Therapist Spotlight: Ellen Schnelle, MSW, LSW

Ellen is a psychotherapist at Wildflower. In her clinical practice, Ellen draws on psychodynamic theory, acceptance and commitment therapy, relational therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy. She aims to create a safe and accepting space regardless of identity. Ellen’s clinical interests include anxiety, self-esteem and body image issues, disordered eating, life transitions, relationships, trauma and burnout.…

Therapist Spotlight: Caitlin Lurigio, MSW, LSW

Caitlin is an intake coordinator and psychotherapist at Wildflower. In her clinical practice, Caitlin draws on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Exposure and Response Prevention. Caitlin works with adults, couples, and family structures experiencing body image struggles, life transitions, anxiety, relationship stressors, reproductive health concerns, and depression.…

Therapist Spotlight: Julia Chapman, MSW, LSW

Julia is a psychotherapist at Wildflower. Julia’s clinical areas of specialty include anxiety, depression, suicidality, disordered eating and body image issues, self-harm, relationship issues and boundary setting. She has a particular interest in working with adolescents, young adults, those experiencing life transitions, those experiencing body image struggles, and those who are on a journey through…

Therapist Spotlight: Katherine Lucchesi, MSW

Katherine is a psychotherapist at Wildflower. In her clinical practice, Katherine draws on Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Psychodynamic Theory. Katherine works with adults, couples, and family structures experiencing trauma, anxiety, depression, reproductive health concerns. Katherine also specializes in working with and supporting LGBTQIA2S+ identifying families. She obtained her master’s in…

Therapist Spotlight: Defne Ildiz, MA, LPC

Defne is a psychotherapist at Wildflower. In her clinical practice, Defne draws on Psychodynamic Theory, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Internal Family Systems, and Mindfulness-based approaches. Defne works with adults, couples, and family structures experiencing stressful transitions including the transition to parenthood, infertility and reproductive health issues, anxiety, grief mood disorders, trauma, sexual challenges, and relationship…

Therapist Spotlight: Sean Oakley, MSW, LCSW

Sean is a psychotherapist at Wildflower. In his clinical practice, Sean draws on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and EMDR. Sean works with adolescents, adults, couples, and family structures experiencing stressful transitions including the transition to parenthood, anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, sexual challenges, and relationship issues. Sean has extensive experience…

Therapist Spotlight: Riley Gramza, MA, ALMFT

Riley is a psychotherapist at Wildflower. Riley’s clinical areas of specialty include relationship challenges, depression, anxiety, substance and process addictions, trauma, and grief. As a marriage and family therapist, Riley has a particular interest in working with couples and families. Additionally, Riley is currently pursuing specialized training in perinatal mental health. Riley earned a bachelor’s…

Therapist Spotlight: Julia Howard, LSW, MSW, RYT

Julia is a psychotherapist at Wildflower. Julia’s clinical areas of specialty include anxiety/OCD, high sensitivity, and relationship issues. She has specific interest in working with athletes/former athletes, career issues/burnout, and those who identify as highly sensitive and/or neurodivergent. Additionally, Julia is currently pursuing certification in perinatal mental health. Julia obtained her bachelor’s degree from Lafayette…

Therapist Spotlight: Natasha Slavin, MSW, LSW

Natasha is a psychotherapist at Wildflower. In her clinical work, Natasha draws on psychodynamic theory, relational therapy, narrative therapy, and trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy. She emphasizes emotional safety and collaboration as key components of the therapeutic endeavor. Natasha’s clinical areas of interest include working with queer, trans and gender nonconforming clients, sexuality, trauma, relationships, domestic…

Therapist Spotlight: Anthony Zwaga, LSW

Anthony is a psychotherapist at Wildflower. He completed his Master of Social Work degree with a major in mental and behavioral health and a minor in trauma informed care at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. He has worked with individuals with special needs, individuals experiencing homelessness, convicts, BIPOC population, LGBTQIA population, immigrants, high risk populations, and…