Michelle Johnson, M.S., LPCC (MN), LADC (MN), LPC, CSAC (WI) Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Supervisor, Professional Member of American Counseling Association, Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor, Professional Consultant and Mediator, WMA
Michelle Johnson is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse where she earned her B.A. in Psychology. She finished her Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from Capella University. She went on for substance abuse training at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin and later she completed her licenses to be a substance abuse counselor in both Minnesota and Wisconsin. Michelle has been in private practice for nearly 15 years and has been the Clinic Director of Winona Counseling Clinic, Inc. and Associates in Counseling, LLC. Michelle specializes in working with children, couples, families and individuals. She also provides alcohol and drug assessments and counseling. In the past couple of years, she has expanded her practice to include professional mediation with families, couples and businesses.
“I feel privileged for the opportunity to work with people who are having difficulties in life and who entrust me with their hurt, fears and dreams. I’ve been fortunate to witness people’s transformations.”
Michelle enjoys spending her free-time with her family, friends and horses. She loves the outdoor activities including horseback riding, hiking, camping, hunting, fishing, bike riding, and kayaking. She also plays several sports including softball, golf and her favorite, racquetball.
Jeff Buikema, Ph.D., D.Min., LMFT, LPC, CSAC (WI); LADC, LPCC (MN); LMFT (IA) Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, AAMFT Approved Supervisor & Clinical Member, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Supervisor, ACA Clinical Member, Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, NAADAC & MARRCH Clinical Member, Professional Consultant and Mediator, WMA
Jeff Buikema is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stout where he earned his Masters of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy. He then completed his Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies with a Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy at Iowa State University. He also earned his Doctorate of Ministry from Covenant Theological Seminary. He was in private practice for nearly 20 years before he joined the Winona Counseling Clinic, Inc. in 2007. He is licensed to provide counseling with couples, families, and individuals. His practice focuses on a wide range of issues including problems of anxiety, depression, stress, communication, conflict resolution, couple enrichment, sex abuse, substance abuse, anger management, grief and loss. He specializes in couples and marriage counseling. In recent years, he has expanded his private practice to include treating individuals and families with substance abuse issues. He provides alcohol and drug assessments and offers group and/or individual counseling. In addition, he a professional consultant and mediator for businesses, universities and churches.
“Every family, couple and individual is so unique. The same is true of businesses, universities and churches; they are just a larger form of a family with all the characteristics and then some. I am continually thankful for the privilege to work with all kinds of clients and in a variety of settings—to observe their courage, to watch them make life-changing choices and grow in new a fresh ways. I firmly believe that each day provides an opportunity for a New Beginning!”
In his time off, Jeff enjoys breeding, training and hunting his field golden retrievers. He is an avid trout and walleye fisherman. He bow hunts for deer and turkeys. He also likes wildlife photography, gardening, reading, running, swimming and scuba diving. In the past three years, he has expanded his fishing taste to include ice fishing! “We are privileged to live in a region where rivers and streams are so abundant and teaming with all kinds of fish year round.
Stacey Bishofcky, MSW, LICSW, LADC (MN); LCSW with Substance Abuse Specialization (WI) Licensed Independent Social Worker Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor Licensed Social Worker
Stacey Bishofsky received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Viterbo University. She completed her Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Stacey is licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin to provide alcohol and drug assessments, education, counseling and treatment. Stacey also has experience in working with adults diagnosed with Mood Disorders, Schizophrenia and Personality Disorders and children who have been diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disorders, including Autism and Asperger’s. Stacey currently works with children who reside in foster care and specializes in working with those who have experienced emotional trauma and neglect. She has been trained in TF-CBT for working with PTSD clients. In her free time, Stacey enjoys spending time outdoors and reading non-fiction such as history. Currently, she is particularly interested in reading about children and trauma. Stacey also enjoys her dogs and cats.
Lolly Coleman, M.A., M.F.T.
Lolly earned her Bachelors Degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in Psychology. She went on to earn her Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin. While completing her degree requirements, Lolly worked in an outpatient counseling clinic in Madison where she had the opportunity to work with clients with a variety of concerns. Prior to becoming a therapist, Lolly worked extensively with children who had an Autism diagnosis and their families, both in home and school settings. She has also worked with seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and their families. She continues to enjoy working with both of these populations in therapy. Lolly currently sees individuals, couples, and young adults who are seeking services for a variety of presenting concerns such as anxiety and/or depression Along with this, Lolly sees clients with other concerns such as trauma, grief, life transitions, and autism spectrum disorders.
In her free time, Lolly enjoys baking sweet tweets, spending time with family, kayaking, hiking and golfing. She is an animal lover and enjoys caring for her own pets as well as those of friends and family. Lolly likes a variety of outdoor activities.
Jill Johnson, B.S. Registered Dietician
Jill is a Registered Dietician with 12 years of work experience. She earned a B.S. in Dietetics at the University of Iowa and a B.A. is Sociology at the University of Iowa. She also holds a certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management. Currently, she is enrolled in the Master’s program in educational Leadership at Winona State University. As a dietician, Jill has worked in both clinical and community nutrition with an emphasis in eating disorders, weight management and wellness. As a practitioner, she believes in facilitating behavior change with clients by using motivational interviewing, positive feedback and measurable action steps. Counseling sessions with her are individualized and determined by the client’s needs. Here are some examples of topics that may be covered: Making Healthy Lifestyle Change, Relationship with Food, Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping, Lifestyle and Physical Activity, Journal and Tracking Change, Satiety, Hunger and Fullness.
Some of her hobbies include music and art. She enjoys painting and creating gifts for her family. With two very active, growing boys, much of her free time revolves around following their varied sports and school activities. She also spends time running, hiking and walking her dogs. One of her favorite hobbies is riding English style.