Male Therapists in Grand Traverse County, MI

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Michael A Acosta
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LMSW, IMH-E
Verified Verified
Traverse City, MI 49684
With a background in child welfare and school social work, I am especially well qualified to assist with parenting and school related issues. However, my professional expertise and life experiences also qualify me to assist adults and adolescents in reaching their life goals. Utilizing a solution oriented, eclectic, humanistic approach we will work together to define those goals and use your personal strengths to achieve them.
With a background in child welfare and school social work, I am especially well qualified to assist with parenting and school related issues. However, my professional expertise and life experiences also qualify me to assist adults and adolescents in reaching their life goals. Utilizing a solution oriented, eclectic, humanistic approach we will work together to define those goals and use your personal strengths to achieve them.
(231) 268-7920 View (231) 268-7920
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David A Prince
Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Traverse City, MI 49684
We do not charge insurance co-pays to our clients, it makes therapy costly and some people avoid seeking counseling for that reason. If you're looking for guidance through a challenging situation, you have a concern that has been on your mind and you would like to speak with a counselor or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, I can help you through this process.
We do not charge insurance co-pays to our clients, it makes therapy costly and some people avoid seeking counseling for that reason. If you're looking for guidance through a challenging situation, you have a concern that has been on your mind and you would like to speak with a counselor or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, I can help you through this process.
(231) 714-6505 View (231) 714-6505
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Michael Patrick Hayes
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Traverse City, MI 49684
This clinical practice specializes in assisting individuals to achieve their personal goals and strive to reach their full potential. I assist others to increase and sustain motivational levels and drive and reduce or eliminate barriers to success. The practice works with children, adolescents and adults. Clients often seeking services include business owners and executives, athletes, students, and artists.
This clinical practice specializes in assisting individuals to achieve their personal goals and strive to reach their full potential. I assist others to increase and sustain motivational levels and drive and reduce or eliminate barriers to success. The practice works with children, adolescents and adults. Clients often seeking services include business owners and executives, athletes, students, and artists.
(231) 613-3515 View (231) 613-3515
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Daniel Herd
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LMSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Traverse City, MI 49684
Therapy should be fun. It should be something you look forward to, not something you push yourself to get through. I want you to leave the counseling session feeling lighter, more energized, and more enthusiastic about your future. My goal is to enthrive; and to help you do the same for yourself. Counseling with me is a series of skill sessions for your brain, to help it develop new methods of looking at the past and relating to the future. Together we can create your new outlook on life. Call or check out Enthrive North to find out more.
Therapy should be fun. It should be something you look forward to, not something you push yourself to get through. I want you to leave the counseling session feeling lighter, more energized, and more enthusiastic about your future. My goal is to enthrive; and to help you do the same for yourself. Counseling with me is a series of skill sessions for your brain, to help it develop new methods of looking at the past and relating to the future. Together we can create your new outlook on life. Call or check out Enthrive North to find out more.
(231) 492-0808 View (231) 492-0808
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Hayden Allen Scott
Counselor, MA, LLC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Traverse City, MI 49696
Waitlist for new clients
The path you have been walking may be worn down, peace, clarity, joy, and fulfillment feel distant, the storms of anxiety, depression, and trauma have become overwhelming. You don't have to travel through the storm alone. It is in caring relationships that healing sparks and growth endures. In therapy, a healing relationship starts when a safe space blossoms. In this safe space, I work with you to find the healing path you will step into.
The path you have been walking may be worn down, peace, clarity, joy, and fulfillment feel distant, the storms of anxiety, depression, and trauma have become overwhelming. You don't have to travel through the storm alone. It is in caring relationships that healing sparks and growth endures. In therapy, a healing relationship starts when a safe space blossoms. In this safe space, I work with you to find the healing path you will step into.
(231) 624-8635 View (231) 624-8635
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Paul E Kaschel
Limited Licensed Psychologist, DPhil, BCPCC, EAGALA
Verified Verified
Traverse City, MI 49686
If your marriage has too much conflict, too little togetherness, or it just feels like you've gone in different directions, I can help you get back on the track you want to be on. Some times the patterns that are developed in marriage need a little jolt in order to shift onto a better path. Working on these issues with practical tools in the context of your life in Christ gives you resources that are unavailable simply working on these things yourselves. If you are an individual struggling with anxiety or depression or relational problems, I can also help you with a plan and tools to handle life more effectively.
If your marriage has too much conflict, too little togetherness, or it just feels like you've gone in different directions, I can help you get back on the track you want to be on. Some times the patterns that are developed in marriage need a little jolt in order to shift onto a better path. Working on these issues with practical tools in the context of your life in Christ gives you resources that are unavailable simply working on these things yourselves. If you are an individual struggling with anxiety or depression or relational problems, I can also help you with a plan and tools to handle life more effectively.
(231) 225-4390 View (231) 225-4390
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Troy A Elenbaas
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Traverse City, MI 49686
If you are ready to work through your baggage, in an overwhelming relationship, or are a teenager navigating the difficult school age years, I invite you to take a journey towards wellness with me. We will walk together, processing intellectual, emotional, and spiritual aspects of your life, and will have an overarching goal of finding your truest and healthiest self. In the space we share together, we can cover your past, present, and look a little bit forward. I enjoy working from a Christian perspective and including spirituality as part of the path towards health and wholeness. Sliding Scale pricing is available per need.
