Markiesha Johnson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Detroit, MI 48202
Offers online therapy
I will use a strength-based, trauma informed approach to help you unpack the root causes to your challenges.
Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, sleep disturbances, and negative thoughts? Do you feel down and blue after giving birth to a baby and don’t know why? Are you tired of putting up a facade on the outside when in fact you are hurting on the inside? Have you lost a loved one and have difficulty coping with grief? Are these feelings affecting your personal and professional relationships? My goal is to help you navigate through this journey that we call “life” by providing you with the necessary tools to overcome life’s obstacles.
(313) 217-3854
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Detroit, MI 48202
Offers online therapy
I will use a strength-based, trauma informed approach to help you unpack the root causes to your challenges.
Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, sleep disturbances, and negative thoughts? Do you feel down and blue after giving birth to a baby and don’t know why? Are you tired of putting up a facade on the outside when in fact you are hurting on the inside? Have you lost a loved one and have difficulty coping with grief? Are these feelings affecting your personal and professional relationships? My goal is to help you navigate through this journey that we call “life” by providing you with the necessary tools to overcome life’s obstacles.
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Kristen J. Kennard
Licensed Professional Counselor, DBH, LPC, NCC, PMH-C Verified
Detroit, MI 48202
Offers online therapy
I know you are tired of struggling and need relief so I aim to use the briefest, most effective evidence- and strength-based interventions to help you blossom and thrive, whatever stage of life you are in.
Are you pregnant, postpartum, or in menopausal transition and having difficulty controlling your thoughts, mood, or behavior? Are you having difficulty getting pregnant or being treated for infertility? Did you have a planned birth experience that did not go as you had hoped? Have you suffered a loss during or post-pregnancy? Have any of these challenges or others begun to negatively effect your relationship with your child, spouse, or family? If you feel the weight of any of these issues please know that you do not have to suffer. With appropriate screening and intervention, I can help you achieve the level of wellness you deserve.
(248) 602-2668
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Detroit, MI 48202
Offers online therapy
I know you are tired of struggling and need relief so I aim to use the briefest, most effective evidence- and strength-based interventions to help you blossom and thrive, whatever stage of life you are in.
Are you pregnant, postpartum, or in menopausal transition and having difficulty controlling your thoughts, mood, or behavior? Are you having difficulty getting pregnant or being treated for infertility? Did you have a planned birth experience that did not go as you had hoped? Have you suffered a loss during or post-pregnancy? Have any of these challenges or others begun to negatively effect your relationship with your child, spouse, or family? If you feel the weight of any of these issues please know that you do not have to suffer. With appropriate screening and intervention, I can help you achieve the level of wellness you deserve.
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Irena J Glover
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LMSW Verified
Detroit, MI 48202
I have extensive experience working with and counseling children, adults, and families. My goal is to support you in addressing and overcoming stressors in an effort to assist you in achieving your full potential. I use strength-based, solution focused, and person-centered therapy in my approach to aide individuals in identifying and working towards therapy goals.
(313) 307-4911
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Detroit, MI 48202
I have extensive experience working with and counseling children, adults, and families. My goal is to support you in addressing and overcoming stressors in an effort to assist you in achieving your full potential. I use strength-based, solution focused, and person-centered therapy in my approach to aide individuals in identifying and working towards therapy goals.
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DeLisa Washington
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LLMSW Verified
Detroit, MI 48202
Offers online therapy
Everyday we encounter obstacles and decisions that may cause mental and emotional conflict. It is my goal to assist you with understanding and overcoming your conflicting thoughts, emotions, and situations. Through my therapeutic practice it is my plan to motivate change and empower emotional stability. My experience as a practicing therapist has enabled me to offer effective tools and techniques to clients that will allow them to grow and heal from past and present challenging experiences. As a team, I work with my clients to help them reach their full potential.
(313) 251-9471
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Detroit, MI 48202
Offers online therapy
Everyday we encounter obstacles and decisions that may cause mental and emotional conflict. It is my goal to assist you with understanding and overcoming your conflicting thoughts, emotions, and situations. Through my therapeutic practice it is my plan to motivate change and empower emotional stability. My experience as a practicing therapist has enabled me to offer effective tools and techniques to clients that will allow them to grow and heal from past and present challenging experiences. As a team, I work with my clients to help them reach their full potential.
