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OUR TEAM

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Our Team in Plymouth

Welcome! Transformational Choices is a community-based professional service that provides a full range of life enhancing services in a holistic, mindful, and supportive setting.

 

Our mission is to support mindful change within individuals, groups, and organizations. We are proud to offer a diverse array of services, including mental health counseling for individuals, groups, families, children. We work to address relationship issues between couples, within small groups, and in families. We offer life and wellness coaching and consultation, as well as organizational evaluation and consulting.

We are committed to providing the best professional services by working with our clients and developing and implementing the most effective and customized life enhancing change plans, through the promotion of learning and personal growth.

Transformational Choices uses a natural and organic mind / body approach to restoring healthy emotional, behavioral, and cognitive functioning. The client and therapist are partners and work together to discover the choices necessary to reach new goals and break old patterns.

Our approach to the helping relationship is especially effective in dealing with depression, anxiety, emotional dysfunction, creative blocks, relationship concerns, and debilitating personality traits that interfere with love, work, and the knowledge to sustain health.

Therapists

Layal Berro, LLMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: Addiction/Substance Abuse, ADHD, Anger, Anxiety, Depression, Family Conflict, Grief/Loss, Parenting, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self Esteem, Stress

Populations: Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults

Modalities: Individual, Group, Family

My approach to therapy is to provide a safe and non-judgmental environment.  My greatest strength is building trust with my clients and being very empathetic. Everyone's journey is different and unique. I want to help you navigate feelings of stress, anxiety, life transitions, and depression along with any other feelings that have become overwhelming. I am here to offer you support, encouragement, and guidance towards a healthier and more meaningful life. I look forward to meeting you!


I am trained in several different evidence-based treatment approaches such as Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Cognitive-behavioral Therapy. I will work with you in an open, direct, and collaborative manner to thoroughly assess the issues at hand and to develop treatment goals so that measurable progress can be noticed.

Felix Boratyn, LMSW

he/him

734-559-3540

Specialties: Anger, Depression, Substance Abuse/ Addiction, Emotional Regulation, Mindfulness, ADHD

Populations: Adults, Adolescents

Modalities: Individual, Group

My aim is to help clients navigate challenges, build skills and insight, and find meaning and enjoyment in their lives.  I’ve pursued this through Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), mindfulness/ grounding interventions, and motivational interviewing. I have experience in substance use disorder assessment and treatment, and have worked with both adults and adolescents. My style is empathetic and non-judgemental, and responsive to your priorities and perspective.

Madeline Chen, LLMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialities: Anxiety, Anger, Career Counseling, Depression, Eating Disorders, Life Coaching, LGBTQIA+, IPV, Pregnancy/Postpartum, Relationships, Racial Stress, Self Esteem, Sexual Violence, School Issues, Stress, Spirituality/Religion, Substance Use, Trauma, PTSD, Women’s Issues

Populations: Adolescents, Adults

Modalities: Individual, Group

Certifications: Trauma Informed Practice

Welcome to therapy! I hope to engage you in a space that is safe, accepting, and supportive. I take an intersectional approach to therapy, drawing on your strengths and important identities and experiences to facilitate our journey. My approach to therapy is to help you build a strong and trusting relationship with yourself. I am simply here to support and encourage you in making changes to improve your quality of life. Everyone needs support every once in a while, as we face many challenges in life, it can be helpful to have another person to help carry the weight.


I work with a variety of clients and conditions using motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and acceptance commitment therapy. I look forward to working with you and joining you on your journey!

Richard Cole, LLMSW

he/him

734-559-3540

Specialties: ADHD, Autism, Men’s issues, LGBTQIA+, Self Esteem, Grief, Depression, Anxiety, Polyamory, Sex Positive, Relationship issues, White Privilege and Fragility, Stress, Sleep issues

Populations: Adults, Older Adults

Modalities: Individual, Relationship

Congratulations on taking the first step to becoming a better you. You recognize that what you have been doing isn’t getting you the results you want. Whether this is your first time trying therapy, or you’re returning to therapy, I am grateful you’re here. My approach is helping you find your strengths while giving you the tools and tips to make long-lasting change. You are already doing the hard work, but I will guide you in finding what works best for you. Each person is unique and has their own journey- what works for one person may not work for another. My goal is not to be your “fixer” but to help you

understand yourself, your gifts, and your strengths, in order to reach measurable goals.


