Behavioral Health Providers

Cassopolis Family Clinic Network has been the healthcare home in our community for more than fifty-five years. It is the place where families come because they trust the people they know to provide the healthcare they need.  Photo credit: Ann Reiff/Studio 513 East

Michele Bowen, LMSW, Behavioral Health, Cass Family Clinic Network

Michele Bowen, LMSW

Therapist

Location: Niles Community Health Center

Education: Bachelor of Arts – Developmental Psychology, Purdue University Calumet, Hammond, Indiana; Master of Social Work, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Joined CFCN: 2019

Certifications: Certified Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Counselor; Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor.

Rebecca Brueck, PMHNP-BC, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse, Cass Family Clinic

Rebecca Brueck, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Location: Cassopolis Family Clinic and Niles Community Health Center

Education: Bachelor of Science, Spring Arbor University, Kalamazoo, Michigan; Master of Science – Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.

Joined CFCN: 2018

Ruth Hood, LMSW, Behavioral Health Therapist, Cass Family Clinic

Ruth Hood, LMSW

Therapist

Location: Niles Community Health Center

Education: Bachelor of Science, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan; Master of Social Work, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan.

Joined CFCN: 2016

Certifications: Certified in Crisis Prevention Intervention

Vicky Merrills, LMSW, Behavioral Health, Cass Family Clinic Network

Vicky Merrills, LMSW

Therapist

Location: Cassopolis Family Clinic

Education: Master of Social Work, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan

Joined CFCN: 2018

Certifications: Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Saundra Mortenson, LMSW

Therapist

Location: Niles Community Health Center

Education: Master of Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Joined CFCN: 2020

 

Jacqueline Rafter, LLMSW, Behavioral Therapist, Cass Family Clinic Network

Jacqueline Rafter, LMSW

Therapist

Location: Cassopolis Family Clinic

Education: Master of Social Work, Indiana University, South Bend, Indiana

Joined CFCN: 2018

Certifications: Certified in Crisis Prevention Intervention

Bette Spearritt, LMSW, CAADC, CCS

Therapist

Location: Niles Community Health Center

Education: Master of Social Work, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan

Joined CFCN: 2020

Certifications: Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor; Certified Clinical Supervisor

This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).