Dr. Katherine Lewitzke
Dr. Lewitzke is the founder of Bright Pine Behavioral Health and a Michigan native, where she completed both her undergraduate and graduate studies. After finishing her post-doctoral training in assessment and neuropsychology at a private practice under board certified and board eligible supervisors, Dr. Lewitzke spent a semester teaching at Oakland Community College.
Recognized as a Metro-Detroit Mom Approved Doc by Metro Parent, Dr. Lewitzke specializes in assisting individuals diagnosed with ADHD, autism, academic difficulties, behavioral concerns, emotional difficulties, and giftedness. She takes a systems and strength-based approach to understanding and designing treatment plans, and is known for being a compassionate clinician who advocates for her patients and their families.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Lewitzke has been appointed as a board member for the Michigan Association of Gifted Children (MAGC) and provides training and supervision to other clinicians. Dr. Lewitzke is also known for her expertise in the field of behavioral health and her dedication to raising awareness and improving access to care. She hosts her own podcast, “Psych Confidential”, where she discusses important topics in mental health and provides insights and advice to listeners. Dr. Lewitzke has also made appearances on various other podcasts and has been featured on local television stations such as Channel 7 WXYZ Detroit. Through her work in the media, she has become a trusted and respected voice in the community, helping to break down stigma and provide much-needed resources and support to those in need
Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Lewitzke remained committed to providing face-to-face services and patients traveled from all over the country and state to seek psychological assessment and therapy services from her.
Dr. Lewitzke is also the great-granddaughter of Blessed Omelyan Kovch, a Ukrainian Greek-Catholic priest who was beatified in 2001 for his bravery in rescuing hundreds of Jews during WWII. She lives in Oakland County with her husband and two children and enjoys spending time outdoors with her family.