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R.P. Rajarethinam, M.D.
Early Treatment Center- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-956-0051

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.D., Madras Medical College, Dr MGR Medical University Chennai, India, 1989
M.B.B.S (Madurai Medical College, Madurai) (1979-1985) Madurai Kamaraj University
D.P.M (Diploma in Psychological Medicine) 1987-1989
Licensed Physician #4301064033, State of Michigan, 1996- Present
Board Certification, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Schizophrenia- 20 yrs. exp.
Depression- 20 yrs. exp.
Psychopharmocology- 20 yrs. exp.
Anxiety- 20 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, Medicare, Meridian; Sliding fee scale

Andrea Rich, M.A.
AA Therapy Works, LLC- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-780-7852
Email: aatherapyworks@yahoo.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., Speech & Hearing Science, George Washington University, 2001
Licensed Speech Pathologist #7101006477, State of Michigan
Member, American Speech & Hearing Association, 1998- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Autism- 20 yrs. exp.
Developmental Delay- 20 yrs. exp.

Feeding & Swallowing Disorders- 20 yrs. exp.
Dyspraxia- 20 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Aetna, Blue Care Network, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HAP, Premier Care; Sliding fee scale

Melissa K. Richter, M.S.W.
360 Consultations- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-761-1033
Email:  melissarich@earthlink.net

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., History of Art, University of Michigan, 1995
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice/Mental Health, University of Michigan, 2001
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801078396, State of Michigan, 2002- Present
Member, National Association of Social Workers, 2002- Present
Member, Council for Affordable Quality Health, 2010- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Adolescent & Young Adult Assessment & Therapy- 16 yrs. exp.
Family & Individual Psychotherapy- 16 yrs. exp.
Depression & Anxiety Issues- 16 yrs. exp.
Substance Abuse Assessment, Treatment & Intervention- 16 yrs. exp.
Co-Occuring Disorders- 16 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Blue Cross/Blue Shield; Sliding fee scale available

Laura Carter Robinson, Psy.D.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-864-2056
Email: lauracarterrobinson@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Graduate School of Applied & Professional Psychology, Rutgers University, 2012
Postdoctoral Limited License Psychologist, State of Michigan, 2012- Present
Member, Michigan Society for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Member, Michigan Psychological Association
Member, American Psychological Association, Division 39
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual Adult Psychoanalytic/Psychodynamic Therapy- 9 yrs. exp.
Individual Adult Integrative Psychotherapy- 9 yrs. exp.
Anxiety & Depression- 9 yrs. exp.
Relationship Issues- 9 yrs. exp.
Gifted & Creative Adults
- 9 yrs. exp.
Fee Information: BC/BS & BC/BS PPO provider; Self-pay for clients with other insurance coverage. A statement provided for insurance reimbursement.

Alison B. Roth-Kerner, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-707-9220
Email:  alisonrothkerner@gmail.com 

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Boston University, 2005
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801091578, State of Michigan, 2009- Present
Member, National Association of Social Workers, 2002- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child & Adolescent Assessments & Psychotherapy- 7 yrs. exp.
Family Psychotherapy- 7 yrs. exp.
Conjoint Psychotherapy- 7 yrs. exp.
Adult Assessments & Psychotherapy- 7 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Blue Care Network, Blue Cross/Blue Shield; Sliding fee scale availa

Anita Rubin-Meiller, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-332-0669
Email:  anita1018@sbcglobal.net 
Website: www.gentlebe-ing.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Gerontology/Casework, Boston University, 1978
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801046564, State of Michigan, 1986- Present
Certified Addictions Counselor-1, State of Michigan, 1996- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Survivors of Sexual Abuse- 20 yrs. exp.
Issues of Aging, Illness & Life Transitions- 39 yrs. exp.
Mindful Self-Compassion & Compassionate Life Review- 7 yrs. exp.
Adult Survivors of Dysfunctional Families - 37 yrs. exp.
Integrative Therapy for Body, Mind & Spirit- 14 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield & Medicare


