Director, Sara Byczek, PhD, LP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Education: Indiana State University PhD in Counseling Psychology

                   Illinois State University MS in Clinical Counseling Psychology 

                   University of Michigan-Dearborn BA in Psychology

Clinical Interests: Trauma, LGBTQ+ issues, Women's issues, Multi-cultural/Diversity issues, Training 

Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal Process Theory/Feminist Theory  

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Lusine Hambardzumayn, M.S., M.A., LLP

Limited Licensed Psychologist 

Education: University of Detroit Mercy, MA in Clinical Psychology  

Yerevan State University, MS in Psychology with Specialization in Medical Psychology              

Clinical Interests:  Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Developmental Issues, Adjustment/Life transitions, Multicultural/Diversity Issues, Mind/Body Connection, Mindfulness  

Theoretical Orientation: Integrative/Holistic, Culturally Sensitive, Psychodynamic, Interpersonal, Cognitive Behavioral

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Jimmy Vuong, MSW, LMSW

Licensed Social Worker

Education: Michigan State University MSW in Social Work 

Clinical Interests: Career Development, Outreach Support, Multicultural/Identity Issues,  Adjustment Issues, and Anxiety.

Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal and Cognitive behavioral

Pronouns: he/his/him

Charles Starkman, Psy.D., LP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist 

Education: Adler University, Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology 

University of Michigan BA in Psychology and Art History

Clinical Interests:  Eating disorders and body image concerns, PTSD/Trauma, LGBTQ+ issues, Relational concerns, Anxiety disorders, Self-injury, Clinical supervision and training

Theoretical Orientation: Integrative, Cognitive-Behavioral, Third-Wave Behavioral, Interpersonal Process

Pronouns: he/his/him

Joanna Ransdell, MSW, LMSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Education: Eastern Michigan University- MSW in Social Work

Lawrence University, BA in Psychology 

Clinical Interests: Trauma, Grief and loss, Mood disorders, Personality disorders, LGBTQ+ issues, Codependency, Relationship concerns

Theoretical Orientation: DBT, CBT, Psychodynamic, Internal Family Systems, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness-based

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Doctoral Level Trainee- Rose Cook MA, TLLP

Education: Michigan School of Psychology – MA in Clinical Psychology, Wayne State University – MA in Teaching & BA in Psychology

Clinical Interests: Depression, Anxiety, Health issues, PTSD/Trauma, Interpersonal relationship issues, Multicultural/Racial issues, IMAGO therapy

Theoretical Orientation: Integrated, Psychodynamic/Humanistic

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Doctoral Level Trainee- Joelle Frangie, MA, TLLP

Education: MA Clinical Psychology – Michigan School of Psychology;  BA Psychology – Michigan State University

Clinical Interests: Life Changes, Multi-Cultural/Diversity issues, Judicial Involvement, Interpersonal concerns, Trauma

Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral/Humanistic

Pronouns:  she/her/hers

MSW Graduate Level Trainee- Christa Raicevich

Education: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, MSW Candidate; Wayne State University, BS in Psychology          

Clinical Interests: Eating disorders, Depression, Anxiety, Grief and loss, Relationships

Theoretical Orientation: CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, Interpersonal

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Masters Level Graduate Trainee- Jordan Sieja, B.S.

Education: Eastern Michigan University, MS candidate in General Clinical Psychology; Eastern Michigan University, BS in Psychology and Communication

Clinical Interests:  Anxiety, Depression, Mindfulness, Self-care

Theoretical Orientation: Interpersonal, Cognitive Behavioral

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Administrative Assistant- Intermediate/ Office Manager

Bernadette Trisko    

Description: Administrative Assistant- Intermediate/Office Manager 

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Counseling and Psychological Services

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