Physicians

Barbara Hale-Richlen, M.D., D.F.A.P.A.

Medical Doctor

Board Certified Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist

Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association

Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

​Pharmacotherapy, PANDAS/PANS, Individual, Family, Couples and Play Therapy

 

Dr. Hale-Richlen enjoys working with patients of all ages and has additional training to specialize in the treatment of children and adolescents.  She is comfortable treating a variety of issues such as eating disorders, pregnancy and post-partum depression, anxiety, depression, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, OCD, Tourette's Disorder, PANDAS/PANS, as well as many others. She serves on the Medical Clinical Advisory Board for The PANDAS Network, an organization of doctors, researchers and scientists dedicated to improving the diagnosis and treatment of children with PANDAS. 

Dr. Hale-Richlen treats many patients with complex medical issues such as autoimmune conditions, seizure disorders, migraines, POTS, diabetes and cancer.  She works hard to communicate with the other medical professionals involved in her patients care to ensure the best prognosis. 

Dr. Hale-Richlen is also a skilled therapist.  She understands that therapy, either alone or with medication management, plays an important role in her patients treatment plan.  She practices individual, family, couples and play therapy.  Utilizing a variety of therapeutic approaches helps Dr. Hale-Richlen's patients reach their goals more quickly.

Dr. Hale-Richlen is also very active in professional organizations. She's served on the Executive Committee of the Wisconsin Psychiatric Association for many years, she's been active in the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP) for over twelve years, she serves as a mentor and community supervisor for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship program at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. She is also an active member of the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Wisconsin Medical Society. 

 

She has earned Distinguished Fellow status in the American Psychiatric Association and she is a Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

 

Therapists

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Lisa Johnson MSW, LCSW

Master's Degree in Social Work and Licensed Clinical Social Worker 

Individual therapy, Group Therapy, Play Therapy and Family Therapy

 

Lisa has experience and enjoys working with children and families of all ages. She specializes in the areas of depression, anxiety, family conflict, adjustment issues, and ADHD, 

Lisa is friendly and supportive in the therapeutic setting which helps clients feel comfortable with Lisa from the start. She believes on building from clients strengths to empower and elicit positive change . She specializes in providing Cognitive behavioral and solution focused therapy.

 

Lisa has extensive experience with her background working for Wraparound Milwaukee and Ascension in the Emergency room and outpatient setting. 

 

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Rebekah Reitz MSW, LCSW

Master’s Degree in Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Individual Therapy, Group Therapy, Couples Therapy and Family Therapy

 

Bekah enjoys working with adolescents and adults. She has historically worked with adult, high risk offenders. She has expertise in motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy.

 

Additionally, in her previous work, she became well-versed in trauma therapy and learned about the impacts trauma has on an individual. Due to this, she is very passionate about trauma-informed care and brings this knowledge into her work with patients to create a safe space to share.

 

Bekah is trained in trauma therapy, including cognitive processing therapy and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR). Bekah’s therapy style helps patients feel safe and comfortable to share their experience.