Oakland County, Michigan Psychotherapists, A-C

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Michael F. Abramsky, Ph.D.
Private Practice- Birmingham, MI
Business Phone: 248-644-7398
Email: drmichaelabramsky@gmail.com
Website: www.drmichaelabramsky.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, SUNY, Buffalo, 1973
M.A., Clinical Psychology, SUNY, Buffalo, 1971
Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan, 1977- Present
Diplomate in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychologists, 1981- Present
Diplomate in Forensic Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychologists, 1994- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Contemplative Psychotherapy
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Forensic Psychology

Insurance Information: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HAP, Medicare; all private insurances

Salma Ajo, Ph.D.
Action Net Psychological Services, P.C.- Farmington Hills, MI
Business Phone: 248-884-2187
Email: salma.ajo@gmail.com 

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology & Education, Union Institute, 1999
Psy.S., Clinical Psychology, Center for Humanistic Psychology, 1997
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Center for Humanistic Psychology, 1995
Limited License Psychologist, State of Michigan, 1995- Present
Certified Addictions Counselor, State of Michigan, 1996- Present
Problem Gambling Counselor, National & Michigan certification, 1998- Present
Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, National Board for Certified Counselors, 1998- Present
Diplomat & Fellow Status, American Psychological Association
Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS-M), 2008- Present
Certified Counselor Supervisor(CCS-M), 2008- Present
Fellow Status, Michigan Women Psychologists. 2006- Present
Nationally Certified Psychologist, Professional Psychologist Board, 1999- Present
Arabic/Chaldean as a second language
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Adults & Adolescents: Individual, Family Group Couples)- 20 yrs. exp.
Addiction/Co-Addiction & Recovery Coaching- 20 yrs. exp.
Chemical Dependency, Co-Dependency, Gambling, Shoplifting- 20 yrs. exp.
Psychological Assessment/Court Evaluations- 20 yrs. exp.
Relationship Enhancements (Adults, Adolescents, Couples, Families)- 20 yrs. exp.
Fee Information:  Private pay; sliding scale fee

Karen A. Anthony, M.A.
Early Childhood Associates- Novi, MI
Business Phone: 248-716-3700
Email: kanthony@earlychildhoodassociatesmi.com
Website: www.earlychildhoodassociatesmi.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., Counseling, Oakland University, 2001
Licensed Professional Counselor #6401008166, State of Michigan, 2001
Member, Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children
Member, Michigan Counseling Association
Member, Michigan Infant Mental Health Association
Member, Early Intervention Family Alliance
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child & Adolescent Assessments and Psychotherapy- 17 yrs. exp.
Early Childhood (0-10 yrs. old)- 17 yrs. exp.
Young Children 0-6 with Developmental Delays or Disabilities- 17 yrs. exp.
Trauma in Early Childhood- 17 yrs. exp.
Parenting- 17 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Aetna, Assurant Health, Cofinity, Meridian, Molina, Total Healthcare, United Healthcare

Laura J. Aula-Boye, M.S.W.
Balanced Path Counseling- Milford, MI
Business Phone: 313-682-6175
Email: bpc-llc@comcast.net

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 1992
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice), State of Michigan, 1995- Present
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, 1996- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Children & Families- 27 yrs. exp.
Autism Spectrum Disorders- 8 yrs. exp.
Marriage Counseling- 22 yrs. exp.
Women’s Issues- 27 yrs. exp.
Anxiety & Depression Disorders- 22 yrs. exp.

Insurance Information: Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Magellan, Value Options, many EAPs


Angela Avery, M.A.
Counseling Studio- Clarkston, MI
Business Phone: 248-254-7880
Email: thecounselingstudioclarkston@gmail.com
Website: www.thecounselingstudioclarkston.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., Counseling, Oakland University
Limited License Professional Counselor #6401014098, State of Michigan
Member, Michigan Counseling Association
Member, American Counseling Association
Member, Michigan Mental Health Counseling Association
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy- 3 yrs. exp.
Individual Psychotherapy- 3 yrs. exp.
Divorce Issues- 3 yrs. exp.
Anxiety Disorders- 3 yrs. exp.
Depression- 3 yrs. exp.

Camela R. Ayoub, M.S.W.
Lifelens Psychological & Counseling Services- Waterford, MI
Business Phone: 248-657-2370
Email: carmelarayoub@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Family Systems, Wayne State University, 1981
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice), State of Michigan, 1983- Present
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, 1985- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Mood Disorders (Anxiety & Depression)- 30 yrs. exp.
Life Transition/Adjustments- 30 yrs. exp.
Substance Abuse/Dependency- 20 yrs. exp.
Christian Counseling- 30 yrs. exp.
Relationship/Communication Issues- 30 yrs. exp.

