Substance Abuse Treatment

PAR Rehab Services offers a Substance Abuse Disorder Program for adults and adolescents.  This new program includes substance abuse assessment, diagnosis, and outpatient treatment services in individual and group modalities.

PAR utilizes evidence-based practices and individualized treatment in order to equip individuals with the skills necessary to maintain a lifestyle of recovery.

Office Hours

Monday: 8:00am to 8:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am to 8:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am to 8:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am to 8:00pm
Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Evening appointments available upon request of individual therapist.

Lansing Office

Lansing Office:
3960 Patient Care Dr., Ste. 104
Lansing, MI 48911
Phone: 517-887-9801
Fax: 517-887-9826

PAR Rehab Services is located off Pine Tree Road 1/2 mile South of Jolly Road just west of the 127 overpasses. Take Pine Tree Road South 1/2 mile to Patient Care Drive. Turn left on Patient Care Drive and go to the building on the left. We are in building 3960, suite 104. Enter through the South entrance.

From I-96 East
Take 96 West to 127 North. Take 127 North to Jolly Road exit. At traffic light, turn right onto Dunckel Road. At traffic light turn left onto Jolly Road. Continue East on Jolly Road, take a right on Pine Tree Road. Continue South to Patient Care Drive. Turn left, proceed to South entrance of building number 3960. PAR is located in suite 104.

From I-96 West
Take 96 East to 69 East to 127 South. Take 127 South to Jolly Road exit. At traffic light, turn right onto Dunckel Road. At traffic light turn left onto Jolly Road. Continue East on Jolly Road, take a right on Pine Tree Road. Continue South to Patient Care Drive. Turn left, proceed to South entrance of building number 3960. PAR is located in suite 104.

Kalamazoo Office

Kalamazoo Office:
4341 S. Westnedge Ave., Ste. 1101
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Phone: 269-459-6576
Fax: 269-459-6577

Starting July 1, 2013, we will offer psychological and neuropsychological evaluation services in our new Kalamazoo location.  If you are interested in having your evaluation performed in Kalamazoo, please make sure to notify the receptionist taking your call.

Robert J. Fabiano, PhD

Executive Director
Licensed Psychologist
Adjunct Professor at Michigan State University

Dr. Robert Fabiano functions as Executive Director of PAR and is a Licensed Psychologist who conducts psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for clients with a variety of cognitive, psychiatric, and neurobehavioral disorders. He serves as a consulting neuropsychologist with Sparrow Hospital and Ingham Medical Center and has been an Adjunct Professor with Michigan State University since 1991. Dr. Fabiano has published numerous scientific articles in areas of neuropsychology and traumatic brain injury as well as lectured extensively in areas of neuro-rehabilitation, neuropsychology, and vocational assessment.

Michael E. Barnes, DO

Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Stephanie Commings, MD


Dr. Commings graduated from the
University of Michigan with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Women's Studies in 1997She received her Medical Degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in 2002Dr. Commings completed her psychiatry residency with MSU in 2008. She is Board Eligible in the field of Adult Psychiatry. Her professional interests include mood, anxiety and thought disorders, women's health across the lifespan, and pregnancy and post-partum issues.

Marla J. Warren, MD

Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Dr. Warren completed medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in 1999.  She moved to Indianapolis for a "Triple Board" residency, including pediatrics, general psychiatry, and child/adolescent psychiatry, which was completed in 2004. Dr. Warren has been a private practice child and adolescent psychiatrist in the Lansing area since 2004.  She is board certified in child and adolescent psychiatry, general psychiatry, and pediatrics.  Her areas of interest are ADHD, depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Joel M. Sanchez, MD


Dr. Joel Sanchez is a graduate of Michigan State University and the MSU College of Human Medicine. He is in his third year of residency at the MSU Department of Psychiatry and intends to complete training in child/adolescent psychiatry as well.  He currently serves as the president of the Resident Physician Section of the Michigan Psychiatric Society.  Dr. Sanchez is available for general adult psychiatric care including evaluations and treatment. Some of his areas of interest include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, ADHD, and thought disorders.  Along with medication management,he utilizes multiple therapy techniques including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavioral Activation, Mindfulness, and psychoeducation.

Micheal Shafer, PhD

Limited License Psychologist

Dr. Shafer was born in Columbus, GA and raised in Seattle, WA. After receiving his B.A. in psychology from Seattle University, he moved to Guam where he provided hospital-based counseling services for approximately a year. After returning to the U.S., he received his M.A. in applied psychology from the University of Baltimore and conducted research at the University of Maryland Medical School, focusing on the provision of school-based mental health services to children. In 2008, Dr. Shafer received a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of North Texas. He participated in several research projects (ultimately published or presented at national conferences); a paper he co-authored on the evaluation of a self-concept instrument was acknowledged with the 2002 APA Alfred B. Newmann Award. While completing his Ph.D., Dr. Shafer developed a strong interest in the field of clinical neuropsychology and brain-behavior relationships. Today, his primary research/clinical interests include the assessment of neuropsychological disorders in children and adults (e.g., stroke, TBI, Alzheimer’s) and the study of localized brain functioning. 

