Courtney Slewinski, MSW, APSW

Courtney Cook

“Face to face time with patients is important to me. It is my goal to understand each person’s needs and concerns, and ensure their voice and values come through.”

SERVICES:

  • Psychotherapy related to the challenges of changing health situations, lifestyle adjustment and interpersonal relationship dynamics
  • Therapy to cope with death, dying and grief; available to patients and loved ones
  • Facilitator of monthly cancer support group

EDUCATION:

  • University of Wisconsin – Green Bay, Green Bay, WI: Masters in Social Work Advanced Practice
  • Norbert College, De Pere, WI: Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Minor in Spanish

DISTINCTIONS:

  • Strong background working with patients affected by Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
  • Trained in Cuernavaca, Morelos in Mexico, providing social services to the community
  • Current resident of Appleton, WI
  • Born and raised in Shawano, WI
  • Enjoys family time with parents and two younger brothers, as well as two Yorkie-Maltese dogs
  • Hobbies include cooking and attending sporting and music events
  • Spotlight:

    Cancer Pain

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    Grief is for Sharing

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