Are you grieving? Or facing cancer, other health issues, or life after treatment? Or are you tired of feeling anxious, frustrated, overwhelmed, or stressed? Maybe you're dealing with adult child or elderly parent issues, or having relationship problems. Or maybe you long to make changes in your life but feel stuck, unable to move forward. I have training and almost 20 years of experience helping people with these and other issues. I'd like to help you find what you need to experience yourself and your life in a way that feels more centered, confident, and satisfying.
Are you feeling stuck in your current situation? Are you Always putting others’ needs before your own? Do you find yourself questioning if you’re good enough? Have you gotten the message that you are unable to make your own decisions, or that you can't trust yourself? Have you experienced an unexpected life change and feel like you should be able to “handle” your situation but somehow feel broken and unsure/unable/unwilling to move forward? Do you find yourself feeling burnt out professionally and at the same time feeling like you aren’t good enough and constantly having to prove yourself? Trust me, You Are NOT Alone!
I'm so glad you are here! Reaching out for help is one of the hardest things to do and trusting a complete stranger can be even harder. I am here to hold a safe place of support for you to move through your journey in a way that is authentic to you. My experience includes working with adolescents, teens, and adults, who have significant mental illness, substance use issues, chronic pain/illnesses, are pregnant or postpartum, and/or have experienced trauma, loss, or rejection. I have a particular interest in working with people in the LGBTQIA+ community and have received an LBGTQ+-Affirming Practices Certification from OutFront.
I provide a caring, confidential, nonjudgemental environment for adolescents and adults to explore issues of disordered eating, depression and life transitions including divorce, death and grief. In addition to my counseling profession, I am also a Registered Dietitian (RD), with an increased focus on food being used to soothe emotions. My interest is to help individuals using a whole person approach with empirically supported treatments to reach increased health, well being and simply to live their best life. Together we will explore obstacles to making changes and motivation.
I specialize in working with adolescents and young adults. I have experience working with clients that struggle with trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship conflicts, ADHD/ADD, bipolar disorder, and PTSD. I have a passion for supporting and working with members of the LGBTQ+ community. I have a person centered approach, and like to move at a comfortable pace for the individual client.
Do you feel like you don't fit in or that you are living as a fraud? Are you vacillating between burying your head in the sand and obsessing about what's going on around you? Are you impatient with family and co-workers? Do you struggle with worry or have difficulty focusing? Using a cutting edge understanding of the Mind, I will help you uncover your resilience to address these issues. I work with adults and older adolescents.
I have been in private practice for 32 years having the privelgde of serving individuals and couples in our community. I've gained a solid understanding of the struggles we face navigating the difficulties of life. My knowledge and compassion facilitate growth and healing for individuals within their selves and in their relationships. My style of therapy is one of warmth and engaging with each person in the story of their life and the difficulties within that. It is my intention to create an open and inviting atmosphere for people to explore themselves, their relationships, and the environment which they live.
Are you struggling with situations and relationships that cause distress, pain, anxiety, sadness and loneliness? I can guide you in analyzing your problems in the context of your relationships, families, support systems, work or school environments and other cultural factors. I assist people in improving their lives in areas of intimacy, relationships, health, career or vocation, and self-worth. Identifying and modulating emotions and self-talk can be very therapeutic and decrease stress and worry.
With mindfulness- and compassion-based therapy, I support clients through grief & loss, relationship issues, healing from trauma, and searching for meaning & purpose. So many of the issues that bring people to therapy are natural responses to the challenges we face as human beings. Through the process of therapy, we bring curiosity and compassion to our inner experience; and in the safety of a non-judgmental space, we explore options for understanding and growth.
Maria A. Bosnak, Licensed Social Worker (LMSW), holds a Master's degree in Social Work from Western Michigan University, with an Interpersonal Practice scope. Maria has experience working with children of all ages, teens, young adults and families. Maria has shown to be effective in developing healthy long-lasting therapeutic relationships. She has experience working with many life themes; grief, depression, anxiety, relationships, self-esteem, academics, teen pregnancy, foster care, substance use, social media, and other difficult issues that adolescents, teens, and adults face.
