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Dearborn East

1 Parklane Blvd, Ste 804 & 811 East

Dearborn, MI 48126

Please speak with the office about which therapists have availability for new clients.

Manuel Manrique, PhD, LP 

Director

Dr. Manrique received his Master’s degree and Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology. He specializes in adult therapy for anxiety, depression, and personality disorders. He is also trained in child psychology, neuropsychology, and substance abuse. Dr. Manrique is a former professor at University of Michigan-Dearborn, taught at Wayne State University, is affiliated with The Michigan Analytic Institute, and is a published researcher.

Jesse Chen, MA, TLLP

 

Jesse received his Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Wayne State University. His primary interests include working with families, couples, and individual adults. In this vein, he is also interested in working with people from multicultural and LGBTQ+ communities. He has worked with clients who have struggled with depression, anxiety, and relational and familial issues. His therapeutic approach is eclectic and oriented towards existential, psychodynamic, and person-centered therapy. He additionally employs cognitive-based and solution-focused therapies in practice. He works out of the Dearborn East location.

Yasmeen El-Masry, MA, TLLP

Yasmeen received her Master's degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in
Couples & Family Therapy from Wayne State University. She has experience working with
individuals, families and couples of various ages and backgrounds. Her therapeutic focus
includes working with individuals who may be struggling with anxiety, depression,
interpersonal conflicts, and other mental health conditions. Yasmeen works with family
systems, including couples, children, adolescents, and young adults struggling with issues
related to adjusting to various life changes. Yasmeen uses an integrative approach to
therapy, tailoring her treatment to meet individual client needs. She also administers psychological evaluations and assessments. 
She is not taking new clients at this time. 

Lydia Lorenz, MA, LLPC

 

Lydia completed her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wayne State University. Her therapeutic interests include working with adults who are struggling with anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, as well as couples seeking to build a stronger relationship. She has experience working with adults who are struggling with anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, and interpersonal conflicts. Lydia utilizes an integrative approach to therapy that is rooted in empathy, understanding and compassion.

Gerry Manrique, MA, LMSW

Gerry is a Master’s level Clinical Social worker who received his degree from the University of Michigan.  He has over twenty years of experience working with adults, youth, and families.   Gerry currently works with adults struggling with feelings of anxiety or depression as well as couples who are experiencing conflict in their relationship.  Additionally, he has extensive experience working with adolescents having behavioral issues in the home, school, or community.  Gerry is fluent in the Spanish language.  

Jordan McKinney, MS, LLPC

Jordan graduated from Walden University in 2021 with a Master’s of Science in Forensic Psychology, and Master’s of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in marriage, couples, and families. Jordan has experience in working with children and adolescents who have ASD, ADHD, and other behavioral issues. She has a strong passion for working with children, adolescents, and families struggling with depression, anxiety, social/school issues, communication, stress management, emotional disturbances, and anger. Jordan strives to create a welcoming, warm environment for all of her clients based on their individual needs. She meets clients on their level and provides an enriching and safe experience for them.

Olivia Moquin, MS, LLP

 

Olivia graduated with a Master's degree in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Michigan, Dearborn. Her therapeutic focus includes working with individuals who may be struggling with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and emotional disturbance, among other conditions. Olivia also works with families, adolescents, and children who may be struggling with mental health throughout various life changes. Olivia uses an integrative approach to therapy, creating a unique treatment plan to meet each individual client's needs. She also administers psychological evaluations and assessments. Olivia sees clients at the Dearborn East location.

Mariuana Paynes, MS, TLLP

Mariuana has a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Capella University. She has interest and experience in working with children, adolescents, and families who are struggling with anxiety, depression, peer relations, self-esteem, emotional disturbances, and other psychological disorders. She also has experience working with children and adolescents who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, and anxiety disorders. She also administers psychological evaluations and assessments. Mariuana is passionate about creating an individualized therapeutic experience and supportive environment based on each client's unique needs. 

