Riverwood Counseling Associates, LLC

tel: (715) 343-5256

fax: (715) 343-5899

1052 Main Street, Ste 202
Stevens Point, WI 54481

OUR STAFF

ROBERT MILLER, MA, LPC, SAC

Bob is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Substance Abuse Counselor with over 25 years of experience in outpatient and inpatient settings, working with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. He has worked extensively with at-risk adolescents, helping them with issues ranging from unresolved trauma to substance abuse.

Bob has a laid back, relaxed style while incorporating experiential approaches that help clients better recognize thinking errors and see their blind spots. Bob received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida, and his graduate degree in counseling and human relations from the University of Colorado.

CATHRYN (KATE) LASZINSKI, LCSW, MSSW, CSAC

Kate earned her Master’s Degree from the University Wisconsin - Madison and Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. She is a licensed clinical social worker and has over 25 years of experience working with couple and relationship issues, depression, anxiety, life transitions, grief, anger management, conflict resolution and many other mental health issues. Kate uses a strength-based approach in therapy and incorporates humor when appropriate. She has also been a certified substance abuse counselor for over 25 years.

Kate is also an Adjunct Instructor at Mid-State Technical College and has taught Human Development, Sociology, Race and Ethnicity,       and Introduction to Psychology.

JEANA L. MAGYAR, Ph.D.

Jeana earned her degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kansas. Jeana approaches therapy from a positive psychological or strengths-based perspective. She believes that all people have both strengths and weaknesses, and all people exist within environments that influence them in both positive and negative ways. Jeana attends to all of these components in her work with clientele in order to treat the whole person, rather than focusing solely upon areas of struggle.

Jeana works with adults, teens, and adolescents who desire assistance with the following: depression, anxiety, grieving, stress-management, relationship issues, adjustment to life changes or transitions, self-esteem issues, and behavior modification. She also has expertise in conducting career counseling, providing sport psychology services.

Jeana is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Wellness Institute and is the Chair of the Positive Psychology Section of the American Psychological Association's Society of Counseling Psychology. She is the author of a book  entitled "Therapist's Guide to Positive Psychological Interventions."

HARRY DEETS, MSW, LCSW

Harry has been a practicing psychotherapist since 1986. He has an MSW degree from Loyola University of Chicago, and specialized post-graduate training in marriage and family therapy. Harry feels the therapeutic relationship is important to the healing process. He also likes to include family members when indicated to address relationship and mental health issues.

Harry particularly enjoys working with couples. Other areas of interest include grief and loss, depression and anxiety, stress management, faith issues, and work related problems. Preferred approaches include Family Systems, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Brief Solution – Focused Therapy. Harry is also trained in EMDR therapy, which is an approved treatment for trauma.

KATHRYN GOEL, Ph.D.

Kathryn received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Virginia Tech with a specialization in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Kathryn has extensive experience supporting individuals and families through life transitions/adjustments, anxiety, depression, trauma, and other life struggles. She works to form a collaborative therapeutic relationship with her clients by providing empathy, support and feedback with the goal of empowering her clients and helping them set and achieve realistic goals. In addition to CBT, Kathryn also offers Dialectical Behavior therapy skills training (a treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder, severe depression, and substance abuse) as well as Parent Management Treatment (a treatment for children with behavioral issues). 

 

Outside of work, Kathryn enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children and serving on the board of the Central Wisconsin Children’s Museum. Kathryn is also an adjunct professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. 

Administrative Staff:

Robert Miller, Director

Amy Gumtz, Office Manager

Amy Konietzki, Office Administrator 

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