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Staff Bios

Yolanda Bellinger, MSW, LLMSW – Yolanda is the Director of Behavioral Health Services at Westlund Guidance Clinic. She earned her Bachelors of Family Life Education from Spring Arbor University and her Master of Social Work Degree from Michigan State University. Yolanda has experience in the treatment of numerous mental health diagnoses and treatment such as individual sex offender treatment, individual therapy with children and adults with severe mental illness and co-occurring disorders. She also works with couples and provides, premarital and marital counseling. She works with individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, and substance abuse. Yolanda has a special interest working with those experiencing the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder that lead to anxiety, depression, and/or substance use. Yolanda believes in creating a safe space to allow people to work through past trauma. Yolanda also leads the Children’s Trauma Assessment Center where assessments are conducted for children in order to gain a better understanding on how the child’s traumatic exposures have impacted development, behavioral functioning and social emotional health. Yolanda is state certified in Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). This is specialized treatment to assist children, who have experienced life threatening events, and their families find healthy ways to express the emotions that arise as result of the events. Outside of work Yolanda is involved in her church and enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

Mica Brownfield, MA, NCC, LPC – Mica is the Clinical Director at Westlund Guidance Clinic. Mica is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Mica earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Phoenix and her Master of Arts in Community Counseling at Argosy University in Atlanta, Georgia. Mica also earned a Marriage and Family Therapy certification at Argosy University. Mica has experience with various mental health diagnosis and disorders, as well as a vast array of demographics and populations; including children, adolescent, adult, couples, and families. Mica oversees the Children’s Outpatient and Case Management, Enhanced Adult Outpatient, and School Based Therapy programs at Westlund Guidance Clinic.

Outpatient Services

Therapists:

Brandi Fisher, MSW, LMSW Kayla Irrer, MSW, LMSW
Dawn Ohlendorf, MSW, LMSW Kelly Lewis, MSW, LMSW
Nicole Bastian, MSW, LMSW, CAADC
Herbert (Herb) Herd, MSW, LMSW
Jane Bohlinger, MSW, LMSW Sarah Deman, MA, LPC
Julie Anklam, MSW, LMSW
Yolanda Bellinger, MSW, LLMSW

Trauma Assessment Team:

Nicole Bastian, MSW, LMSW, CAADC
Kaitlyn Patton, MOT, OTRL Kayla Meaux, BA
Julie Ott, LLBSW
School-Based Therapists: Case Managers:
Brianna Renno, MSW, LMSW Kayla Meaux, BA
Caitlin Foster MSW, LMSW Julie Ott, LLBSW
Gina Fortino, MA, LLPC
Kristin Schiattone, MSW, LLMSW

Psychiatrists:
Hema Talasila, MD – works with adults
Venkat Talasila, MD – works with children to age 18

Autism Services

Behavior Specialists: Occupational Therapist
Heather Gilmore, MSW, LLMSW, BCBA Kaitlyn Patton, MOT, OTRL
Front Dest Coordinator
Leslie Smith
Behavior Technicians
Brandie Baechler
Jovanna McDuffy
Hailee Hall Katherine Lewis
Ginger Hasse

Support Staff

Office Manager Billing Coordinator
Danielle Rugenstein Megan Rogers
Intake Specialist Front Desk Coordinator
Kelly Coleman Erica Scroggins