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Therapist in Wisconsin,
Dave Poehlmann, LCSW, CSAC

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Male

Serving: 18-64

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Dave Poehlmann, LCSW, CSAC

Dave is a licensed Psychotherapist and Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor who has been providing counseling to adolescents, adults and families for over 30 years. He earned his master’s degree in clinical social work from Loyola University-Chicago and his undergraduate degree in social work from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dave’s work experience spans from working in residential, inpatient, and outpatient settings with a strong focus in helping clients with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders.

Dave’s therapeutic style is warm, relaxed and facilitative. He believes it is essential to help clients explore their personal strengths and resiliencies while providing them with information to foster development of insight and motivation for personal growth. Dave has an innate ability for working with treatment-reluctant adolescents in building strong rapport and keeping them engaged in the counseling process. He utilizes a variety of therapeutic approaches, including cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational enhancement, behavioral management and integration of self-help recovery constructs. Dave has extensive expertise providing therapy for substance use disorders including chronic opioid use disorder and co-occurring mood disorders including depression, bi-polar disorder and seasonal affective disorder. He also provides therapy for adjustment disorder, stress management, men’s issues, anger management, problem gambling, relational issues and co-dependency.

Treatment Areas

  • Addiction
  • Alcohol & Drug Use Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Men's Issues
  • Personality Disorders
  • Stress/Worry


  • English


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