Behavioral Health Clinic
(Mental Health & Substance Abuse Treatment)
4404 State Road 70, Webster, WI 54893
Phone: 715-349-8554 x5264 or 1-877-455-1901 x 5264 Fax: 715-349-8528
Appointments: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Telehealth Available
The St. Croix Tribal Behavioral Health Clinic is an outpatient mental health and substance use treatment clinic certified by the State of Wisconsin. We integrate our culturally-informed understanding of the person within the family and community with the use of evidence-based therapy practices. Our licensed clinicians are experienced in treating both mental health and substance use issues. Our interdisciplinary care team consists of licensed clinicians and supervisors in the fields of clinical social work, professional counseling, psychology, psychiatry, and addictions.
Our Mission is to assist the St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin by promoting and achieving lifestyles and communities that are safe, sober, and healthy by identifying and building on the strengths of individuals and communities and by encouraging hope for the next seven generations.
Integrated Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment
With addiction or mental health issues, it is important to take a holistic approach to treat the whole person. Our providers focus on helping community members re-establish balance in their lives. We will work with you to identify your personal strengths and resiliency to overcome obstacles that interfere with a healthy, productive life. We take an integrated, relational approach to recovery, addressing any co-occurring addiction and mental health issues at the same time.
Services Offered & Skills Developed:
- Mental Health or Substance Use Assessments (not OWI Assessments)
- Mental Health Psychotherapy & Substance Use Counseling or Integrated Therapy for Adults
- Child Therapy (ages 5 and up)
- Group Therapy
- Family Therapy
- Coordination with Medication Management & Medication-Assisted Treatment Services (including Vivitrol / Naltrexone for Opioid and Alcohol Use)
- Referrals to higher level-of-care, such as inpatient, when necessary
- Telehealth Sessions Available
- Narcan Trainings
- Communication Skills
- Coping Skills
- Relapse Prevention
- Parenting Skills
- Problem Solving & Conflict Resolution Skills
“The Great Spirit did not put our people on this island so we could suffer. We are here to live and to learn by our mistakes and this is good.”
– Mille Lacs Ojibwe Elder
Ana Winton, Behavioral Health Director / Clinician
Kristie Hills, MA, MS, LPCC, LPC, ICS Human Services Director / Clinician
Alysia Smith, Behavioral Health Clinician
Sharálaneé Staples-Skinaway, Behavioral Health Case Manager / Peer Specialist
715-645-9515 (work cell)
Marisa Churchill, Behavioral Health Reception/Scheduling
Brendan McIntyre, Tribal Opioid Response Project Director / Case Manager
Behavioral Health Clinicians
St. Croix Tribal Behavioral Health Clinic is a tribally operated, integrated outpatient substance use and mental health treatment clinic certified by the State of Wisconsin. Our experienced providers take an integrated, relational approach to recovery, addressing any co-occurring addiction and mental health issues at the same time.
Meet the Clinicians and Case Managers
Alysia Smith, MA-HSC, LPC, NCC (Clinician)
Special Interests: Integrative care between mental, physical, and spiritual health to address trauma and addiction; effects of trauma on neurodevelopment; animal-assisted therapy such as equine therapy, emotional support animals and therapy animals; Veterans, especially Women Veterans; and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
- Licensed Professional Counseling (LPC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC)
- Master of Arts Professional Counseling (CACREP), Liberty University
- Master of Arts Human Services Counseling: Addiction and Recovery, Liberty University
- Graduate Certificate in Military Resilience, Liberty University
Alysia has at least 6 years of experience in the mental health field, working with individuals with chronic mental health issues and addiction issues. She has had a lifelong passion for helping people, from the time she served in the Army as a combat medic, to helping those experiencing a mental health crisis. She has a passion for using Equine Supported Activities to help military Veterans and families. Alysia has developed a mindfulness approach to counseling. She is currently working on her PhD in Developmental Psychology, with emphasis on the effects of trauma in neurodevelopment.
Ana Winton, MSW, LCSW (Director, Clinician)
Special Interests: Growth and empowerment; helping others to heal from trauma; mindfulness; communication and strengthening relationships; values-driven decision making; parenting skills; social justice; authenticity; family therapy; working with women and young children.
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker with Substance Use Disorder Treatment Specialty
- Master of Social Work, University of Wisconsin – Madison
- Specialized Training in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) Trauma Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT); Child-Focused Play Therapy, and Duluth Model Domestic Abuse Intervention.
- National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Member
Ana has more than 11 years of experience providing mental health and addiction treatment services in outpatient settings and community programs. She is skilled in working with individuals who have experienced trauma and children as young as four years. She uses a compassionate, strength-based approach to empower clients to move toward greater health, effectiveness, and life satisfaction. Ana enjoys time with family, friends and pets, beach days at Lake Superior and hiking in the woods, fashion design, and reading.
Kristie Hills, MA, MS, LPCC, LPC, ICS (Director of Human Services, Clinician)
Special Interests: Attachment style, person centered, growth through experience, healing trauma, relationship-oriented therapy, Circle of Security Parenting Training, Sandtray Therapy, EMDR, EFT, working with all ages across the life span, psychometric testing and assessment.
- Licensed Professional Counselor (WI)
- Independent Clinical Supervisor (WI)
- Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (MN)
- Masters of Clinical Psychology – Fielding Graduate University; Master of Developmental Psychology – Walden University
- Specialized training includes: Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Circle of Security Parenting Training, and Adult Attachment Interview.
Kristie has 10 years of experience providing mental health services in the community, residential, day treatment, and outpatient settings. She has worked with clients across the life span helping to guide individuals through their healing from trauma, addiction, grief, and other mental health diagnoses. She has experience working with young children (age 3 years +) diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in a day treatment setting and children as young as 5 years in a residential setting. She has also worked with adults in a community setting as well as outpatient therapy. She has developed skills in teaching parenting skills and using a person centered, strengths-based approach to therapy to all her clients to be in charge of their journey through healing. She is currently completing her dissertation for her doctorate in Developmental Psychology. Kristie enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and pet rabbit Remus Lupine. She is an avid Harry Potter fan and love crafting and listening to music and podcasts.
Brendan McIntyre (Tribal Opioid Response Project Director / Case Manager)
Special Interests: Suicide prevention, coordination of substance use treatment, prevention through culture, community collaboration.
- Bachelor of Science – Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Platteville
- Certified Behavioral Health Case Manager II (Oklahoma Dept. of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services)
- Certified Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention (QPR) trainer, Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) Case manager, Fatherhood is Sacred, Motherhood is Sacred Native Parenting Class (FIS/MIS) Instructor.
Brendan has over eight years of experience working with individuals with severe mental illness and substance abuse issues. He joins us from Oklahoma, where he previously worked with native youth and families to prevent suicide and substance abuse throughout the state in his role with the Absentee Shawnee Tribe. He has also worked as a behavioral health case manager, providing community referrals and employment assistance to those in need. In Brendan’s free time, he enjoys running, listening to audiobooks, and taking care of his nine pets at home.