Dana is a 1998 alumna of SVSU and received her MSW from Michigan State University. In August of 2019, Dana received her Level One Trauma Certification from Michigan State University and is currently working on a certification in Cognitive Processing Therapy. Dana’s areas of interest are PTSD, trauma and anxiety disorders. Additionally, Dana is certified to teach QPR suicide prevention education and teaches as an adjunct with the SVSU School of Social Work. In her free time, she loves spending time with my family and traveling.
Sara is a recent graduate of the SVSU Master of Social Work program. Her approach to therapy emphasizes the importance of building rapport and a mutual development of therapeutic goals. She provides a calm, easy-going environment for clients to fully explore and work on various life challenges. Sara utilizes a variety of evidence-based practices, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy. Her areas of interest include depression, anxiety, self-esteem, stress management, dating violence, and life transitions.
Chelsee completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Saginaw Valley State University and continues her education in the MSW program. Chelsee has experience working with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault through interning at the Bay Area Women’s Center and volunteering as a Victim Advocate at the Sexual Assault Center in Saginaw. Chelsee is trained in S-BIRT in identifying substance use disorder and trauma-informed care. Chelsee’s future goal is to work with children and adolescents, as we
Maddy is a graduate of the Bachelor of Social Work program at SVSU and is currently a student in the Master of Social Work program. She has experience providing support to college students in several settings. She is enthusiastic about working with students who are dealing with depression, anxiety, and helping them learn new ways to manage their mental health during the high stress times of college. She utilizes a strength based, solution focused approach in her work. Her areas of interest include working with LGBTQ+ individuals and helping individuals create and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships.