Patti Foley

Patricia Foley, LCSW

Mental and behavioral health
Children’s Wisconsin since 2022
  • School based child and family therapist, Children's Wisconsin



Patti Foley, LCSW provides school-based mental health services and works out of Atwater Elementary School and Lake Bluff Elementary School in Shorewood, WI. Patti has over 20 years of experience providing individual, family, and group therapy to children and adolescents in a wide range of settings, including in-home, outpatient, and day treatment. Patti views therapy through a trauma-informed lens and uses evidence-based techniques and modalities including play therapy, CBT, and DBT to address the issues her clients bring to treatment.

A personal statement from Patti: "I strive to build a strong therapeutic relationship with each client, actively involving parents/caregivers along the way. It is important to me that clients feel welcome in the therapy space and have their feelings validated. I am committed to using my skills to guide clients as they learn and practice strategies to improve mood and behavior, cope with distress, manage difficult feelings and improve relationships."


  • Mental and behavioral health

Areas of Interest

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Depression
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Self Harm
  • Trauma
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Education and Awards


  • 1998, Loyola University, MSW
  • 1992, Northwestern University, BA