Gary J Wend, LMSW

Gary is a clinical social worker with over 30 years' experience working with children, adolescent's, adults, and families. He assists children and adults based on their expectations for change, learning to cope within their environment and increasing their quality of life. He has provided supervision to therapists for over 20 years and has experience in mental health, child welfare and delinquency fields with children, adolescents and adults.

Population

  • Infants
  • Children
  • Preteens
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Modalities

  • Individual
  • Family
  • Online
  • In-Person

Common Issues Treated

  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavior Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • School Related Issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sex Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Violence
  • Testing/Evaluation
  • LGBTQ Related
  • Trauma and PTSD

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Attachment-Based
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Systems
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Strength Based
  • Trauma Focused

Education & Certifications

A concise list of some of the most valuable professional skills I possess. My tricks of the trade and what I can bring to the table.

Master of Social Work

Oakland University

1977

Inspiration

It is only through gratitude that we can accept our individual talents that help to support ourselves and others.