Christopher Hennings, MA, LLP

















Populations Treated: Children, adolescents, and adults


Education:

   BA: University of Michigan: Ann Arbor, Michigan

   MA: Wayne State University: Detroit, Michigan


Areas of Specialization:

  • ADD
  • Anxiety
  • Behavior issues
  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • Psychological testing


Credentials and Memberships:

  • Member of the American Psychological Association (APA)

Donald Silver, M.D. - Consulting Psychiatrist


















Populations Treated: Children, adolescents, and adults


Education:

   Michigan State University: Lansing, Michigan

   University of Michigan Medical School: Ann Arbor, Michigan


Areas of Specialization:

  • ADD
  • Medication management
  • Mood disorders
  • PTSD
  • Psychiatric Evaluations


Credentials and Memberships:

  • Member of the American Psychiatric Association
  • Member of the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute
  • Member of the American Psychoanalytic Association
  • Developed courses in the areas of 'Psychology of Women' and 'The Position of Women in Society' 
  • Public Speaker: 'The Effects of Childhood Parent Loss on Adults,' 'Female Developmental Psychology,' and 'Aggression and Violence'
  • Various publications
  • Individual and group consult to KaraLee & Associates, P.C. clinicians



Dorota Poznanska, MA, LLP



















Populations Treated: Children, adolescents, and adults

Education:
   MA: University of Warsaw: Warsaw, Poland


Areas of Specialization:

  • ADD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Family issues


Credentials and Memberships:

  • Fluent in Polish, Ukrainian, and Russian
  • Former substance abuse counselor

Amy Weber, MA, LPC
















Populations Treated: Children, adolescents, and adults

Education:
   BA: Michigan State University: Lansing, Michigan

   MA: Wayne State University: Detroit, Michigan


Areas of Specialization:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Martial stress
  • Postpartum depression

Eucheria Mbata, N.P.

Populations treated:  children, adolescents, adults


Education:


BA:  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

MA: Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan


Areas of Specialization:


  • Life Coaching
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Athletes/Sports Psychology
  • School Counseling



Our five psychiatrists specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental health and emotional problems.





Christina McAuliffe, MS, LLP



















Populations Treated: Children, adults


Education:  University of Michigan

                      Madonna University


Areas of Specialization:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • ​Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • ​OCD
  • Spiritual Counseling


Credentials and Memberships:

  • Advanced Training: Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program
  • Treasurer for Association of Psychoanalytic Thought
  • ​Member of the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute
  • ​Member of the Washtenaw Psychology Society

​Outpatient Mental Health Services



Karen Maier, Ph.D., L.P. - Consultant / Owner
















Populations Treated: Children, adolescents, and adults


Education:

   Ph.D.: University of Michigan: Ann Arbor, Michigan


Areas of Specialization:

  • ADD
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Bariatric surgery evaluations
  • Mood disorders
  • PTSD
  • Transgender issues
  • Veterans' evaluations


Credentials and Memberships:

  • Founder/Owner and Consultant of KaraLee and Associates, P.C.
  • Former Certified School Psychologist
  • Member of the Michigan Psychological Association (MPA)

Robert Cohen, BS, MS, MBA - Personal Trainer/KaraLee & Associates, P.C. Educational Writer

















Robert Cohen, BS, MS, MBA is the KaraLee & Associates, P.C. writer for our Educational Center and has been a personal trainer at SNAP Fitness in Plymouth, Michigan since 2011.


