Dearborn

835 Mason St, Ste B220

Dearborn, MI 48124

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.

 

Sahar Al-Tweej, MA, TLLP

 

Sahar has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Wayne State University. She has experience working with individuals of various ages and backgrounds. Her interests include working with depression, anxiety, trauma, mood, and personality disorders. Sahar utilizes an integrative approach to treatment, adapting her therapy to meet the unique needs and wishes of her clients. She also administers psychological evaluations and assessments. Sahar is also fluent in Arabic. She sees clients at the Dearborn location.

 

Siba Alzohaili, MA, TLLP

 

Siba has a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Wayne State University. She has interest and experience in working with children and adolescents of all ages. Siba uses an integrative approach to meet her clients where they are with warmth and empathy. She also administers psychological evaluations and assessments.

Tori Andrews, MA, LLC

 

Tori received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northwestern
University. She has experience working with adults across diverse demographic backgrounds
who may be struggling with anything from everyday life concerns to more severe maladaptive

issues. She especially enjoys working with minority populations including young to middle-
aged women, African Americans, and other identifiable minority groups. Tori uses an integrative

approach that incorporates psychodynamic, person-centered, and multicultural techniques.

Sanaa Basha, MA, LPC, CAADC

Sanaa graduated with a Master's degree in Counseling from Wayne State University and received her CAADC from the state of Michigan. She primarily works with adults struggling with PTSD, depression, substance use disorder, and other mental health conditions. Her therapeutic approach involves cognitive-behavioral therapy as well as other techniques to meet client needs. She is also fluent in Arabic.

David Baxter, MA LLC

David received his Master’s degree in Community Counseling from University of Detroit Mercy, and his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Abelene Christian University.  He has 12 years of experience working with adults, at-risk youth, and families struggling with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, trauma, grief and loss.  He is adept at working with people from various socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds.  David uses a holistic approach with a focus on cognitive-behavioral and Solution Focused Brief Therapy techniques.  He is passionate about helping clients achieve personal growth by creating a safe, nonjudgmental space to help each individual meet their therapeutic goals. He is taking new clients at this time.

 

Lina Berry, MA, LLP

Lina received her Master's degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Couples and Family Therapy from Wayne State University. Her therapeutic focus includes working with individuals who may be struggling with anxiety, depression, interpersonal conflicts, mood disorders and other mental health conditions. She is interested in working with young adults struggling with issues related to adjusting to various life changes. Lina uses an integrative approach to therapy, tailoring her therapy to meet individual client needs. She is not taking new clients at this time.

 

Laura Beydoun, LMSW

Laura is a fully licensed clinical social worker with over 10 years of therapeutic experience. She specializes in working with adults who suffer from depression, anxiety, social issues, and family problems. In addition, she helps individuals work on their spiritual growth through reflection and self awareness. Laura is passionate about helping clients move and grow towards a better future.

Samantha Cook, MS, LLP 

Samantha has a Master's degree in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. She has experience working with adults struggling with anxiety, depression, interpersonal relationships, and health concerns. Samantha has a passion for psychoeducation and helping each client expand their coping skills to better address various stressors in their lives. Samantha has an integrative approach and uses cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness techniques to collaborate with the client to address their individual needs.  She sees clients via telehealth at this time. 

Hillary Easton, MS, TLLP

 

Hillary completed her Master's degree in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Michigan - Dearborn. She provides therapeutic services via a variety of modalities for adults who may be suffering from depression, anxiety, distress in interpersonal relationships, sexual dysfunction and OCD. Hillary creates a safe, non-judgemental and relaxed space, where she helps clients explore their presenting concerns, find healing, and learn the skills to lead healthier and more adaptive lives. Her approach to treatment is tailored to each individual client's needs and therapeutic goals. She works out of the Dearborn and Ferndale locations.

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. 

Cheryl Erdman, MA, LLP

Cheryl holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan and a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Moody Theological Seminary. She is Gottman Level 1 and 2 certified for couples therapy and facilitates community care groups for step-family couples. Her background includes work with individuals with depression, anxiety, grief, and relationship difficulties, among other mental health related concerns. She is especially passionate about helping couples and families work through the special challenges of step-/blended-family life. Most importantly, she is dedicated to helping her clients achieve personal growth and healing, and the restoration and flourishing of once troubled relationships. She works out of the Dearborn and Plymouth locations.

 

Lisa Green, MA, LPC

 

Lisa holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Counseling and is currently finishing her Doctoral degree in Psychology. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has a passion for working with her clients in a holistic and integrative capacity. She has experience working with children, adolescents and adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, grief, loss, and trauma. She also has experience treating individuals with learning disabilities, ADHD and Autism. Lisa has been an adjunct professor at Baker College and Henry Ford College and is also a published researcher.

