Upper Peninsula Psychologist Suspended After Sexual Misconduct Allegations
An Upper Peninsula Psychologist is Suspended Immediately for Alleged Sexual Misconduct with Patients.
The Attorney General on behalf of LARA, filed an administrative complaint against Psychologist Michael Varney ultimately leading to his suspension.
The complaint alleges that Varney behaved inappropriately with 10 patients dating back to 2009.
According to court documents, Varney is accused of sending sexually suggestive and inappropriate messages, requesting sexually suggestive photos, providing prescription pills in exchange for sexual contact. and divulging confidential information about other patients.
According to the complaint, Varney’s behavior violates nine counts of the Public Health Code.