Mary Belknap

Mental Health Clinician
she, her, hers

Identities & Language

  • Cis Woman
  • Bisexual
  • White
  • Spiritual
  • Language: English

Education & License

She received her BS in Human Development and Family Studies and her MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Wisconsin – Stout. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the States of Arizona and Wisconsin.

CAPS Service Teams

  • Counseling
  • Eating Disorders
  • Oasis
  • Suicide Prevention (QPR)

Role at CAPS

Mary is a generalist Mental Health Clinician at CAPS who serves in the following campus roles: Oasis Counselor, Eating Assessment & Treatment Team Member, Groups/Workshops Facilitator, and QPR Suicide Prevention Educator.

Specialty Populations

  • Disabled

Specialty Areas

  • Academic Concerns
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Crisis
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Abuse or Narcissistic Abuse
  • Family Conflict/Family of Origin
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Peer Relationships
  • Phobias
  • Poly/Kink/Sex Work
  • Relationship Issues
  • Relationship Violence
  • Sexual Abuse or Assault
  • Compulsory Sexual Behavior ("Pornography or Sexual Addiction")
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Women's Issues

Treatment Approach

  • Attachment-Based
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Feminist Therapy
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Psychodynamic
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma-Focused
  • Trans, Queer, and Gender-Affirming Counseling

Insurance & Payment Options

  • Aetna 
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Campus Care
  • Cigna
  • Fee for Service
  • HealthNet
  • United Health Care/Optum
  • United Student Health Insurance

Professional Interests

Mary's clinical areas of interest include the treatment of persons with adjustment to school/workplace problems, family conflict, anxiety and depressive disorders, addictive/compulsive behaviors, eating disorders, interpersonal communication problems, sexual health issues, and assisting survivors of stalking, domestic violence, and sexual violence. She prizes the importance of safe space and regards herself as an affirming resource for students to be heard, valued, and supported. Mary is a first-generation college graduate who greatly enjoys working with first generation students.

Personal Interests

Social justice initiatives, summertime in Wisconsin, deep dives into TV Series & YouTube, Campus REC enthusiast, and cats, cats, cats.

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