Areas of Interest
Working with older adolescents, adults, and seniors with issues related to depression, anxiety, trauma, addiction, and other life stressors. Strong interest in how 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.
Clinical experience in outpatient settings providing treatment for mental health, substance abuse, and dual-diagnosis clients. Additional experience providing in-home therapy, treatment in an assisted living setting and working with individuals with developmental disabilities.
Presented to groups on grief and loss, older adult anxiety and depression, transitioning into long-term care, and AODA issues.
*Note: Ms. Janssen treats patients age 16 & older.