Meet Our Providers

Alexis Mitchell
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • ASR
  • BCBS of MI
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Optima
  • Priority Health
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Blue Care Network
Self Pay Rate: $99

Alexis Mitchell, LMSW-C

Philosophy of Care

Do you often feel weighed down by feelings of anxiety or depression? Do you find it difficult to experience happiness or a sense of calm? Are you struggling with the after effects of the pandemic? You’re not sure exactly what has changed with you but feel that something is just not right? Are you struggling to focus, stay organized, or lack motivation to do what you normally used to do?  Do you long for a change but are unsure of where to start? 

If you find your self answering yes to any of these questions, seeking therapy can provide the stepping stones you need to experience wellness and become an overall better version of yourself. 

Alexis Mitchell is a Licensed Clinical Social worker practicing in Detroit, Michigan who has a wealth of experience  working with adults seeking assistance with improving self-esteem, setting boundaries, managing stress, anxiety, depression, coping with life transitions, and improving relationships. Alexis utilizes various modalities for treatment including cognitive behavioral interventions, solution focused, emotionally focused, and logo therapeutic approaches depending on the need of the client.

Alexis understands the basic connection between our thoughts, moods, behaviors and the intrinsic human desire for purpose. She aims to build a strong therapeutic relationship, provide a non-judge mental environment, and ultimately equip each client with the tools to become their own therapist and walk away with a transformed mind. 

Through sessions, you will begin to uncover the root causes of your difficulties. 

Education

Wayne State University
Masters of Social Work

Specialities

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Life transitions
  • Self-esteem
  • Christian-faith based
  • Anger management 
  • Occupational issues
  • Life problems
  • Relationship issues 
Lindsay Mengebier
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • ASR
  • BCBS of MI
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • UBH
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
Self Pay Rate: $99

Lindsay Mengebier, LMSW-C

Philosophy of Care

Lindsay (she/her) specializes in working with individuals of all ages that find themselves struggling to navigate life stressors, trauma, emotional and behavioral problems, loss, interpersonal related issues and more. Lindsey has significant experience working with adolescents and young adults and is very passionate about working with this age group. By creating a safe, supportive, and engaging environment, clients learn to harness their personal strengths and skills to move towards a more healing and hopeful future.

Lindsay believes a strong therapeutic relationship starts with building trust and creating a safe and non-judgmental environment for each individual client. Lindsay recognizes that each client’s experiences, needs, and goals are individually unique, and she employs a variety of strategies in her work including client-centered and trauma-informed care.

Lindsay Mengebier is a Licensed Master Clinical Social Worker in the State of Michigan. Lindsay earned her Bachelor and Master of Social Work degrees from Grand Valley State University.

Lindsay has experience working with a variety of populations and settings including in corrections systems, Adolescents, LGBTQ+, Adults, Young Adults and Families.

Education

Grand Valley State University
Masters in Social Work

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Domestic Violence
  • Women’s Issues
  • LGBT Issues

 

Melissa Gray
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • ASR
  • BCBS of MI
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Melissa Gray, LPC

Philosophy of Care

I am an experienced, licensed therapist with competence in a variety of settings and with various mental health concerns; including, bipolar disorder, anxiety, Autism, depression, anger management, ADHD, and traumatic experience, just to name a few. I enjoy working with and am very knowledgeable in all age groups, from young children to adults. My goal as a therapist is to work alongside you, assisting you in finding meaningful solutions to the obstacles life may throw your way.

I see each individual as unique, different and diverse; therefore, I take an eclectic approach to the therapeutic process, to enhance healing and wellness in each individual. Asking for help can be difficult and is often perceived as a weakness, when actually asking for help takes incredible strength and humility.

