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

Specializing in work with:

Belicia Bridges, BSW, MSW Intern

Ian Garlick, BSW, MSW Intern

Danielle Perry, BA, MSW Intern

  • 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

Andy Grossmeyer, BA, MSW Intern

Belicia Bridges is a BSW graduate and a MSW grad student. 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 continues her education for her 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 graduated in 2023 with his BSW and is in the MSW graduate program at 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

  • Role Play in the Multiverse Group Therapy Facilitator


Danielle worked at the Midland County Juvenile Care Center for 15 years working with at-risk youth ages 11-17. She is currently working as a substitute teacher and at a local flower shop. Danielle has training in Cognitive Behavior training, trauma, problem-solving, and skill-building. Danielle received her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Ferris State University in 2009. She is currently in the second year of her MSW program at Saginaw Valley State University. Outside of work and school, Danielle enjoys spending time with her husband and kids. During her free time, she enjoys golfing, camping, fishing, trailing riding, and spending time at the cabin in the UP.

Specializing in work with:

  • Individuals age 5+

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Trauma

  • Goal Setting

  • Young Adults

Andy is a Master of Social Work (MSW) graduate student at SVSU. He graduated with his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology at SVSU in 2021. Before interning at Human Kind, they interned at the LGBTQ+ Programs and Services office as well as the MSW Department at SVSU. Andy has completed and facilitated the SafeZone training, an educational LGBTQ+ sensitivity training. He is passionate about fostering genuine connections at the individual, group, and community levels. In their free time, Andy loves to hang out with his cat Beans, play Dungeons & Dragons, and watch cartoons.

Specializing in work with:

  • Individuals aged 9+

  • LGBTQ+ Community

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

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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Jasmine Sledge LLMSW

Jasmine Sledge is a clinical social worker with many years of successful practice.

Specializing in work with:

  • Individuals - Adults

  • Life Transitions

  • Trauma

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Grief and Loss

  • Mood Disorders

  • Adjustment