The Way Ahead Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LMSW Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Offers online therapy
I offer EMDR for Trauma and Exposure and Response Prevention for OCD.
If you are like most people who come to therapy, you've probably felt like you've been running in circles for a long time. Dealing with the same feelings, thoughts, memories, and worries over and over again. In the meantime, you've noticed your life passing you by. What if you could start your life TODAY? What if you don't have to wait? Healing comes from the Latin word for 'wholeness.' To heal is to become whole again. We believe within the pain of suffering can lay our greatest strengths. And there is no part of you that deserves to be cast aside. We don't focus on changing who you are, but on creating the life that you want.
(269) 210-8341
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Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Offers online therapy
I offer EMDR for Trauma and Exposure and Response Prevention for OCD.
If you are like most people who come to therapy, you've probably felt like you've been running in circles for a long time. Dealing with the same feelings, thoughts, memories, and worries over and over again. In the meantime, you've noticed your life passing you by. What if you could start your life TODAY? What if you don't have to wait? Healing comes from the Latin word for 'wholeness.' To heal is to become whole again. We believe within the pain of suffering can lay our greatest strengths. And there is no part of you that deserves to be cast aside. We don't focus on changing who you are, but on creating the life that you want.
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Erica L Callander
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA, LLP Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Offers online therapy
Not accepting new clients
I have distinct experience in assessing, diagnosing, and treating obsessive compulsive disorder.
I am a doctoral level trained limited licensed psychologist, practicing privately. I deeply value the power of establishing and maintaining a trusting therapeutic relationship and using compassion as a solid foundation for my work. I approach each client holistically (whole picture) because I strongly believe that a multitude of factors (e.g. physical health, diet, sleep, unresolved trauma, quality of relationships) play critical roles in our mental and emotional well-being. Beyond symptom relief, I seek to uncover the origin of issues, as this promotes longer-lasting outcomes as well as opportunities for healing and self-discovery.
(312) 883-9056
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Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Offers online therapy
Not accepting new clients
I have distinct experience in assessing, diagnosing, and treating obsessive compulsive disorder.
I am a doctoral level trained limited licensed psychologist, practicing privately. I deeply value the power of establishing and maintaining a trusting therapeutic relationship and using compassion as a solid foundation for my work. I approach each client holistically (whole picture) because I strongly believe that a multitude of factors (e.g. physical health, diet, sleep, unresolved trauma, quality of relationships) play critical roles in our mental and emotional well-being. Beyond symptom relief, I seek to uncover the origin of issues, as this promotes longer-lasting outcomes as well as opportunities for healing and self-discovery.
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Susan Hall
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Offers online therapy
Not accepting new clients
I have additional training in treating anxiety disorders and OCD.
Finding the right therapist for you is important. My style tends to be warm and soft-spoken but I can be gently confrontational when necessary. I decided to become a therapist because I deeply care about helping others in meaningful ways.
(269) 351-7017
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Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Offers online therapy
Not accepting new clients
I have additional training in treating anxiety disorders and OCD.
Finding the right therapist for you is important. My style tends to be warm and soft-spoken but I can be gently confrontational when necessary. I decided to become a therapist because I deeply care about helping others in meaningful ways.
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Samantha Chilcote Ritenburgh
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA LLP Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
Currently, I provide psychotherapy and assessment services to adolescents, adults, couples, and families, with similar challenges, and clients with intellectual disabilities, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
I believe in order to make changes in our lives, we must first examine the impact that past relationships, experiences, and environments have had on us. The therapeutic process allows us to examine and process how things that have happened to us can impact who we are as individuals and integrate the past into who we are in the present. The therapeutic relationship can help us to identify sources of resilience and strength that can help us to overcome past negative experiences. By connecting our past with who we are in the present, we can start the process of change.
(269) 225-3211
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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
Currently, I provide psychotherapy and assessment services to adolescents, adults, couples, and families, with similar challenges, and clients with intellectual disabilities, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
I believe in order to make changes in our lives, we must first examine the impact that past relationships, experiences, and environments have had on us. The therapeutic process allows us to examine and process how things that have happened to us can impact who we are as individuals and integrate the past into who we are in the present. The therapeutic relationship can help us to identify sources of resilience and strength that can help us to overcome past negative experiences. By connecting our past with who we are in the present, we can start the process of change.