Life is full of challenges, hardships and stressors that can make even the most resilient person feel overwhelmed, sad, anxious or even lost. My hope is that we can work together in order to find your path to personal growth and inner peace

Education

Oakland University

Specialties

  • Family Counseling
  • Stress
  • Panic
  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Depression
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Self Harm
  • Mood Disorders
Patricia Sims
Accepting:
  • ASR
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MI
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Blue Care Network
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Patricia Sims, LPC

Philosophy of Care

A trusting working relationship between counselor and client is important and I am committed to achieve that healthy collaboration. I believe that as people become more aware of their thoughts, actions, emotions, and beliefs that they have increased ability to face challenges and overcome difficult situations more successfully.

I have over 6 years of counseling experience where I have worked as a therapist and clinical supervisor with individuals, adolescents, and veterans. My theoretical orientation is eclectic, meaning I draw on multiple theoretical orientations during my counseling sessions. My client would come with their concerns and an open mind, would be ready to engage in an honest conversation and be ready to do any work that is needed.

I provide unconditional positive regard and empathy to each client. I like to help my client first by listening to their concerns, help them understand the underlying issue, then providing effective interventions to cultivate positive change. I help clients draw on their inner strengths that will become more prominent than any agitator…You had it in you all along!

Experiencing bouts of unhappiness, anxiety, stagnation or just want a new prospective for the next stage in life? Then you are at the right place. I have success with clients in therapy sessions in various areas including increasing self-awareness and coping skills. Clients share that I have influenced positive impact on behavioral changes, communication, creating positive routines and learning healthy boundaries.

Education

Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling
University of Phoenix

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Adjustment issues
  • Mood disorder
  • Self-esteem
Shena Thomas
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • ASR
  • BCBS of MI
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Blue Care Network
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Shena Thomas, LMSW-C

Philosophy of Care

Shena Thomas is a Clinical Licensed Master Social Worker with 11 years of experience assisting families, preteens, adolescents, and adults who are struggling with anger issues, major life changes, ADHD, depression, anxiety, and many other conditions.

Shena received her Master’s in Social Work from Wayne State University. She enjoys helping her clients in their journey towards increased self-awareness and finds herself naturally drawn towards clients who are “looking for a better way”, or who are seeking to improve their emotional wellbeing.

In sessions with Shena, you’ll have your mental health needs addressed with compassion and empathy. Partner with Shena to create a personalized treatment plan—one that emphasizes personal growth, offers encouragement, and offers you an inclusive client experience.

Education

Masters in Social Work
Wayne State University

Specialties

  • Anxiety, Depression
  • ADHD
  • Anger
  • Family Conflict
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
Christina Griffin
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • ASR
  • BCBS of MI
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Blue Care Network
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Christina Griffin, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Christina Griffin is a dual certified adult gerontology and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner with training and experience treating patients with psychiatric disorders across the lifespan and across practice settings, from hospitals to outpatient clinics, who specializes in treating anxiety, mood disorders and depression. As a nurse practitioner, her experience includes inpatient geriatrics, palliative medicine and medication management for adult and geriatric psychiatry. 

Christina’s education includes a Master of Science in Nursing, Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner specialization from Spring Arbor University, and a Post Master’s Certification in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from the University of St. Francis. Christina is passionate in promoting patient access to mental health care. Christina provides a humanistic philosophy of holistic care for mind, body, spirit, and a steadfast commitment to individualized and personalized care for patients.

Education

Spring Harbor University
Master of Science in Nursing

Specialties

  • 18+ Medication Management
Megan Dunne
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • ASR
  • BCBS of MI
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Blue Care Network
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Priority Health
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Megan Marie Dunne, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

