About Us

Welcome to Diversity Psychological Services

Our staff has years of experience and the compassion that makes us different. We are proud to offer a wide range of services for all people. That’s what makes Diversity Psychological Services different.

Meet Our Team

Mark Hulbert, MA, LLP, CPEH

Mark Hulbert, MA, LLP, CPEH

Lansing

Mark Hulbert, MA, LLP, CPEH, received his BA from Anderson University in Marriage and Family Relations in 1988 and received his MA from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Counseling Psychology in 1993...

Sylvia Orchid Light, LMSW

Sylvia Orchid Light, LMSW

East Lansing

Sylvia Orchid Light, LMSW is a Licensed Master of Social Work who received her MSW from Michigan State University. She helps individuals in transitions, including those of school, marriage, raising children, divorce, partner loss, career changes...

Joe Torres, MA, LLC

Joe Torres, MA, LLC

Lansing

Joe Torres, MA, LLC received his BA in Community Services in 2016 from Siena Heights University. In 2019, he received his MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Siena Heights’ graduate college. Joe is trained in using Motivational Interviewing...

Selena Lovejoy MA, LLPC

Selena Lovejoy MA, LLPC

West Lansing

Selena Lovejoy MA, LLPC, received a Bachelor's in Human service from Baker college. Then continued on with a Master's degree in counseling at Spring Arbor University. My desire has always been to help the hurting, to help them to process...

Bob Shaw, MSW, LMSW

Bob Shaw, MSW, LMSW

Lansing

Bob Shaw, MSW, LMSW, has earned his BA in Hospitality Business and his MA in Clinical Social Work, both from MSU. Bob has visited West Africa three times for work and education-related activities and provides refugee counseling and diagnosis...

Caitlin M. Thompson, Counselor, MA, CRC, NCC, LPC

Caitlin M. Thompson, Counselor, MA, CRC, NCC, LPC

East Lansing

Caitlin M. Thompson, Counselor, MA, CRC, NCC, LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Michigan and a Nationally Certified Counselor assisting adults experiencing challenges of all types: be that physical, mental, psychiatric...

Stephanie Gogarn MA, LLC

Stephanie Gogarn MA, LLC

West Lansing

Stephanie Gogarn MA, LLC received her BA in Multidisciplinary Studies in 2011 from Siena Heights University. In 2015, Stephanie received her MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Siena Heights University Graduate College...

Brigette Thornes, LLMSW

Brigette Thornes, LLMSW

Lansing

Brigette Thornes, LLMSW, received her MA from Michigan State University. An active member
at Ele’s Place since 2014, she has worked with children and families through the grieving
process in group settings, applying interventions including sand tray. During...

Jan Bidwell, LMSW

Jan Bidwell, LMSW

East Lansing

Jan Bidwell, LMSW is a licensed clinical Social Worker, an author, front line crisis responder, community activist, and mediation teacher. She has been working with individuals, families, and groups for decades. Jan was the first social worker...

Samantha R. Rios, LMSW, CAADC

Samantha R. Rios, LMSW, CAADC

West Lansing

My philosophy to therapy is that each person has the capability to work through the obstacles presented in life, but sometimes we need help uncovering our abilities and applying them. My treatment approach is individually tailored to the uniqueness...

Joanne Giordano, LMSW

Joanne Giordano, LMSW

Telehealth

Joanne Giordano, LMSW has 30 years experience providing therapy with a masters degree from Michigan State University in Clinical Social Work. She provides a compassionate, supportive, safe and nurturing space to work on issues that are important...

Amy Walker, LLMSW

Amy Walker, LLMSW

East Lansing

Amy Walker, LLMSW, became a therapist due to her love for relationships and a desire to understand emotional processes and healing. She specializes in assisting those experiencing anxiety, depression, and domestic abuse situations. She completed her Bachelor's degree in...