Margaret Ivers completed her B.A. in Psychology at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and graduated with her M.S.E from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Margaret’s expertise includes working with youth within the Alternatives to Sexual Assault Program and ASAP Connect for Adolescent Girls. Her experience within the ASAP includes working with youth adjudicated delinquent, intrafamilial sexualized behaviors, survivors of sexual assault, and family restoration. Additionally, Margaret enjoys working with children, adolescents and adults via an eclectic approach (CBT, DBT, mindfulness, amongst others). Her couples therapy work includes experience with personality disorders, high conflict situations, and infidelity recovery. Prior to joining the Serenity Margaret provided volunteer services for the Crisis Text Line. She continues to function as a powerful community advocate through her pro bono services and sliding scale services at Serenity. She believes that everyone has the power within themselves to heal, and sometimes we need a compassionate facilitator to actualize this growth.