Deborah L Drescher, J.D., M.A., L.P.C.

 

Education: 
    Graduate School 
        MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF EDUCATION,  East Lansing, MI 
            M.A. in Agency Counseling awarded December, 1987 
            Coursework completed for Ph.D. in Counseling/Counselor Education

    Law School 
        UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, HASTINGS COLLEGE OF THE LAW,  San Francisco, CA 
            J.D. awarded May, 1980

    Undergraduate 
           MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY,  East Lansing, MI 
                B.A. awarded Cum Laude, December, 1977 in Justice, Morality, and Constitutional Democracy

Licensure: 
    Licensed Professional Counselor, State of Michigan 
    Limited License Psychologist, State of Michigan 
    Licensed  to Practice Law, State of Michigan 
 

Experience: 
        MICHIGAN PSYCHOTHERAPY ,  Lansing, MI ,  Therapist and Forensic Consultant 1990-Present

    Range of patients treated: adolescent and adult patients with affective, anxiety, obsessive/compulsive, and personality disorders, along with patients with affective psychoses, schizophrenia, post traumatic stress disorder, and multiple personality disorder, and patients with eating disorders, phobias, and issues of self-identity. Patients are seen in individual, couple, family, and group formats.
    Forensic consultations include mental health issues related to personal injury, workers compensation, social security disability, private disability, sexual harassment, sexual discrimination, criminal, vocational rehabilitation, and professional/career difficulties regarding individuals and individuals within their work environment.

        MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY,    East Lansing, MI Instructor 1987-1989

    As an instructor at the university I taught a number of Master’s level counseling courses including group counseling, counseling practice, counseling process, counseling strategies, and counseling practicum.

       ATTORNEY AND FORENSIC CONSULTANT IN PRIVATE PRACTICE 1981 to present

        CLERK TO JUSTICE JAMES L. RYAN, MICHIGAN SUPREME COURT, 1980-1981