Tomanika has lived her life passionately with an ever-present desire to be of service to her community and help others to heal, as well as grow in positive and beneficial ways. She began by earning a Bachelors Degree in Social Work at Ferris State University, located in Big Rapids, MI. Forging on, she
applied and was accepted at Wayne State University located in Detroit, MI, where she was granted a Masters Degree in Social Work.
Following graduation she held such positions as a Family Advocate, Access Clinician, and Clinical Therapist. For over a decade, she has been the CEO and founder of Growing Counseling Services, LLC., in Taylor, MI. Although her specialties are working with at-risk youth and families, as well as those who have experienced trauma, she also has experience in multiple areas such as: depression, grief and loss, anxiety, behavioral concerns, and many other areas of concern. Additionally, Tomanika provides consulting for others in private practice, as well as clinical supervision for those seeking licensure.
With community healing and positive change at the core of her work, Tomanika is a positive role-model by having demonstrated how determination and hard work have indeed, made a difference.
Tomanika Witherspoon, BSW, LMSW
Impris Joplin is a Mastered level Clinical therapist with a concentration on Family and Children. Impris grew up in the city of Detroit and is passionate about helping those in the community. She pursued and attained both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in the field of Social work at Eastern Michigan University. Impris began her career working with at-risk youth inresidential treatment. She later decided to diversify her experience and began working with at-risk families as well. Mrs. Joplin has over 10 years of experience providing services to youth, adults, and families. Impris holds a passion for assisting others in addressing trauma, while exploring the individuals social, biological, and spiritual needs.
Impris Joplin, BSW, LLMSW
Shaneise Wilson is a Licensed Master Social Worker that believes that change starts from within. She attained both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Psychology from Wayne State University. Additionally, she has over 17 years of hands-on experience in the field of clinical social work, coupled with life experiences. Within these previous 17 years she has learned that we all have dealt with self-doubt related to life’s issues. Additionally, we all have needed guidance to address issues related to relationships (familial or personal), hopelessness, grief, fear, stress, anxiety, low self-esteem, etc. With such a vast experience she can assist you in the way that you view your life which may empower you and equip you with the self-confidence needed to overcome the obstacles you are facing. If you are looking for a judgment-free zone and a safe space to be vulnerable and address the things that are limiting your progress in life she can provide guidance that will remove the limits that you place on yourself and prepare you for any future challenges that may come your way.
Shaneise Wilson, BA, LMSW
Chanelle Reeves, MHA, MHP, LLPC, IMH Provider
Chanelle Reeves is a master’s level clinical therapist with experience in adult and child psychotherapy.
Chanelle resides in the Metro Detroit area and graduated within the State of Michigan obtaining her Master’s degrees from Siena Heights University in Health Care Leadership, and Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Chanelle is also a Maternal Infant health therapist within the Oakland County communities. Chanelle started out working in the insurance health plan field and later determined that she wanted to be hands on within the communities she served.
Chanelle has over 15 years of experience of direct and indirect patient healthcare settings including working with adult and children populations. Chanelle is dedicated and has primarily focused her treatment for adults and children with concerns related to anxiety, depression, grief, and spiritual needs.
Chanelle’s primary approach to counseling is an integration of person-centered, mindfulness-based, and cognitive behavioral therapies. In essence, this integrative counseling approach strives to balance mindful awareness, a genuine and empathic
relationship with the client, and a collaborative effort at identifying what changes a client can make to minimize emotional and behavioral disturbances.
Aliya M. White is a Mastered Level Clinical Therapist who believes everyone has a story to tell and should be provided the safe space to do so. She attended Eastern Michigan University for her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and her Masters in Clinical Social Work at Michigan State University.
Aliya is currently an Infant Mental Health Therapist for Starfish Family Services where she provides behavioral therapy to families and children with a concentration on attachment building, developmental concerns, play therapy and emotional regulation.
She has 5+ years of professional experience working with adults, children and families using a holistic approach and cognitive therapy. Prior to embarking on her journey, she has serviced individuals and gained experience in various settings. Aliya strives to assist others with self-esteem, confidence, forgiveness and eliminating barriers that sometimes can’t be tackled alone. She provides services for but not limited to trauma, depression, grief, anxiety and spiritual needs.