Livingston County, MI Psychotherapists

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Therapist Practice/Specialty Index

Insurance Service Providers Index


Lydia M. Adams, L.M.S.W.
The Relationship Center - Brighton, MI
Business Phone: 810-227-6218
Email: lydia@relationship-center-mi.com
Website: www.relationship-center-mi.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Social Work, University of Michigan, 2008
Licensed Master Social Worker #6801090428, State of Michigan, 2008- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Family & Conjoint Psychotherapy - 5 yrs. exp.
Marriage Counseling- 5 yrs. exp.
Individual Adult Counseling- 5 yr. exp.
Sexual Dysfunction - 5 yrs. exp.
Anxiety Disorders- 5 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Many insurances are accepted; please call. Sliding fee scale


Dianne Arman, L.M.S.W.
Private Practice- Brighton
Business Phone: 810-229-9679
Email:  arman58@netzero.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Casework, Wayne State University, 1977
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801011239, State of Michigan, 1979- Present
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist #4101005523, State of Michigan, 1989- Present
Certified Addictions Counselor-II, State of Michigan, 1988- Present
Certified Sex Therapist- AASECT, 1980- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Marriage Counseling- 21 yrs. exp.
Individual Adults with Depression & Anxiety- 25 yrs. exp.
Adult & Adolescent Women Sexual Abuse- 25 yrs. exp.
Mid-Life Growth & Change- 11 yrs. exp.
Imago Relationship Therapy-25 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: CIGNA, EARN, Horizon, Medicare, HBH.  $150/1.5 hour IMAGO session; $90.00/50 minute regular session

Olga C. Bachman-Thompson, Ph.D.
The Relationship Center - Brighton, MI
Business Phone: 810-227-6218
Email: olga@relationship-center-mi.com
Website: www.relationship-center-mi.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Detroit, 1983
Licensed Psychologist #6301003164, State of Michigan, 1985- Present
Member, Michigan Psychological Association
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Family & Conjoint Psychotherapy - 28 yrs. exp.
Marriage Counseling- 28 yrs. exp.
Individual Adult Counseling- 28 yr. exp.
Divorce Issues- 28 yrs. exp.
Women's Issues- 28 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Many insurances are accepted; please call. Sliding fee scale

Rhonda J. Bantsimba, L.L.M.S.W.
The Relationship Center- Brighton MI
Business Phone: 810-227-6218
Email: rhonda@relationship-center-mi.com
Website: www.relationship-center-mi.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 2010
Limited License Master Social Worker #6801092927, State of Michigan, 2011- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual Counseling- 1 yr. exp.
Marital Counseling
- 1 yr. exp.
Family Counseling - 1 yr. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Many insurances are accepted; please call. Sliding fee scale

Mary Clauser, Ph.D.  
Advanced Counseling- Brighton, MI
Business Phone: 810-220-2787 ext. 1264
Email: clauscasmar@sbcglobal.net

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Theo-Centric Psychology, Lasalle University, 2000
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 1985
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801035485, State of Michigan, 1987- Present
Certified Addictions Counselor, State of Michigan, 1999 to Present
Board Certified Diplomate, American Board of Examiners of Clinical Social Workers, 1993- Present
Member, Anxiety Disorders Association of America , 2005- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy- 22 yrs. exp.
Conjoint & Family Therapy- 22 yrs. exp.
Anxiety Disorders- 22 yrs. exp.
Chemical Dependency & Nutritional Therapy - 22 yrs. exp.
Depression & Divorce- 19 yrs. exp.
Learning Disabilities (ADD/ADHD) - 19 yrs. exp.
Geratric Psychotherapy- 19 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: BC/BS, Blue Care Network, CIGNA, HAP, EAP, M-Care, Medicare, Value Options; sliding fee scale

Suzanne M. Cleck, Psy.D.  
Advanced Counseling- Brighton, MI
Business Phone: 810-220-2787
Email: drsuzannecleck@comcast.net

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Michigan School of Professional Psychology, 2011
M.S.W., Social Work, Eastern Michigan University, 2003
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801085951, State of Michigan, 2005-present
Limited License Psychologist #6301015996, State of Michigan, 2011-present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychotherapy- 10+ yrs. exp.
Relational & Other Trauma Concerns (PTSD) - 10+ yrs. exp.
Depression, Anxiety & Adjustment Disorders- 10+ yrs. exp.
Bereavement - 10+ yrs. exp.
Dual Diagnosis (Addiction & Mental Illness)- 10+ yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Aetna, BC/BS, BC Complete, CIGNA, Medicare, Tricare & more; sliding fee scale