If you are ready to work through your baggage, in an overwhelming relationship, or are a teenager navigating the difficult school age years, I invite you to take a journey towards wellness with me. We will walk together, processing intellectual, emotional, and spiritual aspects of your life, and will have an overarching goal of finding your truest and healthiest self. In the space we share together, we can cover your past, present, and look a little bit forward. I enjoy working from a Christian perspective and including spirituality as part of the path towards health and wholeness. Sliding Scale pricing is available per need.
(231) 879-5090 View (231) 879-5090
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Jeffrey D Goodwin
Licensed Professional Counselor, MDiv, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
Traverse City, MI 49686
I love helping adolescents and their families! Sounds strange I know, but it's true. I provide a listening ear and create a non-judgmental space for youth ages 11-24 to talk about life, love, friendship, and the challenges associated with transitioning into adulthood. I also work with struggling adults, couples and stressed families, and help individuals deal with things like depression and anxiety. Life puts lots of pressure on individuals, marriages, parents, and families, and I'd love to help you find ways to cope with the pressure and go from surviving to thriving!
I love helping adolescents and their families! Sounds strange I know, but it's true. I provide a listening ear and create a non-judgmental space for youth ages 11-24 to talk about life, love, friendship, and the challenges associated with transitioning into adulthood. I also work with struggling adults, couples and stressed families, and help individuals deal with things like depression and anxiety. Life puts lots of pressure on individuals, marriages, parents, and families, and I'd love to help you find ways to cope with the pressure and go from surviving to thriving!
(231) 622-4339 View (231) 622-4339
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Lifetime Growth
Psychologist, PhD, CAADC, CCS-R
Verified Verified
Kingsley, MI 49649
Specializing in; Treatment of co-occurring issues of substance abuse and mental health disorders, relationships therapy, child and adolescent treatment, child custody cases, post traumatic stress disorders and geriatric care. Specialized program development, corporate and organizational development. International and multi cultural treatment with international based therapists.
Specializing in; Treatment of co-occurring issues of substance abuse and mental health disorders, relationships therapy, child and adolescent treatment, child custody cases, post traumatic stress disorders and geriatric care. Specialized program development, corporate and organizational development. International and multi cultural treatment with international based therapists.
(989) 265-2133 View (989) 265-2133
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Stephen Scott
Counselor, MA, LLPC
Verified Verified
Traverse City, MI 49686
Sometimes, finding hope and purpose can be really difficult. Whether it’s depression, anxiety, relationship issues, teenager adjustments, or even an addiction, the storms of life can be challenging, but you don’t have to weather those storms alone. Everyone deserves to feel hope…everyone deserves to live life with purpose. As a counselor, I've had the privilege of walking with hundreds of people through heavy and often overwhelming seasons in their lives. One of the many things I've learned is that your past does not need to define your future. Restored health, hope, and purpose can be your reality.
Sometimes, finding hope and purpose can be really difficult. Whether it’s depression, anxiety, relationship issues, teenager adjustments, or even an addiction, the storms of life can be challenging, but you don’t have to weather those storms alone. Everyone deserves to feel hope…everyone deserves to live life with purpose. As a counselor, I've had the privilege of walking with hundreds of people through heavy and often overwhelming seasons in their lives. One of the many things I've learned is that your past does not need to define your future. Restored health, hope, and purpose can be your reality.
(231) 225-4161 View (231) 225-4161
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Kyle Byrnes
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MLP, CBIS
Verified Verified
Traverse City, MI 49686
The pursuit of therapy can be a daunting and frustrating task, and you should have someone to walk with you during that journey. Maybe you have worked with therapists in the past without much benefit or this is your first time reaching out to a therapist. I provide a safe and empathetic space to explore your life while offering coping skills and perspective as needed. With a professional background in crisis work, I'm comfortable working with individuals struggling with persistent depression, anxiety, and other chronic conditions.
The pursuit of therapy can be a daunting and frustrating task, and you should have someone to walk with you during that journey. Maybe you have worked with therapists in the past without much benefit or this is your first time reaching out to a therapist. I provide a safe and empathetic space to explore your life while offering coping skills and perspective as needed. With a professional background in crisis work, I'm comfortable working with individuals struggling with persistent depression, anxiety, and other chronic conditions.
(231) 310-0657 View (231) 310-0657
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Gary Vann
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Traverse City, MI 49684
Thank you for taking time to learn how we can partner together. I offer an atmosphere of warmth, encouragement, wellness and 35 years of experience as a marriage & family psychologist. Having raised a son and daughter, married a long time and six grandchildren, I know families, careers and life in general can be very stressful. It is my passion to help you make your journey easier and successful for you. Knowledge is power - the more you learn about yourself, communication skills, and acquire tools to eliminate depression, anxiety, anger, phobias, etc. the happier you will be in all aspects of life!
Thank you for taking time to learn how we can partner together. I offer an atmosphere of warmth, encouragement, wellness and 35 years of experience as a marriage & family psychologist. Having raised a son and daughter, married a long time and six grandchildren, I know families, careers and life in general can be very stressful. It is my passion to help you make your journey easier and successful for you. Knowledge is power - the more you learn about yourself, communication skills, and acquire tools to eliminate depression, anxiety, anger, phobias, etc. the happier you will be in all aspects of life!
(231) 225-9699 View (231) 225-9699
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Douglas Adam Glick
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Traverse City, MI 49684
A catalyst may be a person or a thing that precipitates a change. When you see the change, you can be the change! As a licensed clinical social worker I have worked with children, adolescents, adults, groups and families in the areas of trauma and resilience, anxiety, depression, as well as grief and loss. As a member of the gay community, a presenter and writer in this field, I have worked with folks that are moving toward being fully integrated in their lives. Matching what we know about our inner selves with our outer selves and celebrating ourselves within our communities, may require some assistance along the way.
A catalyst may be a person or a thing that precipitates a change. When you see the change, you can be the change! As a licensed clinical social worker I have worked with children, adolescents, adults, groups and families in the areas of trauma and resilience, anxiety, depression, as well as grief and loss. As a member of the gay community, a presenter and writer in this field, I have worked with folks that are moving toward being fully integrated in their lives. Matching what we know about our inner selves with our outer selves and celebrating ourselves within our communities, may require some assistance along the way.