Nina K. Rush, M.S.W.
Private Practice - Ann Arbor  MI
Business Phone: 734-769-6490
Email: ninarush@gmail.com
Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 1975
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801010932, State of Michigan, 1976- Present
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, State of Michigan, 1992- Present
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, 1977- Present
Board Certified Diplomate, American Board of Examiners of Clinical Social Workers, 1988- Present
Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, National Association of Social Workers, 1987- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child & Adolescent Assessments & Psychotherapy-40 yrs. exp.
Family & Conjoint Psychotherapy- 39 yrs. exp.
Individual Adult Psychotherapy- 36 yrs. exp.
Women's Issues- 36 yrs. exp.
Separation & Divorce Issues- 39 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Aetna, BC/BS, Blue Care Network, CIGNA, Cofinity, Medicare, MESSA, United Behavioral Health, United Healthcare; sliding fee scale

Barbara Boyk Rust, Ph.D.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-994-5032
Email: bbrustphd@rustpractice.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Michigan, 1994
M.A., Clinical Psychology, University, 1979
Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan, 1999- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual Adult Psychotherapy - 30+ yrs. exp.
Anxiety- 30+ yrs. exp.
Depression- 30+ yrs. exp.
Life Transitions - 30+ yrs. exp.
Spiritual Development- 30+ yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Check with your plan to ascertain coverage for fully licensed psychologist.

James Rust, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-883-9179
Email:  jamesrustmsw@rustpractice.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Clinical Social Work, Wayne State University, 2010
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #680109248, State of Michigan, 2012- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Depression- 8 yrs. exp.
Family Psychotherapy- 8 yrs. exp.
Anxiety- 8 yrs. exp.
Men's Issues- 8 yrs. exp.
Mid-Life Growth & Change- 8 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Medicare & some BC/BS; Sliding fee scale. Contact me for information on insurance coverage.

Laura Sanders, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Email: createcoun333@gmail.com
Business Phone: 734-662-3509 
Website: www.laura-sanders.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 1988
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801061563, State of Michigan, 1990- Present
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, 1996- Present
Equine Specialist in Mental Health & Learning, Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, 2016
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Attachment Difficulties- 29 yrs. exp.
Trauma Recovery (PTSD, Sexual Abuse)- 29 yrs. exp.
Child & Family Therapy for Severe Behaviors- 29 yrs. exp.
Immigration & Refugee Issues- 9 yrs. exp.
Animal Assisted Therapy- 3 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Fee at time of service; detailed receipt provided.

Anne Sanderson, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Dexter, MI
Business Phone: 734-358-8257
Website: annesanderson.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 2009
J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 1988
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801091876, State of Michigan, 2011- Present
Member, State Bar of Michigan, License P41769
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child & Adolescent Assessments & Psychotherapy- 8 yrs. exp.
Mood Disorders, Anxiety, Depression- 8 yrs. exp.
General Adult Psychotherapy- 8 yrs. exp.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy- 8 yrs. exp.
Mindfulness Based Therapy- 8 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Care Network; Sliding fee scale

Bonnie Sarnoff, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-358-4704
Email: bonniesarnoff@peacefulpsyche.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 1991
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice), State of Michigan, 2003- Present
Certified Prevention Specialist, State of Florida, 2002- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Adult & Adolescent Assessments & Psychotherapy- 34 yrs. exp.
Addiction Specialist- 34 yrs. exp.
Mood Disorders, Depression, Anxiety & Bipolar-20 yrs. exp.
LBGT Issues- 15 yrs. exp.
Solution Focused Brief Therapy- 34 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Blue Cross Blue Shield, HAP, Healthplus, Magellan, Medicare, Meridian, Optum, Priority Health; Sliding fee scale.

Melisa Schuster, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-302-0033
Email: melisa.schuster@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 1994
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801074425, State of Michigan, 1999- Present
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, 2001- Present
Certified Childbirth Educator, Birthworks, 1998- Present
Certified Advanced Addictions Counselor, MCBAP, 1993- Present
Level II Certification, EMDR Institute, 2005- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Postpartum & Prenatal Depression/Anxiety- 18 yrs. exp.
Child Guidance & Parenting- 23 yrs. exp.
Women's Issues- 23 yrs. exp.
Addiction & Co-Dependency- 28 yrs. exp.
Individual Psychotherapy- 23 yrs. exp.
Trauma & EMDR Treatment- 13 yrs. exp.
Fee Information: Fee for service; will provide invoice for reimbursement. Sliding fee scale

Judy Seldin, M.A.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-913-9734
Email: judyseldin@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Center for Humanistic Studies, 1995
Limited License Psychologist # 6301009730, State of Michigan, 1995- Present
Supervised by Johanna Soet Buzolits, Ph.D.
Level I Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Sensorimotor Institute, 2014
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
General Adult Psychotherapy- 21 yrs. exp.
Anxiety Disorders- 21 yrs. exp.