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Julie Carbajal
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LLP, LPC, NCC, CAADC Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Offers online therapy
Many of my clients come to me with anxiety disorders or closely related OCD or trauma disorders. They find their worlds shrinking as a result of their suffering and aren't sure how to halt the cycle. Likewise, I also see clients troubled by substance use, psychotic disorders, and everyday relationship issues like lack of connection, and they too are dealing with pain that gets in the way of what's important in their lives. No matter the problem, they often feel trapped or stuck and want to find a way through the barriers keeping them from meaning and purpose in their lives.
(269) 225-3078
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Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Offers online therapy
Many of my clients come to me with anxiety disorders or closely related OCD or trauma disorders. They find their worlds shrinking as a result of their suffering and aren't sure how to halt the cycle. Likewise, I also see clients troubled by substance use, psychotic disorders, and everyday relationship issues like lack of connection, and they too are dealing with pain that gets in the way of what's important in their lives. No matter the problem, they often feel trapped or stuck and want to find a way through the barriers keeping them from meaning and purpose in their lives.
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Aaron James Wilson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
I enjoy working with clients with many different issues and backgrounds. I have many years of experience working with adolescents, the elderly, and everyone in-between. I have experience helping clients with behavior problems, assisting parents with managing behaviors of their children, helping couples work-out their issues, and assisting individuals with depression, anxiety, and OCD. I seek to understand my clients' challenges, and help them develop skills and strategies to overcome them.
(517) 917-0781
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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
I enjoy working with clients with many different issues and backgrounds. I have many years of experience working with adolescents, the elderly, and everyone in-between. I have experience helping clients with behavior problems, assisting parents with managing behaviors of their children, helping couples work-out their issues, and assisting individuals with depression, anxiety, and OCD. I seek to understand my clients' challenges, and help them develop skills and strategies to overcome them.
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Rachel M Cook
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA, TLLP Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
The relationship between the client and therapist is the foundation for any level of therapeutic healing. Creating a safe, comfortable, and honest environment for the client is of upmost importance. In this way, I strive to be non-judgmental and empathetic with my clients. I work with a wide range of clients including college students and adults who are dealing with issues such as anxiety, depression, OCD, and PTSD.
(269) 215-2817
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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
The relationship between the client and therapist is the foundation for any level of therapeutic healing. Creating a safe, comfortable, and honest environment for the client is of upmost importance. In this way, I strive to be non-judgmental and empathetic with my clients. I work with a wide range of clients including college students and adults who are dealing with issues such as anxiety, depression, OCD, and PTSD.
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Shannon Brown
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
I have training and years of experience working with the following areas: anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, grief and loss, divorce transitions, OCD, and depression.
My specialty is working with children, teens, tweens and 20-somethings, though I welcome all ages to my practice! I enjoy being a supportive voice and using strategies that I have found successful over the years in my work with these populations. I love creating a cozy, warm environment in which you can share your heart and my style is gentle and genuine.
(269) 665-1064
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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
I have training and years of experience working with the following areas: anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, grief and loss, divorce transitions, OCD, and depression.
My specialty is working with children, teens, tweens and 20-somethings, though I welcome all ages to my practice! I enjoy being a supportive voice and using strategies that I have found successful over the years in my work with these populations. I love creating a cozy, warm environment in which you can share your heart and my style is gentle and genuine.
Colleen Maresh
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LMSW Verified
Office is near:
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Offers online therapy
I specialize in all types of addictions, including eating disorders but also work with adult survivors of abuse, alcohol and drug abuse, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, domestic violence, grief and loss, obsessive compulsive disorder, relationship counseling, self-esteem, self-harm and many other issues.
I work with adults, adolescents, couples and children as young as 12. I use a variety of therapeutic approaches uniquely tailored to each client and based on the treatment goals we develop together. I believe that each person has a unique place in this world. I believe that therapy gives clients a safe and supportive place to realize their potential. It’s up to me to assist them in obtaining the tools to reach it!
(517) 225-0265
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Office is near:
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Offers online therapy
I specialize in all types of addictions, including eating disorders but also work with adult survivors of abuse, alcohol and drug abuse, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, domestic violence, grief and loss, obsessive compulsive disorder, relationship counseling, self-esteem, self-harm and many other issues.
