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. She is not taking new clients at this time.

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.

Dina Baidoun, MS, LLP

Dina received her Master's Degree in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. She specializes in various psychological evaluations, including learning difficulties, ADHD, and Autism, for children and young adults. Dina aims to administer comprehensive evaluations, looking at a range of elements in order to provide information on multiple areas of one's cognitive functioning.  She currently works out of the Dearborn location. 

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.

Kathleen Prahler Eisel, LLMSW, CRC

Kathleen has a bachelor’s degree in Social Work as a Generalist Practitioner and a
master’s degree in Occupational Social Work from Wayne State University. Kathleen has
twenty years of counseling experience working with young adults and adults who have been
disenfranchised and/or injured. She also has experience working with post-
traumatic stress disorder, substance use disorders, adult children of alcoholics, and victims of
crime. It is her belief that by redirecting focus a person can get through a trauma or life-altering experience, and can accomplish amazing things for themselves - more than they ever thought possible. Kathleen works out of the Dearborn location.

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 and Ferndale locations.

Dina Mhanna, MA, LLPC

 

Dina has a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wayne State University. She is a Limited Licensed Professional Counselor and is focused on providing individual, group and family therapy, as well as psychological testing.  She has worked with a broad variety of individuals in all walks of life, such as those diagnosed with severe mental illness in hospital and outpatient settings, children with ASD, teens and their families, and other community members who seek additional support in their lives. Her primary approaches to therapy include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered, Solution Focused Brief Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. Dina's passion lies in supporting individuals in attaining their ideal self by focusing on self care and the treatment of a person as a whole. Dina is seeing clients out of the Dearborn and Livonia offices and she looks forward to working with you.

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.

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.

Michelle Purdu, MA, TLLP

Michelle earned her Master's degree in Forensic Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults of various backgrounds dealing with PTSD/trauma, anxiety, depression, behavioral difficulties, ADHD, grief + loss, and attachment difficulties. She uses an eclectic approach stemmed from a psychodynamic lens that also incorporates CBT, DBT, and strengths-based orientations. Michelle promotes change by utilizing a trauma-informed perspective, empathetic support, and meeting the client where they are at in the therapeutic process. Michelle is accepting clients out of the Dearborn location.

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 sees clients at the Dearborn office. 

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.

Ranine Swaid, MA, LLMST, ATR-P

Ranine graduated from Notre Dame de Namur University with a Master's in Marriage & Family Therapy, emphasis in Art Therapy. Ranine has experience working with children and adolescents, as well as families as a whole. In her work with individuals, she is focused on PTSD, especially recovery from childhood trauma, ADHD, and navigating diverse identities. She typically combines art therapy approaches with family systems, Strengths-Based, or Narrative therapy. She currently sees clients 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 Brownstown 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.

Our Interns

 

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

 

Mariuana Paynes, MS

Mariuana is currently completing her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Capella University. Her clinical interests include working with children, adolescents, and families who are struggling with anxiety, depression, and other psychological disorders. She also has experience working with children and adolescents who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and anxiety disorders. Mariuana is passionate about creating a supportive environment and individualized therapeutic experience for each individual.