As a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, I understand what it’s like to live at the intersections of multiple marginalized identities while also navigating the challenges life can present. I want to help you manage and overcome whatever life has thrown at you. I take a client-centered approach that utilizes

DBT, motivational interviewing, and CBT. I look forward to meeting you.

Caitlin Conroy, LMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: ADHD, Anger, Anxiety, Autism, Depression, Family Conflict, Grief/Loss, Parenting, Pregnancy/Prenatal/Postpartum, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self-Harming, Self Esteem, Trauma/PTSD

Populations: Infants/Toddlers, Children, Adolescents, Adults

Modalities: Individual

Hello! I am so glad you are here taking your first steps to personal growth and seeking therapy. My goal is to create a space where you feel safe, accepted, and encouraged. I believe that one of the most important pieces of successful treatment is the quality of the relationship between therapist and client. I work with a range of backgrounds and ages but I specialize in working with children and teens. I use a client centered, strength based approach and make building a trusting relationship a priority.


When working with children I use an individualized approach including play therapy, teaching calming strategies, and how to manage emotions. I have experience working with a number of issues such as anxiety, depression, grief and loss, anger management, trauma, family problems, ADHD, autism, and behavior management.

Kristen Crone, LLMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialities: ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Domestic violence, Self esteem, Sexual abuse, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Women's issues

Populations: Adolescents, Adults

Modalities: Individualss

Certificate in Trauma Informed Care


Life can be hard sometimes, and I commend you for seeking help. Everyone's journey needs a support system, and I would like to be a part of yours. I have a non-judgmental style of therapy that I use to create a safe space together and build the rapport needed to work on the difficult moments in your life. I utilize a strengths-based approach, which means together, we will look for the strengths you already possess and determine how best to apply them in different situations.

I have experience working with adults, kids, and teens who have experienced anxiety, depression, sexual assault, domestic violence, unresolved trauma, and other distressing life situations. I like to think outside the box and tailor my method to your unique experience. I look forward to working with you on your journey through this thing we call life.

Beth Deutschman, LPC

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: Addiction/Substance Abuse, Anger, Anxiety, Codependency, Depression, Divorce, Family Conflict, Grief/Loss, Infidelity, Marital/Premarital, Pregnancy/Prental/Postpartum, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Sexuality, Sleep Issues, Stress

Populations: Adults, Older Adults

Modalities: Individual, Couples

Welcome and congratulations! You have taken the brave and, hopefully, empowering step of seeking help. You have acknowledged that something in your life or relationship is no longer working for you and you have sought support in addressing it. While change can be scary and difficult, it can also be rewarding and worthwhile. Through the therapeutic process we can develop a better awareness of our strengths and our needs while learning new personal and interpersonal skills that support healthy patterns.


In my role as a counselor, I aim to assist couples and individuals as they embark on the journey of change, gently helping to address barriers towards living a more fulfilling life. I strive to approach each client with the understanding that we are all doing the best we can with what we have. My goal is to create a safe, non-judgmental space for this work with an emphasis on collaborative communication, empathy, and curiosity. My approach is informed by the evidence-based practices of Emotion Focused Therapy, the Gottman Method, CBT, and DBT. I look forward to taking the next step with you.

Keelan Dougherty, LLMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family Conflict, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self Esteem, Intellectual/Developmental/Learning Disabilities, Women's Issues, Sleep Issues

Populations: Children, Adolescents, Adults

Modalities: Individual

Trainings: Mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR)

Hello and welcome!


I aim to provide a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental space so that my clients can feel heard, encouraged, and accepted as they are, and as they choose to be. The therapeutic relationship is collaborative and my role is to accompany you on your journey toward emotional well-being while letting you take the lead. I can provide you with specific coping mechanisms and strategies that can help you live a more satisfying life.


The therapeutic approach I use involves a holistic perspective that incorporates cognitive-behavioral therapy(CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy(ACT), strengths-based practice, and mindfulness techniques. Together, we can develop a plan that best meets your needs.

