Insight Neurocognitive Health

Insight Neurocognitive Health is a multidisciplinary team specializing in adult & pediatric/adolescent care primarily through neuropsychological assessments and treatment planning for a wide range of injuries and conditions including traumatic brain injuries, epilepsy, neurodegenerative and neurocognitive disorders, age-related changes in cognition, cognitive changes resulting from stroke or other medical condition or treatment, ADHD, seizure disorders, sport concussions, and others. We also offer psychological testing services when there is a need for a better understanding of a patient’s behavioral, personality, social, and emotional functioning. Pre-surgical psychological evaluations and individual therapy services are also available.

We are committed to patient experience and satisfaction, as well as a continuity of care, community involvement, and improved outcomes for all our patients. Our unique structure within the framework of a larger institution grants us the special opportunity to centralize all facets of your care under one roof.

For appointments, scheduling, and referrals to our clinic, please contact us using the information listed below.


Our Insight Neurocognitive Health focus areas include:
Traumatic Brain Injuries | Epilepsy | Neurodegenerative and Neurocognitive Disorders | Age-Related Changes in Cognition | Cognitive Changes Resulting from Stroke or Other Medical Condition or Treatment | ADHD | Seizure Disorders | Sports Concussions | Individual Therapy Services | Psychological Evaluations | Behavioral, Personality, Social, and Emotional Functioning

meet the neurocognitive health team

Omer Abid, MD

Timothy Franke, PsyD., LP

Joseph M. Masternick Jr., D.O.

Nikki Somers MA, TLLP

Mike Samar, LMSW, ACSW, BCD


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. 

Mike Samar, LMSW, ACSW, BCD

Insight Behavioral Health
Flint Clinical Therapist 

Master of Social Work Trauma Research, Eastern Michigan University
Certificate in Traumatic Stress Studies 

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

  1. Trauma
  2. Complex Trauma 
  3. Depression 
  4. Anxiety & Panic 
  5. Substance Abuse 


Mike Samar is a trauma-informed Board Certified Diplomate in clinical social work. Prior to joining Insight, Mike was lead therapist and owner of a private counseling center serving individuals, couples, and families in the Detroit Metro area. Mike also worked for the Veterans Administration for 10 years, helping veterans and their partners with trauma, substance abuse, relationship concerns, and other behavioral and mental health issues. 

Mike takes a strength-based empowerment approach to helping people. He believes strongly in the inherent healing power of the mind and body, utilizing a variety of evidenced-based therapies to assist individuals (10 and up), couples, and families in reaching their goals. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Sameera and two step-children Abdullah & Zahra and working out. Mike is currently accepting new patients at our Flint location.


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. As a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor through the Michigan Board of Addiction Professionals and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional through the Evergreen Institute, Rob specializes in providing the highest levels of patient care.

Rob received a bachelor’s degree in social work from Ferris State University in 2001, graduating with honors. He then pursued a master’s degree from Michigan State University, graduating with honors in 2004. Following his training, Rob has worked in case management, outpatient therapy, and inpatient psychiatric settings. He takes pride in providing the most up-to-date interventions and treatments with professionalism and emphatic care. 


To schedule an appointment, contact our office at (810) 275-9153 or fill out the form below.




4800 S. Saginaw St., Suite 1625 Flint, MI 48507

(810) 275-9153

(810) 213-0279


Monday – Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m

4800 S. Saginaw St. Flint, MI 48507