Trudie M Brandt, LMSW

EMDR Certified Therapist

About Me

I have enjoyed working in a variety of Social Work positions such as Long-term care, Non-profit agencies, and the State of Michigan. I have also worked with families, the geriatric population and the disabled. I am currently employed at Lighthouse Associates, LLC, Ludington, MI, as a mental health therapist. I love the diverse experiences that I have gained over the course of my social work career. Previous Social Work experiences: 1) Oakview Medical Care Facility, Ludington, MI Director of Social Work Department 2) Catholic Social Services, Ludington, MI Supervisor of Parent Education and Family Reunification Programs 3) Family Independence Agency, Manistee, MI Adult In-Home Help program

Education & Experience

1999-2001 Masters of Social Work, Grand Valley State University 1994-1996 Bachelors of Social Work, Ferris State University 1991-1994 West Shore Community College

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations


Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Magellan Health
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealth

Priority Health