Ann Arbor, Michigan Therapists

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Meredith Rinna
LISW-S, LMSW
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Monroe, Michigan

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Michigan, Ohio

I have over 20 years of experience working with adolescents and adults with a treatment focus on childhood/adult trauma and mind-body disorders. I also specialize in working with those who have a history of incarceration or who have worked within...
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West Bloomfield Township, Michigan

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Michigan

Josephine is a Licensed Masters Social Worker with a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. She has over 20 years experience treating young adults and seniors using methods customized to the individual including:...
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Royal Oak, Michigan

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Michigan

I have a unique and diverse background that affords me the ability to relate to many people in many situations. I have worked in a number of businesses over time, culminating in the ownership of a 500 employee company before retiring at the age of...
Tim Cefai
Ph.D.
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Michigan

I utilize an eclectic treatment approach that is supportive and goal-directed. I have been a practicing clinical psychologist for the past 25 years, working in the areas of psychotherapy, assessment, rehabilitation, and crisis counseling. I...
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Michigan

Rebecca Maffetone, LMSW, CAADC, CCS-M received her Bachelor’s of Social Work degree from Michigan State University and Master’s of Social Work degree from Wayne State University with a specialization in Child and Family Therapy. She is also a...
Samantha Rose Dehring
LMSW-C, CAADC
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Monroe, Michigan

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Michigan

A Master-level Social Worker, and clinical mental health and substance abuse therapist, with special certification from The Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute’s Advanced Training in Adult Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program.
Tima Tucker
LMSW-C, CCTP, EAS-C
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Canton, Michigan

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Michigan

Tima Tucker is a State Licensed Psycho-therapist holding a graduate degree from Wayne State University in Clinical Social Work and an undergraduate degree from Wayne State University in Clinical Psychology. With more than 11 years experience in...
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Michigan

Change involves risk. It is much easier to stay in a comfort zone or in a familiar rut than to reach out and take bold new steps. But the results are far worth the temporary pain or discomfort that accompanies new growth. Making the choice to attend...
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Michigan

I received my clinical psychology PhD in 1999 from Long Island University after a rigorous, seven year clinical training program. . Post graduate school, I spent the first two years of my career working in a school setting conducting private therapy...
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Michigan

The inherent dignity and worth of every individual are guiding principles in the advocacy and counseling support I’ve helped develop with p­­eople for over 25 years. Challenges we all encounter can overwhelm our regular functioning and cause...
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Michigan

Life is nuanced. It is filled with choices, priorities, curveballs, imperfection, and grace. It is a commemoration of beginnings and endings. I specialize in working with individuals going through significant transition. This could be career change,...
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Grosse Pointe, Michigan

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Michigan

DERRICK MILLER, LMSW, received his master’s degree in Social Work with a concentration in Interpersonal Practice in Mental Health from the University of Michigan. He completed his clinical training through Henry Ford Behavioral Health and has...
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East Lansing, Michigan

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Michigan

“A therapist is someone who joins you in your deepest darkness with a flashlight to help you find your way out.” My approach to therapy is relationship focused, as I believe our work is only possible through a strong, therapeutic foundation. I...
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Livonia, Michigan

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Michigan

Life can be very challenging, so sometimes it takes assistance to become more self-aware and make the changes required to rise above the circumstances. When you come into my office, I will be there to support you through these difficult times and...
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Michigan

It is my goal to create a safe, comfortable place for individuals to explore their struggles and improve their overall mental health. I am a firm believer in the client being their own expert. With that in mind, I strive to be an active participant...
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Farmington Hills, Michigan

I assist clients who suffer with Depression, Grief/Loss, Anxiety, ADHD, Relationship Problems, Trauma, and Life Transitions. I am also a Nationally Certified School Psychologist, with expertise in helping families support their child's developmental...
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Michigan

I am a strong believer in instilling hope in my clients, because hope is the single most effective component for achieving personal goals besides focused/mindful effort. I prefer an eclectic/motivational treatment approach that is flexible,...
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Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Michigan

Passion. Joy. Purpose. These are the three key ingredients that I bring to my work. My approach to therapy and coaching is engaging and interactive. Research shows that the relationship between the therapist and the client is the most important...
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Michigan

