Deanna F. Omoniyi, LMSW, CAADC, ADS

Lead Therapist/Supervisor​

Deanna is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Social Work and a minor in Criminal Justice.  She also earned a Master of Social Work with a Specialty in Alcohol and Drug Abuse.   She received a special certification as an Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist, and is able to use NADA protocol to administer acupuncture to treat addiction.  She has over 20 years of experience working with diverse individuals facing mental health and substance abuse issues. She established KES to ensure that all people have a safe place to learn, heal, and grow, especially those who are underserved and underrepresented in our community. Using a solution focused approach, her goal is to empower individuals, families, and groups to explore and resolve life issues, and remove barriers to their ultimate level of success.  

Meet Our Team

KES provides a safe place to learn, heal, and grow for our staff and the people we serve.

Raeana Donaldson,  LMSW

Outpatient Therapist

Raeana is a graduate of Spring Arbor University with a Master of Social Work. She has 15 years of experience working with individuals in the mental health field. She found her passion in serving at-risk youth and their families. She believes that effective therapy includes an individualized plan, in which you work at your own pace. She is prepared to help you discover and master the skills needed to help you heal from your hurts. She is also a strong advocate for social justice reform.

Marisa Kowalski, LLMSW

Outpatient Therapist

Marisa is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a Bachelor in Creative Writing and Women's Studies. She also received her Master of Social Work from WMU. Her education and clinical experiences have prepared her to provide exceptional care to older adults and their caregivers. She also has extensive experience in working with people with chronic illness/pain issues. She is caring, empathetic, and a strong advocate for the people she serves.

Savannah Odem, TLLP

Outpatient Therapist

Savannah is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Psychology and a graduate of Roosevelt University with a Master in Clinical Psychology. She has experience in working with a wide variety of mental health issues, crisis intervention, individual therapy, and group facilitation. With a passion for social justice, she loves working with the LGBTQIA+ community, underserved communities, women and teens. She believes good therapy is an important part of self-care and hopes to help you grow and establish healthy habits.

Patricia Gardenhire-Lamar, LLMSW

Outpatient Therapist

Patricia is a graduate of Spring Arbor University with a Bachelor of Family Life Education.  She is also a graduate from Western  Michigan University with a Master of Social Work.  Her life experiences and education were the motivation behind her passion to become a Social Worker.  She believes that as a therapist, she has to meet individuals where they are and equip them with the tools needed to overcome life issues.  She is passionate about seeing individuals grow, and become the best version of themselves.

Shatia Steel-Pawlowski, TLLP

Outpatient Therapist

Text Here

Raychelle Little, QMHP

Intern Therapist

Spring Arbor University

Text Here


Kiley Aschoff

Intern Therapist

Capella University

Text Here


Internship o​pportunities for BSW/MSW

Supervision for BSW/MSW

We are offering a great learning environment for the next generation of therapists. We work with students and provisional licensed Social Workers throughout Michigan to ensure excellent training. Join us!