Dr. Michael E Behen, PhD, LP


    Director, Chief Executive Officer


    Dr. Michael E. Behen, a licensed psychologist, is the Director of The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. He initiated the center in 2008, in in the hope of creating a center that would be able to provide high quality care to children, adults, and families in Southeastern Michigan; and over the past decade, the center has grown to now provide such service to a very large number of families across the area.


    Dr. Behen is also an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. In this role, he directs the Neuropsychology Clinics, in the Department of Pediatric Neurology, and also the Neuropsychological Component of the Children’s Hospital of Michigan (CHM) Translational Imaging Center. Dr. Behen is also an NIH funded neuroscience researcher, and works as part of the Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Translational Imaging Center, a world-renowned neuroscience research laboratory. Dr. Behen’s current research interests revolve around the concepts of neurodevelopment and neuroplasticity and in this work he applies comprehensive neurocognitive and behavioral evaluations and advanced multimodal brain imaging tools in order to identify the functional and structural neural correlates of various developmental (autism spectrum disorder, social communication problems, language disorder, motor problems), neurologic (Sturge-Weber Syndrome, Tuberous Sclerosis), and psychiatric (Tourette’s Disorder, depression, attention deficit problems) disorders. He has contributed numerous articles to the scholarly literatures in the above areas.


    Current research projects include the functional and structural neural correlates of early severe social deprivation, neural correlates of differential care settings and behavioral phenotypes in Chinese children orphaned by AIDS, and neural correlates of various developmental disorders (e.g., autism spectrum disorders, language disorder) and neurologic (e.g., Sturge Weber Syndrome, Tuberous Sclerosis) conditions.


    Dr. Behen, in his clinical (and research) practice(s), has performed and/or supervised comprehensive neuropsychological assessments on many, many thousands of children with various neurodevelopmental, neurologic, and psychiatric problems. Dr. Behen also has treated, and/or supervised the treatment of, numerous children, adults, couples, and families in his therapeutic work both at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan, and at The Imagine Center for Psychological Health locations as well.


    Dr. Behen oversees and directly supervises all administrative and clinical operations at the Imagine Center for Psychological Health and ensures that all patients receive the highest quality of services.



     

     
  • Co-President Chief Operating Officer Nora currently practices as a temporary limited license psychologist (TLLP) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. She received her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy.  She currently serves as the...

    Nora Gjolaj, MA

    Chief Operating Officer
    Co-President

    **Leadership Team**, Detroit, Northville, Sterling Heights,

  • Vice President of Counseling and Therapy Dr. Koyonne Mims currently practices as a limited license psychologist (LLP) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. She received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (PhD) from the University of Detroit Mercy in 2013.  Dr. Mims...

    Dr. Koyonne Mims, PhD

    Vice President of Counseling and Therapy

    **Leadership Team**, Detroit, Northville,

  • Billing Officer Education Grand Valley State University— Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science Duties for The Imagine Center: ​​Posting claims Entering payments Preparing billing statements...

    Cathy Hollemans, BS

    Billing Director

    **Leadership Team**, *Administrative*,

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      Records Specialist Erika currently serves as the Records Specialist for The Imagine Center. Her responsibilities include organizing electronic medical records for the practice and ensuring that all records are organized and secure....

    Erika Williams

    Records Specialist

    *Administrative*,

  • Jessica currently practices as a temporary limited license psychologist (TLLP) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. She received her Master of Science in Psychology from Eastern Michigan University in 2016. Jessica conducts psychological, developmental, and neuropsychological assessments with The Imagine Center. She...

    Jessica Baker, MS

    Detroit, Northville,

  • Amanda currently practices as a temporary limited license psychologist (TLLP) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. She received her Master of Sciences in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Michigan.  Amanda conducts developmental, psychological, and neuropsychological assessments with The Imagine...

    Amanda Campbell, MS

    Detroit, Sterling Heights,

  • Elizabeth currently practices as a licensed master of social work (LMSW) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. She received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan in 2012, and earned a specialty certificate in aging. In a clinical...