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Desiree L Johnson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48235
Are you ready to conquer life's stresses with empowering solutions? My goal, as a solution-focused, strength-based clinical social worker, is to equip you with the tools that will lead you to a more satisfying and empowering life. Through the use of evidence based interventions, I will assist you in overcoming a wide array of problems, relating to your mental health and well-being that may cause past and present barriers. You will receive personalized treatment, including a customized treatment plan that will work to assist in eliminating self-defeating and negative thoughts and/or behaviors.
(313) 202-4920
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Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48235
Are you ready to conquer life's stresses with empowering solutions? My goal, as a solution-focused, strength-based clinical social worker, is to equip you with the tools that will lead you to a more satisfying and empowering life. Through the use of evidence based interventions, I will assist you in overcoming a wide array of problems, relating to your mental health and well-being that may cause past and present barriers. You will receive personalized treatment, including a customized treatment plan that will work to assist in eliminating self-defeating and negative thoughts and/or behaviors.
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Renee McLaurine
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48219
Offers online therapy
I am a fully licensed clinical social worker skilled to assist you with solving personal challenges from a holistic perspective. I offer a strength-based non-judgmental coaching approach when assisting individuals and families with delicate life concerns. Providing practical and usable tools to those who seek services helps seekers understand themselves, and know that they have power to create change in their lives.
(517) 225-1659
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Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48219
Offers online therapy
I am a fully licensed clinical social worker skilled to assist you with solving personal challenges from a holistic perspective. I offer a strength-based non-judgmental coaching approach when assisting individuals and families with delicate life concerns. Providing practical and usable tools to those who seek services helps seekers understand themselves, and know that they have power to create change in their lives.
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Elizabeth Gonzalez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, CYT Verified
Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48209
Offers online therapy
I provide individual and group psychotherapy to adolescents and adults. My work with children is specific to gender identity. My clinical work is focused on eating disorders, gender identity, LGBTQQ+ concerns, multicultural counseling, survivors of sexualized violence and trauma. I work with clients through a social justice and holistic health lens that emphasizes the inseparable connection between our mind, body, and environment. My approach to therapy is strength-based and client centered rooted in cultural humility. I incorporate mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and other evidence-based techniques depending upon the goals of each client.
(734) 274-5477
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Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48209
Offers online therapy
I provide individual and group psychotherapy to adolescents and adults. My work with children is specific to gender identity. My clinical work is focused on eating disorders, gender identity, LGBTQQ+ concerns, multicultural counseling, survivors of sexualized violence and trauma. I work with clients through a social justice and holistic health lens that emphasizes the inseparable connection between our mind, body, and environment. My approach to therapy is strength-based and client centered rooted in cultural humility. I incorporate mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and other evidence-based techniques depending upon the goals of each client.
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Jamell Jefferson
Counselor, MA, LPC, MITS Verified
Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48235
My practice includes, but is not limited to, Individuals, Couples, Families and Groups. My approach to Psychological Counseling is Person-Centered and Strength-Based. With those I work with the goal is transformation and increased skills in dealing with problems of living. All dimensions of an individual's life are accessed including spirituality.
(248) 255-4202
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Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48235
My practice includes, but is not limited to, Individuals, Couples, Families and Groups. My approach to Psychological Counseling is Person-Centered and Strength-Based. With those I work with the goal is transformation and increased skills in dealing with problems of living. All dimensions of an individual's life are accessed including spirituality.
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Melissa Lynne Andrews
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48201
Offers online therapy
Melissa’s counseling style combines strength-based, cognitive-behavioral, motivational interviewing, emotional focused and solution-focused approaches to help individuals achieve their therapeutic goals.
Melissa has experience working with adults, college age students, and adolescents. Clinical issues that she has the most experience with includes personality disorders, depression, trauma, grief, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem issues, obsessive and compulsive behaviors, and stress management. A main focus of treatment is to establish a therapeutic alliance with the client. Melissa believes that having a good connection helps facilitate effective counseling and provides the best outcomes. In therapy, she is supportive, compassionate, and present with individuals both in times of struggle as well as times of achievement.
