Dr. Holly Hale, PhD
is a Fully Licensed Clinical Psychologist who strives to sensitively and collaboratively work with you to reach your goals. She uses an integrative, personalized approach, understanding that each individual has experienced unique life challenges. Dr. Hale holds a Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy and obtained her Bachelor’s Degree at Rutgers University where she conducted research on environmental stimuli and mood regulation. Dr. Hale has presented her research on social support, mood regulation, and massively multiplayer games at both local and national conferences. Dr. Hale completed her APA accredited internship at the Hawthorn Center, a state inpatient hospital for children and adolescents. Her experience and training in a wide range of settings, allows her to carefully select techniques, ranging from insight-oriented psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), parent management training (PMT), communication training, and art/play therapies, in order to maximize an individuals’ growth.
Dr. Ellen Fedon-Keyt, PhD
is a Fully Licensed Psychologist who completed her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Detroit Mercy. She has over 15 years of experience working with diverse populations of adults, youth, couples, families and groups in a variety of clinical settings. Her culturally sensitive therapeutic approach integrates insight-oriented and family systems perspectives with techniques selected from interpersonal and relational psychoanalysis, dialectical behavior therapy, and humanism. Depression, anxiety, trauma, grief work, issues of ethnic and cultural diversity, minority stress, and LGBTQIA concerns are some of her areas of particular expertise. Dr. Fedon-Keyt also has extensive diagnostic and supervisory experience in psychological testing for learning disabilities, ADHD, autism and other presenting issues.
Sarah Williams, LMSW
is a Fully Licensed Masters Social Worker who earned her degree from the University of Michigan School of Social Work. She has experience working with adults, couples, and families. Sarah works with all aspects of sexuality, including sexual function/dysfunction, gender identity, sexual trauma and intimacy. Sarah further specializes in helping clients reduce feelings of anxiety, depression, and stress, and to increase overall well-being. Sarah conducts therapy with warmth and non-judgment. Utilizing cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, insight-oriented, and client-centered approaches she works collaboratively to help clients achieve their own individual goals.
Dr. Mira Cely, PhD
is a Fully Licensed Psychologist who holds a Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy. Her clinical interests include anxiety, depression, abuse, trauma, adjustment and identity related issues, relationship difficulties, parent management, LGBTQIAA, diversity issues and crisis intervention. While her primary approach to treatment stems from an insight-oriented perspective, she also integrates cognitive behavioral (CBT) and existentialist/humanistic orientations. Dr. Cely strives to provide her clients with a safe therapeutic space to address their concerns in a non-judgmental and supportive atmosphere.
Mark Soutar, MS, LLP
is a Limited License psychologist with a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Behavioral Psychology from Eastern Michigan University. He has experience in Residential Care working with adolescents individually and conducting family therapy. Mark has worked with adolescents and adults with various disorders including depression, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, autism, obsessive compulsive disorder, and severe family conflict. Mark has experience utilizing empirically supported treatments such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavioral Activation, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Mark seeks to create a judgment free and supportive environment based on caring and respect to help clients feel at ease and pursue their therapeutic goals
Adenike Kara Griffin, MS, LMSW
“Nike” Griffin is a Fully Licensed Master’s Level Clinical Social Worker. She completed her MSW at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in addition to completing a Master’s degree in Developmental Psychology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Nike has experience working with children, adolescents, couples and adults. She enjoys working with individuals and families on a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, OCD, ADHD, marital conflict, autism spectrum disorder and a wide variety of adjustment related concerns. She is trained to use evidence based treatment, including cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma focused CBT, and Interpersonal therapy, as well as integrative therapy and couples’ therapy. Her work also takes into account developmental theory, age and stages of development. Nike seeks to create a healing therapeutic environment in which her clients feel nurtured and understood.
Dr. Lawrence Michael Kalb, PhD
is a Fully Licensed Clinical Psychologist who holds a joint degree in Clinical Psychology and Developmental Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. He offers treatment for children, adolescents, adults and families. Dr. Kalb brings a wealth of experience working with children and families from many different cultures. Dr. Kalb works in collaboration with patients to help them achieve their goals in a timely fashion. While Dr. Kalb’s approach to therapy is generally client centered, he received in-depth education and training in cognitive-behavioral-therapy (CBT) and is often helpful with a variety of issues and diagnoses that are difficult to treat. Dr. Kalb’s specialty areas include treatment of anxiety and depression, relationship issues, child and adolescent behavioral problems and parent/child relationship issues. He also has training and experience in working with young children with autism and their parents to improve social functioning and reduce behavior problems at home and at school.
Melissa Tavakoldavani, MEd, LPC
is a Licensed Professional Counselor who completed her Master’s degree at the University of North Texas. She is a compassionate and insightful therapist whose passion is to help teens, couples and LGBTQ clients through difficult times. Melissa has over 10 years’ experience in working with children and teens in individual therapy, group therapy and school settings. She has specialized training in Play Therapy, which helps children aged 3-10 work through a variety of problems including behavioral concerns, anxiety, depression, and trauma. Her culturally sensitive, compassionate approach allows her to help LGB and gender diverse teens, adults and their families. While drawing upon each person’s strengths, Melissa works with clients to identify areas of improvement and establish skills that can help throughout the many challenges of life. She uses humanistic, interpersonal, family systems, and cognitive-behavioral therapies to help clients improve their functioning and overall health in a safe, non-judgmental, collaborative environment.
Kevin Reilly, MA, LLP
is a Limited License Clinical Psychologist who holds a Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Psychology from the Michigan School of Professional Psychology (originally the Center for Humanistic Studies). He has over 25 years of professional experience working with adults, children, adolescents, couples, and groups. Kevin has particular expertise in working with depression, anxiety, men’s and women’s issues, marital / relationship issues, substance abuse and addictions. He works primarily from an insight oriented perspective, but incorporates other approaches as well, such as interpersonal, humanistic, cognitive behavioral, educational, and EMDR. For cases involving substance abuse and addictions his work is based on the 12-Step model of AA, which has a proven track record in effectively dealing with a variety of addictions.
Kathy Miller Reilly, PhD
is a Fully Licensed Clinical Psychologist who holds a Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy, and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan. She is the Director of the clinic and has over 25 years of experience working with adults, children, adolescents, couples, and groups. She has particular expertise in working with depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, and personality disorders. She works primarily from an insight oriented perspective, but incorporates other approaches as well, such as interpersonal, cognitive behavioral, educational, and EMDR. She finds that the combination of EMDR, along with the other above approaches, is particularly helpful in bringing quick and thorough relief to a wide number of client.