Karen A. Jick, MSSW, ACSW, LCSW
Ms. Jick is a licensed clinical social worker who has more than thirty years of experience providing psychotherapy services. Her work includes family therapy, couples counseling, and child and adult mental health. She specializes in issues of trauma for children and adults, post-traumatic stress reaction, medical compliance, depression, anxiety, procrastination, adoption and counseling for individual and families of both crime victims and perpetrators. She uses a strengths-base, motivational and solution-focused approach that is trauma-informed and incorporates cognitive-behavioral therapy and dialectical behavior therapy.
Ms. Jick is a former faculty member of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay where she taught courses on family therapy, psychotherapy, crisis counseling, and child welfare. She has presented more than thirty workshops on professional ethics and is a program development specialist and consultant to social service organizations.
Her professional experience also includes supervision, consultation, curriculum development & training and agency administration. She is a former president of the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers and was selected statewide Distinguished Social Worker of the Year for 2003.