Dr. Inwald, founder of Neurobehvaioral Consultants, is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the neuropsychological assessment and intervention of children and adults. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Social Work from Michigan State University. He obtained graduate school training at Michigan State University and Indiana State University. He earned his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Forest Institute of Professional Psychology.

He received his adult neuropsychological training through the University Of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Inwald has received his pediatric training through Children's Hospital of Michigan.

Prior to entering private practice, he was the Director of Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation at Henry Ford Health Systems, Wyandotte. Dr. Inwald was also senior supervisor of Rehabilitation for Henry Ford's Neuropsychological Post-doctoral Program. He has been an affiliate neuropsychologist for a large neurological group, director for a Chronic Pain Program, and a clinical consultant for two TBI treatment programs.

Dr. Inwald has presented to various audiences on child, adolescent, and adult neuropsychological assessment, neuropathology, and treatment.

He is a professional member of the American Psychological Association (APA), Michigan Psychological Association (MPA), and National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN).

Dr. Inwald is married and is very proud of his three children.  He enjoys traveling, running, hiking, cooking and reading historical fiction.

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In practice, Melissa works with individuals, couples, and families. Treatment is unique for each client and is determined by their own goals and needs. Areas of specialization include psychological assessment, cognitive remediation, anxiety and panic disorders, depression, women's issues, mood disorders, post- traumatic stress disorder, adjustment disorders, geriatric issues, trauma, grief and loss, relational and family issues and court mandated therapy. Her approach to therapy varies with each client, ranging from psychodynamic therapy, cognitive behavioral orientation, and mindfulness meditation.

Some of Melissa's personal hobbies include physical exercise such as long distance running and circuit training. She enjoys gourmet cooking as well as sampling different cultural cuisines. She has always enjoyed studying different cultures and traveling. Melissa speaks fluent Greek and Spanish as well as Arabic.

Melissa received her Bachelor's degree at Loyola University Chicago. She attended the University of Detroit Mercy to earn her Master's degree in clinical psychology. Currently, Melissa is working on her doctorate in clinical psychology at the Michigan School of Professional Psychology.

Change occurs through the working relationship between psychologist and client. It is her belief that individuals have the potential to grow and heal through this therapeutic alliance.

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As a state-licensed and certified speech-language pathologist, Valerie Ericson works with clients across the lifespan to assess and treat speech, language, voice, swallowing and cognitive-communicative deficits. Valerie is proud to have completed her Bachelor's degree at Michigan State University and graduate-level training at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. She has been a Certified Brain Injury Specialist since 2013.

Before joining Neurobehavioral Consultants, P.C., Valerie primarily served individuals with acquired brain injuries in outpatient and semi-independent living settings. Her passion for carefully planned, person-centered, and evidence-based treatment led her to Neurobehavioral Consultants, P.C., where she is able to carefully collaborate with participants, their families, and the excellent psychologists at Neurobehavioral Consultants to deliver high-quality care.

Valerie spends most of her leisure time gardening, cooking, baking, exercising and socializing with friends and family.
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In practice, Kevin believes that it is important to treat each person as unique and the expert of their own life. Trained in both Humanistic, Existential, and Interpersonal psychotherapy, Kevin’s main goal is to help you achieve your highest potential and ability in yourself. He has experience in working with adolescents, young adults, and couples along with training in treating individuals suffering from chronic pain, anxiety, depression, and interpersonal issues. He conducts individual psychotherapy and neuropsychological assessments, under the direct supervision of Dr. Inwald.

Kevin received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology from Central Michigan University. He is currently attending the Michigan School of Professional Psychology, where he received his Master’s degree and Specialist degree in Clinical Psychology. Kevin is a published author, researcher, and presenter in several areas of Psychology, including Sexual Identity Theory, life satisfaction, sexual self-concept, video games, and aggression. He is currently finishing his doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology at the Michigan School of Professional Psychology.

In his free time, Kevin enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, friends, and family. He enjoys playing video games regularly, exercising, and collecting Star Wars action figures.
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In practice, Nicole works with children and adults in an individual or group setting. She is prepared to work with diverse individuals who bring a wide range of concerns. However her areas of specialization include adjustment, trauma, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, stress management, and interpersonal issues. Nicole believes therapy is most helpful in a safe, supportive, and honest environment. She is committed to empowering clients to recognize their strengths, overcome challanges, and develop new perspectives. Treatment varies based on each person's unique needs. Nicole employs a variety of modalities such as existential theory, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness skills, art therapy techniques, and play therapy.

Nicole received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. She earned her MAster's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Gannon University in Pennsylvania. Nicole is a nationally certified counselor and a professional member of the American Counseling Association.

In her spare time, Nicole enjoys running, reading with a good cup of coffee, and spending time with friends and family. She is an avid knitter, often crafting baby blankets for charity. Nicole has always enjoyed equestrian pursuits, and is passionately learning the art of dressage.
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Kathy is the administrative assistant for Neurobehavioral Consultants. She is most likely the first voice you will hear when calling the office. It is her goal to effectively answer your questions and schedule appointments in a warm and friendly manner. Besides greeting patients, Kathy's role is to ensure administrative tasks are done in efficient manner.

Kathy is married and has three daughters. Her family are hikers and love to especially hike the national parks! She likes to explore new places and cities. To relax, Kathy enjoys gardening or reading a good novel.

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Alex is an office assistant at Neurobehavioral Consultants. She is often the first voice you hear when calling our office. Alex schedules appointments, checks health insurance information, and also assists with medical records and transcription. Alex has a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Wayne State University and is currently in graduate school pursuing a career in Speech and Language Pathology. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as her pets.

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Joan Fleming is the practice manager for Neurobehavioral Consultants, P.C. Joan's role is to ensure that our clients have a positive experience with our administrative and professional staff, and that you are pleased with the care provided by our office.

Additionally, Joan handles the insurance billing, accounts payable and accounts receivable. When not in the office, Joan enjoys spending time with her family, travel, exercise and gardening. Clients' feedback regarding our practice is very important to us. Please feel free to contact Joan with any questions, or feedback regarding your experience at Neurobehavioral Consultants, P.C.

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