Charissa is from the U.P. and loves being close to friends and family, as well as having the opportunity to give back to her community. She appreciates that the staff members at the clinic take pride in their work and put patients first. The staff is a fun group of professionals to collaborate and coordinate care with.
In her spare time, she enjoys playing and watching sports, reading, trying new restaurants, spending time outdoors and with family.
Motivating individuals for change
Play therapy techniques
Charissa has 3 rescue dogs and volunteers annually with Specials Olympics of Michigan.
Graduate School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2007
Fellowship, The Guidance Center, In-Home Children’s Therapy, Metro Detroit area.
National Association of Social Workers
National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, Acu-Detox Specialist
Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Clinical License, Master’s of Social Work, State of Michigan