Sami Dwornick, LLMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Gender identity, Grief/loss, Intellectual, developmental, or learning disabilities, LGBTQ+, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Stress, Women's issues

Populations: Adolescents, Adults

Modalities: Individual, Family, Group


Your thoughts, feelings, and emotions are what make you human. And sometimes we need someone else to help us unravel some of those .As someone who has struggled with anxiety, panic attacks, LGBTQA+ issues, people pleasing, life transitions and has sat on the other side of a therapy session, I understand how hard it can be to reach out to someone for help when we're in a tough time. My hope is that I can be a safe space for you to understand what you're going through and help find helpful ways to cope to become your most authentic self. I use a holistic and eclectic approach and work to build a collaborative and supportive environment for my clients, utilizing mindfulness and trauma informed care into my practice. I work with many different clients and issues, interests include anxiety, depression, overall stress management, panic, LGBTQA+ issues, life transitions, college stress, ADHD and neurodivergence, women’s issues, familial and relationship stress, self-esteem, and body image. Reaching out is the first step, and I'd love to take that step with you to live your most thriving self.

Cyndi Flood, LLMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: Anger, Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, Domestic Violence, Eating Disorders, Family Conflict, Grief/Loss, Intellectural/Developmental/Learning Disabilities, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Personality Disorders, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self-Harming, Self Esteem, Sexual Abuse, Sleep Issues, Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma/PTSD, Women's Issues

Populations: Children, Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults

Modalities: Individual

The twists and turns that we come to face as we go through our journey in life can be intimidating and isolating at times. Growth can feel stagnant, hope can feel sparse, and the thought of overcoming whatever you’re facing may feel impossible. My approach to therapy is to provide a safe, nonjudgmental, and supportive environment, where we can work through whatever life throws your way, together.


I obtained my Bachelors of Social Work from Eastern Michigan University in 2020, and then continued my education at Wayne State University in 2021, where I got my Masters in Social Work. While in my master's program, I focused on Family Systems theory, as well as holistic approaches to social work practice.  I’ve previously worked in psychiatric hospitals; one for children and adolescents, and one for adults, and have significant knowledge and experience about trauma and how it can influence our mind and body.


It is my greatest hope and desire to help support you through whatever you are going through. Life is confusing and frustrating, but with the right tools and support, prosperity is not only a possibility but a goal to be achieved.

Erin Gaines, LLMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialities: Addiction/substance abuse, Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, Grief/loss, Pregnancy, prenatal, postpartum, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Sexual abuse, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Women's issues

Populations: Adults, Older Adults 

Modalities: Individual

Seeking therapy takes courage. I congratulate you for beginning (or continuing) to nurture your mental health! You are already putting in the work to take care of yourself by searching for a therapist. Due to mental health struggles or challenging experiences in life, we may lose touch or feel disconnected from ourselves. My goal is to help you reconnect with yourself so you can grow with self compassion. I will work with you to identify your inner strengths, worries, hopes, values and needs in a non-judgemental space at your own pace. I understand it can be hard to be open about how you are feeling…I will be intentional at creating a safe,supportive environment for you to express your authentic self and speak your truth in the way you feel most comfortable. I accept you as you are and believe that all your experiences in life have led you to be the unique individual you are today. A unique individual who deserves respect, patience and care.

I provide a collaborative, affirming and understanding presence to help people explore various experiences with depression, postpartum depression, anxiety, substance use, trauma, grief, low self esteem and difficult life adjustments. Through gentle curiosity, I will assist you in self exploration, awareness and acceptance. I utilize an eclectic approach to therapy with motivational interviewing, acceptance and commitment therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy to fit your individual goals. Your journey towards healing matters and I would be honored to be a part of it.

Dawn Harbaugh, LMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: Anxiety, Bipolar, Chronic Illness/Pain, Codependency, Depression, Divorce, Family Conflict, Gender Identity, Grief/Loss, Infertility, LGBTQ+, Pregnancy/Prenatal/Postpartum, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Stress, Women's Issues

Populations: Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults

Modalities: Individual, Couples, Family

Life can be overwhelming and quite challenging at times. Having a willingness to make a change is the first step in creating a life you would like to participate in. My approach is collaborative and unique to each person I meet. Whether you would like to develop interpersonal skills to improve relationships, regulate emotions, manage symptoms of depression and anxiety, address history of trauma, cope with grief and loss, or interpersonal challenges due to life change, together we can engage in a therapeutic process to meet your needs.


Become a full participant in your own life, learn to manage life's ups and down by developing life long skills, ones that that connect with your personal values.

