Hayward sign
10752 Beal Avenue
Hayward, WI 54843
(715) 634-0222
Fax: (715) 634-1722
Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8 to 5

Located in the home of the Lumberjack World Championships competition and the American Birkebeiner nordic ski race, the Hayward office provides outpatient mental health counseling, psychiatric services, and psychological testing.


Bruce Rhoades, MD

Elizabeth Johnson MSW, LCSW

Elizabeth provides assessment and treatment of adults and teens struggling with depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders. Her special interests include women's issues such as adult survivors of abuse and domestic violence, stress management, self-esteem, divorce adjustment, and other life transitions. She has a strong interest in the healing power of animals including Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP), the use of horses for mental health therapy.  Elizabeth holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and is certified by the State of Wisconsin as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  Elizabeth believes in the strength and resiliency of the human spirit and considers it a privelege to empower clients to overcome personal barriers in order to grow, change, and have hope for the future.

Julia L. Karibalis MS, LPC

Julia Karibalis photo

Julia has been in the mental health field since graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in mental health counseling in 1997. Julia has a BA in psychology from UW-Stout as well and has been a member of the Psi Chi National Honors Society in Psychology since 1997. Julia specializes in individual, family, and couples therapy, depression, anxiety and eating disorders, grief, loss, and women's issues. Treatment of sexual abuse, anger management, divorce, parenting, Bipolar Disorder, PTSD. Clients: children age 8 and older, adolescents, and adults.  Julia is a native of Hayward, WI and enjoys what the area has to offer.



Mindy Mleczko MS, LPC


Connie Powers MA, LPC, NCC

Connie photo

Connie entered the mental health field as a second career after raising her children and working as a music teacher. Her professional interests include working with adults to overcome emotional, relational, and behavioral problems that result from mental disorders, trauma, stress, and loss.  She considers it a privilege to walk alongside clients during difficult times, helping them find ways to enjoy more satisfying and purposeful lives. Connie is married with three grown children. She enjoys the outdoors and spends time hiking, camping, canoeing, kayaking, and cross country skiing. She also enjoys playing and teaching piano.





Northland Counseling Services

10752 Beal Avenue   Hayward, WI  54843

Phone: (715) 634-0222    Fax: (715) 634-1722

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00pm

Additional Offices: Ashland | Eagle River | Hurley | Washburn


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