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.
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.
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Dr. Keppel is committed to treatment of the whole patient. She is board-certified community psychiatrist with extensive activity in private, inpatient, and outpatient settings. She 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.
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Dennis Anderson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor who specializes in treating individuals, couples, and families with substance abuse issues. However, he treats a broad range of clients, including those with depression, anxiety, and pain management. Dennis believes that the mind, heart, and spirit are affected and diminished with substance abuse.
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Judy has been practicing psychotherapy for over 25 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. Judy’s areas of interest include anxiety, depression, life transitions, women’s issues, older adolescent passages and complicated grief.
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 estate planning.
Dr. Kravit hopes to be able to help you through this part of your life! She is an empathetic, non-judgmental practitioner who sincerely cares about her patients/clients well-being. If you put in the work, she promises to work just as hard with you in finding the best path toward your desired outcome.
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Dr. Flanagan is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 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.
Dr. Flanagan has an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Boston College and an M.S. and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is credentialed by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists.
Dr. Dhaliwhal provides psychotherapy for individuals and couples. Her areas of specialty include: depression, trauma, relationship difficulties, loss and grief, multicultural identity related difficulties, medical problems and problems of unfulfilled development. This is not an exhaustive list. She has experience working with many cultures, career backgrounds, emotional and psychological issues.
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Amanda V. Harris, Psy.D., received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. Prior to joining Mequon Clinical Associates, Dr. Harris provided individual and group therapy in several university counseling centers, as well as performed psychological testing in both inpatient and outpatient settings. At Mequon Clinical Associates, she provides individual therapy to adolescents and young adults, as well as psychological testing to individuals across the lifespan. Dr. Harris has experience in providing services to those struggling with trauma, Autism Spectrum disorder, anxiety disorders, women’s issues, grief and loss, relationship concerns, and low self-esteem.
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Talia is a dual certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) and a family nurse practitioner (FNP). Currently, Talia provides evidence-based treatment for adolescents and adults experiencing mental health concerns including depression, anxiety, OCD, ADHD and other conditions. Talia is passionate about helping others and strives to partner with patients to help them succeed in ways which are meaningful to them. Her work as an FNP in college health helped her develop core skills including a focus on preventative care and safety.
In addition to her role as a nurse practitioner, Talia also has experience teaching in the University setting and working as a registered nurse in an inpatient acute care geriatric setting. These roles have strengthened her ability to think critically, empathize with patients, and teach skills and concepts in an effectual manner. Talia has her BSN from UW-Madison, her MSN from Concordia University and her PMHNP certification from UW-Madison.
Allie Gavin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with individuals across the lifespan who are struggle with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, adjustment/life transitions, relationship challenges, substance abuse and other conditions. Allie has clinical experience in a broad range of areas and therapeutic settings including residential treatment, community mental health and substance abuse residential and detox. She provides evidence-based treatment and has extensive background utilizing Dialectical and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She believes in collaborating with clients to recognize strengths and motivation. Allie is passionate about empowering clients to recognize their self-worth and utilize it to create a purposeful and meaningful life.
Allie received her master’s degree in Social Work from University of Wisconsin-Madison, in 2017 and has her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
Katie graduated from UW-Milwaukee with an MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Trauma-Informed Care Certificate. She works with a broad array of concerns. However, she has a focused interest in trauma, anxiety, existential despair, OCD, identity exploration, and substance use. In her practice, she takes a collaborative approach to care, believing the client is the expert on their lives; working with them to identify strengths and develop skills, while holding a safe, nonjudgmental space. Katie acknowledges the impact of systems of inequality and oppression and seeks to empower clients to navigate within and overcome barriers. Her goal is to aid clients in creating fulfilling lives.
Dr. Matel-Anderson is a compassionate practitioner with a doctorate in nursing and dual certifications as a Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) and Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP). She is enthusiastic in empowering, educating, and collaborating with clients to take control of their health. In her practice, she uses the guiding principle of improving her clients’ health with every contact. In addition to her work as a PMHNP, she was a lecturer and clinical instructor for undergraduate nursing students, published research on a variety of mental health topics, and provided medical care at a psychiatric hospital for adults and children/adolescents. In practice she treats a broad range of mental health concerns for adults, adolescents, and children.
Dr. Matel-Anderson received her MSN and PhD in Nursing from Marquette University, and a PMHNP post-masters’ certificate from Alverno College. Her research focuses on resilience, positive thinking, and resourcefulness in vulnerable populations.