Hassan Jafer, LMSW

he/him

734-559-3540

Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Grief/Loss, Men's Issues, Personality Disorders, Self Esteem, Stress, Trauma/PTSD

Populations: Adolescents, Adults

Modalities: Individual

My approach to therapy relies on creating a safe environment to assist my clients in processing and healing various aspects of their lives. It is imperative to provide a therapeutic relationship built on trust and compassion, in order to help my client reach their goals. Through empathy and acceptance, I will work with my client towards restoration, happiness, satisfaction, and the unlocking of their true potential.


I am committed in providing and implementing the most effective professional services. My areas of expertise are Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Humanistic and Person-Centered modalities. The goal is to provide therapy that thrives through gentle exploration of one’s thoughts, emotions, feelings, and sense of self.

Jennifer Jagusch, LMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Relationship Issues

Populations: Adults

Modalities: Individual

My approach to therapy is grounded in my belief that every person is capable of positive change. My role is to work with you to help you recognize the strengths you already have, develop a deeper understanding of yourself, let go of unhelpful habits, and gain a different perspective on the challenges you’re facing. Feeling stuck, alone, or hopeless at times is a normal part of being human, and making the decision to work toward change takes courage. Above all else, I am here to offer caring, nonjudgmental support and to give you space to explore your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Together, we will find the tools to fit your specific needs, and seek insight into what is holding you back from living your fullest and most meaningful life.

Matthew Joseph, LLMSW

he/him

734-559-3540

Specialties: ADHD, Anger, Anxiety, Autism, Depression, Divorce, Intellectual/Developmental/Learning Disorders, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem

Populations: Adults

Modalities: Individual

Certifications: Crisis Prevention Intervention Certified

My approach to therapy is to focus on both the collaborative process between therapist and client as well as the eventual independence of the client from the therapeutic process. This is achieved over time, and I explain to my clients that therapy is not rushed, but is a process. I focus on where the client is in their walk of life and meet them at their level. This helps them to build rapport and trust with the clinician.


The ultimate goal of the therapeutic process in CBT is to be able to give your clients the tools and information necessary for them to become their own therapist. This is where I come in. In working with my clients, I will help them to realize that they can overcome their negative thoughts and better their lives without having to see a therapist. I also focus on the client’s strengths so that they are able to harness those strengths for positive outcomes.


I have experience working with adults who suffer from depression, anxiety, anger and those who have disabilities(ASD, ADHD, ODD,). I look forward to helping you in your journey to become the person you want yourself to be.

Donna Judge, LPC

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: Addiction/Substance Abuse, Anxiety, Codependency, Depression, Grief/Loss, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Stress, Trauma/PTSD

Populations: Adults

Modalities: Individual, Group, Couples

Certifications: Certified PREPARE/ENRICH Couples Facilitator

Hello and welcome! Congratulations for taking this step towards making a positive change in your life. I am here to help, and to provide a safe, nonjudgmental space to allow you to process whatever hurdles, feelings, or thoughts you are experiencing. As a person-centered therapist, I see a trusting relationship as paramount to effectuate any sort of change. I am ready to listen to your concerns, guide you towards accomplishing your goals, and help you see and build upon your strengths. I am trained in many treatment approaches, including motivational interviewing, solution-focused therapy, EMDR, and cognitive behavioral therapy. I believe everyone has the capacity to improve, and I am here to help you through the growing pains that come with change.

Breanna Lange, LLMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialities: ADHD, Anger, Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, Eating disorders, Family conflict, Grief/loss, Obsessive compulsive disorder, Personality disorders, Relationship issues, Self-harming, Self esteem, Sexual abuse, Sleep issues, Stress, Suicidal ideation, Trauma/PTSD

Populations: Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults 

Modalities: Individual

Hello! My approach to therapy is to create a safe, therapeutic space for individuals to learn about themselves and grow. I strongly believe that everyone has it within themselves to make changes that promote good mental health and well-being. Whether you see this in yourself or not, I will work beside you as you realize your strengths. You are the expert in your own life. It is my goal to support you in your mental health journey as you lead the way. I will provide tools and coping skills catered to you that can lead to a more fulfilling life. I also acknowledge that therapy can be difficult. Whether it is changing old habits, forming new thinking patterns, or digging up old trauma, therapy isn’t easy. However, the most difficult step is reaching out for help. As soon as you walk through the door or sign in online, that is already a strength of yours that we can acknowledge.

I have experience in treating individuals across the lifespan with depression, anxiety, anger, personality disorders, grief, and more. The modalities I use most often in therapy are Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). We will work together to find what works best for you. I look forward to meeting you!

