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Clinical Social Work Post Graduate Training Program

Meet Our Staff

Kate Bullard, LMSW, MPH

Kate Bullard

Kate Bullard, LMSW, MPH, is a Clinical Social Work Coordinator in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. She is the Coordinator of the Women and Infants Mental Health Program, is Co-Chair of the Psychotherapy Competency Committee and supervises and teaches Interpersonal Therapy and Motivational Therapy. In her research roles, she has been a Program Manager for several NIMH-sponsored research studies in the area of depression. Her clinical interests include mood disorders, with a special focus on the perinatal period and the impact of deployment on military families. She is trained in Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.

 


Natalie Burns, LMSW

Natalie Burns

Natalie Burns, LMSW is a Clinical Social Worker in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. Natalie holds a Master of Organizational Leadership from Eastern University and Master of Social Work (MSW) from Catholic University. Natalie completed a two year fellowship at the University of Michigan Counseling & Psychological Services. She serves as a consultant for the CAMS- Care (Collaborative Assessment Model of Suicidality) and does trainings on suicide prevention and assessment throughout the U.S. Natalie has lived in East Africa and East Jerusalem working with trauma survivors. Natalie has experience working with survivors of intimate partner violence, eating disorders, mood disorders, couples, depression, anxiety, and has a particular interest in suicidality and trauma. Natalie has been trained in a range of treatment modalities, including Trauma- Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Brief Psychodynamic Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. Natalie is a part of the Perinatal team where she provides therapy and parent-infant guidance. Natalie also serves on the M-PACT model (Michigan Psychiatric Assessment and Care Transitions) clinic, which spans various diagnostic areas. Additionally, she is a Field Instructor and provides training and supervision for adult psychiatry social work interns.

Research Committee. He is a member of the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) which aims to promote integration of evidence-based psychotherapeutic modalities.


Dan DeSena, LMSW, DMA

Dan Desena

Dan DeSena is a clinical social work coordinator in UM Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry, Anxiety Disorders Clinic. He is involved in program development within the Anxiety Clinic and also coordinates group programs across the department. He has significant training in a variety of therapeutic modalities, including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Prolonged Exposure for PTSD, Behavioral Activation, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and psychodynamic psychotherapy. He has a particular interest in working with patients that have experienced trauma and PTSD.

Dan is heavily involved in teaching and mentorship of UMHS trainees, including medical residents, social work fellows, and social work interns. He is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and is involved in training of Motivational Interviewing both within and outside the UMHS. He co-facilitates the CBT Core Mentorship for residents in Adult Ambulatory. He is also involved in his own research focused on clinical processes, currently involved in developing measures of treatment engagement, and is a member of the UMHS Social Work Research Committee. He is a member of the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) which aims to promote integration of evidence-based psychotherapeutic modalities.


Rachel Fogelberg, LMSW

Rachel Fogelberg

Rachel Berent Fogelberg, LMSW is a Clinical Social Worker in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. She completed her master's degree in Social Work at the University of Kentucky in 2002. Rachel has worked as a clinical social worker and psychotherapist in a variety of outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment centers and has been with UMHS since 2007. Rachel specializes in the treatment of mood disorders and problematic eating, specifically emotional, compulsive and binge eating. Rachel enjoys working with children, teens and adults and has a special interest in helping people who struggle with issues related to weight management, body image and self-esteem. Rachel provides individual and group treatment and utilizes a variety of modalities and interventions. She has extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing while personalizing treatment to include behavioral change models, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Interpersonal Psychotherapy when appropriate. Rachel currently sits on the depression team and facilitates The Hunger within Workshop and follow-up groups.


Mary Grambeau, LMSW

Mary Gass

Mary Grambeau

Mary Grambeau is a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Social Work.  She has worked at the University of Michigan Health Systems since 1985 and is currently a clinical social worker in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient General Clinic.  She provides evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents and families using a variety of clinical interventions.  She especially enjoys working with adolescents and also has special experience in adoption. She provides supervision and training for social work interns, fellows and medical trainees.  She has helped develop the new care management program and will be supervising its implementation.  She also serves on the Pediatric Ethics Committee and Staff Recognition Committee.

