Meadowbrook - Milwaukee, WI

7101 N. Green Bay Ave., STE 11, Glendale, WI 53209


Meet the Dedicated Team at Meadowbrook Counseling

At Meadowbrook Counseling, every member of our team, from therapists to administrative staff, is dedicated to supporting you on your journey to wellness. We are not just professionals but also compassionate allies who are committed to creating a safe, nurturing environment where healing and transformation can flourish. Our expert therapists specialize in various evidence-based modalities, ensuring personalized care tailored to your unique needs and goals. Join us, and experience the Meadowbrook difference - where empathy, expertise, and empowerment converge for holistic mental wellness.

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Meet Darcy ThompsonAPSW, EMDR

Darcy Thompson is a clinical social worker who is eager to collaborate with clients on their treatment objectives. They earned both their Bachelors and Masters of Social Work degrees from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, focusing on Trauma-Informed care, Person-Centered treatment approaches, and Solution-Focused therapies. Additionally, they are skilled in EMDR, Motivational Interviewing, Crisis Stabilization and Intervention, Psychodynamic Therapy, Mindfulness, and Emotion-Regulation practices.

Throughout their career, Darcy has assisted a diverse range of clients spanning various ages and backgrounds. With a commitment to active, reflective listening and empathy, they strive to deeply comprehend each client's life challenges and experiences. This understanding forms the foundation for a collaborative journey towards wellness and personal growth. Darcy has expertise in working with individuals diagnosed with Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, CPTSD, Borderline Personality Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Adjustment Disorder, Schizophrenia, and several other severe and persistent mental health conditions. They are wholeheartedly dedicated to supporting each client in achieving their therapeutic aspirations.

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Meet Shelby SchillerPhD, LCSW, Supervisor, EMDR, Somatic Experience

Dr. Schiller began her clinical career as a hospice volunteer at the age of 16, developing a passion for clinical trauma and complex behavioral health issues. Her direct practice experience includes intensive case management working with children, families, couples, and individuals across the lifespan and with a variety of challenges. She seeks to integrate various practices and theories from evidence-based therapeutic modalities like Somatic Experience (SE), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), which foster growth, resilience, and independence in the client through the acquisition of actionable skills and increased personal insight.

She empowers her clients through recognition and acknowledgment of their strengths and resilience by increasing positivity, and provision of validation/self-validation which includes acceptance through a non-judgmental atmosphere of support, to improve self-worth. She has extensive clinical experience encompassing a range of issues related to trauma and the impact traumatic experiences have on daily functioning. She recognizes her clients as the expert of their own experiences, striving to create a therapeutic alliance that focuses on collaboration, empathetic support, and respect while identifying and celebrating client strengths.

She offers a collaborative and integrative approach for clients seeking insight to their challenges. Her attitude towards therapy is that there is not one universal method that works best for anyone, therefore, she uses an appropriate blend of modalities to help the clients she serves overcome whatever they are currently experiencing. She believes that the client is the expert in their own life and she is here to help navigate the difficulties that the client is currently facing. She concentrates on developing a partnership with clients to identify strengths and areas of potential growth to make meaning and implement positive change.

Her specialization is assisting individuals navigating life change and transitions, coping with grief and loss, and reducing the impact and effects of trauma and traumatic experiences. She believes that everyone possesses the strengths and tools needed to achieve healing goals, her role as a therapist is to help the client access and utilize these strengths effectively.

She knows that finding the right therapist while a positive step towards change, is often a daunting task. Her role as a therapist is to help you find peace in a safe and confidential space by gaining insight and perspective into your current challenges. 

Dr. Schiller holds a Doctor of Social Work with emphasis on clinical expertise from Walden University, a Master of Social Work and Master of Science in Gerontology from Loma Linda University, and a Bachelor of Social Work from California State University Los Angeles. She is certified in a wide range of social work applications that address complex trauma and seeks to implement cultural humility with all clients served. She is a licensed LCSW in Nevada and Arizona and a board certified Clinical Supervisor in the state of Arizona.

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Meet Kimberly SchwingleLPC, EMDR

Kimberly is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Wisconsin and Nevada, eager to collaborate with clients in crafting treatment objectives that resonate with their aspirations. She obtained her Master of Professional Counseling from Concordia University in Mequon, Wisconsin. During her time there, she undertook an internship focused on trauma-informed care within a residential treatment setting. Subsequently, she completed her training licensure with the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation and has been actively practicing in various capacities since.

She ardently believes in the efficacy of teletherapy, convinced that when clients are nestled in their safe, familiar environments, they are more receptive and engaged in the therapeutic process. While she has experience with numerous therapeutic styles, she characterizes her approach as holistic. This means she integrates elements from different methodologies to best align with each client's unique needs. She places immense value on hearing clients narrate their experiences and believes that transparency facilitates the most effective assistance.

Her therapeutic journey has seen her work with a diverse range of individuals. While she has assisted clients across different age brackets, her primary experience is with teens through middle-aged adults. Additionally, she possesses a specialized skill set for working with individuals with disabilities, stemming from her lifelong involvement in volunteering and working within the disability community. Her proficiency extends to a wide array of diagnoses, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder, chronic illness, adjustment disorders, and avoidance disorder. Passionate about continuous learning, she is always augmenting her skills and knowledge to better support her clients in their respective paths to healing and growth.

For those seeking a compassionate, adaptive, and experienced counselor, she is enthusiastic about the possibility of assisting in your therapeutic journey.

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Meet Michele MitchellLPC

Meet Michele. She is a licensed professional counselor and a clinical substance abuse counselor in the state of Wisconsin and Arizona. She received her Masters in Community Psychology from Alverno College in Milwaukee, WI. She completed her internship at the Center for Behavioral Medicine which is a board certified Dialectical Behavioral therapy clinic in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Additionally, Michele completed her training licensure working in Medication Assisted Treatment centers for those struggling with substance abuse in Waukesha and West Allis, WI.

Michele has experience working with those experiencing grief, mood disorders, OCD, anxiety, depression, Bi-polar disorder,  Schizophrenia, Borderline personality disorder, PTSD, domestic violence, career counseling, family counseling, couples counseling, and eating disorders.

Michele has worked with both children and adults in various populations such as the LGBTQ+A, HIV, substance abuse and mental health. Her therapy style is best described as person centered and her ministry is lead with love and compassion.  As a self-described comprehensive therapist, Michele does her best to bring her professional experience to treatment and does her best to help empower clients to improve their lives the way they want to.

With an open heart and a readiness to tackle any challenge, no matter the size, this counselor invites potential clients to engage in a therapeutic alliance filled with laughter, the occasional need for tissues, and the sweetness of chocolates.

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