Travis Atkinson, MS, LPC

Chair of Training and Education, Board Member


TBD Solutions LLC (MI)

Travis has worked in the behavioral health field for the past 15 years. A fierce advocate for efficient, equitable, and cost-effective emergency psychiatric care, Travis has partnered with providers and payers across the country to find meaningful solutions to some of health care’s most challenging issues. Travis has sought out opportunities to infuse mental health treatment and music, bringing musical self-expression groups into psychiatric hospitals and crisis facilities. A native Michigander, Travis enjoys writing and performing music, coaching his daughters’ basketball teams, attending concerts, and stacking pills in the original Nintendo's Dr. Mario. He has traveled to 47 of the 50 states, and he hopes to one day perfect the two-fingered whistle. Travis received his BS in Psychology from the University of Michigan, and his MS in Human Services/Counseling from National-Louis University. He lives in Grand Rapids, MI, with his wife and three daughters.