At Midwest Recovery and Wellness it is our mission to help you achieve the rewarding life you deserve. We appreciate that every person is unique and every client receives individualized treatment. It is our pleasure to work with you and to be a part of your life-fulfillment journey.
Cullen P. Hardy, Psy.D. (Co-Founder)
Dr. Hardy trained three years at a substance abuse clinic working with clients of diverse backgrounds. He gained invaluable experience working in that area which had one of the highest incidence of substance abuse in New England. He also trained in community mental health centers in New England as well as in South Bend. In addition, Dr. Hardy has been trained in multiple evidence based practices such as Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Addiction. Dr. Hardy’s passion for his work springs from his education, training and a strong desire to help those who struggle with substance abuse disorders. With over 11 years of sobriety, Dr. Hardy brings a unique perspective that allows him to work with clients both as a trained clinician and as someone who has personally experienced what his clients are going through. His no-nonsense, direct, but caring approach ensures that his clients will receive the addiction treatment that leads to a life-time of recovery.
He received his undergraduate degree (’09, Anthropology) from the University of Notre Dame, his master’s degree (MS in Clinical Psychology) from Antioch University New England and his doctoral degree (PsyD in Clinical Psychology) from Antioch University New England. His father and brothers are likewise Notre Dame grads. With extensive family roots in Grand Rapids and his own love for the Michigan and the South Bend area, he is looking forward to working with clients from across the region and to give back to a community that his given him so much.
Robin Harvell, MA, LPC (Co-Founder)
Robin Harvell, MA, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Clinical Director with 16 years of experience working with diverse clients of all ages both in substance abuse and intensive mental health settings. Robin has been extensively trained in multiple evidence based practices including Trauma-Informed Care, DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy), CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), Motivational Interviewing, MST (Multisystemic Therapy), and Trauma-Focused CBT, which have lead her to develop a program for Trauma-Informed Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for addiction.
Robin earned a BA in English and American literature from Blackburn College 1995, and a MA in Human Developmental Counseling from the University of Illinois at Springfield 2001, with a double major in Marriage and Family Therapy and Community Counseling. Robin has also been a member of the American Counseling Association and became a Nationally Board Certified Counselor. She has been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2003.
Robin is a warm, empathic therapist who specializes in the use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy to provide clients with new skills to manage past painful experiences or strong emotions. A strong belief in the power of positive thinking and hope in a better future, she has helped many release years of guilt, shame, and pain which allowed them to find joy again.