Meet the Staff

Mark

Mark Deskovitz, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Deskovitz received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and his doctorate degree from Central Michigan University in 2006. He is a licensed psychologist in the state of Michigan and board certified through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in cognitive-behavioral psychology. He has several clinical and research interests. He treats adults and adolescents with a variety of problems, including depression, anxiety, anger issues, substance use, and marital problems. In addition, he performs disability evaluations, pre-employment screenings, and overall therapeutic assessments. Along with his clinical work, Dr. Deskovitz is active in research, conducting research on inferences from personality tests.

  • Education: University of Michigan, B.A., Psychology, 1994; Central Michigan University, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, 2006
  • Activities & Affiliations: American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), American Psychological Association (APA)
Jen

Jennifer A. Lombardo, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Lombardo received her bachelor’s degree from Earlham College and her doctorate degree in clinical psychology from Central Michigan University. She is a licensed psychologist in the state of Michigan. Dr. Lombardo works predominantly with older teens and adults, providing individual, couple, and family services. While she provides treatment for a variety of problems, including depression, and relationship and marital problems, she has a special interest in the treatment of anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder. In addition to therapy services, Dr. Lombardo performs assessment for learning problems, bariatric surgery, and overall therapeutic assessment. Dr. Lombardo is married with two children. She enjoys reading, music, camping, playing volleyball, and spending time with her family.

  • Education: Earlham College, B.A., Psychology & Mathemaics, 2001; Central Michigan University, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, 2006
  • Activities & Affiliations: Adjunct faculty, Central Michigan University, American Psychological Association (APA), Michigan Psychological Association (MPA)
Kristin

Kristin Mehl, LMSW, CAADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Ms. Mehl is a licensed master’s level social worker.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in social work from Grand Valley State University in 1994 and her master’s degree in social work from Western Michigan University in 1997.  Ms.Mehl was awarded the Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) certification through the State of Michigan in 2008.  Ms. Mehl has over twenty years of experience in working with individuals, couples and families who face anxiety, depression, addiction, grief, marital and other adjustment problems. She primarily works with adults and older adolescents. In addition to her work as a clinician, Ms. Mehl has worked as a Qualified Department of Transportation - Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) since 2009. She is qualified to perform evaluations for employees who violate the Department of Transportation drug and alcohol policies. She also provides trainings to employers regarding this program and the federal regulations that pertain to it.  Ms. Mehl is a native of the tri-cities. She enjoys spending her free time with her two sons, exercising, and doing landscaping and photography.

  • Education: Grand Valley State University, BSW, Social Work, 1994; Western Michigan University, MSW, Clinical Social Work, 1997
  • Activities & Affiliations: 2011 and 2014 IC&RC AADC Item Writing Panel, 2013 IC&RC Subject Matter Expert, Qualified Department of Transportation-Substance Abuse Professional (DOT-SAP)
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Debra L. Miller, LMSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Ms. Miller is a licensed master's level social worker. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in social work from Saginaw Valley State University in 1995 and her master's degree in social work from Michigan State University in 2001. Ms. Miller has over twenty years of experience working with individuals, families, and couples.  She has expertise in working with youth and families dealing with difficult emotions and behaviors, couples experiencing changes in their relationship, and individuals facing symptoms that interfere with their overall health and well-being.  In addition to providing therapy services, Ms. Miller serves as a faculty member of the Family Therapy Institute of Miami, providing training and supervision in the Brief Strategic Family Therapy ® model.  Ms. Miller is also a current doctoral student at Michigan State University, actively researching parenting support and evidence-based treatments for families and couples.  A native of northern Michigan, Ms. Miller often enjoys free time spent outdoors running, hiking, and camping with her husband and family.

  • Education: Saginaw Valley State University, B.A., Social Work, 1995; Michigan State University, MSW, Social Work, 2001
Ann

Ann M. Nagley, LMSW, CAADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Ms. Nagley is a licensed masters level social worker and a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC). She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Aquinas College in 2003 and a master's degree in social work from Michigan State University in 2014. During her graduate work, Ms. Nagley received the Graduate Office Award from the Michigan State School of Social Work for academic and community participation, which recognized her outstanding academic performance and social work experience. Ms. Nagley has worked as an outpatient therapist, an intake services coordinator, and with families and adolescents. Ms. Nagley has experience working with adults and older adolescents facing substance use issues, anxiety, depression, domestic violence, and other concerns. A lifelong resident of Midland, Ms. Nagley enjoys being involved in the community. Outside of work, she can be found spending time with her husband and their two boys. Ms. Nagley enjoys music, sports, outdoor activities, and reading.

  • Education: Aquinas College, B.A. Psychology, 2003; Michigan State University, MSW Clinical Social Work 2014
Jaime

Jaime L. Welmers, LMSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Ms. Welmers is a licensed masters level social worker. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work from Michigan State University in 2010 and a masters degree in Social Work from Michigan State University in 2011. Ms. Welmers has worked as an outpatient therapist, inpatient hospital liaison, and school social worker. Ms. Welmers has experience working with adults dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, and other concerns. She also works with youth and families dealing with difficulties regulating emotions and behaviors. Outside of work, she can be found spending time with her husband and son. She has been a Midland resident for almost 20 years and spent time living in the United Kingdom and The Netherlands. Ms. Welmers enjoys music, exercising, and spending time with her family and friends.

  • Education: Michigan State University, B.A. Social Work, 2010; Michigan State University, MSW Social Work, 2011
Amber

Amber Schock

Office Manager

Ms. Schock has over eight years of experience working in a behavioral health office. Among other tasks, she manages the front desk, receptionist duties, and scheduling for the clinical staff. Ms. Schock is often the first contact for clients, taking basic demographic and insurance information to help schedule clients with a therapist. She also handles the billing for the company and can assist with determining client fees and insurance benefits.

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