Our Therapists & Doctors
Lizbeth Borener, LMSW, ACSW
Lizbeth Borener LMSW, ACSW
CSSW Senior Clinical Operations Director BHS/Family and Children Services
Lizbeth is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker that has been in the field for over 40 years. She graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a bachelor's in social work and then received her Master's in Social Work from Wayne State University. Liz has worked with both Family and children and mental health. She has had experience working in nonprofit agencies and has directed managed the following programs: residential treatment for adolescent's, foster care, adoptions, behavioral health outpatient clinic and the supervised independent living programs. Liz also has worked in a hospital setting where she was the lead social worker for the adult and geriatric psychiatric facilities and managed the psychiatric emergency services for 8 years. Liz chose the field of social work to follow her desire to be an agent of change. Witnessing the growth and resilience of the individuals and families she serves is what motivates her to remain in the field.
Bruce Anderson, LLP, CAADC
Bruce Anderson, LLP, CAADC, earned his Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Illinois State University, and his Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Wayne State University. He has 17 years of experience working in a wide variety of clinical settings. His practice as a therapist is animated by his compassion, his life-long interest in the subject of psychology, and his interest in helping others to truly improve the quality of their lives.
Therapeutic Modalities Utilized Include: a client-centered, solutions-focused and strength-based approach; Analytical Psychology, dream work, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Faith-based counseling, and the clinical applications of meditation and mindfulness.
Edward Baik, LMSW
Specializes in working with: Bilingual (English/Korean), adolescents, adults, and Veterans.
Areas of Practice: Anxiety, Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Trauma, Relationship Problems, Substance Use Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Anger Management, Behavior problems, Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia.
Wendy Barrie, LMSW, MSW, BSW
Wendy Barrie, LMSW, MSW, BSW, graduated from Michigan State University with an Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work, earning a Certificate in Social Work with Older Adults as part of the degree. Wendy has worked in a variety of outpatient and community mental health settings serving all ages from youth to elder adults. She was the sole provider of therapeutic and case management services to residents in a rural Upper Peninsula community. Wendy uses evidence-based practice models such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and mindfulness to inform her practice.
Specializes in working with: Adolescents, Adults, and Older Adults
Areas of Practice: Abuse/Neglect, Anger Management, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Grief & Loss, Women’s Issues, Survivors of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Stress, Grief & Loss, Depression, Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Substance Abuse Recovery, Stress, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Trauma.
Rebecca Fried, LMSW
Rebecca Fried, LMSW, received her degree MSW from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 2011. Rebecca has also been certified as a HUD housing counselor and a certified financial counselor through the NFCC. In addition, she holds an additional MA in performance studies from the University of Texas at Austin, where she specialized in working with individuals in shaping their oral histories into theater.
Specializes in working with: Older adults and anyone wishing to improve their financial wellness.
Areas of Practice: Anxiety, Depression, Grief and Loss, Self-Esteem, and Life Changes. She uses the modalities of talk therapy, CBT, and mindfulness.
Christa Hughbanks, LLMSW/BSW
Christa Hughbanks, LLMSW/BSW with a CAADC Development plan who has obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work with a minor in Psychology at Eastern Michigan University. She is a recent University of Michigan’s Graduate obtaining a Masters degree from the School of Social Work in Interpersonal Practice with a Concentration in Mental Health. Christa has a history of working in early childhood development, and continues to work with children exposed to domestic violence and/or sexual assault issues. During her undergraduate years, she studied abroad in Jamaica where she supported programs in an impoverished community to help support a love and logic model to parents of High School Students. She has also worked in programs to help develop realistic goals for families and target issues that affect low income families. She is most experienced in working with multiple areas of socio-economic challenges of all ages. In addition to working with behavioral health services she focuses in substance abuse treatment services.
Specializes In Working With: Infants, Young Children, Adolescents, Adults, Families, and Women’s Health.
Areas of Practice: Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Substance Abuse, Children Abuse/Neglect, Children Behavior Problems, Exposure of Children of Domestic Violence and/or Sexual Assault, Parent Education, Maternal/Paternal Health, Young Adult Mental Health, Crisis Intervention, Family Services, Community Development, Senior Care, and Socioeconomic challenges.
Bill O’Connor, MSW, LMSW
Bill O’Connor, MSW, LMSW, is a clinical social worker with a Master’s Degree from U-M. He has almost 30 years of experience working with students and families in special education programs in public schools, as well as working with homebound adults for several years. He began his counseling career working in addiction treatment centers in the area. He utilizes a client-centered approach that integrates evidence-based cognitive therapies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Family Systems Theory, to assist clients in achieving their defined goals.
Specializes in Working with: Children, Adolescents, Adults, & Families.
