Parkside Elementary School

475 West Arndt Street Fond du Lac, WI 54935
(920) 929-2840

Parkside has partnered with SSM Health and Church Health Services to provide mental health services.

Danielle Falesnik – SSM Health

Danielle is a registered art therapist and licensed professional counselor with a substance abuse specialty. Danielle graduated from Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, WI with a Masters of Science in Art Therapy with a concentration in Community Counseling. Danielle works with all ages, providing mental health and substance abuse counseling, using both traditional talk therapy approaches, as well as expressive therapy techniques including, but not limited to, art therapy. Danielle treats all mental health and substance abuse disorders and specializes in trauma-related disorders and LGBTQ-related concerns. Danielle uses a variety of evidence-based therapeutic techniques and will work to find the best-matched treatment based on unique concerns and preferences to provide the most client-centered experience possible. 

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Keziah Love, LPC-IT – SSM Health

Keziah is a psychotherapist with Agnesian HealthCare’s Doll & Associates. She enjoys strengthening clients while instilling confidence and hope as clients achieve their goals. Keziah loves working with adults, pre-teens, and families. Keziah’s therapeutic approach involves recognizing one’s own strengths and believes that counseling is the road that leads to growth and healing. Her area of focus is in trauma and crisis, and those who present with low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, PTSD, suicidal ideation, and struggles with relationship dynamics. Keziah believes that a person’s greatest witness is their own testimony. Keziah shares her expertise on childhood trauma, adverse childhood experiences-(ACEs), overcoming adversity, mental health, abuse, family violence, and connecting with the human spirit. Keziah uses poetry as an art form, in hopes that molding words into rhymes brings healing, strength, courage, empowerment, new outlook, new perspectives, and change.

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Cassandra Heideman, MA, LPC-IT, SAC – Church Health Services, Inc.

Cassandra is a Licensed Professional Counselor- In Training and a Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor. She obtained her Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Counseling from Lakeland University. Prior to starting her counseling career, she worked with adult clients working through addiction as well as she was a case manager for children and youth at a residential treatment center, group home, and through the CCS program. 

Cassandra has experience working with adults, children, youth, and teenagers who are faced with challenges such as anxiety, depression, anger management, trauma, behavioral challenges, self-esteem, conduct challenges, suicidal ideations and self-harm behavior, addictions, and co-occurring challenges.

Cassandra uses solution-focused, strengths based, person-centered approaches as well as a trauma-informed lens while working with clients. Her main theoretical approaches used are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Play Therapy to help clients move from where they are to the place they want to be.

“In my world, there are no bad kids, just impressionable, conflicted young people wrestling with emotions and impulses, trying to communicate their feelings and needs the only way they know how.” Janet Lansb

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