Beacon Mental Health Resources

Jeff earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in both Psychology and Sociology. In 2005, Jeff graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a Master of Science in Vocational Rehabilitation, concentrating in Rehabilitation Counseling and Vocational Evaluation. In addition to working towards becoming a licensed professional counselor, Jeff is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. 

Jeff has experience working with multiple populations. He has worked with people with various disabilities and mental health needs. He is skilled at working with people with disabilities, parenting and foster parenting support along with play therapy.

When not in the office, Jeff devotes his time to working as a Rehabilitation Specialist with the Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. He and his wife are also licensed foster parents. He is especially knowledgeable about disabilities, behavior modification, parenting and attachment.  In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children.

 

Rebecca earned her Bachelors of Arts from UW-Stout in Psychology with a self determined minor in Marriage and Family Therapy. In 2008, she graduated from Springfield College with a Masters in Science in Counseling Psychology and emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. Rebecca has been practicing since 2008 and has been a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 2010, holding active licensure in Minnesota and Wisconsin. 

Rebecca works with children, couples, families and individuals to address a variety of mental health needs including depression, anxiety, attachment, adoption, disabilities, and trauma. She specializes in EMDR, completing her training through EMDRIA in 2017. 

When not in the office, Rebecca enjoys running, biking, and spending time with her husband and four children. By nature she is an encourager and is eager to help you meet your goals.  

Alexa Peters, MFT Graduate Student Intern

​Colleen received a Bachelors of Science in Psychology at Mankato State University. She continued at Mankato State University and earned a Masters of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling in 1989. Colleen then received a PhD in Rehabilitation (PhD) at Southern Illinois University in 1995. 

Colleen works with people of all ages and stages of life, having experience working with children, couples, families, and individuals. She received a specialization in EMDR, completing her training through EMDRIA in 2017. Although she specializes in EMDR trauma therapy, Colleen also works with mood disorders, behavioral disorders, developmental disabilities, and family systems.

When not at Beacon Mental Health Resources, Colleen is busy working as the program director of Rehabilitation Services at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, spending time with her children and serving in the community. She continues to be a practicing therapist as she believes it is important to remain active in the field and to use her training to benefit her community.

Rebecca Hustad, MS, LMFT

Jeff Lund, MS, RC, LPC-IT

Meet the therapists

Sheridan Guix, MS, LPC

Shae Havner, MS, APSW, LICSW-IT

Dr. Colleen Etzbach, LPC

****** New Address August 1, 2020******    1421 N Broadway Suite 114 ​Menomonie, WI 54751.

Alexa earned her Bachelor of Arts, in 2018, from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Psychology with a minor in Human Development and Family Studies.


She is currently enrolled full time as a graduate student at UW-Stout working towards her Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is also working towards becoming a certified Sex Therapist via the Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT).

Alexa has experience working with children, survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence, families and individuals who experience PTSD, anxiety, depression, suicidality and trauma. She is skilled at holding space for others and bringing clarity to emotionally charged experiences.

In her free time, Alexa spends time painting, creating art, being active, and spending time with her loved ones. She is truly passionate about connecting with others and continuing her learning of differing populations. 

Shae earned her Bachelors in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2006. She graduated from Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, Texas in 2007 with a Masters in Social Work and a concentration in Generalist Practice within a Rural Context. Also in 2007, Shae became a certified Advanced Practice Social Worker within the State of Wisconsin. Her foundation of practice is in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with an emphasis on Control and Systems theories. Shae has been practicing in the local community for over 12 years. 

Shae has experience working with domestic violence programs, family services, and crisis mental health services. She also works with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, boundaries, grief, suicidal tendencies, and family communication. Shae specializes in issues related to poverty and rural cultures. 


In her free time, Shae enjoys baking, random trivia, working out, being outdoors, and spending time with her family, including her corgi mix, Bernie. She is truly passionate about assisting you through your journey and takes an open-minded and non-judgmental approach as she employs creative problem-solving strategies.

Sheridan earned her Bachelors in Social Science with an emphasis in Psychology from University of Wisconsin-Platteville. She went on to complete a Masters in School Counseling and a Masters in Evaluation and Assessment while coaching college basketball. After counseling in an educational setting for 3 years she completed her LPC certification while working with adults in crisis and recovering from immediate trauma. 


Sheridan has extensive experience working with youth and adults seeking crisis mental health services.  She also works with trauma, behavioral disorder, anxiety and overcoming developmental barriers. Some forms of her approach involve: CBT, Play Therapy and humanistic approaches. She is eager to work again with kids in the school and office setting, also to work with families and middle aged adults. 


When out of the office she enjoys working out, reading and spending time with her husband and young daughter. Knowing the sun may disappear during the challenging times in our lives has instilled a passion in Sheridan to help children and their families to look at life in a new light. 


 











Welcome! We are a small group practice with a passion for helping people. 


Our mission: To provide effective, affordable, and personal care.


Finding the office and therapist with the right fit is important for success with your goals. The information below should give you a taste of our culture to help you decide if this office is right for you.


Our phones are staffed part time.

Due to our small and personalized staff it may take a day to return a non-urgent call or e-mail. We will work hard to get back to you and address any questions or concerns.


Insurance coverage and payment plans.

We accept the majority of Medicaid insurance plans and an ever growing number of commercial and EAP's. If your insurance isn't accepted, we try to work personally with you on payment plans and fee schedules.