The following is a list of our
qualified and knowledgeable therapists and information about their areas
Lavinia Ekong, Psy.D.
I work with adults to resolve dilemmas, assist families to turn
conflicts into compassion, and help couples change how they talk and
listen to each other in order to deepen their understanding about
themselves, their relationship, and their areas of disagreement. I
graduated from Wayne State University in 1987 with a Masters of Social
Work, and I obtained a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from Michigan
School of Professional Psychology in 2012. I have a passion for helping
people turn their predicaments into possibilities.
Katherine Gamma works with children and adolescents and has
particular expertise in cases involving neglect, abuse or adoption. She
is available to see clients at our Southfield location on Wednesday
Louis Goldman, M.S.W.
Lou Goldman works with children, adolescents and adults in
individual, group, marital, and family therapy. He is a licensed
Marriage Counselor and works out of both locations on a full-time
Robert M. Hack,
Robert Hack specializes in
family, group and marital therapy; couples communication; stress and
anger management with adults and adolescents. He conducts groups in
conflict resolution, anger management, grief and loss issues. Robert was
department head of the Psychology Department at St. Maryís College and
is on the State of Michigan Psychology Licensing Board. He is available
to see clients in both the Southfield and Rochester Hills offices. His
weekly office hours include evenings and Saturdays.
Jill Hardin is a Limited Licensed
Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist. She received her
Master's Specialist Degree in School and Community Psychology from Wayne
State University and has over twenty years of clinical experience
working with children, adolescents and adults. She also uses her
extensive knowledge of special education law to act as an advocate on
behalf of parents and students in school related issues. She provides
therapy and psycho-educational evaluations in addition to being a Self
Acceptance Counselor with expertise in guiding individuals toward self
acceptance and the realization of one's greatest version of oneself.
MA, LPC, LLP
Atefeh Jenrow works with children and adults in both locations of
Northland Clinic. She works with clients suffering from depression,
anxiety, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Atefeh has been certified
to work with clients living with Parkinsonís disease and other movement
disorders. She also works with people living with chronic medical
conditions such as diabetes.
Dr. McAllister sees adults for psychiatric evaluations and
medication reviews. He sees patients on a once a month schedule at our
Dr. Charlene McGunn has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, a Specialist
degree in School Psychology from the University of Detroit, and a
Masters Degree in Social Work from Wayne State University. She has 25
years experience in clinical work and is a part-time faculty member at
Wayne State University. Dr. McGunn works with children, adolescents, and
Lisa Menuck, MSW, LMSW
Lisa Menuck graduated from Michigan State University in 1992 with a
Bachelor of Science degree and from Wayne State University in 1995 with
a Master of Social Work. degree. She worked for several years as a
School Social Worker managing caseloads of special education students
and facilitating educational support groups for such issues as substance
abuse, grief and loss and teen pregnancy. She has experience
counseling regular and special education students, parents and other
family members and was part of many school crisis teams. Her areas
of specialty include children, adolescents and adults regarding school
and family issues. She works out of both the Southfield and Rochester
Dr. Amorie Robinson is a
fully licensed clinical psychologist, having earned her masters and
doctorate at University of Michigan in 1996. She works full time at the
Clinic for Child Study (juvenile court) in Detroit and is adjunct
faculty at Michigan School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Robinson also
conducts multicultural and LGBT trainings for mental health
professionals. She sees adults, adolescents, children, couples, and
families. Trauma, grief/loss, depression, anxiety disorders, ADHD, anger
management, womenís issues, and positive LGBT identity are specialty
Since graduating with her
Masters in Social Work from The University of Michigan Ashley has gained
valuable experience in working with a wide range of people including
offering support to families who have children with behavioral and/or
impulse control issues. As well as, working with persons with anxiety,
bipolar disorder, depression, and affirming the LGBTQ self-discovery
process. Ashley is trained in Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral
Therapy and specializes in dealing with youth who have experienced a
traumatic event which can range from sexual abuse to divorce to a
significant loss of a loved one. She is working at both the Rochester
and Farmington offices.
Karl L Senkowski, MSW,
Mr. Senkowski obtained his Master's degree in Social
Work from Wayne State University in 1990. He is a member of the Academy
of Certified Social Workers. He is licensed in the state of Michigan as
a Licensed Master Social Worker. He has been in clinical practice over
21 years. His areas of experience and interest are: Depressive
Disorders, Work Place Issues/EAP, Anxiety Disorders, Substance
Abuse/Dependence, School Related Issues, ADHD, Relationship Issues,
Parent-Child Issues, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Men's Issues, and
Chronic Mental Illness (Depression, Bipolar, and Schizophrenia). Mr.
Senkowski also performs Driver's License Reinstatement evaluations.
Gail Starks, Ph.D.
Dr. Starks has been doing clinical work with children, adolescents
and adults for over 20 years. Her areas of specialization include
family and marital therapy, time-limited therapy, treatment of adult
children of alcoholics and adult survivors of incest.
Jennifer Talbot, MA,
LPC, NCC, BCC
Ms Talbot works with children, adolescents and adults in individual,
group, marital, and family therapy. She is certified in trauma therapy
and life coaching and works out of both locations.
Brian Weeks, Ph.D.
Brian Weeks earned his Psy.D. at Yeshiva University in New York in
1994. He was a Staff Psychologist at Sinai Hospital of Detroit from
1994 through 1999 and is currently Staff Psychologist at St. Joseph
Mercy Hospital of Macomb. Dr. Weeks does psychological testing
including evaluations for ADHD, geriatric evaluations for dementia,
guardianship and placement, learning disability evaluations, and
personality and I.Q. evaluations. Dr. Weeks does psychotherapy with
children, adolescents and adults.
Tracy Weitzman MA,
Tracy Weitzman MA, TLLP is a Masters Level Psychotherapist. Her clinical
experience includes working with children, adolescents, and adults who
suffer from depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. Tracy does
individual, group, and family therapy and works out of both the
Southfield and the Rochester Hills offices of Northland Clinic. Her
weekly office hours include evenings in both locations.
Carly Yellin works with adolescents and adults. She specializes in
working with substance abuse/dependence and general mental health
populations. Carly also does work with specialties such as eating
disorders and grief and loss. She conducts individual, couple/marital,
and family sessions. She also has a history of conducting talk therapy
and educational groups for substance abuse/dependence patients. She
works at the Rochester and Southfield offices.
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