Body-Mind Approaches- 21 yrs. exp.
Trauma/PTSD - 21 yrs. exp.
Adult Survivors of Dysfunctional Families- 21 yrs. exp.

Insurance Information: Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Karen E. Semenuk, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-480-7630

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice/Mental Health, University of Michigan, 1983
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801017787, State of Michigan, 1984- Present
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, 1986- Present
Member, Michigan Society for Bioenergetic Analysis, 2005- Present
Completed Clinical Training, Michigan Society for Bioenergetic Analysis, 2009
Trainee, Marin Institute for Projective Dream Work, 2008- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual & Couples Psychotherapy- 32 yrs. exp.
Body/Mind/Spirit Approaches- 17 yrs. exp.
Lesbian, Gay, Gender Issues- 20+ yrs. exp.
Bioenergetic Analysis (Psychotherapy)- 11 yrs. exp.
Jungian Dream Work- 10 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information:  Some insurances accepted; private pay & some sliding scale fee slots

Timothy R. Shannon, M.A.
Anchor Consulting Services- Ypsilanti, MI
Business Phone: 734-649-9989 
Email: anchortherapy@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., Pastoral Counseling, Ashland Theological Seminary, 2006
Licensed Professional Counselor #6401010082, State of Michigan, 2007-Present
Certifed Sex Addition Therapist
Certifed Sex Offender Treatment Specialist
Certifed Multipule Addition Therapist
Certifed Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor
Member, Institute of Trauma & Addiction Professionals
Member, National Association of Forensic Counselors
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Compulsive Sexual Behaviors- 6 yrs. exp.
Sexual Offender Treatment- 6 yrs. exp.
Anxiety & Depression- 6 yrs. exp.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder- 6 yrs. exp.
Borderline Personality Disorder- 6 yrs. exp.
Fee Information: Fee- $130; Sliding fee scale.

Ivan Sherick, Ph.D.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-662-2211
Email: isherick@umich.edu

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Washington University (St. Louis), 1964
Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan, 1972- Present
Certified in Adult Psychoanalysis, American Psychoanalytic Association, 1982- Present
Certified in Child/Adolescent Psychoanalysis, American Psychoanalytic Association, 1984- Present
Certified Child/Adolescent/Adult Psychoanalysis, Michigan Psychoanalytic Council, 2012- Present
Member, Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute & Society
Member, American Psychoanalytic Association
Member, International Psychoanalytic Association
Member, Association of Child Psychonalysis
Member, American Psychological Association
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (All Ages)- 51 yrs. exp.
Psychoanalysis of All Ages- 46 yrs. exp.
Supervision- 46 yrs. exp.
Child & Adolescent Psychoanalysis
- 46 yrs. exp.
Parent Guidance.- 46 yrs. exp.

Matruka Sherman, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor
Business Phone: 734-213-7475
Email: matrkasher@aol.com 

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 1996
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801071119, State of Michigan, 1998- Present
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, 1998- Present
Level II Certification- Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing, EMDRIA Institute,1998- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual Adult Psychotherapy  21 yrs. exp.
Spiritual Identity: Crisis or Focus- 42 yrs. exp.
Women's Issues- 21 yrs. exp.
EMDR/PTSD/Trauma- 21 yrs. exp.
Body/Mind Approaches- 21 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Blue Care Network

Ann Shields, Ph.D.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-622-0661
Email: annshieldsphd@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Rochester, 1996
Post Doctoral Fellowship, Brown University School of Medicine, 1996-98
Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan, 1999- Present
Member, Michigan Psychological Association, 1999- Present
Professional Member, RESOLVE
Member, Association for Conflict Resolution
Professional Member, American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual Psychotherapy- 27 yrs. exp.
Short-Term Dynamic Therapy- 24 yrs. exp.
Grief & Bereavement- 27 yrs. exp.
Reproductive Health: Infertility, Reproductive Loss, Postpartum Issues- 20 yrs. exp.
Mood Disorders- 27 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: BC/BS, Blue Care Network, UM Premier & UM Grad Care


