Archive | Therapists

Health Benefits of Decluttering Your Home

There are significant mental health benefits from de-cluttering your home. The Marie Kondo Effect, the de-cluttering craze sweeping across social media around the country, is real and in practice by some therapists here in Metro Detroit. Among those that have practiced it before is therapist Carrie Krawiec, of the Birmingham Maple Clinic. She visited the Fox2 News studios Sunday morning to talk […]

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Shrink Rap (AD/HD)

The Center for AD/HD Single-Session Educational Seminars Understanding AD/HD: An overview David Garvelink, MA, LLP Coping with AD/HD in Adulthood Paula Jorné, PhD, LPC AD/HD Homework Challenges Transformed Harriet Green, MS Parenting Your Aspberger’s Child Paula Jorné, PhD, LPC Navigating and Advocating the School System on Your Child’s Behalf Jim Kors, MA, EdS For adults […]

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Joanne Willen, PhD

  Individual, couple, family and group psychotherapy with adolescents and adults. Areas of specialization include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, women’s issues, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and relationship problems. Psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral orientation.

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Kelley Watson, MA, LPC, NCC

Individual psychotherapy with adolescents and adults. Areas of specialization include ADD/ADHD, Asperger’s Syndrome, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), anxiety and depression. Psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral orientation.

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Olivia Thakkar, PsyD

Psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults. Individual, family and group therapy. Areas of interest include eating disorders, self-injury, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, relational and family issues, life transitions, stress management, immigration and cultural adjustment. Psychodynamic and humanistic orientation. Portuguese and Spanish fluency.

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Lawrence Schmidt, PhD, LLP

Individual, couple, family and group psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults. Areas of specialization include holistic psychotherapy, addictions, specific problems of youth, adolescents and young adults, pain management, health issues, anxiety and depression, divorce and separation issues, ADD/ADHD, grief and loss issues, anger management and transpersonal psychology. Specialized groups for youth with conduct disorders.

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Daniel P. O’Neil, MA, LLP

Individual and group psychotherapy with adolescents, adults and families. Areas of specialization include treatment of victims and perpetrators of abuse, trauma and violence, addictions (including drug, alcohol, and sex), persons in the legal system, trauma and PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). Cognitive behavioral and psycho-educational orientation. Group Therapy Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse Therapy Group Male […]

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Rita Mueller, MA, LLP

Psychotherapy with individuals, couples and families.  Areas of specialization and interest include relationship and family issues, domestic violence, immigration and cultural adjustment, life transitions, depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, insomnia, adjustment disorders and women’s issues.  Humanistic orientation and special training in Transactional Analysis. Fluent in German.       Articles / Groups / News

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Kristen Miller Beesley, PhD

Individual psychotherapy with adolescents and adults, psychological testing for individuals; school-aged children through adulthood. Areas of special interest include depression, anxiety, childhood traumas, relationship problems and adolescent and adult adjustment-related issues. Psychological assessment specialization including testing to determine IQ, academic functioning, personality and other emotional issues. Psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral orientation. Psychotherapy As a clinical […]

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Jeffrey London, MD

Board Certified in child/adolescent and general psychiatry. On staff at Havenwyck Hospital in child and adolescent psychiatry. Areas of specialization include psychiatric evaluation and medication management for children and adolescents, ADD/ADHD issues for children, adolescents and adults.

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Lilly Levy, LMSW, ACSW, BCD

Psychotherapy with individuals, couples and families. Areas of specialization include Bioenergetics Theory and bodywork, relationship therapy, mood disorders, co-dependency and families of autistic children. Group Therapy Recession Therapy

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Caren Landau, LMSW, BCD

Psychotherapy with adolescents and adults. Individual, couple, family therapy and parent guidance. Areas of specialization include adolescent adjustment issues, post-hospitalization follow-up, mood disorders, anxiety and panic disorders, infertility difficulties, women in transition, grief, loss and issues of aging. Psychodynamic, cognitive and systems orientation.