JoAnne Halaweh, MS, LMSW

JoAnne is a fully licensed clinical social worker who earned her Master's degree from Wayne State University. Her background in biological sciences and health psychology allows her to implement an integrated and holistic approach to treatment. JoAnne utilizes cognitive-behavioral and client-centered techniques to help clients achieve their individualized goals. She specializes in working with women, children, families, and couples. JoAnne creates a warm and nonjudgmental space to help clients successfully navigate through life’s stressors and overcome challenges to lead healthier lives. She is currently accepting clients for telehealth services.

Natalie Hicks, MA, LLC

Natalie received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Oakland University. She is passionate about helping others and meeting clients where they are while providing guidance, encouragement, and respect. She aims to create a safe space where clients can work towards their own growth and evaluate their goals and values. She has an integrative and person-centered approach. Natalie seeks to highlight her client's strengths while challenging their negative thoughts and beliefs that may be hindering them from their goals and living a more joyful life. She enjoys working with a variety of clients, especially those struggling with anxiety, depression, post-partum depression, low self-esteem, trauma, and ADD/ADHD. She works out of the Dearborn and Plymouth locations.

Brian Kitson, MA, LLP

Brian received his Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Couples and Family therapy from Wayne State University. With his emphasis in Couples and Family therapy, he is adept in working with individuals at any age or in any stage of their lives. His therapeutic focus is with individuals who may be struggling with depression and anxiety, specifically in the LGBTQ community. Brian uses an eclectic approach to therapy, allowing for therapy to form and adapt to the individual’s needs and wishes for therapy. He sees clients at the Dearborn, Brownstown, and Ferndale locations.

Jordan Mosley, MA, LLP

Jordan received her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis on Couples and Family therapy from Wayne State University. She has experience working with individuals, families and couples of various ages and backgrounds. Her therapeutic focus is on those who struggle with anything from general life or relationship stress and anxiety to depression. Jordan has a passion for supporting and helping individuals gain confidence and self growth by providing a nurturing and collaborative environment. 

Ashlee Mosley-Weisbarth, MS, LLP

Ashlee has a Master’s degree in Psychology/Health. She specializes in academic underachievement, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety, and developmental/behavioral issues. She works out of the Dearborn and Plymouth locations. She is not accepting new clients at this time.

Olivia Moquin, MS, TLLP

 

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 and Dearborn East locations.

Zeinab Mouzannar, MA, TLLP

 

Zeinab received her Master’s in Counseling Psychology from Wayne State University. She has experience working with individuals and children of various backgrounds. She combines different therapeutic approaches to create an environment to help enrich healthy perceptions and relationships.  Zeinab is involved in working with body image issues, family therapy, and couples therapy as well as minority populations. She also administers psychological evaluations and assessments. Zeinab speaks Arabic and is currently taking clients in the Dearborn and Plymouth locations.

Jill Norbury-Jaranson, PsyD, LLP

Dr. Jill Norbury-Jaranson (Dr. Jill) has strong empathy and an ability to quickly assess and narrow treatment focus for maximum potential gain. She is a Limited License Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience in psychological assessment, sexual offender risk assessment, military veteran compensation and pension evaluations, and therapeutic goal development. In addition, Dr. Jill supervises several interns at a non-profit agency and has been an international conference speaker and research presenter. She has a passion for helping individuals and families find and integrate healthy perceptions, strengthen relationships, and grow through traumatic/stressful experiences. She sees clients in Dearborn. She is not accepting new clients at this time.

Sara Pierce, MS, TLLP

 

Sara has a Master's degree in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Michigan - Dearborn. She utilizes different therapeutic modalities to help adults struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, emotional disturbances, health concerns, negative body image, relationship issues, and experiencing difficulties while transitioning into new stages in their personal, academic, or professional lives. She provides a non-judgmental and safe space for clients to focus on their values and achieve their life goals. Sara also works with Hispanic clients and a variety of cultural backgrounds. She provides therapy via telehealth in both English and Spanish.

Maria Rana, MA, TLLP

 

Maria obtained her degree in Counseling Psychology from Wayne State University and has worked in the mental health field for the past five years. Maria has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families from various backgrounds. She began her work in ABA therapy working with children with autism and other developmental issues. She also has experience in conducting psychological evaluations for the court and juvenile justice system. Maria specializes in interpersonal issues, depression, anxiety, and trauma. Her treatment approach is integrative, using a variety of techniques to create a tailor-made treatment plan that best suits the client’s needs. Maria is currently accepting new clients at the Dearborn office. 

