“Dr. Mike” has served many clients/agencies since the 1980’s, having been a researcher, counselor, therapist supervisor, community MHC clinical director, workshop instructor, private practice owner, and independent behavioral health consultant. He has treated those from childhood to the elderly, tailoring services to meet one’s individual needs, using a BPSS (Bio-Psycho-Social-Spiritual) approach that is energetic, informative, and empowering. His consults offer insight/perspective to both clients and service providers, to help address their concerns/issues, all in ‘real time.’
In 1983, he received his bachelor’s degree in biology and psychology from the Univ. of Dayton. In 1988, he received his doctorate in Applied Biopsychology from the Univ. of New Orleans, with an emphasis on cognition and the neurobiological bases of depression and dementia. From 1991-2005, he owned a dynamic child/family clinical private practice that focused on behavioral/emotional issues. Since 1991, he has consulted with facilities/county boards that serve persons with developmental disabilities. He also continues to work with persons with memory issues, associated with Alzheimer’s and other neurocognitive disorders.
“A Ray of Hope strives to help people experience a better life,” he comments. “And to do so within such a caring atmosphere, makes working towards this goal all the more rewarding.”