This is a  staff list for Havenwyck Hospital in Auburn Hills, MI

(we are working to acquire the complete records for ALL years)


We advise current and/or former staff to report any abuses you may have witnessed while working at Havenwyck Hospital.  For information on your rights and how to take action, visit  If you were fired or forced to resign because you opposed any illegal and/or unethical practices at Havenwyck Hospital, you have the right to take action. 


If you were harmed (family or survivor) by  Havenwyck Hospital, please contact if you remember the long-term employees and from which years.  This will help!   Also, if you recognize any of these staff as having worked at another program, please send in any information about their past or present employment at other facilities and/or cults. 


HEAL is currently investigating Havenwyck Hospital. 




Additional Information
David Bell CEO HEAL required Bell's middle name to verify whether or not Bell holds any professional licenses in Michigan.
MiRhee Chun CFO Chun is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in Michigan.  Source: 
Diane Henneman COO Henneman is a licensed Social Worker and has been since August, 1989.  Source: 
Jane Lozen Director of Nursing Lozen is a licensed Registered Nurse and has been since June, 1984.  Source: 
Julie Szyska Business Development Director Szyska is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in Michigan.  Source: 
Suzanne Dennis Risk Management Dir. Dennis is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in Michigan.  Source: 
Kathleen Snicks Admissions Snicks is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in Michigan.  Source: 
Carol Polly Social Work Director Polly is a licensed Social Worker and has been since January, 1991.  Source: 
Kimberly Champion Community Relations Dir. Champion is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in Michigan.  Source: 
Tom Frattarelli Operations Dir. Frattarelli is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in Michigan.  Source: 
Cara Covey Human Resources  Covey is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in Michigan.  Source: 
Amber Davis Recipient Rights Officer HEAL requires Davis' middle name in order to verify whether or not Davis holds any professional licenses in MI.
Hany Mekhael Chief of Staff Mekhael is a licensed medical doctor and has been since 2004 in Michigan.  Source: 
Srinivasa Kodali Medical Dir. (Adult) Kodali is a licensed medical doctor and has been since May, 1986 in Michigan.  Source: 
Neelakantam Jolepalem Medical Dir. (Acute) Jolepalem is a licensed medical doctor and has been since August, 1980.  Source: 
Henry Woodworth Medical Dir. (Residential) Woodworth is a licensed medical doctor and has been since September, 1984.  Source: 
Dr. Bagga Staff  
*(Havenwyck Hospital, like many other programs in this industry, keeps a "tight lid" on any specific information regarding their staff, qualifications, and practices.  Please contact us with the names of any staff of which you have firsthand knowledge or experience.  Thank you for your help.)
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External Link: OperationAwareness- Havenwyck Hospital program for youth sexual deviance
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Michigan State Reports on Havenwyck Hospital: 

From: "Teri Johnson" <>
To: [Removed]
Sent: Monday, February 23, 2009 10:30 AM
Subject: Response to your email to the Governor's Office

Dear [Removed],

Thank you for taking the time to email Governor Granholm. Since the
Department of Community Health (DCH) is responsible for addressing
concerns such as yours, the Governor asked that I respond on her behalf.

It is my understanding that Audrey Craft of my staff emailed you on
February 12 to gather information about your complaint against Havenwyck
Hospital, but to date, she has not received a reply.

Ms. Craft also contacted Alexander Dukay at DCHís Bureau of Health
Systems, Division of Licensing and Certification, to gather information
about the licensing of Havenwyck Hospital. And Ms. Craft contacted
Karen Oliverius, Recipient Rights Officer at North Country Community
Mental Health (NCCMH) where your son was a customer. Mr. Dukay was
aware of your previous complaint to the Attorney General and therefore
had information regarding the residential treatment program at Havenwyck
you referred to in your complaint. According to Mr. Dukay, the
residential treatment program your son was in at Havenwyck Hospital is
licensed by the Department of Human Services (DHS), Bureau of Child and
Adult Licensing. It is my understanding that the DHS does not have a
policy that prohibits the use of aversive techniques as is used at
Havenwyck Hospital. However, Ms. Oliverisu reported that NCCMH did in
part fund your sonís treatment at Havenwyck Hospital and that NCCMH
did investigate the related Recipient Rights complaint from March 11,
2008. The allegation of not receiving mental health services suited to
condition was substantiated
, as your sonís Individual Plan for Service
had not been reviewed by the Behavior Management Review Committee or
Human Rights Committee at NCCMH. Ms. Oliverisu reported that the NLCCMH
Plan of Correction, from July 24, 2008, is as follows:

ďThe North County CMH Behavior Management Review Procedure, effective
9-1-07, will be reviewed at the next meeting of the North County CMH
Risk Management Team on 8-11-08. The procedure will be revised to
include at minimum, training to occur on a regular schedule for clinical
staff related to the Behavior Management Committee procedures and
requirement of the review of treatment plans that include Level II or
III interventions. Revisions to the NCCMH Behavior Management Review
Procedure will be completed by 9-30-08.Ē

I understand that you received a copy of the Recipient Rights
investigation that incorporated the recommendations listed above. I
hope this information has been helpful to you.


Irene M. Kazieczko, Director
Bureau of Community Mental Health Services
Michigan Department of Community Health


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March 2015 "Admitting our son to Havenwyck was a horrible mistake. If we could do things over we would wait for a different facility to have a bed opening. There was no communication. We were not contacted for input on a treatment plan. We were never able to talk with the psychiatrist. After the first day of admission my sons assigned Social Worker went on an FMLA. He was never assigned a new S.W. He was there 11 days. From what we can tell he was supervised and medications were changed, but no real treatment. We felt as if we were visiting a prison when we went to see him. No one smiled, the staff was abrupt, dehumanizing of us, and acted like our questions were a nuisance. The staff demonstrated a total lack of compassion for what our family was going through and treated us as though we had done something wrong. My son is adopted and has experienced extreme, complex traumas. Our son was six, and scared. To be able to talk to him we had to have workers from our community mental health and therapy team call and pressure the staff to enforce the scheduled phone calls he was supposed to get each day. Worst of all, he was released in worst condition than when he entered. It has been a month and he has yet to recover from his stay there. When we followed up with our private doctor he reported that of 20 of his patients that were sent there, 1 had a decent experience. Our community mental health has told us they are considering not allowing our counties children to be admitted there in the future. This facility did not follow through on anything they said and/or are legally required to do, including forwarding my sons treatment plan and medication changes to his doctor and scheduling a follow up appointment as required in discharge planning. As this was our first experience with this type facility, I am hopeful that there are others who do a much better job in helping families and individuals with mental illness."  Source: Robin W.
April 2013 "Processing plant on the adolescent side.  From attempted suicide to back at home and cured in just 5 days.  A few med changes here and you're fixed.  My child is just as much a danger to self today as they were when they went in.  They have simply learned not to say the words "i want to hurt myself today".  Little to no information is obtainable about any facet of your child's care when they are there.  Not sure who there is making off with all the kids books, clothing, and personal effects.  Several items brought on intake were never given to child and never returned when being quickly and hastily discharged and was told by other parents in the holding area they experienced the same thing..  DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME HERE UNLESS THIS IS THE ONLY PLACE YOUR INSURANCE WILL PAY FOR. "  Source: Parent  [HEAL Note: Even then, it is a bad idea...]
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