About Us

Core Psych, PLLC is an integrative mental health clinic, with psychology and psychiatry at the core of our services. Our clinic provides a safe, relaxing, and culturally competent environment. Our mental health services include psychiatric and psychological assessments, testing, and interventions. We also provide treatment for substance use disorders (addiction) and those in early recovery. We accept most private and state insurance companies. Our clinic specializes in mild to moderate mental health problems and we do a thorough screening prior to accepting new patients in order to ensure that we can assist you. If we are unable to provide services, we will refer to an appropriate clinic. 

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Shady Shebak, MD

Psychiatrist & Medical Director

Shady Shebak graduated from the University of Michigan-Dearborn in 2008 with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Biology. He went to medical school at the American University of the Caribbean and received his Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree in 2013.

He trained in general psychiatry at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Michigan State University, with year training in child and adolescent psychiatry. He has extensive inpatient and outpatient clinical psychiatric training and experience.

His career interests include treating adolescents and young adults, mood disorders, and personality disorders. He is also interested in culturally appropriate mental health care and education and is involved in several grassroots and academic efforts to teach and provide such services.

He has presented at several regional and national academic conferences on topics including, but not limited to cultural competency, narrative learning theory, and medical education.

Medical Staff

Youssef Makki, PMHNP
Chief of Staff and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Youssef began his journey in mental health as a social worker with a Bachelor in Social Work from Wayne State University, before becoming a nurse. He graduated with a nursing degree from Madonna University and then a Masters in Nursing with psychiatric specialty from Northern Kentucky University. He worked in a group home for the developmentally disabled population. As a registered nurse the experience broadened his passion for psychiatry. While a graduate student he completed his practicum experience at Core Psych. He hopes to further his education and skill in nursing by pursing a Doctorate in Nursing. Youssef spends his leisure time gardening and spending time with his wife.



We are currently servicing only child and adolescents for therapy services. 


Henda Albiatty, MPH
Chief of Operations