DR. Stephanie Hillebrand, PSY.D.

DR. STEPHANIE HILLEBRAND, PSY.D.

Stephanie Hillebrand, Psy.D. is a Licensed Psychologist in the state of Michigan. She founded Independence Counseling & Psychological Services and is the Director of the clinic. Dr. Hillebrand attended the University of Michigan for her undergraduate studies, completing a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. Dr. Hillebrand received the degrees of Master of Arts and Doctor of Psychology focused on Humanistic and Clinical Psychology from the Michigan School of Professional Psychology in 2011. She has been working in a clinical setting since 2006 through internships, volunteer opportunities, and full time employment. Dr. Hillebrand is active with the Rotary Club of Howell, Howell Chamber of Commerce, BNI Howell Chapter, and the American Psychological Association. Dr. Hillebrand specializes in cognitive behavioral and humanistic therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. Her clinical interests include the treatment of depression, anxiety, stress related to life transitions, issues of grief and loss, relationship and family conflict, and incidents of trauma. Dr. Hillebrand has a strong desire to be a support for the community in addition to clinical work. She is also passionate about the training and supervision of new psychologists coming into the field.
Natasha Marrero, M.A.

NATASHA MARRERO, M.A.

Natasha Marrero, M.A. is a Temporary Limited Licensed Psychologist. Mrs. Marrero attended the University of Puerto Rico in Carolina’s campus for her undergraduate studies, completing a Bachelor of Arts in Forensic Psychology. She received the degree of Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the Michigan School of Psychology in July 2020. She has actively been part of clinical settings since 2015 through internships and volunteer opportunities that have allowed her to expand her knowledge and experience. Mrs. Marrero’s therapeutic approach is humanistic therapy with a holistic approach for children, adolescents, and adults. Her clinical interests include the treatment of depression, anxiety, stress related to life transitions, issues of grief and loss, relationship and family conflict, and incidents of trauma. Mrs. Marrero is bilingual, conducting therapy in Spanish as well as English. Mrs. Marrero is very driven and passionate about supporting the community.
Carmela Masters, M.A

CARMELA MASTERS, M.A.

Carmela Masters, M.A is a Temporary Limited Licensed Psychologist. She attended Grand Valley State University and completed a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in both Communications and Criminal Justice. Mrs. Masters graduated from the Michigan School of Psychology in 2020 and is working to become a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Her theoretical orientation is an integrated perspective of humanistic-existential and psychoanalytical principals. Mrs. Masters utilizes this approach to treatment with clients of all ages. She utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, personality theory, and enneagrams to create individualized treatment plans. Mrs. Masters’ clinical concentrations include depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, self-esteem concerns, relationship and family conflict, and grief and loss. She is LGBTQ+ friendly.
Carmela Masters, M.A

KYLE JUSTIN, M.A.

Kyle Justin, M.A. is a Temporary Limited Licensed Psychologist. Mr. Justin attended Alma College in Michigan for his undergraduate studies, completing a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. He received the degree of Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the Michigan School of Psychology in July 2018. He has actively participated within clinical settings since 2015 through internships and volunteer opportunities, which have allowed him to build his knowledge and experience working with diverse populations. Mr. Justin’s therapeutic approach is emotion-focused and humanistic, which involves guiding clients to understand, connect, and utilize their emotional strengths. His clinical interests include the treatment of depression, anxiety, stress related to life transitions, issues of grief and loss, relationship and family conflict, and incidents of trauma. As a former shift worker, he aims to provide flexible hours for night shifters as part of his practice.

Carmela Masters, M.A

SERENY MATHIS, M.A.

Sereny Mathis, M.A. is a Temporary Limited Licensed Psychologist. She attended Western Michigan University and completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Psychology. Soon after, she attended the Michigan School of Psychology and received her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology in July 2022. She has a diverse background in psychological testing and working in marginalized communities which allowed her to broaden her scope of competence. Her specialty is an integrative approach to cognitive behavioral and trauma therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. She utilizes attachment theory, humanistic and existential concepts, and interpersonal contexts to formulate unique, individualized treatment plans. Ms. Mathis’ clinical interests include anxiety and mood disorders, trauma related experiences, life transitions, loss and grief, couples and family conflict, evidence-based practice in group psychotherapy, and academic and intellectual based psychological testing. Ms. Mathis is passionate about providing culturally responsive care to individuals in the African American and/or other marginalized communities to counteract pre-existing mental health disparities amongst these groups.

Brandon Yerebeck, M.A.

BRANDON YEREBECK, M.A.

Brandon Yerebeck, M.A. is a Licensed Professional Counselor. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Religious Studies at Michigan State University. Mr. Yerebeck graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 2018 with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and obtained full licensure in 2022. Mr. Yerebeck’s therapeutic orientation combines perspectives from client-centered, behavioral, and psychodynamic traditions. This approach aims to help clients better understand themselves and their behaviors so they can find themselves living a life more in line with their goals and values. He has worked with children as young as 10, along with adolescents and adults up to age 70. He utilizes mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy, and attachment-based techniques in his work to develop unique, personalized treatment plans for every client. Mr. Yerebeck has had experience working with depression, anxiety, ADD/ADHD, trauma, life transitions, relationship and marital conflict, family struggles, and personality disorders. He has also worked with the LGBTQ+ population on a variety of issues. Mr. Yerebeck strongly believes that no one is defined solely by their pain or their struggles, and he is very passionate about the belief that everyone deserves the opportunity to change and grow.

Marlene Henriquez, M.A.

MARLENE HENRIQUEZ, M.A.

Marlene Henriquez, M.A. is a Limited Licensed Professional Counselor. She attended William Paterson University of New Jersey and completed her Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Sociology with a Criminal Justice concentration and a minor in Psychology. Ms. Henriquez graduated from Siena Heights University in 2018 with a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health and is currently working on completing her doctorate in Clinical Sexology. Her therapeutic approach is an amalgamation of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Attachment-Based Therapy. Ms. Henriquez has training and education in intimacy issues, sexual dysfunctions, and sex work and works with adult men and women, other genders, and LBGTQ+ populations. Additionally, Ms. Henriquez has specialties in anxiety, depression, Borderline Personality Disorder, and ADD/ADHD. She has experience working with ages 12-65.

Adrianne Lee, M.A.

ADRIANNE LEE, M.A.

Adrianne Lee is a Limited Licensed Psychologist. In 2010, she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Madonna University. She received her degree of Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the Michigan School of Psychology in July 2021. Since 2010, Ms. Lee has culminated clinical experiences to include training and education in assisting children and adults with navigating developmental challenges, medical difficulties, and disruptions in family systems. Her therapeutic approach includes Humanistic and Interpersonal Therapies in addition to the use of behavioral principles.  Ms. Lee’s clinical concentrations include anxiety, ADD/ ADHD, depression, cultural issues, life transitional issues, grief/loss, parenting, spirituality, and interpersonal conflicts. She is LGBTQ+ friendly.  She is passionate about assisting individuals in developing autonomy while discovering the ability to create change in their lives.

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