Psychiatric Associates

Richard Dines, SpPsyS, JD

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Treatment interests focus on working with children (over 8 years of age); adolescents; college, law school, and graduate school students; adults; families; and marital and relationship counseling. Emphasis is placed on identification of treatment goals and attention is focused on helping patients attain those goals. A dynamic, goal-directed approach to psychotherapy is emphasized.
Typical presenting problems include:
  • Academic difficulties
  • Behavioral problems
  • Depression and Anxiety Disorders
  • ADHD assessment and treatment
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Marital and relationship problems
  • Sexual orientation issues
  • Divorce-related issues

Intervention Techniques include: 

  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Motivation Drive Therapy
  • Insight Directed Therapy
  • Play Therapy


  • BA, Michigan State Univ, Psychology
  • MA, Central Michigan Univ, Child Psychology
  • SpPsyS, Central Michigan Univ, School Psychology
  • JD, Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Professional Associations
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Michigan Association of School Psychologists
Appointment Hours
  • Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Insurances Accepted

  • Most insurances accepted

  • Not accepting Blue Care Network (BCN)                             

Psychiatric Associates / 4084 Okemos Rd. / Suite A / Okemos, MI 48864
Phone: (517) 347-4848 / Fax: (517) 347-4844