Mental Health

Comprehensive behavioral health care services

North Broadway Behavioral Health Clinic

610 N. Broadway,
Green Bay, WI 54303

N.E.W. Behavioral Health Clinic at NWTC

NWTC Medical Clinic in the Health Sciences Building

N.E.W. Community Clinic Behavioral Health and Mental Wellness

N.E.W. Community Clinic offers comprehensive behavioral health care services for individuals 4 years of age and older, who are uninsured, underinsured, or experiencing homelessness. Services include individual outpatient therapy, couples/family therapy, and psychiatric medication management. We also provide outreach mental health services throughout Green Bay, in collaboration with community partners, which include individual therapy and medication management.

Behavioral Health Services

Providing Comprehensive Mental Health Care for North East Wisconsin

N.E.W. Community Clinic behavioral health care providers are trained to evaluate and treat children, adolescents, and adults who are struggling with sadness, anxiety, stress, anger, attention and concentration problems, eating disorders, mood disorders, dementia/cognitive decline due to age, grief, co-occurring substance use, and other problems.

Services Available

  • Outpatient Couples/Family Therapy
  • Outpatient Psychiatric Medication Management
  • Outreach Mental Health Services
  • Outpatient Individual Therapy
  • Outpatient Telemental Health Services
  • Benefits Enrollment
  • Coming Soon: Outpatient Group Therapy

N.E.W. Community Clinic provides services for interpretation and transportation.

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Meet Our Mental Health Care Providers

Katie Patterson

Dr. Katie Patterson

PsyD, LPC, NCC
Director of Behavioral Health Services

Dr. Patterson is a licensed clinical psychologist and earned her Doctor of Psychology degree in Clinical Psychology from California Southern University. She also received her Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University. Dr. Patterson is a trained Brainspotting Practitioner and also uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and person-centered therapy modalities. Dr. Patterson values the use of a multi-modal therapy approach to effectively address the specific needs of each client.

Dr. Patterson is passionate about helping individuals enhance personal well-being and overall mental health. She emphasizes the importance of a collaborative therapeutic relationship to promote change and growth. Dr. Patterson believes that by helping the client identify and process emotional, behavioral, and environmental barriers, the client will learn valuable skills to better cope with life stressors.

Dr. Patterson specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and has experience working with mood disorders, anxiety, depression, trauma, and dual diagnosis. She has experience working in varying levels of care, including PHP, IOP, and outpatient. Dr. Patterson is a member of the National Board of Certified Counselors and currently holds both a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor credential as well. In her free time, she likes to be outdoors, spend time with her dogs, and travel.

Amy Jo Schwarzenbart

Dr. Amy Jo Schwarzenbart

DNP, PMHCNS-BC, PMHFNP-BC, APNP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Dr. Amy Jo is a board certified licensed family psychiatric/mental health advanced practice nurse. She earned her doctorate degree from the University of South Alabama, Masters of Science in nursing from University of South Alabama and University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, also a Masters of Science in counseling from Drake University. Dr. Amy Jo has experience and addresses the needs of the individuals with mental health conditions through collaboration with other professionals and families.

Dr. Amy Jo empowers the individuals with mental health conditions reach their potential in daily life with the use of coping skills, pharmaceutical therapy, and other therapeutic techniques. Dr. Amy Jo and the collaborative team can assist with the identification of life stressors in the environment or health concerns and develop the tools to face the challenges in daily life. She will listen to the individual’s life story to advocate for the best and optimal treatment for individual and his/her life stressors.

Dr. Amy Jo has experience in the outpatient and inpatient treatment facilities in the areas of depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, attention deficit disorder, schizophrenia, sleep disturbance, posttraumatic stress disorder, and substance misuse. Dr. Schwarzenbart is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, traveling, and the arts and crafts.

James Jozwiak

James Jozwiak

MSW, APSW

In-Training Psychotherapist

James Jozwiak is a resident therapist from Foundations Health & Wholeness, who provides services for N.E.W. Community Clinic and the outreach counseling program. He has experience working with a wide variety of complex issues such as Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. He also has a significant amount of experience working with veterans pertaining to issues they face after transitioning into civilian life.

Since everyone has their own struggles and comes to therapy for their own reasons, James believes in utilizing an individually tailored approach when working with clients. He has a calm demeanor and is a great listener, but can also be sarcastic and enjoy using humor to assist clients in feeling more comfortable when talking through difficult issues. He believes in utilizing a collaborative approach to help clients realize their own strengths and worth even when it may be difficult for clients to see these things themselves.

James believes that anyone and everyone can benefit from therapy, no matter how small or big the issues. He helps clients identify issues and develop the skills necessary to work through them and realize their full potential. He utilizes a collaborative approach, and enjoys working with clients to help them find the answers to their own questions as well as assisting them in developing their own strengths to grow and succeed as individuals.

