Clinicians

The following is a list of our qualified and knowledgeable therapists and information about their areas of expertise. 

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, M.S.W., A.C.S.W.
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 evenings.

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 basis. 

Robert M. Hack, M.A., L.L.P.
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, MA,  LLP
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.

Atefeh Jenrow, 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.

William McAllister, M.D.
Dr. McAllister sees adults for psychiatric evaluations and medication reviews.  He sees patients on a once a month schedule at our Southfield location.

Charlene McGunn, M.S.W., Ph.D.
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 adults.

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 offices.

Amorie Robinson, Ph.D., L.P.
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 areas.

Ashley Schrode, LMSW
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, LMSW, ACSW
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, TLLP
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 M.A., LLP
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.

Staff Profile Updated  11.14.13

 

 

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