Saginaw

5024 North Center Road
Saginaw, MI 48604
989-790-3130

Meet our Saginaw Specialists

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Cindy Lancaster LMSW, CCDP-D

Cindy is our Site Supervisor and has worked in various settings in the mental health field¬† including private clinics, Genesee County Mental Health Court, local school district, Children’s Protective Services, and adoption services. She has more than 20 years experience in the mental health field and is licensed in the state of Michigan as a Licensed Master Social Worker. Cindy works with all ages of clientele who are dealing with issues of depression, anxiety, mood disorders, relationship issues, and trauma, including abuse history. Her primary focus in working with clients is to help them develop and achieve their own goals through various types of psycho-therapeutic approaches, including cognitive-behavioral, solution-focus, and psychodynamic. She does not utilize any one strict approach when working with clients, as she believes that all people are different and the best approach to help each patient achieve their goals would also be different.

Education:
Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from Walden University
Certificates/Licenses:
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
Developmental Plan for Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CCDP-D)
Professional Organizations:
National Association of Social Work (NASW)
National Association of Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Special Interests:
Chronic Trauma, Vicarious Trauma, Family/Marriage Therapy, Substance Abuse
Outside Work Interest:
Married with three adult children and two fur babies. Enjoys being on the water, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

Michael H. Mersy LMSW, M.DIV, CAADC

Michael has extensive experience in treating anxiety, depression and substance abuse. He has been trained in EMDR techniques that address the effects of trauma. Michael is very interested in spirituality and holistic healing – body, mind and spirit.

Education:
Masters Degree in Social Work form Wayne State University
Master of Divinity form Lutheran Seminary, St. Paul, MN
Certificates/Licenses:
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC)
Professional Organizations:
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association (EMDRIA)
Special Interests:
EMDR, PTSD
Outside Work Interest:
Married with two children
Enjoys his dogs, reading, travel and metaphysics

Robin Fenlon LMSW, ACSW, CAADC, RPT-S

Robin has significant experience working with individuals, couples and children. She has previously worked in a treatment center for addicted mothers and their children. Robin uses several therapeutic techniques geared towards each individual’s needs. She has a passion for play and sand tray therapy. Robin has also obtained her supervisory certificate in play therapy.

Education:
Masters Degree in Social Work from Michigan State University
Certificates/Licenses:
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC)
Supervisory Certification in Play Therapy (RPT-S)
Professional Organizations:
National Association of Social Workers (NASW) member
National Play Therapy Association
Special Interests:
Play Therapy, Sand Tray, PTSD and Anxiety
Outside Work Interests:
Married with three children and four grandchildren
Enjoys movies, books, swimming and biking

Steve Johnson LMSW, DD

Steve brings to LIST over 35 years of clinical experience. Over the years he has treated clients, both adults and children, with a wide variety of disorders including those related to grief, loss, marital conflicts and domestic violence.

Education:
Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan
Universal Life Monastery Doctorate in Divinity
Certificates/Licenses:
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
Certified Christian Counselor
Professional Organization:
National Association of Social Workers (ACSW) member
Clinical Social Work Association
International Federation of Social Workers
National Association of Black Social Workers
North American Association of Christians in Social Work
Special Interests:
Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, Major Depression, Domestic Violence and Grief/Loss
Outside Work Interests:
Enjoys hiking in state and national parks, also enjoys boating on the Great Lakes

Charles Wood MA, LPC

Chuck has extensive experience pragmatic approaches through cognitive behavioral therapy with marriage, family and individual counseling to treat a wide spectrum of disorders of mental health and substance abuse. He also specializes in spiritual faith based therapy where desired by clients.

Education:
Bachelors Degree from Michigan State University
Masters Degree from Ball State University
Certificates/Licenses:
Licensed Professional Counselor
Special Interests:
Marriage, Family, Spiritual Faith Based, Anxiety and Depression
Outside Work Interests:
Photography, Family, Eight Grandchildren, Married 36 Years, 4 Children
Travel, Reading, Leadership Development

Ruth Andrus LMSW, CTS

Ruth has worked with victims of trauma and abuse for 25 years. She also has experience working with sexual offenders, their families and the families of their victims.

Education:
Masters Degree in Social Work
Certificates/Licenses:
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
Certified Trauma Specialist (CTS)
Special Interests:
Victim and Trauma Issues
Outside Work Interest:
Ruth enjoys reading and traveling
She has two daughters and eight grandchildren

Call our Saginaw Office to schedule an appointment: 989-790-3130