Robert Garcia, MD
Dr. Garcia is a DIPLOMATE of the AMERICAN BOARD of PSYCHIATRY and NEUROLOGY, Inc (a member BOARD of the AMERICAN BOARD of MEDICAL SPECIALTIES) and specializes in both Child/Adolescent and Adult population.
He received his training in Adult Psychiatry from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan and continued his subspecialty in the area of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
He is an affiliate staff member of Providence Hospital, a part of the St John Health System and a member of the following organizations - American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Society of Psychoanalytic Physicians, Michigan Psychiatric Society and the Michigan Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Dr. Garcia utilizes both brief psychotherapy and medication management to treat various psychiatric disorders. He also maintains a network of mental health and medical specialists for referral when the need arises.
Contact Dr. Garcia @ (248) 912-0080
Lauren Walters, MS, PA-C
Lauren Walters is a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy. Upon completion of the physician assistant program she received both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees. Lauren is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and licensed by the State of Michigan. She is a member of the American Academy Physician Assistant and the Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants. Lauren provides medication management and works in close communication with Dr. Garcia at all times regarding patient care.
Contact Ms. Walters @ (248) 912-0080 or Lauren@novipsych.com
Jean Gust, PhD
Dr. Gust is a fully licensed Clinical Psychologist. In her over 17 years experience in the mental health field, she specializes in treatment for adults 18 years and older, experiencing depression, anxiety, survivors of abuse, stress management, and women's issues. Her clinical orientation is eclectic, with strong emphasis on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Dr. Gust held the title of adjunct professor at Eastern Michigan University for five years, of which she left to devote her services to full time clinical work. She is a long time member of the American Psychological Association and the Michigan Psychological Association.
Contact Dr. Gust @ (248) 470-3346
Fred Sandler, PsyD
Dr. Sandler is a fully licensed Clinical Psychologist in Michigan and Florida. He treats a diverse population with a wide spectrum of difficulties. Dr. Sandler routinely treats children, adolescents, adults, and couples. His clinical orientation is eclectic.
Contact Dr. Sandler @ (248) 962-5754
Elaine Swenson, MA, LLP
Ms. Swenson has more than 35 years of experience in clinical and school settings and have strong background in special education laws and their implementations. She also specializes in interventions with children, adolescents and adults and their families. Ms. Swenson has an extensive adult practice, skilled in psychological assessments and uses an eclectic approach emphasizing cognitive and behavioral therapies.
Contact Ms. Swenson @ (248) 763-9807
Suzanne Bilodeau MA, LLP
Ms. Bilodeau is a Limited License Psychologist and has experience with individuals of all ages and provides assessments and treatment for anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder, trauma, workplace and daily stress, and anger management. Ms. Bilodeau focuses on an individual approach for each client and looks to meet their daily, educational, and career needs.
Contact Ms. Bilodeau @ (248) 912-0080 or Sbilodeau@novipsych.com
Lauri Palmer, LMSW
Ms. Palmer has over 20 years of experience in clinical and school settings including a specialization with children, adolescents and young adults on the Autism Spectrum. Ms. Palmer’s clinical expertise includes improving self-esteem, understanding and regulating behavior and emotions, social skills development, relationships and sexuality, bereavement and grief, transition to adult life, and parent guidance/support.
Contact Ms. Palmer @ (248) 912-0080 or Lauri@novipsych.com
Meredith Merlanti, MS, TLLP
Ms. Merlanti is a Temporary Limited License Psychologist and has experience providing therapy to both adolescents and adult clients, addressing concerns such as depression, anxiety, grief, eating disordered behavior/body image concerns, relationship/social difficulties, trauma/abuse, obsessions/compulsions, paranoia, impulsivity, sexual concerns, and stressful circumstances. Her approach emphasizes adapting treatment to each individual and focuses on addressing concerns by providing insight, support, and behavioral skills to help each client meet his or her goals.
Contact Ms. Merlanti @ (248) 912-0080 orMeredith@novipsych.com
Heather Munsche, MS, TLLP
Heather Munsche is a Temporary Limited License Psychologist who earned a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Eastern Michigan University. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Experimental Psychology from Northern Michigan University. Ms. Munsche specializes in providing psychological assessments for children and adults. She also enjoys providing therapy to clients of all ages. She uses techniques from a variety of styles which allows her to customize the therapeutic experience to meet each client’s individual needs.
Contact Ms. Munsche @ (248) 912-0080 or Heather@novipsych.com
Alex Kolpacke Operations Manager
Mr. Kolpacke is a graduate from the University of Detroit Mercy with a Bachelor's of Science in Biology, a Minor in Psychology, and working towards a Master's in Business and Health Administration. He looks to maintain office stability by implementing the core objectives for each healthcare professional, staff member and patients. His focus is to drive office growth and invest in new opportunities to better serve member of the mental health community.
For any additional information regarding comprehensive testing, group therapy, information on specific therapists, or any other questions you may e-mail Mr. Kolpacke.
Contact Mr. Kolpacke @ (248) 912-0080 or email@example.com
Ms. Ahlijian is a graduate from Wayne State University with a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree, major in Psychology. Meagan is currently working towards a Master's of Arts Degree in Clinical Psychology. She enjoys working with people of all ages, but plans to specialize in working with children and adolescents.
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