Therapeutic Focus & Treatment Modalities
- Advocacy (Parents and Children)
- Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Behavioral Issues & Conduct Disorders
- Neurodiverse Individuals (ASD)
- Function of Behavior
- Mindfulness Practice
- Motivational Interviewing (MI)
- Parenting Skills/Support
- Regulation Strategies (Behavioral, self, social, emotional)
- School Support for Mental Health Concerns
- Self-Care of Helping Professionals
- Self Esteem and Confidence
- Social Skill Development
- SMART Goal Setting
- Staff/Organization-Wide Trainings (Contracted)
- TIC protocols, goal setting, working with out of the box behavioral disorders, using a SMART goal approach, etc
- Strengths Building
- Trauma Informed Care (TIC)
Bryenne Alesch, M.ED
Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Teacher & Training Facilitator
Mental Health Provider
In Bryenne’s role as COO for Elite, many know her as a “Jack of many things.” Her smile and greetings will immediately make you comfortable and welcomed. She loves a challenge, finding and connecting others to local resources, data crunching, and facilitating the best fit client-provider placement possible.
Bryenne is a lifelong educator and learner. She is passionate about supporting you, your family, and natural supports. She truly believes in and lives the phrase, “it takes a village.” She brings sensitivity, innovation, problem-solving, positivity, and a strength-based approach to her practice. She primarily works with clients and their families on psychoeducation, parenting skills, and leading small groups.
Together you will craft goals and a plan to meet you where you (or family) are at in the mental health process. Bryenne can help you understand diagnoses, manage symptoms, create and implement supports, coping mechanisms, and more. She is skilled at creating home and community behavioral support plans, as well as Law Enforcement Protocols, when necessary. Bryenne believes in providing honest,
open communication, and quality resources to children, caregivers, and adults.
Bryenne’s unique experience as an elementary educator (16+ years in MMSD) makes her a resource for family advocacy and support in navigating school systems. Bryenne can help traverse school barriers; social, behavioral, and academic. She supports trauma-informed behavioral approaches, explanation of mental health effects on the brain and development, can create IEP or intervention goals that align to your child’s academic AND mental health needs, identify lagging skills, support parents in understanding assessments, help clarify your rights as a parent, and more. She is dedicated to increasing access to mental and behavioral health care for underserved populations, specifically children.
Education & Licensure
- BS Elementary & Special Education from Edgewood College
- MS Educational Administration & Supervision from Concordia
- University (#51 License)
- MS Director of Instruction from Concordia University (#10 License)
- WI Lifetime Teaching License Grades PK-6
Outside of Work
Bryenne is an avid reader, devouring all forms of literature. Mother to two strong-willed young ladies, and wife to a man with a big heart and messy artistic side. Gardening is her favorite form of self-care. The connection to locally sourced food, nutrition, and the health of our youth is a passion.
- Certified Anxiety Informed Professional (CAIP)
- Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider (CTMH)
- Trauma-Informed Care (TIC)
- Motivational Interviewing (MI)
- Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
- Extensive knowledge of child development, physical, cognitive (intellectual), social, emotional, and moral milestones and stages; to include traits by age
- Understanding of mental health and early Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on obtaining developmental milestones
- Effective behavioral and educational intervention strategies, using Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) or Assessment of Lagging Skills and Unsolved Problems (ALSUP) support tools
- Behavioral/learning implications of: Trauma, ACEs, neurodiverse populations, learning disability, cognitive disability, and emotional behavioral disabilities
- Legal foundations of cross-categorical special education and collaborative roles between general/special education, students, and families
- Curriculum planning based on grade-level standards, multidisciplinary lesson adaptation, use of teaching and learning cycle (plan, do, reflect), as well as guided release (I do, we do, you do)
- Multi-Disciplinary Teaming (Community mental health teams, special education (CC), English as a Second Language (ESL), Behavioral intervention, Administrative, Health, and more.
- Parents, natural supports & families, elementary-aged children, adolescents, and teens.
- Advocacy & Behavioral support
- Assessment & Diagnostic Evaluation- Behavior Support Plan (BSP), Safety Protocols, Restorative Justice Protocols (specific to family systems), Assessment of Lagging Skills & Unsolved Problems (ALSUP), Law Enforcement Protocols (LEP), etc
- Contracted External Training (Trauma Informed Care, Behavior Management, Navigating IEPs from the family or mental health perspective)
- Parenting Skills
- Psychoeducation (Client, families, natural supports, school staff)
For general inquiries and information, send us a message. We will reply to your inquiry within 48 business hours.