Meet Our Team
KES provides a safe place to learn, heal, and grow for our staff and the people we serve.
Deanna Omoniyi, LMSW, CAADC, ADS
Deanna is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a Master of Social Work and a certificate from the Specialty Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2012). She is also trained as an Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist, and is able to use NADA protocol to administer acupuncture to treat addiction. She has over 20 years of experience working with individuals in the mental health and substance abuse field. She established KES to ensure that all people have a safe place to learn, heal, and grow, especially those who are underserved and underrepresented in our community. Using a solution focused approach, her goal is to empower individuals, families, and groups to explore and resolve life issues, and remove barriers to their ultimate level of success.
Marisa Kowalski, LLMSW
Marisa is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a Master of Social Work. She also received a Bachelor in Creative Writing and Women's Studies. Her education and clinical experiences have prepared her to provide exceptional care and support an array of clients with mental health needs, and she specializes in providing support to older adults and their caregivers. She also has extensive experience in working with people with chronic illness/pain issues. She is caring, empathetic, and a strong advocate for the people she serves.
Savannah Odem, TLLP
Savannah is a graduate of Roosevelt University with a Master of Clinical Psychology. She also earned a Bachelor of Psychology from Western Michigan University. She has experience in working with a wide variety of mental health issues, crisis intervention, individual therapy, and group facilitation. With a passion for social justice, she loves working with the LGBTQIA+ community, underserved communities, women and teens. She believes good therapy is an important part of self-care and hopes to help you grow and establish healthy habits.