Therapists in East Lansing, MI

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Anna Melkumyan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
East Lansing, MI 48823
Waitlist for new clients
I believe that all people have the ability to growth and adapt with the right support. I feel that my role as a therapist is to provide a safe space for my clients to process their struggles, help them understand patterns and facilitate them in their journey of change through evidence based interventions. My approach is warm, direct, and collaborative, and my goal is for clients to leave therapy with ample techniques and skills in their toolboxes that they can use throughout their lives.
I believe that all people have the ability to growth and adapt with the right support. I feel that my role as a therapist is to provide a safe space for my clients to process their struggles, help them understand patterns and facilitate them in their journey of change through evidence based interventions. My approach is warm, direct, and collaborative, and my goal is for clients to leave therapy with ample techniques and skills in their toolboxes that they can use throughout their lives.
(517) 686-8195 View (517) 686-8195
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Faith Hale
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
East Lansing, MI 48823
I graduated with my Master's in Professional Counseling in 2019 from Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, MI. I started my career in mental health working at an all-male therapeutic juvenile delinquent facility. My experience working there solidified my passion and desire to work with victims of trauma and abuse. I believe that therapy is the client and therapist coming together to work as a team; you are the expert of your life and I have the knowledge and tools to help you master your life in whatever way you desire.
I graduated with my Master's in Professional Counseling in 2019 from Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, MI. I started my career in mental health working at an all-male therapeutic juvenile delinquent facility. My experience working there solidified my passion and desire to work with victims of trauma and abuse. I believe that therapy is the client and therapist coming together to work as a team; you are the expert of your life and I have the knowledge and tools to help you master your life in whatever way you desire.
(517) 743-6433 View (517) 743-6433
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Autumn Schneider
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LLMSW
Verified
East Lansing, MI 48823
Humans are wired for connection and attunement. Reaching out to another for help is what we are meant to do. As your clinician, I will provide a safe environment for you to be your authentic self and will work to earn your trust. I have dedicated my career to finding, learning, and sharing what causes and heals trauma. Together, we will work at your pace to process and heal your unique experiences.
Humans are wired for connection and attunement. Reaching out to another for help is what we are meant to do. As your clinician, I will provide a safe environment for you to be your authentic self and will work to earn your trust. I have dedicated my career to finding, learning, and sharing what causes and heals trauma. Together, we will work at your pace to process and heal your unique experiences.
(517) 789-1253 View (517) 789-1253
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Chelsea 'luna' Sudderth
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified
East Lansing, MI 48823
Hello, I am Chelsea, or you can call me Luna! Welcome to the beginning of what will be a life-changing and deeply transformative journey for you! Currently, I am a licensed psychotherapist, life coach, and integration guide in Michigan with over 9 years of professional work experience.
Hello, I am Chelsea, or you can call me Luna! Welcome to the beginning of what will be a life-changing and deeply transformative journey for you! Currently, I am a licensed psychotherapist, life coach, and integration guide in Michigan with over 9 years of professional work experience.
(517) 793-4513 View (517) 793-4513
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Stacey Malinoski
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
East Lansing, MI 48823
Stacey earned a Bachelors Degree in Addictions Counseling from Indiana Wesleyan in 2015 and a Masters Degree in Social Work from Michigan State University in 2019. Stacey’s clinical experience includes substance use, dual-diagnosis, juvenile justice, community violence, co-dependency, and attachment styles. Stacey has received training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) skills as well as Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Stacey has spent the past 5 years providing substance use and mental health servic
Stacey earned a Bachelors Degree in Addictions Counseling from Indiana Wesleyan in 2015 and a Masters Degree in Social Work from Michigan State University in 2019. Stacey’s clinical experience includes substance use, dual-diagnosis, juvenile justice, community violence, co-dependency, and attachment styles. Stacey has received training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) skills as well as Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Stacey has spent the past 5 years providing substance use and mental health servic
(517) 589-2228 View (517) 589-2228
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Kylie Schultz
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
East Lansing, MI 48823  (Online Only)
Hello! I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor in Michigan with 16 years of experience. I have worked extensively with young and middle-aged adults on concerns ranging from depression, anxiety, substance abuse and trauma to eating disorders, relationship challenges and academic & career transition issues. I am an avid runner, former college athlete and spend lots of time outdoors with my family (husband and two boys aged 7 and 10) in all seasons kayaking, camping and skiing.