Elizabeth Satoh, LLMSW

 

Liz holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from Western Michigan University.  Her background involves working with children and adolescents with behavioral and mental health issues who have also been involved in the criminal justice system.  She also has experience working with trauma and its effects on behavioral issues.  Liz utilizes cognitive and dialectal behavior therapies as well as motivational interviewing and art modalities.  Liz works out of the Plymouth, Livonia and Dearborn locations. 

Liz Sledge, MS, LLC, SATS

 

Liz graduated with her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and received a post-graduate certificate in Addiction Studies. She has over 20 years of experience working with adolescent and adult individuals challenged with mental health and substance abuse issues. She specializes in working with minority populations including LGBTQ and individuals being supervised by the  Michigan Department of Corrections. She currently holds memberships with the following associations: Michigan Mental Health Counselors Association, Michigan Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors, National Association for Addiction Professionals, National Drug & Alcohol Screening Association, and the Substance Abuse Program Administrator’s Association. Liz uses an integrative approach to treatment, tailoring her therapy to meet individual client needs. She sees clients at the Dearborn and Brownstown 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. Timothy has used a variety of therapeutic interventions to help clients achieve their goals and resolve their issues. 

Times and circumstances in life have gotten more challenging. It now takes a lot more to ante-up the strength to make it through life’s difficulties. Stress, depression, insomnia, drug use, parenting challenges, relationships, and family challenges are more epidemic. However, there are solutions to these problems. Understanding, support, guidance, and wisdom in a non-judgmental environment are the essential ingredients to help you achieve your goals. Set up an appointment and begin your journey to freedom. Timothy works out of the Dearborn location.

Sarah Van Horn, LLMSW

Sarah is an experienced social worker who earned her undergraduate degree from Indiana University and her Master's of Social Work with a concentration in aging from Eastern Michigan University. She has more than a decade of experience working with the aging population and a thorough understanding of the impact the aging process can have on families. She believes there should not be a separation between physical and mental health but that the two are intertwined and should be treated as one. Sarah utilizes cognitive-behavioral techniques and motivational interviewing to work with you to discover and address your areas of distress. Individuals can feel confident knowing that Sarah will provide a safe and non-judgmental atmosphere as you work together on your  journey towards positive mental health.

Alyson Wilkes, MA, LPC, NCC

Alyson received her Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Eastern Michigan University and is a National Certified Counselor.  She enjoys working with adults and older adults with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, self-esteem, life transitions, relational, and other mental health concerns.  Alyson utilizes an eclectic approach to therapy with the goal of providing an empathic, supportive, and collaborative environment while exploring concerns, discovering strengths, and moving toward desired outcomes.  She sees clients at the Dearborn and Wyandotte locations.

Alexis Williams, MA, LLC, NCC
 

Alexis earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Oakland University, and is a
National Certified Counselor. She has experience working with adolescents and adults with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, parental concerns, and struggles with self-esteem. Alexis has an
integrative approach including person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness and systems therapy.
She works out of the Dearborn and Ferndale locations.

Zeina Yahfoufi, MS, TLLP

Zeina received her Master's degree in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Michigan-Dearborn, as well as a Master's degree in Physiology from Wayne State School of Medicine. Her goal is to find the right approach and the right tools, comfort, and guidance to help clients cope with life’s stressors. Zeina works with individuals including teens, adolescents, and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, interpersonal issues, and other mental health concerns. She is fluent in both Arabic and English and prefers to take a holistic approach to ensure that the client’s unique background is accounted for in therapy. Zeina is passionate about helping clients find their inner strengths to reach their aspired goals and become happier and healthier versions of themselves.

Nicholas Zulinski, MA, LLP, CAADC

Nicholas has a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology, is a Limited Licensed Psychologist, and Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor. He has experience working with adolescents and adults with varying issues including depression, anxiety, substance abuse, mood disorders, trauma, and stress related to vocational, familial, and interpersonal conflicts. Nicholas is currently seeing clients at the Dearborn location.

Our Interns

 

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

Nadeah Hall

Nadeah is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Clinical Health Psychology at University of Michigan-Dearborn. Her clinical focus is on adults, children, adolescents and families who are dealing with life transitions, anxiety, depression, and interpersonal conflicts. She also has experience in assessment administration and reporting. Nadeah employs multiple therapeutic approaches when working with clients to create a treatment that is individualized to each person. Nadeah is passionate about fostering healthy relationships, self-knowledge and personal authenticity with her clients. 

Lydia Lorenz

Lydia is currently completing 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.

Tzippy Slomovics

Tzippy is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Her therapeutic focus includes working with adolescents and adults who are dealing with anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, interpersonal problems, and other mental health concerns. She also works with couples who are looking to strengthen their relationships and communication patterns. Tzippy has experience administering psychological assessments and utilizes several therapeutic approaches to meet the unique needs of her clients in a supportive and understanding environment.