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Becky Patzwald, LMSW, Clinical Social Worker

Year started with Tribe: 2020


Pronoun Preferences: She/Her

Credentials: LMSW 

Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Science in Sociology from LSSU, 2009

Graduate Degree: Master of Social Work from MSU, 2013

Work Experience: Graduate internships at Residential Options Inc. in Lansing, MI doing ABA therapy with children diagnosed with ASD; MSU Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic in East Lansing, MI providing outpatient therapy services to individuals and couples.  Five years post graduate experience working at War Memorial Hospital as a Medical Social Worker on the acute care floors, ICU, OB, ED and inpatient psychiatric unit. 

Certifications, Specializations/Focuses: Focuses on CBT/TFCBT, Motivational Interviewing 

Primary Populations:  Mental health, substance use, Co-occurring adults

Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, traveling, attending concerts, gaming 


Started working as a Clinical Social Worker for the Advocacy Resource Center in September 2018 providing therapy to survivors and their families of sexual assault/abuse. In May 2020, accepted a full-time Clinical Social Worker position with Behavioral Health.

Health Centers where Becky Patzwald, LMSW, Clinical Social Worker can be found:

Sault Ste. Marie Tribal Health Center
2864 Ashmun Street
Sault Ste. Marie , MI 49783
Phone: (906) 632-5200
Fax: (906) 632-5228


Services provided by Becky Patzwald, LMSW, Clinical Social Worker:

Behavioral Health
The Sault Tribe Behavioral Health Program offers a variety of culturally sensitive outpatient services, including but not limited to: Intake and Assessment; Individual, Couples, Family, and Group Therapy; Psychological Evaluations; Psychiatric Evaluation and Follow-up Care; Crisis Intervention/Urgent Care; Enhanced Outpatient for Substance Use Disorders; Compulsive Gambling Counseling; Auricular Acupuncture; Continuing Care Counseling; Alcohol/Drug Education and Awareness; and Home-Based Parenting Education.

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