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Carrie Krawiec, LMFT

Individual, couple, family therapy with children, adolescents and adults. Areas of specialization include family conflicts between parents and teens, marriage counseling, co-parenting following divorce, step-parenting, peer relationships, emotional regulation, anxiety, depression, self-mutilation/cutting and self-esteem. Specific training in Parent Management Training-Oregon (PMT-O Specialist); a behavior management technique for parents to utilize with children to prevent and […]

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James Kors, MA, EDS

School and clinical psychologist. Psychotherapy and psycho-educational evaluations for children, adolescents, older male teens and adults. Areas of specialization include learning disabilities, intellectual impairment, test interpretation, ADD/ADHD evaluation, Asperger’s Syndrome, autism and parenting issues. Group Therapy Navigating and Advocating the School System on Your Child’s Behalf

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Bradley Klein, DO

Medical Director at Birmingham Maple Clinic since 1987. Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Earned medical degree from The College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa and completed residency and felllowship at Wayne State University. Areas of specialization include psychiatric evaluations and medication management of mood disorders including anxiety, depressions, and bipolar […]

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Calder Kaufman, PsyS, LLP

Individual psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults. Areas of specialization include anxiety and panic, transitions in young adulthood, grief and loss, and psychotherapy with athletes. Trauma-informed psychodynamic psychotherapy with special training in Brainspotting (a treatment method used to identify, process and release neurophysiological sources of trauma, emotional and physical pain, dissociation, and a variety of […]

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Paula Jorne, PhD, LPC

Psychotherapy with children, adults, couples and families. Special interest in depression, dissociative and anxiety disorders, sexual abuse, family violence, post-traumatic stress, sexual orientation, chronic pain and bipolar disorders. Psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral orientation. Group Therapy Coping with ADHD in Adulthood Parenting Your Aspberger’s Child

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Renee S. Harkins, LMSW, CACC, ACSW

Adult psychotherapy with individuals and couples. Areas of specialization include addictions and dual diagnoses, relationship issues, women’s issues and gay/lesbian issues, depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, communication skills, assertiveness training and driver’s license evaluations. Cognitive behavioral and behavior-modification orientation.

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Jennifer Gramzow, PhD

Individual and couples psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults. Areas of specialization include psychological assessments and learning evaluations, adjustment to loss and divorce, parent guidance, anxiety disorder and relational difficulty. Cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic orientation.

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Susan Fish, LMSW, ACSW, BCD, LMFT

Psychotherapy and short-term crisis intervention with older adolescents and adults. Individual, family and couples counseling. Areas of specialization include mood disorders, marital dysfunction, divorce, step-families, substance abuse (especially with recovering alcoholics, their families, and substance abusers with a dual diagnosis). Family systems and cognitive behavioral orientation.

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Kate K. Smith, MA, LLP

Individual and group psychotherapy with adolescents and adults. Areas of specialization include depression and anxiety with a special interest in trauma and trauma related issues, substance abuse, eating disorders, and relational issues; particularly where there is narcissistic wounding and co-dependency. Specialized training in clinical hypnotherapy, and Yoga. (Registered Yoga Teacher). Holistic, (mind/body/spirit), client centered psychotherapy […]

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Lori Edelson, LMSW, ACSW, BCD, LMFT

Psychotherapy with adolescents and adults. Individual, couple and family therapy. Areas of specialization include women’s issues, mood disorders, chronic illness, sexual orientation issues, relationship issues, anxiety and panic disorders, personality disorders, grief and loss issues. Psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral orientation. Articles

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Linda Diaz, LMSW, ACSW

Individual, couple and family therapy. Areas of specialization include coping with cancer as well as other chronic and life threatening illnesses. Experience with trauma, grief, loss, and anxiety disorders using cognitive behavioral and existential orientation. Certified hypnotherapist.

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Courtney Boyd, PhD

Child and adolescent psychotherapy and evaluations. Specializations include Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), ADD/ADHD, behavioral issues, parent counseling, and mood and anxiety disorders. Cognitive behavioral orientation.

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Dina Baldwin Berdy, LMSW

Individual and group psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults. Areas of specialization include substance abuse, behavioral disorders, family problems, depression, anxiety, ODD (oppositional -defiant disorder), ADD/ADHD, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), trauma, grief and loss. Trained in the “CARE” technique; used to improve behavioral problems and compliance in home and school settings. Also trained in Narrative […]

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Anton Babushkin, LMSW

  For many people, psychotherapy is helpful for developing inner strengths and resources that allow one to live a richer, freer, and more rewarding life. Psychotherapy is a truly transformative treatment that offers hope and practical tools for human problems. Areas of Specialization: Anxiety Depression Relationship and marital issues Self-esteem & self-image problems Trauma, PTSD, […]

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