Silver Linings Counseling

Helping you find your silver lining


*Works at Sheffield location*

Under the direct supervision of Dustin Shepler, Ph.D., LP

Rick is a Limited Licensed Psychologist. He completed his bachelor’s degree in psychology at Wayne State University and his master’s degree in clinical psychology at Eastern Michigan University. Rick has 30 years of experience working with adolescents and their families in the Juvenile Justice system. He also has experience working with children in the community mental health system and adults in outpatient settings.

Rick conducts individual and family therapy. He has experience working with a variety of concerns including, childhood behavior difficulties, adolescent development, parenting, and trauma. Other areas of expertise include:

  • ADHD

  • Adolescent Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety

  • Childhood Behavioral Issues


    Life Transitions

    Parenting Skills Development

  • Self-Harming

  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma

Rick utilizes a client directed, collaborative approach to therapy. He believes that the positive, supportive relationship built with his clients will provide them with a safe and comfortable setting for self-exploration, identifying personal strengths, and developing confidence in their ability to improve their lives.