Joseph Dragun, Ph.D.
Relationship Center of Michigan - Brighton, MI
Business Phone: 810-227-6218
Email: joe@relationship-center-mi.com
Website: www.relationship-center-mi.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, The Union Institute, 1997
Psy.S., Humanistic & Clinical Psychology, Center for Humanistic Studies, 1994
Licensed Psychologist #6301009329, State of Michigan, 1997- Present
Member, American Psychological Association
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Marital & Relationship Counseling- 17 yrs. exp.
Individual Psychotherapy- 17 yrs. exp.
Group Therapy - 17 yrs. exp.
Clinical Supervision - 6 yr. exp.
Anger Management- 12 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Aetna, BC/BS, CIGNA, Cofinity, Managed Care Network, PHVC, Tricare, UBH


Karl S. Gill, M.A.
Relationship Center of Michigan - Brighton, MI
Business Phone: 810-227-6218
Email: karl@relationship-center-mi.com
Website: www.relationship-center-mi.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., Counseling, Eastern Michigan University, 2011
Limited License Professional Counselort #6401013238, State of Michigan, 2012- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Marriage Counseling- 2 yr. exp.
Child & Adolescent Assessments and Psychotherapy- 2 yr. exp.
Family & Conjoint Counseling- 2 yr. exp.
Anger Management- 2 yr. exp.

Divorce Issues- 2 yr. exp.

Insurance & Fee Information: Many insurances accepted; please call. Sliding fee scale


Kimberly Goodman, M.A.
Private Practice- Howell & Mason, MI
Business Phone: 517-507-1507
Email: kgoodman1962@aol.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., Mental Health & School Counseling, Siena Heights University, 2005
Licensed Professional Counselor #6401011181, State of Michigan, 2008- Present
Member, Michigan Association of School Counselors
Member, Michigan Mental Health Counselors Association
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child, Adolescent & Family Therapy- 7 yrs. exp.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy- 7 yrs. exp.
Individual Therapy- 7 yrs. exp.
Women's Issues- 7 yrs. exp.

Anxiety/Depression/General Grief & Loss Therapy- 7 yrs. exp.

Insurance & Fee Information: McLaren Health Plan & McLaren Health Advantage; fee- $110 per session


Mary Hayek, L.M.S.W.
Private Practice- Brighton, MI
Business Phone: 810-231-8093
Email: mhayek21@sbcglobal.net

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., Educational Psychology, University of Hawaii, 1976
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801061651, State of Michigan, 1990- Present
Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, Grief Recovery Institute, Sherman Oak CA, 2002- Present
Certified Trauma/Loss Specialist, TLC Institute, Grosse Point MI, 2007- Present
Certified Parent Educator, Love & Logic Institute, 1998- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Grief Recovery (all ages) - 5 yrs. exp.
Trauma/Loss- 2 yrs. exp.
Parent Education - 10 yrs. exp.
School Underachievement - 10 yrs. exp.
Fee Information: Sliding fee scale

Carrie L. Johnston, M.A.
Relationship Center of Michigan - Brighton, MI
Business Phone: 810-227-6218
Email: carrie@relationship-center-mi.com
Website: www.relationship-center-mi.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., School and Community Psychology, Wayne State University, 2006
Limited License Psychologist #6301013284, State of Michigan, 2006- Present
Member, American Psychological Association, 2006- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child & Adolescent Assessments & Psychotherapy- 7 yrs. exp.
Marriage Counseling- 7 yrs. exp.
Family Counseling- 7 yrs. exp.
Child Management & Parenting- 7 yrs. exp.

Insurance & Fee Information: Many insurances accepted; please call. Sliding fee scale


Jeri Lea Kroll, L.M.S.W.
Private Practice- Brighton, MI
Business Phone: 810-623-5737
Email: jerileakroll@hotmail.com
Website: www.jerileakroll.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice/Children & Youth, University of Michigan, 1995
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801069033, State of Michigan, 1995- Present
Post-Graduate Certificate, Working with At-Risk Infants, Toddlers & Their Families, University of Michigan, 1999
Distinguished Endorsement Member, Infant Mental Health Mentor (IMH-E, IV), 2003- Present
Certified Educator of Infant Massage, Infant Massage USA, 2003- Present
Member, Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health
Member, Great Start Livingston
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child Psychotherapy - 10 yrs. exp.
Parent-Infant & Early Childhood Psychotherapy - 10 yrs. exp.
Parent Guidance - 15 yrs. exp.
Attachment & Relationship-Based Therapy - 10 yrs. exp.
Trauma & Loss - 10 yrs. exp.
Reflective Supervision & Consultation - 5 yrs. exp.
Consultation to Child Care - 5 yrs. exp.
Fee Information: Sliding fee scale

Charlene C. Kushler, Ph.D.
Private Practice - Brighton, MI
Business Phone: 810-229-8074

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Michigan State University, 1991
M.A., Counseling Psychology, Michigan State University, 1985
M.S.W., Social Work, Michigan State University, 1979
Licensed Master Social Worker, State of Michigan
Member, American Psychological Association
Member, Michigan Psychological Association
Member, National Association of Social Workers
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Psychological Testing - 25+ yrs. exp.
Adult Assessments & Psychotherapy- 25+ yrs. exp.
Child & Adolescent Assessments & Psychotherapy- 25+ yr. exp.
Relationship Issues- 25+ yrs. exp.
Family Therapy- 25+ yrs. exp.

