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Our Team

Kristen Radtke, Owner, Clinic Director, LPC, CMI 

Clear Path is owned and operated by Kristen Radtke. Kristen is a Licensed Professional Counselor and certified meditation instructor who works with adolescents, adults, couples and families. She specializes in treating eating disorders, trauma, and attachment disturbances. For clients, Kristen offers individual and group psychotherapy, meditation instruction, therapeutic movement-based classes, and special events such as workshops and retreats.

In addition to clinical practice, Kristen offers professional services to therapists, group practices, and outpatient treatment programs. These include intake evaluation research, level of care assessments, and program efficacy research. She also works with public and private organizations, community agencies, colleges and universities to deliver customized wellness programs, workshops, and trainings.

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Alane Petrowski, Co-Director of Clinic Operations

Alane is our Co-Director of Clinic Operations at Clear Path and Counseling and Wellness, supports the team with the day to day business management. She comes to us with 15 years of experience in operations management and product engineering of hardware systems.

 

Alane is a passionate long distance hiker and reader.

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Jamie Pekarek Krohn, Senior Psychotherapist, LPC, CYT

Jamie is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Certified Yoga Teacher (CYT-200), holds a certification in Adult Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, and has training in mindfulness meditation and somatic practices. She offers therapy to individuals and couples addressing anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, relational issues, eating disorders, depression, life transitions, parenting, work/life balance, sexuality, and gender, and she is open to exploring whatever is meaningful for you. Jamie has been in practice for over 20 years, spent time directly in community nonprofit work, and offers clinical supervision and peer consultation for therapists and other health and wellness providers.  Her therapeutic approach is collaborative, using aspects of psychodynamic therapy, mindfulness-based therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), internal family systems (IFS), and positive psychology, as well as creative approaches like art, movement, metaphor, and visualization.

 

If you’re curious about becoming a client, the first step is a conversation. Call (608) 293-2184‬, email jamie@clearpathmadison.com , or click the "book now" button to set up a free 20-minute consultation.

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Amber Sebastian, MFT-IT

Amber graduated from the Marriage and Family Therapy program at Edgewood College and has experience working in community mental health.  She works with adolescents, adults, couples, and families, offering support for a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, ADHD, relationship difficulties, life transitions, stress and trauma. She supports folks of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds, gender identities, sexual orientations, and relationship structures.


Amber’s approach to therapy draws upon Buddhist philosophy and the notion that every human being possesses an innate clarity-- an inner "Self" harboring qualities of compassion, courage, wisdom, and loving-kindness. This aligns well with the language of Internal Family Systems therapy and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, the techniques she is training in at Clear Path. She approaches therapy as a collaborative process wherein clients are gently guided inward with compassionate curiosity, engaging in self-exploration that allows clients to tap into their own inner resources and experience healing, insight, and growth. 

 

Amber offers both in-person and virtual therapy sessions, as well as group therapy and workshops. If you’re curious about becoming a client, the first step is a conversation. Call (608) 514-1981‬, email amber@clearpathmadison.com , or click the "book now" button to set up a free 20-minute consultation.

Beth Hopkins, MFT-IT

Beth is a graduate of Edgewood College's Marriage and Family Therapy program. Her goal is to create a warm and welcoming environment that fosters healing, growth and understanding. She takes a systemic lens and a collaborative approach, where the client takes an active role in the treatment process.

 

With Beth, you will identify goals, strengths, and what is meaningful to you. Everyone has their own unique experience and perspective and she will meet you wherever you are on that journey. Beth will tailor treatment to the individual and is committed to providing an inclusive and non-judgmental space for all. 

Beth has experience working with individuals, couples, and families. She has worked with anxiety, life transitions, depression, family and relationship conflict, self-esteem, and trauma. She has completed the Level 1: Gottman Method of Couples Therapy and Complex Trauma Training. 

Beth offers both in-person and virtual therapy sessions. If you’re curious about becoming a client, the first step is a conversation. Call (608)620-3952, email beth@clearpathmadison.com or click the “book now” button to set up a free 20-minute consultation. 

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Karla Angel, Clinical Intern

Karla is passionate about helping people feel confident - in themselves, in their relationships, and in their paths forward.  After working as a confidence coach for 7 years, she enrolled in Edgewood College's Marriage and Family Therapy program so that she could learn the skills to do deeper work with her clients.

 

Karla now works with adults who are experiencing anxiety, depression, burn out, and overwhelm.  She helps couples learn the skills to navigate changes in order to thrive together or, if their future is unclear, decide whether or not to part ways.  She is training in the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy, Internal Family Systems, and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy theories to support holistic healing.

 

Karla offers both in-person and virtual therapy sessions, as well as group therapy and workshops. If you’re curious about becoming a client, the first step is a conversation. Call (608) 616-0138, email karla@clearpathmadison.com or click the "book now" button to set up a free 20-minute consultation.

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Katherine Usher, MFT-IT

Katherine has graduated from the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at Edgewood College. Katherine uses a strengths-based approach to create a non-judgmental and collaborative environment to explore one's current, past, and future goals. She is learning Internal Family Systems Therapy as well as Sensorimotor Psychotherapy to work with adolescents, adults, couples, and families. She has experience working with adolescents, anxiety, divorce, life transitions, and religious or cult trauma. She has completed Level 1 and Level 2 Couples training in the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy.
 
Katherine offers both in-person and virtual therapy sessions, as well as group therapy and workshops. If you’re curious about becoming a client, the first step is a conversation. Call (608) 213-7209, email katherine@clearpathmadison.com, or click the "book now" button to set up a free 20-minute consultation.

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Tori Lewis, Clinical Intern

Tori is currently completing her final year in the Behavioral Health Psychology Program at Carroll University. She works with adolescents, adults of all ages, couples, and elders. Her special interests include life transitions, relationships, self-esteem, body image, and career/academic stress. Tori bases her practice on positive psychology, existentialism, feminist theory, and Gestalt techniques. She is committed to cultivating a comfortable and empowering climate for those she crosses paths with.

 

Tori will encourage you to create your own meaning of life and express your most authentic self. She chooses to focus on who people are, what they have to offer, and their strengths, rather than who they are not. She applauds you for taking this step in your journey and is grateful to be your partner in self-exploration.

 

Tori offers both in-person and virtual therapy sessions, as well as group therapy and workshops. If you’d like to work with Tori, call or text her at (715) 459-1880, email tori@clearpathmadison.com or click the "book now" button to set up a free 20-minute consultation.

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Kristine A Radtke, Service Coordinator, RN, BSN

Kristine, Service Coordinator at Clear Path Counseling and Wellness, helps clients manage appointments, assists with billing, and coordinates client care. Kristine received her B.S. in Nursing from the University of Minnesota. Her nursing experience includes labor and delivery and women’s health care, cardiac intensive care and emergency room nursing. Kristine has also worked in Public Health with a particular interest in HIV prevention. Most recently, Kristine managed a medical acupuncture clinic. She also served a 4-year term on the Statewide Advisory Planning Group for the WI HIV/AIDS Program.

 

Kristine is an avid runner, reader and equestrian. Her dogs, Elsa and Clouseau,  keep her active and happy.

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