CSAC, ICS - Founder, Co-DirectorShelly Dutch has been dedicating her life work to young people and their families for almost 30 years. She has received numerous awards and recognition for her dedication to the alcohol and drug problem in our society. She is certified at both the state and national levels, and emphasizes mentoring and service as the key to recovery...
LPC, CSAC, ICS, Co-DirectorKrystle is currently working as a licensed mental health counselor, substance abuse counselor and co-assistant clinic director and manages Connections UW affiliated programs. Krystle brings a vast experience working with teens and adults struggling with a wide range of mental health and substance use concerns. From a holistic and person-centered approach, Krystle recognizes barriers that may be present when counseling individuals from diverse backgrounds. She believes it is within the context of a person-to-person connection that each client experiences growth. Krystle is a EMDRIA trained and active EMDR practitioner.
Medical DirectorDr Todd Kammerzelt is ABPN board certified in both psychiatry and addiction medicine. Dr Kammerzelt brings tremendous experience treating mental health concerns, substance use and co-occurring disorders. Dr Kammerzelt received education and training at Tulane University, Columbia University and UW Madison School of Medicine and Public Health including an Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at UW School Read More
CSAC, ICS, Asst DirectorRob brings a depth of experience and compassion working with individuals who suffer from substance use disorders. Rob is recently relocated from the Milwaukee area where he provided clinical leadership, quality assurance management and MAT clinical support to local programs. Rob is trained brain spotting practitioner. Rob has provided valuable community support to various substance Read More
MA, MA, LPC, SAC, CCTP, Clinical SupervisorFrederick Harris has over 15 years in the field of behavioral health. His journey started working in the criminal justice system; where he served a diverse population comprised of substance abuse, mental health, homelessness, transitions, family dynamics, and criminal behavior. He has had great opportunities to develop restorative and rehabilitation programs, managed in-patient, and outpatient Read More
Business DirectorChuck is responsible for Connections non-clinical business activities. Chuck brings decades of corporate experience with a strong personal understanding and compassion for the importance of what we do for the patients Connections serves and their families. Chuck also serves on the Recovery Foundation board of Directors.
Office ManagerAshley supervises office operations and administrative staff and sits on the clinic leadership team. Ashley brings caring, compassion and competence to the challenges of medical billing, scheduling and staffing.
MA, LPC, CSACTim has worked in the field of substance abuse/mental health for 16+ years in inpatient, outpatient, residential and correctional settings. He believes people know what they need to do to become healthy, however need assistance through positive relationships.
MA, LPC, CSACCory works primarily with teens and young adults through the process of change. He believes in the strength of individuals, but also in the power of group thoughts as a means of transformation. He is also a musician who performs in a successful band, which has received recognition in Rolling Stone Magazine, and has toured nationally.
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