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Nick Zielke

Nick Zielke


Nick Zielke is a Limited Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Gender Specialist. He completed his undergraduate studies at Oakland University and his graduate studies at Michigan State University. He is a member of Phi Alpha Honors Society and National Association of Social Workers (NASW). He specializes in working with individuals and their loved ones who seek support in navigating the challenges presented by Gender, Transgender, Intersex, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Asexual identity. Nick is in the process of becoming a certified transgender therapist through the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH.org) WPATH is the standard of care for transgender medical and mental healthcare. I also work with clients dealing with Bullying and Oppression, Depression, Anxiety, and Suicidal Ideation. I utilize a combination of Strengths-Based Perspective and Mindfulness Based Approach during Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT). I follow the WPATH and NASW Code of Ethics. I provide clients with a safe-space to come-out to the people who are close to them; providing assistance and guidance with this process.I can provide Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Letters to Endocrinologists and also Gender Confirmation Letters for clients who are transgender seeking surgery.Improving others' lives, and helping them overcome the challenges associated with their sexual orientation or gender identity are my goals as a Clinical Social Worker. I strive to guide clients through one of the most critical times of their life. I write Letters for Hormone Replacement Therapy & Gender Confirmation Surgeries.  My role as a Social Worker is to help clients find the direction and resources they desire to reach self-sufficiency, so they can reach their true potential.


  • Transgender, Intersex, & Gender Identity
  • Depression
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Anxiety
  • Experience Bullying and/or Oppression
  • Codependence
  • Peer Relationship
  • Self-Estee
  • Academic Underachievement
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Coping Skill
  • Family Conflict
  • Relationship Issue
  • Self-Harming
  • Mood Disorder
  • Thinking Disorder
  • Behavioral Issue


  • Preteens / Tweens ( 11 to 13 )
  • Adolescents / Teenagers ( 14 to 19 )
  • Adults
  • Elders ( 65+ )

Treatment Approach:

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavior (CBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindful-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution Focused Brief
  • Strengths-Based
  • Trauma Focused

If you would like to schedule an appointment with Nick, call 248-399-7447 or e-mail our office manager at officemgr@crsh.com.