Our Therapy Team

Angela Girard LMSW

  • Masters in Social Work from Michigan State University

  • Bachelor of Arts from Saginaw Valley State University in Psychology

  • Trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, Exposure Therapy, Adverse Childhood Experiences, and other Evidence Based interventions with ongoing active continuing education in current treatments.

  • Clinical Appointment Faculty, MSU Field Instructor

  • Saginaw Valley State University Field Instructor

Fully Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Michigan and Virginia.

Specializing in work with:

Belicia Bridges, MSW, LLMSW

Ian Garlick, MSW, LLMSW

  • Individuals aged 5+

  • Anxiety/Depression

  • Trauma

  • Addictions - including substances, pornography, gambling

  • Medical diagnosis

  • Foster Families

  • Divorce/relationship problems

  • Toxic Work Environment

  • LGBTQ+ Affirming therapy

  • Grief and Loss support

  • Personality disorders

  • Serious Mental Illness

  • Self-Esteem and Confidence Building

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

  • Ruminating and Intrusive Thoughts

  • Body Image and Eating Disorders

  • Mood Disorders

Belicia Bridges is an LLMSW from SVSU. She graduated from Gull Lake High School in Richland Michigan. Belicia was in the Kalamazoo Children's Chorus for 10 years. Belicia attended SVSU where she graduated with her BSW and MSW. She interned at Shelterhouse where she worked with victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. There she was exposed to TREM a trauma recovery empowerment model group for women.

Specializing in work with:

  • Young Adults

  • Adults

  • Teens/Adolescents

  • Trauma Recovery/ Trauma Informed Approach

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

Ian is an LLMSW from SVSU. He completed a field placement at Children's Grief Center, with experience in children's and adult's grief support groups. He is also ASIST trained. Ian enjoys use of humor when indicated during his sessions.

Specializing in work with:

  • Grief and Loss

  • Anger Management

  • Adults & Children

  • Men's Issues

Nicole Brooks, BA, MSW Intern

Nicole is a Master of Social Work (MSW) graduate student at Spring arbor University. She has her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and graduated with Honors. She is a dedicated and compassionate mental health clinician, deeply committed to supporting individuals through their mental health journeys. With a passion for fostering positivity and a knack for problem-solving, Nicole strives to create a warm and welcoming space for clients to explore their challenges and discover effective solutions.

Specializing in work with:

  • Adolescents

  • Adults

  • Personality Disorders

  • Serious Mental Illness

  • ADHD

  • Substance Use Disorders

  • Suicidal Ideation

Kassandra Showalter is a clinical social worker with years of experience working in a school setting.

Specializing in work with:

  • Individuals

  • Children

  • Adolescents

  • Trauma

  • Anger

  • ADHD

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

Kassandra Showalter LLMSW

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Jozlyn Childs, Billing Manager

Jasmine Sledge LLMSW

Belicia Bridges, BSW, LLMSW

Melanie Galonska, Intake Coordinator

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Jayla Flores, MSW, LLMSW

Jayla received her MSW from Saginaw Valley State University and specializes in children's therapy. We are extremely happy to have her on our team!