Kathryn Marburger, LPC

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: Addiction/Substance Abuse, ADHD, Anger, Anxiety, Bipolar, Codependency, Depression, Domestic Violence, Gender Identity, Grief/Loss, LGBTQ+, Men's Issues, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self-Harm, Self Esteem, Sexual Abuse, Sexuality, Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma/PTSD, Women's Issues

Populations: Adolescents, Adults

Modalities: Individual, Group

I welcome you! I provide a non-judgmental, empathetic, and safe environment for my clients to be heard and accepted, just as they are, and as they want to be.


My approach to therapy is based in a humanistic foundation. I believe each person is the expert of their own life and view their ideas, creativity, and input as essential to empower them and to make the changes they desire. The therapeutic relationship is collaborative and built on mutual respect, compassion, and authenticity. I aim to maintain a delicate balance of meeting my clients where they are while also gently guiding them towards their own goals. I consider it an honor and privilege to step inside your world and walk alongside you on your path towards healing, growth, and discovery.

Elise McNulty, LMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Grief/Loss, Sleep Issues, Stress, Women's Issues

Populations: Adults

Modalities: Individual

Establishing a supportive space for individuals involves the art of holding space—a non-judgmental presence that fosters complete visibility and attentive listening. My commitment in this professional endeavor is to create a space that embodies these principles, guiding individuals along their unique paths.


In my therapeutic approach, I embrace a holistic perspective that integrates various methodologies, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, solution-focused, strengths-based, and mindfulness approaches. The techniques employed are tailored to your specific needs and preferences, and together, we collaboratively determine the most effective strategies to achieve your goals. My role is to help you identify valuable tools for your journey and support their integration in a

way that aligns with your life.


On a professional note, I'm currently pursuing certification in perinatal mental health, enhancing my skills to better cater to your specific needs. I look forward to the opportunity to hold this space for you and embark on this transformative journey together.

Jacob Pattenaude, LMSW, CAADC

he/him

734-559-3540

Specialties: Addiction/Substance Abuse, ADHD, Anger, Anxiety, Autism, Bipolar, Chronic Illness/Pain, Codependency, Depression, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family Conflict, Grief/Loss, Infertility, Infidelity, Intellectual/Developmental/Learning Disabilities, Marital/Premarital, Men's Issues, Parenting, Personality Disorders, Pregnancy/Prenatal/Postpartum, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self-Harm, Self Esteem, Sex Therapy, Sexual Abuse, Sexuality, Sleep Issues, Spirituality, Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma/PTSD, Women's Issues

Populations: Infants/Toddlers, Children, Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults

Modalities: Individual, Couples, Family, Group

Certifications: CAADC (Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor)

I recognize that the most important aspect to an effective therapeutic treatment is the quality of the relationship between the client and therapist. Through this collaborative approach, the client and I identify their strengths and build on these characteristics through therapy. We identify areas in the individuals’ life which are not useful or producing an undesirable outcome-such as self-destructive behavior, poor communication skills, etc.


I work with the client to discover why the individual is behaving in these patterns, by using my training in psychodynamic theory. This enables the client to gain an understanding of their symptoms and behavior and become more able to make practical, helpful changes. This way of working can help them live a more fulfilling life with understanding and meaning.

Dorian Pello, MA, LPC, CAADC

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: Addiction/Substance Abuse, Anger, Anxiety, Bipolar, Chronic Illness/Pain, Codependency, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Eating Disorders, Family Conflict, Grief/Loss, Infidelity, LGBTQ+, Marital/Premarital, Men's Issues, OCD, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Self-Harm, Self Esteem, Sex Therapy, Sexuality, Sleep Issues, Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Trauma/PTSD, Women's Issues

Populations: Adults, Older Adults

Modalities: Individual, Couples

Certifications: CAADC (Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor)


*Offering Telehealth Only*


My experience as a clinician has been about providing client centered care. I have worked with many diverse individuals and groups; and helped to support positive change in a vast number of issues for those I have worked with in treatment. I am a fully Licensed Professional Counselor and am a Certified Advance Alcohol and Drug Counselor. I believe in a client-counselor treatment modality that shares respect, empathy, and realness.

