Student Health And Counseling Services

Counseling Services Staff

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Mark Huttemier

Personal Counselor/Training Coordinator, MA, LPC, LP (MN):
Mark is a Licensed Psychologist in the state of Minnesota and a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Wisconsin.  He is the Training Coordinator for our UWRF graduate level internships.  He is experienced in individual and group counseling. He specializes in stress, anxiety, depression, and relationship issues. Mark incorporates identity development, positive relationship building, and balanced living to support students in reaching their personal and academic goals while at school.


Jennifer Herink

Personal Counselor, M.S. LPC, CSAC:
Jennifer is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor.  She has experience and training working with trauma issues, chemical dependency, family of origin, depression and anxiety. Jennifer believes in looking at the whole person, mind/body/spirit to help identify each person's true nature. Jennifer is a member of the Veteran Issues Group on campus. Jennifer is credentialed in anger management.

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Jessie Steenblock

Personal Counselor, MA, LPC, LPCC (MN):

Jessie is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Wisconsin and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Minnesota.  She has experience in providing both individual and group counseling with a diverse population.  Jessie believes in meeting individuals where they are at, often using a person-centered and strength-based approach to support students in achieving personal goals.  Her focus is eclectic, including trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship issues and improving self-care habits



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Erin Hangero

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Erin Hangero is a licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) in Minnesota. Erin has competence in treatment skills needed for a full range of students. Her therapeutic approach is psychodynamic in style and she often uses cognitive, motivational, mindfulness, and solution focused techniques, based on the individual needs of the client. Her professional experience encompasses treatment of PTSD, anxiety, depression, and life adjustment difficulties. 

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Elayna Waxse

Personal Counselor


Elayna is on track to be a licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in MN. She uses a down-to-earth approach that values warmth, collaboration, humor and authenticity. Sourcing primarily from cognitive, solution-focused, and mindfulness-based therapies, she has experience working with a range of issues including anxiety, depression, and identity development. She utilizes a multiculturally responsive, body/mind lens that is informed by her background in activism and the performing arts.  


Sonja Johnson

Sonja Johnson

Office Manager


Sonja provides administrative office support to Counseling and Student Health Services,assisting Counselors and Student Health staff in directing students to a variety of resources to help them be their best at UWRF. She enjoys working in an office where she can take part in the common goal of student success.


Contact Us

Student Health and Counseling Services
Student Health Services: 715-425-3293
Counseling Services: 715-425-3884
M-F: 8 am - 4:30 pm
254 Rodli Hall