(616) 236-4505
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Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48201
Offers online therapy
Melissa’s counseling style combines strength-based, cognitive-behavioral, motivational interviewing, emotional focused and solution-focused approaches to help individuals achieve their therapeutic goals.
Melissa has experience working with adults, college age students, and adolescents. Clinical issues that she has the most experience with includes personality disorders, depression, trauma, grief, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem issues, obsessive and compulsive behaviors, and stress management. A main focus of treatment is to establish a therapeutic alliance with the client. Melissa believes that having a good connection helps facilitate effective counseling and provides the best outcomes. In therapy, she is supportive, compassionate, and present with individuals both in times of struggle as well as times of achievement.
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Amanda Shelton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48235
Your journey is very important to me. You are the expert of your life, story, and experiences. Every individual is unique in their own way and our life is often shaped by our identity, experiences, beliefs, and environment which constantly evolves. Therefore, it is important that I meet my clients where they are. My therapy approach is creative, strength based, and unique to the person or family’s needs.
(947) 282-9321
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Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48235
Your journey is very important to me. You are the expert of your life, story, and experiences. Every individual is unique in their own way and our life is often shaped by our identity, experiences, beliefs, and environment which constantly evolves. Therefore, it is important that I meet my clients where they are. My therapy approach is creative, strength based, and unique to the person or family’s needs.
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Black Male Therapist LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48201
Offers online therapy
Black Male Therapist LLC has had over 10 years of experience working with African American families, couples, adjudicated youth, probationers/parolee's, individuals with mood/trauma/psychosis disorders, and individuals with anger/depression issues. BMT has worked with couples seeking ways to communicate better and solve issues within their relationship, as well as individuals who are looking to explore and problem solve specific issues within themselves and their relationship. BMT also has provided services to those coming out of school and looking to gain insight and supervision in the profession of social work.
(947) 210-4682
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Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48201
Offers online therapy
Black Male Therapist LLC has had over 10 years of experience working with African American families, couples, adjudicated youth, probationers/parolee's, individuals with mood/trauma/psychosis disorders, and individuals with anger/depression issues. BMT has worked with couples seeking ways to communicate better and solve issues within their relationship, as well as individuals who are looking to explore and problem solve specific issues within themselves and their relationship. BMT also has provided services to those coming out of school and looking to gain insight and supervision in the profession of social work.
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Live for Love, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LLPC Verified
Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48223
Offers online therapy
There are over 7 billion people in this world, but only one you. Therefore, no one is an expert on you, except you. At Live for Love, LLC you are the driving factor on your journey to healing. You are the only one that has truly experienced the fullness of who you are. We seek to provide healing through the Person-Centered and Strength based approaches utilizing Cognitive-Behavioral, Dialectal Behavioral and Mindfulness techniques.
(434) 443-6379
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Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48223
Offers online therapy
There are over 7 billion people in this world, but only one you. Therefore, no one is an expert on you, except you. At Live for Love, LLC you are the driving factor on your journey to healing. You are the only one that has truly experienced the fullness of who you are. We seek to provide healing through the Person-Centered and Strength based approaches utilizing Cognitive-Behavioral, Dialectal Behavioral and Mindfulness techniques.
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Andrea Pérez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, MLIS Verified
Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48223
Not accepting new clients
I integrate a strength-based, healing centered approach drawing from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, psychodynamic, mindfulness, and harm reduction techniques to support the individual goals of each client.
As a therapist with multiple intersecting identities, I understand our mental states are products of our social states. I aim to work collaboratively with the client to help access and utilize the strengths and resources they inherently possess. My areas of clinical interest include anxiety, depression, substance use, life transitions, eating issues and body image, minority stress, trauma and identity concerns. I have a particular interest in supporting those who are LGBTQIA+ identified and other marginalized and oppressed populations.
(248) 213-9182
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Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48223
Not accepting new clients
I integrate a strength-based, healing centered approach drawing from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, psychodynamic, mindfulness, and harm reduction techniques to support the individual goals of each client.
As a therapist with multiple intersecting identities, I understand our mental states are products of our social states. I aim to work collaboratively with the client to help access and utilize the strengths and resources they inherently possess. My areas of clinical interest include anxiety, depression, substance use, life transitions, eating issues and body image, minority stress, trauma and identity concerns. I have a particular interest in supporting those who are LGBTQIA+ identified and other marginalized and oppressed populations.
