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Andrea Foley

LMSW, ACSW, CAADC

Ms. Andrea Foley, LMSW, ACSW, CAADC, obtained her Master of Social Work degree from Wayne State University on May 6, 1996. Andrea received her LMSW from the State of Michigan in May 1998 and her ACSW (Academy of Certified Social Workers) credential in May 1998 Andrea reestablished her Certified Advanced Addictions Counselor Credential in December 2013. Andrea is the Director of Behavioral Health for Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan where she has been employed since September 20, 2003. Andrea was adjunct faculty at Wayne State University’s School of Social work for six years where she taught advanced graduate courses in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Using the DSM IV and Practice Methods in Treating Substance Abuse. Prior to CCSEM, Andrea was the Clinical Services Supervisor for Livonia Counseling Center, Hegira Programs, Inc. She also supervised co occurring programs and substance abuse programs in community mental health. Ms. Foley practiced as a clinician in a wide variety of settings including community mental health, the Henry Ford Health System, Hegira Programs, Inc. and for Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan. Her practice areas include substance use disorders in both residential and outpatient settings, adult mental health and marital counseling. Ms. Foley’s treatment philosophy is: “I help my clients see their strengths; to assist them in recognizing their own gifts and talents increases their belief in themselves and that they have the capacity to change their lives.”

Anna C Licavoli

LMSW,CAADC

Cities: Detroit

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Eric Norat

LMSW, CAADC 

Cities: Lapeer

Eric Norat, LMSW, CAADC

Eric is the Clinical Services Manager at the Lapeer location. Eric received his Bachelor of Social Work from Wayne State University in 2014 and his Master of Social Work degree from Wayne State University in 2015 as part of the accelerated MSW program. Before his involvement with Catholic Charities, Eric worked as an outpatient treatment provider and behavioral therapist with children and adolescents with developmental disabilities. Eric has been with Catholic Charities since January of 2019 and received his Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor Credential from Michigan Certification Board for Addictions Professionals in 2021. Eric utilizes multiple approaches to assist those in their journey towards recovery, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, solution-focused therapy, and person-centered therapy.   Eric is confident in his ability to treat mental health, substance use disorders, co-occurring diagnoses, and grief and loss issues.

Since 2019 Eric is a Battering Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan (BISCMI) certified therapist. He provides treatment and intervention to people involved in domestic violence.

Jacqueline A. Smith

LMSW

Cities: Royal Oak

Jacqueline Smith earned her master’s degree in social work from Wayne State University in 1997. She has worked in the field of mental health and substance abuse treatment since that time and has been with Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan since 2000. She enjoys working to hire exceptional staff and ensure that quality services are being given. “I enjoy hiring and working with individuals to whom I would refer my own friends and family. Our mental health is just as important to our overall quality of life as our physical health. It is important to seek out competent professionals who can aid you in your journey towards wellness.”

Kimberly Burdick

LMSW,ACSW

Kimberly Burdick earned her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Western Michigan University in 1987 and her Master of Social Work degree from Wayne State University in 1994. She also received an ACSW credential from the National Association of Social Workers in 2007. Kimberly is currently Assistant Division Director of the Northern Region of the Behavioral Health Department for the offices in St. Clair and Lapeer Counties. Her areas of expertise include: providing therapy services to children, adolescents, and adults dealing with anxiety and depression, family therapy, and working with older adults. She is currently working on her certification in addiction counseling. Her experience includes 15 years as a case manager and clinician for Community Mental Health of St. Clair County and 12 years as a therapist in private practice. Kimberly started her career with CCSEM (then Catholic Social Services) as a student intern in the 1990’s and returned as an employee in 2015. She said returning to the place where she started as a student “has been like coming home. I feel so privileged to be back to the place where I began my career as a therapist with such a wonderful group of people who are so talented and care so much about the work they do.”

Wendala K. Klinski

LPC, CAADC, RPT-S, CCS

Cities: Monroe

Wendala K. Klinski earned her Bachelor of Social Psychology degree from Park University in 2002 and her Master of Mental Health Counseling degree from the University of Phoenix in 2007. She also received a Play Therapy credential from the Association for Play Therapy in 2013. Klinski is currently Assistant Director and Operations Manager for Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan’s Monroe office. Her areas of expertise include: working with children involved in child protective services and foster care; family therapy; and individual therapy for clients of all ages. Her experience includes two years as a domestic violence shelter advocate; four years at a residential treatment center serving youth ages 13 to 18; and four years outpatient therapy with CCSEM in Monroe. Klinski received an award for her work as a volunteer victim advocate from Marine Corps Community Services in 2001. Her treatment philosophy is, “Meeting the client where he or she is and implementing a treatment plan that helps the client attain the goals that he or she has set. I use a cognitive-behavioral treatment approach with clients.”

