Dr. Yurik is a fully licensed psychologist who has been in practice for over 25 years. She has been committed to helping her clients lead more productive and emotionally healthy lives by providing a highly supportive environment in which to explore concerns and develop more adaptive coping behaviors.
During her career, Dr. Yurik has worked in private practice and as a school psychologist. She has consulted and worked with children, adolescents and adults for a variety of issues. Her primary speciality is working with adult, young adult and adolescent women, as well as, children. Clinical issues include anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive issues, and issues involving loss and transition (i.e. divorce, grief, college transition). In addition, Dr. Yurik provides comprehensive psycho-educational educations to facilitate diagnosis of learning and attention concerns. She has also facilitated the development of 504 and IEP plans for her clients.
Dr. Yurik's primary training is in the area of cognitive-behavior treatment, although she employs a flexible and client centered approach. She recieved her Doctorate degree in 1995, in Educational/Clinical Psychology from Wayne State University with a Master's Degree in School and Community Psychology from Wayne State University. Dr. Yurik received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. As part of her training, Dr. Yurik completed her practicum at Children's Hospital, Detroit, Michigan and her internship at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Pontiac, Michigan.