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Jenna Debryn - Art Therapist
Counselor, MA, ATR, LPC Verified
Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48221
Offers online therapy
Often working from a person-centered and strength-based approach, I provide a supportive therapeutic relationship and safe environment while encouraging personal growth through creative means.
It is difficult to ask for help, especially when knowing where to begin seems overwhelming. With Art Therapy, starting can be as simple as picking up a paintbrush. Creative expression through art brings many benefits whether it be for coping, emotional release, communication, self-exploration, or achieving personal goals. Art Therapy is applicable to all ages, abilities, and individuals; so don’t let these perceived barriers stop you from seeking help. Through a compassionate lens, I will be your support as you experience the beauty of exploring a creative form of therapy.
(248) 418-4334
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Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48221
Offers online therapy
Often working from a person-centered and strength-based approach, I provide a supportive therapeutic relationship and safe environment while encouraging personal growth through creative means.
It is difficult to ask for help, especially when knowing where to begin seems overwhelming. With Art Therapy, starting can be as simple as picking up a paintbrush. Creative expression through art brings many benefits whether it be for coping, emotional release, communication, self-exploration, or achieving personal goals. Art Therapy is applicable to all ages, abilities, and individuals; so don’t let these perceived barriers stop you from seeking help. Through a compassionate lens, I will be your support as you experience the beauty of exploring a creative form of therapy.
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Jessica Wright
Counselor, MA , LLPC Verified
Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48235
Offers online therapy
I will use a strength-based, trauma informed approach to help you unpack the root causes to your challenges.
Asking for help can be really hard! Talking to a stranger can be uncomfortable. So, I strive to make this process a little bit easier by creating a safe and comfortable space that puts you at ease. Feeling stuck? Overwhelmed? Depressed? Anxious? Struggling with self-esteem? Whatever it is that you are going through, my goal is to empower you! I believe that you have what you need within you. My goal is to help you bring that out. I work with you to take your expertise in your life and combine it with my clinical knowledge and skills to tailor techniques and strategies to you and your goals.
(248) 218-9482
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Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48235
Offers online therapy
I will use a strength-based, trauma informed approach to help you unpack the root causes to your challenges.
Asking for help can be really hard! Talking to a stranger can be uncomfortable. So, I strive to make this process a little bit easier by creating a safe and comfortable space that puts you at ease. Feeling stuck? Overwhelmed? Depressed? Anxious? Struggling with self-esteem? Whatever it is that you are going through, my goal is to empower you! I believe that you have what you need within you. My goal is to help you bring that out. I work with you to take your expertise in your life and combine it with my clinical knowledge and skills to tailor techniques and strategies to you and your goals.
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Onisia Martin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48221
Offers online therapy
My approach can include: CBT, MBCT, strength-based, motivational interviewing, and more depending on your goals.
Do you feel as though too much is happening and you don't have a safe place to go? Are you feeling emotionally overwhelmed? My focus is to provide you with the skills that will assist you in making healthier life choices. My ideal clients are teenagers and adults with emotional, social, or behavioral concerns. I am devoted to helping clients realize their potential and utilizing practical steps towards achieving their goals. This could be learning to focus on your own needs, asking for help, loving yourself, improving relationships, or any other area of personal growth.
(248) 750-8984
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Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48221
Offers online therapy
My approach can include: CBT, MBCT, strength-based, motivational interviewing, and more depending on your goals.
Do you feel as though too much is happening and you don't have a safe place to go? Are you feeling emotionally overwhelmed? My focus is to provide you with the skills that will assist you in making healthier life choices. My ideal clients are teenagers and adults with emotional, social, or behavioral concerns. I am devoted to helping clients realize their potential and utilizing practical steps towards achieving their goals. This could be learning to focus on your own needs, asking for help, loving yourself, improving relationships, or any other area of personal growth.
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Everlasting Hope Pllc
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, MBA, QMHP, CAADC, CCS-DP Verified
Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48206
Not accepting new clients
I want to provide a relationship-based, strength-based, supported treatment for my client.
