Catholic Charities at STA

CATHOLIC CHARITIES, Archdiocese of Dubuque


Catholic Charities at St. Thomas includes a counseling office located on the second floor.


Mary Jo Pfeifer Wulf, MS. Ed., L.M.H.C.   296-2759

Hi, my name is Mary Jo Pfeifer Wulf and I am a licensed mental health counselor. I have worked in the counseling field for more than 30 years, and I received my Master’s Degree in Counseling from Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota.

For the past 10 to 15 years, I have worked extensively with individuals who have experienced trauma, and became trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy as a way to help those people find hope and healing. I am trained in Solution Focused Therapy, Level I and II Gottman trained in marriage and family therapy, as well as many other cognitive behavioral approaches.

I am currently working towards retirement and am only seeing current and past clients. I am sure that one of the many counselors at Catholic Charities can help meet your needs.


Lisa Turner, L.M.F.T.  296-2759

Hi! My name is Lisa Turner and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and Public Relations from Biola University in La Mirada, California, where I also completed a minor in Bible. I received my Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Liberty University.

Even though my background and training is in marriage & family therapy, I also work with individuals, both adults and teenagers. I have been trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) since 2012, and use it extensively with clients who have experienced all types of trauma, in addition to those who live with depression and anxiety. This exciting modality offers clients a lot of relief from symptoms.

I counsel from a Biblical perspective, helping people who struggle with depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, interpersonal/relationship issues, divorce/separation, OCD, and grief. My approach to counseling is relational, and I look forward to learning more about how I can work best with you.

I schedule clients on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and Friday.