phobias, as well as helping adults with ADHD and parents of children with ADHD. She approaches each person’s concerns with empathy and optimism. She can address: depression, anxiety, mood or emotional problems, anger, stress, self-esteem, assertiveness, attention deficit & hyperactivity (ADD/ADHD), obsessive thinking/compulsive behaviors, panic attacks, phobias, effects of trauma and abuse, grief and loss, parenting, marriage and relationship problems, effective communication, women issues. Contact Lynn at email@example.com
Jeanne Kolker MA, LPC, C-IAYT (she, her, hers)
Jeanne, a licensed professional counselor and certified yoga therapist, has experience working with adults, teens and children with a variety of challenges in both an agency and private practice setting. She works from a strengths-based approach, utilizing therapeutic modalities including mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy and solution-focused treatment. She has extensive training in yoga therapy with an emphasis on trauma, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, change-of-life issues and grief. Jeanne is a sensitive guide who can offer insights from a neutral perspective and provide support during difficult times. When Jeanne works with you in therapy, she can help you explore new possibilities while staying securely grounded in a safe, nurturing environment. She can help you to tune in and walk through life more mindfully. Contact Jeanne at firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Jeanne is not accepting new clients at the moment.
Joe Lambert MA, LPC, CSAC (he, him, his)
Joe believes that there is inherent good and worth in everyone, and uses a client-centered approach — as in, he’s not here to judge or place his morals or values onto his clients. Rather, he wants to help lead clients down the road of life to meet their personal goals. He utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Existential Therapy and other approaches. He’s a licensed professional therapist and clinical substance abuse counselor skilled in helping people with a variety of issues, including anxiety, depression, co-dependency, trauma, OCD, ADHD, patience and anger issues, as well as dual diagnosis in helping those with addiction problems. He has been actively involved in the local Madison area music scene since moving here in 1998, and has witnessed the effects drugs and alcohol can have on the creative soul. His goal is to help individuals find their inner strength needed to achieve their vision of a meaningful existence. Joe has experience working with all types of clients, 15 years old and up. Contact Joe at email@example.com
Elyse Laing MS, LPC (she, her, hers)
Elyse is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in working with children, youth, and families. She has experience working with children and adolescents who struggle with school engagement, anxiety, depression, ADHD/ADD, trauma, Autism, bipolar disorder, DMDD, ODD, and other mood and behavioral disorders. Elyse understands the importance relationship in the therapeutic process and puts an emphasis on being strengths based and trauma informed in her work. While she adapts her approach to meet the client’s needs, she often uses modalities and approaches that include play, laughter, positive psychology, cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, and parent-child interaction therapy.
Kate Lauth LSCW, SAC-IT (she, her, hers)
Kate believes that each person has a unique set of gifts to offer the world and is inherently worthy of love and belonging. She works collaboratively with adolescents and adults to discover their strengths, heal emotional wounds, and find meaning and purpose in their lives. She is trained in a variety of modalities to address mental health and substance abuse issues, including multi-dimensional family therapy, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, and sensorimotor psychotherapy. She is skilled in helping people with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, life changes, grief, anger, stress, relationship challenges, substance abuse and trauma. Kate’s experiences with wilderness therapy, yoga and mindfulness practices influence her approach to working with clients and she enjoys integrating movement and nature to support the therapeutic process. Contact Kate at firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Kate is currently on maternity leave and will return in March.
Ann Lewis MS, LPC (she, her, hers)
Ann is a licensed professional counselor with over 20 years of experience. Ann has worked with individuals across the lifespan with diverse backgrounds using individual, family, couples, and group therapy. She has worked with a variety of concerns including life transitions, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss. Ann has extensive experience working with survivors of abuse. Ann’s specialized training includes: Certified Batterer’s Treatment Provider; Certificate in Aging from Boston University, Boston, Mass.; Certificate in Mental Health and the Older Adult from UW-Madison. Ann is also an adjunct instructor for a Master of Arts in Counseling program. Contact Ann at email@example.com
Tara Rollins MA, LPC, BC-DMT (she, her, hers)
Tara has experience working with children and families, adolescents, and adults in a variety of nonprofit agencies, inpatient hospitals, residential treatment centers, community centers, schools, and outpatient clinics. She is a licensed professional counselor and a board-certified dance/movement therapist. Dance/movement therapy (DMT) integrates the creative process, movement, and verbal processing to help strengthen the body-mind connection and explore ways to express a client’s experiences in a unique and safe way to move toward healing and growth. She specializes in working with children who are on the Autism Spectrum or have experienced trauma due to abuse or being placed outside of their home. Tara also works with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, ADHD, body-image issues/body-based traumas, and anger-management issues. Tara’s work is based on the belief that all individuals have strengths that can be used to overcome life’s challenges. Tara utilizes DMT and other creative and expressive modalities as well as mindfulness, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help clients process their life experiences. Contact Tara at firstname.lastname@example.org
More information on Tara can be found here: https://tararollins.com/
Angela Schueffner MS, LMFT (she, her, hers)
Angela specializes in trauma/PTSD, using EMDR and trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy. The relief and empowerment she has seen people experience with these treatments has been truly amazing. Many have not been comfortable coming to therapy, but then the relief they experience is more than they ever thought possible.