Hello! I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor in Michigan with 16 years of experience. I have worked extensively with young and middle-aged adults on concerns ranging from depression, anxiety, substance abuse and trauma to eating disorders, relationship challenges and academic & career transition issues. I am an avid runner, former college athlete and spend lots of time outdoors with my family (husband and two boys aged 7 and 10) in all seasons kayaking, camping and skiing.
(517) 300-7053 View (517) 300-7053
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Jessica Krueger
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
East Lansing, MI 48823
Not accepting new clients
*NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS. Hi there! My name is Jessica, and my pronouns are she/her/hers. I believe the real job of therapy is to provide a safe place where you get to know yourself better and make changes in your life. My goal is to help you express emotions that are interfering with your life, and guide you through them at your own pace. It is a collaborative process where we work together to explore what you are going through and identify what you are looking to accomplish. It is important to me throughout this process you are feeling heard, understood, and respected.
*NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS. Hi there! My name is Jessica, and my pronouns are she/her/hers. I believe the real job of therapy is to provide a safe place where you get to know yourself better and make changes in your life. My goal is to help you express emotions that are interfering with your life, and guide you through them at your own pace. It is a collaborative process where we work together to explore what you are going through and identify what you are looking to accomplish. It is important to me throughout this process you are feeling heard, understood, and respected.
(517) 465-3091 View (517) 465-3091
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Sarah Gonzalez
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
East Lansing, MI 48823
My ideal clients are dealing with life. Transitions, trauma, relationships, or just dealing with the world...all of these things come without a manual of how to manage. I work with individuals in adolescence through adulthood dealing with a variety of issues such as trauma/PTSD, ADHD, anxiety, depression, and gender dysphoria. I meet with families struggling with poor communication and life transitions. I provide couples therapy to those struggling with communication, connection, boundaries, parenting, and exploring non-monogamy. I work with individuals and couples who identify as LGBTQIA+.
My ideal clients are dealing with life. Transitions, trauma, relationships, or just dealing with the world...all of these things come without a manual of how to manage. I work with individuals in adolescence through adulthood dealing with a variety of issues such as trauma/PTSD, ADHD, anxiety, depression, and gender dysphoria. I meet with families struggling with poor communication and life transitions. I provide couples therapy to those struggling with communication, connection, boundaries, parenting, and exploring non-monogamy. I work with individuals and couples who identify as LGBTQIA+.
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Jody Nelson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
East Lansing, MI 48823  (Online Only)
After over 20 years of practice with adolescents, adults, and families I've learned that everyone has more strengths than they realize. These strengths are critical to your personal growth, recovery, and making whatever positive changes you want to in your life. Most people can use a little help in finding ways to make those changes happen. Whatever you're facing, whether it's anxiety, depression, or struggles with recent life changes, I will help you draw on your own unique strengths and develop the skills and perspectives you need to start living the life you want.
After over 20 years of practice with adolescents, adults, and families I've learned that everyone has more strengths than they realize. These strengths are critical to your personal growth, recovery, and making whatever positive changes you want to in your life. Most people can use a little help in finding ways to make those changes happen. Whatever you're facing, whether it's anxiety, depression, or struggles with recent life changes, I will help you draw on your own unique strengths and develop the skills and perspectives you need to start living the life you want.
(517) 300-2031 View (517) 300-2031
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Ashley Gulker
Master Social Work, LMSW, PMH-C
Verified
2 Endorsed
East Lansing, MI 48823  (Online Only)
I use a range of therapeutic approaches to meet the diverse needs and comfort levels of my clients. Let's work together to determine how you, your child, or family can work through challenges using cognitive behavioral therapy, play therapy, mindfulness, family therapy and/or traditional talk therapy. I have experience working with children, adolescents, young adults, and adults on issues ranging from depression and anxiety to trauma and struggles with life transitions.
I use a range of therapeutic approaches to meet the diverse needs and comfort levels of my clients. Let's work together to determine how you, your child, or family can work through challenges using cognitive behavioral therapy, play therapy, mindfulness, family therapy and/or traditional talk therapy. I have experience working with children, adolescents, young adults, and adults on issues ranging from depression and anxiety to trauma and struggles with life transitions.
(517) 583-4035 View (517) 583-4035
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Jennie Brown