My approach to therapy is to help you increase your overall functionality by providing a supportive, safe and confidential environment to discuss feelings and issues, to deal with what we find, and move toward something better for you. Having many...
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I strive to create a safe environment for clients to present and work through their concerns at their own pace. My therapeutic approach is client-centered which allows for me to help guide clients through any issues they may be experiencing. I have...
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“Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must. But take the step” – unknown. Maneuvering through life’s troubled waters can sometimes be overwhelming. In today’s hectic...
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Are you feeling anxious, stressed, and/or worried about your relationships with others? Have you experienced a life transition that is difficult? Are you wanting to gain emotional insight and healing to feel a greater sense of strength, courage and...
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Life presents challenges to everyone, regardless of their circumstances. You often have no control of the challenges that come your way. Your only control is your response, which creates your experience. As a solutions-focused therapist, I...
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Clinton Township, Michigan

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Michigan

Opening up can be a difficult struggle, but I am confident that I provide a safe place where one can be their authentic self. As a compassionate and empathetic therapist, I have an innate ability to listen and make people feel heard. If you’re...

An Overview of Mental Health resources in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Ann Arbor is a charming Big Ten university town located in the state of Michigan. The University of Michigan is the city’s largest employer, but there is also a plethora of well-paying jobs in the local medical sector, as well as in the high tech sphere. While other areas of Michigan have struggled following the 2008-2009 economic recession, Ann Arbor has thrived.

The city currently has a population of approximately 120,000, a roughly 10,000 person increase from the U.S. Census. This surge in population reflects the fact that Ann Arbor is an attractive location for many people to live. Although the city has become more diverse with time, it is significantly more white than much of Michigan. The current population is roughly 73 percent white and Asians represent the single largest ethnic group.

Even though there is some crime in Ann Arbor (like in any metropolitan area), the city is largely seen as being very safe.

Ann Arbor Mental Health

Recent statistics suggest that the median household income in Ann Arbor is approximately $58,000 per year. This figure is almost exactly in line with national averages of $56,500. It is interesting to note that even though the median household income in Ann Arbor is relatively robust, there is a significant level of poverty. Roughly 1 out of 4 individuals in Ann Arbor is living in poverty. This is a startling figure. It is important to remember that poverty is often linked to additional stress and anxiety, and other mental health challenges. One potential explanation for these seemingly disproportionately high poverty rates could be the large number of students and graduate students living in the community that have low-paying jobs.

It is worthwhile to note that many residents of Ann Arbor hold college degrees, and many also have completed graduate work. Although it is not a perfect indicator of mental health, well educated individuals are often more willing to embrace mental health assistance (in various forms) if they feel they are struggling, compared with their less educated peers. This suggests that mental health may be better in Ann Arbor than it is in other communities.

Mental Health Statistics

Alarming new statistics have emerged recently for Michigan. The CDC reported that over the last two decades suicide rates have soared in Michigan, increasing more than 40 percent  Perhaps not surprisingly, this surge in suicides coincides with the state’s economic downturn. Often economic uncertainty triggers anxiety and other mental health challenges. And, what is happening in Michigan should not be surprising.

Divorce rates in Michigan are also high, with statistics showing that more than 65 percent of first marriages end in divorce . Divorce is a multi-dimensional issue, but economic challenges likely contribute to stress and increase the likelihood of a person divorcing. Divorce itself can also dramatically increase stress, anxiety, and depression symptoms, spurring a downward spiral.

Mental Health Resources in Ann Arbor

Given that Ann Arbor is the home of the University of Michigan, which has a highly respected medical center, Ann Arbor has more mental health professionals available for patients than does many similarly sized towns. Many Ann Arbor organizations recognize that some people, particularly those who are vulnerable, are priced out of many mental health services; and, this has dangerous consequences. In response to this, the Women’s Center of Southeastern Michigan (located at Eastern Michigan University) has launched special pricing programs to increase accessibility.

Because there are a relatively large number of mental health professionals in the community, it is possible for patients to search for and find a provider who they are comfortable with. It is also possible for patients to find providers who specialize in unique problems and who offer highly individualized approaches.

Moving forward, hopefully, the number of providers in the city will continue to increase, ensuring that everyone who could benefit from health assistance would be able to find a provider who met their needs at a price they could afford.

Our Therapist Directory

Our therapist directory provides a unique and helpful tool for people who are looking for mental health assistance, putting this assistance only a fingertip away.

We have carefully collected and analyzed data about providers who are currently operating in Ann Arbor and the surrounding communities. Equipped with this data, a potential patient can pick a provider who shares their same values and approach, ideally increasing patient outcomes.

The goal is for patients to find providers with a personality that matches will with theirs who is simultaneously able to provide cutting-edge advice on what practices and treatment methodologies may or may not work.

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