Clinicians

Affiliated Wellness Group Clinical Staff
Jennifer Jones MS, LPC, CSAT,CCP, EMDR TRAINER Master Reiki Practitioner

Jennifer Jones is a licensed psychotherapist, in the mental health field since 1995. She is a certified EMDR therapist, EMDR consultant, EMDR HAP facilitator and EMDRIA approved trainer. Jennifer is cross trained in holistic treatment and incorporates mindfulness, meditation, breath work & spirituality for a high level of well-rounded individual attunement. She specializes in children with RAD, ADHD, PTSD, sensory issues, behavior problems, adoption & attachment as well as complex trauma. Other specialties include: treatment of sex addiction including pornography & video game addiction, other process addictions such as spending, shopping, exercise, food, love & relationships & fetishes. She is the only EMDR trainer cross trained as a CSAT. Additional expertise is on men’s issues, spirituality conflicts, and LGBTQ focus.Jennifer has been utilizing EMDR since 2002. Her extensive experience began with in-home therapy of children involved in CPS and foster care due to abuse and neglect. This involved all forms of abuse, including emotional, physical and sexual as well as working with the parents to improve attachment and healing. Jennifer specializes in treating children ages three and up, understanding developmental needs of children and providing innovative Techniques/Skills Training for PARENTS. Current work is providing trauma healing intensives and global humanitarian work as a trauma specialist with Be the Change Global Wellness nonprofit. EMDRIA awarded Jennifer the 2016 EMDR Advocacy Award for her significant contribution of commitment & dedication to EMDR. Jennifer is also a Certified Colorpuncture Practitioner and a Master Reiki Practitioner. Jennifer is also trained in Past Life Regression Therapy. Jennifer strives to achieve the optimum care towards patient wellness.



Peggy Nies Scargall, MSW,LCSW,SAC, RT, CCP

Peggy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and AODA counselor and a Certified EMDR therapist and consultant in training.She has been in the mental health field since 1985. Peggy specializations include those suffering from trauma, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, gambling issues, grief and loss and cognitive decline.Peggy works with a variety of age groups from adolescents to older adults. She has been featured through multiple types of media for her expertise with eating disorders. Peggy has facilitated workshops in Experiential Therapy as a treatment modality. She has developed and directed programs in hospital, residential and outpatient settings for multiple agencies and organizations. This includes her administrative and clinical work at a nationally renowned eating disorder center.Peggy is also trained in past life regression therapy and Esogetic Colorpuncture.

Joelle Ottoson, MSW, LCSW,ICS, CSAC, CCP, RYT200

Joelle is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor and Independent Clinical Supervisor. Joelle is a Certified EMDR therapist and EMDR Consultant in training. Joelle has been working in the mental health and substance abuse field since 1991. She has also received training in smoking cessation. She is a member of NASW and EMDRIA. Joelle has been involved in research on relapse of substance abuse, smoking, and research on AODA treatment for pregnant women. Her experience includes working with children, adolescents and adults. Joelle enjoys helping couples and families strengthen their relationships using innovative techniques that have long term effects. She works extensively with teens and adults with substance abuse and co-occurring mental health issues such as: post traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, phobias, adjustment disorders and attention/hyper activity disorder. Long term benefits are achieved by exploring the root cause of issues. Lessening symptoms is achieved when past trauma and stress is cleared at the cellular level using techniques based in neuroscience such as EMDR, mindfulness, relaxation breathing and Esogetic Colorpuncture. This allows the person to find their inner strength and true spirit to move forward on their life path. Joelle is also a 200RYT certified Yoga Instructor. Joelle is also trained in past life regression therapy. Joelle is also a Certified Esogetic Colorpuncture Practitioner. Joelle is committed to continuing education in the effects of trauma on the mind body and spirit.

