Randy has been providing mental health services since 1999. He earned his Master’s of Social Work Degree from Wayne State University in 2001. He has been an outpatient therapist for Pine Rest since 2017 and currently serves in the Telehealth Clinic. Prior to Pine Rest, Randy provided mental health and substance abuse services for Mercy Network, Rose Hill Center, Community Network Services, InterAct of Michigan and Foundations Recovery Network. He is trained in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT), Emotion Focused Couples therapy (EFT) and Motivational Interviewing. He joined the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) in 2010 and continues as an active member of MINT.
Randy works with adults and adolescents. His primary areas of expertise include substance use and other compulsive addictive behaviors (gambling, sex and pornography, etc.), depression, anxiety, bipolar, (mood disorders), PTSD and thought disorders including severe and persistent mental illness. Randy has a strong interest in grief and loss, forgiveness, shame and guilt, and recovery issues related to compulsive addictive behaviors. He is very supportive of individual choice, growth and spiritual development.
Randall participates with Faith Community Outreach, an initiative within Pine Rest that seeks to connect area clergy, churches, and ministries to services available from Pine Rest; as well as develop new services specifically designed to benefit the faith community.