Leng has undergraduate double majors in Psychology and Social Work and a graduate MSW degree in the concentration of Mental Health and Substance Abuse from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Leng is a Hmong therapist, practicing in Milwaukee, WI under an LCSW and is a dual clinician with Substance Abuse Specialty Authorization. Leng further specializes in serving the Hmong community, as well other refugee groups, who struggles with mental health and AODA challenges. Leng oversees the Refugee Mental Health program and has over 10 years of experience doing therapy and substance abuse counseling.
Aaron Pressie is a Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC). He received his undergraduate degree from UW-Milwaukee and his graduate degree in Community Mental Health from Trinity College of Vermont. Aaron provides individual and family counseling, and mental health consultation to schools. His interests include working with children and families who have been affected by substance abuse and mental health issues, as well parent education issues. Aaron is a strong advocate of cognitive behavioral counseling, motivational enhancement therapy, Adlerian counseling practice, and culturally competent mental health services. Aaron serves on the advisory board of the Serenity Inn, AODA residential placement and has supervised multiple treatment programs in Milwaukee and Connecticut.
Job Title: Psychotherapist Education: MSW License: CSAC College: UW-Milwaukee & Trinity College of Vermont Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Denise L. Drum, MSW, LCSW, SAC
Denise holds a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Social Work. Additionally, Denise earned a minor in Sociology as she attended the University of Science & Technology in Kumasi, Ghana (West Africa) for one year. She has worked in the Social Work field for 25 plus years. Ms. Drum started her career with adjudicated delinquent adolescents in a halfway house setting and later accepted employment with the state of Wisconsin- Juvenile Corrections as an intake Social Worker at Ethan Allen Boys School. In the years of her work at Ethan Allen, Denise moved from intake work to intensive clinical unit, housing the most troubled youth in corrections. Crisis intervention, anger management, & pro-social life skills were a few of the job duties worked in the AODA program helping young men take an introspective look at their past and present choices as they related to success or failure in the community.
In 2012, Ms. Drum transitioned from Juvenile Corrections to adults accepting a position with the Department of Adult Institutions at Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility (MSDF) as a member of an AODA treatment team facilitating groups for men. Ms. Drum is currently a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), and is a Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC). She enjoys working with clients through a wide variety of issues that have prompted individuals, couples or families into counseling. Ms. Drum works comfortably with psychologists and psychiatrists as needed to accommodate a holistic approach as people face their concerns.