Jennifer Michalak, LMSW, CAADC

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Jennifer Michalak, LMSW, CAADC

Jennifer Michalak, LMSW, CAADC

As a Licensed Master Social Worker and Certified Advanced Addictions and Drug Counselor, Jennifer earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Western Michigan University. Prior to joining Pine Rest, she worked as a therapist for adults with severe and persistent mental illness.

Jennifer uses multiple clinical approaches, including Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Psychodynamic approaches, DBT skills and Motivational Interviewing. She strives to provide an open, non-judgmental, caring, and empathetic environment where clients feel heard and understood.

Jennifer has significant experience and is passionate about working with adults with mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, substance use, personality disorders and interpersonal issues related to life changes.

Outside of work, Jennifer spends time with her husband and their two children. When time allows, she focuses on her artistic side repurposing, creating, and gardening.


  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders (Depression / Bipolar Disorder)
  • Older Adults / Senior Care
  • Psychotic Disorders / Schizophrenia
  • Substance Use / Substance-Related Disorders

Patient Ages

  • Adult
  • Older Adult