We are a group of doctoral and masters level psychologists with specialized training in effectively treating psychological and behavioral difficulties. We research the treatments that work and we have the desire, training, and skillfulness to help.
Dr. Tamara Loverich
Dr. Loverich is an owner and primary Licensed Psychologist in the practice. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2002 where she specialized in understanding and changing excessive behaviors such as losses of sexual self-control, and cognitive behavioral assessment and treatment (including mindfulness and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) for a variety of difficulties. Dr. Loverich has been a university professor since 2001, where she has maintained a research program that focuses on understanding how people use behaviors such as eating, substance abuse, smoking, internet use, television watching and others to feel better, and how to help people to manage thoughts and feelings differently. Dr. Loverich has been a psychotherapist since 1994, and has supervised masters and doctoral students in training since 2001. Special areas of interest include mindfulness and acceptance-based therapies, sustaining weight loss, family-based weight loss and obesity prevention, emotional and experiential avoidance, sexual abuse recovery and prevention, helping people to create the lives they want to live, and concerns related to culture. Dr. Loverich has been fully licensed to practice psychology in the state of Michigan since 2007.
Michele Thompson, M.S., L.L.P.
Michele Thompson is a Limited License Psychologist with a Master’s degree from Eastern Michigan University. She has received training in mindfulness and acceptance-based therapies, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and has been part of a Dialectical Behavior Therapy team providing individual therapy and skills training. Michele has worked with individuals and families who have experienced trauma, such as domestic violence, abuse, divorce, and grief, and has utilized evidenced-based treatment including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy. She has been certified as a Trauma and Loss Specialist through the National Institute of Trauma and Loss and has conducted training for professionals and parents about the treatment of trauma and the utility of incorporating ACT. Michele has a passion for helping individuals develop emotion regulation skills and identify what would make their lives more meaningful.
Elizabeth Rodems, LMSW
Elizabeth Rodems is a fully licensed clinical social worker with practice experience in inpatient and outpatient settings in southeast Michigan. Elizabeth has worked with a diverse clients dealing with concerns including depression, anxiety, bereavement, and chronic illness. She practices mindfulness-based therapies, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She received her MSW from the University of Michigan and completed her field education at Michigan Medicine.