Insight Behavioral Health

4800 SAGINAW ST #1900, FLINT, MI 48507


Insight Behavioral Health provides mental health, counseling, and addiction services for children, adolescents, families, and adults at Insight’s Flint campus and Insight Surgical Hospital in Warren. Our team of integrated health professionals understand the challenges of mental health issues in the communities we serve and are dedicated to treating patients with care, compassion, and respect. As part of a renowned research center, we are also driven to create innovative techniques and care principles in our pursuit to improve the field of medicine and are passionate about helping others, regardless of obstacles or challenges.

Insight Behavioral Health offers a wide range of mental healthcare services for patients throughout the greater Flint and Detroit Metro areas. As a multi-specialty health system, which includes locations in Flint, Warren, and Dearborn, we are able to connect our patients with psychiatrists and other mental health professionals to treat a range of conditions. From depression and anxiety to addiction and neuropsychological disorders, our team is at the forefront of treating mental health issues and illnesses. Insight patients benefit from a variety of therapeutics, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy (also known as talk therapy), medications, support groups, and consultations with trained therapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists.

Utilizing numerous evaluations to accurately assess, diagnose, and establish the most effective treatments, Insight Behavioral Health is committed to building relationships with our patients and providing resources to manage their specific needs and symptoms. When you visit Insight Behavioral Health, you can expect compassionate, professional care and advanced therapies and treatments to help you improve your mental health. To learn more about our services and to schedule an appointment at Insight Behavioral Health, call us at (810) 275-9333 today.

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4800 SAGINAW ST #1900, FLINT, MI 48507


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Insight Behavioral Health team

Omer Abid, MD

Timothy Franke, PsyD., LP

Joseph M. Masternick Jr., D.O.

Nikki Somers MA, TLLP


Dr. Eslam Kersha

Omer Abid, MD


Dr. Omer Abid is a physician board certified in preventive medicine with his residency and MPH in epidemiology from the University of Michigan. He is an EIS (Epidemic Intelligence Service) alumnus from the CDC. Dr. Abid has worked abroad in public health in multiple chronic disease programs for several years mostly in public health programming but he has also published in the peer-review literature. He is currently an Addiction Medicine physician at Insight Institute of Neurosurgery & Neuroscience.

Timothy Franke, PsyD., LP

Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist

Dr. Timothy Franke completed his graduate training in clinical psychology at the Michigan School of Psychology (formerly known as MiSPP) in 2016 with training emphasis on neuropsychological testing and assessment.

Dr. Franke focuses on providing patient-centered care. He has extensive experience in pediatric and adult neuropsychological assessment, as well as assessment and evaluation of emotional/behavioral disorders, neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders, and traumatic brain injuries.

Joseph M. Masternick Jr., D.O.

Addiction Medicine & Family Medicine

Dr. Joseph Masternick graduated from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his post-graduate training at St. John Hospital in Detroit. He is board-certified in addiction medicine and family medicine. He is a Diplomat of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Addiction Medicine.

He is a physician evaluator for both the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) and Health Professional Recovery Program (HPRP) of the state of Michigan. He has served as the medical director of a hospital acute care inpatient substance abuse unit and affiliated ambulatory detoxification program.

He currently serves as a trustee for the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine, and he is the medical director of the Wellness Clinic Chemical Dependency Treatment Center, affiliated with our Insight Wellness Center. He is a consultant to Beaumont Health System Chronic Pain Consortium, which is a strategic planning entity aimed at the redesign of the model of care of pain management services of all eight hospitals.

His lifelong goal is to create departments of addiction medicine in every hospital in the country in order to educate physicians to better recognize and treat chemical dependency.

Nikki Somers MA, TLLP

Temporary Limited Licensed Psychologist
Insight Behavioral Health


Undergraduate: University of Michigan-Flint
Graduate School: Michigan School of Psychology

Expertise / Specialties (top 5 things they are interested in)

  1. Grief
  2. Anxiety
  3. Depression
  4. Trauma
  5. Substance Abuse and Addiction

Nikki Somers-Klanseck is a temporary limited licensed psychologist at Insight Behavioral Health, providing psychotherapy, addiction risk assessments, and pre-surgical psychological evaluations under the supervision of Dr. Timothy Franke. Nikki graduated from the University of Michigan-Flint with a bachelor’s degree in clinical and community psychology and Michigan School of Psychology with a master’s degree in clinical psychology. Nikki started working with Insight as a graduate student and was hired by Insight Behavioral Health in September 2021. 

Nikki is passionate about creating an open, safe, and supportive environment for her clients. She focuses on empowerment by identifying an individual’s strengths and acknowledging resiliency. She has experience working with multiple populations in a variety of settings and strives to continue to learn from every individual she works with. During her free time, Nikki enjoys dancing, reading, movies, road-trips, and spending time with her family and friends. 


Licensed Master of Clinical Social Work, Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
Clinical Therapist

Undergraduate: Ferris State University
Graduate: Michigan State University

Expertise / Specialties (top 5 things they are interested in)

  1. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  2. Trauma-Informed Therapy
  3. Co-occurring Disorders
  4. Chronic Pain
  5. Traumatic Brain Injury


Rob Hughes is a clinical therapist at Insight Behavioral Health. Rob studied social work at Ferris State University, graduating with honors in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in social work with a minor in sociology in ethnic diversity and relations in the United States. He then went on to graduate school at Michigan State University, where he completed a master’s degree with honors in clinical social work with a concentration in treating co-occurring disorders.

‌Rob is a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor through the Michigan Certification Board of Addiction Professionals. Rob is also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional through the Evergreen Institute. Rob has worked in a multitude of different settings and positions since his graduation, having worked in case management, outpatient therapy, and in an inpatient psychiatric setting. Rob takes pride in providing the most up to date interventions and treatment with the highest professionalism and empathic care in the field.

Dr. Eslam Kersha

Dr. Eslam Kersha is a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in general adult psychiatry at Insight Behavioral Health. With extensive training and a diverse range of experiences, Dr. Kersha is well-rounded and equipped to provide comprehensive care across various psychiatric settings.

Dr. Kersha obtained his medical education at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he developed a deep passion for psychiatry and the connection between mind and body. He further enhanced his skills through residency training at Wayne State University and Detroit Medical Center, where he gained a comprehensive understanding of mental health disorders.

Driven by a holistic approach to mental health, Dr. Kersha focuses on identifying the underlying causes of common mental health conditions. He believes in treating the whole person and strives to provide personalized care that addresses both emotional wellbeing and physical health.

With a diverse clinical background, Dr. Kersha has worked in outpatient, emergency, and inpatient psychiatry settings. This breadth of experience enables him to effectively meet the unique needs of his patients and deliver individualized treatment plans.

Dr. Kersha is dedicated to professional growth and actively stays informed about the latest advancements in psychiatry through ongoing education and research. With a compassionate and patient-centered approach, he is committed to supporting individuals on their journey to mental wellness at Insight Behavioral Health.