Limited Licensed Psychologist, LLP, ICAADC, RPT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"I 've been in private practice since 1997. Throughout that time I have continued to expand on my knowledge and develop specialties in play therapy, working with the LGBTQ community, substance abuse, and trauma including PTSD. I work with clients experiencing anxiety and depression. I see each client as unique and feel honored to join them in their journey towards health and wellness. I am affiliated with organizations that keep me abreast of evidence-based practices for the unique situations that clients bring to therapy."
Transgender
(616) 312-2470
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Transgender
"I 've been in private practice since 1997. Throughout that time I have continued to expand on my knowledge and develop specialties in play therapy, working with the LGBTQ community, substance abuse, and trauma including PTSD. I work with clients experiencing anxiety and depression. I see each client as unique and feel honored to join them in their journey towards health and wellness. I am affiliated with organizations that keep me abreast of evidence-based practices for the unique situations that clients bring to therapy."
Emily Brouwers, Counselor
Counselor, LLPC, TLLP, CBIS
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"I believe in meeting each client where they are, and taking time to understand each person's unique situation. I aim to create a safe and non-judgmental space for client's to participate in healing conversations. That space starts with a quality relationship built on trust and acceptance, no matter who you are and what you are going through. I believe counseling is a brave step toward overall wellness, and my passion is to walk alongside my clients as they improve their lives."
Transgender
(616) 208-4242
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Transgender
"I believe in meeting each client where they are, and taking time to understand each person's unique situation. I aim to create a safe and non-judgmental space for client's to participate in healing conversations. That space starts with a quality relationship built on trust and acceptance, no matter who you are and what you are going through. I believe counseling is a brave step toward overall wellness, and my passion is to walk alongside my clients as they improve their lives."
Olivia Torres, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"If you are feeling plagued by distressing symptoms or are experiencing dissatisfaction with your life or relationships, psychotherapy can offer new ways of thinking and connecting. I work with adults, adolescents, couples, and families to develop new and deeper understandings of symptoms and patterns to effect lasting change. I will work with you to help build an understanding of how current and past events, emotional experiences, and relationships shape your life. I believe that by understanding these patterns and gaining new skills, you can live and relate to others in more satisfying ways."
Transgender
(616) 236-2802
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Transgender
"If you are feeling plagued by distressing symptoms or are experiencing dissatisfaction with your life or relationships, psychotherapy can offer new ways of thinking and connecting. I work with adults, adolescents, couples, and families to develop new and deeper understandings of symptoms and patterns to effect lasting change. I will work with you to help build an understanding of how current and past events, emotional experiences, and relationships shape your life. I believe that by understanding these patterns and gaining new skills, you can live and relate to others in more satisfying ways."
Sharon Depcinski, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"Sharon has been a licensed clinical social worker for over 18 years. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Family Life/Human Sexuality from Central Michigan University and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from Michigan State University. She completed a supervised clinical training program at the Loyola University Outpatient Sexual Dysfunction Clinic, and in 2019 she is continuing to further her education by attending the Sexual Health Certificate Program through the University of Michigan. "
Transgender
(616) 236-2992
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"Sharon has been a licensed clinical social worker for over 18 years. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Family Life/Human Sexuality from Central Michigan University and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from Michigan State University. She completed a supervised clinical training program at the Loyola University Outpatient Sexual Dysfunction Clinic, and in 2019 she is continuing to further her education by attending the Sexual Health Certificate Program through the University of Michigan. "
Rachel McClure, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, CAADC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"Welcome! I work with adults who are struggling with a variety of issues including substance abuse, addiction, trauma, anxiety, depression, and general life stressors and transitions. As a member of the LGBTQ community, I am also an advocate for LGBTQ individuals with an understanding of issues particular to them. My clients often want to improve their lives, overall well-being and family relationships and often struggle to know where to start. I provide a support, empathic environment where together we can create a customized plan to help you reach your goals, bring peace and healing to your life."
