Amy Brattrud, MS, QMHP

Amy Brattrud, MS, QMHP

Specialty: Clinical Counseling
Location: FHN Family Counseling Center – Stephenson County

My passion is being able to watch people grow through their inner and outer being. I enjoy working with individuals of all ages, ethnicity and backgrounds. I find cognitive behavioral therapy to be highly effective in changing the way we are able to change our emotions, thoughts and feelings. I strive in being able to watch people transform, to improve their quality of life.

Master's Degree:
Master's of science in clinical counseling from National-Louis University in Elgin, Ill.

Bachelor's Degree:
Bachelor's degree of individual studies with an emphasis in psychology from Columbia College of Missouri in Freeport


  • Holds associate of arts and associate of individual studies degrees from Highland Community College in Freeport.
  • Has completed further training in mood and thoughts disorders, eating disorders, self-injury behaviors, developmental disabilities, sexual assault, domestic violence, LGTB population, children, adolescents and adults.
  • Has worked in the field of developmental disabilities and adolescent treatment facilities for 10 years.