Tiffany Pope, LLMSW
“The medicine of nature is the antidote to our modern stressful lifestyles”
Peace & Healing
Tiffany Pope, LLMSW earned her graduate-level degree in Social Work at Walden University. She has worked in the human service field for 25 years in various settings, including outpatient clinics, residential facilities, nonprofits, and private practice. Tiffany has a diverse range of human service and clinical experience. Prior to starting The Therapeutic Loft, LLC Tiffany worked with the LGBTQ community, individuals with substance abuse disorder, individuals living with HIV/Aids, autistic children, and abused and neglected children. As a clinician, Tiffany has a unique approach and implements effective psychotherapy methods to instill self-understanding among clients and encourage them to adopt new attitudes and feelings towards life situations. In her free time, Tiffany enjoys music, photography, reading, traveling, and hiking. Finally, It is essential to keep in mind that therapy is not a magic pill or a quick fix: therapy is a healing process that necessitates participation and investment from the client and caretaker alike. But in the end, making small changes to self-defeating behavior and coping with feelings of sadness, fear, and pain can bring life-altering results.
Monica Sampson, LMSW
Your Mindfulness Guide
"Only this actual moment is life" ― Thích Nhất Hạnh,
Monica Sampson, LMSW, is a clinical and macro social worker with 28 years of practice working with vulnerable children, youth, families and communities. Her purpose is to inform and educate individuals on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion by utilize her educational and professional expertise while continuously focusing on the principles of family, community organization and partnerships in the effort to formalize a socially just nation one person at a time.
At The Therapeutic Loft, Monica is a Behavioral Health Therapist offering guidance and support to individuals and families in need of unique approaches to well-being. Monica also provides individual and group clinical supervision to both licensed and unlicensed therapists in various environments and modalities.
Monica holds several other positions in the community where she is having an impact on social change. she is a Patient Care Manager at United Physicians, Inc. In this role, she supports primary care physicians by providing services to patients with complex chronic conditions and psychosocial problems. Monica also develops and implements individualized care plans designed to promote maximum functioning, quality of life, and improved clinical outcomes.
Monica is also a Lecturer at the University of Michigan's Graduate School Social Work in Ann Arbor, MI. Here, she educates MSW candidates in macro and micro studies such as; Community Organizing, Management, Policy Evaluation, Social Welfare Policy and Services, along with Children and Youth Services and Social Policies. Monica also educates these candidates in Interpersonal Practices. All of these courses are taught with an emphasis on power, oppression, diversity and social justice (PODS) and diversity equity and inclusion (DEI).
In her spare time, Monica is frequently found doing motivational and empowerment speaking engagements to women whom are struggling and need guidance getting back on their feet on the lower East Side of Detroit.
Prior to that, Monica severed as the Director of Youth and Family Services at the Ruth Ellis Center, specializing in LGBTQ family, mental health and substance use disorder services. Monica was a Services Program Manager for Child Protective Services (CPS) in Wayne County, Department of Health and Human Services for eighteen (18) years. Monica prides herself on being knowledgeable in Child Welfare Laws and Policy and sharing this knowledge with the community.
Monica has worked in the educational, private, public and now corporate sectors of social work. She studied Psychology at Westminster College in Fulton Missouri, earning her Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1992. She went on to earn her Master of Social Work Degree from Wayne State University in 2000 and became licensed by the State of Michigan in 2007. Monica is currently working towards her Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certificate (CAADC).
Monica Currently sits on the Board of the National Association of Social Workers and is a Neighborhood Builders Award Recipient from Bank of America titled: Executive Emerging Leader in 2017.