Leah Mackus is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adolescents and adults in Michigan. Leah offers a vast array of clinical interests; however, she specializes in anxiety, relationship issues and adoption. Her interest in mental and behavioral healthcare started during her childhood. She had the honor of being part of a meaningful therapeutic alliance for several years. She seeks to foster this during every encounter while also helping navigate life’s challenges, focus on personal growth and develop a stronger sense of purpose.

Leah’s approach to therapy is collaborative, person-centered, non-judgmental and strength-based. Her clinical skillset is eclectic, and she believes in tailoring treatment to individual goals.

Leah loves to travel, is an avid reader and is an adoptee, in addition to being an adoptive parent!

“Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up.”

Angela is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to children, adolescents and adults in Michigan. She offers a wide variety of clinical issues that she treats and her expertise lies in geriatric therapy, child/adolescent therapy, depression, anxiety and stress management. 

Her interest in working in behavioral health care began as a young child living in a multicultural community. She could see the many barriers and was drawn to empowering and increasing mental health care needed to overcome those barriers.  

Angela is a big supporter of compassionate therapeutic care. Her approach to care is to offer a welcoming non-judgmental, warm and supportive environment for her patients.  

Angela enjoys traveling to Arizona and Hawaii. She also enjoys classical music, specifically violin and piano.  

“Take one day at a time and it is okay to take baby steps.” 

Brian Shaffer is a licensed professional counselor offering services to adolescents and adults in Michigan. He has a variety of clinical interests; however, he specializes in grief counseling, trauma and abuse, addiction, substance abuse, anxiety disorders and mood disorders. 

Varnell Person-Turner is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adults in Michigan. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in anxiety disorders, attachment disorders, grief counseling, stress management and parentingVarnell believes there is no such thing as a “one-size-fits-all” spectrum of care in behavioral health. In her practice, she focuses on what she believes to be three of the many important tools of healthy behavior: empowerment, education and insight. 

Varnell’s interest in mental and behavioral healthcare came from her motherHer mother was her mentor and motivator, and modeled compassion, care and service to others. Varnell believes that she’s never been able to fill her shoes, but she thought that a career in mental and behavioral health was a good place to start. 

Varnell’s biggest accolades have come from the smallest people. She believes that learning never ends and she loves to travel. 

“Peace puts you in a place of power.” 

Dr. Gurtej Mann is a board-certified psychiatrist offering services to adolescent and adult residents in California and Michigan. He has a vast array of clinical interests; however, his specializations are adult psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders 

If you are in crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a free, 24-hour hotline at 1.800.273.8255. If your issue is an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.