Susan Madigan McCombs, Ph.D.
Brighton Brief Therapy- Brighton, MI
Business Phone: 810-355-2400

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Art & Art Therapy, University of Chicago, 1984
M.S.W., Social Work, University of Michigan, 1998
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801087068, State of Michigan, 2008- Present
Naionally Certified Gambling Counselor, National Council on Problem Gambling, 1999 to Present
Outpatient Recovery, CAIT, Problem Assistance, SARF. Michigan Department of Consumer & Industry Services, 1999- Present
End of Life & Palliative Care Training (ELNEC), 2011
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder- 18 yrs. exp.
All Addictions (Relapse Prevention, Interventions)- 18 yrs. exp.
Pain Management & End of Life Care- 4 yrs. exp.
Divorce Issues - 18 yrs. exp.
Bariatric (Pre-Surgery Assessment, Counseling, Post-Surgery) Program Management- 8 yrs. exp.
Fee Information: Fee: $50-$100; sliding fee scale

Jeremy D. Novak, Ph.D.
Private Practice, Brighton, MI
Business Phones: Brighton- 810-225-1670
Website: www.metropsychonline.com
Email: jeremynovak@metropsychonline.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Wayne State University, 2002
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Wayne State University, 1999
Limited License Psychologist #6301012112, State of Michigan, 1999-2005
Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan, 2005- Present
Member, American Psychological Association, 1997- Present
Member, Michigan Psychological Association, 1997- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child & Adolescent Assessments & Psychotherapy- 5 yrs. exp.
General Adult Assessments & Psychotherapy- 5 yrs. exp.
Family & Conjoint Psychotherapy- 5 yrs. exp.
Psychological Testing & Evaluation- 5 yrs. exp.

Insurance Information: AETNA, BC/BS Traditional, Cofinity, Magellan Behavioral Health, State of Michigan, Preferred Choices, Wellness EAP; sliding fee scale.


Sallie Parker, L.M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor & Brighton, MI
Business Phone: 734-662-2828
Email: sallie.kay.parker@sbcglobal.net

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 1987
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice), State of Michigan, 1988- Present
Certified School Social Worker, State of Michigan, 1999- Present
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, 1990- Present
Member, Anxiety Disorders Association of America , 2005- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
General Adult Assessments & Psychotherapy- 18 yrs. exp.
Child & Adolescent Assessments & Psychotherapy- 18 yrs. exp.
Anxiety Disorders, Phobias, OCD - 18 yrs. exp.
Depression- 18 yrs. exp.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - 18 yrs. exp.
Cognitive Behavioral & Solution Focused Approaches- 18 yrs. exp.
Eating Disorders, Weight Management, Post Bariatric Surgery Adjustment - 18 yrs. exp.
Self Esteem- 18 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Private pay; sliding fee scale available to low income clients. Prepayment discounts available.

Kelly A. Riley, L.M.S.W.
Evolve Behavioral Health of Brighton- Brighton, MI
Business Phone: 810-599-9591
Email Address: kariley@evolvebrighton.com
Website: www.evolvebrighton.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Clinical Social Work, Michigan State University, 2002
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801089081, State of Michigan, 2008- Present
Level I & II Training, Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing International Association, 2007- Present
Member, National Association of Social Workers, 2005- Present
Certified Trauma and Loss Specialist, National Institue of Trauma & Loss in Children/TLC, 2007- Present
Certificate - Clinical Social Work with Families, Michigan State Uiversity, 2002
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Trauma- 7 yrs. exp.
Women's Issues- 7 yrs. exp.
Mood Disorders - 5 yrs. exp.
ADHD Assessments- 2 yrs. exp.
Domestic & Sexual Assault- 7 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Aetna, Bluecaid, Blue Care Network, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Priority Health; Sliding fee scale

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The full descriptions for the abbreviated academic degrees & licenses given above are as follows:

Academic Degrees: Licenses & Certifications
M.A.- Master of Arts C.A.C.- Certified Addictions Counselor
M.S.- Master of Science L.L.P.- Limited License Psychologist
M.S.W.- Master of Social Work L.P.- Licensed Psychologist
Ph.D.- Doctor of Philosophy L.P.C.- Licensed Professional Counselor
Ed.D.- Doctor of Education L.M.F.T- Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Psy.D.- Doctor of Psychology L.M.S.W.- Licensed Master Social Worker
M.D.- Doctor of Medicine  

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