Transgender
(616) 208-4257
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Transgender
"Welcome! I work with adults who are struggling with a variety of issues including substance abuse, addiction, trauma, anxiety, depression, and general life stressors and transitions. As a member of the LGBTQ community, I am also an advocate for LGBTQ individuals with an understanding of issues particular to them. My clients often want to improve their lives, overall well-being and family relationships and often struggle to know where to start. I provide a support, empathic environment where together we can create a customized plan to help you reach your goals, bring peace and healing to your life."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, CAADC, ADS
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Cascade, Michigan 49546
"Acceptance and affirmation, no matter what your path, lies at the heart of the work I provide. What I bring to my work is a sense of warmth, attunement, generosity of spirit, safety, compassion, and skill. I graduated with a certificate in Sex Therapy from the University of Michigan and will be licensed as a Certified Sex Therapist in 2020. "Connection is the No. 1 salve for most of the pain, and the hurt, and the trauma that we will experience" -Esther Perel "
Transgender
(616) 326-3225
Verified
Office is near:
Cascade, Michigan 49546
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Transgender
"Acceptance and affirmation, no matter what your path, lies at the heart of the work I provide. What I bring to my work is a sense of warmth, attunement, generosity of spirit, safety, compassion, and skill. I graduated with a certificate in Sex Therapy from the University of Michigan and will be licensed as a Certified Sex Therapist in 2020. "Connection is the No. 1 salve for most of the pain, and the hurt, and the trauma that we will experience" -Esther Perel "
Deb D Spoors, Limited Licensed Psychologist
Limited Licensed Psychologist, MA, CIRT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"An ideal client is someone who is motivated to look deeply at sources of strengths and limitation. They understand that change takes place in relationship and that a therapeutic relationship can support and challenge such change. This client is aware that lasting change takes work and time."
Transgender
(616) 604-4067
Verified
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Transgender
"An ideal client is someone who is motivated to look deeply at sources of strengths and limitation. They understand that change takes place in relationship and that a therapeutic relationship can support and challenge such change. This client is aware that lasting change takes work and time."
Joanne Elaine Nemecek, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"Sometimes life can feel overwhelming or frustrating because you are not living the life you dreamed of. Maybe you are experiencing some questions about yourself that you have never voiced to anyone. Sometimes it is difficult to come and speak to someone new. I will work to help you feel comfortable. I am here to help you navigate through this time in your life to help you find the appropriate and empowering path for you. I will listen to you and develop a plan with you to address where you are and where you want to go."
Transgender
(616) 226-9038
Verified
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Transgender
"Sometimes life can feel overwhelming or frustrating because you are not living the life you dreamed of. Maybe you are experiencing some questions about yourself that you have never voiced to anyone. Sometimes it is difficult to come and speak to someone new. I will work to help you feel comfortable. I am here to help you navigate through this time in your life to help you find the appropriate and empowering path for you. I will listen to you and develop a plan with you to address where you are and where you want to go."
Kelly Ibarra, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, CSAT-C, LPC SCL
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"Kelly is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who specializes in Sexual Addiction and complex partner betrayal trauma. Her other focus areas include compulsive sexual behaviors (including but not limited to masturbation and pornography), relationship infidelity, trauma reactions, couples healing, post-traumatic stress disorders, and mood disorders. Kelly is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist Candidate. She received her training from the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP). She has also earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Studies from Michigan State University and a Master of Arts in School &"
Transgender
(616) 965-2158
Verified
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Transgender
"Kelly is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who specializes in Sexual Addiction and complex partner betrayal trauma. Her other focus areas include compulsive sexual behaviors (including but not limited to masturbation and pornography), relationship infidelity, trauma reactions, couples healing, post-traumatic stress disorders, and mood disorders. Kelly is a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist Candidate. She received her training from the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP). She has also earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Studies from Michigan State University and a Master of Arts in School &"
Omar L Mangrum, Psychologist
Psychologist, MA, EdD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"In the 30 plus years I have worked as a psychologist, the most frequent comment I hear from clients is that they appreciate my warmth, plainspoken feedback, and practical suggestions for change. I have worked effectively with people of all ages, orientation, and ethnicity over a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, and health related problems. Treatment interventions I have used over the years include cognitive behavioral techniques, traditional counseling, biofeedback, hypnosis, and family therapy among others. I look forward to talking with you!"
Transgender
(616) 987-0981 x109
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Transgender
"In the 30 plus years I have worked as a psychologist, the most frequent comment I hear from clients is that they appreciate my warmth, plainspoken feedback, and practical suggestions for change. I have worked effectively with people of all ages, orientation, and ethnicity over a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, and health related problems. Treatment interventions I have used over the years include cognitive behavioral techniques, traditional counseling, biofeedback, hypnosis, and family therapy among others. I look forward to talking with you!"
Diane Lown, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"At some point, everyone feels discouraged and overwhelmed. It's not always easy to ask for help. I offer support and patience and help others learn strategies to face life's challenges, improve relationships, heal hurts, and live happier, healthier lives. I have worked with people struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, physical and sexual abuse, life transitions, and relationships in crisis."
