Founded on Nov. 16, 1948 as the Dane County Child Guidance Center with six employees, Journey has grown into a sizeable community mental health clinic with over 500 staff members. We are dedicated to innovation and cutting edge programs.
In 2016, 2,803 individuals received assessments and 12,463 individuals received treatment services through Journey’s 29 programs. Journey provides a continuum of services to individuals across the lifespan.
President and CEO
Wisconsin Housing Preservation Corp.
StatOrg Services LLC
Owner & President
Retired Development/Marketing Executive
Dane County Sheriff’s Office
Robin Gates Consulting
Senior Director of Business Strategy
TMG by Magellan Health
Kristi Papcke-Benson, R.N., MSN, CNE
Vice President, Policy Development
Wisconsin Hospital Association
Constance Walker, M.S.Ed.*
Retired U.S. Navy Captain
*Executive Committee Member
Karen Milner, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Colleen Clark Buss
Chief Human Resources Officer
Improving people’s lives by pioneering and sustaining effective mental health and substance use disorder services.
The vision of Journey Mental Health Center is to become a center of excellence for the provision of behavioral health services.
People: Hiring and retaining great employees.
Productivity: Being a model of quality and cost effective service for other behavioral health organizations.
Partners: Achieving and maintaining the highest levels of consumer satisfaction.
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