Chris Skinner, MS, TLLP

Chris completed his Master’s degree in Clinical Health Psychology at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. He utilizes an eclectic therapeutic approach and tailors treatment to each client’s specific needs and goals. Chris is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and various other psychotherapeutic modalities. He specializes in anxiety and depressive disorders and has experience working with adults suffering from chronic illness, co-occurring disorders, mood disorders, interpersonal issues, and severe mental illness. Chris is currently accepting new clients at both the Brownstown and Dearborn East locations.

 

Timothy Sprowl, MA, LLP
 

Timothy is a Master’s level therapist with over 15 years of treatment experience. He has worked with at-risk youth, adults, couples, and has successfully addressed a variety of family problems. He has used a variety of therapeutic interventions to help clients achieve their goals and resolve issues. As times and circumstances in life have gotten more challenging, Timothy knows it takes more to find the strength to make it through life’s difficulties. He uses understanding, support, guidance, and wisdom in a non-judgmental environment in order to help clients find solutions to their problems such as stress, depression, insomnia, drug use, and relationship challenges. He is taking clients at the Dearborn Parklane office.

 

 

Our Interns

Interns have met their educational requirements and are completing their practicum here at MMP.

Michael Dolan

 

Michael is working towards a Master's degree in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. He uses an integrative approach with a heavy emphasis on acceptance and commitment therapy to help clients move in the direction of their values and work towards their therapy goals. He also administers psychological evaluations and assessments.

Tahany Gazali

Tahany earned her Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Psychology from Wayne State
University. She is currently working on her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at
Wayne State University. She has worked with young adults dealing with depression, anxiety,
ADHD and self-esteem issues. Tahany is passionate about working with clients from various
cultural backgrounds. She works to create a non-judgmental, safe and secure therapeutic
environment for all her clients. 

Dianne Hashim-Amerson

 

Dianne is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at Capella University. She uses effective communication and active listening skills to assist clients in breaking down barriers in life. Dianne has an interest in psychological testing, working with children, families dealing with Autism, other learning disabilities, and anyone experiencing difficulties in their life. She is very interested in creating a unique, individualized therapy experience for all her clients, as well as a supportive and safe environment.

Patool Makki

 

Patool earned her Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Addiction Studies from the University of Detroit Mercy. Currently, she is furthering her knowledge and skills at the Michigan School of Psychology, where she is working on her Master's degree in Psychology. One of Patool's primary goals is to offer culturally sensitive support to Arabic-speaking clients, as she recognizes the importance of inclusivity and understanding in the field of addiction counseling. Patool also works with adults dealing with a wide range of mental health issues, including mood disorders (e.g., depression, bipolar disorder), anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and substance abuse. She is committed to fostering recovery, promoting well-being, and creating a compassionate and non-judgmental environment for all those who seek assistance on their journey to a healthier life.

Ashley McNabb

Ashley is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Walden University. She has become very passionate about sharing her knowledge and experience to help others on their own mental health journeys. Ashley likes to take a holistic, person-centered approach with her clients, focusing on helping them recognize their strengths and strive for growth. Ashley also focuses on cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness techniques to help clients identify, challenge, and change unwanted or negative thoughts, beliefs, and mindsets. By creating a safe and supportive environment, Ashley hopes to foster healing through building trusting and meaningful connections as well as helping clients develop their own mental health "tool kit." Her interest areas include adults and children facing anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationship conflict, career and education struggles, grief, trauma, and substance abuse.

Cortney Totty

Cortney is an MSW student at Wayne State University. She is dedicated to creating a positive influence on individuals and communities within the metropolitan Detroit region. Her expertise lies in employing strength-based and solution-focused methodologies, supplemented by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) strategies, to effectively address issues such as depression, anxiety, and challenges associated with life transitions and adjustments. With over a decade of experience in education, Cortney has offered guidance to a wide-ranging demographic of young adults and adolescents navigating identity development, learning disabilities, ADHD, Autism, and social concerns.

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