Washtenaw County, MI Psychotherapist General Practice Areas:


Adolescent Psychotherapy: Tanis Allen, M.S.W.; Thomas Brewer, Ph.D.; Marian Karl, Ph.D.; Nancy Martin, M.S.W.Melissa Richter, M.S.W.Laura Sanders, M.S.W.

Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy: Diane Agresta, Psy.D.; Norman Alessi, M.D.; Michelle Avery-Ferguson, M.S.W; Emilie Lerner, Ph.D.; Taylor Nezich, M.S.; Laura Sanders, M.S.W.

Early Childhood Psychotherapy: Diane Agresta, Psy.D.

Family & Conjoint Psychotherapy: Diane Agresta, Psy.D.; Barbara Cornblath, Ph.D.Michelle Ferguson, M.S.W; Beverly Griffor, Ph.D.; Anna Konigsberg, M.S.W.Barbara LaHood, Ph.D.; Nancy Martin, M.S.W.; Andrew Orosan-Weine, Ph.D.; Lawrence Perlman, Ph.D.; Jennifer Ratliff-Moss, M.S.W.; Dale Simmerman, M.S.W.

General Adult Psychotherapy: Diane Agresta, Psy.D.; Norman Alessi, M.D.; Mary Anderson, Ph.D.Barbara Cornblath, Ph.D.; Robin Kahler, M.S.W.; Marian Karl, Ph.D.; Lewis Okun, Ph.D.; Claudia Kraus Piper, M.S.W.; Melissa Richter, M.S.W.; Michelle Samuel, M.S.W.Danielle TenCate-Cole, M.S.W.

General Psychotherapy: Adrianne Camero-Sulak, Psy.D.; Lisa Robinson, M.S.W.

Group Psychotherapy: Kristin Blackburn, M.S.W.

Individual Adult Psychotherapy: Mary Anderson, Ph.D.; Michelle Avery-Ferguson, M.S.WLinda Berlin, M.S.W.;  Thomas Brewer, Ph.D.; James Etzkorn, Ph.D.; Sonya Freiband, Ph.D.; Cindy Gault, M.S.W.; Holly Gist-Richer, M.S.S.W.; Katie Gordon, M.S.W.; Glenn Kagan, M.S.W.; Robin Kahler, M.S.W.; Michael Kaplan, M.S.W.; Barbara LaHood, Ph.D.; Emilie Lerner, Ph.D.; Reena Liberman, M.S.; Kathleen Nelson, M.S.W.; Taylor Nezich, M.S.; Matruka Sherman, M.S.W.; Jennifer Stein, M.A.; Jan Ulrich, M.S.W.

Individual Psychotherapy: Kristin Blackburn, M.S.W.; Nancy Martin, M.S.W.; Andrew Orosan-Weine, Ph.D.; Lawrence Perlman, Ph.D.; Jennifer Ratliff-Moss, M.S.W.; Melisa Schuster, M.S.W.; Ann Shields, Ph.D.; Dale Simmerman, M.S.W.; Tamar Springer, Ph.D.

Marriage & Couples Counseling:
Mary Anderson, Ph.D.: Josie Barnard, M.A.; Kristin Blackburn, M.S.W.; Julie Boyd, M.A.; Barbara Cornblath, Ph.D.;   Michael Kaplan, M.S.W.Anna Konigsberg, M.S.W.Reena Liberman, M.S.; Nancy Martin, M.S.W.; Lewis Okun, Ph.D.; Andrew Orosan-Weine, Ph.D.; Claudia Kraus Piper, M.S.W.; Jennifer Towns, Ph.D.

Young Adult Individual Psychotherapy: Lynn Chandler, Ph.D.; Barbara LaHood, Ph.D.; Jennifer Ratliff-Moss, M.S.W.; Melissa Richter, M.S.W.