Nicole L. Gilbertson, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Gilbertson earned her doctorate of Clinical Psychology from George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon. She completed her residency training with the Chicago Area Christian Training Consortium. She has previous experience working with all age ranges with varying mental health needs. At PAR, Dr. Gilbertson conducts psychological evaluations and provides psychotherapy primarily for children, adolescents, and their families. Her clinical specialties include behavior disorders in children, Autism Spectrum Disorders, eating disorders, grief issues in childhood, and treatment for childhood abuse. Dr. Gilbertson uses empirically validated treatment approaches with clinical creativity to tailor interventions to engage individuals in a meaningful way. Her desire is to work with children and their families to identify specific goals for treatment; empower parents through psychoeducation and support; and to implement effective interventions which will empower individuals to reach their full potential.

Brooke VanBuren-Hay, PhD, JD

Licensed Psychologist

Vicki Hawkins, LMSW, ACSW

Clinical Social Worker

Vicki Hawkins has been serving individuals and families in psychiatric, medical and rehabilitation social work since 1993. She has been at PAR Rehab services since 1999 working as a clinical therapist/case manager and specializes with adjustment issues including coping with trauma and automobile accidents. She also has extensive experience in working with people who have struggled with depression, anxiety, marital and parenting issues. 

Angela Peña, LMSW

Clinical Social Worker

Angela Pena graduated from Michigan State University in the field of Family Community Services. After being employed in the human services field as an Employment Counselor and Foster Care Caseworker, Angela returned to MSU and earned a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work. Angela has extensive experience working with individulas with developmental and physical disabilities and Traumatic Brain Injuries. She played a key role in developing the social work program at Origami Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center and bringing knowledge of community resources to the individuals served. At PAR, Angela conducts psychotherapy with individuals of all ages, specializing in the areas of anxiety, depression, anger management and Traumatic Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She also assists individuals with connecting to community services and resources based on their identified needs. Angela has a passion for helping people to meet their full potential and to recognize their purpose in life.  Angela is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.  She specializes in and provides Christian Counseling upon request.

Greg Schma, LMSW, ACSW

Clinical Social Worker

Greg is a Licensed Social Worker in Clinical Practice providing initial evaluations and research based multi-modal treatment interventions to children, adolescents and adults. Greg is also a Certified School Social Worker in Macro Practice with extensive knowledge of Special Education Law providing evaluation, behavioral consultation and case management services to children and adolescents with Individualized Educational Programs. Greg has worked for over 20 years in clinical and educational settings with clients dealing with Marital and Parenting Issues - Childhood Behavioral and Learning Disorders - ADHD - Depression and Anxiety and Autism Spectrum Disorder using techniques that are empirically validated, strategically oriented and focused on practical, attainable solutions.

Toby Powell, LMSW, ACSW

Clinical Social Worker

Toby has a BA from Justin Morrill College, Michigan State University; an MA from Chicago Theological Seminary; an MSW from Grand Valley State University and a graduate certificate in health sciences from Western Michigan University. He is a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers with full licensure as a clinical social worker in Michigan (LMSW).
Toby works with adults with very diverse needs including mood issues, self esteem and anxiety problems, resolving longstanding trauma affects and clarifying relationship, values and spiritual issues. He has over 30 years of outpatient psychotherapy experience with individuals, families, and groups; and, in addition to his mental health experience, he has worked with acute and home care patients.

Derek Russ, LLMSW

Limited Licensed Social Worker

Derek received his undergraduate degree in social work from Grand Valley State University then went on to earn his Masters degree in social work from Michigan State University. Derek works with a variety of age ranges but primarily focuses on working with children, adolescents and their families. His clinical experience involves working with individuals living with depression, anxiety and educating and partnering with parents whose children present various behavioral challenges. Derek’s goal is to utilize empirically validated treatments to support and empower individuals to develop better relationships, learn new methods of coping and maximize their strengths to reach their long term goals in life.

Kristin Holzman, LLMSW

Limited Licensed Social Worker

Kristin received her Bachelors of Social Work from Ferris State University. She then went on to earn her Masters degree in Clinical Social Work from Michigan State University. She works with patients of all ages who are experiencing diverse mental health issues. She has experience providing services to individuals, families, and groups. Kristin also specializes in substance abuse treatment.

Todd Westfall, MA, CRC, LPC

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor

Todd has been employed at PAR since 2000. He began administering neuropsychological & psychological assessments while working to complete graduate school in Rehabilitation Counseling at Michigan State University. He is currently the supervisor of evaluation services as well as a psychotherapist, dividing his time between the two responsibilities. His experience applies to a wide range of individuals varying in age, disability, and/or mental health disorder. He has extensive experience with helping children & adults with ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Adjustment Disorders, and family/relationship issues.