Dale Simmerman, M.S.W.
Private Practice - Ann Arbor  MI
Business Phone: 734-213-2326
Email: dsim@umich.edu
Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 1994
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801067519, State of Michigan, 1994- Present
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, 1997- Present
Certified Couples Therapist, Association for Imago Relationship Therapy
Certified Divorce Mediator, Mediation Training & Consultation Institute, 2004- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual Psychotherapy-23 yrs. exp.
Family & Conjoint Psychotherapy- 23 yrs. exp.
Divorce Issues- 23 yrs. exp.
Midlife Growth & Change- 23 yrs. exp.
Gay, Lesbian & Gender Issues- 23 yrs. exp.
Fee Information: Sliding fee scale

Trudy Simon, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-834-6600

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice & Administration, University of Michigan, 1988
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) # 6801060152, State of Michigan, 1990- Present
Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor, 1986-2007 & 2011-Present
Member, National Association of Social Workers, 1992- Present
Member, Academy of Clinical Social Workers, 1992- Present
Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, National Association of Social Workers, 1994- Present
National Certified Addictions Counselor II, 1992- 2007
Certification, National Certification Recipocity Consortium/Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse, 1992- 2007 & 2011-Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Adolescent & Adult Assessment & Psychotherapy- 34 yrs. exp.
Chemical Dependency Treatment- 34 yrs. exp.
Co-Occurring Disorders- 34 yrs. exp.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder- 34 yrs. exp.
Depression & Anxiety- 34 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Accepts some insurances and self-pay, fee- $130; Sliding fee scale available

John Simpson, M.A.
Cobalt Counseling- Ypsilanti, MI
Business Phone: 734-741-8844 
Email: cobaltcounseling@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Center for Humanistic Studies, 1991
M.A., Criminology, Eastern Michigan University, 2001
Limited License Psychologist #6301008620, State of Michigan, 1991- Present
Member, Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers
Member, American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors & Therapists
Member, Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
Member, Association of Black Sexologists & Clinicians
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Relationship Enhancement- 25 yrs. exp.
Sexual Issues and Problem Sexual Behavior- 25 yrs. exp.
Assessment & Treatment of Anger & Abusive Behavior- 25 yrs. exp.
Legal Assessments- 25 yrs. exp.
Interpersonal Difficulties- 30 yrs. exp.

Michael Singer, Ph.D.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-995-3654
Email: michaelsingerphd@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Michigan, 1974
Graduate, Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute, 1996
Licensed Psychologist #6301001475, State of Michigan, 1977- Present
Certified in Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychoanalysis, American Psychoanalytic Association, 2001- Present
Certified Sex Therapist, American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists, 2001- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy- 40 yrs. exp.
Marital & Sexual Dysfunction Therapy- 42 yrs. exp.
Individual Adult Psychotherapy- 42 yrs. exp.
Psychoanalysis- 25 yrs. exp.

Psychotherapy Supervision- 26 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Out of network provider; some fee adjustment possible; will provide statements for insurance reimbursement.


Lynn Sipher, M.S.W.
Private Practice - Ann Arbor  MI
Business Phone: 734-332-3365
Email: lynnsipher@gmail.com
Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 1983
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801033722, State of Michigan, 1985- Present
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, State of Michigan, 1991- Present
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, 1990- Present
Level I & II Trained in EMDR, EMDRIA Institute, 1999- Present
Full Member, EMDRIA Institute, 2002- Present
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Advanced Teacher Training, 2011- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Adult Psychotherapy- 30 yrs. exp.
Spiritual & Creative Expression- 10 yrs. exp.
Couples & Families- 30 yrs. exp.
Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy, Classes, Travel- 10 yrs. exp.
Gay/Lesbian Issues- 30 yrs. exp.

Tamar Springer, Ph.D.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-213-2504
Email: tspring@umich.edu  

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S., Clinical Psychology, University of Michigan, 1989
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Michigan, 1994
Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan, 1996- Present
Member, Michigan Psychological Association, 1994- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual Psychotherapy- 28 yrs. exp.
Anxiety Disorders- 28 yrs. exp.
Relationship Issues- 28 yrs. exp.
Depression- 28 yrs. exp.
Short-Term Dynamic Therapy- 28 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Care Network, Chickering, Cofinity, First Health, UM Premier Care, Value Options.


Danielle TenCate-Cole, M.S.W.
Private Practice - Ann Arbor  MI
Business Phone: 734-294-9865
Email: dltencate@yahoo.com
Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 2003
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical Practice) #6801095929, State of Michigan, 2013- Present
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, State of Minnesota, 2006- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual & Adult Psychotherapy- 13 yrs. exp.
Women's Issues- 13 yrs. exp.
Trauma/PTSD- 13 yrs. exp.
Grief & Bereavement-13 yrs. exp.
Chronic Illness, Pain & Caregiver Issues- 13 yrs. exp.

acceptance & Commitment Therapy- 3 yrs. exp.