Psychotherapist Therapeutic Specialty Areas:

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) -
Danielle TenCate-Cole, M.S.W.
Addictions Treatment- 
Melisa Schuster, M.S.W.
ADHD, ADD & LD-
Marian Karl, Ph.D.;  Renee Lajiness-O'Neill, Ph.D.
Adult Survivors of Dysfunctional Families-
  Janet Fry, M.S.W.; Taylor Nezich, M.S.
Anger Management-
Thomas Brewer, Ph.D.
Anxiety & Depression- Tanis Allen, M.S.W.; Mary Anderson, Ph.D.; Linda Berlin, M.S.W.Kristin Blackburn, M.S.W.;  Adrianne Camero-Sulak, Psy.D.Holly Gist-Richer, M.S.S.W.; Marian Karl, Ph.D.; Barbara LaHood, Ph.D.; Emilie Lerner, Ph.D.; Annette Marciel, M.Ed.; Claudia Kraus Piper, Jennifer Ratliff-Moss, M.S.W.; Melissa Richter, M.S.W.; Ashlea Walton, M.S.W.
Anxiety Disorders- Norman Alessi, M.D.; Julie Boyd, M.A.; Thomas Brewer, Ph.D.; Perry Engstrom, M.S.W.; Katie Gordon, M.S.W.;  Laurie Krauth, M.A.Kathleen Nelson, M.S.W.; Lisa Robinson, M.S.W.; Tamar Springer, Ph.D.
Attachment Issues & Treatment-
Susan Gibney, M.S.; Laura Sanders, M.S.W.
Autistic Spectrum Disorders-
Norman Alessi, M.D.; Michelle Samuel, M.S.W.
Behavioral Psychology-
Taylor Nezich, M.S.
Bipolar Disorder-
Norman Alessi, M.D.; Marian Karl, Ph.D.
Body-Mind Approaches-
Kristin Blackburn, M.S.W.; James Etzkorn, Ph.D.; Cindy Gault, M.S.W.; Jennifer Ratliff-Moss, M.S.W.; Matruka Sherman, M.S.W.
Care-Giver Counseling-
Julie Boyd, M.A.
Chemical Dependency Treatment & Evaluations (including Codependency & ACOAs)- Perry Engstrom, M.S.W.; Janet Fry, M.S.W.; Katie Gordon, M.S.W.; Michael Kaplan, M.S.W.; Melissa Richter, M.S.W.
Child Management & Parenting- Siri Gottlieb, M.S.W.; Anna Konigsberg, M.S.W.Andrew Orosan-Weine, Ph.D.
Chronic & Life Threatening Illness-
Tanis Allen, M.S.W.; Linda Berlin, M.S.W.; Barbara LaHood, Ph.D.; Danielle TenCate-Cole, M.S.W.
Circle of Security Parenting-
Jan Ulrich, M.S.W.
Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy-
Adrianne Camero-Sulak, Psy.D. Laurie Krauth, M.A.
Co-Occuring Disorders-
Janet Fry, M.S.W.; Melissa Richter, M.S.W.
Court Ordered or Court Involved Assessment & Therapy-  Beverly Griffor, Ph.D.
Creative Expression Development- James Etzkorn, Ph.D.
Depression-  Thomas Brewer, Ph.D.; Barbara Cornblath, Ph.D.; Sonya Freiband, Ph.D.; Cindy Gault, M.S.W.; Katie Gordon, M.S.W.; Taylor Nezich, M.S.; Harry Rai, M.D.; Lisa Robinson, M.S.W.; Tamar Springer, Ph.D.Linda Thomson, M.S.W.; Ashlea Walton, M.S.W.
Dissociative Disorders -
Diane Agresta, Psy.D.
Divorce Issues-
Nancy Martin, M.S.W.; Dale Simmerman, M.S.W.
Domestic Violence-
Lewis Okun, Ph.D.
Dual Diagnosis-
Melissa Richter, M.S.W.
Dysfunctional Families-
Nancy Martin, M.S.W.
Eating Disorders- Tanis Allen, M.S.W.; Barbara Cornblath, Ph.D.; Cindy Gault, M.S.W.; Jennifer Stein, M.A.
Educator/Lecturer/Author-
Jennifer Towns, Ph.D.
