Counseling Staff

Madeleine Blum, LLMSW
Madeleine is a clinical social worker who works with individuals of various backgrounds, including children, adolescents, and adults. Madeleine graduated with an undergraduate degree from Michigan State University, and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Michigan. Madeleine uses numerous evidence-based approaches to assist those seeking treatment to accomplish individualized goals as determined by the client. Madeleine has experience working with individuals with multiple diagnoses including, but not limited to, depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Body Dysmorphia, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Adjustment Disorders, Schizoaffective Disorder and concerns with negative self-image.

Brittney Daftuar, LMSW, IMH - E (II), Clinical Supervisor
Brittney is a Fully Licensed Clinical Master Social Worker with a Level II endorsement in Infant Mental Health. She received her Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Detroit-Mercy and her Master of Social Work degree from Wayne State University. She specializes in working with adults and children experiencing depression, anxiety, ADHD, relationship issues, self-esteem issues, and behavioral issues. She prides herself in building relationships with her clients to meet their goals.

Shari-Beth Goldman, LMSW
Shari-Beth takes a collaborative, person- and family-centered approach to support people of all ages in addressing their behavioral health needs. She sees psychotherapy as a relationship and process that helps build competence and confidence, belonging and connection, and a life of personal meaning. Shari received her Master’s degree from the University of Michigan School of Social Work and believes in continuous learning in order to be able to draw from the most current research based tools, including EMDR, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused and Narrative therapies, play therapy, Parent Management Training – Oregon Model, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Barbara Haddad, LMSW
Barbara is a licensed master’s level clinical social worker. She has many years of medical and behavioral health social work experience specializing in older adults, grief and loss, and chronic health related issues. She uses a person-centered, strength-based approach to create a supportive, therapeutic environment to help clients develop coping skills and to meet their individual goals.

Levi Hiller, LLMSW
Levi is a clinical social worker who also works in the Orthodox Jewish day schools. He works with children, teens and young adults impacted by anxiety, depression, trauma and behavioral challenges. Levi uses DBT skills, CBT, and a Solutions-Focused approach in empowering clients to succeed in their environments, be it in school, home or in the workplace.

Nacha Leaf, LMSW
Nacha has been working with older adolescents, adults, couples, families and groups for more than 20 years. Using a range of methods, including cognitive-behavioral, insight-oriented, and psycho-educational, she helps clients develop hope and self-esteem while acquiring adaptive coping skills. Nacha specializes in mood disorders, anxiety, OCD, substance abuse, women’s issues, relationship difficulties, adjustment and transition issues, and the aftermath of trauma, grief, and loss.

Geena Osowski, LMSW
Geena is a clinical social worker who works with children, teens, and families. She specializes in working with clients impacted by depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, trauma, and grief and loss. Geena uses a range of evidence-based modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy and play therapy, to encourage clients to reach their full potential and accomplish their goals.

Marissa Preston, LMSW
Marissa is a clinical social worker with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Wayne State University. She has experience working with children, teens, and families impacted by trauma, behavioral challenges, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Marissa uses various evidence based techniques including Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Play Therapy to empower clients to achieve their goals.

Gina Robinson, LMSW
Gina received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor after completing her undergraduate degree from Madonna University. She has experience working with individuals of all ages and mental health diagnoses. Gina’s areas of interest include working with teens who are navigating challenging family dynamics, experiencing anxiety, depression or exploring issues related to sexual identity. Gina brings a level of refined expertise to her work with both adolescents and adults who are experiencing a chaotic living situation that serves to worsen symptoms related to trauma history.

Robert Simon, LLMSW, CAADC
Robert is a clinical social worker with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Wayne State University. As a certified advanced alcohol and drug counselor he has experience working with individuals and families impacted by addiction and recovery, trauma and life transitions. Robert’s social work experience has also included working with adults and families impacted by chronic health related issues and addressing their medical, social and emotional needs.  Robert embraces a humanistic, person-centered and trauma informed approach in working with clients to nurture a supportive environment and present therapy as a collaborative effort. Robert draws upon a number of evidence based practices in his work including cognitive-behavioral-therapy, motivational interviewing, solution-focused therapy and mindfulness practices.

Ciandra Syms, LMSW-C
Ciandra graduated from the University of Windsor in 2011 and has been working in the clinical field since, with a focus on persistent mental illness, inpatient psychiatric hospitalizations, and residential and outpatient substance use. Using a broad range of clinical techniques including, but not limited to, cognitive behavioral, psychoanalytic, eye movement reprocessing and desensitization, Ciandra works to meet client’s therapeutic needs using a person-centered approach and to best meet client’s individual goals.

Eli Willner, LLMSW
Eli is a clinical social worker who works with children, teens and adults. He takes a whole-person approach to care and draws from a wide range of modalities and perspectives to best engage with each client. Eli has experience collaborating with individuals and their families to create an optimal environment for clients to thrive. Eli graduated Daemen College with an MSW, and received a certificate in trauma-informed care.

Zachary Woodby, LMSW, CAADC, CCS,
Clinical Supervisor

Zachary is a clinical social worker and a certified advanced alcohol and drug counselor who received his Master’s Degree from Wayne State University. He takes a person-centered approach when working with clients, following person-centered therapy principles. Relying on his training in psychodynamics, cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness and motivational interviewing, Zachary takes a holistic approach, paying special attention to creativity, free will and positive human potential. He believes everyone has the capacity for self-direction, recovery, enlightenment and self-actualization.

Dr. Kathleen M. Fouche Brazzle, MD

Dr. Leonard J. Rosen, MD