Washtenaw County, Michigan Psychotherapists, Q-Z

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Therapist Practice/Specialty Index

Insurance Service Providers Index


Harry Rai, M.D.
Dharma Psychiatry, PLLC- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-531-8237
Website: www.dharmapsych.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.D., Wayne State Universiy School of Medicine, 2015
Licensed Psychiatrist #4301107974, State of Michigan, 2017-Present
Member, Michigan Psychiatric Society, 2015-Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Adult Psychotherapy & Medication Management
Depression
Anxiety
ADHD
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Insurance Information: Out of Network

Jennifer Ratliff-Moss, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-780-0044
Email:  jratliffmosslmsw@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice/Mental Health, University of Michigan, 1989
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801062190, State of Michigan, 1990- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Family & Marital Psychotherapy- 15 yrs. exp.
Women's Issues- 25 yrs. exp.
Individual Adult Psychotherapy- 25 yrs. exp.
EMDR- 3 yrs. exp.
Mindfulness Based Psychotherapy- 15 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Blue Cross/Blue Shield (Traditional & PPO), Cigna, Cofinity, Optum, United Behavioral Health

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- 18 yrs. exp.
Family & Individual Psychotherapy- 18 yrs. exp.
Depression & Anxiety Issues- 18 yrs. exp.
Co-Occuring Disorders- 18 yrs. exp.
Substance Abuse Assessment, Treatment & Intervention- 18 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Blue Cross/Blue Shield (Traditional & PPO; 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 Psychotherapy- 10 yrs. exp.
Short-Term & Long-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy- 10 yrs. exp.
Relationship Issues- 10 yrs. exp.
Gifted & Creative Adults
- 10 yrs. exp.
Anxiety & Depression- 10 yrs. exp.
Fee Information: BC/BS & BC/BS PPO provider; Self-pay for clients with other insurance coverage. A statement provided for insurance reimbursement.

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
EMDR Level II Certification, EMDRIA, 2007-
Diplomate, American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work, 2009
Realization Process Teacher Certification, Judith Blackstone, Ph.D., 2010
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Survivors of Sexual Abuse- 22 yrs. exp.
Mindful Self-Compassion & Compassionate Life Review- 9 yrs. exp.
Issues of Aging, Illness & Life Transitions- 41 yrs. exp.
Integrative Therapy for Body, Mind & Spirit- 16 yrs. exp.
Adult Survivors of Dysfunctional Families - 41 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield & Medicare

Amy Saldinger, Ph.D.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Email: amysaldinger@gmail.com
Business Phone: 734-222-4894 

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Psychology, University of Michigan, 2001
Licensed Clinical Psychologist #6301011871, State of Michigan, 2003- Present
Certified Imago Relationship Therapist
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Couples Therapy
Individual Therapy
Grief & Loss

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:
Trauma Recovery - 31 yrs. exp.
Children, Adolescents & Families- 31 yrs. exp.
Attachment & Adoption- 31 yrs. exp.
Gender & Sexuality Issues- 31 yrs. exp.
Animal Assisted Therapy- 5 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Fee at time of service; detailed receipt provided.

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- 20 yrs. exp.
Traumatic Birth- 13 yrs. exp.
Trauma & EMDR Treatment- 14 yrs. exp.
Addiction & Co-Dependency- 30 yrs. exp.
Individual Psychotherapy- 25 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Traditional Plans, Self-Pay; Sliding fee scale

Linda Seyfarth-Ward, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Saline, MI
Business Phone: 810-299-1040
Email:  linda@lgsoptions.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Wayne State University
Licensed Master Social Worker, State of Michigan
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, State of Michigan
Member, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Social Workers
DBT Certified
Certified Forensic Examiner
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Trauma Disorders- 25 yrs. exp.
Anxiety Disorders- 25 yrs. exp.
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy- 10 yrs. exp.
Depression- 25 yrs. exp.
Aging- 10 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield , Cigna; Sliding fee scale

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  23 yrs. exp.
Spiritual Identity: Crisis or Focus- 44 yrs. exp.
EMDR/PTSD/Trauma- 23 yrs. exp.
Body/Mind Approaches- 23 yrs. exp.
Women's Issues- 23 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: BC/BS

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- 29 yrs. exp.
Short-Term Dynamic Therapy- 26 yrs. exp.
Mood Disorders- 29 yrs. exp.
Grief & Bereavement- 29 yrs. exp.
Reproductive Health: Infertility, Reproductive Loss, Postpartum Issues- 22 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-26 yrs. exp.
Family & Conjoint Psychotherapy- 26 yrs. exp.
Divorce Issues- 26 yrs. exp.
Midlife Growth & Change- 26 yrs. exp.
Gay, Lesbian & Gender Issues- 26 yrs. exp.
Fee Information: Sliding fee scale

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- 41 yrs. exp.
Individual Adult Psychotherapy- 43 yrs. exp.
Marital & Sexual Dysfunction Therapy- 43 yrs. exp.
Psychoanalysis- 26 yrs. exp.

