Behavioral Health Clinic

Hope, Help, and Healing for Rock County Residents

HealthNet of Rock County is dedicated to providing our patients with outstanding care. Our Behavioral Health Clinic professionals will work closely with you to help with any mental health, trauma, or substance use concerns that you may be experiencing.

HealthNet offers a wide range of services for low-income Rock County residents, including therapy, medication assistance, and service navigation. All of these services are offered at an affordable rate. 

Take the first step, today. 

 

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Behavioral Health Services Offered

Individual Counseling

One-on-one counseling appointments are available. Our therapists will work with you to create a therapy environment that is most comfortable for you.

Bilingual Counseling

Individual counseling sessions are available in Spanish and English.

Group Counseling

Our therapists will facilitate group therapy sessions on a regular basis for eligible patients.

In-House Prescriber

Behavioral health medication needs through a behavioral health-certified prescriber is available.

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Addiction treatment and recovery group for women with group therapy sessions, a prescribing provider, and individual counseling sessions.

Service Navigation

Connect with and enroll in external community resources to support wellbeing beyond the clinic.

Meet our Staff

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Kristin Austin, LCSW, CSAC, ICS

Chief People Officer, Behavioral Health Clinic Director, Therapist

Kristin has experience working with individuals with a variety of backgrounds.  Her specialties include working with individuals with anxiety, depression, substance use, trauma, LGBTQIA, and life transitions.  She provides emotional support and guidance to adults and young adults specifically, focusing on adjustment issues and significant life changes in order to address all grief needs due to loss through trauma, illness or accident. 

Her treatment approaches include CBT, DBT, Family Systems, EMDR, Solution Focused, Strengths based, Motivational Interviewing, and Humanistic.

Specialties: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Substance Abuse, LGBTQ+, 

Treatment Approaches: 

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Life Transitions
  • Coping Skills
  • Humanistic
  • LGBTQ+

Heidi Rivera, APSW, CSAC

Therapist

Hi! My name is Heidi Rivera, a therapist. It is exciting to became part of the behavioral health team here at HealthNet. My experience includes six years working for the state of Wisconsin in substance abuse treatment and another six years in various private and non-profit agencies in southern Wisconsin. It has been beneficial to clients to use cognitive behavioral interventions and dialectical behavioral therapies which has helped in reaching goals and transforming their lives. I look forward to working in Rock county as a support, advocate, and bridge to services to build a stronger community.

Specialties: Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Substance Abuse, 

Treatment Approaches: 

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Bilingual Counseling
  • Substance Use

Kathia Olvera, APSW, SAC-IT

Therapist

Kathia Olvera, APSW graduated with both her BS and MSW at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.  Kathia has worked in Rock County for the last 5 years including non-profit work, outpatient care, and group therapy among various populations.  Kathia specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, grief and loss, PTSD, stress management, anger management, LGBTQ issues and the emotional distress caused by life’s transitions.

Kathia has a passion for advocacy, mental health equity, and educating the community about the importance of taking care of our mental health.  As a Janesville native, Kathia values strengthening her community, especially by helping those who need it the most, which is what brought her to HealthNet.

Kathia believes that a good therapeutic relationship includes trust, authenticity, freedom, and positive outcomes.  Kathia employs a variety of methods to help clients including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), a person-centered focus, and a strengths-perspective approach.  She recently completed a Grief Informed Professional Training and is working towards gaining her knowledge in eating disorders.

Specialties: Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Substance Abuse, 

Treatment Approaches: 

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Eating Disorders
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Grief
  • Humanistic

Tonia Hudson

Behavioral Health Receptionist

Tonia Hudson is the Behavioral Health Clinic Coordinator/Receptionist.  Most people who know her would describe her as empathetic, compassionate, conscientious, dedicated, honest, loyal, and a great team player.  These are some attributes that were once seeds planted inside of her a long time ago.  Today she has blossomed into a professional woman of healthcare.  She has dedicated 25+ years to working side-by-side with doctors, nurses, and other healthcare members as a nurse assistant.  She is a people person and gets along very well with others.  She looks forward to greeting you when you come into our clinic and looks forward to growing with HealthNet and seeing it expand into something great!

Clinic Location & Contact Info

Clinic address:
Administrative offices also located here

113 S. Franklin Street 
Janesville, WI  53548

Clinic phone:
(608) 756-4638

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency:

Help is available.

Rock County Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Rock County Crisis 24-Hour Crisis Line

SAMHSA’s National Substance Use Helpline