Transgender
(616) 288-2892
Verified
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Transgender
"At some point, everyone feels discouraged and overwhelmed. It's not always easy to ask for help. I offer support and patience and help others learn strategies to face life's challenges, improve relationships, heal hurts, and live happier, healthier lives. I have worked with people struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, physical and sexual abuse, life transitions, and relationships in crisis."
Sara Cooley, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA , LPC, CCTP
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
"As we journey through life, we have various goals we are trying to accomplish but often feel as if we’ve lost our way. With increasing levels of stress, life can become less vivid than it once was. My goal as your therapist is to get you to a space of empowerment, self-control, and understanding. Together, we can find ways to gain control of yourself, learn what your emotions are signaling to you, explore relationships, and improve overall wellbeing in your life. "
Transgender
(616) 253-6909
Verified
Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
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Transgender
"As we journey through life, we have various goals we are trying to accomplish but often feel as if we’ve lost our way. With increasing levels of stress, life can become less vivid than it once was. My goal as your therapist is to get you to a space of empowerment, self-control, and understanding. Together, we can find ways to gain control of yourself, learn what your emotions are signaling to you, explore relationships, and improve overall wellbeing in your life. "
Telebehavioral Health.US, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"Our treatment approach focuses on helping clients gain an understanding of the interplay between their internal and external environments. In sessions we will identify biological, psychological and environmental perpetuating factors that contribute to behavioral/mental health challenges. We will examine the role of the brain in these challenges and draw from evidence based practices to help you learn and practice skills to change faulty neuropathways, challenge your thoughts and engage in new behaviors to improve your behavioral health. Visit us at www.telebehavioralhealth.Us to request an appointment or to learn more."
Transgender
(616) 253-6118
Verified
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Transgender
"Our treatment approach focuses on helping clients gain an understanding of the interplay between their internal and external environments. In sessions we will identify biological, psychological and environmental perpetuating factors that contribute to behavioral/mental health challenges. We will examine the role of the brain in these challenges and draw from evidence based practices to help you learn and practice skills to change faulty neuropathways, challenge your thoughts and engage in new behaviors to improve your behavioral health. Visit us at www.telebehavioralhealth.Us to request an appointment or to learn more."
Sarah Saunders, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
"Building community and finding wholeness can be difficult, and that is why finding support and affirmation is so important. As a passionately progressive therapist in Grand Rapids, I am committed to providing quality care and creating a safe space that fosters courage in the healing process. There is no perfect time to begin, and I welcome each person to come as you are, when you are ready. As a clinical therapist with over 12 years of experience, I am prepared to hear your needs and co-create an authentic plan toward achieving your goals."
Transgender
(616) 253-6602
Verified
Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
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Transgender
"Building community and finding wholeness can be difficult, and that is why finding support and affirmation is so important. As a passionately progressive therapist in Grand Rapids, I am committed to providing quality care and creating a safe space that fosters courage in the healing process. There is no perfect time to begin, and I welcome each person to come as you are, when you are ready. As a clinical therapist with over 12 years of experience, I am prepared to hear your needs and co-create an authentic plan toward achieving your goals."
Audrey M Mitchell, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"I am a licensed clinical social worker. I received my Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Hope College and Master’s degree from Loyola University of Chicago. I have wide-ranging experience working with all ages regarding crisis intervention, trauma, depression, anxiety and adjustment related issues. I lived in the North Carolina woods where I worked with at-risk youth in a behavioral therapy program as well as a residential mental health setting with adolescents. I have extensive experience working with adults struggling with depression, anxiety, postpartum depression, and adjustment to illness in a hospital setting. "
Transgender
(616) 213-1918
Verified
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Transgender
"I am a licensed clinical social worker. I received my Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Hope College and Master’s degree from Loyola University of Chicago. I have wide-ranging experience working with all ages regarding crisis intervention, trauma, depression, anxiety and adjustment related issues. I lived in the North Carolina woods where I worked with at-risk youth in a behavioral therapy program as well as a residential mental health setting with adolescents. I have extensive experience working with adults struggling with depression, anxiety, postpartum depression, and adjustment to illness in a hospital setting. "
Alison McClure, Limited Licensed Psychologist
Limited Licensed Psychologist, LLP, CAADC-D
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
"With both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Psychology, I have experience aiding individuals with life stressors/adjustments, severe mental illness, and substance use. I have additional training and experience working with trauma and substance use. I have awareness and experience with individuals from many different cultural backgrounds. In addition, I provide comprehensive psychological testing and assessment. I am passionate about assisting individuals through life's journey."