I work with adults, adolescents, couples and children as young as 12. I use a variety of therapeutic approaches uniquely tailored to each client and based on the treatment goals we develop together. I believe that each person has a unique place in this world. I believe that therapy gives clients a safe and supportive place to realize their potential. It’s up to me to assist them in obtaining the tools to reach it!
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Alyse Lange
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LLMSW, IBCLC Verified
Office is near:
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Offers online therapy
I am passionate about empowering and supporting individuals and couples as they grow and change. I recognize all of my clients as experts on their own lives and circumstances, and assist them as they learn to identify and leverage their strengths to move toward a healthier place. I have experience assisting with: anxiety, depression, issues that arise throughout pregnancy and the postpartum period, infertility and loss, parenting challenges, relationship conflict, navigating life changes, grief, attachment, personality disorders, OCD, bipolar disorder, non-binary, and transgender individuals.
(269) 247-4548
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Office is near:
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Offers online therapy
I am passionate about empowering and supporting individuals and couples as they grow and change. I recognize all of my clients as experts on their own lives and circumstances, and assist them as they learn to identify and leverage their strengths to move toward a healthier place. I have experience assisting with: anxiety, depression, issues that arise throughout pregnancy and the postpartum period, infertility and loss, parenting challenges, relationship conflict, navigating life changes, grief, attachment, personality disorders, OCD, bipolar disorder, non-binary, and transgender individuals.
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Haili Gabris
Counselor, MA, LPC
Office is near:
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Offers online therapy
Haili graduated from Western Michigan University in 2015 with a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Haili has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. She has worked extensively in the treatment of anxiety disorders, including social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, health anxiety, selective mutism and phobias. She has also worked with depression and trauma, which often presents themselves with other disorders.
(269) 371-7013
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Office is near:
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Offers online therapy
Haili graduated from Western Michigan University in 2015 with a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Haili has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. She has worked extensively in the treatment of anxiety disorders, including social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, health anxiety, selective mutism and phobias. She has also worked with depression and trauma, which often presents themselves with other disorders.
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Kelle Brooks
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, MA Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
Taking the first step towards therapy is often the most difficult. I strive to create a safe and comfortable atmosphere in which to build a caring and collaborative therapeutic relationship where the client and the therapist work as a team. In working with my clients, I practice a strength-based approach where helping my clients with wellness, self-growth, and exploration is vital and foremost. I am particularly interested in trying to help clients feel more like the authors of their own lives, so that they can achieve what they hope for in all areas of their life.
(269) 509-0728
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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
Taking the first step towards therapy is often the most difficult. I strive to create a safe and comfortable atmosphere in which to build a caring and collaborative therapeutic relationship where the client and the therapist work as a team. In working with my clients, I practice a strength-based approach where helping my clients with wellness, self-growth, and exploration is vital and foremost. I am particularly interested in trying to help clients feel more like the authors of their own lives, so that they can achieve what they hope for in all areas of their life.
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Barry J Brigham
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA, LLP, LPC Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
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.
(269) 763-5051
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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
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.
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Renee Russo
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
My goal as a therapist is to provide a safe, non-judgmental environment where we can work together to help you deal with the challenges that life throws your way. I can help by giving you the tools that you need to cope with your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. I can also help you develop skills for dealing with past or current trauma, mood disorders and self-harm behaviors, among other things.
(269) 248-3897
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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
My goal as a therapist is to provide a safe, non-judgmental environment where we can work together to help you deal with the challenges that life throws your way. I can help by giving you the tools that you need to cope with your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. I can also help you develop skills for dealing with past or current trauma, mood disorders and self-harm behaviors, among other things.
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Child & Family Psychological Services, PC
Psychologist, EdD Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
It's about relationships . . . We're here to provide guidance in building and strengthening relationships between family members, friends, and even, with yourself. Caring and comprehensive counseling services for: Adults, teens and children of all ages, Individual, couples, family and group counseling.
(269) 359-3409
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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
It's about relationships . . . We're here to provide guidance in building and strengthening relationships between family members, friends, and even, with yourself. Caring and comprehensive counseling services for: Adults, teens and children of all ages, Individual, couples, family and group counseling.
