Last updated: 11/12/2019

Susan Kalensky, LPC, NCC, SASA (262) 780-1020 ext. 3
Last Updated: 11/12/2019
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Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:
English

Specialties
Focusing on:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Anger Management Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Depression Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Education/Personal Development Family Issues Gender Identity Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Men's Issues Parenting Issues Runaways Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Stress Suicidal Thoughts Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Adoption/Foster Care Aging Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Factitious Disorders (Munchausen Syndrome) Firesetting Grief/Loss Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Personality Disorders Postpartum Depression Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Self Abuse
Office and Contact Information
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Red Oak Counseling, Ltd
12970 W. Bluemound Road
Suite 200
Elm Grove, WI 53122  
www.redoakcounseling.com
(262) 780-1020 ext. 3

Contact: Susan Kalensky

Office Hours:
Mon8:00am – 8:00pm
Tue9:00am – 8:00pm
Wed9:00am – 8:00pm
Thu9:00am – 8:00pm
Fri9:00am – 5:00pm
SatBy appointment
SunClosed
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 1 Day

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours

Qualifications
Degrees:
MS

Years of Experience: 23

Licensing:
WI - Professional Counselor [3737-125]
WI - Chemical Dependency Professional [15502-131]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Master's level (CADC III)
National Certified Counselor (NCC)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $130
Couples: N/A
Group: $65
Family: $130

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families

Insurance:
Accountable Health Plans of America (AHP) Health Care Network (HCN)
AETNA (Open Choice) Humana (PPO)
Affinity Health System (Network Health Plan PPO) Humana Wisconsin Health Organization Insurance Corporation
Alliance Magellan Behavioral Health
American Behavioral Managed Health Network
APS Healthcare Managed Health Services Insurance Corp. (MHS)
Atrium Health Plan MultiPlan/WPPN's HealthEOS
Beacon Health PHP Insurance Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
Blue Cross Blue Shield United (Compcare Health Services Ins. Corp.) Touchpoint Health Plan
CIGNA HealthCare Touchpoint Health Plan (Touchpoint Preferred)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) TRICARE
Cobalt Corporation (BCBSUW PPO) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
GEHA Health Plan for Federal Employees United Healthcare
Great-West Healthcare United Healthcare
Gundersen Lutheran Health Plan Wisconsin Physicians Service (WPS Preferred Advantage Plus/NCHPP/NCHPP Plus)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) AIDS/HIV+ Biracial Cancer Patients Children of Divorce College Students Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Step Families Suicidal Transgender Twins
Adopted Caregivers Chronic Illness Diabetes Gifted Obese or Overweight
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Advocacy Behavioral Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Contemplative Crisis Intervention Expressive Therapy Holistic Humanistic Long-Term Parent Guidance Prevention Psycho-Educational Psychodrama Psychodynamic Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Systemic
Other theoretical approaches:
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Feminist Focusing Geriatric Consultation
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Individual Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian

Multi-cultural experience:

Professional Associations
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
Groups
Co-Dependency
A Few Topics We will be exploring: boundaries, caretaking, communication, control, denial, manipulation, fear and guilt.
Group Focus: Interpersonal Relationships
Family Dysfunction
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Therapy
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Any
Location: 12970 W. Bluemound Road
Elm Grove, WI 53122
Phone: (262) 780-1020
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 2 weeks on Wednesday

Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Group
Some of the topics that are covered in our groups are: addiction education, family dynamics, addictive patterns, relationships, relapse prevention, compulsive or impulsive behaviors, sobriety as a life style, emotions, minimization and maintenance
Group Focus: Addictions - Alcohol
Addictions - Other Drugs
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Support
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Any
Location: Red Oak Counseling, Ltd
Elm Grove, WI 53122
Phone: (262) 780-1020
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Thursday

Alcohol and Other Drug
Some of the topics that are covered in our groups are: addiction education, family dynamics, addictive patterns, relationships, relapse prevention, compulsive or impulsive behaviors, sobriety as a life style, emotions, minimization and maintenance
Group Focus: Addictions - Other Drugs
Addictions - Alcohol
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Therapy
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Member Gender:
Any
Location: 12790 W. Bluemound Road
Elm Grove, WI 53122
Phone: (262) 780-1020
Meeting Time: Morning
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Tuesday

Alcohol and Other Drug Education Group
Provide education regarding the use and misuse of substances. Learn to make more respondible decisions. Meets requirements for court ordered DUI counseling/treatment
Group Focus: Addictions - Alcohol
Addictions - Other Drugs
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Educational
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Member Gender:
Any
Location: 12790 W. Bluemound Road
Elm Grove, WI 53122
Phone: (262) 780-1020
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Tuesday