Carey Molinski, MA, LPC, NCC
Mental Health Therapist
Carey Molinski, MA, LPC, NCC is a Catalpa mental health therapist who provides school-based mental health services through the United Way PATH program and mental health services to youth attending the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh. She has a passion for providing services for individuals with anxiety and depression disorders, self-harming behaviors, suicidal ideology, trauma and complex trauma, autism, and unique challenges faced by people with disabilities.
Carey has experience with individuals from a variety of populations including: incarcerated adults, adjudicated adolescents, youth in out-of-home placements, youth in adoptive or kinship care, and youth with dual diagnosis substance use and mental health disorders. Her therapeutic approach centers around Cognitive Behavioral and Existential theoretical foundations. She provides individualized approaches and prides herself in thinking outside-the-box.
Carey earned her Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University, which included additional elective coursework beyond degree requirements and a doctoral-level course on addiction and substance use. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Speech Communication from Ripon College. She has also completed additional training and supervision requirements for providing Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and is in the final phases of becoming nationally certified in this modality. TF-CBT is an evidence-based treatment model for trauma in youth ages 2-18. Carey is a Licensed Professional Counselor by the State of Wisconsin and is recognized as a Nationally Certified Counselor by the National Board of Certified Counselors.
Outside of work, Carey enjoys spending time with her daughters, painting and other art projects, reading, spending time with horses, and traveling.