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Dr. Thomas R. Clark is the President and Executive Director of Alpha Psychological Services and is a clinical and police psychologist. He also specializes in addictions (once the director of a substance abuse residential facility), sports psychology, anxiety, mood disorders, sexual dysfunction, as well as post-traumatic stress disorders.  Dr. Clark has traveled widely in the United States, Canada and Europe presenting research and has published papers in several psychological and psychiatric journals. He is a fellow in the Academy of Family Psychology and the American College of Psychology.

   

Dr. Mary Franzen Clark is Associate Director of Alpha Psychological Services. She specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and women’s issues. Dr. Clark has presented research and clinical papers on Eating Disorders to national and international professional organizations, and conducts in-service programs to clinics, hospitals, dental and medical conferences and school personnel. She draws on many years of working with couples and relationships to offer relevant and experienced counseling to couples.  Dr. Mary Clark is also the Midwest Regional Director and former International Board Member for the Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS) and has received their Distinguished Member Award. She currently serves on the board of Directors for Michigan Association of Professional Psychologists. 

   

Anthony R. De Orio, Doctor of Ministry (D. Min.), Master of Science (M.S.) completed his Master of Science degree from Eastern Michigan University in 1999.  He practices as a Michigan Limited License Psychologist under the supervision of a Michigan licensed psychologist.  In addition, he is a doctoral level clergyman ordained in the Presbyterian Church USA.  As a psychologist, he completed a practicum at Huron Valley Center, a maximum security psychiatric prison hospital, and has been practicing since 1999.  He taught as an adjunct faculty at Madonna University.  His specialties include marital issues, addictions (e.g. sex addictions), healing from anger and rage, male and female sexual abuse, depression, dealing with complex problems, achieving wholeness for clergy men and women and integrating faith and life when appropriate for clients.

   

Dr. Joseph Zambo completed his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Wayne State University in 2010, and his Master's degree from University of Detroit-Mercy in 1997 in Clinical and Child Psychology. His undergraduate program was at University of Michigan, Dearborn, majoring in Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology.  He completed additional training at the University Psychiatric Center in Detroit from 1997-1998 when he began working with adults. His specialty areas include child, adolescent and family therapy, as well as adult and couples therapy. As a former police officer, he also works with police and firefighters.

   

Dr. Ronald Boardway is a graduate of Hope College and earned his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Wayne State University in 1994. He completed his internship at Henry Ford Hospital with a specialization in working with children and adolescents. Since that time he has been in private practice with an office in St. Clair Shores as well as at Alpha Psychological Services. He has previously taught in the Wayne State Graduate School of Education and holds an adjunct staff appointment at St. John’s Hospital. Areas of interest include child, adolescent and family therapy dealing with issues of depression, anxiety, behavioral problems and parenting tools; psychological evaluations for ADHD, learning disabilities and developmental disorders, and adult therapy.

   

Dr. Jenni Knowles received her Masters and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Wayne State University.  Her internship was completed at Havenwyck Hospital in the Adolescent Impulse Control Program.  Prior to completing her degree, she worked with adolescents and families in many other programs in the Detroit area for 21 years.  Dr. Knowles previously taught Adolescent Studies at William Tyndale College where she also chaired the Psychology Program.  Currently, she holds an adjunct position at Wayne State University where she teaches Child and Adolescent Psychology.  Areas of interest include psychological evaluations, adolescent issues, family and marital therapy.

   

 

Dr. Patricia Moylan is a clinical neuropsychologist. She earned her doctorate at Boston University and spent four years at Harvard Medical Center completing her pre-and post-doctoral training and doing research.   Trained in both pediatric and adult neuropsychology, she evaluates and treats individuals with known or suspected brain insult including traumatic brain injury, stroke, birth trauma and degenerative disease.  Dr. Moylan is on staff in the Dept. of Neurosurgery at Children’s Hospital of Michigan.  She has performed Independent Medical Exams and has testified as an expert medical witness for litigation purposes.  Other areas of interest include Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, adoption and birth trauma. 

   

Dr. Kristen Beyer is a fully licensed clinical psychologist. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy in 1997. She worked at Children's Hospital of Michigan and The Neurosurgery Group where she specialized in the evaluation of brain-behavior relationships in both pediatric and geriatric populations. Dr. Beyer also served as the Social/Behavioral Science Research Coordinator at the FBI's National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime in Quantico, Virginia. During her time at the FBI, she provided peer counseling for the Employee Assistance Program and conducted psychological assessments for the Undercover Safeguard Program. Dr. Beyer has also worked for Mission Critical Psychological Services where she conducted pre-employment evaluations for police officers deploying to Iraq and Afghanistan and provided counseling to federal contractors suffering from PTSD. Dr. Beyer has served as a professor in the graduate psychology departments at Marymount University, Walden University, and Argosy University. In addition to serving the law enforcement community, Dr. Beyer maintains an interest in the evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults suffering with depression, anxiety, and adjustment issues.

   
 
   

Kim Skynar

 

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