About Us

It is our mission at Wetzel-Rasmussen Counseling Services to meet the mental health needs of individuals, couples, families, groups and communities of Elcho and the surrounding areas by helping to facilitate change and improve the quality of their lives.

Our staff consists of highly qualified, licensed professionals, whom have experience working with consumers of mental health services in a variety of settings. Services are confidential, and tailored to meet each individuals's needs. The consumer is a very active participant in the development of his or her treatment plan.


Natalie Wetzel-Rasmussen

Natalie Wetzel Rasmussen

WI License # 3361-125

Natalie Wetzel-Rasmussen was raised in Elcho, WI. She attended to University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee where she received her Bachelor's of Art in Psychology. She received a Master's of Art in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Psychology in Chicago (a.k.a. Argosy University). Her undergraduate training included work in the area of neuroscience (regarding the biological basis of addiction, schizophrenia and Parkinson's Disease), divorce (where she studied the long-term effects on children) and autism.

Her graduate training included externships and practicum work in inner-city Chicago grade schools where she provided supervised counseling sessions for children and families, educational classroom presentations, and school staff consultations. Her post-graduate service hours were performed in the same Chicago schools, at a community counseling center (United Stand Family Center) and with in-home counseling throughout the Chicago area. Natalie returned to Wisconsin in the year 2003 and opened Wetzel-Rasmussen Counseling Services in April of 2004. She attends ongoing trainings in the field of psychology and completed both trainings for Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy in 2011. Her primary focus is the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) from sexual or physical abuse (victim), Anxiety and Depression, as well as adjustments to divorce, mid-life development, and other transitions.

Natalie works with children, adolescents and adults on a variety of Mental Health issues and provides individual, group, couple, and family counseling.

Sue Pennington

Sue Pennington

WI License # 847-125

Sue has been a licensed therapist for over 24 years and works with children, adolescents and adults on a variety of Mental Health issues ranging from anxiety, depression and AHHD. She is currently using mindfulness practices to enhance her clients therapy experience.

Kathleen Schoeneck

Kathleen Schoeneck

WI License # 2824-226

Kathleen (Kathy) Schoeneck earned her Bachelor's of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point and her Master's of Science degree in Education-Professional Counseling from Concordia University Wisconsin. She and her husband Ron moved from the Milwaukee area to Pelican Lake in December 2014 to complete a practicum/internship, her final degree requirement, at Wetzel-Rasmussen Counseling Services.

Using an integrative approach including Cognitive Behavioral, Existential, and Person-Centered therapies, Kathy works collaboratively with each client to help guide, encourage, and facilitate growth in an effort to help each client reach her or his full potential.

Ron Schoeneck

Ron Schoeneck

WI License # 2823-226

Ron Schoeneck recently moved from Milwaukee to Pelican Lake, Wisconsin to complete his college graduate internship at Wetzel-Rasmussen Counseling Services and begin a career to help people in need of mental health care. He returned to college and earned a Master's of Science in Education-Professional Counseling degree from Concordia University Wisconsin after working thirty years as a registered architect.

In counseling children, adolescents, and adults, he believes in working collaboratively with clients when offering guidance, support and encouragement to help address the mental health issues their facing including anxiety, depression, ADHD, relationships, and life transitions. He uses Person Centered, Cognitive Behavioral, and Mindfulness therapies in counseling individuals, couples, families and groups.

Deb Pagel

Debra Pagel

Billing Agent

Available 8-12 Wednesdays
Office: (715) 275-3934


Susan Konz

Office Manager

Available 8-12 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Office: (715) 275-3934

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