Michelle Kasinec, PhD, LPC, ACS, CAADC
Dr. Michelle Kasinec is the founder of GLIO Counseling Group and a Licensed Professional Counselor, with an Advanced Addictions Specialist Certification. Dr. Michelle is an active member of the National Board of Certified Counselors and an Approved Clinical Supervisior. She obtained her supervision training at The Mentoring Institute and also holds the credential of Mentoring Institutes Trained Superviosr (MITS). She is fully licensed in Michigan, as well as a licensed online telehealth provider in Florida and trained in outpatient mental health and rehabilitation settings. She provides counseling to individuals, couples, and . families experiencing psychological and social difficulties. Her diverse clinical work has provided her the knowledge and experience required to work effectively with all age groups. Dr. Michelle has extensive experience working with depression, anxiety, women’s issues, and adolescents. She has a special interest in working with couples.
Dr. Michelle is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Doctorate in Psychology (PhD)
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor (ICAADC)
National Certified Counselor (NCC)
Mentoring Institute Trained Supervisor (MITS)
Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)
Jennifer Corrigan, LMSW
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
Pam Schoemer, LMSW, Ed. S
Pam is a seasoned Master Social Worker (LMSW), from the University of Michigan and received her Educational Specialist (Ed.S) from Wayne State University. Pam has a broad range of experiences ranging from substance abuse, court ordered youth, adult psychiatric hospitals, individuals with disabilities, individual and couple's counseling. Her diverse clinical background enhances her ability to work effectively with all ages. Pam uses an eclectic therapeutic approach to build on each individual's strengths and support the patient's desired outcomes.
Davisha Outen, TLLP
Davisha is a clinical psychologist having more than 10 years of diverse experience. She is non-judgmental and compassionate. Davisha utilizes person centered individualized approaches to address treatment needs. She has worked with individuals, couples and families utilizing solution focused, strength based, cognitive behavioral, mindfulness and faith-based approaches. While aiding those she works with in identifying how to utilize healthy coping skills while being their authentic self and becoming self-actualized, identifying their purpose as they complete their life's work and reaching their goal identified.
Kathleen Marie Dallas, MS, LPC
Kathleen is a licensed professional counselor in the State of Michigan. She is a native of Michigan. She is married with three children. Kathleen has four grandchildren. In addition to family life, Kathleen has worked 24 years in human services. She graduated in 2010 with her Master of Science in mental health counseling. She believes in using an eclectic approach to tailor treatment to the individual's she serves. Kathleen is a member of the American Counseling Association. Her experience includes counseling individuals in the Michigan Prisoner Re-entry Initiative (MPRI) through Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries as part of her graduate program. She counseled individuals at Grace Centers of Hope whose problems ranged from substance abuse to homelessness. Kathleen has experience with all age groups. She is an advocate of the use of positive affirmations. Kathleen believes mental health is the most important aspect of a person's life. Without sound mental health it is exceedingly difficult to participate in our society. Kathleen believes each person deserves a balance of mind, body, and spirit. Her passion is helping others.
Sussanne Martin, LLMSW
Sussanne graduated from the University of Southern California with her Master in Social Work, and obtained her undergraduate degree in Criminology from the University of Irvine in California. Sussanne's practice focuses on domestic violence, anxiety and depression and she works primarily with teenagers, adults, and couples. Sussanne is originally from Central America. She has a passion for animals and is an avid equestrian.
Rosalie Phillips LMFT CAADC Rosalie earned her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy at Seattle Pacific University in 2019, and has been working with clients in Michigan since late 2019. She has worked with individuals, couples, and families in both inpatient and outpatient settings, and has worked with many families and individuals impacted by both substance use and mental health concerns. She uses a systemic approach to therapy, and utilizes both emotionally-focused and solution-focused approaches with individuals and families. Rosalie has a Master's-level certificate in Medical Family Therapy, and cares deeply about the integration of physical and mental well-being. She is also trained in Prolonged Exposure therapy for the treatment of trauma.
Shannon Best, LLP
Shannon earned her undergrad in education from Indiana University, and has been a special education teacher since 1992. She earned her Master's Degree from Western Michigan University, and has been a Limited LIcensed Psychologist since 2000. Shannon has managed different private practices, worked in a crisis mental ward, and also had a practice at the Bowen Center (mental health clinic). She loves working with families and children. Shannon's main therapeutic approaches consist of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Reality Therapy. "Watching people grow, thrive, and enjoy life is why this profession is rewarding; helping people get the most out of who they are today and who they will be tomorrow, while learning from their past.
