We are a unique group of human resource development professionals who work with organizations, enterprises and individuals to provide consulting and training services that meet their specific developmental needs. 

We operate under a license from the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services, Bureau of Health Systems, Substance Abuse Programs. J. E. Ryan Enterprise, Inc. is also a NAADAC approved education provider.


James E. Ryan, President

James has over 30 years of extensive and diversified experience in the fields of mental health, corrections, substance abuse counseling, motivation, and human resources. His professional career has crossed the boundaries of both the public and private sectors allowing him the opportunity to develop numerous employee assistance programs, counseling services, and education programs.

Mr. Ryan holds certifications in: EMDR, Anger Management, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling, Gambling, Clinical Supervision, Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders, Clinical Hypnosis, Imago Relationship Therapy. In addition he is a member of the International Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Counseling and Psychotherapy, Inc., and holds Diplomate Status in Professional Psychotherapy and also Chemical Dependency Counseling.



Mark S. Jagos

Mark has 32 years of experience in correctional counseling, correctional management and administration, substance abuse, mental health, sports counseling, and teaching at the university level. He has experience working with groups, individuals, and families in both correctional and mental health settings. In addition, Mark has been involved as a board member for numerous human services organizations and educational institutions. 



Kat Ryan
MA Marriage and Family Therapy

Kat recently completed her formal education in Marriage and Family Therapy at Adler University (formerly the Adler School of Professional Psychology).  During the course of this program she focused her training on Bowenian Theory and Narrative Therapy.  She is drawn to these two theories in her practice as together  they assist clients in recognizing how their roles in families of origin shape  relationships; how families influence the healthy and unhealthy patterns of our lives and how ultimately individuals have the ability to make changes that can determine the outcome of their own life stories. 

Kat’s diverse background includes ten years working in the Not-for-Profit sector working as the director of operations for the Chicago Jazz Ensemble. In addition she is a documentarian, writer, and filmmaker. Her training offers her the ability to approach counseling with families, couples, and individuals from a unique perspective and to utilize the skills culled in her work to help clients express themselves and tell their stories.