Counseling Services, LLC
Serving the Community of Jackson, Michigan since 1987
Douglas McComas, MS, LMSW
Mr. McComas has over 30 years of experience in treatment of children, teens and adults. Doug's practice includes the treatment of ADHD, conduct disorders, abuse and neglect issues, depression and anxiety concerns. He provides both individual and family therapy. Doug is a certified Parents as Teachers supervisor and a past infant mental health program supervisor. Mr. McComas also provides training to other clinicians across the state of Michigan.
Catherine Kattula, LMSW, ACSW
Ms Kattula’s passion is working with individuals & families toward developing greater personal strength while building closer connections with one another. Her 20+ years of experience in the field have created a strong focus on relationship counseling and trauma recovery. Other areas of focus include self-esteem, depression, and anxiety. She especially enjoys working with women and with the LGBTQ community. Cathy uses both individual and family sessions, when appropriate, to provide a secure, comfortable, and effective path to strengthen & nurture her clients. Both in-person and telehealth sessions are available.
Philip Barker, LMSW, ACSW, SSW
Mr. Barker has over 30 years of experience in the field of social work, including over 20 years as a school social worker and six years as president of the Michigan Association of School Social Workers. Mr. Barker utilizes several styles of treatment when working with individuals, couples, and families. His treatment modalities include cognitive therapy, DBT, art therapy, play therapy, trauma-focused CBT, skill building, motivational interviewing, systems theory, and solution-focused brief therapy. Mr. Barker believes in a strength-based and activity-based approach when working with his clients.
Linda Anderson, MA, LPC
Ms Anderson received her Masters in Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo MI. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor practicing since 1991. Areas of interest and experience in providing treatment are: Mood Disorders, Anxiety, Parenting, Bereavement, and Christian Counseling. Linda uses a Cognitive Behavioral approach to Counseling.
Dan Wood, LMSW, LCSW
Mr. Wood received his Master’s of Social Work from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor of Science from Eastern Michigan University, where he majored in psychology. As a licensed therapist, Dan has experience providing individual, couples, family, and group therapy for adults and adolescents. He enjoys helping his clients to navigate life on their own terms; providing an authentic person-centered environment that allows for his clients to be explorative, gain personal insight and positive outlook, and build confidence to sustain meaningful change. Dan specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, relational and marital difficulty, self-esteem, grief and loss, eating disorders, anger management, mood disorders, PTSD, and childhood trauma. Dan likes to tailor treatment to meet the specific needs of his clientele and utilizes Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, Motivational Interviewing, Humanistic, Psychodynamic, and solution-focused approaches in helping his clients to achieve their goals.
Kamal Ghazi, BS, MHS, LLMSW, DBH '22
Mr. Kamal Taymour Ghazi, Graduate Assistant Professor at Arizona State University, received his Bachelor's in Science from Spring Arbor University, Master's in Social Work from the University of Michigan, his Master's in Healthcare Administration from the University of Phoenix and is currently obtaining his Doctorate in Behavioral Health from Arizona State University. Ghazi received his clinical training at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital University of Michigan Health, in the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Clinic working with adolescents and young adults. Ghazi worked with adolescents and young adults during remission on psychosocial factors, fertility preservations and the lifelong impact of Chemotherapy on patients. Ghazi specializes in marriage counseling, depression, anxiety, PTSD, anger management, childhood trauma, and sex therapy. Ghazi worked previously at EVE as the Medical Advocacy Coordinator and served as the Coordinator for the Capital Area of Sexual Assault. Ghazi responded to sexual assault survivors at the hospital and coordinated sexual assault responses in an interdisciplinary team to provide a survivor centered approach.
Kamal Taymour Ghazi is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) through UC Davis University in 2020, and he obtained The Science of Well Being from Yale University in 2020. Ghazi received training at University of Michigan through Michigan Medicine in Psychosocial Assessments, Psychosocial Education, Sexual Health Assessment, Intimate Partner Violence, and Substance Use & Recovery. State Senator Mike Shirky recognized Mr. Ghazi for Ghazi's Out Standing Achievements. Kamal T. Ghazi received Congressional Recognition from U.S. Senator Debby Stabenow and a Special Tribute from State Representative Sarah Anthony. Ghazi recently received special recognition from the House of Representatives, Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin.
Kamal Taymour Ghazi is excited to come back to his home, Jackson, where he was earned his Under 30 Successful Award. Ghazi is a part of the Rotary Club of Jackson, and he finished the Jackson Citizen Police Academy. Ghazi is extremely interested in providing a client centered care. Ghazi is a proud provider of psychological and counseling services in Jackson, Michigan.
Mary Richards, LMSW, SSW
Ms Richards is a positive, supportive and genuine person by nature, which probably led her to choose a social work career. She is a University of Michigan graduate with many years (30 plus) of experience working mainly with families, children and staff to help students be successful in school. Aside from many years of experience and continued enthusiasm for the profession, she values the client-therapist connection. Mary sees this connection as the most powerful dynamic to help people improve their situations by gaining skills and learning insights that bring them in and move them into being able to find more joy in themselves and their lives.
Her educational foundation has been a family systemic approach and she loves the many pioneers whose work with families paved the way for us in our graduate programs. Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Trauma informed sensitivities and strategies have shaped her service delivery interventions. She is excited to continue to learn from professional icons while also valuing her colleagues and clients as an avenue to hone her skills and become a better clinician.