Washtenaw County, Michigan Psychotherapists, A-B

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Therapist Practice/Specialty Index

Insurance Service Providers Index


SunShine Adkins, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-646-3149
Email: sunshinetherapy@hotmail.com
Website: www.sunshinetherapyllc.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 2005
Licensed Master Social Worker (Macro & Clinical Practice) #6801087114, State of Michigan, 2005- Present
Postgraduate Child Psychiatry Social Work Fellowship, University of Michigan, 2005-07
Member, National Association of Social Workers, 2005- Present
Certificate, Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule
Certificate, Autism Diagnostic Interview
Certificate, Beck Institute CBT for Children & Adolescents, Level 2
Certificate, Treatment & Education of Autistic & Related Communication Handicapped Children
Certificate, Mindfulness Based CBT
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy - 12 yrs. exp.
Psychotherapy with Children & Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- 12 yrs. exp.
Special Education Advocate - 12 yrs. exp.
Autism Spectrum Disorder Advocacy (Presentations, workshops, state/community advocacy) - 12 yrs. exp.
Supervision/Consultation - 12 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: BC/BS Traditional & PPO, Blue Care Network, Blue Preferred Plus, Medicare Plus Blue PPO

Diane Agresta, Psy.D.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-665-9890
Website: www.a2drdianeagresta.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Central Michigan University, 1983
M.S., Clinical Psychology, Eastern Michigan University, 1977
Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan, 1986- Present
Limited License Psychologist, State of Michigan, 1978-85
Member, American & Michigan Psychological Associations, 1985- Present
Member, National Register of Healthcare Providers in Psychology, 2008- Present
Certification, Council for Affordable Quality Health Care (CAQH), 2007- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Early Child, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy- 39 yrs. exp.
Family & Conjoint Therapy- 39 yrs. exp.
General Adult Psychotherapy- 39 yrs. exp.
Dissociative Disorders- 39 yrs. exp.
Women's Issues- 39 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: All insurances that will reimburse for fully licensed psychologists

 


Naomi B. Alcaine, Ph.D.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-769-0670
Email: nalcainephd@gmail.com
Website: www.drnaomialcaine.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, 2002
Predoctoral Internship, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 2002
Postdoctorate in Neuropsychological Testing & Family Therapy, Cornell Weill Medical College, 2004
Licensed Psychologist # 6301013363, State of Michigan, 2006- Present
Member, National Academy of Neuropsychology, 2007- Present
Member, American Psychological Association, 2002- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy- 11 yrs. exp.
Neuropsychological Testing for Learning Disabilities & ADHD- 11 yrs. exp.
Adult Psychotherapy- 11 yrs. exp.
Social Skills Groups for Children- 11 yrs. exp.
Family Therapy & Parenting- 11 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: BCBS, BCBS PPO; sliding fee scale

Tanis Allen, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-417-7667
Email: tanis_jo@yahoo.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 1985
Licensed Master Social Worker (Macro & Clinical Practice) #6801046541, State of Michigan, 1987- Present
Certified Internal Family Systems Therapist, 2011- Present
ACSW, National Association of Social Workers, 1991- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Adolescent/Young Adult/Adult Psychotherapy - 31 yrs. exp.
Eating Disorders (all types)
- 21 yrs. exp.
Grief & Bereavement - 31 yrs. exp.
Depression/Anxiety - 31 yrs. exp.
Internal Family Systems Psychotherapy - 21 yrs. exp.
Adjustment to Illness - 31 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Aetna, BC/BS PPOs, Magellan & Magellan State of Michigan, MESSA, United Behavioral Health

Mary K. Anderson, Ph.D.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-327-5934
Email: maryanderson888@msn.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Michigan State University, 1993
M.A., Counseling Psychology, Ball State University, 1988
Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan, 1993- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Adult & Couples Psychotherapy- 28 yrs. exp.
Individual Adult Psychotherapy- 28 yrs. exp.
Lesbian, Bisexual & Gay Issues- 28 yrs. exp.
Depression & Anxiety- 28 yrs. exp.
Women’s Issues- 28 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Aetna, BC/BS (Traditional & PPO), Cofinity, Medicare, MESSA; Sliding fee scale