Angela is a licensed marriage and family therapist. Contact Angela at email@example.com
Please note: Angela is available Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Kylie Taylor MA, LPC (she, her, hers)
Kylie has been working in the mental health field for 14 years and has been doing direct work with clients for the last 8 years. Kylie has a masters degree in counseling, and is a licensed professional counselor. Kylie works with adults 18 years and up and specializes in severe and persistent mental illness, anxiety, depression, life adjustment issues of all kinds, anger management, domestic violence, and postpartum depression and anxiety using a strength-based and client centered approach. Kylie typically utilizes a blend of CBT, positive psychology, narrative therapy, aspects of DBT, motivational interviewing, and mindfulness therapies to help individuals cope with life challenges and mental health struggles. One of Kylie‘s life philosophies is: we’re all in this together. Often times mental health issues can feel isolating and outside of our control, and seeking help shows incredible strength. With the help of others, people do overcome their fears and struggles and develop confidence and skills to use in the face of adversity.
Tammi Zine MSE, LPC (she, her, hers)
Tammi has been a psychotherapist for over 17 years. She believes in the body, mind, spirit connection. The foundation of her work is to create a safe, therapeutic relationship in which one can heal and feel empowered. Using her intuition along with an eclectic blend of therapies including CBT and DBT, motivational interviewing, movement-based and experiential, yoga and body-focused practices, she works collaboratively with clients to access inner strength and achieve goals. Tammi specializes in: self acceptance and awareness, trauma, mind-body wellness, depression, anxiety, stress resiliency, loss and grief, life transitions of all kinds, LGBTQ concerns and impulse-control disorders. Tammi particularly enjoy working with women around empty nesting and midlife concerns. She also enjoys working with children (age 6 and up) and adolescents with anxiety and depression using a blend of expressive arts, talk therapy and family meetings. In her sessions, the client always has the ability to choose if they want to incorporate experiential, art and or body focused practices, guided imagery and relaxation with talk therapy. In addition, her recent experience navigating demands of practicing healing work in hospitals and clinical settings has left her deeply invested in assisting others in the healing professions practice self care and work-life balance, with the hope of reconnecting them to self. Tammi is confident that she can assist you to make meaningful, positive change in your life. Contact Tammi at firstname.lastname@example.org
Nikki Cook MS, RYT-500 (she, her, hers)
Nikki is a 500-hour registered yoga teacher, holds a masters degree in education-counseling and has additional certifications in trauma-informed yoga. Nikki believes yoga truly is a practice that is for every body. She specializes in yoga for eating disorders, addiction and trauma. In Nikki’s classes you will find a welcoming, supportive community. She wholeheartedly believes that yoga can be a powerful and effective component of the healing and recovery process, and is committed to finding ways to make the transformational tools of yoga available to every body. Contact Nikki at email@example.com
Nikki does not accept insurance. Her rates are $100 for the first session, $80 per continuing hour-long session. Call 244-4859 with questions.
Maureen Grosse MS, RYT-500 (she, her, hers)
Maureen, a Certified Health and Wellness Coach and Reiki Master has a master’s degree in education. She has extensive training in trauma-sensitive/therapeutic yoga. Maureen believes in validating, uplifting and empowering people to be the best version of themselves. She is passionate about using yoga to manage and process stress, anxiety, depression, trauma and chronic pain to help people live their best lives throughout the many seasons of life. Maureen provides an inclusive, safe, accepting environment to learn and practice yoga. Contact Maureen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Maureen does not accept insurance. Her rates are $100 for the first session, $80 per continuing hour-long session. Call 244-4859 with questions.
Matt Herrmann INTERN (he, him, his)
Matt believes that people want to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives, to cultivate what is best within themselves. This belief lead him to obtain a B.A. in psychology from UW-Milwaukee and get into the field of clinical mental health. He is currently in the clinical mental health Masters program at Lakeland University, on track to become a licensed professional counselor. He is most interested in the existential-humanistic approaches paired with mindfulness to enhance the human condition. Contact Matt at email@example.com
Kelly Kendricks INTERN (he, him, his)
Kelly graduated from the University of Milwaukee-Wisconsin with a B. A. in Broadcast Journalism as well as gaining a degree from the Montessori Institute of Milwaukee. After many years of working with youth and adolescents in various capacities, Kelly embarked on a course to become a counselor and to continue to serve and help his community. Currently enrolled in the Master Program at Lakeland University, he is on track to becoming a licensed counselor. He has a strong belief that every individual has been influenced in their lives by the background in which they grew up, from family and friends to the environment in which they were raised. He believes that everyone has strengths in certain areas and takes great pride in helping others find those strengths, and helping them to become the best person they can be. Contact Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ariyanna Toth BCBA, RYT-200 (she, her, hers)
Ariyanna has always been passionate about mental health and wellness. She graduated from University of Wisconsin – Madison with a B.A. in Psychology. During her time at UW-Madison, she worked within the Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience and conducted research on the effects of mindfulness and meditation. Shortly after, she started her own meditation/yoga practice, and quickly realized the impact the practice had on her mental and physical health. She completed Yoga Teacher Training in 2017 and truly believes in the transformational effects of movement and breath work. Ariyanna pursued her Master’s in Education with a focus on Applied Behavior Analysis and is now a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She is interested in combining her knowledge of behavior with yoga to make space for people to live their best life. Most of her free time is spent with her two dogs and she loves spending time in the garden or outdoors! Contact Ariyanna at email@example.com
Emily Zine BA (she, her, hers)
Emily is a CCS Service Facilitator with Insight Counseling & Wellness, where she values being able to work one-on-one with clients. She graduated from the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, ME with a BA in Human Ecology and a focus in Educational Psychology. During her schooling, she interned with the Positive Education Action-Research Laboratory at the University of Toliara in southwestern Madagascar, where her work focused on applied educational psychology and service-learning project design, implementation, and evaluation in an NGO setting. Since graduating, she has also worked in residential mental health programs, primarily focusing on mood disorders among adolescents. In her free time, Emily loves going to the dog park, playing tabletop games, storytelling through writing and visual art, and baking for loved ones. Contact Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org