Tamika Reeves is the founder of Transition Family Services and Director of Counseling. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LLPC) as well as a National Board Certified Counselor (NCC). She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2007 from Michigan State University. She then went on to obtain her Masters in Counseling from Oakland University in 2013. She has experience working in several setting including foster care, adoption, child welfare, adult mental health, psychotherapy and developmental disabilities. As a native of Detroit Michigan she is dedicated to bettering her community and being a positive role model for the youth. Mrs. Reeves has several years of experience working in the area of suicide prevention, career counseling, motivational interviewing, mental health counseling, autism and developmental disabilities, and youth mentoring. She is in pursuit of her Doctorate in Counseling as well Advanced Mental Health Specialization through Oakland University. Mrs. Reeves also is credentialed as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP), Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional and Community Mental Health Professional (CMHP).
Mr. Jackson earned his MSW from the University of Michigan, with an emphasis in two areas: Community Organization and Children, Youth and Family, as well as a minor in Management. For his undergraduate degree, he completed a dual major in Communications and Political Science. Prior to assuming the position as FEP Director, he worked as In-Home Clinical Therapist for the Juvenile Assessment Center of Wayne County, in Detroit. In this role, his responsibilities were to assess, develop plans, coordinate care, provide in-home therapy, and evaluate outcomes for youth in Wayne County. Mr. Jackson’s previous experience includes work as a School-Based Clinical Therapist within the Highland Park School District. In this position, he did assessments and treatment planning, provided therapy at the indicated level (individual, family, and/or collateral), and participated in community education and outreach efforts. He has also served on the Wayne-Westland Healthy Advisory Board, and worked as Assistant Outreach Coordinator for the University of Michigan School of Education, and as a Student Resident Advisor.