Our Clinic

 

AT THOMAS PARK MD & ASSOCIATES, WE OFFER A GROUP OF COMPASSIONATE LICENSED CLINICIANS WHO SPECIALIZE IN THE EVALUATION, PREVENTION, DIAGNOSIS, AND TREATMENT OF MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL DISORDERS. OUR OFFICE ALSO SPECIALIZES IN DEPRESSION TREATMENT LIKE TMS AND ESKETAMINE AS WELL AS VIRTUAL REALITY THERAPY TREATMENT FOR A VARIETY OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ISSUES AND PROBLEMS.

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Thomas Park MD & Associates is committed to the wellness of individuals, their families, and the community through prevention, intervention, innovative treatment, and education.

Thomas Park, M.D.

Thomas Park, M.D.

Thomas Park MD is a skilled, knowledgable, and compassionate Board Certified Psychiatrist who has been in practice for over forty years.

Dr. Park is a licensed physician who specializes in the evaluation, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental and emotional disorders as well as Traumatic Brain Injury (closed head injury) and untreatable depression.

In additionn, Dr. Park is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management and was also declared a Master Psychopharmacologist, having received the Master Clinician Award from The Neuroscience Education Institute.

Certifications:
Board of Psychiatry / Board of Psychopharmacology / Board of Forensic Medicine / Board of Addiction Medicine / Board of Neuropsychiatry (Korea) / Board of Pain Management

Our Staff

Dr. Duren Gutierrez, PHD

I have extensive experience in new patient admission assessments, crisis management, hospital discharge continuing care, intensive case management, substance abuse and duel diagnosis therapy, and both inpatient and outpatient mental health management.

I am a member of the Michigan Counsel of Nurse Practitioners and am a lifetime honoree of the National Gold Key Honor Society. I was born and raised in the Detroit area and have worked as a studio musician, composer, arranger, and recording engineer.

Gasper G. Novara, LMSW, CCMHC - Clinical Psychologist

I’m a private outpatient Psychiatric Clinical Therapist at Thomas Park M.D. & Associates since 2015.

I treat the following:

 *Anxiety Disorders; Trauma and Stressor Related disorders; Depression; Grief; Life Changes;

 *Anger Management; Communication Issues; Pain Management

Treatment Modalities:

 *Stress Management Techniques; Mindfulness Interventions; 

  *Transactional Analysis; Vocational Counseling; Young Adult & Family Systems Therapy 

Strategies: 

*Active Listening, Empathy; and Humor  

Janice D. Wright, MSW, Clinical-Macro, CDP - Clinical Therapist

Mrs. Janice D. Wright, MSW, Clinical-Macro, CDP has been providing clinical therapy services for Thomas Park, MD & Associates since June 2018. A graduate of the University of Michigan. She is a private practice owner and consultant for over twenty years and holds a license with the State of Michigan as a professional Clinical Therapist. She is married and has two sons.

She provides psychotherapy, mental health counseling with emphasis on individuals, families, and seniors. She specializes in addressing depression, grief-loss, and relationships and family difficulties. She is a certified dementia practitioner. She is an advocate of self-care and mindfulness activities as part of dealing with sadness, anxiety and the healing process. She looks forward to developing a therapeutic relationship.

Patricia Willis, MA, LLP - Certified Bereavement Compassionate Specialist

Do you feel weighed down and overwhelmed with feelings of grief, depression, and anxiety? Well, we can have a conversation. I am a Certified Bereavement Compassionate Specialist, specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Having over 30 years of working in the mental health field, I continue to exhibit a strong passion for assisting people who are experiencing ongoing mental-related health challenges. I will provide a proven method to help grieving clients transition from an emotional state of despair, numbness, and brokenness to stepping onto a supportive path of fruitful living.

I believe by working together on specific strategies will allow you to confront and address the root causes of your difficulties, and as a result, we will navigate you to the life you deserve and desire.

Carolin Mann-Bomar, MS, LLP - Clinical Psychologist

Hi, I’m Carolin. I’m a clinical psychologist and operations manager at Thomas Park MD & Associates. 

My fancy professional bio is down below but practically, I’m a warm, compassionate person who thinks

  • hard work is fun,
  • laughing and crying are both useful,
  • and our therapy/training/mentoring will include all of it: hard work, laughing, and crying.

I know a lot about a few things: psychology, trauma, resilience, burnout, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), exposure therapy, neurocognitive treatment, and intentional living.

More importantly, I’m on a journey just like you. I have struggled in my life, my family, my marriage, my parenting, and in my job.