Eric Norat

LMSW, CAADC 

Cities: Lapeer

Eric Norat, LMSW, CAADC

Eric is the Clinical Services Manager at the Lapeer location. Eric received his Bachelor of Social Work from Wayne State University in 2014 and his Master of Social Work degree from Wayne State University in 2015 as part of the accelerated MSW program. Before his involvement with Catholic Charities, Eric worked as an outpatient treatment provider and behavioral therapist with children and adolescents with developmental disabilities. Eric has been with Catholic Charities since January of 2019 and received his Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor Credential from Michigan Certification Board for Addictions Professionals in 2021. Eric utilizes multiple approaches to assist those in their journey towards recovery, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, solution-focused therapy, and person-centered therapy.   Eric is confident in his ability to treat mental health, substance use disorders, co-occurring diagnoses, and grief and loss issues.

Since 2019 Eric is a Battering Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan (BISCMI) certified therapist. He provides treatment and intervention to people involved in domestic violence.


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Alan Sides

LLMSW, CAADC

Alan G. Sides, LMSW, GCS, CAADC

Degrees/Certifications and year obtained/college attended:
BLS/MIS, 2003/UofMaine, AA/AAS, 2016/WCCCD, BSW/AS, 2018/Madonna,
MSW/SA, 2019/Madonna

I am passionate about building a therapeutic alliance with those who come to me seeking balance or direction in their lives. I am a licensed Therapist specializing in addiction and mental health treatment with a demonstrated history of working in the social services industry. I will help you tailor a treatment plan to your personal needs in a warm, supportive, confidential, and empowering environment. Together we will identify your strengths and implement healthy and successful skills to deal with any issue you may have. You will gain insight and find positive solutions to your problems. Together we will find what works for you.

Practice Areas Include:
Addiction
ADHD
Anger Management
Anxiety or Fears
Career Counseling
Adolescent
Chronic Pain or Illness
Couples Counseling
Depression
Divorce
Domestic Abuse
Domestic Violence
Faith-Based Counseling
Family Counseling
Impulse Control Disorders
Loss or Grief
Relationship Issues
Sleep Disorders/Insomnia
Substance Abuse
Testing and Evaluation
Trauma and PTSD

Andrea Tucker

MA, LLPC

Associates Degree of Science/2011/ Monroe County Community College
Bachelors Degree of Science/2014/Eastern Michigan University
Masters of Arts/2018/The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Gambling addictions/2019/North American Training Institute

I utilize a holistic approach and tailor therapeutic interventions to best fit individual needs. Therapeutic interventions are individualized to meet the client’s needs including person-centered, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy. I am passionate about creating a safe environment and comfortable atmosphere. I specialize in co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders, group therapy, parenting education, and trauma. “Change and comfort cannot coexist.” I assist clients with identifying barriers and transition from previous trauma towards empowerment and recovery.” “Recovery is a journey, not a destination.” I believe seeking therapy displays courage and determination through a willingness for change.

Jerri Lynn Stotz

LMSW, CAADC

Cities: Monroe

Office Hours: To make an appointment with Jerri, call 734-240-3850 or email stotzj@ccsem.org

Jerri Lynn Stotz earned her Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum laude, in 2007 and her Master of Social Work degree in 2013 from Eastern Michigan University. She is a licensed Clinical Therapist and a Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor (CCDCI). Now a case manager with CCSEM in Monroe, her areas of expertise include substance abuse counseling, parenting education, cognitive restructuring, life skills education, prevention, case management, and individual and group therapy. Stotz also is SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery or SOAR certified. She has experience as a substance abuse counselor, Families First worker, juvenile detention specialist, and clinical therapist. “All people do not have the same opportunities in life, and some lack the support and skills needed to succeed. I want to help support individuals and groups, and share knowledge, so that more people can lead informed, successful lives. We learn from each other. Sharing knowledge with each other is the key to success. My therapeutic style is person-centered. I genuinely care about the well-being of people, and I truly believe lives can be better with support, awareness, and understanding.”