Marci Cyphers, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Marci earned her M.A. in Counseling from Spring Arbor University. Her undergraduate work at Albion College included degrees in Cultural Anthropology and Comparative Religion. At PAR, Marci conducts psychotherapy as well as psychological and neuropsychological assessments. She works with clients of all ages with the goal of helping them discover or restore their full life potential, whether the concern is ADHD, depression, anxiety, brain injury, etc.

Amy Shelton, MA, LPC, CRC

Licensed Professional Counselor
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor

Ms. Shelton has been working in the field of rehabilitation since 1987.  Her specialty is disability and health adjustment, including treatment of depression, anxiety, and generalized adjustment disorders.  Ms. Shelton uses a person centered, cognitive behavioral therapeutic approach.  Ms. Shelton has over 23 years experience providing vocational rehabilitation to individuals seeking return to work following disability or other health conditions interfering with work ability.  Ms. Shelton provides work ability assessments, ability and interest assessments, career development counseling, and has aided hundreds of individuals is developing and implementing career plans aiding in successful return to work following disability or health changes.

Christine J. Humphrey, MA, LLPC, CADC

Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor
Limited Licensed Professional Counselor

Christine earned her MA in Community Counseling from Eastern Michigan University in 2003. Her undergraduate work at Saginaw Valley State University provided her with a BA in Education. Christine specializes in providing Substance Abuse assessment and treatment services for adolescents and adults with the ultimate goals of increased awareness, education, abstinence, and the attainment of recovery. Her modalities include both outpatient and intensive outpatient services via the use of empirically validated strategies and techniques which provide a stable foundation conducive for effective therapy. At PAR, Christine also provides therapy for individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, domestic violence/abuse, and chronic pain. Christine facilitates services for the Re-Entry Initiative for Offenders with Special needs Program – MPRI and works with the Ingham County Parole Board.  Christine is the Relapse Prevention Group Director at PAR.  The group provides relapse prevention skills for adults interested in establishing and maintaining abstinence and improving sobriety.  Christine also receives referrals from the various probation departments in the area and specializes in assisting individuals on probation for substance abuse offenses to successfully complete their probation.  Ms. Humphrey is also a participating member on the staff of the 55th District Court, Sobriety Court, in Mason, Michigan.

Matthew Orlando, MA, TLLP

Temporary Limited Licensed Psychologist

Matt earned his B.A. in Psychology from Michigan State University in 2010 and went on to earn his M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy in May of 2013.  As a graduate student, he completed his practicum training at a large community mental health center in the metro Detroit area.  While working at his practicum site, Matt gained valuable experience working with adolescents, young adults, and individuals experiencing anxiety and depression.  At PAR, Matt currently conducts psychotherapy as well as neuropsychological and psychological evaluations.

T'Shara Cannon, MA, LLPC

Limited Licensed Professional Counselor

T’Shara earned her MA in Counseling from Spring Arbor University.  At PAR T’Shara conducts psychotherapy as well as psychological and neuropsychological assessments.  She is a member of the Michigan Counseling Association and the American Counseling Association.  Special areas of interest include adolescent and adult therapy with a focus on managing anxiety, depression, and anger, conflict resolution, self-esteem issues, couples counseling, and problems adjusting to life changes.  Her approach is quite eclectic and tailored to the individual needs of her clients.  Her primary focus is to create a safe, compassionate, non-judgmental environment in which individuals leave each session feeling respected and empowered.

Meghan Banks, MA, LLPC

Limited Licensed Professional Counselor

Meghan earned her B.A. in Language Arts and Elementary Education from Spring Arbor University in 2008.  She went on to earn her M.A. in Counseling from Spring Arbor University in May 2013.  She completed a dual track which earned her an LLPC license as well as a School Counseling license.  Her internship was split between a middle school and high school where she worked with students on a variety of issues, ranging from academic problems to anxiety, depression, and struggles at home.  She works with all age ranges, but has a focus and strong background in helping youth and adolescents work through their dilemmas to build solid foundations for their futures.

Samantha Sharrard, BA


Samantha earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Michigan State University. Her undergraduate work also includes a specialization in Health Promotion. At PAR, Samantha conducts psychological and neuropsychological assessments.

Misty Kooienga, BA, MA

Office Manager

Misty has been with PAR since February 2007 when she began as an administrative assistant. Her main duties now include handling office management and organization, assisting in insurance claims processing through an external billing company, and working with clients to resolve their billing issues. Misty has a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from Michigan State University and a Masters of Arts in Social Science from the University of Michigan-Flint.

Brooke Pierce

Supervisor of Administrative Staff

has been employed at PAR since March 2008 and supervises the administrative staff. She works as administrative assistant with her main responsibilities pertaining to psychological and neuropsychological evaluations. She also handles scheduling (i.e., depositions, testing, etc.), mail correspondence from office to clients, and front reception duties.

Kim Cooney

Administrative Assistant

Kim has been employed at PAR since October 2007 as an administrative assistant and medical records custodian.  Other responsibilities include reception, answering the main phone line, and miscellaneous office duties.

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