Education:

    Monmouth University: Bachelor's in Biology

    Southern Connecticut State University: Master's in Physiology

    Central Michigan University: MBA


Articles Written for the KaraLee & Associates, P.C. Educational Center:
Emotional Distress (Click to view article)

Fight or Flight Response Article (Click to view article)

How Stress Attacks the Body Article (Click to view article)

Human Sexuality (Click to view article)

Importance of Board Games (Click to view article)

Importance of Free Time (Click to view article)

Learning & Motivation (Click to view article)

Resilience (Click to view article)

Respecting Boundaries (Click to view article)

Seniors and Exercise Article (Click to view article)

Teaching Children to Become Self-Reliant (Click to view article)

The Effects of Absent Fathers on Adolescent Girls (Click to view article)

The Impact of Society Media on Society (Click to view article)

The Importance of Delayed Gratification (Click to view article)

The Neuro-Biological Effects of Alcohol Article (Click to view article)

Understanding Food Labels Article (Click to view article)


SNAP Fitness: Plymouth, Michigan

Direct Phone Number: (734) 347-7496

Training in:

  • Nutrition
  • Weight Loss
  • Strength Training
  • Body Building
  • Youth/Senior Fitness

Anne Marie Caldwell, MS, LLP
















Populations Treated: Children, adolescents, and adults


Education:

   MA: Madonna University: Livonia, Michigan


Areas of Specialization:

  • Anxiety
  • Brain injuries
  • Depression
  • Family issues
  • Mood disorders
  • Women's issues
  • Trauma 
  • Pervasive Developmental Issues 


Credentials and Memberships:

  • Certified Brain Injury Specialist 
  • Member of the Michigan Association of Infant Mental Health

Tariq Abbasi, M.D. - Medical Director















Populations Treated: Ages 18+


Education:
   Osmania Medical College: Hyderabad, India
   Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons: England


Areas of Specialization:

  • ADD
  • Medication management
  • Mood disorders
  • PTSD
  • Psychiatric evaluations


Credentials and Memberships:

  • Medical Director at KaraLee & Associates, P.C.
  • Board Certified in psychiatry
  • Certified Diplomat in Psychiatry from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of England 
  • Former Psychiatric Division Director at the Northville Psychiatric Hospital  in Northville, Michigan
  • Licensed in Michigan, New Jersey, New York, and Virginia

Andrea Nowak, M.D. - Consulting Psychiatrist

















Populations Treated: Ages 18+


Education:

   BS: University of Michigan: Dearborn, Michigan

   MD: Wayne State University Medical School: Detroit, Michigan


Areas of Specialization:

  • ADD
  • Medication management
  • Mood disorders
  • Postpartum
  • Psychiatric evaluations


Credentials and Memberships:

  • Board Certified psychiatrist through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology  
  • Member of the American Psychiatric Association
  • Member of the Michigan Psychiatric Society
  • Member of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill

Phone:  (734) 451-3440

Fax:       (734) 451-8720

Sanferd Sebastian: Former Therapy Dog













Sanferd spent 11 years as a greeter at KaraLee & Associates, P.C.  He provided love and laughter to everyone who visited the clinic. Sanferd passed away on December 28, 2015 and will be greatly missed by his KaraLee family. Sanferd was cared for by Karen and Dick Maier, owners of KaraLee & Associates, P.C. He was treated by Steven Zinderman, DVM, CCRT, CVPP of Comfort Care Vet in Canton, Michigan.

Comfort Care Vet (click for link to website)

Comfort Care Brochure (click link)

Jacob Rosin, MA, LLP - Clinical Director




















As Clinical Director at KaraLee & Associates, P.C., Jacob Rosin ensures that all patients receive the highest quality of care possible through close communication with the most competent and compassionate group of clinicians. In addition to his role as Clinical Director, Jacob also provides therapy to a wide-range of needs in adolescents and adults, drawing on years of experience servicing diverse populations in private practice, community mental health (CMH), foster care, adjudicated youth and correctional settings.


