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Shuntai WalkerShuntai Walker, LPC, NCC 

Shuntai Walker, LPC, NCC is a National Certified Counselor specializing in forgiveness, trauma, anxiety,  depression and   sex therapy for individual  and couples. Shuntai believes that each client is unique. Therefore, various therapeutic   approaches are necessary to effectively meet clients' treatment needs. Shuntai provides counseling services   to adolescents, couples, families, and individuals of all ethnicities. Her goal is to provide a safe, non-judgmental   environment to help clients comfortably collaborate within the therapeutic relationship so that they are able to identify   issues, develop a plan of action, and then implement that plan. Shuntai Walker is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the American     Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapist (AASECT)

Meet our Team Members: 

                         

 Porcha Mosley, MSN, APRN, AGNP-C

 Porcha Mosley is a board - certified Nurse Practitioner (NP) licensed to practice in Michigan    and Florida. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan-Flint with a degree in Nursing. Porcha completed her graduate studies at Maryville University in 2017 earning a master’s degree in Nursing with a specialty in Adult-  Gerontology. She has worked in Primary care for 2 yrs, faithfully providing services for adults and the elderly population in the   comfort of their homes.  Porcha is an active member of the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners.  She enjoys reading, traveling, serving as a mentor to teenagers and young adults, ministry and  being an active participant in positive change. She is excited to embark on this new journey of providing care to adolescents, teenagers as well as adults. Nurse Practitioner Mosley’s holistic approach to personal care include all aspects of health – physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual. “My passion is for patients to gain complete wholeness and live abundantly as they were designed to.”

 

Gina L. Reynolds, LLMSW-Clinical  

Specializing in sexual assault, domestic violence, and human trafficking, Gina is dedicated to helping individuals who have suffered from trauma. She has worked diligently to help victims of violence move on from painful experiences and cope with the negative effects that stem from these traumatic experiences.

Gina is compassionate and genuinely dedicated to the well-being of the individuals she works with. Through therapy, she can help with issues of anxiety, depression, self-harm, and PTSD, among other stressors. Gina is familiar with how debilitating mental illness can be along with other stressful life events that can occur. While providing new insight and perspective, Gina will equip you with the necessary tools needed to alleviate symptoms of mental illness or perhaps other life stressors that need to be addressed in your life at this time.

 

  Ayana Fordham, MA, MSW, LMSW-C, DP-C

  “Are you ready to unmask your pain?” Allow me to assist you. As a clinician I provide a safe place for adults, children (yrs and   older), & families to address their fears & emotions through therapeutic interventions. I specialized in grief & loss, anxiety,   depression, & traumatic related diagnoses. The services I provide focus on treatment, prevention, education, & growth. You the   client is the priority. I utilize various interventions,including Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Supportive Reflections, &   other strength & evidence based approaches to assist my clients in achieving healthy outcomes.

 

 

  Traci Westphal, MA, LLPC 

 Traci R. Westphal, M.A., L.L.P.C. works with adults, adolescents and  children; specializing with clients struggling with anger   issues, anxiety, trauma, LGBTQ and more.

 Traci believes that each client deserves to be heard in a safe, supportive and non-judgmental space.  Traci uses various therapy   methods in client relationships, working together to identify issues, develop a plan and follow through.  Traci empowers clients   to acquire new “tools” to increase their ability to cope with life’s challenges.

 

  Brandon Keene-Orton, M.A., L.L.P.C.

 Has something happened that has been extra tough on your day-to-day? Have you been feeling sad, not yourself, or have an   overactive brain that does not let you rest? Are relationships harder to maintain and work harder to enjoy? Brandon understands   the hardships of life changes, traumas, depression, and anxiety and has worked with many individuals and their unique needs to   co-create a successful treatment plan for healthier, happier living. As a doctoral student and experienced clinician, he continues   to connect with new, evidenced treatments and wonderful therapists in order to grow and be better for each of his clients and   the profession. With a hope for change, Brandon looks forward to meeting you where you are.

 

 

Samara L. HoughSamara L. Hough, LMSW-Clinical.

I believe in supporting my client’s individual process towards health and well-being. While taking the journey to healing, I will walk alongside you providing a safe space and a listening ear where those spaces may have been absent in your life. I employ a variety of interventions to facilitate your success including trauma-informed, strength-based, and mindfulness techniques. Being formally trained in family systems approach, I seek to understand the ways in which behavior is impacted by family of origin issues, including working with adult and child sexual abuse, intimate partner violence, divorce, substance abuse, pregnancy and birthing, as well as marriage and blended families.


In addition, I seek to work with clients from a multicultural perspective, being keenly aware of the impact of historical trauma, racism and gender based violence. I respect expressions of faith in practice, recognizing the uniquely powerful role that one’s faith may assist in coping with life stressors and shape individual life worldview.

