Areas of Interest
Working with older adolescents, adults, and seniors with issues related to depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction, and other life stressors. Particularly interested in how early childhood trauma can affect health and well-being later in life. Providing a strength-based approach that collaboratively works with the client's goals and values.
Masters in Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; additional coursework in substance abuse and trauma.
Bachelors Degree in Professional Communication, Alverno College, Milwaukee.
On-going work with older adults in a residential setting. Previous experience providing individual and group therapy in an outpatient mental health center, in-home parenting support for a community-based non-profit, and working with individuals with developmental disabilities.
*Note: Ms. Janssen treats patients age 16 & older.