Mental Health:

The Mentally Fit Program and BGCSM is a partnership with Wayne State University, University of Detroit Mercy, and Michigan School of Psychology. The program includes:

* individual therapy

* group therapy

* workshops

* parent coaching

 

The group therapy curriculum is an adaptation of the SEE Learning Program.

* Social, Emotional, Ethical Learning is an innovative wellness program developed by Emory University

* This program provides a developmentally staged curriculum to develop skills such as self-regulation, focus, compassion, and social skills

* SEE Learning empowers youth to engage ethically as part of a global community and build compassion for themselves and others

* SEE Learning is a trauma-informed practice that is focused on resilience training for youth

Meet our Mentally Fit team:

 

Tiffany Abrego, PhD, LP - Director, Supervising Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Tiffany Abrego has a joint appointment Wayne State University as an Associate Professor and the Boys and Girls Club. Dr. Tiffany completed her doctoral training at Eastern Michigan University in 2015, and worked as a medical school professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria for the past 6 years. She specializes in treatment and psychological assessment of children and adolescents with trauma, medical conditions, ADHD, autism, and learning disabilities. BGCSM is a training site for psychology doctoral students under her supervision. Her research focus is on outcomes of our community programming at BGCSM, in addition to obesity and executive dysfunction research. She is very passionate about spreading the word of mental health treatment, and reducing the stigma of seeking therapy and other treatments.

Molly Cory, PhD, DLLP - Postdoctoral Fellow, Supervising Psychologist