Meet Our Professionals

Meet Our Professionals

guyGuy R. Williams MA, LLPC, CADC

Experienced in treating a variety of emotional and behavioral concerns, including, but not limited to addiction, impulse control, depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions. My orientation is cognitive behavioral, with a focus on brief solution focused theory and motivational interviewing techniques.

A philosophy that all clients have the ability to change and each individual holds the solutions to improve motivation, adjust thinking patterns and correct detrimental behaviors.   His style is collaborative, supportive and straightforward during sessions.  “I believe in challenging negative thoughts and encouraging insights allow for increased commitment to change, leading to self-improvement and successful therapy.”

Guy obtained his BS in Business administration from Western Illinois University in 1989 and an MBA from University of Detroit Mercy (Beta Gamma Sigma) in 1998. After a successful career in the Marketing/Advertising field, where he specialized in loyalty/relationship marketing, he made a decision to change careers.  After returning to college, he obtained a Master’s degree of Counseling from the University of Detroit Mercy, where he specialized in addiction counseling, mental health and co-occurring disorders.

Credentials:  Limited Licensed Professional Counselor (LLPC), a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), member in good standing of the American Counseling Association and Michigan Counseling Association

Areas of Interest:  ADHD, Addiction/Substance Abuse, Anxiety Disorders, Depression/Mood Disorders, Grief/Loss, Group Therapy, Interventions, Relationships, Trauma

Populations Served:  Adolescents, Adults, Parents, Families, Couples, Students

Nanci Robinson, CADC 
Extensive experience in treating substance abuse and co-occurring mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, impulsive behavior and many others. She works with clients to repair and restore relationships damaged by substance abuse and addiction. Nanci practices reflective listening and behavioral modification alongside of education and motivation for positive change.
Counseling Philosophy:
“Life presents challenges. Sometimes a choice is made that can cause one to travel down a dark path.”

In therapy we can work together to discover how to bring the light in and drive the darkness out. A therapeutic alliance is formed by working together. A simple effective way to build a therapeutic alliance is to listen. Everyone needs to be heard. To be able to hear what is being said and what is not being said. Voices that have become silent have the right to be heard.

Driving with positive forces will bring about positive change. Change can be challenging, but by working together with positivity and light, we can brighten the path to peace, happiness, and a balanced lifestyle.

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that.” MLK Jr.

Nanci has been a lifelong student studying in between raising family. Her studies range from the medical field to sociology and psychology with social work spotlighted.  She has obtained a degree in the liberal arts along with a mental health/science degree.  She is continuing her education at Oakland Community College and Oakland University.  Nanci has a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor certification with MCBAP.

Nanci works side by side with the various Drug Courts and facilitates the (16 hour) Program for Positive Change group on a monthly basis. The Program for Positive Change specializes in helping clients realize their issues and work towards a positive balance in their life.  The population in these groups varies from high school students to the elderly.  She is working towards building a support group for youth and working with some of the schools to help implement a program that can provide education and support for substance abusers and the children involved.

Credentials:  Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), Mental health/science degree.

Areas of Interest:   Addiction/Substance Abuse and the associated issues- Anxiety Disorders, Depression/Mood Disorders, Grief/Loss, Relationships, Trauma, Childhood issues

Populations Served:  Children, Adolescents, Adults, Parents, Families, Couples, Students

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455 S. Livernois Road, Suite C-21, Rochester Hills, MI 48307

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