The Team

Who We Are

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Bridgette Maurino, LCSW

Owner & Therapist 

Bridgette Maurino is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Aurora University. I work with clients ranging from children, adolescents, adults, and parents struggling with depression, anxiety, mental illness, substance abuse, self-esteem, anger management, as well as those coping with relationship issues. 

Bridgette's passion is working with children, adolescents, and young adults using a variety of different therapeutic modalities such as play therapy, art therapy, walk and talk therapy, etc. 

Bridgette has also worked in a wide variety of settings such as: after-school programs, juvenile justice departments for domestic violence, hospitals inpatient psychiatric units and PHP (Partial Hospitalization Programs) and Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP).

 

I hope to have the opportunity to work with you!  

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Shauna Wolf, LCSW

Therapist

Shauna Wolf is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who earned her master’s degree in Social Work from Aurora University. She also earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice from Carroll University in Wisconsin.

Shauna has experience as a (current) School Social Worker and previously as a Probation Officer. She has advanced knowledge in special education, crisis interventions, academic support, the criminal justice system, domestic violence, substance abuse, trauma, and adolescent resiliency.

Shauna works with children, adolescents, and adult looking for support and guidance during stressful times in their lives. She focuses on a strength-based and client-centered approach to best help individuals reach their full potential. Her caring, empathetic, and fun-loving personality influences her therapeutic approach to make each person feel comfortable. Shauna believes everyone should have a safe and healing place to navigate life’s difficult times.

During her free time, Shauna enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, camping, hiking, reading, and traveling.

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Anita Funkhouser, LCPC

Therapist 

Anita Funkhouser is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling from Heidelberg University.   I work with clients ranging from children, adolescents, adults, and parents who are dealing with depression, anxiety, self-esteem, self-injury, adjustment disorders, grief/loss, anger management, and mental Illness.

Anita works as an intake worker in the ER of a hospital doing behavioral health assessments.  Anita also worked at Little City Foundations for 6 years working with adolescents.  Her therapy style is active and goal-oriented, teaching cognitive-behavioral techniques.  Her goal is to help you reach your desired solution. She believes that all people are cable of change and have it within themselves to make any changes necessary to build a better life.

In her free time, Anita enjoys spending time with her cats and family. Anita loves planting flowers and working in the garden. Anita has a love for traveling.

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Rachel Barry, M. Ed

Educational Advocate & Community Liaison

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Rachel‌ ‌Barry‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌special‌ ‌education‌ ‌teacher‌ ‌who‌ ‌has‌ ‌worked‌ ‌with‌ ‌students‌ ‌with‌ ‌emotional,‌ ‌behavioral,‌ ‌and‌ ‌learning‌ ‌disabilities,‌ ‌as‌ ‌well‌ ‌as‌ ‌students‌ ‌with‌ ‌Autism‌ ‌Spectrum‌ ‌Disorder.‌ ‌She‌ ‌has‌ ‌a‌ ‌Masters‌ ‌in‌ ‌School‌ ‌Leadership‌ ‌and‌ ‌has‌ ‌worked‌ ‌in‌ ‌schools‌ ‌for‌ ‌10‌ ‌years.‌ ‌ ‌

As‌ ‌an‌ ‌educational‌ ‌advocate,‌ ‌Rachel‌ ‌helps‌ ‌families‌ ‌understand‌ ‌the‌ ‌options‌ ‌available‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌school‌ ‌setting,‌ ‌advocates‌ ‌for‌ ‌the‌ ‌necessary‌ ‌services‌ ‌for‌ ‌the‌ ‌student,‌ ‌and‌ ‌helps‌ ‌families‌ ‌communicate‌ ‌with‌ ‌school‌ ‌teams.‌ ‌ ‌

Rachel’s‌ ‌passion‌ ‌is‌ ‌helping‌ ‌parents‌ ‌and‌ ‌students‌ ‌get‌ ‌the‌ ‌best‌ ‌education‌ ‌services‌ ‌possible‌ ‌and‌ ‌helping‌ ‌parents‌ ‌navigate‌ ‌the,‌ ‌oftentimes,‌ ‌complex‌ ‌world‌ ‌of‌ ‌schools.‌ ‌ ‌

Currently‌ ‌Rachel‌ ‌teaches‌ ‌at‌ ‌a‌ ‌school‌ ‌for‌ ‌students‌ ‌with‌ ‌behavior‌ ‌disorders‌ ‌who‌ ‌need‌ ‌a‌ ‌highly‌ ‌structured,‌ ‌therapeutic‌ ‌environment,‌ ‌as‌ ‌well‌ ‌as‌ ‌providing‌ ‌advocacy‌ ‌services‌ ‌for‌ ‌families‌ ‌in‌ ‌need‌ ‌of‌ ‌support.‌ ‌ ‌

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