Welcome to Southwestern Medical Clinic Christian Counseling and Psychological Services. Our staff of caring mental health providers is committed to providing compassionate and professional counseling services in a comfortable and confidential atmosphere. All of our therapists are trained at the master’s degree level and beyond. They are licensed by the state of Michigan in their respective disciplines.
We are not affiliated with any specific denomination or church and are respectful of all spiritual perspectives. When appropriate or requested by clients in the therapeutic setting, our staff incorporates spiritual guidance in a way that is consistent with biblical principles and professional ethics.
We care for individuals, couples, families, adults, and children. We can help with psychological evaluations, testing, and collaborative divorce coaching services for divorcing or divorced parents.
Meet Our Team
Marcia Wiinamaki, PsyD
Dr. Wiinamaki is the Director of Christian Counseling and Psychological Services, and is a licensed clinical psychologist and a licensed professional counselor in Michigan. She has been practicing as a therapist since 1988, and she received her Doctor of Psychology degree from George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon. Her experience as a therapist includes working with issues such as depression, anxiety, childhood sexual and physical abuse, premarital and marital therapy, family therapy, relationship problems, group psychotherapy, adjustment issues, psychiatric medications, divorce mediation and coaching services, and clinical supervision.
Mary Andres, MA, LPC
Mary Andres is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her Master’s Degree from Western Michigan University in Counseling-Psychology and is a Berrien County native. She has worked with individuals and families experiencing grief and loss, for over a decade. Other areas of expertise are mood disorders, anxiety, depression and trauma. She works with many adolescent girls and women to increase self-esteem, healthy coping strategies, healthy boundaries with food and overall wellness.
Mary Frank, MA, LLP
Mary has been providing mental health services to the children and adults in our community since 1991. Slhe is a Limited License Psychologist who obtained her Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from Andrews University with concentrations in both Children’s and Adult’s mental health. Her expertize ranges from diagnosing and treating people with Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar and ADHD to addressing their Life Changes, Abuse Issues and Adoption Concerns. She helps people improve their Anger Management. Conflict Resolution, and Stress Management Skills. Mary is comfortable working with Children, Adolescents, Adults and Senior Citizens and can provide Individual, Family, and Marriage Counseling.
Esther Hooley, MA, LPC
Esther Hooley has experience working with people of all ages whose concerns include self-esteem, depression, relationship difficulties, and life transitions. Esther is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. She enjoys working with children, teens, adults, couples, and families in a way that promotes healing and restoration. Currently, she is earning a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Andrews University.
Rich Watson, MA, LLP, LPC
Richard Watson is a limited-licensed psychologist and licensed professional counselor. He received his MA in in Counseling from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, and has been a therapist with Southwestern Medical Clinic since 1990. Prior to his career in counseling, Richard was employed for several years as a youth pastor. He specializes in working with attention deficit-hyperactive children and their parents, college students and adults, conduct-disordered children, as well as a variety of other issues, including marital therapy, depression, anxiety, and addictions. He has received specialized training in trauma and critical incident stress management.
Flori Mejeur, MSW, LMSW
Flori Mejeur is a master’s level licensed clinical social worker and received her MSW degree from Western Michigan University. She comes to us with a background in education and special education. Areas of counseling experience for Flori include working with children, adolescent girls, and adults with a variety of issues, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, marital therapy, and adjustments to life situations, such as divorce, moves and loss issues.
Bradford Wilson, MS, MA, TLLP
Brad is a Master’s level Temporary Limited Licensed Psychologist who is currently a Clinical Counseling Doctoral Candidate at Trevecca Nazarene University. Brad earned his MS in Psychology and MA in Ministry from Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. Prior to his career in counseling, Brad was a minister, missionary and judicial administrator. Brad works with adults experiencing anxiety and depression, as well as those seeking improvement with relationships, boundaries and self-esteem. Brad has specific experience guiding adults through issues relative to past abuse and the transitions of early adulthood, career, pre-marriage, marriage and dealing with the “empty nest”. Brad also enjoys assisting individuals with the unique emotional and transitional challenges of senior life.
Kris Petlick, MA, LLP
Kris is a master’s level limited licensed psychologist who received her master’s degree in counseling psychology from Western Michigan University, and her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame. She works with a variety of clients, including children, adolescent girls, and adults, as well as couples and families. Kris also works with attention deficit-hyperactivity evaluations and management.
Edie Zars, MSW, LMSW
Edie is a master’s level licensed clinical social worker who received her MSW degree from Andrews University. Edie brings a wealth of experience gained in a variety of industries prior to completing her MSW. She has direct clinical experience in the environments of school counseling, a local women’s shelter, a nursing home, and court-involved individuals in a social worker capacity. Edie enjoys working with clients of all ages, and has a special interest in marital therapy.