Michael Whitehead, PhD, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Richland
Michael Whitehead is not currently accepting new clients.
I have been practicing therapy since 2007. I work hard to make sure that I understand the needs of those I serve while providing therapy that is informed by your values. I look at the challenges that may bring you to therapy as symptoms of a biological, psychological, social, or spiritual breakdown. My therapy is focused on looking for solutions from each of these contexts. I have experience working with people of all ages and a variety of issues in my work with families, couples, individuals and children.
My specializations include child directed family therapy, developmentally appropriate parenting practices, handling marital conflict, and the process of finding one's self. I have training and experience in child-directed play therapy and help parents learn this play as a way to connect with their children.
I am currently the only Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor in the Tri-Cities. This credential comes from the Association for Play Therapy and highlights the extra experience, supervision, and training that is required to utilize Play Therapy effectively. For more information see: http://www.a4pt.org/?page=Credentials
Call or Email Michael Whitehead for a free phone consultation now - (509) 563-7101


  • Years in Practice: 11 Years
  • School: Michigan State Univeristy
  • Year Graduated: 2016
  • License No. and State: LF60462315 Washington


  • Avg Cost (per session): $150
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Paypal

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: AAMFT / Approved Supervisor
  • Certificate Date: 2013
  • Certificate: Association for Play Therapy / Play Therapist-Supervisor
  • Certificate Date: 2016

Michael Whitehead's Groups

MFT Supervision

Supervision for LLMFT practitioners from an AAMFT Approved Supervisor.

More about this group


  • Relationship Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Divorce


  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Sex Therapy
  • Spirituality
  • Testing and Evaluation

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Religious Orientation: Mormon


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

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Discernment Counseling
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Play Therapy


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2017
Michael Whitehead, PhD, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Richland

Michael Whitehead

Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT