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Dione Gisch


Dione Gisch MA, LPC, NCC

The majority of Dione's life has been spent serving young adult, adult, and senior members of her community. Her experiences include work with nursing home residents, physical medicine, rehabilitation patients, survivors of sexual abuse, and homeless women and their children. She also has over ten years of experience as a paramedic, working with individuals in crisis as well as emergency and medical providers. Dione's burning desire is to abolish the negative stigma associated with mental illness.

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Free Consultation

Contact Dione for a free Therapist Shopping Appointment. This is a 20 minute, no pressure, face-to-face meeting between you and Dione. There is no charge. During this meeting, there will be no gathering of personal information, no notes taken and no therapy given.

Dione's Specialties

Real World Experiences

Dione has worked as a professional caregiver and CNA. Dione has a strong appreciation for silent battles fought in the medical and service-oriented fields. She worked as a volunteer EMT, as well as a full-time paramedic for over 10 years. Dione has been trained in basic and advanced Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM). She was involved in the establishment of a county-wide CISM team, serving as a paramedic peer-support member. Outside of private practice, Dione continues to work as a crisis response specialist.


Dione Gisch holds a Master's of Arts Degree from Marquette University in Counseling (Community Counseling emphasis) – one of only a few graduate programs in the State of Wisconsin that meets CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs) standard of excellence. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, as well as a certified member of the National Board of Certified Counselors (NCC). In addition to her professional licensure, Dione is trained as a Level I EMDR clinician. She is Novo Counseling’s Clinical Director, supervises post-master’s degree graduates, and participates in regular professional training and consultation throughout the year.