(231) 518-9258 View (231) 518-9258
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Reliance Christian Counseling, PLLC, Duane F Ellis
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
Traverse City, MI 49686
My counseling practice provides services to individuals, couples, and groups. Those who seek counseling assistance often face difficult life situations that cause emotional wounds, pain, and loss of hope. As a counselor, my role is to come alongside clients to help them understand the source of the issues that they face, help them identify solutions to their problems, and to encourage them in their efforts. Reestablishing a sense of hope is a major factor in this healing process.
My counseling practice provides services to individuals, couples, and groups. Those who seek counseling assistance often face difficult life situations that cause emotional wounds, pain, and loss of hope. As a counselor, my role is to come alongside clients to help them understand the source of the issues that they face, help them identify solutions to their problems, and to encourage them in their efforts. Reestablishing a sense of hope is a major factor in this healing process.
(231) 598-7577 View (231) 598-7577
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William Sisco
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Traverse City, MI 49684
When we are experiencing psychological suffering, it is natural to want to find relief from our distress. Too often, though, our ways of coping or protecting ourselves from pain only lead us to more distress in the long run. We frequently find ourselves back in the same rut, or repeating the same mistakes over and over without knowing why.
When we are experiencing psychological suffering, it is natural to want to find relief from our distress. Too often, though, our ways of coping or protecting ourselves from pain only lead us to more distress in the long run. We frequently find ourselves back in the same rut, or repeating the same mistakes over and over without knowing why.
(231) 867-0618 View (231) 867-0618
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Spencer Galton
Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate, MA , LLPC, LPCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Traverse City, MI 49684
I have deep passion for helping individuals on their journey to healing, I specialize in working with those who are motivated to overcome complex trauma, anxiety, mood disorders, and personality disorders. I believe in the power of experiential therapy and the transformational potential of Narrative therapy, Internal Family Systems (IFS), and ADEP (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy). These therapeutic approaches form the cornerstone of our practice, guiding my clients toward a more profound understanding of their inner worlds and the narratives that shape their lives.
I have deep passion for helping individuals on their journey to healing, I specialize in working with those who are motivated to overcome complex trauma, anxiety, mood disorders, and personality disorders. I believe in the power of experiential therapy and the transformational potential of Narrative therapy, Internal Family Systems (IFS), and ADEP (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy). These therapeutic approaches form the cornerstone of our practice, guiding my clients toward a more profound understanding of their inner worlds and the narratives that shape their lives.
(719) 733-9092 View (719) 733-9092
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Eric D LaPaugh
Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
5 Endorsed
Traverse City, MI 49686
I like to offer my clients an opportunity to choose from an office visit to a walk and talk at a nearby trail or park. Through my research I have found that clients with difficulties like depression and anxiety respond best to treatment in the great outdoors.
I like to offer my clients an opportunity to choose from an office visit to a walk and talk at a nearby trail or park. Through my research I have found that clients with difficulties like depression and anxiety respond best to treatment in the great outdoors.
(231) 994-6543 View (231) 994-6543
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Ty Curtis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LMSW
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Traverse City, MI 49684
You are struggling, and have no one to turn to. You have come here seeking solutions, and I can help you find them. Sometimes life does not go the way we planned, or the way we wanted. Whether it's illness, depression, anxiety, doubt, grief, or shame, the end of a relationship, an engagement or marriage, the loss of a loved one, the birth of a child, or the achievement of a long-term goal, I can help you remove the roadblocks and get back on the path to your best life.
You are struggling, and have no one to turn to. You have come here seeking solutions, and I can help you find them. Sometimes life does not go the way we planned, or the way we wanted. Whether it's illness, depression, anxiety, doubt, grief, or shame, the end of a relationship, an engagement or marriage, the loss of a loved one, the birth of a child, or the achievement of a long-term goal, I can help you remove the roadblocks and get back on the path to your best life.
(231) 928-5147 View (231) 928-5147
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Jeremy Bilderback
Counselor, MA, LLPC
Verified Verified
Traverse City, MI 49686
I want to help people live effective lives. So many of us find ourselves living one day at a time just trying to survive our circumstances. I believe there is much more to life. We are designed to live life fully. My philosophy is that life is experienced and enjoyed within the context of all our relationships, not just romantic. When our relationships are struggling our enjoyment of life suffers. When we enjoy the fruit of healthy relationships we are able to truly taste the sweetness of life the way it was designed to be lived. Finding personal healing and wholeness equips us to give and receive life giving communion with others.
I want to help people live effective lives. So many of us find ourselves living one day at a time just trying to survive our circumstances. I believe there is much more to life. We are designed to live life fully. My philosophy is that life is experienced and enjoyed within the context of all our relationships, not just romantic. When our relationships are struggling our enjoyment of life suffers. When we enjoy the fruit of healthy relationships we are able to truly taste the sweetness of life the way it was designed to be lived. Finding personal healing and wholeness equips us to give and receive life giving communion with others.
(231) 239-6312 View (231) 239-6312
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Jerry Richardson
Pre-Licensed Professional, LLMSW
Verified Verified
Traverse City, MI 49686
This Clinician Has Immediate Availability! We are all going through our own struggles, and it is natural to want to find some kind of relief from what we are going through. Too often though, we frequently find ourselves back at square one over and over again wondering why this keeps happening. Mental Health counseling offers us a chance to try and understand our stress, the meaning behind our symptoms, and allows us an opportunity to finally get unstuck.
This Clinician Has Immediate Availability! We are all going through our own struggles, and it is natural to want to find some kind of relief from what we are going through. Too often though, we frequently find ourselves back at square one over and over again wondering why this keeps happening. Mental Health counseling offers us a chance to try and understand our stress, the meaning behind our symptoms, and allows us an opportunity to finally get unstuck.
(231) 403-0865 View (231) 403-0865