Insurance Information: ASR Health Benefits, Blue Care Network, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HAP, Medicare, Medicare Plus Blue, United Health Care, Value Options


John W. Beiter, Ph.D.
Private Practice- Troy, MI
Business Phone: 248-906-8301
Email: beiterjw@aol.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Duquesne University, 2007
Licensed Psychologist #6301015335, State of Michigan, 2012- Present
Certified Sex Therapist, American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors & Therapists, 2008- Present
Certified Substance Abuse Professional, 2008- Present
Certified Employee Assistance Professional, EAPA, 2007- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Sex Therapy- 11 yrs. exp.
Cognitive Therapy - 16 yrs. exp.
Men's Issues - 16 yrs. exp.
Grief & Bereavement - 16 yrs. exp.
Career Counseling - 11 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Blue Cross/Blue Shield; fee- $175

Howard R. Belkin, M.D. 
Private Practice - Birmingham, MI
Business Phone: 248-644-3605
Website: www.birminghamcounselingcenter.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.D., Psychiatry, Wayne State University
D.D.S., School of Dentristy, University of Michigan
J.D., College of Law, Michigan State University
Licensed Physician, State of Michigan & State of Florida
Diplomate, Ameircan Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
Staff Member, William Beaumont Hospital Psychiatry Department
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
General Adult Psychotherapy/Psychiatry- 10+ yrs. exp.
Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy/Psychiatry- 10+ yrs. exp.
Psychopharmacology- 10+ yrs. exp.
Anxiety Disorders- 10+ yrs. exp.
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy- 10+ yrs. exp.

Insurance Information: Aetna, BC/BS Traditional & PPO, Beaumont Insurance, CIGNA, Cofinity, Community Blue, Medicare, MESSA, United Behavioral Health, United Health Care and other insurances

Kristen R. Beyer, Ph.D.
Alpha Psychological Services- Northville, MI
Business Phone: 248-349-3131
Email: alpha@ameritech.net

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Detroit Mercy, 1997
M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Detroit Mercy, 1995
Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan, 1999- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
General Adult Psychotherapy- 16 yrs. exp.
Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy - 16 yrs. exp.
Police, Fire, Dispatch Psychotherapy - 16 yrs. exp.
Anxiety & Depression- 16 yrs. exp.
PTSD- Child & Adult Abuse Issues - 16 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Most insurances accepted

Ellen F. Blau, Psy.D.     
Private Practice- Royal Oak, MI
Business Phone: 734-347-0937
Email: docblau2828@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Psy.D., Clinical & Humanistic Psychology, Michigan School of Professional Psychology, 2007
M.A., Michigan School of Professional Psychology, 2000
Licensed Psychologist #6301013638, State of Michigan, 2000-Present
Hospice Chaplin, RTA Hospice, 2008-Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
General Adult Practice- 14 yrs. exp.
Addictions- 10 yrs. exp.
Headache Coach- 20 yrs. exp.

Life Coach- 8 yrs. exp.
Chronic Pain- 20 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Most insurance companies; Sliding fee scale

Thomas W. Blume, Ph.D.     
Institute for Idenity Renegotiation- Bloomfield Hills
Business Phone: 248-890-2662
Website: www.idenityrenegotiation.com
Email: drblume@hushmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Marriage & Family Therapy, Texas Tech University, 1987
M.A., Developmental Clinical Psychology, Antioch University, 1979
Licensed Professional Counselor, State of Michigan, 1993- Present
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, State of Michigan, 1989- Present
Certified Addictions Counselor-1, State of Michigan, 1997- Present
Clinical Member, American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists, 1989- Present
Supervisor, American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists, 1995- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Family & Conjoint Psychotherapy- 36 yrs. exp.

