GFM The 
Synergy Center

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CLINICIANS AND RECOVERY COACH

GFM The Synergy Center brings a top-notch team of professional therapists who are culturally diverse and experienced in mental health and substance abuse.  We are confident that we are able to meet your needs.  Call today 269-323-1954!

SUE KOHL, MA, LLP

CLINICAL SUPERVISIOR AND CLINICAN

Education

Sue has a master's degree in Counseling Education/Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University. She is also a Certified Addictions Counselor.

Experience

 Sue has over the past 25 years of working in a variety of substance abuse and mental health settings. 

Specialty  

Trauma informed therapy with clients suffering from addictions and mental health                                                                              issues. Substance abuse, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, grief and loss. Michigan                                                                    Driver's License reinstatement, domestic violence.

MADISON BRANCH, MSW, LLMSW

CLINICIAN

Education

Madison is LLBSW who graduated from Western Michigan University in 2012 with a double major in Social Work and Gender and Women Studies. Madison earned her Master's Degree in Social work from Spring Arbor. 

Experience

Madison has case management experience with adults with severe and persistent mental illness. Her expertise lies in the areas of working directly with individuals struggling with diagnoses that range from Schizophrenia, Bipolar, Depressive, Anxiety disorders, Personality disorders, Co-occurring disorders, and various other diagnoses and areas of trauma. 

Specialty

Madison is very passionate about the community she serves, especially about Social Justice issues, including LGBTQ and gender issues, and issues regarding race and privilege. I believe by working on such issues at a community level, in addition to an individual level, we are able to work toward a more inclusive, supportive and                                                             safe space for everyone. 

CHRIS BOZELL, MA, LLPC

CLINICIAN

Education

Chris has a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Central Michigan University. He is currently working on his Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision at Western Michigan University.

Experience

Chris has experience providing counseling for children, adolescents, groups, couples, and families in a variety of mental health settings. He is a strong advocate and ally for oppressed groups.

Specialty

Anxiety, career transitions, chronic illness, depression, grief and loss, multicultural topics, parenting issues, substance abuse, relationships, trauma.

BUNNY JOHNSON, MSW, LLMSW
CLINICIAN
Education
Bunny has a Master's Degree in Social Work from Western Michigan University. 

Experience

Her experience includes working with clients/consumers with mental health issues and substance abuse issues for more than three years in my current position as a supervisor at the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission.  She has a passion for serving and loving on people to inspire and motivate them to achieve their goals and to realize that they are valued and have potential for greatness.

Specialty

Children with mental health issues and Substance abuse, as well as work with with families.

BRENDA HENRY, CRC

RECOVERY COACH

Education

Brenda has her Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration from Kalamazoo Valley Community College. She is also certified as Recovery Coach recieving her traininfrom Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery. 

Experience

Brenda has 22 years of sobriety from drugs and alcohol. Her desire is to help others gain and maintain their 

sobriety by providing emotional support and helping them make healthy connections within the community. 

Specialty

 Recovery groups, Substance Abuse, Women in Recovery, Substance Abuse Development Plan with MCBAP