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Linda L Herrin
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, ITCA, PLLC, CCTP Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Offers online therapy
I specialize in working with trauma, stress, anxiety, intimacy issues, women’s sexuality, sexual compulsions and the LGBTQ community. What clients say is most important in their healing process is my holistic and mindful approach to their emotional issues. Neuroscience is now proving that focusing on thoughts and emotions is not enough to bring change when our brains are “jumbled” and we just can’t think our way out of problems. Without awareness of both our total inner and outer worlds we can't get better. So I bring body awareness, sometimes called somatic therapy, into our collaborative work together. This makes a difference!
(269) 580-8246
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Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Offers online therapy
I specialize in working with trauma, stress, anxiety, intimacy issues, women’s sexuality, sexual compulsions and the LGBTQ community. What clients say is most important in their healing process is my holistic and mindful approach to their emotional issues. Neuroscience is now proving that focusing on thoughts and emotions is not enough to bring change when our brains are “jumbled” and we just can’t think our way out of problems. Without awareness of both our total inner and outer worlds we can't get better. So I bring body awareness, sometimes called somatic therapy, into our collaborative work together. This makes a difference!
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Shelley Tindall
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Offers online therapy
I provide a safe, non judgmental, caring environment as we focus on your individual goals utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy to help you on your journey. My specialties include perinatal mood and anxiety, depression, anxiety, difficult relationships, trauma, loss, grief, PTSD, and other challenging life transitions.
(269) 215-5709
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Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Offers online therapy
I provide a safe, non judgmental, caring environment as we focus on your individual goals utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy to help you on your journey. My specialties include perinatal mood and anxiety, depression, anxiety, difficult relationships, trauma, loss, grief, PTSD, and other challenging life transitions.
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Kalamazoo Neurofeedback and Counseling Center
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LMSW Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
My goal is to help clients achieve improved functioning as quickly as possible. I believe the most powerful transformation comes from a combination of techniques to understand and reset non-adaptive patterns, including neurofeedback, other forms of biofeedback, such as heart rate variability, emotional freedom technique (EFT), and a personality assessment I use called the Enneagram, combined with behaviorally-based counseling, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). The combination of these techniques provide the foundation for holistically examining issues that stand in the way of a fuller life.
(269) 330-7030
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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
My goal is to help clients achieve improved functioning as quickly as possible. I believe the most powerful transformation comes from a combination of techniques to understand and reset non-adaptive patterns, including neurofeedback, other forms of biofeedback, such as heart rate variability, emotional freedom technique (EFT), and a personality assessment I use called the Enneagram, combined with behaviorally-based counseling, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). The combination of these techniques provide the foundation for holistically examining issues that stand in the way of a fuller life.
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Haley Nelson
MA, LLPC Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
I provide individual psychotherapy to clients who are experiencing distress in their lives. This includes children, adolescents, adults, and families struggling with issues such as depression, anxiety, mood disorders, life changes, and a wide range of psychosocial stressors. I am a graduate of University of Central Florida, Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, a top ten program in the nation. I have experience working in private practice and residential facilities treating severe and persistent mental illnesses. We will work together in defining your goals and figuring out how to approach obstacles you may be facing.
(269) 215-4009
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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Offers online therapy
I provide individual psychotherapy to clients who are experiencing distress in their lives. This includes children, adolescents, adults, and families struggling with issues such as depression, anxiety, mood disorders, life changes, and a wide range of psychosocial stressors. I am a graduate of University of Central Florida, Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, a top ten program in the nation. I have experience working in private practice and residential facilities treating severe and persistent mental illnesses. We will work together in defining your goals and figuring out how to approach obstacles you may be facing.
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Gary Snapper
Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Offers online therapy
For 17 years, I have been helping clients build upon strengths and face challenges to achieve their goals of therapy. As a licensed professional counselor I utilize the evidence based therapeutic approach of Cognitive Behavior Therapy as a basis for reducing suffering and achieving specific goals. Mindfulness and other coping techniques are incorporated to help address emotional suffering and to help tolerate environmental stressors to create a more balanced, tolerable life.
(269) 795-6828
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Kalamazoo, MI 49006
Offers online therapy
For 17 years, I have been helping clients build upon strengths and face challenges to achieve their goals of therapy. As a licensed professional counselor I utilize the evidence based therapeutic approach of Cognitive Behavior Therapy as a basis for reducing suffering and achieving specific goals. Mindfulness and other coping techniques are incorporated to help address emotional suffering and to help tolerate environmental stressors to create a more balanced, tolerable life.

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