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Our Team

Five clinicians at Counseling Resources Neuropsychological Associates are Licensed Psychologists, and one is a Licensed Professional Counselor.  This team of providers offers a wide variety of experience and specialties.  

 

Donald L. Mickey, Ph.D. & Clinic Director

Brenda Kepler Leske, Psy.D.

Mary M. Rhoades, Ph.D.

John D. Bayless, Ph.D.

Patricia A. Humphrey Psy.D.

Amanda Donath, LPC

Donald L. Mickey, Ph.D.
Clinic Director
 

Dr. Mickey received his Ph.D. from Illinois Institute of Technology with his dissertation research focusing on intervention for the management of stress in a brain injured population. Dr. Mickey has presented nationally and internationally on the impact of brain injury, including the impact on the family systems, neuropsychological issues, behavioral programming, and personal adjustment issues. He has consulted with various state and federal agencies and has been employed by nationally affiliated brain injury programs. He continues to supervise Ph.D. students training in neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology, and formerly served on the Board of Directors for the Brain Injury Association of Wisconsin. Dr. Mickey is listed in the National Register of Health Care Providers in Psychology and is a Fellow in The National Academy of Neuropsychology.

 

Brenda Kepler Leske, Psy.D.

 


Dr. Leske received her doctorate in child clinical psychology from the Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Leske developed and managed a disability services program for over seven years and has worked directly with individuals having chronic mental illness, learning problems, and various other disabilities since the mid-1980’s. Dr. Leske has experience and training in pediatric and adult neuropsychology, as well as individual, family, and group therapy, including parenting, divorce, social skills/perspective-taking, feelings identification, and anger management group work. Her specialties include comprehensive neuropsychological and psychological assessment, intensive family-based assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with significant behavioral and emotional disorders, treatment of individuals struggling with anxiety problems, mood disorders, behavioral difficulties, learning disorders, attentional problems, attachment disorders, self-esteem issues, autism spectrum disorders, and stress issues. Dr. Leske has extensive experience working with individuals who have disabilities in various educational settings, in particular the post-secondary setting.

Mary M. Rhoades, Ph.D.
 

 

Dr. Rhoades received her Ph.D. from UW Madison in 1993 and has worked as a psychologist for over 20 years. She specializes in family-focused interventions and issues that affect children, adolescents, and young adults. Dr. Rhoades is an expert in intellectual, behavioral, learning, and emotional assessment and intervention and in defining preferred learning styles and processing strengths and weaknesses. She specializes in developmental disabilities, Autism, Asperger’s Disorder, ADHD, as well as issues of organization, time management, study skills, memory, and regulation of moods, arousal, and focus. Dr. Rhoades works with young adults, adults in transition, and adults with disabilities. She is a skilled consultant and liaison to schools, medical providers, and other service providers. She assists clients with Parenting Interventions and concerns related to Divorce, Custody, Family Change, Trauma, Abuse, Neglect, Attachment, Grief/Loss, Life Transition, and GLBT issues. Dr. Rhoades provides comprehensive interventions specific to areas such as Social Skills, Self-Esteem, Positive Coping, Anger Management, Anxiety, and Depression.
 

 
John D. Bayless, Ph.D.
 

John D. Bayless comes to CRNA from the University of Iowa, where he received his Ph.D. and is currently Clinical Professor Emeritus in the Carver College of Medicine and formerly

Co-director of the Clinical Neuropsychology Service in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Bayless has practiced primarily as a clinician and has authored dozens of articles and presentations involving psychiatric disorders, stroke, and brain injury, as well as development of psychological assessment techniques. Continuing on the Board of Editors of the Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, he remains an ad-hoc reviewer for several national and international journals. He was a member of the Iowa Governor’s Advisory Board for Head Injury, and was voted Outstanding Professional (1995) of the Eastern Iowa Chapter of the Brain Injury Association. He is a member of the International Neuropsychological Society, the American Psychological Association and a fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology. He is licensed in Wisconsin and Iowa, and board certified through the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology.
 

 
Patricia Humphrey, Psy.D.
 

Dr. Humphrey received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University.  She is listed in the National Register of Health Care Providers. Dr. Humphrey has experience and training in neuropsychology and various psychiatric disorders in child, adolescent, and adult populations.  Her specialties include comprehensive neuropsychological and psychological assessment, individual and group therapy, and consultation.  Dr. Humphrey has had the opportunity to present on various topics related to brain injury to numerous agencies, employers, and schools.  She has extensive experience with traumatic brain injury, memory impairments, developmental disorders, learning disabilities, anger management, attachment disorders, trauma, anxiety, depression, and behavioral difficulties.  Dr. Humphrey is currently a consultant for Clearview Brain Injury Center where she administers and scores neuropsychological tests, writes diagnostic reports, and provides individual and family therapy addressing traumatic brain injury related issues.

Amanda Donath, LPC

 

Amanda Donath received her Master of Science degree in Rehabilitation Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She also received additional graduate education in Clinical Psychology from the Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology.  Amanda has experience and training with adolescents and adults in a variety of settings, which include community-based settings, vocational situations, as well as both inpatient and outpatient treatment.  Amanda has been providing outpatient therapy for over the past five years, treating adults and adolescents with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma related disorders, traumatic brain injury, learning disabilities, and behavioral difficulties.   Amanda is a trained professional in EMDR therapy which can assist clients with complex and severe trauma, as well as difficult to treat depression and anxiety.  Amanda believes in a holistic approach to assisting her clients on the path to healing, which can include interpersonal therapy, mindfulness strategies, cognitive behavioral treatment, and acceptance and commitment therapy.  Amanda is a Licensed Professional Counselor with the State of Wisconsin and provides outpatient therapy.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, being active, and spending time with her cat.