Becca Peeters

Becca Peeters

MSW, APSW

In-Training Psychotherapist

Becca is an in-training psychotherapist at N.E.W. Community Clinic. Becca earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, where she completed her clinical experience practicing psychotherapy at N.E.W. Community Clinic. Becca uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Person Centered Therapy (PCT), Mindfulness, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) with individuals and values the importance of having challenging, yet empowering conversations.

Becca has experience in outpatient treatment, working with mood disorders, anxiety, depression, family relationships, and trauma. Becca specializes in child and adolescents, treating ages 4+. Becca believes it is important to reach individuals at a young age to help them identify unfamiliar emotions and develop skills to enhance the ability to cope with life stressors.

Becca believes that each person has their own strengths and guides individuals to recognize them. In her free time, Becca enjoys spending time with her friends and family, being outside in the sun, and staying active.

Erica Soletski

Erica Soletski

MSW, APSW

In-Training Psychotherapist

Erica Soletski is an In-Training Psychotherapist with N.E.W Community Clinic. She received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and works with clients ages 13 and up. She has experience working with individuals with depression, anxiety, bipolar, PTSD, ADHD, grief, mood disorders, dual diagnosis, cognitive decline due to age, dementia, and Alzheimer’s. Erica strives to create a comfortable, judgement free, and safe environment for you to identify challenges and develop the skills you need to overcome them. She uses a person-centered approach and tailors therapy to each individual she works with to help you meet your specific treatment goals.

Jessica Pech

Jessica Pech

MSN, APNP, PMHNP-BC

Jessica is a board-certified nurse practitioner from Bellin Health and specializes in mental health, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Silver Lake College, her master’s degree in nursing from Marquette University, and her post master’s certification in psychiatric mental health nursing from Alverno College. Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and dogs and being active outdoors hiking and gardening.

Sheli Faust

Sheli Faust

LPC, CSAC, CS-IT

Psychotherapist

Sheli is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor, as well as a Clinical Supervisor in Training. Sheli has her bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s in management and organizational behavior from Silver Lake College in Manitowoc, WI, and a master’s degree from Concordia College in Mequon, WI. Sheli specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Substance Use (CBI-SA), as well as Person Centered Therapy (PCT).

She works with clients who are 8 years and older, individual and groups, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, depression, PTSD/Trauma/EMDR, AODA issues, gambling, sex offenders, juvenile justice, and jail/prison re-entry.

Previous work experience includes The Healing to Wellness Drug Court for adults and adolescents and Gookomis Endaad residential treatment center in Lac Du Flambeau. Sheli has worked outpatient for Ho Chunk Nation Behavioral Health as well as Oneida Behavioral Health, and on the Behavioral Health Unit within Advocate Aurora Medical Center in Sheboygan.

Jess Roby

Jessica Roby

MSN, APNP, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Jessica is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She graduated in 2021 with her master’s degree in nursing from Walden University. In 2010, she received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh where she now has the privilege of teaching nursing students for the past several years. She has experience treating individuals across the life span and is focused on providing quality, individualized care. Throughout her career, Jessica has worked in a variety of healthcare settings including inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, outpatient, long term care, and corrections. She also has experience as a county crisis worker where she responded to mental health crises in the community and area hospitals.

Jessica has a passion for helping others achieve optimum mental health. She has worked with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders, psychotic disorders, and those adjusting with life after incarceration. She believes her own life experiences and faith have taught her how to come along side others in their time of need. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters, 4 cats, dog, 2 guinea pigs, and fish. She also enjoys volunteering at church and EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association), and she loves to travel, especially road trips!

Nhue Vang

Nhue Vang

BA

Behavioral Health Case Manager

Nhue earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin- Green Bay. She double majored in Psychology and Human development with a Minor in Women and Gender Studies. Nhue is a dedicated and highly passionate professional who has worked in the field of human services for over a decade. She is a compassionate care and case manager who has experiences with working with individuals as well as families at-risk in Brown County. Her journey started with working with at-risk students as an afterschool advocate and mentor. She then moved on to be an advocate for the sexual assault center. Shortly after she committed many years to do home visitations with families at risk and now, she is here at N.E.W. Community Clinic devoting her time and efforts to help individuals and families who are underserved and many who are homeless.

This overall exposure has given Nhue the confidence and skills in working with people of different backgrounds and the understanding to individualize and accommodate people’s needs and wants. It has been a focus working with individuals and families to guide and make sure they have the tools to improve different parts of their lives.

Nhue has helped and worked to get people access to physical health and mental health care and by overall working with individuals by being a strong support system and advocate in providing information and making referrals to other community agencies as needed.

In Nhue’s free time, she loves to sing and duet with her son who is on the Autism spectrum and loves to do crafts with her daughter. Nhue enjoys making memories with family and friends.