Psychotherapy Supervision- 27 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:
Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy- 13 yrs. exp.

Spirituality & Psychotherapy- 13 yrs. exp.

Couples & Families- 30+ yrs. exp.

Women's Issues- 30+ yrs. exp.
Gay/Lesbian Issues- 30+ yrs. exp.

Karen M. Skrzypek, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Email: therapytothrivepllc@gmail.com
Business Phone: 248-491-8584 

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Clinical Social Work, Wayne State University, 1998
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801073930, State of Michigan, 1998- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child, Adolescent & Adult Assessment & Psychotherapy- 20 yrs. exp.
Depressive Disorders- 20 yrs. exp.
Anxiety Disorders- 20 yrs. exp.
Substance Use Disorders- 20 yrs. exp.
LGBTQ Issues- 20 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Blue Care Network, BC/BS, Medicare; Fee $100/$125, sliding fee scale.

Gary G. Smith, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-646-3581
Email:  ggsmith49@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 2005
Licensed Master Social Worker (Clinical & Macro Practice) #6801088994, State of Michigan, 2007- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
PTSD & Trauma Recovery- 12 yrs. exp.
Individual Psychotherapy- 15 yrs. exp.
Grief & Bereavement- 15 yrs. exp.
Couples Psychotherapy- 15 yrs. exp.
Midlife Growth & Change- 7 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare, Tri Care (Military); Sliding fee scale is possible.

Hannah Spencer, M.S.
Center for Neuropsychology, Learning & Development- Ann Arbor, MI
Center Website: www.CNLD.org
Business Phone: 734-994-9466
Email: hspencer@CNLD.org

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S. Clinical & Mental Health Counseling, Denver Seminary, 2014
Licensed Professional Counselor, State of Michigan, 2017- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
General Adult Psychotherapy- 5+ yrs. exp.
Individual Psychotherapy- 5+ yrs. exp.
Anxiety- 5+ yrs. exp.
Life Transitions- 5+ yrs. exp.
Relationship Issues- 5+ yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: BC/BS, Blue Care Network

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- 30 yrs. exp.
Short-Term Dynamic Therapy- 30 yrs. exp.
Anxiety Disorders- 30 yrs. exp.
Relationship Issues- 30 yrs. exp.
Depression- 30 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Care Network, UM Grad Care, UM Premier Care


Danielle TenCate-Cole, M.S.W.
Private Practice - Ann Arbor  MI
Business Phone: 734-294-9865
Email: danielle@roomtotalk.org
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- 15 yrs. exp.
Women's Issues- 15 yrs. exp.
Trauma/PTSD- 15 yrs. exp.
Grief & Bereavement-15 yrs. exp.
Chronic Illness, Pain & Caregiver Issues- 15 yrs. exp.

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy-5 yrs. exp.

Sensorimotor Psychotherapy- 4 yrs. exp.

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

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 Mentor, 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.
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing- 14 yrs. exp.
Infant Mental Health- 20+ yrs. exp.
Perinatal Mood Disorders & Trauma- 20+ yrs. exp.
Circle of Security Parenting- 1 yr. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Aetna, Blue Care Network, Blue Cross/Blue Shield (Traditional & PPO); 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/Aspergers- 12+ yrs. exp.
Family Counseling- 12+ yrs. exp.

Teens & Young Adults- 8 yrs. exp.
Anxiety- 6+ yrs. exp.
Depression- 5 yrs. exp.
Fee Information: Fee for service; 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.
Trauma & Recovery- 30+ yrs. exp.
Men's Issues- 30+ yrs. exp
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EMDR- 25+ yrs. exp.

Individual Therapy- 30+ yrs. exp
Insurance & Fee Information: Blue Care Network, BC/BS, UM Premier Care; sliding fee scale

Carisa Wilder, M.S.W.
Ann Arbor Holistic Therapy- Ann Arbor
Business Phone: 734-904-9621
Email: annarborholistictherapy@gmail.com 

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Social Work, San Francisco State University, 2000
Licensed Master Social Worker #6801086707, State of Michigan, 2007- Present
Child Welfare/Trauma Certificate, San Francisco State University
Spanish as a second language
Ayurvedic Health Practitioner, New World Aynrveda/Dr. Paul Dugliss
Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training
PACT- A Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy, Level II
Heart-Based Mediation Instructor, New World Aynrveda/Dr. Paul Dugliss
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual & Adult Psychotherapy  15 yrs. exp.
Marriage & Couples Counseling- 5 yrs. exp.
Gay, Lesbian & Gender Issues- 10 yrs. exp.
Holistic Treatment Modality- 5 yrs. exp.
Trauma & Recovery- 22 yrs. exp.
Fee Information: Sliding fee scale

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- 6 yrs. exp.
Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy- 6 yrs. exp.
School/Educational Psychology- 13 yrs. exp.
Child Management & Parenting- 6 yrs. exp.
Depression & Anxiety- 6 yrs. exp.
Fee Information: Fee for service; Sliding scale is available.

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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 www.michigan.gov/lara