Our Staff

Dr. Teddy L. Thompson, MD, Corporate Medical Director

Dr. Thompson was raised in Bloomington, MN.  He completed his undergraduate work at the University of Minnesota and graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine.  He completed his Family Practice Residency with the University of Minnesota Fairview & St. Mary’s Hospital

Dr. Dean Willett, MD, Medical Director


Dr. Willett completed high school in Markesan, WI where he then went on to attain his Bachelor’s Degree at UW Madison. He later completed his Doctorate at KCOM in Kirksville, MO. His internship was completed Down River Hospital in Detroit. He was then board certified in 1976 only to later open his own Family Practice in Green Lake County where he currently practices.



Jill Westphal, MAC,ICS,CSAC, Executive Director

Jill brings a wealth of knowledge of Medication Assisted Treatment to AMS. She graduated from Lakeland University with a Master’s in Counseling and has been involved in a variety of modalities of treatment including residential, IOP, aftercare, and OTS. “I believe everyone deserves a quality of life that they can reflect on and own as their story. Whatever I can do to assist with that process is my passion.”


James Reider, AAS,CSAC, Counselor

James was born and raised in the Fox Valley area. After experiencing a curtailment of operations at a former paper manufacturer, he attended Fox Valley Technical College and graduated with a degree in Substance Abuse Counseling. James experience includes firefighting, emergency medical services, military service with the USMC and Army National Guard. He also has been involved in coaching and volunteer work in the local school districts. James continues to carry his passion for helping the community into his counseling career


Kay Christianson, AAS,CSAC, Counselor

Kay is a Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor. She received her degree in Substance Abuse Counseling from Fox Valley Technical College in 2002. Her vast experience in the field includes inpatient, outpatient and dual-diagnosis treatment programs. Kay has eight years of experience specifically working in Medication-Assisted Treatment

William Wojcik, Counselor, CSAC

After a 20 year career as a machinist, William has been actively practicing substance abuse counseling since 2011 finish school and graduated with an associate’s degree in applied science as AODA counselor (alcohol and other drug counseling.)  His  internship was at a OTS treatment clinic as he began his career as a counselor/case manager with Ryan Community Incorporated which is a halfway house forward DOC clients only.  William worked as an AODA counselor in the private sector for all area counseling, a division of options treatment program until contract ran out.  He then returned to OTS treatment and the team of AMS of Wisconsin. 

Shari Schroeder, Counselor, SAC-IT

Shari has  attained the Substance Abuse Counselor-IT license and I will graduate in May of 2017 from Fox Valley Technical College. She conducted her internship at Theda Care Behavioral Health in Menasha were she received training in Intensive Outpatient Treatment, Continuing Care, Relapse Prevention and Family Systems.  Before this career objective, she worked in Customer Service for 34 years. Shari claims to have a niche for altruism as looks forward to being a part of her patients journey along the road to recovery.


Patrick Carlson, SAC-IT, Counselor

Patrick obtained his Substance Abuse Counseling-IT license and attended Fox Valley Technical College where graduated with a degree in Substance Abuse Counseling. He did his internship at the University of Oshkosh Wisconsin Counseling Center. Patrick enjoys the outdoors as well as coaching our youth football in Oshkosh

Mary Benotsch RN, Dispensing Nurse

Mary graduated in 2009 with an Associate Degree in nursing and has over 25 years of Health Care experience, including, most recently, The Department of Corrections.

Mary wants to take her diversified nursing background to assist, full heartedly, this population of patients to their full potential

Theresa Schwalbach, RN, Nursing Supervisor

Theresa graduated in 2013 with an Associate Degree in Nursing and has over 10 years of Healthcare experience in various settings. Her most recent experience was serving clients in the Department of Corrections. Theresa looks forward to continuing her journey in nursing and educating patients along the way.

Emilie Jansen, RN, Dispensing Nurse

Emilie graduated in 2013 from Marian University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. She has experience with working on a psychiatric unit and most recently working on a pediatric floor. She looks forward to helping those with a history of addiction and expanding her knowledge in another modality of the nursing field.

Brandy Seelow, Receptionist

Brandy has over 20 years of office experience with 5 in the medical field.  She enjoys working with people and has a strong commitment to customer service and insurance processing.  Brandy’s organizational skills and her ability to work with technology make her a valued member of the team. She is committed to treating all patients with dignity and respect.

Chad Redman, MS, ICS, CSAC, Corporate Compliance

Chad Redman is Corporate Compliance Officer for AMS. He has overall responsibility for the Company's corporate compliance programs. He specializes in compliance, performance improvement, licensing and regulatory guidelines, CARF preparation, case management, clinical guidelines, quality management, strategic planning and business development.

Chad has been with AMS since 2013. Prior to joining AMS he has served in a number of leadership positions. Chad's most recent positions include director, Clinical Supervisor, Drug court coordinator, surveyor, therapist and employee assistance.   He holds a bachelor's degree in criminology and a master's degree in counseling