Bay City

126 Washington Ave.
Bay City, MI 48708
989-684-7977

Meet our Bay City Specialists

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Rachel Keyes LMSW

Rachel, our Site Supervisor, has experience serving individuals and families across the lifespan with various adjustment, mood and co-occurring disorders. Rachel utilizes a person-centered, strengths-based approach when creating and implementing individualized treatment plans with her clients. Rachel often integrates cognitive behavioral therapy concepts with a mind-body connection focus aiming to improve overall wellness.  Rachel is compassionate about those she serves and is committed to facilitating the therapeutic process.

Education:
Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from Michigan State University
Certificates/Licenses:
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) and CAADC
Developmental Plan (DP-C)
Special Interests:
Women’s health, fertility and pregnancy loss
Outside Work Interests:
Gardening, arts & crafts, exercising and spending time with family and friends

Diane Hobson LMSW, ACSW, LFMT

Diane utilizes an eclectic approach to treatment and has experience working with adults and children. Her strengths lie in cognitive behavioral and play therapy. Therapy is a creative process to help others grow and achieve their fullest potential.

Education:
Master Degree in Social Work from the University of Kentucky
Certificates/Licenses:
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Professional Organizations:
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Tri-County Psychotherapist Association
Special Interests:
Mood Disorders
Outside Work Interests:
Church choir, knitting, creative writing, reading, nature

Kaitlyn Ockerman LMSW, DP-C

Kaitlyn has experience working with all age groups who experience depression, anxiety, and mood disorders. Kaitlyn uses strengths-based therapy as well as cognitive behavioral therapy to facilitate the therapeutic process.
Education:
Masters Degree in Social Work from Michigan State University
Certificates/Licenses:
Limited License Social Worker (LLMSW)
Special Interests:
Adolescents and self-esteem building
Outside Work Interests:
Reading, watching movies, cross-stitch

Kaitlyn Tobin MA, LLP, DP-C

Kaitlyn utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral strategies to treat a range of disorders in both adults and children. She has experience working with people with developmental disabilities, children and teenagers with behavioral issues and adults with depression, anxiety and other severe mental illnesses . Kaitlyn takes a collaborative approach to working with clients in order to focus on their strength’s. She is passionate about helping others incorporate mindfulness and motivation into their everyday lives. Other treatment modalities include Solution- Focused Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Education:
Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from The Michigan School of Professional Psychology
Certificates/Licenses:
Limited Licensed Psychologist (LLP)
Special Interests:
Mood Disorders and Behavioral issues
Outside Work Interests:
Distance running and outdoor activities

Tracey Little MA, LLPC

Tracey has experience using cognitive behavioral therapy and solutions-focused therapy to treat depression, anxiety, and mood disorders. She has experience working with LGBTQIA+ individuals and the various cultural specific issues they present with. Tracey uses feminist theory techniques to address social, cultural, and political factors throughout the counseling process. She believes in a holistic approach when treating a client.

Education: 
Masters Degree in Counseling from Central Michigan University
Certificates/Licenses: 
Limited License Professional Counselor (LLPC)
Professional Organizations: 
American Counseling Association (ACA)
Special Interests: 
LGBTQIA+ community

Jazmine Powell LLMSW

Jazmine’s therapeutic style is to use the psychodynamic and positive psychology approaches in helping individuals explore the root causes of their concerns and then using creative methods that are unique to the individual to learn new thoughts and behavior patterns.  Jazmine also examines how the person interacts within the community and his/her interpersonal relationship dynamics.  She is particularly interested in faith-based counseling and father-daughter relationship building consultation.

Education: 
Masters Degree in Psychology and Social Work from the University of Michigan
Certificates/Licenses: 
Limited License Masters in Social Work (LLMSW)
Special Interests: 
Relation between the individual, community, and interpersonal relationship (particular father-daughter relationships)
Outside Work Interests:
Jazmine enjoys playing tennis, writing poetry and acting

Ruth Kilburn-Doxey MA, LPC

Ruth enjoys working with all ages.  She has experience working with survivors of trauma as well as domestic and sexual violence.  Ruth also has experience working with a wide array of mental health concerns including depression, anxiety and relationship/family issues.

Education: 
Masters Degree in Counseling from Spring Arbor University
Certificates/Licenses: 
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Special Interests: 
Trauma Recovery, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Domestic Violence
Outside Work Interests:
Married with two children
Enjoys reading, playing the piano and spending time with friends and family.

Jasmine Sledge LLMSW

Jasmine has experience working with teens, young adults and the elderly population. Her strategy is to meet the clients where they are, and encourage them to grow at their own pace. She understands that in life, everyone is going to need some type of assistance. Jasmine is willing and able to aid those who struggle with their day to day stressors that life may bring. She plans to continue thriving as a therapist.

Education: 
Masters Degree in Social Work from Michigan State University
Certificates/Licenses: 
Limited Licensed Master Social Worker (LLMSW)
Special Interests: 
Working with teens, young adults and seniors
Outside Work Interests:
Jasmine enjoys traveling in her free time.

Stephanie Blake LLMSW

Stephanie has clinical experience working with children and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. She is very interested in expanding her clinical expertise to encompass therapeutic modalities such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Art Therapy.

Education: 
Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from Aurora University
Certificates/Licenses: 
Limited Licensed Master Social Worker (LLMSW)
Professional Organizations:
American Communication Association
Special Interests: 
Domestic violence, sexual assault, and children’s therapy
Outside Work Interests:
Hobbies include: painting, drums, guitar, and archery. Stephanie is also pursuing a doctoral in forensic psychology.

Tracy Eagle LLPC

Tracy has experience working in multiple aspects of substance use disorder, including outpatient, residential, inpatient, detox and Medicated Assisted Treatment. She has also worked with domestic violence, sexual abuse and human trafficking survivors through past employments.

Education: 
Master of Science – Mental Health Counseling from Walden University
Certificates/Licenses: 
Limited License Professional Counselor (LLPC), Certified Advance Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), Clinically Certified Human Trafficking Victim Service Provider
Special Interests: 
PTSD
Outside Work Interests:
Tracy likes to spend time with her kids who are both grown and live down state. She also loves walking her dogs!

Call our Bay City Office to schedule an appointment: 989-684-7977