Munson Health
Staff Biographies


Chad Bousamra,

Chad is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Advanced Addictions Counselor with six years of direct counseling experience specializing in chemical dependency and problem gambling treatment.  Prior to his work at Munson, he held a position as a Juvenile Drug Court Coordinator.  He also worked as a foster care worker dealing with families in crisis. Chad currently works as a counselor for the Munson Intensive Outpatient Evening Program and counsels outpatient clients.  He has a Bachelor’s degree from Northern Michigan University and a Master’s degree from Western Michigan University with a specialty in chemical dependency. 


Barbara Fasulo-Emmott,

Barbara is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Clinical Supervisor of Addictions. Barbara has worked in the counseling field for over 25 years and has degrees from University of Michigan and Central Michigan University. She is a lead counselor and family therapist for the Intensive Outpatient Evening Program, she works with youth, adolescents, family and relational issues. Barbara also specializes in women’s issues as well as gambling addictions. She has presented at National and State conferences on “Prescription Drugs”, and “Motivational Interviewing/Stages of Change,” and is a team member of the 86th District Sobriety Court.


Carol Grosmark,

Carol is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and MCBAP certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor.  She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Skidmore college in New York State and her Masters in Social Work from Grand Valley State University. Carol initially worked at Third Level Crisis Center first providing crisis counseling and later providing individual counseling to youth and adults. She joined Munson Medical Center’s Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center in 2006. Carol currently provides clinical services including education, group counseling, and individual crisis counseling.


Melissa Hill,

Melissa earned a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Central Michigan University and a Master of Science in Administration degree from Central Michigan University.  Melissa has a combined history of over 32 years of counseling experience in the area of substance abuse.  She began working at Munson Medical Center in 1986 as an outpatient therapist.  Presently, she is one of the lead therapists in the Intensive Outpatient with Housing substance abuse program. 


Michelle Q. Jones,

Michelle is a Licensed Master’s level Social Worker with both Clinical and Macro level licensure and over 20 years of experience working with families in our community.  Michelle obtained her Master’s degree from Grand Valley State University in 1998 and earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan University in 1994 where she majored in psychology, child development and substance abuse intervention.  She is certified by Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals as a Certified Advanced Addictions Counselor.  Michelle is a member of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians and enriches our team with personal cultural insight. Michelle’s areas of expertise include child and adolescent development, substance abuse early intervention strategy, program development, as well as individual and family therapy.  


Mary Nell Klym,

Mary has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for over 30 years. Mary received her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Wayne State University and her Master of Social Work from University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She has her degree in Psych Social Work and began her career at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan, where she worked in the inpatient unit doing groups and individual sessions with both psych and dual diagnosis patients.  She also developed the Crisis team for the ER, and later expanded to working in the Partial Hospital Program doing counseling and didactics.  After 18 years there, she relocated to the Traverse City area where she started working as a therapist at Munson Medical Center.  Mary currently works in the Intensive Outpatient with Housing Program as a family therapist, as well as leading a Relapse Prevention Group for Women.  Mary also provides Employee Assistance Program counseling, assessment, and one-on-one counseling services.  Mary is a member of NASW and the Academy of Certified Social Workers. Her special interests are working with women who are codependent, senior adults, grief and bereavement, adjustment disorders, and anxiety and depression.


Sue Kraemer,

Sue earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Grand Valley State University.  She is certified by the State of Michigan as an alcohol and drug addiction counselor, and clinical supervisor. Sue’s career in the substance abuse field spans over 20 years.  She is presently semi-retired, but provides ongoing counseling services in an on-call capacity at Munson in the Intensive Outpatient with Housing Program and Heath Professional Recovery Program.  In addition to her experience in the area of substance abuse services, she works with clients with co-occurring diagnoses.   Sue is a member of the Dual Diagnosis Task Force, which provides a low-cost annual conference on co-occurring issues.  Sue is most proud of the fact she is a graduate of this program and holds more than 26 years of sobriety.


James Lohr,

James is a Licensed Social Worker with over 25 years of experience working in the behavioral health field.  James has been a therapist at Munson Medical Center since 1989.  He works extensively with both adolescent and adult populations.  Currently, James is a primary therapist in the Intensive Outpatient with Housing Program and also provides assessment and outpatient counseling services.


Doug Moser,

Doug is a Limited-Licensed (Master’s level) Psychologist/therapist with over 26 years of experience in the behavioral health field.
Doug’s initial training and career was in education at Michigan State University.  He helped create an adventure-education program, modeled after Outward Bound, for the Flint Community Schools where he gained an interest in experiential education and group dynamics. This led him to the CHS Graduate School in Detroit where he earned his Master’s degree in clinical psychology in 1984.
After working for several years as an outpatient therapist in the metro-Detroit area, Doug moved to Traverse City in 1988 to serve as the family therapist for Munson’s Alcohol and Drug Treatment Center.  He currently works in the Munson Behavioral Health outpatient department, and provides lectures for Munson's two substance abuse treatment programs. Doug is also available for community speaking engagements and workshops on human motivation and change, the neurology of addiction, chronic disease self-management, and the history of drug/alcohol treatment in the U.S.


Leslie Redmond,

Leslie is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has worked at Munson Behavioral Health Services for 27 years.  Before joining Munson, she taught Special Education for the Emotionally Impaired in the central Michigan area.
Leslie has two teaching degrees from Michigan State University and a Master’s degree in Counseling from Central Michigan University.  She is also a Certified Employee Assistance Professional and has a supervisory credential in addictions.  Leslie has received special training in treating chronic trauma and has been trained in systems theory.  Presently, Leslie is a consultant for Munson’s Employee Assistance Program and enjoys teaching, working with individuals and groups, as well as providing mediation services.  She also supports staff in developing specific interventions to address interdepartmental issues.  Leslie has a special interest in teaching communication skills.  Other areas of expertise include marital and family therapy, adjustment disorders, anxiety, depression and bereavement.