Come As You Are & Leave A Better You!
Linda Stoffle MS-Child Development , MS, LPC-IT, Reiki Master
Linda holds a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood and Kindergarten education, and a Masters Degree in Child Development and Community Counseling. She is a licensed teacher, Reiki Master, as well as a LPC-IT. She has a diverse background, focused on children and families, which she is able to apply and use in the clinical setting. Linda provides telehealth counseling through our HIPAA compliant platform, Doxy.me.
Her past experiences include being an Early Childhood & Kindergarten teacher, toy store owner, Day Care Licensing, Parent Educator, as well as a Head Start & Social Services Coordinator. Linda holds a certificate in Reiki Master which she is able to incorporate into her current role as therapist.
Linda’s focus centers on holistic healing as well as Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Gestalt, Behavior Modification, Psychodynamics, Existential Therapy and the use of Children’s Play Therapy as a means of assessment and treatment of children. She has a passion for serving and loves to work with both children and adults.
Christine Nicklaus MS, MS-Ed, NCC, LPC (WI & MI)
Owner of Nicklaus Counseling Center, S.C. She is a national certified counselor (NCC) and a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the states of Wisconsin and Michigan. Christine earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from UW Oshkosh. Christine also holds dual Masters degrees: Master of Science in Education (MS-Ed) for School Counseling (K-12) and Master of Science (MS) in Professional Counseling both from Concordia University of Mequon, WI. Christine has a diverse background of experience in education, crisis intervention/prevention, and public speaking which she brings into the clinical setting. She utilizes an eclectic array of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapies, Reality Therapies, among others.
Christine is a Vice-Chair of the Youth Workgroup and member of the Executive Committee of Communities That Care of Marinette and Menominee Counties, Advisory Council Member of the LGBT Center, N.E.W. HOPE Coalition Member, Prevention Task Force Group Member (N.E.W. HOPE Coalition), and Human Services Advisory Board Member (NWTC).
Christine and her family are Marinette, WI natives, which strengthens her commitment to help the hurting in the community she has always called "home". Being active on various mental health providers' networks and advisory councils fosters her belief in the importance of supporting and giving back to the the community. Christine is also the founder and president of HOPE Seminars that provides education, advocacy, and awareness about the issues of mental health and addiction throughout the midwest.
Christine believes passionately in each individual's ability to achieve their own potential throughout the therapeutic process! She will believe in you until you are able to believe in yourself.
Megan Nemetz, MS, LPC
Megan earned her bachelor’s degree at Central Michigan University in Child Development with minors in Family Studies and Leadership. She completed her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at UW-Stout the summer of 2020. Megan is employed full-time with the Menominee County Intermediate School District as a 31n provider for Blesch Middle School. She also provides part-time clinical outpatient counseling with our Nicklaus Counseling Center, S.C. team.
Megan’s primary focus is to work with youth and their families, as well as younger adults. With past employment at a crisis agency and a psychiatric hospital, she has a huge heart for suicide prevention/intervention and is passionate about trauma-based treatment.
Megan strives to make therapy enjoyable by focusing on autonomy by finding a technique that is effective for each individual client. She utilizes techniques from Play Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Expressive Therapies, as well as many others. Having a trauma focused mindset, she is cognizant of both what types of traumas are present and also the impact it is having on her clients and their families.
As a born and raised Yooper from across the river in Menominee, MI, she is thrilled to be an advocate for mental health in the community!
Ivy Sutek BS, SAC
Ivy is an Addiction Counselor that earned her bachelor’s in Psychology at the University of Green Bay, and Substance Abuse Counselor certificate in the University of Wisconsin System. She has served clients from the Marinette, WI and Menominee, MI area for the past three years after completing her internship at Nicklaus Counseling Center, S.C. in 2019.
As an enthusiastic recovery advocate and ally, her approach to counseling is client-centered and genuine. Ivy strives to provide counseling that not only addresses substance use, but the healing and growth of each individual. Counseling can be a valuable tool for individuals who are struggling with addiction. Each of Ivy’s clients’ experiences are unique and she is known to be a good listener with a non-judgmental approach. Her goal is to assist and support clients in improving their quality of life and navigating challenges.
Ivy has lived and worked in the local community her entire life, and is passionate about expanding services that are accessible to all. Local resources and connection with the community are one of her specialties, and she feels that physical, mental, and spiritual wellness are all important components to whole-life recovery. With many friends and family in recovery from addiction, she believes that recovery is possible.
Take the next step and contact Nicklaus Counseling Center to connect with Ivy to discuss what you need for your recovery journey.
Nicklaus Counseling Center, S.C. is a family owned business offering psychotherapy services to individuals, couples, and families for the Marinette/Menominee and surrounding communities. Our experienced NCC team is dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment for healing, growth, and recovery for individuals and families. We understand and respect our clients' individuality and unique culture, family, values, beliefs, and personal identity. Through our work, we aim to assist clients in breaking old patterns and overcoming challenges, allowing them to further their personal growth and explore future goals. We meet our clients where they are at and empower them to move forward at the speed and path with which they feel most comfortable. We will not walk before you, nor behind you; but will walk along side you as you begin a new journey toward greater healing, growth, and recovery.
To begin your journey today, please text: (715) 732-6868. Your courageous first step is only one phone call away.