Meet Our Therapists

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Lindsey Fanning 

LMSW, IMH-E® (III)

I truly believe that change happens within the context of relationships; that building a trusting, respectful, and mutually engaging partnership is the best way to create change in therapy. It is my goal to provide a space that honors you as an individual and challenges you to look within to become the best version of yourself, however you define that to be.

 

I attended Wayne State University earning a master’s degree in Clinical Social Work.  Throughout my career I have received additional training and certifications in Perinatal Mental Health, Infant Mental Health, Child-Parent Psychotherapy, Trauma, and End-of-Life issues.

 

I am most passionate about supporting women and families through the various seasons of life, specifically pregnancy, postpartum, and the transition to motherhood, as well as parenting young children and adjusting to other relationship, career, or general life changes.

 

I desire to support women and families to unpack what is holding them back from feeling happy, successful, and confident. By using a relationship-based approach, we can address issues such as anxiety, depression, postpartum adjustments, grief and loss, parent-child dynamics, and children’s behavioral concerns.

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Rebecca Feinstein 

LMSW, IMH-E® (III)

Often people come into therapy when their efforts to connect with the people who are most important to them are being misconstrued, leading to strained relationships. In my experience, the key to shifting this dynamic is fostering mutual understanding

through genuine connection and nurturing emotional safety.

 

I received my Master of Arts in Social Work in 2009 from the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago and my Bachelor of Arts in 2007 from Michigan State University. I have experience supporting clients in managing challenges related to pregnancy and the postpartum period, relationships, life transitions, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, parenting concerns,  behavioral challenges, and parent-child interactions.

 

Prior to transitioning full time to office-based therapy 3 years ago, I practiced therapy in home-based settings for 9 years and consultation in school settings for 5 years. My theoretical lens is primarily relationship-based; meaning I value the integration of treatment modalities within the context of the therapeutic relationship. I try to lead with connection in each of my interactions.  

In my practice, it is of the utmost importance that you and your child feel heard, known, and safe to share your authentic selves. The courage to do this is the threshold of emotional growth.

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Susanna Hathaway

LMSW, IMH-E® (III)

Parents and caregivers are the most important relationships in a child’s life. When your child is struggling, it can be difficult to find the right words or know how to respond. I believe that active parent involvement is key to a child’s progress in therapy, and will work closely with you and your child to learn about your family to tailor our sessions to your individual needs.

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a graduate degree from the University of Michigan. Over the past 16 years of supporting children and families, I have also received specialized training in working with infants and young children, in particular helping young children and their caregivers process stressful experiences. I utilize a range of strengths-based therapeutic approaches with focus areas that include coping with stressful life events, anxiety, pregnancy and transition to parenthood, disruptive and impulsive behaviors, relationship stress, grief and loss, and parent-child attachment issues. My work centers on supporting parents with research-based strategies to manage children’s challenging behavior.

 

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Hillary Lesniak 

LMSW, IMH-E® (III)

I believe in therapy it is important that we have an authentic interaction to create a trusting and respectful relationship. This approach allows us to dive into those thoughts and feelings that feel unsafe, hard or overwhelming. We work to make connections and process feelings related to what is going on for you so you can create a powerful moment to create a balanced or fulfilled life for yourself.

After graduating from Wayne State University with my Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work I completed a year-long Fellowship at Yale University. I have training and certifications in Infant Mental Health, Child-Parent Psychotherapy and Perinatal Mental Health. I also have training in trauma, parenting, CBT and working in school and home settings.

I specialize in working with women and families adjusting to life changes including pregnancy, postpartum, parenting, relationship changes, grief/loss, and associated anxiety and depression. I use an attachment and relationship lens to explore what is going on and work to build a deeper understanding and create lasting emotional change together.

Our therapists have training in the following evidence-based models and therapeutic techniques to support pregnancy and postpartum, parent-child attachment, address trauma, and assist children to build tools to overcome behavioral and developmental challenges:

Infant Mental Health

Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP)

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)

Parent Management Training, Oregon Model (PMTO)

Play Therapy

School-Based Interventions and Support

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Perinatal Mental Health

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