Transgender
(616) 219-8153
Verified
Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
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Transgender
"With both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Psychology, I have experience aiding individuals with life stressors/adjustments, severe mental illness, and substance use. I have additional training and experience working with trauma and substance use. I have awareness and experience with individuals from many different cultural backgrounds. In addition, I provide comprehensive psychological testing and assessment. I am passionate about assisting individuals through life's journey."
Zita Hardenberg, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
"Therapy can be an opportunity to improve your insight into personal roadblocks and regain a sense of balance. My role is to accompany you during this process and help you navigate through life's challenges. You will find my approach to be genuine, warm, and person-centered. I have a special interest working with people who struggle with depression, anxiety, stress, and life changes. I am also particularly interested in working with young adults as they work on their development of identity and purpose. My goal is to support you and help strengthen your coping skills."
Transgender
(616) 432-2667
Verified
Office is near:
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546
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Transgender
"Therapy can be an opportunity to improve your insight into personal roadblocks and regain a sense of balance. My role is to accompany you during this process and help you navigate through life's challenges. You will find my approach to be genuine, warm, and person-centered. I have a special interest working with people who struggle with depression, anxiety, stress, and life changes. I am also particularly interested in working with young adults as they work on their development of identity and purpose. My goal is to support you and help strengthen your coping skills."
Kayla Maroney, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LLPC-MI, LPC-OH
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"Does life have you feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Are you having trouble achieving your goals? Maybe you have an idea what the road block is, or maybe you'd like to talk things through to see what that road block could possibly be. The good news is, you don't have to navigate all of it on your own. When we work together, you'll always be in the "driver's seat" but I'd love to be a helpful passenger who's able to pass you some tools along the drive."
Transgender
(616) 213-0044
Verified
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Transgender
"Does life have you feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Are you having trouble achieving your goals? Maybe you have an idea what the road block is, or maybe you'd like to talk things through to see what that road block could possibly be. The good news is, you don't have to navigate all of it on your own. When we work together, you'll always be in the "driver's seat" but I'd love to be a helpful passenger who's able to pass you some tools along the drive."
Jolie Thomson Brown, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"Practicing therapy since 2002, with children, adolescents, families and adults, I have been able to consistently use clinical experience to find flexible solutions even when others have burned out. With honest and direct feedback, I provide a safe and compassionate environment for clients to grow and make positive changes. I will be forthright about difficult decisions and work tirelessly to find the best, if not easiest, solutions. My consistent concern for the client, rich clinical background, high ethical standards, and willingness to tackle difficult tasks have allowed me to improve clients' emotional and behavioral stability."
Transgender
(616) 244-2218
Verified
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Transgender
"Practicing therapy since 2002, with children, adolescents, families and adults, I have been able to consistently use clinical experience to find flexible solutions even when others have burned out. With honest and direct feedback, I provide a safe and compassionate environment for clients to grow and make positive changes. I will be forthright about difficult decisions and work tirelessly to find the best, if not easiest, solutions. My consistent concern for the client, rich clinical background, high ethical standards, and willingness to tackle difficult tasks have allowed me to improve clients' emotional and behavioral stability."
Grand Rapids Therapy Group, Psychologist
Psychologist
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"Grand Rapids Therapy Group offers experienced and innovative counseling and therapy services for any situation. By creating the best possible setting to practice, GR Therapy Group ensures our therapists can provide West Michigan with the best family, individual, and couples counseling services possible."
Transgender
(616) 414-3241
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Transgender
"Grand Rapids Therapy Group offers experienced and innovative counseling and therapy services for any situation. By creating the best possible setting to practice, GR Therapy Group ensures our therapists can provide West Michigan with the best family, individual, and couples counseling services possible."

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Transgender (Gender Dysphoria) Therapists
We should make clear that not all the therapists listed here are transgender themselves. Rather, they specialize in helping with aspects of being transgender in 49546 and transgender identity. They help with trans life and trans relationships.

If you're transgender or are looking for help with transgender issues in 49546 or for a 49546 transgender therapist these professionals provide transgender counselling and transgender friendly care.

Transgender people in 49546 may meet the criteria for a diagnosis of gender dysphoria (historically called gender identity disorder (GID)) "only if being transgender causes distress or disability." This distress is referred to as gender dysphoria.

The professionals listed here include transgender friendly therapists in 49546, transgender friendly therapists in 49546, transgender friendly psychologists, and transgender friendly counselors.

Counseling for transgender issues in 49546 can help those living a transgendered life or transgender relationship; or family members coming to understand the life of their transgender child or sibling.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in 49546 are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in 49546 you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in 49546 and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in 49546 or family therapy in 49546.