 


Martin Heggestad, LMSW

Martin Heggestad

Martin Heggestad holds a master's degree in social work and a doctoral degree in comparative literature, both from the University of Michigan. He completed a postgraduate fellowship at the UMHS ambulatory psychiatric clinic in 2007 and has been a staff social work in the adult clinic since then. Martin has been trained in a range of treatment modalities, including dialectical behavior therapy and brief psychodynamic therapy. He serves on the Depression team and has been a member of the DBT consultation team since 2008. His clinical interests include mood disorders, personality disorders, and mental health needs of the LGBT population. He has been a field instructor for the University of Michigan School of Social Work since 2012.




Kristine Konz, LMSW

Kristine Konz

Kristine Konz

Kristine M. Konz, LMSW is a full-time clinician and psychotherapist at the University of Michigan ambulatory psychiatry clinic. She received her BS in psychology from Eastern Michigan University and completed her MSW at University of Michigan. She has been trained in the evidence based practices of Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. She has a special interest in women’s mental health and bipolar disorder. She has been a trainer in Interpersonal Psychotherapy for both the psychiatric social work intern and residency programs for the past 8 years. She is also an adjunct lecturer for the University of Michigan School of Social Work

 


Michael Linkevich, LMSW

Michael Linkevich

Michael Linkevich received his undergraduate degrees from the University of Notre Dame and received his MSW from the University of Michigan. He has an extensive business background as a market researcher at General Motors, where he led projects such as naming the Chevy Volt. He then worked at The Guidance Center in the downriver area prior to becoming a Post Graduate Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Michael has worked with a broad spectrum of children and adolescents and their families including youth who have depression, anxiety, OCD and ADHD. He has especially focused his energies in learning how to work with youth who are on the Autism Spectrum, and with youth who have experienced Trauma and/or Grief. He has expanded his clinical skills through the psychotherapy training clinics including Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Family-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Behavior Modification/Parent Training. When not at the Rachel Upjohn Building, you can find Michael cooking Italian inspired meals or running with a group of friends. In fact, he was up at 4:30 this morning since he was the person responsible for the Finish Line at today's Dexter Ann Arbor races.


Jonathan Marin, LMSW

Jonathan Marin

Jonathan Marin, LMSW is a Clinical Social Worker in the Department of Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Section at the University of Michigan. He provides individual, family and group psychotherapy using various evidenced based treatments. He received both his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Social Work from The University of Michigan. His clinical interests include working with children and adolescents with depression, Bipolar Disorder, and anxiety disorders. Jonathan has been extensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) which is effective in treating individuals with chronic suicidal and self-harm behaviors. He co-facilitates the adolescent DBT multifamily group that teaches DBT skills to both patients and their families.




Aileen Prout, LLMSW

Aileen Prout

Aileen Prout

Aileen Prout received her BA from Boston College and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan.  Her clinical interests include the diagnosis and treatment of children with anxiety disorders including obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, separation anxiety disorder and specific phobias.  Other clinical interests include child and adolescent depression, trichotillomania and tic disorders.  Aileen specializes in cognitive-behavioral therapy.  Her research interests include obsessive-compulsive disorder and eating disorders.

Karen Smith, LMSW

 


Karen Smith

Karen Smith

Karen Smith Karen received her BA and Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan. Karen has been endorsed as an Infant Mental Health Specialist through the Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health, and has expertise is working with parents and their young children who have experienced early relationship disruptions. She has received extensive training in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and Interaction Guidance, treatment models designed for young children experiencing behavioral and/or emotional difficulties and their families. Karen has also co-facilitated parent-education groups using evidence-based models of treatment to support early attachment.

 


Melissa Webster, LMSW

Melissa Webster

Melissa Webster

Melissa Webster is a Clinical Social Worker in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan. She completed a master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Michigan. Her clinical interests include child and adolescent depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, eating disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Her research interests include depression and obsessive compulsive disorder. Melissa specializes in cognitive behavioral therapies.