    Elizabeth Eiten, MSW

    Detroit, Northville, Sterling Heights,

  • Mary currently practices as a temporary limited license psychologist (TLLP) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. She received her Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from Madonna University in 2015.  In a clinical capacity, Mary is a skilled therapist, utilizing psychodynamic...

    Mary Giroux MS

    Detroit, Northville, Sterling Heights,

  • Kaitlin currently practices as a limited license psychologist (LLP) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. She received her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy.  In a clinical capacity, Kaitlin is an experienced therapist, utilizing insight-oriented, person-focused...

    Kaitlin Herzog, MA

    Detroit, Northville,

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    Celena Khatib, MS

    Northville,

  • Juliann currently practices as a temporary limited license psychologist (TLLP) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. She received her Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from Madonna University in 2015.  In a clinical capacity, Juliann is a skilled therapist. She specializes in...

    Juliann Knochel, MS

    Detroit, Northville,

  • Paul currently practices as a limited license master of social work (LLMSW) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. He received his Master of Social Work from the Cognitive Behavioral Clinical track in the Interpersonal Practice program at Wayne State University in 2015. In...

    Paul Kowalski, MSW

    Sterling Heights,

  • Sandra currently practices as a temporary limited license psychologist (TLLP) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. She received her Master of Sciences in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Michigan.  Sandra conducts developmental, psychological, and neuropsychological assessments with...

    Sandra Kumm, MS

    Northville,

  • Amanda currently practices as a limited license master of social work (LLMSW) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. She received her Master of Social Work from Eastern Michigan University.  In a clinical capacity, Amanda is an experienced psychotherapist. She utilizes client-centered psychotherapy, Cognitive...

    Amanda Lilley, MSW

    Detroit, Northville, Sterling Heights,

  • Ashley currently practices as a temporary limited license psychologist (TLLP) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. She received her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the Michigan School of Professional Psychology. In a clinical capacity, Ashley is an experienced psychotherapist. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), play...

    Ashley Lupico, MA

    Detroit, Sterling Heights,

  • Linton currently practices as a licensed master of social work (LMSW) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. He received his Master of Social Work degree from Wayne State University in 1999. In a clinical capacity, Linton is an experienced psychotherapist. He utilizes person-centered,...

    Linton Matthews, MSW

    Detroit, Northville, Sterling Heights,

  • Silvana currently practices as a limited license master of social work (LLMSW) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. She received her Master of Social Work from the Cognitive Behavioral Clinical track in the Interpersonal Practice program at Wayne State University in...

    Silvana Nissan, MSW

    Sterling Heights,

  • Marisa currently practices as a limited license psychologist (LLP) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. She received her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy in 2010, and is currently a doctoral candidate for a PhD...

    Marisa Palance, MA

    Detroit, Northville,

  •   Aaron currently practices as a limited license psychologist (LLP) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. He received his Master of Sciences in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Michigan in 2011.  Aaron conducts psychological, and neuropsychological assessments with The...

    Aaron Reina, MS

    Detroit, Sterling Heights,

  • Chief Development Officer Director of Developmental Assessment Kirsten currently practices as a temporary limited license psychologist (TLLP) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. She received her Master of Sciences in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Michigan.  She currently...

    Kirsten Toth, MS

    **Leadership Team**, Detroit, Sterling Heights,

  • Brooke currently practices as a temporary limited license psychologist (TLLP) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. She received her Master of Sciences in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Michigan.  Brooke conducts developmental, psychological, and neuropsychological assessments with The Imagine...

    Brooke Williams, MS

    Detroit, Sterling Heights,

  • Allyn currently practices as a licensed marriage and family therapist (MFT) with The Imagine Center for Psychological Health. She received her Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy degree from the Antioch University of New England in 2016. In a clinical capacity, Allyn is an...

    Allyn Witchell, MFT

    Detroit, Northville, Sterling Heights,