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Birgit Amann, M.D.img

Birgit H. Amann, M.D., is a graduate of the Wayne State University School of Medicine. She pursued her residency in Adult Psychiatry through the Henry Ford Health Systems. Following her residency, she completed a Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Michigan Hospitals in Ann Arbor, MI.

Following graduation, Dr. Amann spent nine years as the Associate Medical Director for the Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine in Rochester Hills, MI.
Currently, Dr. Amann is the Medical Director of the Behavioral Medical Center in Troy, MI. She treats children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Amann is board certified in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry.

Dr. Amann has served as both a primary and sub-investigator in numerous AD/HD and mood disorder medication trials in children, adolescents and adults.  Her professional interests include the treatment of affective disorders and AD/HD through the life cycle.

Dr. Amann lectures extensively on numerous topics throughout the country. Additionally, she has spoken internationally on the topic of ADHD. She has been the expert faculty for several national television and radio broadcasts targeting mood disorders and AD/HD. (see disclosures section)

Click HERE to view Dr. Amann's video discussing Child/Adolescent ADHD

Click here to view Dr. Amann's video discussing Child/Adolescent ADHD
Click here to view Dr. Amann's video discussing Adult ADHD

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Patrick Gresham, M.Dimg

Dr. Patrick Gresham graduated from University of Toledo College of Medicine in 2009 and completed his residency training in General Psychiatry at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan in 2012. He will be graduating from Wayne State University's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship in June of 2014. He will be joining Behavioral Medical Center - Troy as a full-time Psychiatrist in July 2014. He is board certified in General Psychiatry and is board eligible in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He is a native of Michigan and has a variety of clinical interests in the Child and Adolescent population.

 

Carol Ross, M.Dimg

Carol Ross, M.D. is a graduate of the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. She completed her internship at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland. Upon completion of her first year of residency, Dr. Ross completed training for general psychiatry at Georgetown University in the District of Columbia. She then returned to the state of Michigan and completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Since the completion of her training in 1996, Dr. Ross has acquired extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults.

She conducts psychiatric evaluations and prescribes appropriate medications for a range of psychiatric disorders. Dr. Ross is board certified in adult psychiatry and board eligible in child and adolescent psychiatry.

 

Asra Hamzavi, DOimg

Dr. Asra Hamzavi is an adult psychiatrist who received her Bachelors degree in biopsychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Masters degree at Wayne State University, internship at Providence Hospital, and medical degree from Michigan State University. After taking several years off to raise her growing family, she completed her residency in General Psychiatry at Henry Ford Hospital where she first lectured on the impact of social media on the self and relationships. Dr. Hamzavi continues to take a special interest in this topic and has lectured in community settings on this as well as other mental health issues.

Dr. Hamzavi is passionate about increasing awareness of the mind-body-spirit connection when diagnosing and treating patients. She dedicates time to educating her patients about wellness, not just disease states.
Dr. Hamzavi is a native of Michigan and a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Kishwar Tahir, MD

Kishwar Tahir, M.D completed her Adult Psychiatry residency from Wayne State University. She completed her fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Lafayette Clinic at Wayne State University. Following graduation, she spent ten years at Aurora Hospital for children and adolescents. She worked as an attending for inpatients. Dr. Tahir served as Chief of staff and was the physician advisor for the Michigan Health Care Adult Mental Health. She moved to Pioneer Counseling Center/Abaris Health in 1996 where she continues to be a consultant and medical director, in addition to her work seeing children, adolescents and adults at the Behavioral Medical Center - Troy.

 

Ann Marie Collins, PhD, PMHNP-BC, LPCimg

Ann M. Collins is a Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is a graduate of the Wayne State University College of Nursing and the College of Education. She specializes in providing psychotherapy and medication management. The focus of her practice is on health promotion and disease prevention using conventional mental health treatment models with the holistic perspective of nursing care. She has many years of experience working with children and adolescents who experience depression, anxiety, and family life changes.

 

Rosalie Craft, MA, LPC, NCCimg

Rosalie Craft is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and is board certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors.  She specializes in treating anxiety, depression, posttraumatic stress, and sexual abuse issues.  Her proven techniques and methods for treatment are supported by her training and education in EMDR therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, relaxation and guided imagery techniques. Rosalie uses a gentle approach in working with individuals, couples, and families based on building trust, valuing confidentiality and helping her clients develop the necessary skills for long-term recovery.

 

Vikki Schmidt, LMSWimg

Vikki Schmidt is a fully licensed master’s level social worker. She works with children, adolescents and adults in individual, family and group therapy settings. She brings with her a wide array of experience including inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, partial hospitalization programs, substance abuse, community outreach, hospice and transition from incarceration. She specializes in Depression, Anxiety, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Substance Abuse. Vikki is dedicated to treating the person, not just the diagnosis. She believes in working with her clients to create a personalized treatment plan that meets each individual’s needs. She strives to help people become personally empowered.

