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Michigan School of Professional Psychology

The mission of the Michigan School of Professional Psychology is to educate and train individuals to become reflective practitioner-scholars with the competencies necessary to serve diverse populations as professional psychologists and psychotherapists. Program offerings include masters and doctorate degrees in clinical psychology.

Consistent with the mission of the Michigan School of Professional Psychology, the purpose of the Doctor of Clinical Psychology Program (PsyD) is to educate and train students to become competent professional psychologists. Utilizing the practitioner-scholar model, the program provides students with a broad foundation in clinical training and research methods. MiSPP provides an educational environment that values cooperative and collaborative learning and promotes professional development and personal growth.

Samaritan Counseling Center of Southeastern Michigan

The Samaritan Counseling Center of Southeastern Michigan is an interfaith counseling center accredited by both the Samaritan Institute and the American Association of Pastoral Counselors. All individuals seeking emotional and/or spiritual growth are welcome. Samaritan’s main offices are located in Farmington Hills, MI, with satellite offices in 5 different communities in the metropolitan area. The services provided at Samaritan integrate the best in psychological and psychiatric theory and practice with the resources of the client’s religious/faith tradition when desired. Currently the facility has 12 fully-licensed staff from different mental health disciplines, including three fully-licensed psychologists, five interns from different academic institutions, plus a consulting psychologist and administrative staff. Find out more.

Sollars and Associates, P.C.

Sollars and Associates (S&A) was established in 1993 and is a group practice of psychologists, psychotherapists, social workers and licensed counselors. Twenty-four clinicians with diverse theoretical orientations offer a wide range of treatment specialties under the direction of Dr. Franklin Sollars, who is also the founder of the Michigan Society for Integrative Psychoanlytic Studies. As a trained analyst, Dr. Sollars offers interns the unique perspective of a psychoanalytically trained clinician with a humanistic psychotherapy orientation.

Services provided at S&A include child, adolescent, adult, family and group therapy, treatment of life adjustment issues as well as severe psychological problems, substance abuse treatment, and evaluations for medical, employment and academic purposes. In addition, S&A is an active contributor to the community, providing ongoing mental health services to clients of South Oakland Shelter, which helps homeless individuals and families transition to permanent housing. Find out more.

Wentworth & Associates, P.C.

Wentworth & Associates, P.C. is a private psychology practice that serves metropolitan Detroit and its tri-county area. Internationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Rehabilitative Facilities (CARF), W&A is licensed by the State of Michigan to provide mental health and substance abuse services and is designated as an outpatient psychiatric center (OPC) by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan. Clinicians are highly credentialed and licensed by their respective licensing bodies, and include fully-licensed psychologists, limited licensed psychologists, counselors, and social workers; a staff psychiatrist serves as medical director.

All services are offered in an atmosphere of unconditional respect with a best-practices approach, and a focus on clients’ strengths, needs, abilities and preferences for care. More than 30 associates and trainees provide services, many with specializations in the areas of, but not limited to: EMDR, substance abuse, transgender care, LGBTQ services, eating disorders, marriage and family therapy, play therapy and family constellation therapy. Psychological testing and evaluation services are offered, as well as transgender support groups and parenting skills training. Find out more.