Brooke Villella, Elite Cognition

Therapeutic Focus & Treatment Modalities

  • Anxiety
  • AODA
  • Depression
  • Diverse and Culturally Responsive Practice
  • Emotion/ Body/ Behavioral Regulation
  • Military- Active, Reserves, Veterans
  • Mindfulness Practices
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI) 
  • Persons of Color (POC) 
  • Social Justice
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Trauma-Informed Care
  • Valor Program
  • Violence Prevention and Awareness

Brooke Villella, BS

Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitative Psychology
UW Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Master’s Program Intern


We welcome Brooke to the Elite Cognition team this semester as an intern. Brooke will be working closely with Ryan Yates, CRC and other staff members. She is in her second year as a CRC Graduate Student at the University of Wisconsin- Madison. 

Brooke has an infectious smile that will draw you in from the get-go. She has a desire to help others overcome their mental health barriers. As a member of the Wisconsin Army National Guard, she is passionate about bringing suicide awareness to the forefront and breaking down the mental health stigmatization within military culture. Brooke has experience working with current and past service members via mental health education and ongoing assessment. She also has experience working with consumers in recovery from substance use dependency.


  • BS in Rehabilitative Psychology from University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • Currently pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling from University of Wisconsin – Madison

Outside of Work

Brooke enjoys photography, spending time outside, hiking, and fishing with her partner and dog Flint.


  • Columbia-Suicide Severity Scale
  • HAZMAT Awareness/Operations 
  • Mandated Reporter
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • National Incident Management System (NIMS) –  Level 100 
  • HAZMAT Awareness/Operations

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