Emotionally Focused Marital Therapy-
Jennifer Ratliff-Moss, M.S.W.
End of Life Doula-
Norman Alessi, M.D.
Eye Movement Desensitization  Reprocessing-
 Holly Gist-Richer, M.S.S.W.; Michael Kaplan, M.S.W.; Lewis Okun, Ph.D.; Melisa Schuster, M.S.W.; Matruka Sherman, M.S.W.; Jan Ulrich, M.S.W.
French Speaking Clients-
Jan Ulrich, M.S.W.
Gambling Addiction-
Anita Griffin, M.S.W.
Geek Therapy & Therapeutic Gaming-  Beverly Griffor, Ph.D.
Gender Identity/Expression & Sexual Orientation -
Adrianne Camero-Sulak, Psy.D., Anna Konigsberg, M.S.W.Laura Sanders, M.S.W.; Hannah Wallerstein, Ph.D.
Grief, Loss & Bereavement- Tanis Allen, M.S.W. Linda Berlin, M.S.W.; Kristin Blackburn, M.S.W.; Barbara LaHood, Ph.D.; Emilie Lerner, Ph.D.; Kathleen Nelson, M.S.W.; Ann Shields, Ph.D.; Danielle TenCate-Cole, M.S.W.; Ashlea Walton, M.S.W.
Holistic Treatment Modality-
  Kathleen Nelson, M.S.W.
Hypnosis-
Lewis Okun, Ph.D.
IFS Informed Therapy-
Holly Gist-Richer, M.S.S.W.
Immigration & Refugee Issues-
Laura Sanders, M.S.W.
Infant Mental Health-
Jan Ulrich, M.S.W.
Insomnia-
Lawrence Perlman, Ph.D.
Internal Family Systems Psychotherapy-
Tanis Allen, M.S.W.; Cindy Gault, M.S.W.; Jennifer Stein, M.A.
Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy-
Norman Alessi, M.D.
LGBTQ+-
Mary Anderson, Ph.D.; James Etzkorn, Ph.D.; Laurie Krauth, M.A.; Annette Marciel, M.Ed.;Laura Sanders, M.S.W.; Dale Simmerman, M.S.W.; Jennifer Towns, Ph.D.
Life Transitions/Adjustments-
Michael Kaplan, M.S.W.; Annette Marciel, M.Ed.
Major Mental Illness- Nancy Martin, M.S.W.; Nicole Turcotte-Ruiz, M.S.W.
Medication Management-
Norman Alessi, M.D.
Men's Issues-
Thomas Brewer, Ph.D.; Perry Engstrom, M.S.W
Mentoring for New Therapists: Melissa Butler, M.S.
Military-
Julie Boyd, M.A.
Midlife Growth & Change-
Melissa Butler, M.S.; Dale Simmerman, M.S.W.
Mood Disorders-
  Beverly Griffor, Ph.D.; Lawrence Perlman, Ph.D.; Ann Shields, Ph.D.
Neuropsychological Assessment-  Beverly Griffor, Ph.D.
Neurodiversity-
Norman Alessi, M.D.; Michelle Avery-Ferguson, M.S.W
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder-
Laurie Krauth, M.A.; Lawrence Perlman, Ph.D.
Parenting Guidance, Support & Education-
Michelle Avery-Ferguson, M.S.W
Parenting Children with Disabilities-
Michelle Avery-Ferguson, M.S.W
Perinatal Mental Health-
Jan Ulrich, M.S.W.; Ashlea Walton, M.S.W.
Personality Disorders-
Hannah Wallerstein, Ph.D.
Positive Growth & Chnge-
Linda Berlin, M.S.W.
Post Partum Depression-
Melisa Schuster, M.S.W.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder-
Norman Alessi, M.D.; Melissa Butler, M.S.; Adrianne Camero-Sulak, Psy.D.Holly Gist-Richer, M.S.S.W.Marian Karl, Ph.D.; Lewis Okun, Ph.D.; Michelle Samuel, M.S.W.; Jennifer Towns, Ph.D.; Cam Vozar, M.S.W.
Pregnancy Loss & Infertility-
Kathleen Nelson, M.S.W.
