Washtenaw County, Michigan Psychotherapists, A-B

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Therapist Practice/Specialty Index

Insurance Service Providers Index


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- 43 yrs. exp.
Family & Conjoint Therapy- 43 yrs. exp.
General Adult Psychotherapy- 43 yrs. exp.
Dissociative Disorders- 40 yrs. exp.
Women's Issues- 43 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: All insurances that will reimburse for fully licensed psychologists; Sliding fee scale

Norman E. Alessi, M.D.
Private Practice - Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-222-6222
Email: nalessi@nalessimd.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.D., Medicine, Emory University, 1976
Licensed Physician, State of Michigan, 1977- Present
Board Certification, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, General Psychiatry, 1982- Present
Board Certification, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 1985- Present
Professor Emeritus (Active), University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry, 2005- Present
Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association, 2015- Present
Life Fellow, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 1988-Present
MDMA Therapy Training Program, 2021
Certificate for Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy, Fluence, 2022
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Mood Disorders (Child, Adolescent & Adult)- 42 yrs. exp.
Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry- 42 yrs. exp.
Autism Spectrum Disorders (Child, Adolescent & Adult)- 20 yrs. exp.
PTSD (Child/Adolescent/Adult)- 38 yrs. exp.
Psychopharmacology (Child/Adolescent/Adult)- 42 yrs. exp.
Anxiety Disorders (Child, Adolescent & Adult)- 42 yrs. exp.
Neurodiversity- 40 yrs. exp.
End of Life Doula- 1 yr. exp.
Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy- 1 yr. exp.
Bipolar Illness- 42 yr. exp.
Insurance Information: Fee for service only.

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 - 37 yrs. exp.
Eating Disorders (all types)
- 27 yrs. exp.
Grief & Bereavement - 37 yrs. exp.
Depression/Anxiety - 37 yrs. exp.
Internal Family Systems Psychotherapy - 27 yrs. exp.
Adjustment to Illness - 37 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Aetna, BC/BS PPOs, MESSA;  Sliding fee scale

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- 34 yrs. exp.
Individual Adult Psychotherapy- 34 yrs. exp.
Lesbian, Bisexual & Gay Issues- 34 yrs. exp.
Depression & Anxiety- 34 yrs. exp.
Women’s Issues- 34 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: BC/BS (Traditional & PPO), 'Blue Care Networki, MESSA; Sliding fee scale

Michelle Avery-Ferguson, M.S.W.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-506-8318
Email: email@michelleaveryferguson.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., University of Michigan, 1996
Licensed Master Social Worker #6801099213, State of Michigan, 2017- Present
Member, National Association of Social Workers, 1996- Present
Certified Synergetic Play Therapist, Synergetic Play Therapy Insittute, 2021- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Child Psychotherapy/Play Therapy- 11 yrs. exp.
Parenting Issues & Parent Education- 13 yrs. exp.
Adult Individual Psychotherapy- 11 yrs. exp.
Neruodiversity & Disabilities Issues- 13 yrs. exp.
Disabilitiesr- 13 yrs. exp.
Insurance Information: BC/BS, Blue Care Complete, Blue Care Network, Tricare

Josie L. Barnard, M.A.
Family Counseling Center- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 517-410-0485
Email: josielbarnard@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.A., Counseling Psychology, Moody Theological Seminary, Michigan, 2019
Limited License Professional Counselor #6401017643, State of Michigan, 2019- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual Adult Psychotherapy
Family & Couples Psychotherapy
Christian Counseling
Women's Issues

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 - 15 yrs. exp.
Infant Mental Health
- 15 yrs. exp.
Individual Adult Psychotherapy - 7 yrs. exp.
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy - 3 yrs. exp.
Parent Guidance & Education - 15 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information: Blue Care Network, Blue Cross/Blue Shield; 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
Trained in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Levels 1 & 2
Member, National Association of Social Workers, 2005- Present
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Individual Adult Psychotherapy for People of Any Orientation- 14 yrs. exp.
Positive Growth & Change- 14 yrs. exp.
Women's Issues- 14 yrs. exp.
Dysfunctional Family and/or Trauma History- 14 yrs. exp.
Anxiety & Depression- 14 yrs. exp.

Insurance & Fee Information: Blue Care Network, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, UM Premier Care, Sliding fee scale


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- 29 yrs. exp.
Anger Management- 29 yrs. exp.
Conjoint Psychotherapy- 29 yrs. exp.
Women's Issues- 29 yrs. exp.
Body/Mind/Spirit Approaches- 29 yrs. exp.
Grief & Bereavement- 29 yrs. exp.
Anxiety & Depression- 29 yrs. exp.
Shame & Vulnerability- 29 yrs. exp.

Survivors of Sexual/Physical/Emotional Abuse- 29 yrs. exp.
Fee Information:
BC/BS; reduced sliding scale fee available

Julie Boyd, M.A.
Huron Counseling Services, L.L.C.- Dexter, MI
Business Phone: 734-426-5271
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 - 24 yrs. exp.
Anxiety- 24 yrs. exp.
Military- 14 yrs. exp.

Trauma- 24 yrs. exp.
Care-Giver Counseling- 16 yrs. exp.

Insurance Information: Beacon Health, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Complete, Humana Military, Magellan, Meridian, Tricare

Thomas G. Brewer, Ph.D.
Private Practice- Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-771-3145
Email:
tbrewerphd@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Detroit, 1995
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 1976
Licensed Psychologist # 6301009090, State of Michigan, 1997- Present
Associate Member, American Psychoanalytic Association, 2017- Present
Advnced Candidate Status, Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Adolescent Psychotherapy- 35 yrs. exp.
Individual Adult Psychotherapy- 42 yrs. exp.
Anger Management- 26 yrs. exp.
Anxiety Disorders- 42 yrs. exp.
Depression- 42 yrs. exp.
Men's Issues- 26 yrs. exp.
Supervision- 5 yrs. exp.
Insurance & Fee Information:  Medicare; Fee Adjustment available

Leah Brock, M.S.W.
Great Lakes Teletherapy, LLC
Ann Arbor, MI
Business Phone: 734-224-3773
Email:
leah@greatlakesteletherapy.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S.W., Interpersonal Practice, University of Michigan, 2006
Licensed Master Social Worker (Macro & Clinical Practice) #6801088849, State of Michigan, 2008- Present
CBT Certification, cbtforinsomnia.com
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Insomnia
Anxiety
Chronic Illness
Depression
OlderAdult Needs.Dementia/Caregiver Needs

Melissa J. Butler, M.S.
Mindful Solutions- Ann Arbor
Business Phone: 734-904-7699
Email:
mindfulsolutionsannarbor@gmail.com

Training, Certification & Professional Associations:
M.S., Health Psychology, University of Michigan Dearborn, 2011
Limited License Psychologist #6301015183, State of Michigan, 2011- Present
Certification in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Level 2
Areas of Practice/Specialty:
Somatic Therapy - 5 yrs. exp.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder- 6 yrs. exp.
Mid-Life Growth & Change- 6 yrs. exp.

Relationship Issues- 6 yrs. exp.
Mentoring for New Therapists- 5 yrs. exp.

Fee Information: $130 per session
 

 

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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 Community Health at 517-241-2112 or bhservinfo@cis.state.mi.us 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