Life can be hard and crisis happens without notice. You have taken the first step toward being well! I believe that you are the expert on your own life and that we will work together to find the life and balance that you seek. I am here to help. I work with individuals, couples and families as well as first responders, font line workers, and groups.
Are you in search of an experienced therapist like myself? I will create a safe space for you to step away from your everyday routines and distractions and focus on you, your family, and or your marriage. I am available to help your heart heal and assist you and or your family navigate your life journey in a healthy way. Together we can address any of the following barriers to healthy living: communication, infidelity, intimacy, financial strains, stress, anxiety, depression, blended families, and career conflicts.
I received Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University, with an emphasis on marriage and family therapy. I work with adults and families and have experience working in a psychiatric setting alongside of medical and psychiatric doctors. I have completed evidence based training in Motivational Interviewing as well as DBT for substance abuse. You are what you think, your mind will return to you exactly what you think. What is it that you want? Substance abuse & Anger management assessments.
Hello. I work with late teens, young adults and adults as they meet the challenge of difficult emotions such as: sadness, anxiety, loneliness, frustration, anger, fear, disappointment, grief. Navigating what a full life has to offer can be complicated and at times surprising; relationship problems, school issues, parenting concerns, family conflict, multicultural issues can leave us feeling uncertain and alone. Life transitions can bring their own unique challenges: marriage/partnering, pregnancy, childbirth, medical and/or mental health diagnoses, divorce, blending family, death and dying each can challenge our usual coping skills.
Therapy isn't easy, but with dedication, support, and a touch of humor, I will see you through. I treat PTSD, Depression, Addictions, Borderline Personality Disorders, Health issues, ADHD, Couples issues, Grief, and anger and more. Supervision for LLPC's.
Life is constantly changing and challenging. At times, it can feel difficult to keep up. As a counselor, my goal is to help you identify ways you can tap into your strengths to better navigate these challenges. My hope is to help empower you to create lasting, meaningful change in your life. I have experience working in inpatient settings, in the child welfare/foster care system, as well as in substance use treatment centers. I am also certified as a supervisor for LLPC therapists in the state of Michigan
Kalamazoo Evidence Based Therapy (KEBT) is an individually owned practice bringing together therapists trained in and practicing evidence based therapy including cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy, (DBT), behavioral activation for depression, exposure-based therapies for anxiety, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and radically open DBT (RODBT) for issues of over-control. KEBT is founded by psychologist, Victoria Cane, who specializes in the treatment of emotion dysregulation disorder (a more accurate name for borderline personality disorder), eating disorders, and LGBTQIA-affirmative therapy.
Counseling can offer support to make real life changes. I guide individuals to acknowledging conflicts and the ability to work through them. I believe that counseling can benefit anyone. I strive to empower clients to cultivate greater self-esteem and to assist them in developing skills to manage the stress of everyday life.
It is my belief that people need truth to be emotionally and spiritually healthy. The Bible is the primary source of truth and directs the counseling services that I provide. My hope is that the loving compassion of Christ is evident in my counsel, whether I am visiting with a troubled married couple or an 8 year-old child who has been the victim of abuse. The identified desire of the client is the target of the counseling sessions and my goal to help each individual, couple or family experience freedom.
The Anxiety Treatment Center of West Michigan is a single-provider practice owned by Dr. Shawn Nabors Ph.D. Dr. Nabors is a licensed mental health therapist and a skilled West Michigan anxiety specialist. Since 2015, he has exclusively specialized in the treatment of moderate to severe anxiety disorders/issues. Dr. Nabors delivers evidence-based anxiety therapy through an advanced CBT approach called Adaptive Anxiety Therapy (AAT).
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Vine, Kalamazoo are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.
Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Vine, Kalamazoo then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
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You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Vine, Kalamazoo, or Child Psychologists in Vine, Kalamazoo.
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What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Vine, Kalamazoo specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.
How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.