Dr. Jordan Braciszewski, Ph.D. is a fully licensed psychologist who enjoys working alongside clients to help them achieve their mental health and life goals, as he strongly believes collaboration between therapist and client is the best way to assure long-term success. Specifically, Dr. Jordan allows clients the space and autonomy to be self-driven, while also providing guidance, empathy, and support. In addition to having a wealth of experience treating depression and anxiety, Dr. Jordan has particular expertise in insomnia, substance use, smoking cessation, trauma/PTSD, and chronic pain. When working with clients on these issues, he uses a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy approaches. He also has extensive training in Motivational Interviewing, a client-centered therapeutic approach that assists individuals in clarifying and accomplishing their goals. He has been a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers since 2009 and frequently enjoys teaching and mentoring in healthcare systems and organizations throughout Metro Detroit.
Dr. Jordan received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Michigan State University, and Master’s Degree as well as Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Wayne State University. He completed his clinical internship at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit, MI, and then sought additional training in the treatment of and research on substance use disorders, completing a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Brown University’s Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies. Currently, Dr. Jordan is an Assistant Scientist at Henry Ford Health System, Adjunct Assistant Professor at Brown University, and Clinical Assistant Professor at Wayne State University. Dr. Jordan has published myriad peer-reviewed articles and chapters, received continuous grant funding from the National Institutes of Health, and presented on over 70 occasions at national and international scientific meetings on substance use and mental health. He is a member of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, the Addictions division of the American Psychological Association, the Society for Research on Adolescence, and the Society for Community Research and Action.