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Behavioral Medicine Associates
of MidMichigan PC

Eric D. Özkan Eric D. Özkan, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Eric Özkan received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Central Michigan University in 2003 specializing in cognitive behavioral psychotherapy and personality assessment.  He interned at Michigan State University's Counseling Center and is currently a Fully Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Michigan.  In addition to being a practicing psychologist, Dr. Özkan is also a fully trained neurobiologist, having earned an earlier Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Wayne State University in 1993 and completing a fellowship in neurochemistry at the University of Michigan's Mental Health Research Institute from 1994-1998.

As a practicing psychologist, Dr. Özkan has experience diagnosing and treating a wide variety of psychological disorders in adults, adolescents, and children using primarily cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal strategies.  His specialties include the treatment of anxiety disorders and the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of personality disorders.  Comprehensive psychological testing and assessment services are also provided on a case-by-case basis.  In addition to his clinical work with patients, Dr. Özkan was appointed to the Michigan Board of Psychology in 2012 and has severed as Board Chairman since 2016.

Garry Waterman Garry Waterman, LMSW. ACSW
Licensed Masters Social Worker

Garry Waterman is a clinical social worker, having obtained his Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan. He has been employed as a school social worker for 25 years, and has provided outpatient therapy services, through private practice work, for several decades. Garry served in the United States Army, and is skilled in providing services to military personnel.

He works with children, teenagers, adults and families. Common referral concerns include ADD/ADHD, OCD, conduct issues, delinquency issues, Tourette’s, depression, anxiety, learning disabilities, autism and Asperger’s disorders, stress management, grief counseling, anger issues, and sleeping problems. He often sees veterans and military personnel for adjustment issues and concerns. Another specialty area of focus is referrals for traumatic brain injury, trauma from domestic violence, psychological trauma from auto accidents and military combat, PTSD, disability adjustment, pain management and substance abuse.

Garry practices a variety of modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE), Behavior Modification, Ego Psychology, Clinical Hypnosis, Communication Skill Training, and Social Skills Streaming.

Judy McAtee Judy McAtee, LMSW, ACSW
Licensed Masters Social Worker

Judy is a Licensed Master Social Worker earning her Masters degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She has over 25 years of clinical experience serving children, adolescents, adults and the geriatric population. She provides therapeutic intervention for depression, anxiety, grief, anger management and coping with life transitions. She has additional training in treating those with Traumatic Brain Injury, chronic illness/injury and loss and grief. Judy's approach is to use the client’s strengths to increase options for making positive change using cognitive behavioral strategies.

Judy is the mother of four children and enjoys kayaking, camping, knitting and working in community theater.

Sue Lyon Sue Lyon, MA, LPC, CRC
Licensed Professional Counselor

Ms. Lyon earned her MA in Professional Counseling from Central Michigan University in 1998. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in individual therapy with adolescents and adults. Areas of experience and interest include mood disorders, anxiety, relationship, grief and parenting issues. Ms. Lyon also has extensive experience helping individuals facing life transitions and disability issues. Her approach to therapy and counseling include supportive and cognitive behavioral methods, with patients participating actively relative to direction and goals of therapy.

In addition to providing therapy, Ms. Lyon also holds a certification as a vocational rehabilitation counselor and is a certified vocational expert with the Social Security Administration.

In her spare time, Sue enjoys gardening, hanging out with her three dogs, fitness and anything outdoors.

John Scalise John Scalise, MA, LMSW
Licensed Masters Social Worker

John is a Licensed Masters Social Worker and Licensed Professional Counselor. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and received his Master's Degree from Illinois State University. He has 40+ years of experience practicing as a psychotherapist. He specializes in working with adults and adolescents dealing with depression, anxiety and anger problems. He also enjoys working with couples dealing with relationship problems. He utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) and Strategic Family Therapy in his work with individuals and couples. Additionally, he is certified by the Tourette Association of America to provide Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT).

Lynn E. Simons Lynn E. Simons, Psy.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Lynn Simons, completed her undergraduate work at University of Pennsylvania, earned a Master's degree at Illinois State University and her doctorate degree in psychology from Central Michigan University. She has more than thirty years of experience in working with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Dr. Simons is a specialist in behavioral medicine and commonly accepts referrals for concerns such as pain management, adjustment to injury, and adaptation to disease. Other common referrals are for anxiety, depression, marital concerns, end of life issues, grief, and substance abuse. Dr. Simons conducts psychological evaluations, including bariatric assessment, spinal stimulator assessment, parenting fitness, child custody and forensic evaluations for the courts.

Dr. Simons is the mother of four children, loves to quilt and spends her free time reading, gardening, and taking care of rescued dogs.

Travis Pashak Travis Pashak, Ph.D
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Travis Pashak is a licensed psychologist with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Saint Louis University. He completed his APA-accredited clinical internship at Purdue University's Counseling and Psychological Services center. Travis provides psychotherapy and counseling services for adolescents, young adults, and older adults, and works with both individuals and couples.

Travis often treats clients who are struggling with difficulties such as anxiety, stress/trauma, major life changes/adjustments, depression, personality problems, relationship distress, identity concerns (for instance sexuality, religion/spirituality, and racial/ethnic identity among others), and challenges involving grief, loss, and death. His therapy work involves an eclectic blend of approaches, including cognitive-behavioral (i.e., CBT), psychodynamic, multicultural, interpersonal, existential, and humanistic philosophies about mental health and treatment. His primary goal is to provide accurate empathy and genuine care to each client.

Jeff Deitrick Jeff Deitrick, MA
Licensed Masters Social Worker

Jeff has worked in public schools for 31 years as a general and special education social worker, and has worked extensively with children of all ages, enrolled in both public and private school settings. He has a background in helping behaviorally and emotionally challenged children and engaging parents in skill building processes. He has been providing clinical social work in private practice since 2012 with children, adolescents, and adults. He collaborates with clients in forming measurable goals to facilitate growth. Jeff provides psychotherapy and counseling services for children, adolescents, young adults, and older adults, using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in conjunction with elements of play, movement, exposure, behavioral activation, and reflective therapy. He has experience working with persons struggling with, depression, anxiety, trauma, and personality disorders. His work experience includes children with Autism, Emotional Impairments, and Learning Disorders; as well as children experiencing grief, loss, divorce, and other adjustment difficulties. Jeff earned his Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan in 1990.

Jeff has been married for 31 years and has 3 adult children. He enjoys being active including coaching and playing volleyball.

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Midland Office: 1205 East Wackerly Street, Midland, MI 48642 | Phone: 989-832-9161 | Fax: 989-832-8813
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