Populations Treated: Children, adolescents, and adults

Education:
   BA: Michigan State University: East Lansing, Michigan

   MA: Michigan School of Professional Psychology: Farmington Hills, Michigan


Areas of Specialization:

  • Anxiety
  • Coping skills/self-regulation
  • Depression
  • Mood management
  • Relationships


Credentials and Memberships:

  • Clinical director: KaraLee & Associates, P.C.
  • United Michigan Master's in Psychology

Don Ulisse, MA, LLP

John  G. Heger, Psy. S. LLP















Populations Treated: Adults


Education:

   M.A.- Ashland Theological Seminary

   Psychology Specialist- Michigan School of Professional Psychology


Areas of Specialization:

  • Anxiety
  • Adult ADD
  • Christian counseling
  • Couples therapy
  • Depression
  • Men's Issues
  • OCD
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Sexual Addictions
  • Rational Boundaries


Populations Served: Adults


Education:

  • BA:  Providence College, Providence, RI
  • MA: University of Hartford, Hartford, CT


Areas of Specialization:

  • Addictions (sexual, eating, gambling, spending)
  • Trauma recovery (emotional, physical, sexual abuse)
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA), codependency recovery, sexual abuse survivors
  • Alcohol and substance dependency: stage 2 recovery


Credentials and Memberships:

  • National Association for Alcohol and Drugs Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
  • National Council on Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity (NCSAC)
  • Michigan Association for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (MAADAC)

Clinicians

Karen Shernit, MA, LPC, NCC















Populations Treated: Adolescents andadults

Education:
   BA: Wayne State University: Detroit, Michigan

   MA: New York University: New York, New York


Areas of Specialization:

  • Anxiety
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Coping skills, self-regulation, self-harm
  • Depression, bipolar disorder
  • Dissociative disorder
  • LGBTQ issues
  • Trauma: PTSD and complex/childhood trauma


Credentials and Memberships:

  • National Certified Counselor
  • American Counseling Association
  • PFLAG of Plymouth, Michigan (and nationally)
  • Michigan Mental Health Counselors Association
  • The National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine


Susan Spolsky, LMSW















Populations Treated: Children, adolescents, and adults


Education:

MA: Wayne State University: Detroit, Michigan


Areas of Specialization:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Crisis Intervention







Madelyn Palmieri, MA LLP, CAADC


















Director of KaraLee Substance Abuse Program


Populations Treated: Children, adolescents, and adults


Education:


   BA: Wayne State University: Detroit, Michigan

   MA, LLP: Center for Humanistic Studies: Detroit, Michigan

  

Areas of Specialization:


  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Sexual abuse
  • Physical abuse
  • Driver assessments
  • Substance abuse
  • Grief/loss
  • Life transitions
  • ADHD




William Starnes, Ph.D., LP


















Populations Treated: Children, adolescents, and adults

Education:
  
Ph.D.: Central Michigan University: Mount Pleasant, Michigan


Areas of Specialization:

  • ADD
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Anger management
  • Behavioral issues
  • Eating disorders
  • Family issues
  • Mood disorders
  • Men's issues


Credentials and Memberships:

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute



Karen Perez, Psy D, Ph.D., LP, LPC


















Populations Treated: Children, adolescents, and adults

Education:
   ACC: Madonna University: Livonia, Michigan

   MA: Wayne State University: Detroit, Michigan

   Ph.D.: Kennedy Western University: Wyoming

   Psy.D.: California South University: California


Areas of Specialization:

  • Anxiety
  • Family issues
  • Mood disorders
  • Transgender issues
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Substance abuse issues


Credentials and Memberships:

  • National Association of Forensic Counselors (ACCFC)
  • Certified Sex Offender Treatment Specialist
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Certified Cognitive Forensic Therapist
  • State of Michigan Substance Abuse Counselor
  • Certified PTSD Therapist
  • OPTUM Certified--Veterans Affairs Compensation and Pension Examinations
  • Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc. (ACS), Certified Approved Clinical Supervisor

John Kenner, LMSW, LMFT
















Populations Treated: Adolescents and adults


Education:  

   BSW: University of Detroit: Detroit, Michigan

   MSW: Wayne State University: Detroit, Michigan


Areas of Specialization:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression 
  • Mood Disorders 
  • Couples/Marriage counseling 
  • Family counseling 
  • Anger management 
  • PTSD
  • Addiction treatment 
  • EAP counseling
  • MSW licensing supervision   