 

  Amy Verhoeven, MS, LLPC

  Amy has her Bachelors of Arts in Music and her Masters in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Counseling.   Her treatment approach is an eclectic mix of Cognitive Behavior Therapy complemented with other techniques including but   not limited to play therapy, music therapy, and art therapy. Because each client is unique, various therapeutic techniques are   necessary to help each client. She provides counseling services to adolescents and adults of all ethnicities. Each client should   be able to collaborate with her to identify issues, develop a plan of action and implement that plan all in a safe and judgment free environment. Clients are welcome who are experiencing anxiety, adjustment disorders, mood issues, trauma, personality issues, divorce, phase of life issues, and more.

 

  Omni Odum, MS, LLPC , Marriage & Family Therapy

 Omni is Master’s level therapist specializing in working with   couples, families and children ages 7-18. Omni also works   with   individuals who are suffering from anxiety, depression,   traumas, and serious life changing events. Omni’s specialty   is building rapport with her clients but using her gentile and   authentic communication style. Omni has worked with clients   from all walks of life, and strives to make sessions a safe space for all her clients. Omni implements the use of major   systemic techniques to help clients facilitate change in their lives. Each session is tailored to that client’s needs, and   focuses on goal oriented, and solution focused interaction.  

“A little encouragement goes along way, and I like to remind my clients that progress, not perfection is the key to maintaining a healthy approach to change” ~ Omni O

 

We are happy to contract with the following therapists: 


Loletha M. LeeLoletha M. Lee, MS, LLPC. 

I am a kind and considerate counselor who provides opportunities for growth and self-discovery in a safe and caring environment. I work with children and adolescents with developmental and behavioral issues; individuals with addictions, depressed mood, anxious thinking, emotional conflict, communication and low self-esteem; couples and families in conflict; and unresolved grief/loss. My treatment focus will help in changing negative beliefs, thoughts, images, and self-dialogue and helps initiate positive views, images, and self-dialogue that promotes reorganizing thought process, coping, and behaviors.

As a counselor who is a Child of God, I embrace self-awareness, acceptance, open-mindedness, fairness, competency, and honesty, without bias or stereotype. My counseling goals are to recognize that clients' belief about spirituality and their up-bringing are central to their worldviews. These worldviews influences their psycho-social development and functioning.

Shirley Ruth Lea-Lawson  Shirley Ruth Lea-Lawson, MS, LLPC. 

I have worked with adults who struggle with addiction and other mental issues. I provide a safe environment for clients to discuss topics that are difficult, such as sexuality in an individual setting. I have experience working with LBGT individuals. I provide a safe, non-judgmental environment for clients who need to feel comfortable while discussing difficult topics that need to be worked through. My passion is to bring healing to adults and families who have been victimized by addiction and other life issues. I assist clients in finding strategies to resolve their problems.

 

 

Sherrell Wilson, LPC, NCC. 

“You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.” Are you allowing trauma, anxiety, and stress to disrupt your inside world? Trauma can change your view of your life and yourself. Stress and anxiety can shorten your lifespan. I am passionate about helping my clients, who include children, adults, families and couples, build upon their strengths so they can remove any barriers that keep them from feeling peaceful, complete, and safe.

I know that no single approach is right for every individual, so I utilize several different theoretical approaches to ensure that client’s need are being met. My educational background includes a MA in Professional Counseling from Central Michigan University. I have experience working with individuals with various unrest including PTSD, depression, Anxiety Disorders, Adjustment Disorder, ADHD, grief and loss, Bipolar Disorders, and abuse. 

Meet our Master Level Intern:

  Kali Martin

 Kali is a counseling intern working toward her master's degree in clinical mental health counseling. She has a bachelor's of   science in psychology. She specializes in working with the LGBT+ community, depression, anxiety, and trauma. Kali works   with both adults and adolescents. Her counseling goals are to use cognitive behavioral therapy and art therapy to teach   coping skills, diminish negative thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors in a safe and nonjudgmental environment. She believes   therapy should be unique to the individual and strives to create a treatment plan that works best for each individual client.

 

We are happy to contract with the following therapist in Detroit, MI

  Odis Bellinger, LLPC   

A lifelong Detroiter and graduate of Benedictine High School, Bellinger holds a BA in Communications from Fayetteville State University, NC, a MA in Rehabilitation Counseling and Community Inclusion from Wayne State University, MI, and a post-
 graduate certificate in Social Service Administration. It was the combination of his own experience and education that drove Bellinger to his life’s calling – building better men. Bellinger is the Director/Founder of the Building Better Men Program, an organization that seeks out males age 8-17 to bring value and positive change one young man at a 
time. 


Odis Bellinger has completed extensive research on conflict resolution, violence
prevention techniques and socio-economic issues affecting youth and young adults,
primarily African-American males. He conducts workshops and trainings focusing
primarily on building African American male development and leadership skills. He has
been recognized by local and national media outlets for his efforts related to his
community work within the urban community. Most recently, he was awarded the
2017 Detroit News Michiganian of the Year honor for his long-time community
involvement.

 

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