Kristy Rivard

LPC

Kristy Rivard earned her bachelor’s degree in 1996 in special education from Eastern Michigan University. She worked as a special education teacher at Bedford Public Schools for seven years, and then continued her education at Eastern Michigan University, earning her master’s degree in counseling in 2003.  She worked as an interventionist at Monroe Catholic Elementary Schools for four years. Kristy is a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer.  She enjoys working with children and adolescents, and looks forward to working with adults. Kristy is skilled at helping clients come to a resolution or solution about particular situations, and encourages her clients to share with her their personal problems, concerns, and stories. Kristy’s general goals for her clients are to help them identify issues, develop a plan of action, and implement that plan. She believes counselor and client work together to find the best solution.

Lynne Fogle

LMSW

Bachelor of Social Work Eastern Michigan University, graduated 1983; Master of Social Work University of Michigan, graduated 1990

I have been working with children and adolescents for the past 25 years as a school social worker. My extensive knowledge of child development, mental health issues, behavior problems, parenting struggles, trauma, grief and loss, and special education services allows me to successfully address most child and adolescent issues. My experience as a hospice social worker and runaway worker have provided me the tools to assist individuals and families experiencing multiple personal challenges. As all of my experience has been in Monroe County I also bring extensive knowledge of community services and their requirements/consumer entrance procedures. My approach to therapy is that each person brings many strengths and talents to the therapeutic relationship and my role is to assist individuals and families to utilize existing coping tools as well as develop new positive techniques to manage life challenges

Tonya Lynn Moyer

MA, LPC

Cities: Monroe

Office Hours: To make an appointment with Tonya please call 734-240-3850

Tonya earned her Bachelor of Psychology Degree from Siena Heights University in 2005 and her Master of Counseling Degree from Spring Arbor University in 2011. A licensed clinical therapist with CCSEM since 2013, her areas of expertise include address the challenging behaviors of children, childhood development, and parenting education. Tonya’s work history includes 11 years of working with families in the Monroe County Head Start Program as a family advocate and mental health consultant, and three years with Monroe County Mental Health Authority working with emotionally impaired children. Her treatment philosophy is person centered with play therapy. “When I work with children I use their form of communication which is play to address their most concerning issues.”

Wendala K. Klinski

LPC, CAADC, RPT-S, CCS

Cities: Monroe

Wendala K. Klinski earned her Bachelor of Social Psychology degree from Park University in 2002 and her Master of Mental Health Counseling degree from the University of Phoenix in 2007. She also received a Play Therapy credential from the Association for Play Therapy in 2013. Klinski is currently Assistant Director and Operations Manager for Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan’s Monroe office. Her areas of expertise include: working with children involved in child protective services and foster care; family therapy; and individual therapy for clients of all ages. Her experience includes two years as a domestic violence shelter advocate; four years at a residential treatment center serving youth ages 13 to 18; and four years outpatient therapy with CCSEM in Monroe. Klinski received an award for her work as a volunteer victim advocate from Marine Corps Community Services in 2001. Her treatment philosophy is, “Meeting the client where he or she is and implementing a treatment plan that helps the client attain the goals that he or she has set. I use a cognitive-behavioral treatment approach with clients.”

Amanda Condic

MA, LLPC, NCC

Cities: Waterford

Amanda Condic obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Oakland University in 2015, and Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health from Oakland University in 2018. “I believe my clients are the experts in their lives,” she said. “I offer a strengths-based, client-centered approach to counseling.” Amanda works with adults, children, and adolescents. She uses mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy, and process-focused techniques to assist clients in their personal growth. She offers services in the following areas: addiction and substance abuse, anger management, anxiety and fears, behavioral problems, depression, and loss and grief. She also offers treatment for divorce and relationship issues.

 

Izabela Lueck

MA, LLPC, NCC

Cities: Royal Oak

Office Hours: To make an appointment with Izabela, call 248-548-4044 or email luecki@ccsem.org

Izabela Lueck earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Oakland University in 2014 as well as a master’s degree in counseling from Oakland University in 2017. She is a nationally board certified counselor and a member of American Counseling Association.
“My treatment philosophy is that each person is an expert in his or her own life,” said Izabela. My work is centered towards helping that person to acknowledge their potential and to guide that person to live a purposeful, successful, enjoyable, and fulfilled life. I firmly believe that people have the right to live the best life possible. I provide a safe and supporting environment for my clients as I encourage them to discover their passions and work with them to achieve their goals.”

