Our Therapists

Over 150 Years Combined Experience

Committed to serving Central Wisconsin

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Kathryn Goel, PhD

Kathryn is a licensed clinical psychologist and received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Virginia Tech with a specialization in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Kathryn has extensive experience supporting individuals and families through life transitions/adjustments, anxiety, depression, trauma, and other life struggles. She works to form a collaborative therapeutic relationship with her clients by providing empathy, support and feedback with the goal of empowering her clients and helping them set and achieve realistic goals. In addition to CBT, Kathryn also offers Dialectical Behavior therapy skills training (a treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder, severe depression, and substance abuse) as well as Parent Management Treatment (a treatment for children with behavioral issues).

Outside of work, Kathryn enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children and serving on the board of the Stevens Point YMCA Foundation. Kathryn typically works with individuals aged 15 and older.

Jeana Magyar, PhD

Dr. Jeana L. Magyar is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years of clinical experience. Dr. Magyar earned her degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kansas. Dr. Magyar approaches therapy from a positive psychological or strengths-based perspective. She believes that all people have both strengths and weaknesses, and all people exist within environments that influence them in both positive and negative ways. Dr. Magyar attends to all of these components in therapy in order to treat the whole person, rather than focusing solely upon areas of struggle. Dr. Magyar utilizes a variety of therapeutic approaches to guide her work with clients, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Exposure Therapy, Humanistic Therapy, Behavior Modification, Motivational Interviewing, and more. She works with adults, teens, adolescents, couples, and families who desire assistance with the following: depression, mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, grieving, stress-management, relationship issues, discrimination & prejudice, adjustment to life changes, self-esteem issues, behavior modification, sport psychology and more. Dr. Magyar is a Katz Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point and author of a book entitled “Therapist’s Guide to Positive Psychological Interventions.”

Molly Roberts LCSW

Molly received her Masters in Social Work from UW- Madison and her undergraduate degree in social work and sociology from the UW Stevens Point. Molly has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, adults and family systems doing trauma work, anxiety/depression management, emotional regulation,
parenting skills, and coping skill psycho-education.

Molly is a nationally certified Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist and is EMDR-trained. Molly is well-versed in play therapy and able to work with children ages 5 and
older. Molly uses a strengths-based approach and enjoys teaching skills to manage mental health challenges. Molly specializes in working with people of color, different religious backgrounds, socioeconomic statuses, as well as LGBTQ+ youth and young adults. Molly is also experienced in writing letters of readiness for
transgender, non-binary, gender queer and gender expansive youth to receive gender affirming healthcare.

Outside of work, Molly likes to cook, travel, read, and spend time with family and friends. Molly is a Stevens Point native and loves central Wisconsin. Molly enjoys getting coffee at local cafés, trying new foods, walking in the Schmeeckle Reserve, and going to the Stevens Point Farmer’s market.

Kate Laszinski Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Kate Laszinski, LCSW

Kate earned her Master’s Degree from the University Wisconsin – Madison and Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point. She is a licensed clinical social worker and has over 25 years of experience providing therapy to those with couple and relationship issues, depression, anxiety, life transitions, grief, anger management, and conflict resolution. Kate uses a strength-based approach in therapy and incorporates humor when appropriate. She has also been a certified substance abuse counselor for over 25 years.

Kate was also an Adjunct Instructor at Mid-State Technical College and has taught Human Development, Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, and Introduction to Psychology. Kate works with individuals aged 13 and older.

Marjorie Debevec- Marksteiner, LPC

Marjorie is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from UW-Stout. She also has a Master of Public Health and a background in Health and Wellness.

Marjorie helps clients achieve their goals using a variety of therapies. Her clinical areas of expertise include Eating Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Depression, Anxiety, OCD, illness & health concerns, life transitions, grief, loss, and trauma. She also enjoys working with couples and f amilies.Marjorie believes mutual respect and trust are realized by creating an environment where all feel safe and comfortable sharing, knowing their thoughts, feelings and experiences will be held in high regard, and confidentiality appropriately kept. 

Marjorie grew up on a dairy farm in Central Wisconsin; she loves rural life. Outside of work, she enjoys time outdoors and spending tiem with her family. Marjorie works with ages 13+.

Marie Richards, LCSW

Marie is a licensed clinical social worker with a masters degree in Clinical Social Work and an undergraduate degree in Psychology, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her approach to therapy is  integrative, working with issues including—but not limited to—trauma, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, PTSD, OCD, self-injury, and gender identity and development. She is trained and certified in EMDR, an integrative psychotherapy approach that has been extensively researched and proven effective for the treatment of trauma. She is trained in DBT. She works with clients experiencing trans and non-binary gender issues. If she’s not working, she generally is deep into a novel or binge-watching a good series. Marie works with individuals aged 17 and older.

Megan Bednarczyk LPC

Megan Bednarczyk, LPC

Megan is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. She is a Plover, WI native and has spent the past several years living and working in Central Wisconsin. Megan earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and went on to receive her Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Psychology from UW-Madison.Megan is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. She is a Plover, WI native and has spent the past several years living and working in Central Wisconsin. Megan earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and went on to receive her Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Psychology from UW-Madison.

Elisabeth Nolan, LPC

Elisabeth is grateful for the opportunity to journey with people during their time of need. Connection, collaboration, and relationship are the foundation of her counseling efforts. She is passionate about mental health care and its possibilities for healing and growth for all. With empathy for the hard, and affirmation for the good, she seeks to breathe dignity and hope into every person she is privileged to work with.

Elisabeth is an EMDR Therapy trained clinician with EMDRIA certification soon to be awarded. She is also working on BCIA Certification as she adds Neurofeedback Therapy to her clinical practice. She was awarded an MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Liberty University and an MA in Christian Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary. Elisabeth typically works with individuals 10 years and older.

Jamie Diestelhorst, LPC

Jamie is a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned her Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. She is a certified Prepare-Enrich facilitator for couples counseling and is trained in EMDR, play therapy, and Parenting with Love and Logic. Jamie utilizes a supportive, integrative approach and is experienced in helping clients work through anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, parent/child relationships, and other life transitions. She works with families, couples, and individuals 7 years and older and especially enjoys working with adolescents and young adults.

Outside of the office, Jamie enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, and a house full of pets (but especially her dog, Remi).  She loves reading, crafting, traveling, and doing just about anything outdoors.

Courtney Melton, APSW

Courtney graduated with her MSW, from the University of Wisconsin- Green Bay in 2021, she is currently obtaining her hours to receive her LCSW. Courtney earned her Bachelor’s degree in social work, from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point. Her approach to therapy is utilizing the client’s strengths and resiliencies to build a positive therapeutic relationship. Courtney’s experience includes; PTSD, anxiety, depression, life transitions, grief, interpersonal relationships, and couples/family counseling. For traumatic events and other significant stressors Courtney is trained in Brainspotting. Courtney has experience and enjoys working with children, teens and adults.  Courtney will also be working with clients at Roosevelt , PoDs, Ben Franklin, McKinley and Jefferson schools.

Outside of work, Courtney enjoys spending time with family, hiking, running, fishing, and spending time with her European Golden Retriever, Charley. 

Kenzie, Therapy Dog

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