I have yearned to know more, feel better, and show up steadier for the challenges of life.

FANCY PROFESSIONAL BIO

Carolin Mann-Bomar, M.S., L.L.P. is a licensed Clinical Psychologist practicing in the State of Michigan and supervised by Dr. Alicia Tisdale, Ph.D. and is Operations Manager for Thomas Park, M.D. for over 16 years assisting in providing business consulting and leadership to those within the organization and working hard to ensure and provide access to quality mental health care to those in the community.

  • As a therapist, Carolin provides evidence-based therapies to address anxiety, depression, PTSD, relationship difficulties, neurocognitive therapy for those with neurocognitive disorder and decline, TBI, exposure therapy, and many other evidence-based interventions to assist those on their unique journey.
  • As an operations manager, Carolin provides guidance for leaders, helpers, and other professionals to help them address what isn’t working and build science-based skills to maintain an intentional, meaningful life for themselves and for those they serve and help. Carolin offers leadership, wellness, mindfulness, compassion, burnout prevention, resilience, and grit to the practitioners, office support staff, and medical professionals within the Thomas Park MD practice and programming and in the community.

Carolin has received her master’s in clinical psychology from Capella University. She has undergone training and is certified in Exposure Therapy, TF-CBT, and neurocognitive therapy, specializes and enjoys treating persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other neurocognitive disorders such as dementia and Alzheimer’s, and is a certified Star Behavioral Health military-aware provider that treats military families and military-connected clients.  Carolin belongs to a group of Star Behavioral Health Providers that collaborate with the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University and the Center for Deployment Psychology at the Uniformed Services University

In addition to being a clinical psychologist, Carolin loves being outside in nature, traveling, seeking new experiences,  learning new things, spending time with her husband and three children, and spending time with her dear friends and family.

Robyn E. Glickman, PHD, EDS, LMFT, CAADC - Marriage & Family Therapist

I learn a great deal from all of my clients that I am privileged to work with. I enjoy assisting people of all ages to discover their unique strengths. I will work with you to figure out what you want for yourself and how you want to achieve your desired goals. My philosophy and practice is very eclectic. We will work together as partners for your personal success.

I have had extensive experience in schools and know what will work in classrooms with teachers and students. I am certified as a school psychologist,conduct psychoeducational testing and provide seminars for parents and professionals. Diagnostic tutoring and educational strategies are offered as part of an individualized plan.

Teenagers and parents enjoy meeting with me to facilitate better communication and understand each other better. I am also particularly sensitive to people of all ages with special needs and am certified in both learning disabilities and emotional impairments.My experience includes those who cope with the daily challenge of a dual diagnosis.

Specialties

  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Dual Diagnosis
Ania Austin, LLP - Clinical Therapist

Ania Austin is a skilled and empathetic psychologist dedicated to providing mental health care with compassion and genuineness. With a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and a wealth of clinical experience, she specializes in psychotherapy and various psychological assessments to help clients overcome challenges and lead fulfilling lives.

Education and Credentials:

  • Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Michigan School of Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Grand Valley State University
  • Limited Licensed Psychologist (LLP)

Areas of Expertise:

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques for addressing maladaptive thought patterns and behaviors
  • Trauma-informed therapy approaches
  • Mental health concerns caused by or related to medical health conditions (chronic illnesses)
  • Psychosocial assessments to diagnose and develop treatment plans for various mental health disorders

Ania utilizes multiple modalities such as CBT, DBT, and Acceptance and Commitment therapy to help clients transform into the best version of themselves. Outside of doing puropose work, she spends her time in nature, trying new foods, and traveling.

Kayla Shephard, BCBA, LBA - Certified Behavior Analyst

Kayla Shephard is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at Thomas Park M.D. Autism Services with 5 total years experience helping children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder with functional communication and skills regarding independence.

Kayla earned her Master’s Degree in Experimental Psychology from Oakland University in 2017. She earned a post-graduate certificate in ABA from Florida Institute of Technology to become certified as a Behavior Analyst in July, 2021 while working as a Clinical Assistant/RBT. Prior to her ABA experience, Kayla has an additional 5 years of experience working as a professional across several different mental health disciplines, such as inpatient clinical psychology, case management and crisis management.

 Kayla tends to follow the principles of “Today’s ABA” in her practice by prioritizing safety and empowering the clients that she works with. Kayla currently holds Level 2 Certification for Skills Based Training/Practical Functional Assessment at this time and is planning to gain additional certifications in the future. She is passionate about helping her clients reduce their barriers to learning, and loves when she can see them experience “light bulb” moments during skill-building, all while having fun in the process.

