2 Locations to Better Your Needs:
Traverse City & Gaylord

 

Traverse City: 231-941-6550

Gaylord: 989-448-8344

Our Staff

Michael P. Hayes, Ph.D.
Michigan Licensed Psychologist
Executive Clinical Director

Dr. Michael P. Hayes is the co-owner of Old Town Psychological Services and also serves as the clinical and executive director. He has served in this capacity since 1999. Previously, he worked in various capacities for the community mental health system. He has worked in private practice since 1993 in the Grand Traverse Region. He received his undergraduate degree in psychology in 1990 from Central Michigan University. He later completed a master’s degree program at Goddard College in counseling and psychology in 1993. He then completed a Ph.D. program in clinical psychology in 1996 at The Union Institute Graduate School. He is licensed as a psychologist in the State of Michigan. His specialty areas in clinical service are in psychological testing and evaluation, posttraumatic stress disorder, attention deficit disorders, depression/anxiety, evaluation and treatment of various childhood disorders, serving individuals undergoing Bariatric surgery and custody and divorce issues.


Brian Majerczyk, M.A.
Limited Licensed Psychologist

Brian Majerczyk is a staff psychologist with Old Town Psychological Services and has been with the organization since 2000. He has earned a Masters degree in Behavioral Psychology from Western Michigan University. He is currently employed on a full time basis as a psychologist in Michigan’s prison system. Current specialties include working with children with behavioral disorders, providing group counseling services and treating substance abuse disorders. In addition, he provides disability evaluations and consults on issues pertaining to behavioral psychology


Theresa D. Stack, M.A.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Theresa Stack is a clinical therapist at Old Town Psychological Services. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Recreational Therapy from Central Michigan University. She completed a second Master’s degree in Social Work from Grand Valley State University. Theresa has worked in the mental health field for over twenty years and for eight years in the public school system. She is a Licensed Master’s level Social Worker and a member of the National Association of Social Workers. Specialties include provision of individual and group therapy for adults, adolescents, and children in the areas of depression, anxiety, attention deficit disorder, grief, and post-traumatic stress disorder. In addition she specializes in family and marriage counseling, including the areas of divorce and child custody. Theresa also works with many veterans at the Vet Center in Traverse City.


James Talbott, M.S.
Limited Licensed Psychologist

James Talbott is a staff psychologist with Old Town Psychological Services and he joined the organization in 1999. He earned his Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Eastern Michigan University. He has worked in the mental health field for over thirty years mainly in the public mental health system. He continues to work on a full time basis for Northern Lakes Community Mental Health and works in the emergency and counseling departments. Jim is a member of the Michigan Association of Professional Psychologists. He currently specializes in providing disability evaluations, psychological testing, treatment of depression/anxiety, and crisis intervention.


Pamela McMillan, Ed. Spec., M.A.
Limited Licensed Psychologist

Pamela McMillan, Ed. Spec., M.A. is a limited licensed psychologist, having earned her M.A. in clinical and school psychology from Wayne State University. She also holds a Master’s degree in Emotional Impairments from Eastern Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science for Cognitive Impairments from Eastern Michigan University. She has over 30 years of teaching experience working with special education grades K-12. She worked as a behavioral specialist for half of her career in education. She was the founder of an independent living complex for adults with developmental disabilities and their college mentors. She was also the director of a Special Needs Ministry for twelve years. Her specialty areas in clinical service are psychological testing, evaluations, posttraumatic disorders, attention deficit disorders, depression, anxiety, and treatment of various childhood disorders while assisting parents in understanding the IEP processes within schools.


Greg Hamilton, M.A.
Licensed Professional Counselor

Greg Hamilton joined Old Town Psychological Services as a therapist in February of 2011. He is a native of Traverse City and a former professional educator. Before retiring in 2008, he spent over twenty years as a high school guidance counselor assisting students with a variety of academic and personal counseling issues. Greg completed a bachelor degree from Alma College in 1981 and a master of arts in counseling degree from Central Michigan University in 1986. He is also a licensed professional counselor and a member of the American Psychotherapy Association. He utilizes creative, eclectic, as well as cognitive behavioral therapy approaches across a broad range of issues including trauma and loss, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, traumatic brain injury and adjustment disorders. His professional, personal and academic background allows him to be very effective with children and adolescents. In addition, he specializes in working with adult male counseling issues


Teresa Banks

Teresa Banks joined Old Town in August of 2013. I love being part of this family and being able to help where I can. I have six years experience in customer service and management and I love working with people. I am a mother of two amazing little girls, Piper is 8 and Emma is 6. We always try and do family activities during our weekends together, as we are busy during the week with cheerleading, school and work. Family is number one to me and now I have two.


Robert Bevier, PhD.
Limited Licensed Psychologist

Robert Bevier, Ph.D. is a limited licensed psychologist, having earned a Ph.D. in educational psychology from Wayne State University. He also holds two Master’s degrees. One is in Guidance and Counseling and the other in School Psychology. He worked for the Troy School District for 38 years as a teacher, psychologist and middle school counselor. His areas of expertise are children with educational, behavior and adjustment disorders that may be related to ADHD, depression, anxiety, divorce or family issues. Bob also has extensive experience in educational and psychological evaluations


Jacey L. Cook, Ph.D.

Jacey L. Cook, Ph.D. is a Clinical Psychologist that has been in practice since 2007. Jacey is experienced in providing outpatient therapy and psychological evaluations to a wide range of individuals and mental health disorders. Jacey has extensive experience in the treatment of ADHD, behavioral problems, depression, anxiety, parenting, and marital issues.


Phillip LaCourse

MA. LLP, CAADC, CCS-R

 

Phillip LaCourse MA. LLP, CAADC, CCS-R is the Director of Substance Abuse Services for Old Town Psychological Services. He has been Licensed as a Psychologist in the State of Michigan for the last Thirty-Eight years.

He has had an extensive history working in the mental health and substance use disorder field. He has held Clinical Directors positions for Brighton Hospital, Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Corporation, University of Michigan, Catherine McAuley Health Center and was the Chief Administrator for the Oakland County Health Department, Office of Substance Abuse Services for 11 years.

He completed his PhD coursework in Addiction Studies through the University of Detroit and then worked with research and Development programming for the University of Michigan (emergency services) and Catherine McAuley Health Center for 11 years.

A professional career which began in 1979 and continues with Old Town Psychological Services.


Gerald (Jerry) Micketti

Gerald (Jerry) Micketti, a veteran of the US Navy, ministry and life brings to the therapeutic relationship all his experience and himself to assist the client in discovering her/himself. He describes his therapy as “I’m the guy you talk with when you want to talk with someone.” 


Hope Kochis

My name is Hope Kochis, I am a graduate of University of the Cumberlands with a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I received my bachelor’s degree in Family Life Education from Spring Arbor University in 2015. I am a member of the American Counseling Association and follow their Code of Ethics. I have experience working with clients of all ages with various Mental Health needs. I specialize in the treatment of PTSD and childhood trauma. I believe in an experiential therapy model that incorporates the mind-body connection to achieve emotional regulation. I am also eager to work with couples and families to help restore connections and improve communication skills using conflict resolution techniques.


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