Stacy Peterson, LMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: Anxiety, Body Image, Chronic Illness/Pain, Depression, Divorce, Family Conflict, Gender Identity, Grief/Loss, Infertility, Infidelity, LGBTQ+, Marital/Premarital, Men's Issues, Parenting, Pregnancy/Prenatal/Postpartum, Relationship Issues, Sex Therapy, Sexual Health, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Women's Issues

Populations: Adults, Older Adults

Modalities: Individual, Couples

Certifications: Certificate from the Sexual Health Certificate Program at the University of Michigan

I believe that we are all worthy of dignity, respect, and love. This does not mean we have not suffered or experienced shame, guilt, and loss for things we have done and things that have been done to us.


With you as the guide and me in a support role, I hope we can explore these issues so that healing and peace will occur. On this sometimes difficult and challenging journey, I hope we can get to work together to find resolution and understanding and come to the place where you are empowered to make new and healthier choices.

Katie Poplawski, LMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: ADHD, Anxiety, Codependency, Depression, Divorce, Grief/Loss, Infidelity, Marital/Premarital, OCD, Personality Disorders, Pregnancy/Prenatal/Postpartum, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Stress, Trauma/PTSD

Populations: Adults, Older Adults

Modalities: Individual, Couples

If you are feeling more overwhelmed, anxious, angry or depressed than you were before the pandemic, then congratulations, you have a functioning brain and nervous system! Please feel free to reach out to me if your capacity to deal with emotions or other people are compromised these days. Feeling calm or back in control is not an exercise in logic and rationality; if it were, people would not need therapists. I can assist you with noticing, understanding and regulating the often baffling, subtle/extreme responses that originate from the deepest, most primitive regions of your brain and nervous system so you can regain your footing.


My clinical interests are focused on how human development is affected by chronic stress, multiple losses and trauma--as well as how people survive, recover and flourish in spite of adversity. My practice is informed by current scientific research and evidence-based approaches to grief and trauma recovery.

Ashley Reid, LMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: Addiction/Substance Abuse, Anger, Anxiety, Bipolar, Grief/Loss, Self Esteem, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Women's Issues

Populations: Adolescents, Adults

Modalities: Individual, Group

I believe in meeting the client where they are at with evidence-based approaches. I am here to help you through whatever challenges life has thrown your way. My approach is client centered, and I will work with you to meet your goals. I have experience working with life transition, anxiety, depression, addiction, trauma, personality disorders and more.  Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Seeking Safety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Motivational interviewing are some approaches I offer during treatment. I look forward to meeting with you, and helping you achieve your goals.

Chris Roberts, MA, LPC

he/him

734-559-3540

Specialties: Addiction/Substance Abuse, Anger, Anxiety, Codependency, Depression, Divorce, Family Conflict, Grief/Loss, Infidelity, LGBTQ+, Marital/Premarital, Men's Issues, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self Esteem,  Sexuality, Stress, Trauma/PTSD

Populations: Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults

Modalities: Individual, Couples, Family

Above all else, my role is to develop an authentic therapeutic relationship with my clients by being genuine, honest, and present. This supportive, collaborative approach allows clients to be themselves and fully engage with life’s ups and downs in a safe and welcoming environment. I believe this healing process promotes impactful, positive change that fosters personal growth throughout our lives.


I have experience working with anxiety, depression, relationship and intimacy issues, divorce, substance abuse, trauma, self-esteem issues, and many more of life’s challenges. I am also passionate about working with men regarding relationship issues, emotional awareness, and anger management.

Heather Robles, LMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: ADHD, Anxiety, Codependency, Depression, Divorce, Family Conflict, Grief/Loss, LGBTQ+, Martial/Premarital, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self Esteem, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Women's Issues

Populations: Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults

Modalities: Individual, Couples, Family

*Offering Telehealth Only*


We are all travelers on a journey called Life. Sometimes we stumble or feel lost when we encounter obstacles and crossroads along the way. Each person has the opportunity to seek a path toward happiness, but many of us carry baggage that becomes excessively burdensome. Baggage can manifest in many guises including: hand-me-down core beliefs, destructive lifestyle patterns, poor communication, dysfunctional relationships, unhealthy habits and coping strategies.


I believe that everyone has the potential to achieve their goals, but may not realize their strengths and abilities to navigate Life's twists and turns effectively. When we become overwhelmed or uncertain about the paths we choose to travel, it can be helpful to orient ourselves and take inventory of the resources and tools available. Despite each person's need to walk their own distinct path, it can be beneficial to obtain wisdom and guidance from supportive allies. I would like to help you increase your quality of life and realize your true potential.