“I have experience working with addiction, substance abuse, anxiety and fears, behavior problems, couples counseling, depression, divorce, domestic abuse, family counseling, life coaching, grief and loss, OCD, parenting issues, and relationship issues. I practice integrative therapy with the focus on a client centered approach, CBT and psychodynamic theory. My philosophy is based on the certainty that positivity and full focus on the mind and body as a whole are essential for satisfaction in life.”

Jacqueline A. Smith

LMSW

Cities: Royal Oak

Jacqueline Smith earned her master’s degree in social work from Wayne State University in 1997. She has worked in the field of mental health and substance abuse treatment since that time and has been with Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan since 2000. She enjoys working to hire exceptional staff and ensure that quality services are being given. “I enjoy hiring and working with individuals to whom I would refer my own friends and family. Our mental health is just as important to our overall quality of life as our physical health. It is important to seek out competent professionals who can aid you in your journey towards wellness.”

Rebecca Webler

LLMSW

Cities: Royal Oak

Office Hours: Call 855-882-2736 to make an appointment with Rebecca

Rebecca Webler earned her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Wayne State University in 2015 and continued at Wayne State to obtain her Masters of Social Work degree in 2016, earning honors and awards for academic achievement. Rebecca is licensed as a Limited Licensed Master Social Worker (LLMSW) in the State of Michigan. She joined CCSEM as an intern in 2015 and was hired as a clinical therapist in 016. Rebecca’s training is in psycho-dynamic therapy, and she works with children, adolescents, and adults. Her prior work includes serving as administrative director at metro Detroit’s Imagine Center for Psychological Health.

Aidana “Danni” Spresser

LMSW, ACSW

Cities: Port Huron

Office Hours: To make an appointment with Danni, please call 810-987-9100.

Aidana “Danni” Spresser obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work from the University of Iowa (1973) and her Master of Social Work degree from Wayne State University (1990). She received her A.C.S.W. credential from the National Association of Social Workers (1992). Spresser has been a clinical therapist working with adults and older adults with Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan January of 2013, and with Catholic Social Services of St. Clair County from February 1990 until the 2013 merger with CCSEM. Her areas of expertise include: grief and loss, maternal support, physical disability adjustment, depression, older adult issues, and women’s issues. Her work history includes: the Peoples’ Clinic and St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, and experience as a medical social worker, maternal and infant support clinician, older adult clinician, and adult clinician. Treatment philosophy: “Client-centered therapy based on autonomy, respect and open communication. A variety of treatment methods are used based on the needs of the client.”

Camella Gild

LMSW, ACSW, CSOTS

Cities: Port Huron

Office Hours: To make an appointment with Camella, please call 810-987-9100.

Camella Gild obtained her bachelor’s degree in Psychology (1986) and her Master of Social Work degree (1997) from Wayne State University. She received her A.C.S.W. credential from the National Association of Social Workers (1999) and her Certified Sex Offender Treatment Specialist credential from the National Association of Forensic Counselors (2012). Gild is currently a clinical therapist working with adults and teens for Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan. She has more than 13 years of experience in the areas of anger management, domestic violence, criminal behavior, sex/porn addiction, depression, and anxiety. Gild worked previously for the Macomb State Correctional Facility, St. Lawrence Psychiatric Hospital (Ogdensburg, New York), St. Lawrence Civil Commitment Center (Ogdensburg, New York) and Sanilac County Community Mental Health. Treatment philosophy: “A reality-based approach to issues. Clients direct their treatment since they are the experts on themselves. An eclectic approach is used to ensure the needs of the client are being met.”