In addition to her therapy role, Vikki is also a Clinical Research Coordinator for various clinical research trials run at the Behavioral Medical Center-Troy.
See See Clinical Trials/Research Opportunites for more information.

 
Karen Schulte, LMSW, ACSW, BCDimg

Karen Schulte is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 35 years experience. She works with Children, Adolescents and Adults and specializes in Individual, Marital and Family therapy. She has expertise in Mood Disorders (Depression, Anxiety, and Bipolar), Attention Deficit Disorder, and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, including Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Parenting Concerns, Anger Management and Behavioral Issues.

 

 

Phyllis Roelofs, LMSW, ASCW

Phyllis Roelofs is a licensed master's level social worker with many years of experience who works with older teens and adults providing individual and couples therapy. Her clinical practice focuses on providing treatment to confront anxiety and depression, including pre and postpartum mood disorders, as well as grief and loss. From the beginning of her career she has provided treatment for chemical substance abuse and eating disorders. She encourages a specific non-diet approach for those wishing to confront bulimia, binge or compulsive overeating. Her therapeutic approach is designed to build on a person's strengths in effort to establish empowerment and hopefulness. She has found that cognitive-behavioral and insight oriented therapy have proven to be very beneficial for assisting clients to identify, establish, and maintain positive changes. 

 

Lisa Weber, LMSW

Lisa Weber is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LMSW). She holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from Wayne State University, a Master's Degree in Business (MBA) and a BS in Psychology and Sociology.

Lisa specializes in child, adolescent and adult psychotherapy and believes in fostering hope in her clients, identifying goals and guiding clients in achieving them within the context of a trusting therapeutic relationship.

Her clinical approach for children and adolescents includes guiding parents in parenting techniques to improve behavior at home, school and improve familial relationships. Lisa’s clinical practice includes ADHD, ODD, mood disorders, trauma, anxiety disorders, and physical, emotional and sexual abuse.

She believes in a client-centered approach utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques, and other evidenced-based practices for specific client needs. She has led child, adolescent and adult groups for ADHD, Illness Management and Recovery and Mood Disorders and has worked in a psychiatric hospital.

She also offers marital counseling and communications strategies for harmonious family relationships. Lisa had a successful career in corporate leadership, strategic planning, marketing and management consulting. She has coached youth and adult sports for 30 years and holds a State Coaching License. She has been involved in local youth organizations and PTSA Council at the District level. 

 

David Lundin, MA, LLP, LPC

David Lundin is a fully Licensed Professional Counselor and Limited Licensed Psychologist who specializes in individual, couples, family and group therapy for adolescents and adults. David has two degrees from the University of Michigan, enjoyed a 25-year career as a business executive, and was recently trained at Oakland University's Masters in Mental Health Counseling program and the Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute's Psychotherapy program. For over a decade he has specialized and has specific training in trauma, substance abuse, sexual abuse, men's issues, depression, anxiety, ADHD organizational training, relationship issues, young adult adjustment and life transition issues. David's goal in practicing therapy is to provide the longest lasting results for symptom relief in the shortest period of time, utilizing an eclectic mix of methodologies according to the patient's needs and goals.

In addition to his therapy role, David is also a Clinical Research Coordinator for various clinical research trials run at the Behavioral Medical Center – Troy. See Clinical Trials/Research Opportunities for more information.
 

 

Dave Zaporski, LMSWimg

Dave Zaporski, LMSW, is a licensed clinical social worker with over 30 years of private practice experience in the treatment of children, adolescents, adults and families over a wide range of presenting problems. He has practiced in a variety of treatment settings, including inpatient psychiatry, day hospital, and outpatient child and adolescent psychiatry.

 

 

 

 

Supportive Resources:

• National Alliance on Mental Illness
http://www.nami.org

• Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
http://www.dbsalliance.org

• The United Way can provide support with getting access to food, shelter, clothing, physical care services, employment and job training assistance, and help with seniors. You can reach all of these resources by dialing 211
www.uwsem.org

• For a variety of information on substance abuse and mental health
www.helpguide.org

• For an informational website that provides practical applications to everyday problems such as peer pressure, dealing with disobedience, and helping your child manage difficult feelings, this site is unique because it has three facets that tailor to parents, teens, and children while providing the same information to each.
www.kidshealth.org

• Common Ground Sanctuary
www.commongroundsanctuary.org

• CHADD, a resource for adults and children living with ADHD
www.chadd.org

• Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA), a resource for adults living with ADHD
www.add.org

• United Way of Southeastern Michigan - serving Wayne, Macomb and Oakland Counties
www.uwsem.org

• Dial "2-1-1"  for access to a variety of available resources for social service (mental health, food, substance abuse, etc) assistance in your area