I have worked with people of all ages and backgrounds to address a multitude of issues including unresolved grief/trauma, crisis intervention, sexual assault, domestic violence, substance abuse/recovery, relational conflict, poor self-image, and distressing emotions. I utilize an eclectic approach that is individually tailored to suit each client's needs, and incorporate various traditional, holistic and complementary therapies to help individuals, families and groups improve their personal accountability and strengthen healthy coping skills. I look forward to meeting you and helping you on your courageous journey through Life.

Grace Rowe, LLMSW

they/them

734-559-3540

Specialties: ADHD, Anxiety, Autism, Bipolar, Chronic illness/pain, Codependency, Depression, Family conflict, Gender identity, LGBTQ+, Marital/premarital, Obsessive compulsive disorder, Parenting, Relationship issues, School issues, Self esteem, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma/PTSD

Populations: Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults

Modalities: Individual, Couples

As a genderqueer and neurodivergent practitioner I personally understand how nerve wracking it can be to start your therapeutic journey with an unknown provider. As a trauma informed therapist I am committed to having a client-centered and collaborative approach catered to your personal growth and healing. I am passionate about working with people walking through anxiety, depression, adjustment, PTSD, C-PTSD, BPD, as well as queer and gender identity issues. As a theory backed practitioner I utilize CBT, DBT, ACT, IFS, and MI collaboratively throughout my sessions depending on the presenting concern. I work with both individuals and couples to meet client determined goals, and hope to create a productive and safe place to heal and grow.

Bear Rowe, LLMSW

they/them

734-559-3540

Specialties: Anxiety, Bipolar, Chronic Illness/Pain, Depression, Family Conflict, Gender Identity, Grief/Loss, LGBTQ+, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self Esteem, Sexuality, Sleep Issues, Stress

Populations: Adolescents, Adults

Modalities: Individual, Couples

Hello! My goal is always to create a safe and welcoming space for all. As a member of the LGBTQ+ community with intersectional identities I understand first-hand the inherent need of support and understanding as you embark on your journey of healing.   I will collaborate with you to navigate any obstacles or barriers you may be facing in life. Beginning this first step in a transformative process can nerve-wracking—first, I commend you for making the leap, and second, I commit to being your partner through this difficult and sometimes overwhelming process. In practice, I utilize a number of modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and mindfulness. My goal is to utilize a person-centered, intersectional, affirming, judgement free, and trauma-informed approach, and I hope to create a comfortable and safe environment for you to process, heal, and grow.

Megan Sanford, LLMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: Addiction/Substance Abuse, Anger, Anxiety, Codependency, Depression, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Grief/Loss, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Sexual Abuse, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Women's Issues

Populations: Adults, Older Adults

Modalities: Individual, Group

Welcome!  I strive to make therapy a meaningful experience through providing genuine support, safety, transparency, warmth, humor, and collaboration.  I believe in meeting you where you’re at and am committed to working alongside you as you develop positive coping skills to make changes in your life.


I utilize a trauma-informed, strengths-based, and person-centered approach.  I have experience addressing addiction, substance abuse, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, interpersonal issues, life transitions, personality disorders, suicidal thoughts, and trauma.  I pull from a variety of modalities including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Seeking Safety, and Mindfulness based practices.


I am glad you are here and look forward to working with you!

Nereida Senkbeil, LMSW, ACSW, BCD

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: ADHD, Anger, Anxiety, Bipolar, Chronic Illness/Pain, Codependency, Depression, Family Conflict, Grief/Loss, Parenting, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self Esteem, Stress, Women's Issues

Populations: Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults

Modalities: Individual, Family

Making the decision to start therapy isn’t always an easy one. It can bring up a mixture of emotions like worry or fear. These emotions might feel overwhelming, especially if you are already at a place in your life where you are experiencing the effects of strained relationships,emotional pain, confusion, or loneliness. I can appreciate the strength that it has taken for you to push through all of these things and take the first step towards the journey towards self discovery, self care, and most of all PEACE.


My approach as a therapist, can be described by a quote from a pioneer in the field of social work and family therapy, Virginia Satir. “I want you to get excited about who you are, what you are, what you have, and what can still be for you. I want to inspire you to see that you can go far beyond where you are right now.”


