Ann Bixler, LLP, ICAADC, RPT, Limited Licensed Psychologist in Grand Rapids
I 've been in private practice since 1997. Throughout that time I have continued to expand on my knowledge and develop specialties in play therapy, working with the LGBTQ community, substance abuse, and trauma including PTSD. I work with clients experiencing anxiety and depression. I see each client as unique and feel honored to join them in their journey towards health and wellness. I am affiliated with organizations that keep me abreast of evidence-based practices for the unique situations that clients bring to therapy.
Play therapy for adults and children. Respecting the power of play including sand tray work. LGBTQ community including the use of WPATH standards and seeing transgender clients through their process of transformation. EMDR to assist individuals who have had trauma to heal.
Take the first step to help. Call or Email Ann Bixler now - (616) 312-2470


  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: Western Michigan University
  • License No. and State: 6301010530 Michigan
  • A Limited Licensed Psychologist may practice under the supervision of a Licensed Psychologist


  • Avg Cost (per session): $80 - $180
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • ASR
  • Aetna
  • Blue Care Network
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cofinity
  • Homewood EAP
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • McLaren
  • Meridian
  • Priority Health
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: Association for Play Therapy / Registered Play Therapist
  • Member Since: 2009
  • Certificate: MCBAP / Cert Adv Alcohol & Drug Couns
  • Certificate Date: 2008

Ann Bixler's Groups

Advanced Counseling and Therapy Services

Serving individuals, families and couples of all ages. Integrative practices including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Anxiety/Depression, Family Issues/Marital Struggles, LGTBQ Community, Play Therapy, EMDR/Trauma, Substance Abuse, Meditation, Mindfulness, and Yoga Therapy.

More about this group


  • Transgender
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Stress


  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues


  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus


  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults


  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • EMDR
  • Family / Marital
  • Feminist
  • Imago
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
  • Sand Play


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family


  • Video Counseling
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2017
Ann Bixler, LLP, ICAADC, RPT, Limited Licensed Psychologist in Grand Rapids

Ann Bixler

Limited Licensed Psychologist, LLP, ICAADC, RPT