Our Clinical Team

From psychiatrists, to marriage and family therapists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors and AODA specialists, MCA's team of clinicians are experienced and trained in a wealth of interventions and approaches that will be able to help you address your needs, the needs of your family or someone you care for.  

Our experienced clinicians offer a wide spectrum of clinical approaches and specialties to meet your needs. Our services are tailored for you personally and are delivered in a safe, confidential and comfortable environment.  Whether you are looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, we look forward to working with you to achieve your goals.

MCA's commitment to doing compassionate and caring work is consistent with our mission of ensuring that our work is respectful, qualified, competent and adheres to the highest professional standards of ethical and effective practice.  And we're proud to say that this is a commitment that we've been able to meet and exceed since the creation of MCA in 1993.  Please check out our clinician's bio pages to learn more about our clinical team and to see who will work best to help you get through to a better you. 

Jeffrey Taxman, M.D., Psychiatrist and Medical Director

A practicing psychiatrist and trained psychoanalyst with over 35 years experience across Wisconsin and the nation, Dr. Taxman has a breadth of experience academically, clinically and medically that strengthens MCA and expands its reach to positively impact the community of Mequon and beyond.

Christina Keppel, MD

Christina Keppel, MD, is committed to the treatment of the whole patient by means of psychotherapy and medication management. She is a board-certified community psychiatrist with extensive activity in private inpatient and outpatient settings and serves a broad spectrum of adult patients in clinical practice. She has more than 25 years of experience providing psychiatric services within the Milwaukee and Mequon communities.

Dennis Anderson, CADC III, LCSW

His specialty is in the arena of treating individuals and families with substance abuse issues. In addition, to this he facilitates groups for adolescent substance abusers, as well as women and men with substance abuse issues and the partners of and adult children of substance abusers.

Fran Arbetter, LCSW

Ms. Arbetter has over 30 years experience as a psychotherapist, family educator, and consultant to schools and agencies. Her areas of clinical interest are in child and adolescent treatment, , women's issues, depression, anxiety, parenting issues, couples issues, divorce and divorce recovery, and domestic, sexual and physical abuse.

Judy Jenkins, LCSW

Judy has been practicing psychotherapy for over 20 years. Her practice is built on the belief that all individuals possess inherent strengths. She is committed to supporting individuals as they access those strengths while working through difficult issues and challenging times.

Eric Weiner, PhD, LMFT, LCSW

He works with individuals, couples, and families with issues of chronic illness, general medical health, anxiety and depression. He has a specialized interest in heart disease and cancer and how it affects the patient as well as other family members. His work has also grown to encompass the psychological and relationship issues associated with family wealth and long term estate planning.

Michael Woyach, LCSW, LMFT

His clinical areas of expertise are in the treatment of mood disorders (anxiety and depression) in adults and older adolescents. He also treats victims of trauma, especially service related trauma, and their families. Michael is well known for his work with perpetrators of violence, and he treatment of the effects of anger and violence, be it at home, in relationships, or in the workplace. 

Alison Kravit, PsyD

Dr. Alison Kravit has moved her practice to Mequon Clinical Associates! Her specialties include conducting psychological evaluations for diagnostic clarification and/or forensic purposes, working with adolescents/young adults, improving social skills, LGBT populations, and developmental life stage issues. A main focus of her practice is the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in adolescents and adults, where the symptoms are less ‘clear-cut’ than they are in children. Dr. Kravit can work with people individually, or with couples when one partner has ADHD. She is also a certified ADHD Coach.

Patricia Flanagan, PhD

Dr. Flanagan has 20 years of experience working with young adults, adults and older adults. She specializes in anxiety (generalized anxiety, panic, agoraphobia, social anxiety, and somatic anxiety), relationship issues, mood disorders (depression, persistent depression, and bipolar disorder), loss and grief, life transitions, young adult identity (especially shyness and introversion), divorce adjustment, women's issues and anger management. 

Diane Matel, PhD, APNP

Dr. Matel is dual licened as a psychologist and Advance Practice Nurse Prescriber. Her areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, stress and relationship issues. She provides individual, couple and family psychotherapy along with medication management as needed.

Tina Dhaliwal, PsyD

Dr. Dhaliwal’s patient care focus includes treatment of depression, trauma, medical health conditions, anxiety, interpersonal issues and psychological assessments, including pre-surgical bariatric. 


Krin Kramer, LCSW

Krin received her Master's in Social Work form Loyola University Chicago.  She specializes in trauma therapy known as EMDR, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychoanalysis and is cross-trained in the holistic approach of Reiki.  Krin works with PTSD, complex trauma, complicated grief, depression, adjustment disorders, and sexual abuse.  She likes to help clients uncover and release non-productive subconscious patterns.  Additional expertise includes spirituality conflicts, couples counseling, and adjustment to chronic medical diagnosis.  

Erin Rachwal, MSW, LCSW

Erin specializes in depression, relationship, & family conflict, grief & loss, trauma, anxiety, eating disorders, Autism, social media/gaming/pornography addiction, and child/teen Conduct Disorder.  Erin has extensive experience working with all age ranges in both inpatient and outpatient settings.  She is known for her quick response to the presenting problems by "diving in" therapeutically.  

Carolyn Klotz, MSN, APNP, ANP-BC, PMHNP-BC

Carolyn is a dual board-certified adult nurse practitioner and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who specializes in treating older adolescents and adults with ADD/ADHD including coexisting mood and anxiety disorders.  She has expertise in medication management and wellness care for individuals with ADHD, depression, anxiety, and the bipolar spectrum.  She sees adolescents ages 16 and up and all adults including LGBTQ and gender nonconforming individuals.  Carolyn has expertise in integrating behavioral and physical health care, called Reverse Co-Location (RCL) and is working with her colleagues to develop a model of care at MCA.