MAPC Board

MAPC Board

Meet our board members


Peggy Braam, MS, LPC, NCC

Collaborative Insights, LLC
Peggy is a licensed professional counselor with 14 years of clinical experience. She works with individuals, couples and groups. Prior to becoming a private practice psychotherapist she worked in varied settings: public schools, nonprofits, community agencies, and independent contract group practices. In her current practice, she has a passion for mindfulness meditation and incorporates mindfulness-based techniques in her therapeutic approach with clients. She obtained a certificate in Mindfulness-Based Therapy from the Institute of Meditation and Psychotherapy in 2015. She is in advanced training for, and uses techniques from, the Gottman Method of couple’s therapy in her work with couples. She holds LPC licenses in Wisconsin, Illinois and Texas, and includes online services in her practice. She has extensive experience working with a wide range of therapeutic issues, although the focus of her practice and expertise is working with clients who suffer from depression and anxiety. She has professional affiliations with the American Counseling Association, the Institute of Meditation and Psychotherapy, and the American Psychology Association. Peggy is a founder of MAPC, and sees it as an exciting avenue for the professional development and collaboration of its members that ultimately improves the quality of care to our clientele.

Diane Recob, LSCW

Diane Recob, LCSW

Well Being Psychotherapy
Diane Recob has a Master of Social Work degree and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker offering individual psychotherapy through her private practice, Well Being Psychotherapy. Her practice is located in the Quarry Arts Building in Madison. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, sessions are currently being offered via a HIPAA compliant virtual office on line. Diane works with pre-teens, adolescents, adults, couples and families. The practice offers an array of evidence-based interventions and strategies to support healing and growth to those experiencing challenges related to anxiety, depression, grief, neurodiversity and trauma. Some of the modalities offered include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills (DBT Skills) Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Internal Family Systems approach (IFS), Mindfulness Based approach and Solution-Focused Therapy. Diane approaches couples therapy from the principles and methods from the Gottman Institute.

Ruth Ellen Saul, LCSW, ACSW

Fertile Ground Psychotherapy
Ruth Ellen came to the field of mental health from an outdoor career in adventure-based counseling and experiential education. She became a psychotherapist in 1991, and has been in private practice since 2013. She works with adults, treating anxiety, depression, stress, and trauma. Her personal experience with infertility led her to develop her niche practice in the emotional struggles of the family-building years: loss, grief, transitions, perinatal mood disorders, early parenting issues. She facilitates an infertility drop-in support group that has been ongoing for 15 years. Ruth Ellen has professional affiliations with the National Association of Social Workers, the Academy of Certified Social Workers, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and Resolve: the National Infertility Association, where she is a Resolve Infertility Mental Health Professional. She is the newest addition to the MAPC board, joining in 2018. Ruth Ellen enjoys both witnessing and experiencing MAPC’s peer support. In addition to being on the board, she facilitates a marketing group sponsored by MAPC for psychotherapists growing their private practice