Adolescent Psychotherapy- 37 yrs. exp.
Chemical Dependency Treatment- 43 yrs. exp.
Divorce & Stepfamily Issues- 37 yrs. exp.
Gender & Sexual Identity Issues- 23 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Tricare

Ron Boardway, Ph.D.
Alpha Psychological Services- Northville, MI
Business Phone: 248-349-3131
Email: alpha@ameritech.net

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Child & Adolescent Psychology, Wayne State University, 1994
Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan, 1996- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy
Individual Psychotherapy
Family Therapy
ADHD & Learing Disabilities
Insurance Information: Most insurances accepted

Shirley Brogan, M.A.
Oakland Family Services- Walled Lake, MI
Business Phone: 248-624-3812
Email: sablpc@comcast.net

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., Behavioral Health Counseling, Oakland University, 1990
Licensed Professional Counselor #6401001512, State of Michigan, 1991- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Family & Conjoint Therapy- 25 yrs. exp.
Chemical Dependency/Family Codependency- 25 yrs. exp.
Grief & Bereavement- 25 yrs. exp.
Midlife Growth & Change- 25 yrs. exp.
Individual Psychotherapy- 25 yrs. exp
Insurance Information: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Care Network, CIGNA, Magellan

Bart A. Burger, M.A.
Growth for Life Counseling & Psychotherapy- Royal Oak, MI
Business Phone: 248-215-2674
Email: bartactivechoice@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Michigan School of Professional Psychology, 2010
Limited License Psychologist, State of Michigan, 2010- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual Psychotherapy- 6 yrs. exp.
Couples Psychotherapy- 6 yrs. exp.
Adolescent Psychotherapy- 5 yrs. exp.
Group Psychotherapy- 6 yrs. exp.
LGBTQ Psychotherapy- 6 yrs. exp
Fee Information: Sliding fee scale available

Theresa M. Callard-Moore, M.S.W.
Perspectives Therapy Services- Highland, MI
Business Phone: 810-494-7180
Email:  shanticounseling@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W.,  Social Work, Barry University, 1992
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice), State of Michigan, 1996- Present
Certified Sexual Addictions Therapist, International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals, 2011-Present
Certified Multiple Addictions Therapist, International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals
Certified Sex Therapist, American Association of Sex Educators & Therapists, 1996-Present
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, 1996-Present
Reiki Master-Teacher
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Sexual Dysfunction- 20 yrs. exp.
Sexual Addiction, Out of Control Sexual Behaviors- 10 yrs. exp.
Trauma, PTSD- 20 yrs. exp.
Holistic Counseling- 10 yrs. exp.
Couples Counseling/Marital Therapy- 20 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Care Network, most insurances accepted; $125.00 fee for service.

Christine C. Cantrell, Ph.D.
Private Practice- Royal Oak, MI
Business Phone: 248-591-2888
Website: www.christinecantrell.com
Email:  christineccantrellphd@gmail.com 

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Psychology, The Union Institute, 1997
M. Div., Divinity, Yale Divinity School, 1984
Licensed Psychologist #6301009340, State of Michigan, 2003- Present
Limited License Psychologist, State of Michigan, 1997- 2003
EMDR, Level I, EMDR Institute, 1998
Thought Field Therapy, Levels I & II, Roger Callahan, 1998
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Depression- 22 yrs. exp.
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Issues- 22 yrs. exp.
Spiritual Issues- 32 yrs. exp.
Anxiety- 22 yrs. exp.
Grief & Loss- 22 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Aetna, BC/BS (Traditional & PPO), Cofinity, Health Plus, Humana, Medicare

Naomi Casement, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Troy, MI
Business Phone: 586-510-4800
Email: nvcase0911@outlook.com 

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Wayne State University, 1986
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical Practice) #6801046112, State of Michigan, 1988- Present
Member, National Association of Forensic Counselors
Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, International Institute for Trauma & Addiction, 2013- Present
Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor- 2009- Present
Certified Gambling Addiction, NSO, Detroit
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Marital Relationship/Family Issues- 23 yrs. exp.

Sexual Addiction- 25 yrs. exp.

Gambling Disorder- 4 yrs. exp.
Trauma & Survivors of Abuse- 23 yrs. exp.

Sexual Trauma- 23 yrs. exp.
Group Psychotherapy- 23 yrs. exp.
Individual Psychotherapy- 23 yrs. exp.
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome- 23 yrs. exp.
Addiction Including Multiple Addiction Disorders- 23 yrs. exp.