Adrienne Tapson-Hart, MA, LPC
Adrienne is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC),
and licensed Social Worker (LBSW). She received her Master’s Degree in Counseling from
Oakland University. She works with individuals using a person-centered, strength-based, and
faith-based approach. She has a passion for working with the geriatric population, persons with
disabilities, and women’s issues. Adrienne strives to instill hope so people feel empowered to
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Beth Freeman, LLMSW
Beth is a Limited Licensed Master of Social Worker (LLMSW) and a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). She graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Wayne State University with a Master of Social Work and also studied Christian Counseling at Liberty University. Beth’s journey into the helping field began thirty years ago, supporting young adults through life transitions at campus settings. Her clinical training includes providing care to individuals and groups with addictions, behavioral, and psychiatric disorders in a large treatment facility and providing psychotherapy to youth, adults and couples in the private practice setting. Beth has extensively studied cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), a useful intervention for depression, anxiety and various other disorders. She has also served as lead facilitator of the Women’s Macomb Batterers’ Intervention Program. Beth is passionate about helping clients find hope and healing through the hard work of restructuring core beliefs about themselves, others, and the world around them when life’s storms demand change.
Abigail Waligora, MA, LLC
Abigail graduated from Oakland University with a Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Abigail's life passion is mental health. She is committed to guiding individuals on their journey towards emotional well-being and self-discovery. Abigail offers a compassionate and non-judgmental space to explore thoughts and feelings. Abigail pride's herself in creating a safe and confidential space to explore all emotions. Her approach is person-centered, tailored to an individual's unique needs, drawing from a range of therapeutic techniques, such as empathy, and understanding. Abigail is an advocate for self-care and self-compassion, and is dedicated to empowering her patients to find meaning and resilience in their life. Abigail will help work with you to overcome challenges and discover the path to emotional well-being and personal growth. Abigail considers it an honor to work and help alongside a transformative journey. She encourages every person who is ready to take the first step towards a happier and healthier life, to reach out. When she is outside of work, Abigail loves to work out and read romance novels!
Lindsay Willen, LLC
Lindsay graduated from Oakland University with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health/ School Counseling. Lindsay has experience with all age groups, particularly children and teens. She is a figure skater and loves to share that passion with others through coaching. Lindsay is very passionate about helping others become the best version of themselves. Lindsay’s preferred therapeutic approach is CBT and person-centered. This along with a humanistic approach in helping clients see the importance of being their true self in order to lead a fulfilling life. Empathy and compassion are two qualities Lindsay believes are needed to build a safe space for her clients. Lindsay’s goal is to help guide individuals to feel the strength to build the most successful life for themselves along with overcoming struggles that come their way through resilience.
Francesca Scaccia, INTERN
Francesca is a counseling student in her last semester of Oakland University's Master’s program in Clinical Mental Health
Counseling, where she also earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Francesca specifically tailors each session to meet each individual's needs while in a secure environment. Francesca has experience working with adults and adolescents with anxiety, depression, trauma-related difficulties, and adjusting to life struggles. Francesca's theoretical foundation is based on Existential, Psychodynamic, and Client-centered approaches. She believes that we can control the course of our lives and take ownership of our decisions. Her preferred method of approach is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She also utilizes direct theoretical techniques to aid in the development of self-awareness. Francesca attaches great importance to the fact that counseling is a collaborative effort between the counselor and the client to support change and would not be effective without it. It improves communication, produces better results, guides treatment, and—most importantly—discovers the client's objectives.
McKenna Witt, INTERN
McKenna is an Oakland University Clinical Mental Health and Counseling Master’s student in the last semester of her program. The counselor has a plethora of experience working with a large age range and variety of individuals. McKenna’s past experiences include working with school-aged children, autistic children through an ABA Clinic, and the older adult population, within a senior living community. McKenna has provided individual therapy sessions to young adults struggling with adjusting to life’s difficulties, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and work life management. Mckenna's preferred treatment modalities : Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Self- Actualization, and the overall Acceptance of Self.
McKenna’s counseling approaches reside with Humanistic and Client Centered approaches. People hold the ability to make great life changes and fully indulge in a life they want; it is McKenna’s belief thata everyone holds the ability to create and live their dream life. This belief allows a counselor to support, encourage, and guide others down pathways to help them achieve their goals and become satisfied with themselves and their lives. McKenna’s goal is to assist individuals in believing in themselves, in the way that she believes in them, while creating a safe space as they travel through this journey. Everyone’s therapeutic journey looks different and each session is tailored to the needs of each individual client.