Community Providers

Sabish Middle School

100 North Peters Avenue Fond du Lac, WI 54935

Sabish has partnered with Catholic Charities and Rawhide Youth & Family Counseling to provide mental health services.

Raquel Medrano, LPC-IT Therapist/Terapeuta Bilingue – Catholic Charities

Raquel is a bilingual (Spanish) behavioral health therapist at Catholic Charities with an in-training professional counseling license. She received her Bachelor’s degree in psychology and Spanish and her Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a trauma focus in the Counselor Education Program at the University of Wisconsin—Whitewater. Raquel provides accessible, culturally competent, and high quality therapy to individuals, couples, and families between the ages of 7-60+. She has experience providing therapy to individuals with various mental health concerns including; general life stressors, family and social challenges, crisis intervention, mood disorders, trauma, conduct disorders, disordered eating, and psychotic disorders.

Raquel is currently working with clients of low income and homelessness through Catholic Charities and their partnership with the Salvation Army of Sheboygan. She uses a cognitive behavioral therapy approach along with other treatment modalities to accommodate the needs of each individual. Mindfulness, Meditation, and Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) are a few interventions frequently used in session as a means of coping with life stressors and managing symptoms of mental health diagnoses. She is excited to begin working collaboratively with staff, students, and parents at Sabish Middle School!

Kaitlyn Kenealy, MA, LPC – Rawhide Youth & Family Counseling

Kaitlyn is a Licensed Professional Counselor, she holds a Bachelor’s degree in History and Women’s Studies from UW-Stevens Point, a Master’s Degree in Gender and Women’s Studies from the Minnesota State University-Mankato, and a Master’s Degree in Counseling (Community and Mental Health) from Lakeland University.  Kaitlyn has been trained and certified in:  Mental Health First Aid, Trauma Informed Care, Batterers Treatment, EMDR, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Motivational Interviewing.

Kaitlyn works with clients who have a wide variety of mental health concerns. She is experienced in working with children, adolescents, and adults.  She takes a trauma informed approach and has extensive training in the complexities and impacts of trauma. She believes therapy is a collaborative process and uses an interdisciplinary approach to therapy and tailors it to each client’s unique needs. She is EMDR trained and uses this approach to treat patients and help them heal. In practice, she is direct, solution-focused, and passionate in assisting clients to attain their goals.

Candice Kreis, MA, LPC-IT – Rawhide Youth & Family Counseling

Candice is a Licensed Professional Counselor-In Training, she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Management from Concordia University, a Master’s Degree of Arts Degree in Counseling from Lakeland College with a Community Counseling emphasis. Candice has been trained and is certified in: CAMS Framework in Management of Suicide Risk Collaboratively and Safe Environment Education for Community Youth training, and CPT.

Candice has psychotherapy experience with individuals, families and couples with a wide variety of mental health concerns. She believes in engaging her clients where they are and working with them as they grow to find their voice and become self-empowered in an environment centered on integrity and trust. You will experience her unique passion as she uses her creative, collaborative approach to develop an exclusive and adjustable plan that fits you on your journey. Candice works in the Fond du Lac area.