As your therapist, my goal is to create a safe space that allows you to tell your story. Using an integrative and eclectic approach that includes warmth, humor, and compassion, I will support you in identifying and overcoming the challenges that are impacting your ability live the life you want.


I am currently available for evening and weekend appointments both in person and virtually.

Makayla Starks, LLMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: Anger, Anxiety, Depression, Divorce, Domestic violence, Family conflict, Grief/loss, Infidelity, Marital/premarital, Parenting, Relationship issues, School issues, Sexual abuse, Stress

Populations: Adolescents, Adults

Modalities: Individual, Couples, Family

I received both my Bachelor of Psychology and Master of Clinical Social Work degrees from Michigan State University. My graduate program allowed me the opportunity to take advanced courses that enhanced my practice with couples and families. I am passionate about looking through a systemic lens to cultivate change within individuals. We are a product of our environment, after all.


The hallmark of my therapy style draws from a strengths-based approach. This means that I like to help clients find strengths in their adversities in order to build them up for resiliency. My goal is to provide a safe, inclusive environment led with compassion and unconditional positive regard. We will work collaboratively to create goals that align with your desired outcome of treatment.

Deborah Stone, LLMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Divorce, Family conflict, Grief/loss, Infertility, Infidelity, Marital/premarital, Parenting, Relationship issues, School issues, Self esteem, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Women's issues

Populations: Children, Adolescents, Adults

Modalities: Individual, Couples, Family


Deborah Stone, a licensed social worker, specializes in supporting children, teens, young adults, and families. Using an engaging, strength-based approach, she assists clients in tackling challenges like mental health, family dynamics, peer, social, and educational issues.

With a Master of Social Work degree from Wayne State University, Deborah blends Cognitive Behavior Therapy with play therapy and mindfulness techniques tailored to clients’ ages and specific needs. Through her empathetic guidance, she empowers clients to navigate life's complexities with confidence and resilience, aiding them in unlocking their full potential and thriving.

Julia Sultana, LLMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: Addiction/Subtance Abuse, ADHD, Anger, Anxiety, Depression, Family Conflict, Grief/Loss, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self Esteem, Spirituality, Stress, Women's Issues

Populations: Adults

Modalities: Individual, Family

Each of our lives are filled with different experiences, and we should not always have to navigate those experiences or challenges on our own. Finding a therapeutic space that allows you to explore those experiences, no matter how big or small they may seem, is the first step in understanding those experiences and how they may be impacting us.


My approach begins in a client-centered environment that focuses on creating a welcoming and open space for all individuals. My goal is to build trusting relationships through an empathetic and compassionate lens that allows clients to be themselves in a judgement free space. In creating this environment, we will work in a collaborative effort to set and work towards your personal goals within your own therapeutic journey.

Aida Taleb, LMSW

she/her

734-559-3540

Specialties: ADHD, Anger, Anxiety, Bonding with Your Inner Child, Chronic Illness/Pain, Codependency, Depression, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Grief/Loss, Parenting, Personality Disorders, Relationship Issues, School Issues, Self Esteem, Sexual Abuse, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Women's Issues

Populations: Children, Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults

Modalities: Individual

As a therapist, I believe individuals are the experts of their own life, and with this understanding my goal is to listen, understand, empower, and help my clients find solutions to the difficulties they may be facing.


My approach to therapy is holistic and I recognize the importance of understanding the relationship between our thoughts, actions, and emotions, and offer tools to intervene. In the session, I believe in the inherent strengths that every person holds as a result of their journey, both through the ups and the downs of life.


I recognize that at some point we may not be able to put the pieces of the puzzle together alone, and we require someone that is willing to listen, understand, empower, and help us make sense of it all. That is where I come in. I am present to collaboratively help bring holistic, integrative, and empowering guidance for the benefit of my clients. My goal is to work together with my clients to understand and balance these parts of their experiences in a way that is healthy and constructive for them.

Adam Walters, LMSW

he/him

734-559-3540

Specialties: Anxiety, Family conflict, Grief/loss, Self esteem, Stress, Aging and care giving

Populations: Adults, Older Adults

Modalities: Individual


Welcome to your first step of healing and growth as we start the journey of personal development.  Let's work together on the best way to heal past wounds and build our best selves, focusing on and identifying your strengths to achieve your goals. No journey of growth is easy, but we can certainly make it worth the effort.

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