"empowering clients and clinicians through a Continuum of Services" 

Mental Health Collective (The Collective) empowers clients to take control over their mental health and well being by bringing together an array of Independent Providers within the mental health and wellness fields, who offer a continuum of services and who strive to bring culturally competent, holistic, client-centered care to their clients. The Collective is an innovative approach to business supports and services that allow Independent Providers to focus on client care and not company management.

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Independent Providers

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Bemis Psychotherapy & Consulting
Christie Gause-Bemis is a Licensed Clinical Therapist with over 16 years of experience in private practice. She sees couples and individuals. Compassion fatigue, stress, trauma, anxiety and depression are areas of interest in treatment. You can use out of network insurance benefits or in network with: Alliance, DEAN/SSM Health, Humana, UHC, Medicaid and various EAPs.
Blackstone Therapy
Guy Smith, LPCIT, works with those with disabilities and/or chronic health issues from teen to adulthood. Guy also see clients of all abilities who have sexuality concerns. Guy is currently working on securing insurance contracts and offered limited reduced rates spots in his schedule.
Inner Strength Counseling
Lori Pulkrabek is an LCSW with over 20 years of experience working with those who struggle with disordered eating. Lori is accepting new clients and currently working on credentialing with numerous insurance panels. You can reach out to her at 608-358-3299 or lapulk@msn.com
Meyer Therapy
Amanda Meyer with Meyer Therapy is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in working with couples and those with infidelity and intimacy concerns. Amanda has been in practice for over 10 years. She accepts private pay, many out-of-network plans as well as Aetna, BCBS/Anthem, ComPsych EAP, Partners in Behavioral Health and the Alliance/UW SHIP.
Nurtured Nest Therapy
Maria Hackbarth is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who sees individuals, couples, and families. Specialty areas include postpartum depression and anxiety, relationship struggles, parenting challenges, and stress from life transitions. She accepts Alliance, Blue Cross Blue Shield, SSM Health/Dean, Medicaid, United Healthcare, and offers an accessible sliding fee scale for clients paying out of pocket.
Palm Tree Family Therapy
Joe Leonard is a LMFT-T at Palm Tree Family Therapy. He specializes in treating anxiety, depression, mood disorders, substance abuse, couple/family conflict and communication issues, and life transitions. He works with individuals, couples, and families ages 14+. He is trained in systemic family therapy, Prepare/Enrich marital counseling, and Gottman couple counseling. He accepts Forward Health, Quartz BadgerCare Plus, and The Alliance insurances. An income-based sliding scale fee is available.
Rainbow Mental Health
Laura Long is a LMFT-T at Rainbow Mental Health. Laura sees clients who are 14+ years in age, as well as those in the LGBTQ+ community. Laura specializes in anxiety/depression, mood disorders, grief, stress, self-esteem, boundary setting, communication, school-related issues, life transitions, sexuality/intimacy, relationships (kink & poly friendly), gender identity, and sexual orientation concerns.
Wildflower Counseling
Lee Clark is a LMFT at Wildflower Counseling. She specializes in treating trauma and stress, anxiety, depression, burnout, relational conflict, and life transitions. She works with children 8 and older, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. She is trained in providing trauma-informed treatment, including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and DBT. She accepts Anthem BCBS, ForwardHealth/Badgercare, MHS, and The Alliance. A sliding scale fee is also available.
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  • The Collective strives to give clients access to a continuum of services by numerous Independent Providers, in a shared space.                                      

  • The Collective strives to support a collaboration of care (with client permission) across providers while strictly upholding all of the client's legal and ethical rights.                                                                

  • The Collective strives to support timely provider referrals allowing clients access to new care and services quickly.                                                         

  • The Collective strives to support IPs in their private practice endeavors by offering access to business essentials and services.


Mental Health Collective

2961 Yarmouth Greenway Dr.  Suite 2

Fitchburg, WI 53711 - Madison, WI

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Providers interested in joining The Collective should contact Jessica

Clients interested in services should email or call providers directly as Jessica does not manage client referrals

By email: info@mentalhealthcollectivellc.com 


***MHC is not a licensed provider and does not see clients or offer direct client services.  Potential clients should contact the provider of their choice directly.  MHC does not facilitate client referrals and has no legal responsibility for the choice a client makes in regards to their provider.  All of MHC's IPs are independently owned and managed and all are responsible for their own client care, adherence to the law, and licensing requirements.

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