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Male Therapists

As a man, why might I want to see a male therapist?

There are many reasons a man might wish to work with a male therapist, including a degree of shared identity, which may help client and therapist connect to each other and allow for a more free-flowing discussion of issues that can be deeply personal. Some men may feel more comfortable talking to a male therapist about relationship concerns, the pressures they feel around the roles society and family place on men, career or job challenges, self-esteem, or anger problems. For some men who have not had a male role models in their lives, a good male therapist may be especially helpful.

How can I find out about a therapist’s experience treating men?

Individuals looking for treatment should feel comfortable directly asking a therapist about their history treating men overall and the issues that arise in therapy with men. A good therapist will be happy to discuss such matters as well as their educational background, approach to treatment, and how they think they can aid a prospective client. Prospective clients should also ask what the expectation is for treatment, and what the fee structure is, and whether and which insurance plans are accepted.

Can clients benefit from having a therapist of the same gender?

Therapy is not gender-specific, but some men as well as women feel more comfortable opening up about their experiences and history with a male therapist. An individual may feel that they have to explain less background information and be on the same page more quickly, particularly when discussing gender-specific challenges, in the case of male clients. Some women have prior negative experiences with women that predispose them to prefer working with a male in therapy. That said, a good clinician can transcend most if not all gender concerns. Ultimately, the most important factor in therapy is the connection and trust the client is able to build with the practitioner.

Would a male therapist have specific training in treating men?

Generally, no. There are no certifications for treating men specifically, but there are continuing education classes that therapists may take that focus on treating men as a group. There are many therapists who focus on men and male issues in their treatment and therefore have experience and expertise in this domain.