Elien Gaw

Cities: Port Huron

Elien Gaw earned her Certificate of Human Resources from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2007. Providing social work intake services for the People’s Clinic for Better Health – a CCSEM collaboration with a local hospital, Elien has been with CCSEM and its predecessor agency in St. Clair County since 2008. Elien provides services in Port Huron at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, the location for the People’s Clinic. She is a board member of Blue Water Safe Horizons, which provides support services for the homeless as well as survivors of domestic violence. She provides support to domestic abuse victims and serves as an advocate for sexual assault at local hospitals for the St. Clair County Sheriffs Department. Elien’s clients often need either Pathway Shelter or Carolyn’s Place for temporary housing. Her work history includes working with at-risk youth at the Harvey Center through the Center for Human Resources. Her treatment philosophy is: “To find each and every resource that will benefit my patients in their lives and if possible, those family members they care about. Not only health resources, but food, shelter and the warm fuzzies in life that may make them smile.”

Erin McDaid

LLMSW

Cities: Port Huron

Office Hours: To make an appointment with Erin, please call 810-987-9100.

Erin McDaid earned her Bachelor of Social Work Degree from Wayne State University in 2015 and her Master of Social Work Degree from Wayne State in 2016. She is licensed in the State of Michigan to engage in clinical practice. Erin is now a clinical therapist with Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan, working with teen and adult clients. Erin is pursuing advanced studies in anger management, domestic violence, criminal behavior, sex/porn addiction, depression, and anxiety. Her client centered approach to treatment is cognitive behavioral therapy based and client directed.

Evelyn Reilly

MA, LPC, NCC

Cities: Port Huron

Office Hours: To make an appointment with Evelyn, call 810-987-9100 or email reillye@ccsem.org

Evelyn Reilly earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Wayne State University in 2013 and her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Oakland University in 2017. She is now a State of Michigan-credentialed Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and has earned National Certified Counselor (NCC) status through the National Board of Certified Counselors. Evelyn currently works as a clinical therapist with CCSEM seeing clients in Port Huron. Evelyn’s goal as a therapist is to assist clients in discovering and utilizing their strengths to implement positive change in their lives. She employs a client-centered, strengths-based approach, incorporating skills from cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, existentialism, and psychodynamic theory in order to meet each individual’s counseling needs. Evelyn has experience working with adults, and teens in several areas including addiction and substance use, depression and anxiety, trauma, and adjustment to life stressors.

Jolene Lepien-Doan

LMSW, CAADC

Cities: Port Huron

Office Hours: To make an appointment with Jolene, please call 810-987-9100.

Jolene Lepien-Doan obtained her Bachelor of Social Work degree (2002) and her Master of Social Work degree (2003) from Wayne State University. Lepien-Doan received her Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor credential from the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals. She has been a substance abuse therapist with Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan since January of 2013, and was previously employed by Catholic Social Services of St. Clair County (CSSSC) from October 2010 until January 2013. Her areas of expertise include: conducting individual and group substance abuse treatment; dual diagnosis treatment for individuals with substance abuse and mental health concerns, and relationship counseling. Her work history includes: conducting prevention groups with adolescents and adults (groups such as anger management and drug education). She also was a student assistance counselor at an alternative high school. Treatment philosophy: “To help clients and families gain an understanding of addictive diseases and the tools to prevent relapse. I also believe it is important to help clients successfully address personal obstacles to recovery.”

Karen L. Boucher

LMSW

Cities: Port Huron

Office Hours: To make an appointment with Karen, please call 810-987-9100.

Karen L. Boucher obtained her Bachelor of Social Work degree (1995) and her Master of Social Work degree (1996) from Wayne State University. Boucher has been a clinical therapist with Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan since January of 2013. Previously, she was employed by Catholic Social Services of St. Clair County for two years. Boucher also worked for Catholic Social Services of St. Clair County (CSSSC) from June 1997 to October 2007, providing Clinical Social Work Services at the People’s Clinic for Better Health in Port Huron. Her areas of expertise include: grief and loss, depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, and working with older adults with Alzheimer’s disease. She has worked as a medical social worker with home care agencies, a bereavement coordinator with Hospice, and a clinical therapist for 10 years. Treatment philosophy: “Client-centered, supportive therapy, and cognitive-behavior therapy.

Kimberly A. Koester

LMSW

Cities: Port Huron

Office Hours: To make an appointment with Kim, call 810-987-9100

Kimberly Koester obtained her master’s degree in social work from Wayne State University in 2003. She is also a facilitator for the FOCCUS Pre-Marital Inventory and is a licensed social worker in the State of Michigan.
Kim specializes in anxiety, behavior problems, career counseling, chronic pain/illness, couples counseling, depression, divorce, working with older adults, faith based counseling, grief/bereavement, and relationship issues.
“I believe that seeking therapy is a sign of courage and strength! By attending therapy, clients may obtain clarity on difficult issues, gain feedback and develop solutions that work for them. Clients tell me I am easy to talk to. I provide a safe, encouraging, empathetic environment while I teach healthy coping techniques so that clients can reach their fullest potential.”