Credentials and Memberships:

  • Certified Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
  • Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (DCSW)
  • Board Certified Diplomate (BCD)
  • Member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) 

Alan Ablitz, LMSW















Populations Treated: Children, adolescents, and adults


Education:

MA; Wayne State University: Detroit, Michigan


Areas of Specialization:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Behavioral Issues
  • OCD
  • Marital and Premarital Counseling
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Grief and Loss



Ellen Keeler, LMSW, LMFT, CAADC















Populations treated:  Adults, adolescents, children, seniors, Marriage & Family therapy


Education:  MSW, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


Areas of Specialization: 

  • Treatment for chemical dependency and alcoholism
  • Family members of those who suffer from alcohol and substance abuse issues and addiction
  • Mediation with custody disputes, children of divorce, and other legal matters
  • Employment mediation and organizational development
  • Women's issues
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum













Kristin Hnatio, MA, Psy. Sp., NCSP

















Populations Treated: Children, adolescents, and adults


Education:

   BA: University of Michigan

   MA: University of Detroit Mercy


Areas of Specialization:

  • ADD (testing and treatment)
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (testing and treatment)
  • Behavioral interventions
  • Developmental, intellectual, and learning disabilities (testing and treatment)
  • Family therapy
  • Insurance company evaluations
  • Psychological testing


Credentials and Memberships:

  • Preliminary Certified School Psychologist
  • Joint Commission consultant for KaraLee & Associates, P.C.
  • Member of the Michigan Association of School Psychologists (MASP)
  • Member of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

Jennifer Lauria, Psy. Sp., LLP


















Populations Treated: Children, adolescents, and adults


Education:

   BA: Central Michigan University: Mount Pleasant, Michigan

   MA & Psy. Sp.: University of Detroit Mercy: Detroit, Michigan


Areas of Specialization:

  • ADD
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Behavior interventions
  • Crisis interventions
  • Family issues
  • Mood disorders
  • Psychological testing: Achievement and cognitive


Credentials and Memberships:

  • Certified School Psychologist
  • Member of the Michigan Association of School Psychologists (MASP)
  • Member of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

Jeffrey Houston, LMSW

Our psychotherapists include psychologists, social workers, and licensed professional counselors. Clinicians work with patients through individual or family therapy sessions to overcome a wide-range of mental health issues.

Judith Richards, MA, LLP


















Populations Treated: Children, adolescents, and adults

Education:
   BA: College of Wooster: Wooster, Ohio

   MS: University of Wisconsin Madison: Madison, Wisconsin


Areas of Specialization:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Educational counseling
  • Special education


Credentials and Memberships:

  • Former Certified School Psychologist
  • Member of Phi Beta Kappa
  • Member of Pi Lambda Theta


Populations treated: Children, Adolescents, Adults


Education:

B.S. Nursing, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI

M.A. Nursing, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI

Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Detroit, MI

Ph.D. Nursing Practice, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


Credentials and Memberships:

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Certified



Jennifer Bogg, LMSW- CEO
















As CEO of KaraLee & Associates, P.C., Jennifer Bogg manages the daily business operations to ensure overall effectiveness of the KaraLee clinic. Jennifer is dedicated to KaraLee operating on best practice standards and providing our patients with effective mental health care. In addition, Jennifer works with children, adolescents and adults and has former experience in community mental health and non-profit organizations.


Populations Treated: Children, adolescents, and adults


Education:

   BA: Madonna University: Livonia, Michigan

   MSW: Wayne State University: Detroit, Michigan


Areas of Specialization:

  • Anxiety
  • Behavior issues/ Behavior Plans
  • Depression
  • Divorce/family issues
  • Mood disorders
  • DBT
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Risk Assessments


Credentials and Memberships:

  • Former Case Manager for Assertive Community Treatment
  • Former clinician at Common Ground