When she’s not at work, Kayla enjoys perfecting her coffee-creations with a home coffee bar, as well as dabbling in a variety of artistic and outdoorsy activities. Kayla likes to read for pleasure (with her homemade lattes, of course), painting, kayaking, gardening and traveling to new areas.

I believe by working together on specific strategies will allow you to confront and address the root causes of your difficulties, and as a result, we will navigate you to the life you deserve and desire.

Dr. Yan Yan Wang, ANCC Board-Certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Dr. Wang is a ANCC board-certified psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner. He earned his BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) from Michigan State University in 2011 and DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice) degree from Wayne State University in 2020. While in doctoral program, he received advanced trainings as a psychiatric provider in partial hospitalization program, acute inpatient, and outpatient settings. After graduation, he has practiced as a nurse practitioner in emergency, inpatient, and consultation psychiatry services in an intensive inner-city hospital environment. His specialty is in crisis intervention, anxiety, mood, and psychotic disorders in adults.

He believes in a holistic approach to each client. He listens to them and views each individual as unique, and tailors personalized treatment plans. He aims to help his clients cultivate mindfulness, insight, and a desire for personal growth in all areas of life. The goal is not to simply reduce feelings of stress, anxiety, and depression with medication, but to help them thrive in personal and professional endeavors.

Ashley Liggett, MS, BCBA, LBA - ABA Program Director

Ashley is a passionate behavior analyst with over 14 years of experience in the field. She started her journey back in undergrad, where she found and fell in love with the field at Western Michigan University. Following graduation, she worked as a behavior technician for a few years before deciding to pursue a master’s degree. Ashley received a dual master’s degree in applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) from the Florida Institute of Technology.

Since graduating and obtaining her BCBA certification in 2016, Ashley’s passions have ranged from providing services to children and adolescents on the autism spectrum to creating and implementing policies and procedures. With over 7 years of experience as a BCBA, Ashley has found her calling as an OBM specialist, using the principles of behavior analysis to support and grow ABA companies.

In her free time, Ashley enjoys being at home with her husband and dogs, playing video games, reading, and traveling to new places.

Rula Mohammad, MS, CBIS, LLP - Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Psychologist

I have a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Michigan. I provide comprehensive neuropsychological and psychological evaluations and psychotherapy to individuals who have experienced mild to severe cognitive disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and catastrophic trauma. I also conduct psychological evaluations and testing using MMPI-2, HTP, Rorschach, WISC and WAIS, Achievement tests, Bariatric Evaluations, Spinal Cord Stimulation Evaluations, and other assessments. I am also an assistant professor at Eastern Michigan University and a mother of four. My passion is giving back to the community and breaking barriers and stigma about mental health; especially in diverse communities.

Thomas Park MD & Associates

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Compassionate & Knowledgeable Staff Members

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Board Certified Physicians & Practitioners

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Unlimited Specialties & Treated Thousands of Patients

We provide a full range of services to our clients.

Thomas Park, M.D. & Associates provides a very large spectrum of psychiatric & behavioral health services including Consultation, Diagnosis and Treatment.

We Treat & Work With the Following

Anxiety Disorder
Attention Disorders (ADD/ADHD)
Anger Management
Bipolar Disorders
Eating Disorders
Sexual & Gender Identity Disorder
Substance Abuse
Individual Counseling
Marital Counseling

 

Depression
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Bereavement Disorder
Grief  Counseling
Mood Disorders
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Impulse Control Disorder
Panic Disorders
Family Counseling

 

Autism
Personality Disorders
Learning Disorders
Relationship Issues
Sexual & Gender Identity Disorders
Social Anxiety
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Schizophrenia
Narcolepsy

Insurance Coverage

AT THOMAS PARK MD & ASSOCIATES, WE PARTICIPATE IN MOST INSURANCE PLANS TO REDUCE COSTS FOR OUR PATIENTS. MOST PATIENTS WILL PAY LESS FOR THEIR CARE THAN THE COST OF PSYCHIATRIC MEDICATIONS.

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Our Specialty Services

ABA Therapy

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Psychotherapy Services

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Psychopharmacology

Addiction Medicine

Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Individual & Family Counseling

Thomas Park MD & Associates

Phone:
Address:
Advance Building
23077 Greenfield Rd #430
Southfield, MI 48075

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Address:
Advance Building
23077 Greenfield Rd #435 & #404
Southfield, MI 48075

At Thomas Park MD & Associates,

We offer a group of compassionate licensed clinicians who specialize in the evaluation, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental and emotional disorders.