KWAFTC provides the highest quality of mental health services and support to clients in the Green Bay area and across Wisconsin. As a team, we continuously strive to be culturally responsive in our approach and implement the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS).
We envision a future in which clients of all backgrounds have access to the necessary tools and resources to transform their lives and progress in the journey of healing.
Kimberley Welk is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and has been practicing since 2006. She is the owner, CEO, clinical director, and a clinical supervisor for Kimberley Welk and Associates LLC | Family Therapy Center. Kimberley sees clients at the Green Bay office.
Her clientele base is quite diverse. Kim works with individuals, couples, families, and the intellectually disabled. Her approach to therapy is integrative, which allows therapy to be tailored to each individual client. She has training in EMDR therapy, trauma, and PREPARE/ENRICH which is an assessment for premarital and married couples. She has worked with diagnoses such as: depression, anxiety, anger management, grief, parenting skills building, suicide risk, personality disorders and much more.
She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stout, where she obtained her Master of Science in Marriage & Family Therapy. Kim has a professional background in in-home therapy, academics as a college professor and student services director, and in private practice. In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Kimberley Welk has presented at the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy School Based Mental Health Network, Wisconsin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Oxford University, and to general audiences speaking on a variety of topics.
Cassy has practiced as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) since 2016. Cassy is the program director for the School Based Mental Health Program and sees clients out of the Green Bay office.
Cassy has experience providing counseling to individuals of all ages and from a wide variety of backgrounds, as well as presenting on various mental health topics to community providers and schools. She specializes in trauma treatment and is trained in TF-CBT, EMDR, and Flash Therapy. Cassy is also recognized as a member of the EMDRIA. She also has a special interest in working with LGBTQ+ individuals on issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity. Cassy’s experience also includes working with depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and personality disorders.
Cassy completed her undergraduate work at Iowa State University and her Master’s Degree at UW-Superior. She uses an integrative approach to counseling and believes in treating the person as a whole. She believes that everyone has the capacity for healing and understands that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to counseling. Cassy focuses on creating an individualized experience in counseling to address the unique goals each person has for their healing journey.
Outside of the office, Cassy enjoys spending time with family, reading, crafts, and traveling. On weekends you can catch her in front of the TV watching Formula One, Formula E, and football.
Janice Proski has practiced as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) since 2018. She currently works at the Green Bay office.
Janice has experience working with children, adolescents, individual adults, and couples from various backgrounds. Her approach is integrative, and she has worked with a wide range of diagnoses such as: Anxiety, Depression, Anger Management, and Adjustment Issues. She has training in brainspotting (phase II), EFT tapping, integrative nutrition for mental health, and suicide prevention.
Janice earned her Master’s Degree from Lakeland University. She previously worked as a massage therapist and believes in a holistic, mind-body approach to counseling. She has experience with in-home therapy, in-school therapy, and outpatient counseling.
Outside of the therapy room, Janice enjoys spending time with her family, going for walks with her dog, and reading.
Jennifer is a graduate from Northwestern University with her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is currently a resident-level, Licensed Professional Counselor in training. She has completed her Level 1 EMDR training, and can now provide EMDR treatment under supervision. She has also completed training in TF-CBT.
Jennifer works with clients of all ages (aged 5+) and of various backgrounds including LGBTQIA+, bariatric, perinatal, and neurodiverse populations. She specializes in depression, anxiety, and mood disorders. She also has experience working with a variety of other diagnoses and issues including but not limited to: ADHD, OCD, chronic illness, and grief.
Jen enjoys facilitating therapy at all levels and is open to working with individuals, couples, and families. Jen celebrates the uniqueness of each client and utilizes different therapeutic strategies to guide them at any stage of their journey.
Jordan is a recent Master’s Degree graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with concentrations in children and adolescents, Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA), and crisis and trauma. She is currently a Licensed Professional Counselor in training. She currently works in our Green Bay office and is directly supervised by Kimberley Welk.
Jordan has the most experience working with children and adolescents. She specializes in anxiety, mood disorders, and crisis and trauma. She also has experience working with a variety of other diagnoses including but not limited to Grief, ADHD, and LGBTQIA+ concerns. Jordan also has gained experience in case management.
Jordan is looking forward to gaining new skills and experience in telehealth through KWAFTC’s school-based mental health program. Outside of working with clients, Jordan enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and partner the most. She also loves listening to music, exercising, and traveling!
Calli Christiansen obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Human Development from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in 2021 and recently graduated with her Master’s in Social Work with an emphasis in Clinical Mental Health from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. She currently sees clients under supervision.
Calli has most of her experience working with children. She is an ABA therapist for children with autism in an in-home environment. With her clients, she has gained skills to assist individuals with generalized and separation anxiety, depression, non-verbal learning disabilities, oppositional defiant disorder, and other diagnoses. Calli’s other experiences include case management, non-profits, and volunteer work. Calli also enjoys learning more therapy approaches and how to perform therapeutic skills via telehealth in the school-based mental health program. She has also recently completed training in TF-CBT.
Outside of working with clients, Calli enjoys spending time with friends and family, especially up north at her family’s cottage. She loves to jet ski, read, explore new things, and go to concerts whenever she can.
Tara Foytik is working on her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) through Capella University and is currently working as an MFT Intern in the Green Bay office.
Tara brings with her over 20 years in education. She has been a regular education teacher, special education teacher, and Dean of Students. Throughout her profession, Tara has not only worked with young children and adolescents, but with families and community agencies to ensure all are supported.
To Tara, therapy is based not only around individuals, but those systems that exist within their life. She is passionate about working with individuals (1:1), couples, and families in a welcoming environment in a relaxed setting. Tara’s systemic approach allows others to feel empowered to make the change they are hoping for.
Karisa graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Wisconsin Lutheran College in 2016 and is currently working towards her Master’s degree in Counseling from Concordia University-Wisconsin. She sees clients in our Green Bay office as a Professional Counselor intern and is directly supervised by Kimberley Welk and Cassandra Schraft.
Karisa has experience working with children and families through her work using ABA therapy with children with autism and through her time as an intern with the Shawano County Department of Human Services in the Child Protective Services unit. Her approach to therapy is integrative and uniquely tailored to each individual.
Karisa is excited to learn more about different approaches to therapy and utilize her abilities to help clients of all ages and backgrounds. Outside of therapy, Karisa enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, reading, and watching sports.
Our providers take a whole person approach to address all realms of wellness.
LMFT, Clinical Director
Owner, CEO, clinical director, and clinical supervisor. Kim uses a systemic approach to therapy and is also trained in EMDR.
Program director for the School Based Mental Health Program. She specializes in trauma treatment and is trained in TF-CBT, EMDR, and Flash Therapy.
Has training and experience in brainspotting, EFT tapping, and integrative nutrition for mental health.
Works with clients of various backgrounds and ages. She has completed training in TF-CBT and is able to use EMDR under clinical supervision.
Has experience working with children and adolescents, and is currently expanding her skills and experience with other populations. She specializes in anxiety, mood disorders, and crisis and trauma.
Has training in TF-CBT, as well as skills and experience working with children/adolescents all the way through adult clients.
Uses her 20+ years of experience in education to take a systemic approach to working with individuals, couples, and families.
Takes an integrative approach to working with clients of all ages, with an emphasis on children and adolescents.
Please reach out to our office to discuss current provider availability for new clients.