Our Therapists

At Ann Arbor Center for the Family, providers include fully-licensed psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, and board-certified psychiatrists. Each professional has her or his own independent practice. You may request an individual provider, or you may Contact the Center for help in finding an available provider.

 

Individual providers' practices are summarized below. For more information on any professional, please follow the link to her or his individual web page.

 

Emily Abbenante-Honold, Ph.D.
Licensed clinical psychologist whose practice includes psychotherapy with children, adolescents, adults and families. Special interests include working with parents of young children, assisting adults and children with ADHD, and working with each client to find the approach that best fits their needs. (Participates with BCBS PPO, BCBS Traditional plans, and Blue Care Network.)

Naomi Alcaine, Ph.D.
Licensed clinical psychologist whose practice includes psychotherapy and neuropsychological testing for children, adolescents, and adults. Special interests include anxiety disorders and parent-child relationship problems, as well as testing for learning disabilities and attentional disorders such as ADHD. (Participates with BCBS PPO and BCBS Traditional)

Manal Assi, M.D.
Child and adult psychiatrist interested in the psychiatric evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents, adults, and families.

Dan DeSena, LMSW
Clinical social worker whose practice includes work with teenagers, adults, and families. He specializes in situations in which anxiety is a primary challenge. He has a special interest in helping people that have been through traumatic experiences and experience anxiety and depression as a result. (Participates with Medicare, BCBS PPO, BCBS Traditional, and MESSA. Off panel with Cigna and Aetna)

Douglas Ensor, Ph.D.
Licensed psychologist whose practice includes therapy with children, adults, couples, and families. His interests include the relationship between school and family problems, and families with members who have disabilities or chronic medical disorders. He also is a consultant and trainer to a number of agencies on these issues. (Participates with BCBS PPO, BCBS Traditional,  MESSA, and Medicare)

Joy Wolfe Ensor, Ph.D.
Licensed psychologist whose general practice includes children, adolescents, families, and adults.  She is now an Emerita Affiliate working with her current clients and is no  longer accepting new referrals.

Paul Estenson, Ph.D.
Licensed clinical psychologist whose practice includes therapy with children, adults, couples, and families. Particular interests include issues related to compulsive/ addictive behaviors, chronic illness, and older adults. He has had extensive experience with hospital treatment of substance abuse and psychiatric problems and with consultation to both treatment settings and schools. (Participates with BCBS PPO, BCBS Traditional, MESSA, and Medicare)

Gabrielle Gruber, LMSW
Fully licensed clinical social worker. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Her special areas of interest include, but are not limited to, treating anxiety, trauma, emotion dysregulation, and offering parent guidance. Her style is empathic, collaborative, and utilizes integrative treatment modalities. (Participates with BCBS, BCBS PPO, and MESSA)

Hilda Halabu, Ph.D.

Licensed clinical psychologist whose practice includes therapy with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Special interests include adoption, divorce, loss and bereavement, as well as domestic violence and other traumatic experiences. (Participates with BCBS, BCBS PPO, Blue Care Network. and U of M Premier Care).

Moira Hubbard, Psy.D.
Licensed clinical psychologist whose practice includes adolescents, adults, and families. She has particular interest in women’s issues including eating disorders, relationship concerns and addictive behaviors. She is trained in short-term treatment strategies and takes a collaborative, strength-promoting approach. She participates with BCBS of Michigan, BCBS PPO, and MESSA. 

Lori Lichtman, Psy.D.
Licensed clinical psychologist whose practice includes children, adolescents, adults, couples, parents, and families. Her special interests include working with families with a Deaf member, developing and fostering parent-child relationships, developing relaxation and coping skills for children, and facilitating client's’ prenatal and postpartum adjustment. (Participates with BCBS PPO, MESSA, and Medicare)

Eileen Mollen, Ph.D.
Licensed clinical psychologist whose general practice includes therapy with children, adolescents, families, and adults. She has extensive experience with adherence and coping with chronic medical conditions; working with all family members when a parent or child has a medical condition; and bereavement work. She is also interested in a range of therapy issues with children and adolescents, anxiety and/or depression in adults, as well as working with parents of young children. (Participates with BCBS PPO and BCBS Traditional.)

Andrew Orosan-Weine, Ph.D.
Licensed psychologist whose practice includes children, adolescents, parents, families, and adults. His ways of working draw from cognitive-behavioral, family systems, and psychodynamic orientations. He often aims to foster coping and communication skills among clients of any age. With children and adolescents, he utilizes play therapy. With families or individuals, he helps explore and rework patterns of behavior in one's current, original, and extended families. He is co-author of Helping Transfer Children: Strategies for Educational and Social Readjustment (Jossey-Bass, 1992). (Dr. Orosan-Weine participates with BCBS MI, MESSA, BCBS PPO, Blue Care Network [BCN], Health Alliance Plan (HMO, PPO, POS, EPO), Magellan, Cofinity, Aetna PPO, Aetna Choice POS II, Aetna Elect Choice, and Aetna Managed Care.)

Rebecca Osterhout, Ph.D.
Licensed clinical psychologist whose practice includes psychotherapy with adults and couples.  Her special interests include but are not limited to: relationship distress, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, depressive disorders, and adjustment to life transitions.  Participates with BCBS PPO and BCBS Traditional plans.

Philip Saragoza, M.D.
Psychiatrist specializing in the evaluation and treatment of a wide variety of adult mental health conditions. Treatment is tailored to the needs of the individual, whether that includes medication, psychotherapy, or both. Particular expertise in working with individuals experiencing significant loss or life changes, as well as problems in the workplace. (Participates with BCBS PPO)

Ellen Barahal Taylor, Ph.D.
Licensed psychologist whose practice includes the treatment of children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Her clinical interests include: temperamentally “difficult” children; parent/child conflicts; the evaluation and diagnosis of developmental and learning problems; school adjustment; depression and the impact of divorce on families. Along with her clinical practice, Dr. Taylor is trained in divorce mediation and works with families to mediate divorce related issues. (Participates with BCBS PPO, BCBS Traditional, MESSA, and Medicare)

Mary Whiteside, Ph.D.
Mary F. Whiteside, Ph.D. has retired from her therapy, mediation, and consultation practice. She remains an Emeritus Affiliate at the Center. She can be contacted by phone at 734-995-0639 or by email at mwhiteside@igc.org