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy- 2 yrs. exp.

Insurance Information: Blue Care Network, BC/BS, Magellan, Medicare, Meridian, Optum; Private pay & sliding fee scale

Markita Thompson, DNP
Ann Arbor Counseling- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-956-0051
Email: annarborcounseling@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Michigan, 2015
Nurse Practitioner #4704218652, State of Michigan
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center, 2017
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Psychopharmacology
Depression
Anxiety Disorders
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome
Childhood & Adolescent Disorders
Insurance Information: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Care Network, Medicare, Meridian

Bruce H. Thomson, M.S.W.
Thomson Solutions- Ann Arbor, MI
Business: 734-994-8120
Email: bruce@ThomsonSolutionsLLC.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 2009
M.S., Environmental Psychology, University of Michigan, 1986
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801091826, State of Michigan, 2010- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Couples Psychotherapy- 9 yrs. exp.
Individual Psychotherapy- 9 yrs. exp.
Adolescent Psychotherapy- 9 yrs. exp.
Marriage Counseling- 9 yrs. exp.
Chemical Dependency Treatment- 9 yrs. exp.

Insurance Information: Aetna, Blue Care Network, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Magellan, Priority Health, UM Premier Care

Linda Thomson, M.S.W.
Thomson Solutions- Ann Arbor, MI
Business: 734-994-8120
Email: linda@ThomsonSolutionsLLC.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 2009
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801091925, State of Michigan, 2010- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Women's Issues Including Menopause- 9 yrs. exp.
Recovery Coaching- 9 yrs. exp.
General Adult Psychotherapy- 9 yrs. exp.
Depression & Anxiety- 9 yrs. exp.
Chemical Dependency Treatment- 9 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Blue Care Network, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Magellan, Priority Health, UM Premier Care

Mary Tomac, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Chelsea, MI
Business: 734-475-3426
Email: metcowgrl@msn.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 1990
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801046899, State of Michigan, 1992- Present
Certified Addictions Counselor- 1, State of Michigan, 1997- Present
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, 1994- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Grief & Loss- 15 yrs. exp.
Anxiety & Depression- 15 yrs. exp.
Trauma Recovery- 10 yrs. exp.
EMDR- 4 yrs. exp.

Insurance & Fee Information:
BC/BS, Ceredian, ComPsych, Horizon, Magellan, Managed Health Network, Medicare, United Healthcare, U.S. Behavioral Health, Value Options; sliding fee scale

Ellen Toronto, Ph.D.         
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-761-5501
Email: etoronto@umich.edu

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Psychology, University of Michigan, 1973
Licensed Psychologist #6301001682, State of Michigan, 1975- Present
Psychoanalyst, Michigan Psychoanalytic Council, 1995- Present
Mediator, Ann Arbor Mediation Center, 1995- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis- 35 yrs. exp.
Women's Issues- 35 yrs. exp.
Divorce Issues- 35 yrs. exp.
Depression- 35 yrs. exp.
Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome- 35 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Aetna, BC/BS, Cofinity, Medicare, MESSA

Nicole K. Turcotte-Ruiz, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business: 734-263-6644
Email: info@carrythehope.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Simmons College, 2006
Licensed Master Social Worker #6801088354, State of Michigan, 2006- Present
Member, National Association of Social Workers, 2017- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Adult Psychological Evaluation, Assessment & Psychotherapy- 12 yrs. exp.
Group Psychotherapy- 12 yrs. exp.
Relationship Issues, Family Conflict, Divorce- 12 yrs. exp.
Reproductive Loss, Infertility & Adoption Issues- 7 yrs. exp.
CBT, IPT, MI & Narrative Therapy for Depression, Anxiety & Bipolar Disorder- 12 yrs. exp.

