Our Therapists

Wendy Yurk, MS, LPC

Wendy Yurk
Wendy Yurk, MS, LPC

To help achieve the goals you have in mind, whether you wish to improve the quality of your life or better cope with life’s difficulties, I offer many years of experience and a collaborative, non-judgmental approach.  My orientation is wholistic–mind, body, and spirit–in order to help you with the areas in which you want to focus.  I use a variety of therapeutic techniques, especially those of cognitive-behavioral origin.

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).  My undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, was earned at at Lakeland College in Sheboygan.  I also have a Master of Science degree in educational psychology, with emphases in community counseling and school counseling, from UW–Milwaukee.   I am Wisconsin through and through.

Having worked in a number of settings, including outpatient mental health, university counseling, school counseling, and in-home autism treatment, I have broad experience as a counselor and therapist.  These varied experiences have all enriched my career; however, my heart lies as an outpatient psychotherapMental Health America in Sheboygan Countyist, so this is where I’ll stay.

Maintaining a strong community and professional presence has always been important to me.  I am currently on the Board of Directors and several committees for Mental Health America in Sheboygan County, have been a member of the American Counseling Association since 1988, and actively participate in the Sheboygan County Chamber and the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce.American Counseling Association

On a personal level, balance in my life ensures my own mental health.  Quality relationships with my family and friends, a healthy and active lifestyle, a strong spiritual connection, and a good book reflect my top priorities.  The more of these that I can accomplish in the surroundings of nature, the better!

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Jonathan Tyler, MA, LPC, SAC-IT

Jonathan Tyler, MA, LPC, SAC-IT

Born and raised in Sheboygan the health and vitality of the community and its individuals are important to me.  I studied Sociology at the University of Minnesota where I received a Bachelor of Arts degree.  Upon graduation I returned to Sheboygan and again became active in the community.  Continuing my education at Lakeland College in Sheboygan I earned a Master of Arts degree in Community Counseling and K-12 School Counseling.

My professional focus is helping individuals and families cope with crisis and unmanageable emotions.   I am CAMS trained and have work experience as a crisis counselor and as a psychotherapist on a state licensed behavioral health unit.

Furthering my commitment to the community I am a board member for Mental Health America in Sheboygan County, a representative for the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Committee of Healthy Sheboygan County 2020 and an active member of the nonprofit organization Sheboygan Visual Artists.  I am a member of the American Counseling Association.