Areas of Practice: Adjustment Problems, Anger Management, Anxiety Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Divorce Issues, Family Dysfunction, Gender & Sexual Issues, Grief & Loss, Marital and Co-Parenting Problems, Mood Instability, Parenting Challenges, Substance Abuse Recovery.
Leon J. Quinn, M.D.
Leon J. Quinn, M.D. received his MD degree from the University of Michigan and is certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Most recently, Dr. Quinn served as Medical Director for HelpSource from 2003 until HelpSource closed in 2007, and he has been a Consulting Psychiatrist at Snow Health Center, Eastern Michigan University, since 2003. Dr. Quinn's extensive career in psychiatry has included work as an Ambulatory Care Psychiatrist for Henry Ford Behavioral Health, as a Unit Director for the Center for Forensic Psychiatry in Ann Arbor, and as Medical Director for an inpatient psychiatric facility.
Jenean Reitz, MSW, LMSW
Jenean Reitz, LMSW earned her MSW at the University of Michigan, with concentrations in Mental Health and Interpersonal Practice. Jenean also obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Concordia University with a major in Family Life Education. Jenean has been working with clients at Catholic Social Services since 2008. She has a specialized focus working with adults, couples and families who are in crisis, homeless, suffering from addictions, trauma, anxiety, and depression, disabled, and in need of resources and support. Jenean believes evidenced-based treatment methods and strong therapeutic relationships are fundamental in successful therapy. Jenean uses a combination of therapy techniques including cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, strength-based and solution-focused therapy.
Specializes in Working with: Adolescents, Adults, Couples, and Families.
Areas of Practice: Abuse/Neglect, Adjustment Problems, Anger Management, Anxiety Disorders, Attachment Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Behavioral Problems, Eating Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Crisis Intervention, Depression, Domestic Violence, Family Dysfunction, Grief & Loss, Lifestyle Changes, Marital and Co-Parenting Problems, Mood Instability, Parenting Challenges, Relationship Issues, Substance Abuse Recovery and Relapse Prevention, School Problems, Sexual Orientation Concerns, Socioeconomic Challenges, Suicidal Ideation and Self-Injurious Behaviors, Stress Management, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Trauma.
David Shoup, JD, MSW, LMSW, ACSW
David Shoup, JD, MSW, LMSW, ACSW, received degrees in Psychology and Law from the University of Michigan and earned his MSW from the University of Oklahoma. He founded Washtenaw County's Supervised Parenting/Exchange Program at HelpSouce in 2001 and coordinated this program until it was transferred to Catholic Social Services in 2007. He also worked as a therapist at HelpSource from 2001-2007, seeing children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of mental health issues. David uses a variety of therapeutic techniques, particularly cognitive behavioral therapy, to help clients develop more positive thoughts and behavioral patterns.
Specializes in working with: children, adolescents, adults.
Areas of Practice: Abuse/Neglect, ADHD, Adjustment Problems, Anger Problems, Anxiety, Attachment Disorders, Behavior Problems, Bi-Polar Disorder, Child Abuse, Depression, Divorce Issues, Domestic Violence, Family Changes Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss Issues, Parenting Issues, Phobias, Relationship/Marital Problems, School Problems, Stress.
Susan Sloan, MSW, LMSW
Susan Sloan, MSW, LMSW, received her Master of Social Work degree and School Social Worker Certification from the University of Michigan. She obtained her BS from Eastern Michigan University, focusing on art, music therapy and developmental studies. For the past 25 years, Susan has worked in a variety of outpatient, community mental health and family settings with diverse populations. Recent work has focused on private practice, as well as medical social work. Susan has developed an eclectic approach and enjoys working with a full age range, most recently working with seniors in home-based settings. She uses a variety of methodologies including insight-oriented, cognitive-behavioral, person-centered and evidence-based treatment approaches in working with others.
Specializes in working with: Children, Adolescents, Adults, and Seniors.
Areas of Practice: Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Crisis Intervention, ADHD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Grief/loss Issues, Parenting Issues, Adjustment Disorders, PTSD, Trauma, Family issues.
Manuela Uribe, MSW, LLMSW
Manuela Uribe, MSW, LLMSW, graduated from the University of Michigan in 2017 with a Master’s degree in Social Work with concentrations in Interpersonal Practice and Mental Health. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Nutrition from Central Michigan University. Manuela completed her internship at Washtenaw County Community Mental Health in the Adult Outpatient Therapy program. She has experience working with individuals who struggle with conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety, depression, Borderline Personality Disorder, substance Use Disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Manuela utilizes evidence-based therapy such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused therapy, and Trauma-Focused CBT.
Specializes in working with: Bilingual (English/Spanish) pre-teens, adolescents, and adults.
Areas of Practice: Anxiety, Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Trauma, Relationship Problems, Substance abuse, Borderline Personality Disorder, Anger Management, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Behavior problems, Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia.