Conference Speakers

Ken Meisel, LSMW

Ken Meise, LMSW, has been licensed to practice psychotherapy since 1986. He achieved an undergraduate degree in Social Work from Wayne State University in 1985, and a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from The Center for Humanistic Studies (now The Michigan School of Professional Psychology) in 1986. Prior to gaining his Masters Degree, Mr. Meisel worked as a youth counselor for runaways on Detroit’s east side. Currently he specializes in individual and marital therapy, and has maintained an active private practice serving individuals, families and marriages since 1988. Mr. Meisel is clinically trained to provide marital therapy and EMDR. He has presented widely since 1998 on topics that include marriage, parenting, eating disorders and trauma. In November, 2015, Mr. Meisel presented to the Wayne County Family Bar Association on the effects of Secondary Trauma among legal professionals .In addition to working as an LMSW, Mr. Meisel is a 2012 Kresge Arts Literary Fellow, and the author of five books of poetry. His most recent book of poetry, The Drunken Sweetheart At My Door, was published in 2015. Proceeds of books sales will be donated to First Step, an organization that assists women in escaping domestic violence.