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Giesken Counseling Services Team

Jerilynn Jacobson, LMSW, Owner & CEO

Jerilynn Jacobson, LMSW, Owner & CEO

Jerilynn assists adults with various struggles and treatment needs, she specializes in grief counseling for adults as a certified grief-informed professional. GCS locations: Clarkston & Grand Blanc, MI.
Emily Merlo, LMSW, Clinical Director

Emily Merlo, LMSW, Clinical Director

Emily specializes in teens (18+), young adults, adults, and adults 65+ who are struggling with grief/bereavement, life transitions, anxiety, and self-esteem. GCS locations: Clarkston & Grand Blanc, MI.
Traci Westphal, LPC

Traci Westphal, LPC

Traci counsels children (5+), teens, and young adults (22 and younger). She specializes in anxiety, depression, anger management, ADHD, ODD, relationship issues, and the LGBTQ+ population. GCS locations: Clarkston & Grand Blanc, MI.
Jessica Prevost, LPC

Jessica Prevost, LPC

Jessica counsels teenage girls (14+), young adults, and adults. She specializes in perinatal & postpartum anxiety/depression, anxiety disorders, and more. GCS locations: Clarkston & Grand Blanc, MI.
Elena Reimer, LLMSW

Elena Reimer, LLMSW

Elena works with children (12+), teens, young adults, and adults. Elena specializes in trauma but works with a variety of concerns. GCS locations: Online (Virtual) ONLY.
Marc Burger, LLPC

Marc Burger, LLPC

Marc works with children (6+), teens, young adults, adults, families, & couples. Marc specializes in abuse/neglect, midlife challenges, Christian counseling, & more. GCS: Clarkston, MI.
Joleen Beagle, LMSW

Joleen Beagle, LMSW

Joleen works with teens (16+), young adults, and adults. She specializes in PTSD/CPTSD and Accelerated Resolution Therapy. GCS locations: Clarkston & Grand Blanc, MI.
Susan Shaw, LPC

Susan Shaw, LPC

Susan works with children (12+), teens, young adults, women, and families. Susan specializes in students who struggle academically, emotionally, and socially, empowering women and young adults. GCS locations: Grand Blanc, MI.
Kali Martin, LLPC

Kali Martin, LLPC

Kali works with clients who are 16 and older and specializes in the LGBT+ community, depression, anxiety, and trauma. GCS locations: Online (Virtual) ONLY.
Alexis Smith, LLMSW

Alexis Smith, LLMSW

Alexis works with children, teens, young adults, families, and couples. While Alexis' primary focus lies in anxiety and depression, she helps clients on diverse journeys. GCS locations: Grand Blanc, MI (In-person ONLY).
Jason Scimemi, TLLP

Jason Scimemi, TLLP

Jason works with teens (14+) through adults and families. Jason has experience with depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship and interpersonal conflict, academic difficulties, and more. GCS locations: Grand Blanc, MI.
Lee-Anna Welsh, LLMSW

Lee-Anna Welsh, LLMSW

Lee-Anna works with teenagers (18+), young adults, and adults. Lee-Anna counsels anxiety, depression, stress management, trauma, parenting, women's issues, and more. GCS locations: Clarkston, MI.
Caritta Christian, LLP

Caritta Christian, LLP

Caritta works with children (8+), teens, young adults, adults, families, and couples who may be struggling with depression, anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, and more. GCS locations: Grand Blanc, MI.
Natalie Shaver, LLMSW

Natalie Shaver, LLMSW

Natalie works with teens, young adults, adults, couples, and families. She has experience with depression, anxiety, trauma, relationships and more. GCS locations: Clarkston, MI (In-person ONLY).

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