Shai Brosh, Ph.D.
I work as a clinical psychologist at a local hospital. I completed an internship at Duke University Medical Center. My clinical interests are wide, including family and group therapy, difficult to treat personality disorders, consultation liaison, assessment, trauma, guided imagery, the use of questions as therapeutic tools, and geriatric psychology. Although I received intensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, my theoretical orientation is eclectic and it is tailored to the individual I am working with
Courses taught at UM-Flint:
- PSY 100 - Principles of Psychology
- PSY 309 - Abnormal Psychology
- PSY 319 - Principles of Research Design
Dr. Brosh began teaching at UM-Flint in 2009.
Jason Jarvis, M.A., T.L.L.P.
Research Interests: My current research aims to understand how positive health behaviors affect recipients of mental health services and what methods or techniques are effective for promoting these behaviors. One goal of this research focuses on developing a theoretical framework for understanding mental health recipient’s view of positive health behaviors. An additional and related goal includes developing improved methods of professional service to encourage these behaviors.
Mr. Jarvis began teaching at UM-Flint in 2012.
Tracy Juliao, Ph.D.
Dr. Juliao is a fully licensed health psychologist specializing in mind body and integrative health care approaches. She owns Total Health & Wellness Associates, PLLC originally of Farmington Hills, Michigan. Research interests include integrative medicine, weight management, pain management, lifestyle change, and micronutrients as related to physical and mental health.
Dr. Juliao begain teaching at UM-Flint in 2008.
Amanda Smith, M.A., L.L.P.
I have been a campus counselor at UM-Flint since Fall 2008 and an Adjunct Lecturer in the Public Health and Health Sciences Department since Fall 2013. I maintain expertise in mental health, psychological treatment, and neuropsychological assessment.
Ms. Smith began teaching at UM-Flint in 2007.
Amanda Taylor, M.S., L.L.P.
Clinical Focus: The bulk of my clinical practice revolves around implementing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, an evidence-based treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder. In addition, I use other second and third wave behavioral, evidence-based treatments such as CBT, ACT, MBSR, and MBCT to help improve the functionality of people who suffer from Depression, Anxiety, Specific Phobia, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Trauma Related Disorders.
Research Interests: My research interests surround Relational Frame Theory and Functional Contextualism. I use these perspectives to better understand the emotion regulatory functions of deception and other avoidance focused behaviors. In addition, I am interested in the interaction between emotion regulation and mindfulness.
Mrs. Taylor began teaching at UM-Flint in 2013.
Kelly Allen Zimmer, B.B.A, M.S., Ph.D.(ABD)
I hold degrees in Business and Psychology. My Bachelors degree is in Business Administration from Ferris State University. I have a Masters degree in General Psychology with Organizational Psych specialty from Walden University, and I am almost finished (ABD) with my PhD in Educational Psychology from the same institution.
I have taught in higher education for the past few years after serving decades in a business administration career. Prior to teaching at University of Michigan – Flint, I enjoyed several years in an administrative position at the University which allows me to have a sound understanding of students academic needs and experiences. I currently teach PSY 100, 347, 315, and Introductory Psychology courses for the DEEP (dual enrollment) program.
Courses taught at UM-Flint:
- PSY 100: Principles of Psychology
- PSY 315: Social Psychology
- PSY 347: Psychology of Aging
Mrs. Zimmer began teaching at UM-Flint in 2011.