Psychedelic Assisted Psychotherapy-
Norman Alessi, M.D.
Psychosis-
Hannah Wallerstein, Ph.D.
Psychoanalysis- Sonya Freiband, Ph.D.; Hannah Wallerstein, Ph.D.
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy-  Sonya Freiband, Ph.D.; Reena Liberman, M.S.
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy-
  Emilie Lerner, Ph.D.; Michelle Samuel, M.S.W.; Hannah Wallerstein, Ph.D.
Racial/Biraial Idenity-
Jennifer Stein, M.A.
Recovery & Major Life Transitions
- Janet Fry, M.S.W.
Relationship Counseling-
Melissa Butler, M.S. Robin Kahler, M.S.W.Lisa Robinson, M.S.W.; Lynn Sipher, M.S.W.; Tamar Springer, Ph.D.; Jennifer Towns, Ph.D.
Reproductive Health-
 Marci Fishman, Ph.D.; Claudia Kraus Piper, M.S.W.; Ann Shields, Ph.D.
Sensiorimotor Psychotherapy-
James Etzkorn, Ph.D.; Robin Kahler, M.S.W.; Nichole Lorenz, M.S.W.; Danielle TenCate-Cole, M.S.W.
Sex Therapy-
Reena Liberman, M.S.; Michelle Samuel, M.S.W.; Claudia Kraus Piper, M.S.W.
Sexual Behavior Concerns-
Perry Engstrom, M.S.W.
Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity-
Reena Liberman, M.S.; Laura Sanders, M.S.W.
Short Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy-
Ann Shields, Ph.D.; Tamar Springer, Ph.D.
Solution Focused Brief Therapy- Lawrence Perlman, Ph.D.
Somatic Therapy: Melissa Butler, M.S.
Spirituality & Psychotherapy-
Matruka Sherman, M.S.W.; Jennifer Stein, M.A.
Supervision & Consultation-
Michelle Avery-Ferguson, M.S.W; Thomas Brewer, Ph.D.; Laura Sanders, M.S.W.
Survivors of Emotional/Physical/Sexual Abuse-
Sonya Freiband, Ph.D.; Laura Sanders, M.S.W.
Therapy Impasses & Ruptures-
Robin Kahler, M.S.W.
Transgender Counseling-
Anna Konigsberg, M.S.W.
Trauma & Recovery-
Linda Berlin, M.S.W.Julie Boyd, M.A.; Adrianne Camero-Sulak, Psy.D.; Janet Fry, M.S.W.; Katie Gordon, M.S.W.Robin Kahler, M.S.W.; Michael Kaplan, M.S.W.; Annette Marciel, M.Ed.;Anita Rubin-Meiller, M.S.W.; Jennifer Ratliff-Moss, M.S.W.; Laura Sanders, M.S.W.Danielle TenCate-Cole, M.S.W.; Ashlea Walton, M.S.W.
Traumatic Birth-
Melisa Schuster, M.S.W.
Women's Issues-
Diane Agresta, Psy.D.; Mary Anderson, Ph.D.Linda Berlin, M.S.W.Janet Fry, M.S.W.; Robin Kahler, M.S.W.; Laurie Krauth, M.A.; Lisa Robinson, M.S.W.; Melisa Schuster, M.S.W.; Matruka Sherman, M.S.W.Danielle TenCate-Cole, M.S.W.
Work/Rehabilitation Issues- Marian Karl, Ph.D.


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  

You may contact the Michigan Department of Consumer & Industry Services at 517-373-3740 or bhphelp@michigan.gov to verify the license of a specific mental health professional or for information about the requirements for specific licenses. If you know the permanent license I.D. of the professional, you may confirm their current licensing status at www.michigan.gov/lara

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