Jean Apperson, Ph.D.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-665-0464
Email: jeanatapp@aol.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Michigan State University, 1973
Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan, 1975- Present
Certified Psychoanalyst, Michigan Psychoanalytic Council, 1990- Present
Member, National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, 1976- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual Psychotherapy- Adults & Late Adolescence- 43 yrs. exp.
Psychoanalysis, Adults- 28 yrs. exp.
Consultation/Supervision- 38 yrs. exp.
Conjoint Psychotherapy- 43 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Preferred, Community Blue, MESSA & other non-PPO insurances; Sliding fee scale

Judith Ashin, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-358-9399
Email: judyashin@comcast.net

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Clinical Social Work, Wayne State University, 1979
Licensed Master Social Worker (Macro & Clinical Practice) #6801015882, State of Michigan, 1979- Present
Certification in Marriage & Family Therapy, Family Institute of Philadelphia, 1984
Member, National Association of Social Workers, 1979- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
General Psychotherapy - 30+ yrs. exp.
Solution Focused Brief Therapy
- 30+ yrs. exp.
Parent & Family Guidance - 25+ yrs. exp.
Depression/Anxiety - 30+ yrs. exp.
Issues of the Life Cycle - 30+ yrs. exp.
Codependency & Family Dysfunction (ACOA) - 30+ yrs. exp.
Reproductive Health, Infertility - 30+ yrs. exp.
Grief & Loss - 30+ yrs. exp.
Relationship Issues, Marital Therapy- 30+ yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: BC/BS (traditional and state/federal employees), Blue Care Network, UM Grad Care & UM Premier Care

Thomas L. Atkins, M.D.
Private Practice - Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-224-3822
Email: thomasatkinsmd@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.D., Medicine,University of Michigan, 1996
Licensed Physician, State of Michigan, 2009- Present
Pediatric Residency, Children's Hospital of Oakland California, 1996-99
Psychiatric Residency, University of Michigan, 2009-2012
Board Certification, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, General Psychiatry, 2013- Present
Board Certification, American Board of Pediatrics, 1999- 2013
Member, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Adult Assessments & Psychopharmacology- 7 yrs. exp.
Child & Adolescent Assessments, Psychotherapy & Psychopharmacology- 7 yrs. exp.
ADHD & ODD, ASD- 7 yrs. exp.
Anxiety including OCD & PTSD- 7 yrs. exp.
Depression & Mood Disorders- 7 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Private pay; will provide receipt for insurance reimbursement. Some sliding fee scale available.

Susan Barrow, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-604-4435
Email: suebarrow@icloud.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, Children & Youth, University of Michigan, 2004
Licensed Master Social Worker (Macro & Clinical Practice) #6801085198, State of Michigan, 2005- Present
Infant Mental Health Endorsement, Level 3, Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health, 2007-Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy - 11 yrs. exp.
Infant Mental Health
- 11 yrs. exp.
Adoption/Foster Care/Attachment Issues - 11 yrs. exp.
Family Psychotherapy - 11 yrs. exp.
Parent Guidance & Education - 11 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Blue Care Network, Blue Cross/Blue Shield; Sliding fee scale

Linda S. Bender, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-395-2285
Email: LindaBenderTransitions@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Washington University, 1987
Licensed Master Social Worker, State of Michigan, 1987- Present
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, 1989- Present
Trained in EMDR
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
General Adult Assessments & Psychotherapy- 30 yrs. exp.
Holistic Treatment Modality- 20 yrs. exp.
EMDR- 2 yrs. exp.
Health Issues- 30 yrs. exp.
Grief & Bereavement
- 20 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Aetna, Blue Care Network, Blue Cross/Blue Shield; $140 per session


Christie L. Benoit, M.S.W.
Winds of Change Counseling- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-507-5000
Email: christie@woccounseling.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., University of Michigan
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice), State of Michigan
Member, National Association of Social Workers
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual, Couples & Family Counseling
Depresion, Bipolar Disorder, Mood Disorders

Anxiety Disorders
Substance Abuse & Dual Diagnosis
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Insurance & Fee Information:
BC/BS, Blue Care Network, Magellan, Value Options; sliding fee scale

