Molly Applin, LMSW
Molly Applin is a fully licensed clinical social worker in the state of Michigan. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Education from Central Michigan University and was an elementary school teacher for six years. Following this, Ms. Applin received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan. Ms. Applin completed her social work internship at the University Center for the Child and Family (UCCF) and her post-MSW fellowship at Arbor Psychology Group, where she received additional training working with children, adolescents, and families. Following her fellowship, Ms. Applin remained at Arbor Psychology Group, working within our Child and Adolescent team of licensed therapists.
Ms. Applin has a special interest in working with anxiety, phobias, OCD, parent-child relationships, and adolescent identity development. Ms. Applin uses a range of approaches including child-led play therapy, expressive modalities, mindfulness, values-identification, and skills-based interventions, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Exposure/Response-Prevention. Ms. Applin uses a strengths-based, empathic approach while working with all clients. She believes in collaboration and strives to create a safe, supportive atmosphere while working with clients toward empowerment and resiliency.