Our Staff
Dr. Michael P. Hayes is the co-owner of Old Town Psychological Services and also serves as the clinical and executive director. He has served in this capacity since 1999. Previously, he worked in various capacities for the community mental health system. He has worked in private practice since 1993 in the Grand Traverse Region. He received his undergraduate degree in psychology in 1990 from Central Michigan University. He later completed a master's degree program at Goddard College in counseling and psychology in 1993. He then completed a Ph.D. program in clinical psychology in 1996 at The Union Institute Graduate School. He is licensed as a psychologist in the State of Michigan and is also a member of the Michigan Psychological Association and American Psychological Association. His specialty areas in clinical service are in psychological testing and evaluation, posttraumatic stress disorder, attention deficit disorders, depression/anxiety, evaluation and treatment of various childhood disorders, serving individuals undergoing Bariatric surgery and custody and divorce issues.

Linda Theis, Ph.D is a limited licensed psychologist, having earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Walden University. She also holds two Master's degrees in education (Elementary Education and Multicategorical Special Education). She has over 15 years teaching experience working with grades K-12. She also has developed a workshop on positive thinking/resilience training. She has been a public speaker on topics related to special education and posttraumatic growth. Her interests are in working with posttraumatic growth, cultural issues, and special education and posttraumatic growth. Her interests are in working with posttraumatic growth, cultural issues, and special education. Her master's thesis topic related to Reactive Attachment Disorder, and her doctoral dissertation related to enculturation/acculturation issues and posttraumatic growth among Native Americans.

Brian Majerczyk is a staff psychologist with Old Town Psychological Services and has been with the organization since 2000. He has earned a Masters degree in Behavioral Psychology from Western Michigan University. He is currently employed on a full time basis as a psychologist in Michigan's prison system. Current specialties include working with children with behavioral disorders, providing group counseling services and treating substance abuse disorders. In addition, he provides disability evaluations and consults on issues pertaining to behavioral psychology.

Theresa Stack is a clinical therapist at Old Town Psychological Services. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Recreational Therapy from Central Michigan University. She completed a second Master’s degree in Social Work from Grand Valley State University. Theresa has worked in the mental health field for over twenty years and for eight years in the public school system. She is a Licensed Master’s level Social Worker and a member of the National Association of Social Workers. Specialties include provision of individual and group therapy for adults, adolescents, and children in the areas of depression, anxiety, attention deficit disorder, grief, and post-traumatic stress disorder. In addition she specializes in family and marriage counseling, including the areas of divorce and child custody. Theresa also works with many veterans at the Vet Center in Traverse City.

James Talbott is a staff psychologist with Old Town Psychological Services and he joined the organization in 1999. He earned his Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Eastern Michigan University. He has worked in the mental health field for over thirty years mainly in the public mental health system. He continues to work on a full time basis for Northern Lakes Community Mental Health and works in the emergency and counseling departments. Jim is a member of the Michigan Association of Professional Psychologists. He currently specializes in providing disability evaluations, psychological testing, treatment of depression/anxiety, and crisis intervention.

Jenny Phelan has been affiliated with Old Town Psychological Services holding various positions since 2006. She holds a Master's degree in Social Work from Grand Valley State University, and a Bachelor of Psychology From Western Michigan University. She has experience working with both children and adults. Her professional background ranges from child welfare, crisis counseling, and mentoring teens to working with incarcerated males. Practicing from several theoretical bases such as Cognitive-Behavioral and Humanistic, Jenny provides a client-centered holistic style of therapy for her clients. She specializes in treating those who suffer from depression, anxiety, poor self-concept, and those who have difficulty coping with general life transitions.

Carol Anderson joined OTPS as a staff therapist in January, 2011.  She has worked in the fields of education, social work, and spirituality.  Dr. Anderson has over 25 years experience in the fields of mental health and addictions - primarily as a therapist, but also as a program developer and clinical director. She is a licensed social worker and has a Doctor of Ministry degree with a focus on spirituality and interfaith practice.  She has also worked in the capacity of Adjunct Professor at both Ferris State University and Grand Valley State University.  She is the author of "Where All Our Journeys End: Searching for the Beloved in Everyday Life."  Her speciality areas include mental health (especially depression and anxiety) and substance abuse, grief and trauma, women's issues, chronic pain, GLBT issues, spiritual concerns, and transpersonal psychology.

Greg Hamilton joined Old Town Psychological Services as a therapist in February of 2011.  He is a native of Traverse City and a former professional educator.  Before retiring in 2008, he spent over twenty years as a high school guidance counselor assisting students with a variety of academic and personal counseling issues.  Greg completed a bachelor degree from Alma College in 1981 and a master of arts in counseling degree from Central Michigan University in 1986.  He is also a licensed professional counselor and a member of the American Psychotherapy Association.  He utilizes creative, eclectic, as well as cognitive behavioral therapy approaches across a broad range of issues including trauma and loss, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, traumatic brain injury and adjustment disorders.  His professional, personal and academic background allows him to be very effective with children and adolescents.  In addition, he specializes in working with adult male counseling issues.

Teresa Banks joined Old Town in August of 2013. I love being part of this family and being able to help where I can. I have six years experience in customer service and management and I love working with people. I am a mother of two amazing little girls and happily engaged. Piper is 8 and Emma is 6. We always try and do family activities during our weekends together, as we are busy during the week with cheerleading, school and work. Family is number one to me and now I have two!

Annette Goodyear is a mother of four who has been working at Old Town Psychological Services since August 2011. She is Certified Family Life Educator and a Professional Counselor. She has a Masters of Arts degree in Counseling from Western Michigan University, where her focus was on addictions; sex, gambling, shopping, drug and alcohol. She also has experience and interest in depression, anxiety, gender/sex issues, anger management, eating disorders, grief, and communication/conflict issues between couples. She has spent two years volunteering at Michael's Place doing group and individual sessions with people experiencing grief and loss. Annette works from a Cognitive Behavioral approach, and incorporates mindfulness and meditation practices into her work. You can get more information about Annette at www.annettegoodyear.com.

Jacki Erickson is a receptionist at the Traverse City location. She has been with the office since July 2014.

Michael P. Hayes, Ph.D.
Michigan Licensed Psychologist
Executive Clinical Director
Linda Theis, PH. D
Limited License Psychologist
Brian Majerczyk, M.A.
Limited Licensed Psychologist
Theresa D. Stack, LMSW
Clinical Social Worker
James Talbott, M.S.
Limited Licensed Psychologist
Jenny Phelan, B.S.
Assistant Clinical Director
Carol Anderson, D.Min., ACSW, LMSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Greg Hamilton, M.A., LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor
Annette Goodyear, M.A.
Licensed Professional Counselor
Anna D'Angelo
Limited Licensed Psychologist