Linda Berlin, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-265-6277
Email: lindaberlin1@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 2006
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801088889, State of Michigan, 2008- Present
Member, National Association of Social Workers, 2005- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Adult Individuals and Couples of Any Orientation
Growth & Change
Grief, Loss & Bereavement
Adjustment to Disability & Chronic Illness
Anxiety & Depression

Insurance & Fee Information: Blue Cross/Blue Shield; Sliding fee scale


Daniel S. Bingham, Psy.D.
Cypress Counseling Center, P.C.- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-369-3180
Email: danielbingham@cypresscc.com
Website: www.cypresscounselingcenter.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Wheaton College, 2007
Licensed Psychologist #6301015753, State of Michigan, 2013- Present
Licensed Clinical Psychologist #07007832, State of Illinois, 2010- 2014
Predoctoral Internship & Postdoctoral Fellowship, Danielsen Institute at Boston University, 2006- 2008
Member, American Psychological Association, 2008- Present
Member, Michigan Psychological Association, 2013- Present
Certification, Council for Affordable Quality Health Care, 2011- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Spiritual & Existential Concerns- 8 yrs. exp.
Couples & Family Therapy- 10 yrs. exp.
Adult Psychotherapy- 10 yrs. exp.
Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy- 10 yrs. exp.
Trauma Therapy- 5 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: BC/BS PPO, Blue Care Network, Cigna, Medicare, MultiPlan & Value Options; reduced sliding scale fee available

Kristin Blackburn, M.S.W.
Private Practice - Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734- 994-1531
Email: kblackburn@mail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 1993
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801067835, State of Michigan, 1996- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual Psychotherapy- 23 yrs. exp.
Anger Management- 23 yrs. exp.
Survivors of Sexual/Physical/Emotional Abuse- 23 yrs. exp.
Women's Issues- 23 yrs. exp.
Grief & Bereavement- 23 yrs. exp.
Anxiety & Depression- 23 yrs. exp.
Body/Mind/Spirit Approaches- 23 yrs. exp.
Conjoint Psychotherapy- 23 yrs. exp.
Life Transitions: Divorce, Job Loss, Career Change- 23 yrs. exp.

Fee Information: BC/BS; reduced sliding scale fee available

Diane Blumson, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-668-1594
Email: diane.blumson@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 1976
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801000695, State of Michigan, 1976- Present
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, State of Michigan, 1991- Present
Board Certified Diplomate, American Board of Examiners of Clinical Social Workers, 1987- Present
Clinical Member, American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists, 1993- Present
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, 1978- Present
Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, Academy of Certified Social Workers, 1978- Present
Level I & II Certification- Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing, EMDRIA Institute, 2000- Present
EMDR Approved Consultant, EMDRIA Institute, 2007- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Multicultural Issues in Therapy- 39 yrs. exp.
Individual Psychotherapy- 39 yrs. exp.
Grief & Bereavement- 39 yrs. exp.
LGBTQ Issues- 39 yrs. exp.
Family & Conjoint Therapy- 39 yrs. exp.
EMDR- 17 yrs. exp.
EMDR Consultation- 8 yrs. exp.

Clinical Consultation- 36 yrs. exp.

Ethan Blustein, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ypsilanti, MI
Business Phone: 231-794-2189
Email: transitionsco@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 2011
Limited License Master Social Worker #6801094378, State of Michigan, 2014- Present
Member, National Association of Social Workers, 2005- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Gender Identity/Gender Expression & LBG Issues- 8 yrs. exp.
Individual & Adult Psychotherapy- 5 yrs. exp.
Anxiety & Depression- 5 yrs. exp.
Cognitive Therapy- 5 yrs. exp.
Domestic Violence- 10 yrs. exp.


Julie Boyd, M.A.
Huron Counseling Services, L.L.C.- Dexter, MI & Caring Way Professional Counseling- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-276-6295
Email: jboyduw@comcast.net

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., Counseling, Central Michigan University, 2000
Licensed Professional Counselor, State of Michigan, 2000- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Couples Counseling - 16 yrs. exp.
Anxiety- 18 yrs. exp.
Trauma- 18 yrs. exp.
Military- 8 yrs. exp.
Care-Giver Counseling- 10 yrs. exp.

Insurance Information: Blue Cross/Blue Shield (Traditional & PPO), Military One Source, Value Options
 

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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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