Domonika is s Licensed Master Clinician and the owner of Uplift & Inspire.She has provided therapy to diverse populations for the past ten years in the health care field. She brings the mindfulness based approach into therapy sessions along with strength based, culturally sensitive and compassion focused therapy. It is her belief that a therapeutic relationship requires understanding of communication styles, cultural awareness and simply what works best for each individual person.She has worked with a variety of clients from diverse backgrounds.She is here to help create a safe place for you to speak freely without feelings of judgement, backlash or creating self-doubt. Her goal is to help provide you with a few extra tools to increase your inner balance and peace. Domonika loves to spend time with family during her spare time and singing out of tune when no one is around.
“Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better. It’s about befriending who we are already”. -Pema Chödrön
Kyler is a Limited Licensed Master Clinician. He graduated from University of Cincinnati with a concentration in children and families. Kyler is open to seeing clients of all backgrounds and ages. He is a strong ally of the LGBTQ+ community and aims to create a comfortable space for each of his clients. Kyler has experience providing therapy for individuals, families, children, and adolescents. Kyler uses a trauma-informed approach to therapy and has experience treating a wide range of symptoms including those resulting from depression, anxiety, anger, self-esteem, family conflict, ADHD, PTSD, and issues related to gender identity and sexuality. He uses a variety of therapeutic techniques including mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing. Whether this is your first time trying therapy or your latest, Kyler will aim to collaborate with you and find an approach to therapy that works best for you."
Michele is a Licensed Master Clinician with her concentration in mental health and SUD who is credentialed with the State of Michigan as a CAADC.. She has provided services to groups, individuals, families, couples, adolescents, and children from all walks of life. Michele has assisted clients with depression, ADD, ADHD, bi-polar, anxiety, PTSD, relationship issues, emotional balancing, anger management, disassociation, grief and loss. Each individual has a story to be told; Michele's approach to therapy is to meet the person where they are at without judgment, with empathy, strength based, person centered in a safe environment. Michele believes each person is an individual who has the right to receive services to improve their mental health. Each person has a mind, body, and soul that work together and cannot be separated; if something affects the mind it will also affect the body and soul.
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”- Maya Angelou
Grace is an intern at the agency as she completes her MSW in Clinical Social Work from Walden University. In 2019, she graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Northern Michigan University. Over the past 8 years she has provided mental health services to clients throughout Michigan, Hawaii, Thailand and the Philippines. In her therapy sessions she uses a holistic psychotherapy approach that is trauma informed and culturally sensitive. She believes that having individualized treatment and creating an environment for clients to be their authentic selves is key for any therapeutic relationship. In her free time you might find her swimming with sharks, climbing cliff faces or reading under a tree.
Julie is a Licensed Masters Social Worker in several states along with holding a Limited License in the state of Michigan. Julie graduatedwith her degree from Southern Adventist University. Julie is also a Certified Trauma Professional. Her passion is helping people by providing education, empowerment, and assisting them with recognizing the strength and power within themselves. She is eager to assist clients from all walks of life and has an amazing energy and presence when working with clients. Julie has the most experience working with grief, trauma, anxiety, depression, and coaching.
Avenn is a Limited Licensed Master Clinician who graduated from Wayne State University. Avenn is open to seeing clients of all backgrounds, although focuses on ages 18+ in her practice. She understands the courage it takes others to reach out for support and does not take this lightly. Although she is able to treat a wide-range of symptoms, she has the most experience providing services to people dealing with ADHD, Depression, Trauma ,and Race-Related Issues. Avenn is passionate about providing a safe-environment for her clients to flourish and become their best selves. She uses multiple approaches when providing care for her clients, because she understands that one size does not fit all. In her free time she dedicates a lot of time to learning new things through exploration, reading books, or listening to podcasts."
Cortney is a Limited License Master’s level Clinical Social Worker, with her concentration in mental health and substance use. She has training in trauma work, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, strengths-based treatment, and dialectical behavioral therapy. Cortney values working with clients and couples to build stronger communication, empathy, assertiveness, self-awareness and perspective. Her focus is client-centered self-empowerment within a culture of acceptance. Taking that first brave step toward healing can feel intimidating at first. In order to be successful on your journey to better mental health, you need to feel safe and supported. It is my privilege to provide that to the individuals I serve as a clinical therapist. I strive to ensure my clients feel heard, understood, and learn healthy coping skills needed to navigate past trauma, relationships, anxiety, depression, or daily stressors.
“Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary.” – Fred Rodgers