From our village to yours ..
Meet your team..
for Adult, children and family services
Tima Tucker is a State Licensed Psycho-therapist holding a graduate degree from Wayne State University in Clinical Social Work and an undergraduate degree from Wayne State University in Clinical Psychology. With more than 11 years experience in Self-Awareness, Relationships and Attachment using therapeutic techniques informed by Irvin D. Yalom, Tima respectfully creates genuine supportive therapeutic relationships in a relaxed clinical setting with a unique Interpersonal approach with her patients. Using every opportunity to connect with her patients who experience despair and then repair, while uncovering and releasing mental blockage caused by trauma. Tima Tucker is continuing her academic profession in her final PhD program/dissertation in Clinical Research with Integrative Medicine Holistic Track trained in Hypnotherapy and Pro Consciousness Meditation to assist with understanding and accepting the "SELF".
State Licensed Clinical Psycho-Therapist,
Tima Tucker, LMSW, CCTP, eas-c
Candace Fleming, BFA, MBA
Candace earned her Bachelor's degree in theater arts from Howard University. She loves people and loves to put smiles on their faces. She wants to work with young women to help promote a happy, healthy and self motivating life. Her motto is "Laughter is the key to a healthy heart”.
Leah Dest, Office Clerk
"I love helping and working with families"..
Meet Your Clinical Team
FROM OUR VILLAGE TO YOURS...TUCKERVILLE
Your Tuckerville team will uphold the National Association of Social Workers code of ethics while assisting all families in achieving overall mental and physical healthier lifestyles using strategies and therapeutic techniques from an Interpersonal Strength Base and Cognitive Behavioral Approach. Get the best care for you and your family with helping us help you. If you have questions or concerns you may also send us your inquiry by filling out our online form. We are here for you in your time of need.
Clinical Therapist, Madeeha R. Abbasi, BA, LLMSW
Madeeha graduated from University of California, Irvine with a B.A. in Sociology. She then went on to complete her Master of Social Work degree from Wayne State University. Madeeha has experience working with various populations with a focus on maternal mental health and immigrant mental health. She utilizes a psychodynamic approach in combination with cognitive behavioral techniques to serve her clients.
Clinical Therapist, Tatiana Canyon, BS/BA, LMSW
Tatiana graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 2016 cum laude with a bachelor's degree in psychology and a double minor in criminology/criminal justice and human sexuality. Tatiana received her Master's of Social Work at Eastern Michigan University and has experience with various populations including children, family, domestic abuse survivors, homeless youth, and youth in a school based setting ages 5 through 19 as well as adults/couples. Tatiana serves with a compassion and strength-based approach.
Clinical Therapist, Gwendolyn Ervin, BSW, LLMSW
Gwendolyn received her Master's Degree in Social Work: Mental Illness and Chemical
Dependency at Eastern Michigan University. Gwendolyn has experience with various populations
such as Child Abuse & Neglect along with Substance Abuse. Gwendolyn's mission is to provide a
Strength-Based Approach to individuals who seek to identify and overcome their barriers.
Clinical/Infant Mental Health Therapist, Leina Filipczak, BSW, LLMSW
Leina graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, she continued her education at Wayne State University earning a Master’s degree in Social Work with a dual-title in Infant Mental Health. Leina has experience with various populations including adults and children with developmental disabilities, individuals with substance abuse disorder, and pregnant/parenting mothers. Leina passionately believes in the healing power of healthy relationships. She serves with a strength-based, trauma-informed approach tailored to meet individual needs.
Clinical Professional Counselor, Victoria Gaedke, LLPC, CCTP
Victoria Gaedke began her career with a bachelor’s studies in the science of human services and
continued her to receive a master’s degree in counseling at Spring Arbor University. Victoria
believes in helping children and individuals with a strength-based personalized approach.
Clinical Referral Coordinator, Alexis Grantham, BSW, LLMSW
Alexis earned both her bachelors and masters in Clinical Social Work from Michigan State
University with a certificate in Health Care. Alexis has a passion for advocacy, specifically related to
the disparities in the health care system. She has a range of experience including ER assessment
and diagnosis, and a special connection to young mother's. Alexis' purpose is to be a change agent
to promote overall health and wellness for children and families in need.
Clinical Therapist, Tracie Jackson, BSW, LLMSW
Tracie carries an undergraduate and masters degree in Social Work from Wayne State University.
Tracie has experience working with families struggling trauma, reunification and neglect. Tracie
specialties in women challenging abandonment and trauma from a strength-based interpersonal
Clinical Therapist, Nicole Milz, BCJ, LLMSW
Nicole graduated from Kaplan University Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice.
She continued her education at Simmons College to earn her Master's of Social Work. Nicole has
experience with various populations, specializing in substance abuse serving ages 13 through 60.
Nicole serves with a compassion and strength-based approach.
Lacretia is an Endorsed Infant Mental Health Specialist providing quality mental health services to
her patients and their children with CPP/IPP techniques. Her masters degree from Michigan State
University and clinical experience over 5 years allows her to be present with her families in need.
Alex carries an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Saginaw Valley State University and received a graduate degree from Wayne State University from the School of Social Work. His self-care regimen includes creating and listening to music. He utilizes a variety of modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, Solution Focused, Strength-Based approaches, and existentialism.