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
East Lansing, MI 48823
“Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful parts of us.” – David Richo
“Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful parts of us.” – David Richo
(517) 236-8191 View (517) 236-8191
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Sabrina Jensen
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
East Lansing, MI 48823
Everyone experiences challenging times or life changes at one point or another. I believe one of the bravest things one can do is begin to understand their own story. I provide a safe, supportive, non-judgmental environment for my clients to explore personal issues, dilemmas, and concerns in a professional setting. My therapy approach is tailored to each client’s needs and preferences, and I pull from several evidence-based modalities. I am compassionate and supportive but willing to be direct in my guidance.
Everyone experiences challenging times or life changes at one point or another. I believe one of the bravest things one can do is begin to understand their own story. I provide a safe, supportive, non-judgmental environment for my clients to explore personal issues, dilemmas, and concerns in a professional setting. My therapy approach is tailored to each client’s needs and preferences, and I pull from several evidence-based modalities. I am compassionate and supportive but willing to be direct in my guidance.
(517) 883-2932 View (517) 883-2932
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Karen Bailey
Pre-Licensed Professional, LPC
Verified
East Lansing, MI 48823
Karen Bailey is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been practicing since 2012. She holds a Master of Arts Degree in Community Counseling from Siena Heights University and an undergraduate degree in Communication from Michigan State University. Karen believes in a Client Centered Therapy Approach with a strong emphasis on CBT, Mindfulness and Family Systems. Her main area of focus includes Anxiety, Depression, Grief, and Life transition with focus on strengths, change and resilience in life's journey.
Karen Bailey is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been practicing since 2012. She holds a Master of Arts Degree in Community Counseling from Siena Heights University and an undergraduate degree in Communication from Michigan State University. Karen believes in a Client Centered Therapy Approach with a strong emphasis on CBT, Mindfulness and Family Systems. Her main area of focus includes Anxiety, Depression, Grief, and Life transition with focus on strengths, change and resilience in life's journey.
(517) 793-4170 View (517) 793-4170
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Gregory Miller
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
East Lansing, MI 48823
My approach to therapy is first, to have unconditional positive regard for everyone. It takes guts to reach out so I honor that. Second, I cannot work harder than those with whom I work. Third, I don’t believe in the “T” word – TRY. Either do or do not. I believe that assisting people in applying the concepts of counseling into actions and developing a different approach to life’s problems is where quality of life improves.
My approach to therapy is first, to have unconditional positive regard for everyone. It takes guts to reach out so I honor that. Second, I cannot work harder than those with whom I work. Third, I don’t believe in the “T” word – TRY. Either do or do not. I believe that assisting people in applying the concepts of counseling into actions and developing a different approach to life’s problems is where quality of life improves.
(517) 300-6775 View (517) 300-6775
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Nancy Warnars
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, EdS
Verified
East Lansing, MI 48823
Tele-therapy Online - Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Michigan. I help individuals, couples, teens, and families move forward in ways that reflect their goals. My passion as a counselor is to get at the root of the problem and focus on life-enhancing strategies. I utilize cognitive behavioral and client-centered based treatment approaches. I work with all clients with a team-based approach. I assist individuals in learning effective coping tools and stress management techniques, communication strategies and to develop support systems. My experience also includes workforce coaching and teaching.
Tele-therapy Online - Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Michigan. I help individuals, couples, teens, and families move forward in ways that reflect their goals. My passion as a counselor is to get at the root of the problem and focus on life-enhancing strategies. I utilize cognitive behavioral and client-centered based treatment approaches. I work with all clients with a team-based approach. I assist individuals in learning effective coping tools and stress management techniques, communication strategies and to develop support systems. My experience also includes workforce coaching and teaching.
(586) 460-2682 View (586) 460-2682
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Grace Francken
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
East Lansing, MI 48823
Not accepting new clients
It takes strength to ask for help. Each person lives a life full of unique circumstances and challenges. I believe in partnering with my clients to help them develop their potential and find the path that is right for them. My goal is to empower clients to live their best lives. I enjoy seeing the pride my clients have when they've succeeded in reaching their goals. These goals are often hidden in everyday stressors and the challenges we face, and by exploring challenges in a safe environment, I support my clients in unlocking their goals and fulfilling them.