Jon B. Clark, Ph.D.
Private Practice- Rochester, MI
Business Phone: 248-650-8990
Website: www.drjonbclark.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, The Union Institute, 1987
Psy.S., Clinical Psychology, Center for Humanistic Studies, 1982
M.A., Clinical Psychology, The Merrill-Palmer Institute, 1980
Licensed Psychologist #6301005160, State of Michigan, 1989- Present
Member, American Psychological Association, 1997- Present
Member, Michigan Psychological Association, 1997- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Adolescent Assessments & Psychotherapy- 35 yrs. exp.
Conjoint Psychotherapy- 35 yrs. exp.
Individual Adult Psychotherapy- 35 yrs. exp.
Men's Issues- 35 yrs. exp.
Sexual Addiction- 21 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Aetna, BC/BS, BC/BS PPO, CIGNA, Cofinity, Magellan, Managed Health Network, MESSA, UBH, Value Options

Mary Franzen Clark, Ph.D.
Alpha Psychological Services- Northville, MI
Business Phone: 248-349-3131
Email: alpha@ameritech.net

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ed.D., Counseling Psychology, Wayne State University, 1979
Limited License Psychologist, State of Michigan
Licensed Professional Counselor, State of Michigan
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Women's Issues- 30 yrs. exp.
Eating Disorders- 30 yrs. exp.
Mood & Adjustment Disorders - 30 yrs. exp.
Christian Oriented Therapy - 30 yrs. exp
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Insurance Information: Most insurances accepted

Rita Clark, M.S.W.
Center for Relationship & Sexual Health- Royal Oak, MI
Business Phone: 248-399-7447
Email: clarklmsw@crsh.com 
Website: www.crsh.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Child & Family, Eastern Michigan University, 2000
Licensed Master Social Worker #6801080254 (Clinical & Macro Practice), State of Michigan, 2002- Present
Certificate in Sex Therapy, University of Michigan, 2002- Present
Member, National Association of Social Workers
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Cognitive Behavior Therapy- 15 yrs. exp.

Individual Psychotherapy- 10 yrs. exp.

Couples Therapy- 10 yrs. exp.
Gay & Lesbian Affirmative Psychotherapy- 15 yrs. exp.
Youth Conduct & Behavioral Disorders- 20 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Medicaid

Thomas R. Clark, Ph.D.
Alpha Psychological Services- Northville, MI
Business Phone: 248-349-3131
Email: alpha@ameritech.net

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Pd.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Windsor, 1972
Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Police, Fire & Security Officers Therapy- 35 yrs. exp.
PTSD- 35 yrs. exp.
Addictions - 35 yrs. exp.
Men's Issues- 35 yrs. exp
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Insurance Information: Most insurances accepted

Michael Colman, M.D.
Private Practice- Bloomfield & Southfield, MI
Business Phone: 248-644-0208
Email:  mcolman@comcast.net

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.D., Medicine, University of Michigan, 1967
Board Certification in Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, 1979- Present
Residency, Adult & Child Psychiatry, University of Michigan, 1972
Graduate, Adult, Adolescent & Child Psychoanalysis, Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute, 1984
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Adult, Child & Adolescent Evaluation & Treatment- 44 yrs. exp.
Adoption Problems & Underachievement- 44 yrs. exp.
Supervision of Adult, Adolescent & Child Psychotherapy - 44 yrs. exp.
Anxiety, Depression, Suicidal Feelings, Loss & Grief- 44 yrs. exp.
Psychoanalysis & Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy- 44 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Aetna, Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Cigna, Cofinity, Health Plus, Magellan, Medicare, MESSA, Tricare, Value Options

Nathan M. Comerford, M.A.
Private Practice- Farmington Hills, MI
Business Phone: 248-225-5259
Email: ncomerford@thoughtperspectives.com
Website: www.thoughtperspectives.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., Counseling, Oakland University, 2007
Licensed Professional Counselor, State of Michigan, 2007- Present
National Certified Counselor, National Board of Certified Counselors, 2007- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual Adult Psychotherapy- 11 yrs. exp.
Individual Adolescent Psychotherapy- 11 yrs. exp.
Family & Conjoint Psychotherapy- 11 yrs. exp.
Depression- 11 yrs. exp.
Anxiety Disorders- 11 yrs. exp.

Gloria E. Cruice, Ph.D.
Private Practice - Rochester Hills, MI
Business Phone: 248-651-1840
Email: dr.cruice@mac.com
Website: www.gloriacruicephd.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Detroit Mercy, 1995
M.A., Marriage Counseling, University of Detroit, 1978
Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan, 1997- Present
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, State of Michigan, 1986- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Older Adult Psychotherapy- 37 yrs. exp.
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy- 37 yrs. exp.
Couples Counseling & Marital Therapy- 37 yrs. exp.
Adults, Adolescents & Family Psychotherapy- 37 yrs. exp.
Aging Parent Issues- 16 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Medicare; flexible fee arrangements available, based on mutual agreement.

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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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