Hello, I’m Cheryl Jackson. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and I believe in making a change in people’s lives that will promote their best self. I am the owner and primary therapist for my small practice Everlasting Hope PLLC. I named it ever lasting hope because I want to be the spark to provide the hope to those who have or are having a hard time having hope in themselves or their situations. Let me provide the hope that you have been looking for and need. I'm here for the single parent struggling for support as well as the person trying to cope and maintain with mental health problems or fighting an addiction.
(313) 914-6514
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Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48206
Not accepting new clients
I want to provide a relationship-based, strength-based, supported treatment for my client.
Hello, I’m Cheryl Jackson. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and I believe in making a change in people’s lives that will promote their best self. I am the owner and primary therapist for my small practice Everlasting Hope PLLC. I named it ever lasting hope because I want to be the spark to provide the hope to those who have or are having a hard time having hope in themselves or their situations. Let me provide the hope that you have been looking for and need. I'm here for the single parent struggling for support as well as the person trying to cope and maintain with mental health problems or fighting an addiction.
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Change Kwesele Malama
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LLMSW Verified
Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48202
Offers online therapy
Sometimes the scariest thing to do is talk to someone, especially if we feel like we will be misunderstood, laughed at, or judged. As a therapist my goal is to create a safe, comfortable, and confidential space for you to have someone to talk to. I focus on helping clients enhance their holistic health, manage relationships and cope with the stressors that may come from life changing events or navigating multiple worlds. Much of my experience has been working with teenagers, college students, and middle-aged adults.
(517) 225-1945
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Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48202
Offers online therapy
Sometimes the scariest thing to do is talk to someone, especially if we feel like we will be misunderstood, laughed at, or judged. As a therapist my goal is to create a safe, comfortable, and confidential space for you to have someone to talk to. I focus on helping clients enhance their holistic health, manage relationships and cope with the stressors that may come from life changing events or navigating multiple worlds. Much of my experience has been working with teenagers, college students, and middle-aged adults.
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Darcia Miller
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48230
Offers online therapy
I utilize a combination of strength-based perspectives and mindfulness-based approaches and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) when working with individuals, couples, families and adolescents.
Do you feel like you are going through life transitions alone? Are you having a hard time adjusting to certain situations and don't have the skills to get through it? No one should have to go through difficult times alone. Don't be afraid to seek the help you need in a setting that is non-judgmental and safe. You won't experience negativity or criticism here. You deserve to be heard and validated for how you feel and see the world.
(248) 422-0612
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Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48230
Offers online therapy
I utilize a combination of strength-based perspectives and mindfulness-based approaches and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) when working with individuals, couples, families and adolescents.
Do you feel like you are going through life transitions alone? Are you having a hard time adjusting to certain situations and don't have the skills to get through it? No one should have to go through difficult times alone. Don't be afraid to seek the help you need in a setting that is non-judgmental and safe. You won't experience negativity or criticism here. You deserve to be heard and validated for how you feel and see the world.
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Currently Not Accepting New Clients LaShawn Smith
Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48201
Offers online therapy
I provide an affirming, strength-based, holistic, person-centered approach to treatment.
Your past does not dictate your future. As a survivor of ​emotional and sexual abuse, I specialize in enhancing and promoting strength and stability. I believe having a healthy balance is the first step to living your best life. My goal for a therapeutic relationship is to bring self-awareness, empowerment, and support. Together we will identify and acknowledge your feelings and fears to learn to manage your life in a healthy and safe manner. As a person of non-judgment, I STRIVE to provide an inclusive and safe environment where I intend to listen and help develop practical steps to healing.
(248) 422-0816
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Office is near:
Detroit, MI 48201
Offers online therapy
I provide an affirming, strength-based, holistic, person-centered approach to treatment.
Your past does not dictate your future. As a survivor of ​emotional and sexual abuse, I specialize in enhancing and promoting strength and stability. I believe having a healthy balance is the first step to living your best life. My goal for a therapeutic relationship is to bring self-awareness, empowerment, and support. Together we will identify and acknowledge your feelings and fears to learn to manage your life in a healthy and safe manner. As a person of non-judgment, I STRIVE to provide an inclusive and safe environment where I intend to listen and help develop practical steps to healing.

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