Kimberly Burdick

LMSW,ACSW

Kimberly Burdick earned her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Western Michigan University in 1987 and her Master of Social Work degree from Wayne State University in 1994. She also received an ACSW credential from the National Association of Social Workers in 2007. Kimberly is currently Assistant Division Director of the Northern Region of the Behavioral Health Department for the offices in St. Clair and Lapeer Counties. Her areas of expertise include: providing therapy services to children, adolescents, and adults dealing with anxiety and depression, family therapy, and working with older adults. She is currently working on her certification in addiction counseling. Her experience includes 15 years as a case manager and clinician for Community Mental Health of St. Clair County and 12 years as a therapist in private practice. Kimberly started her career with CCSEM (then Catholic Social Services) as a student intern in the 1990’s and returned as an employee in 2015. She said returning to the place where she started as a student “has been like coming home. I feel so privileged to be back to the place where I began my career as a therapist with such a wonderful group of people who are so talented and care so much about the work they do.”

Robert Dundas

MPA, BSW, CAADC

Cities: Port Huron

Office Hours: To make an appointment with Robert, please call 810-987-9100.

Robert Dundas obtained his bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from Central Michigan University (1971) and his Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Michigan-Flint (1983). He received his C.A.A.D.C. credential from the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (1990). Dundas has been a substance abuse therapist with Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan since January of 2013, and worked for Catholic Social Services of St. Clair County (CSSSC) 1991 until the 2013 merger with CCSEM. His areas of expertise include: assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, case management, group and individual treatment/counseling for clients with substance abuse/dependence problems and histories of criminal conduct and related legal problems. His work history includes: experience as an inpatient substance abuse counselor at SHRC in Memphis, Michigan (1987-1991); an out-patient substance abuse therapist at RDH in East China, Michigan (1987-88); and an out-patient substance abuse therapist with Downriver Community Services in Algonac, Michigan (1991-2006). Treatment philosophy: “To provide the client with ongoing support, education, and guidance regarding psychoactive drugs, substance abuse and dependence and how they relate to criminal conduct, and to offer clients the opportunity to gain skills, knowledge and strategies to help them change and improve their lives and prevent relapse and recidivism.”

Tanja Spencer

LMSW, ACSW

Cities: Port Huron

Office Hours: To make an appointment with Tanja, please call 810-987-9100.

Tanja Spencer obtained her Bachelor of Social Work degree (1989) and her Master of Social Work degree (1990) from Wayne State University. She received her A.C.S.W. credential from the National Association of Social Workers (1994). Spencer has been a clinical therapist working with older adults and some Family Preservation clients for Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan and Catholic Social Services of St. Clair County since July of 1993. Her areas of expertise include: marital issues and anxiety management. Her work history includes: Blue Water Center for Christian Counseling (1994-2013), and the Hurley Medical Center, Flint (1990-1992). Treatment philosophy: “To facilitate an individual’s efforts to attain emotional health potential.”

Tiffany Scurto

LMSW, CAADC, SAP

Cities: Port Huron

Office Hours: To make an appointment with Tiffany, please call 810-987-9100.

Tiffany Scurto obtained her Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan-Flint (2005) and her Master of Social Work degree from Wayne State University (2007). She received her C.A.A.D.C. credential from the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (2009) and her S.A.P. (Substance Abuse Professional) credential from the SAPAA Training Institute (2010). Scurto has been a substance abuse clinician with Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan since January of 2013. Previously, was employed by Catholic Social Services of St. Clair County from July 2011 until the 2013 merger with CCSEM. Her areas of expertise include: substance abuse addiction, co-occurring disorders, driver’s license restoration assessments, substance abuse assessments, DOT assessments, and providing counseling services to those with addiction and/or co-occurring disorders. Her work history includes: inpatient mental health and substance abuse work (2007-08); and mental health and substance abuse clinician (2007-12). Treatment philosophy: “To provide individuals, families and groups suffering from co-occurring or substance abuse disorders with the guidance, support and tools necessary to make effective changes in their lives.”