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Kiernan Gamel, LLMSW, CCS, CAADC, SAP

Kiernan Gamel, LLMSW, CCS, CAADC, SAP

Substance Abuse Services Supervisor
Telephone: 517/629-0236

Information: Kiernan holds a Master's in Social Work from Eastern Michigan University with a concentration in Mental Health and Chemical Dependency. He is a Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS) and Certified Advance Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC).

Kiernan has extensive experience in mental health diagnosis and treatment. For the past thirty years, he has specialized in the prevention and treatment of chemical dependency as a program manager, lead counselor, program coordinator, and substance abuse specialist. During this time, he has worked in a wide range of socio-cultural settings, such as in California at the Betty Ford Center and the Riverside County Substance Abuse Program; in the West Indies at Crossroads, Eric Clapton's chemical dependency treatment center; and in Michigan at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Michigan Department of Corrections, and Family Services and Children's Aid.

Currently, Kiernan works as a substance abuse specialist at Albion College in Albion, Michigan and as a program manager at Catholic Charities of Jackson, Lenawee & Hillsdale Counties in Michigan. At Catholic Charities he is responsible for overseeing both community and prison based programs across the state of Michigan.

Kiernan resides in Jackson County Michigan with his wife, Amelia. They both enjoy volunteering in a variety of social and educational programs that help people develop skills that lead to strong, stable living. Kiernan also enjoys spending time with family, weight lifting, biking, golfing, and swimming.

Michelle Croce, Psy.D.

Michelle Croce

Training Director
Telephone: 517/629-0236

Information: Michelle Croce received her PsyD in Clinical Psychology from Union Institute and University in 2013. She has worked extensively with survivors of sexual assault and childhood trauma, families with school aged children, and college students, and has experience with a variety of mental and physical health problems including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, AD/HD and learning disabilities, and family and relationship issues. Her treatment approach incorporates research and client preferences, blending cognitive behavioral therapy principles, systemic strategies, and mindfulness practices. Michelle believes that people often have tools which, when identified, accessed and nurtured, can aide in problem resolution and improve overall life satisfaction.

Amanda Bode, M.S.

Amanda Bode

Psychologist/Substance Abuse Specialist
Telephone: 517/629-0236

Information: Amanda has a Master's of Science in Clinical Psychology from Eastern Michigan University and a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Calvin College. She is currently pursing certification to become a certified advanced alcohol and drug counselor through the University of Michigan. Amanda especially enjoys working with clients who are struggling with interpersonal concerns, depression, anxiety, grief, health concerns, and/or substance abuse or misuse.

Robert Slattery, M. D.


Consulting Psychiatrist
Telephone: 517/629-0236

Information: Dr. Slattery is a Psychiatrist in the private practice of Jungian Psychotherapy in Ann Arbor Michigan. He is a graduate of Yale College and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is a former documentary filmmaker and is now a candidate at the Clinical Training Program of the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago. His hobbies are writing and his cat, Molly.

Amanda Sternitzky, Psys., TLLP


Pre-doctoral Intern
Telephone: 517/629-0236

Information: Amanda is a pre-doctoral intern working to complete her PsyD in Clinical Psychology from the Michigan School of Professional Psychology. She received her Master’s of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the Michigan School of Professional Psychology and her Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from Louisiana Tech University. Amanda has experience working in a variety of settings. Her clinical interests include but are not limited to, family and relational issues, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, identity concerns, life transitions and adjustment issues.

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