It takes strength to ask for help. Each person lives a life full of unique circumstances and challenges. I believe in partnering with my clients to help them develop their potential and find the path that is right for them. My goal is to empower clients to live their best lives. I enjoy seeing the pride my clients have when they've succeeded in reaching their goals. These goals are often hidden in everyday stressors and the challenges we face, and by exploring challenges in a safe environment, I support my clients in unlocking their goals and fulfilling them.
(810) 213-2052 View (810) 213-2052
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Danielle Germaine
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MA, CMHP
Verified
East Lansing, MI 48823  (Online Only)
I believe that when a person experiences trauma or life stressors, it can be quite common for life to feel as though it is unraveling. I take pride in bringing healing to people who have been through trauma/stressful experiences. My job is to help my clients who include adults, children and families to find healthy perceptions of themselves, different coping skills and a new found strength within themselves to take on the world and thrive. I know no single approach is the right one for every individual so I am trained in a range of modalities.
I believe that when a person experiences trauma or life stressors, it can be quite common for life to feel as though it is unraveling. I take pride in bringing healing to people who have been through trauma/stressful experiences. My job is to help my clients who include adults, children and families to find healthy perceptions of themselves, different coping skills and a new found strength within themselves to take on the world and thrive. I know no single approach is the right one for every individual so I am trained in a range of modalities.
(517) 252-9712 View (517) 252-9712
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Harper Psychological, PLC
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA, LLP
Verified
East Lansing, MI 48823
****I now offer online telemedicine sessions. Currently accepting new clients! Making the decision to seek out professional mental health services is the first step in moving towards a healthy life. At Harper Psychological, we make this first step seamless with easy scheduling and virtually no waiting period to be seen. Our office is comfortable, quiet and a safe place to work on issues. Understandably so, this is an uncertain time for many, let me help.
****I now offer online telemedicine sessions. Currently accepting new clients! Making the decision to seek out professional mental health services is the first step in moving towards a healthy life. At Harper Psychological, we make this first step seamless with easy scheduling and virtually no waiting period to be seen. Our office is comfortable, quiet and a safe place to work on issues. Understandably so, this is an uncertain time for many, let me help.
(517) 684-3199 View (517) 684-3199
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Ustina Shives
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
East Lansing, MI 48823  (Online Only)
To me, counseling is a journey of sharing personal problems, concerns, and stories. This work is deeply personal, and I am honored to have the privilege to share this journey and to be trusted with your stories. I help adult individuals and couples identify and tackle negative cycles they often find themselves in. I enjoy working with adults and couples. Some of my specialities include improving boundaries, relationship transitions, navigating conflict, and managing anxiety and depression.
To me, counseling is a journey of sharing personal problems, concerns, and stories. This work is deeply personal, and I am honored to have the privilege to share this journey and to be trusted with your stories. I help adult individuals and couples identify and tackle negative cycles they often find themselves in. I enjoy working with adults and couples. Some of my specialities include improving boundaries, relationship transitions, navigating conflict, and managing anxiety and depression.
(517) 995-8537 View (517) 995-8537
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Jessyca Blase
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
East Lansing, MI 48823  (Online Only)
My approach to therapy is rooted in understanding, compassion, and evidence-based techniques. Being with me feels relaxed, approachable, and genuine, much like a comforting chat over coffee. I firmly believe that therapy is a collaborative journey where the therapist and client work hand in hand to navigate challenges and seek growth. My style is both empathetic and proactive, aiming to help individuals reframe unhelpful thought patterns and build effective coping mechanisms.
My approach to therapy is rooted in understanding, compassion, and evidence-based techniques. Being with me feels relaxed, approachable, and genuine, much like a comforting chat over coffee. I firmly believe that therapy is a collaborative journey where the therapist and client work hand in hand to navigate challenges and seek growth. My style is both empathetic and proactive, aiming to help individuals reframe unhelpful thought patterns and build effective coping mechanisms.
(517) 997-1251 View (517) 997-1251

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Number of Therapists in East Lansing, MI

400+

Average cost per session

$145

Therapists in East Lansing, MI who prioritize treating:

95% Anxiety
90% Depression
81% Self Esteem
77% Relationship Issues
75% Trauma and PTSD
72% Stress
69% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

10 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

92% BlueCross and BlueShield
61% McLaren
59% Blue Care Network

How Therapists in East Lansing, MI see their clients

69% In Person and Online
31% Online Only

Gender breakdown

80% Female
19% Male
1% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in East Lansing?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.