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Bret Skaer

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Bret Skaer, LPC-IT

Professional Counselor

Treatment Focus:

Faith integrated approach of cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy for children and teens suffering with mental health challenges.


Bret joined Christian Family Solutions in 2021, where he began providing mental health services through community presentations and in-school support to enhance student wellbeing. Currently a counselor in training, Bret serves as the lead therapist for the CFS Day Treatment for Teens program and works as a school-based counselor in elementary schools. He earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater and a master's degree in clinical mental health counseling from Bethany Lutheran College in the spring of 2024. Specializing in dialectical behavioral therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy, Bret focuses on working with children and adolescents. His faith-integrated approach combines identifying avoidance patterns with fostering acceptance of emotional suffering, supported by encouragement from God’s Word.


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