Jan Ulrich, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-709-4160
Email:  jan.ulrich.lmsw@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 1995
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801068987, State of Michigan, 1998- Present
Infant Mental Health Specialist, Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health , 2003- Present
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers, 1999- Present
Levels I & II Certification, Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing, EMDRIA Institute, 2005- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual Adult Psychotherapy- 20+ yrs. exp.
Early Childhood Psychotherapy- 20+ yrs. exp.
Infant Mental Health- 20+ yrs. exp.
Perinatal Mood Disorders & Trauma- 20+ yrs. exp.
2nd Languages- Spanish & French
Insurance & Fee Information: Blue Cross/Blue Shield; Sliding fee scale available

Sylvia K. van Meerten, M.A.
Empower Autism- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 828-458-0313
Email: Sylvia@empowerautism.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., Counseling Psychology, Union Institute & University, 2011
Limited Licensed Professional Counselor #6401015933, State of Michigan, 2017
Member, Michigan Counseling Association, 2016- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Autism- 12 yrs. exp.
Family Counseling- 8 yrs. exp.

Teens & Young Adults- 8 yrs. exp.
Parenting of Special Needs Children- 8 yrs. exp.
Fee Information: Sliding fee scale

Cam Vozar, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-747-9073
Email: cam.vozar@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Group Work, University of Michigan, 1975
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801011181, State of Michigan, 1976- Present
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, State of Michigan, 1991- Present
Level II Certification- Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing, EMDRIA Institute, 1993- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Conjoint Therapy- 30+ yrs. exp.
Individual Therapy- 30+ yrs. exp
Trauma & Recovery- 30+ yrs. exp.
EMDR- 25+ yrs. exp.
Men's Issues- 30+ yrs. exp

Insurance & Fee Information: Aetna, Blue Care Network, BC/BS, Magellan, UM Premier Care; sliding fee scale

Mel L. Whalen, M.S.
Ann Arbor Deaf Psychological Services, LLC- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-822-0297
Email: whalen.mel@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S., Clinical Psychology, Eastern Michigan University, 2009
M.A., Sign Linguistics, LaTrobe University, Australia, 2000
Limited License Psychologist #6301014212, State of Michigan, 2012 - Present
Member, Michigan Psychological Association, 2011 - Present
Member, Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Loss, 2006 - Present
Affiliate, American Deafness & Rehabilitation Association, 2005 - Present
Student Member, American Psychological Association, 2005 - Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Issues- 10+ yrs. exp.
Gay, Lesbian & Gender Issues- 10+ yrs. exp.

Multi-Cultural Issues- 10+ yrs. exp.
Women's Issues- 10+ yrs. exp.
ADHD/ADD- 10+ yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Aetna, BC/BS, Blue Care Network, Magellan, Medicare, Meridan, Priority Health, United Behavioral Health; Sliding scale fee

Lisa Woodcock-Burroughs, Ph.D.
Center for Neuropsychology, Learning & Development- Ann Arbor, MI
Center Website: www.CNLD.org
Business Phone: 734-994-9466
Email: lwoodcock-burroughs@CNLD.org

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., School & Community, Wayne State University, 2012
Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan, 2014- Present
Limited License Psychologist, State of Michigan, 2006- 2014
School Psychologist Certification, State of Michigan, 2006- Present
Nationally Certified School Psychologist, National Association of School Psychologists, 2006- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy- 5 yrs. exp.
Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy- 5 yrs. exp.
School/Educational Psychology- 12 yrs. exp.
Child Management & Parenting- 5 yrs. exp.
Depression & Anxiety- 5 yrs. exp.
Fee Information: Fee for service; Sliding scale is available.

Karen Zokas, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ypsilanti, MI
Business Phone: 734-748-0950
Email: kzokas@umich.edu
Website: www.innovative-counseling.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., Special Education, Oakland University, 1978
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice/Mental Health, University of Michigan, 2002
Limited Licensed Master Social Worker, State of Michigan, 2003- 2007
Licensed Master Social Worker #6801086356 (Clinical), State of Michigan, 2007- Present
Member, National Association of Social Workers, 2002- Present
Trained Emotionally Focused Couples Therapist, 2005- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Adult & Child Psychotherapy- 11 yrs. exp.
PTSD & Trauma (Adult/Teen/Child)- 11 yrs. exp.
Attachment Issues (Adoption/Foster Care)- 11 yrs. exp.
Sexual Abuse/Trauma (Adults & Children)- 11 yrs. exp.
Attachment Focused Couples Therapy- 11 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Adoption Medical Subsidy, Aetna, BC/BS (Traditional & PPO), Blue Care Network, Blue Complete, Cofinity. Magellan, Meridian, Priority Health, United Health Care

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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  

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 www7.dleg.state.mi.us/free/