Specializes in adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, self-esteem, stress management, eating disorders, women’s issues, and relationship counseling.
Dena joined Christian Family Solutions in 2019. She attended Wisconsin Lutheran College before completing her Bachelor’s degree in Communications at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater with an MS in Community Counseling. Dena is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor in Wisconsin.
Dena also works at Moraine Park Technical College providing counseling services to students. Previously, Dena worked for over 15 years at Rogers Behavioral Health with patients across the lifespan and in all levels of care. Dena’s work at Rogers included 7 years working on an inpatient unit with adolescents with eating disorders and their families. Additionally, she has worked with college students through university counseling services as well as with couples and clients of all ages through outpatient counseling services.
Dena specializes in using primarily Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy to help clients understand how to make desired changes in their lives.