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Shacara B Burrel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LLMSW, JD

Shacara B Burrel

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LLMSW, JD (she, her)

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Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Let's Connect (269) 231-3561
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Meet Shacara Burrel, the visionary force behind Becoming Balanced, LLC. With a Juris Doctorate and a deep commitment to mental health advocacy, Shacara empowers individuals and couples to find balance in life's challenges. As a single mother navigating multiple systems, she understands the crucial role of mental health. Her therapeutic approach is a bridge between the complexities of today and your desired destination of tomorrow. Advocacy, equality, and relatability are the pillars of her practice, fostering relationships that empower and motivate.
Shacara's mission is to empower individuals and couples to find equilibrium in the face of challenges. Specializing in issues like anxiety, depression, and work stress, and employing the Gottman Method for couples. Becoming Balanced, LLC goes beyond therapy, offering civil mediation services and a podcast, "The Balance," discussing the ebb and flow of life.
Shacara's diverse experience spans early childhood education, parent education, and perinatal grief and loss. Her work extends to disadvantaged youth and adolescents in alternative schools and the Kalamazoo County Jail, showcasing her belief that she can connect with anyone, regardless of race, status, or experience.
Call or Shacara B Burrel now for a free 15 minute consultation - (269) 231-3561

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Becoming Balanced, LLC

Kalamazoo, MI 49009

(269) 231-3561
I specialize in Behavioral Issues, Marital and Premarital and Parenting 
$105 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  
Let's Connect (269) 231-3561
Photo of Shacara B Burrel, MSW, LLMSW, JD, Clinical Social Work/Therapist

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Becoming Balanced, LLC

Kalamazoo, MI 49009

(269) 231-3561
I specialize in Behavioral Issues, Marital and Premarital and Parenting 
$105 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $105
  • Couple Sessions $150
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Venmo, Visa, Zelle

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • ASR Health Benefits
  • McLaren
  • Medicaid
  • Meridian
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Optum
  • Physicians Health Plan
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (269) 231-3561
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Shacara B Burrel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LLMSW, JD
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (269) 231-3561
Photo of Shacara B Burrel, MSW, LLMSW, JD, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Shacara B Burrel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LLMSW, JD

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Prelicense by State of Michigan / 6851105056 Shacara B Burrel
  • In Practice for 5 Years
  • Certificate from The Gottman Institute Level 1 Couples Therapy / 2018
  • Certificate from Western Michigan University B.A In Family Studies / 2013
  • Attended Master's in Social Work from Western Michigan University, Graduated 2018
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (269) 231-3561
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Shacara B Burrel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LLMSW, JD
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (269) 231-3561
Photo of Shacara B Burrel, MSW, LLMSW, JD, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Shacara B Burrel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LLMSW, JD

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Behavioral Issues
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Parenting

Expertise

  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Child
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Coaching
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Thinking Disorders
Do these issues align with your needs? or (269) 231-3561
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Shacara B Burrel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LLMSW, JD
Do these issues align with your needs? or (269) 231-3561
Photo of Shacara B Burrel, MSW, LLMSW, JD, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Shacara B Burrel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LLMSW, JD

Client Focus

Age

Toddler
Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Age

Toddler
Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Interpersonal
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (269) 231-3561
Photo of Shacara B Burrel, MSW, LLMSW, JD, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Shacara B Burrel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LLMSW, JD
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (269) 231-3561
Photo of Shacara B Burrel, MSW, LLMSW, JD, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Shacara B Burrel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LLMSW, JD

Location

Primary Location

Becoming Balanced, LLC

Kalamazoo, MI 49009

(269) 231-3561

Nearby Areas

Counties

Zips

Call for a free consultation now - (269) 231-3561
Photo of Shacara B Burrel, MSW, LLMSW, JD, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Shacara B Burrel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LLMSW, JD
Call for a free consultation now - (269) 231-3561
Photo of Shacara B Burrel, MSW, LLMSW, JD, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Shacara B Burrel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LLMSW, JD