About Us

Heather Herrick, LMSW

I hold a Masters of Social Work from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor.  I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Michigan.  I have over 20 years of experience with children, adolescents, and families.

With a growth mindset, extensive experience, and skills in multiple methods of therapy, I know that even life’s challenges and changes can lead you to being your best self or family.

Heather@OnYourSideMI.com


Jami Melton, CPSTI,

MSW Intern

Jami is finishing up her Master’s Degree in Social Work while interning at On the Bright Side Counseling. She has been working with children, adolescents, adults, and families since May, 2021 doing individual, family, and group therapy sessions.

Jami has been involved with injury prevention programs for over 17 years, having been certified as a Child Passenger Safety Technician in 2003. Her passion and dedication is evident in her enthusiastic approach to educating families, caregivers, teens, and children, with an emphasis on empowering families to make informed, safe choices for their children. She has experience educating the public on car seat safety, vehicle occupant protection, distracted driving, impaired driving, infant safe sleep, home safety, pedestrian safety, helmet fittings, and preventing other unintentional injuries. Jami has supplemental training in transporting children with special healthcare needs, transporting young children on school buses, and wheelchair transportation in a vehicle.

Jami holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and is currently working on her Master’s Degree in Social Work at Simmons University in Boston, Massachusetts.

Jami@OnYourSideMI.com