Pamela Schmidt-Peckham, MSW,CAPSW,SAC, CSAT, CCP

Pamela is a certified advanced practice Social Worker, working in the mental health field since 1994. She is also a certified AODA counselor, and a Certified EMDR therapist and Consultant in training. She is a member of NASW and EMDRIA. Pam provides individual and group therapy. She specializes in treating people with eating disorders and she has extensive training at one of the nation renowned eating disorder centers. She has extensive experience with trauma survivors and dual diagnosis clients. Pam has also been trained in sex addictions and specialized in assessment for process addictions. Pam has provided community in-services for schools, hospitals and television news. Pam believes helping her clients access their own emotional and spiritual beliefs will help them to maximize personal growth.Pamela is also trained in past life regression therapy and is also a Certified Colorpuncture Practioner.



Kristen Lauder MSW, LCSW

Kristen Lauder is a licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing since 1999. Kristen is also a certified EMDR therapist and is a member of EMDRIA and NASW. Kristen specializes in the treatment of trauma in children, beginning at age three, as well adolescents and adults. She believes in the importance of family involvement in the treatment of all children. She is a kind and genuine clinician who has the ability to attune with her clients and to teach this essential skill to others.In addition to trauma and abuse, Kristen also expertise in treating anxiety,depression, relational conflicts, adoption issues, and grief. Kristen is a Certified Esogetic Colorpuncture Practioner.

Jennifer Bosch, MSW, LCSW

Jennifer Bosch is a Licensed Psychotherapist and has been in the mental health field since 2003. She is certified in EMDR therapy and a consultant in training, she is a member of both the Association for Play Therapy (APT) and National Association of Social Workers (NASW). Jennifer specializes in play therapy techniques, which utilize a child’s natural ability to express, process, and learn through play. Her focus is in childhood issues, including cognitive, emotional, and behavioral difficulties that interfere with a child’s normal development and functioning. In addition to providing individual and family therapy, she has developed and run a group therapy program aimed at assisting children and adolescents with improving social competence, their problem solving and emotional management skills, and with enhancing their self esteem. She has experience working with children displaying symptoms of anxiety, depression, impulsivity, attention deficits, aggression, and children who have been subjected to physical/sexual abuse, neglect, and other traumas. Jennifer specializes in providing therapeutic services for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Jennifer is a Certified Esogetic Colorpuncture Practioner.



Heather Nagel, MSW, LCSW

Heather is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker trained in EMDR who works with all ages of adults, couples and adolescents. She specializes in treating people with anxiety, depression, trauma, and obsessive compulsive disorder and had extensive training in this area at one of the nation’s renowned OCD centers. She also has experience working with couples and families to improve communication and overall functioning for more effective relationships. Heather enjoys empowering her clients to see their own strengths, build on their own skills to grow and feel more confident from within. Heather is a Certified Esogetic Colorpuncture Practioner.

Jodi Anderson, LPC, NCC

Jodi is a Licensed Psychotherapist, Nationally Certified Counselor and is trained in EMDR therapy.She has experience and training in working with individuals, families and diverse populations; including adults, adolescents and children. Jodi has expertise in treating those who have been subjected to physical, sexual abuse, and other traumatic experiences, depression, anxiety, grief and loss and significant life change. Jodi strives to provide a safe, empathic and non-judgmental environment for her patients to grow in wellness.

Megan J. Driscoll MS, RD, CD A registered dietitian and psychotherapist, Megan Driscoll specializes in research based weight management, chronic disease prevention and health promotion using a health at every size and non-diet approach. Megan Driscoll graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2008 with undergraduate degrees in Dietetics and Psychology. Megan completed her Dietetic Internship at Mount Mary College in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Megan then went on to complete her Master’s degree in Educational Psychology, with an emphasis on community counseling, at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2011. She currently works as a registered dietitian and program psychotherapist at Aurora Psychiatric Hospital on the inpatient eating disorder unit and is the primary dietitian for their Eating Disorder Intensive Outpatient program. She also provides outpatient nutrition counseling through Shorewood Counseling Associates in Shorewood, Wisconsin on Milwaukee’s north east side