We all need a little help sometimes. Therapy is a great tool to have to overcome life’s tough times. Are you new to therapy? Or someone who has seen a therapist before? Regardless of your previous experiences with therapy, I offer everyone a safe, private and professional experience. Together we will address your concerns and then plan and execute change. As far back as I can remember, I have always been concerned with other people’s happiness. As a child I knew that one day I would have a career in a “helping profession”. I graduated from Wayne State University in Detroit MI in 2006 with a master’s degree in social work, a minor in psychology and a solid foundation on treating people using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
I have continued to grow in my profession over the years. I have 15 years of experience working not only as a therapist but also as a medical social worker. Implementing change, managing crisis’s and providing life changing resources in clinics, emergency rooms, and in medical wards across metro Detroit. My approach to therapy is a holistic one. I provide support and feedback to assist clients as they address their personal life challenges. I believe in empowering clients to build on their strengths to obtain personal growth. As a holistic mental health clinician, I am passionate about assisting others through life issues and stress so they can grow and heal in mind, body and spirit.
If you need guidance and support, I offer a safe healing space to work through difficulties. I strive to provide a comfortable, respectful and accepting therapeutic environment. Due to my vast professional history I am comfortable working with all populations and hope to work with you.
“ “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but building the new” “ (Socrates. Way of the peaceful warrior: A book that changes lives. By Dan Millman)

Education

Wayne State University
Master’s in Social Work

Specialties

  • Couples/Relationship Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Anxiety Therapy
  • Stress Counseling
  • Phobia Counseling
Tiffany Washington
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • ASR
  • BCBS of MI
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Blue Care Network
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Priority Health
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Tiffany Washington, LMSW

Philosophy of Care

Tiffany Washington received her Bachelor of Social Work Degree from Marygrove College in Detroit Michigan and a Master of Social Work Degree from Wayne State University. Tiffany has been a fully licensed Social Worker with the State of Michigan since 2011.

Tiffany has been in the field of Social Work for 16 years and her specialties include Substance Abuse and Geriatrics. She has worked in Community Mental Health primarily with clients who have been diagnosed with Anxiety, Depression and Schizophrenia. Tiffany also specializes in Life Management skills programming with people who are transitioning out of or into different stages of life and need a fresh start.

Tiffany’s passion is to work with individuals who need support and advocacy while they address areas in their lives they want to improve, change and/or develop. Her primary goal is to help facilitate an environment where people feel safe to explore their hopes, dreams and ultimately themselves.

Education

Wayne State University
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Anxiety Therapy
  • Stress Counseling
  • Depression Counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Trauma and Stress Related Disorders (PTSD)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Psychodynamic
  • Grief / Loss / Bereavement
  • Health / Medical Problems
 Karla Jordan
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Priority Health
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • ASR
  • BCBS of MI
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Blue Care Network (if clinician has BCBS of MI)
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Karla Jordan, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care 

Karla Jordan is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who  has over 5 years of clinical experience in providing psychiatric evaluations and  medication management to children and adults seeking assistance with depression,  ADHD, Anxiety, Bipolar, PTSD, Schizophrenia, Stress management, Obsessive Compulsive disorders, and Addictive disorders. Karla is passionate about providing  quality mental health care. 

Karla utilizes evidence-based practices and approaches such as motivational  interviewing, cognitive behavioral, psycho-dynamic, and mindfulness therapy. Karla  utilizes a holistic approach to help achieve optimal mental health.  

Karla seeks to establish a safe and comfortable environment , providing guidance  and support while sustainable long-term goals are implemented as clients embark on a  journey toward optimal mental health. She helps clients feel their best through  personalized treatment plans and one-on-one encouragement.  

Education 

University of St. Francis
MSN-Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner  

Specialties 

  • Depressive Disorders 
  • Anxiety Disorders 
  • ADHD 
  • Bipolar 
  • PTSD 
  • Stress management 
  • Obsessive-Compulsive disorders 
  • Addictive disorders
Kristine Tomlinson-Miles
Accepting:
  • ASR
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MI
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Blue Care Network
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Kristine Tomlinson-Miles, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

The challenges of life are often unexpected and taking steps toward wellness can be difficult. Wherever you are in your journey, the expertise of a mental health nurse practitioner can help you thrive. 

Kristine provides compassionate, open-minded, comprehensive mental health services to adults and teens. She believes that you are the pilot of your own life, and her aim is to assist you in recognizing and evaluating the roots of your symptoms. With a holistic approach to mental health, she utilizes medication management alongside other approaches - cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, mindfulness, nutritional wellness, and sleep hygiene strategies - to assist you in achieving a balanced life. 

Kristine is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC) and a Board Certified Family Practice Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C), with training and experience treating patients across the lifespan with psychiatric disorders and chronic illnesses.  She specializes in treating anxiety disorders, depressive disorders (including mood changes related to pregnancy and menopause), and PTSD/trauma. She is an ally of the LGBTQ community. Her education includes a Master of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University and a Post-Masters’ Psychiatric NP Certification from the University of Cincinnati.

Education

Vanderbilt University
Master of Science Nursing

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Mood changes related to pregnancy and menopause
  • PTSD
  • Trauma
  • LGBTQ
Marcy West
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • ASR
  • BCBS of MI
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Blue Care Network
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Priority Health
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Marcy West, LMSW

Philosophy of Care

Marcy West is a licensed clinical social worker with three decades of experience in the mental health, medical social work and substance abuse profession. Marcy West has vast experience in treating a variety of age groups and concerns, her approach is client centered, strength based, and solution focused.
Marcy West utilizes varying modalities. All therapeutic modalities utilized in treatment are evidenced based which means they are proven to be the most effective and successful techniques in the field. I provide treatment to geriatric, adult/adolescent males and females encountering issues with relationships, mood disorders, depression/anxiety, substance abuse and other disorders impacting functioning.
I enjoy teaching meditation techniques and believe we all have an innate ability to heal ourselves but often life challenges, experiences and pain get in the way. Insight, skill development and recognition of our own inner strength is vital in reaching the full potential you were meant to live. Let me help you uncover the amazing abilities you already possess. I would be honored to walk with you on your healing journey.

Education

Grand Valley State University
Masters in Social Work

Specialties

  • Anxiety Therapy
  • Stress Counseling
  • Depression Counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Grief / Loss / Bereavement
Priscilla Jimenez
Accepting:
  • ASR
  • Medicare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MI
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Blue Care Network
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Priscilla Jimenez, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Priscilla Jimenez is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in the state of Michigan with experience treating adults seeking help with Depression and Anxiety. She completed her Master of Nursing Education from Oakland University and received her Post Master’s Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from Maryville University. 

Prior to working in the field of psychiatry, her background included 7 years of Medical Surgical Nursing and 4 years of ICU Registered Nurse experience. From those years, Priscilla came to understand that one’s emotional, psychological, and spiritual well-being, are just as important as one’s physical well-being. Her personal philosophy is that all of her clients should, and will be treated equally, and with respect. Her mission is to aid clients along their individual journey of mental health, by mutually setting goals based on the clients’ needs. Priscilla aims to maximize pharmacologic efficacy, in order to achieve higher functioning and symptom relief for her clients. 

Priscilla is a  strong advocate for mental health care and has a passion for treating mental illness. She is dedicated to providing the best care possible by listening to her clients, employing motivational interviewing techniques, and providing evidence-based treatment options.

Education

Oakland University
Master of Nursing Education

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
Silke Goudos
Accepting:
  • ASR
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • ASR
  • BCBS of MI
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • Blue Care Network
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Silke Goudos, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care 

Silke Goudos is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner licensed in the state of Michigan and board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She completed both her bachelors and masters of nursing science at the University of Toledo. Silke has experience in care of both adolescent and adult psychiatric conditions. She offers psychiatric evaluations to establish your diagnosis as well as medication reviews to maintain or optimize therapeutic response of your current medication regime.

Silke strives to foster individualized care through a therapeutic alliance between provider and client. This alliance acknowledges and respects client preferences for treatment. Silke also seeks to empower her clients with knowledge of their mental health diagnosis and treatment, encouraging open discussion of client concerns and questions.

Education

University of Toledo
Masters of Nursing Science

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma and Stressor related disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  •  Binge Eating disorder  
  • ADHD

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