Therapists in Battle Creek, MI and Nearby Locations

Find a therapist in Battle Creek, Michigan that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Battle Creek to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief, and more.

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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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My orientation is strength-based; I seek to create a working alliance of safety and trust. I am trained in a number of clinical methods, notably trauma-based treatment. I am non-judgmental, goal-oriented, child-centered, and I believe in the...
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Trisha is a licensed clinical social worker with over 13 years of experience in supporting individuals, youth and families in various capacities to include direct care, case management, crisis support, individual, family and group therapy. She has...
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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www.heartwalk-counseling.com
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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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Often life’s transitions can be difficult to navigate and we can have barriers, past or present, which inhibit our ability to change and adapt. I believe in the individuals’ ability to change and reconcile ourselves with the challenges and...
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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I believe that through a safe and judgment-free therapeutic relationship true growth, empowerment, and healing can occur in any individual's life. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I have an extensive range of clinical experience providing...
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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You deserve to be at peace with your body. But after receiving a lifetime's worth of messages telling you to fit into a near impossible mold, negative body images can be difficult to change, and don't change over night. As a weight-neutral, body...
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East Lansing, Michigan

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“I believe that we are the experts into our futures and how we obtain the goals we desire. Although we are the experts, we at times need guidance and support throughout our journey.” As your therapist my intention is to provide to you that push...
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Hi! My name is Jessica Van Cleave, I am a nationally board certified counselor and I am really glad you found me! The most important factor for success in counseling is the relationship. I believe this comes from trust and authenticity. So I must...
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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With over 15 years of combined experience working with diverse populations, I provide individual, couples, group and family therapy. I specialize in working with adolescents and their families who have mental health and emotional issues (anxiety,...
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My goal as a therapist is to help the client reach your potential to become that person who they truly want to be. I create an environment of empowerment and strength for each client as they explore ways to promote their most healthy self. I focus...
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Holland, Michigan

My greatest privilege is helping people find healing and wholeness as they work through the negative effects of hurt, anger and loss and the impact that these have had on their lives. It's through exploring what's behind the hurts & challenges that...
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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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People can find the support they need during the planned and unplanned changes life brings. I believe as difficult situations arise, these challenges can be understood as opportunities for gaining purpose and a more meaningful understanding of our...
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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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Grand Rapids, Michigan

As a therapist, my goal is to work with you so that you may obtain consistency where needed, practice giving and receiving love with healthy boundaries and allow you the opportunity to become aware and create the discipline you need to become a...
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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I began Caring Well Counseling after working in professional ministry for 6 years. In my own life, I have seen the need to have a powerful support system around me, and I am passionate to see other people develop connected and thriving lives where...
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I am a caregiver by nature and I support individuals to grow emotionally and spiritually, at their own pace. Our authentic self is within each of us, waiting to blossom. My role as a therapist is to promote self-determination by supporting you to...
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Brooklyn, Michigan

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I am a psychotherapist in practice since 1990. I work together with everyday people with regular struggles. I coach people who are feeling down, overwhelmed, anxious, conflicted, those that are shy or are coping with change and transitions, making...
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Michigan, Florida

Do you ever feel lost or alone? Are your relationships struggling? Do you feel like you don’t fit in? Maybe you’ve questioned yourself, “ Do I have anxiety”, “Am I depressed”, “Is there’s something wrong with me”? Life is a journey...
Shirley Neal
L.P.C, MA
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Lansing, Michigan

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As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I have worked over 9 years with clients on problems ranging from anxiety, depression, relationship issues, family issues, work and health issues, sexuality issues and orientation, and grief, to name a few. I...
Dr. Nikia Belcher
MS, Ed.D., MA, LLMFT
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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We have all faced stressors of life that causes difficulties at times.
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My role in others’ lives is a role that I carry with great conviction. Six of my seven children were adopted from the United States and South Korea, and the seventh is my biological child. On a personal level, I have dealt with grief, infertility,...

Mental Health in Battle Creek, Michigan

Commonly known as Cereal City, Battle Creek is home to 51,000 residents, Kellogg Community College, and an economy centered on manufacturing, healthcare, and retail. Residents of Battle Creek face several factors that contribute to mental health issues. Find out how these factors relate to mental health and how you can access local mental health services for yourself or a loved one today.

Mental Health in Michigan

Battle Creek and all of Calhoun County face several mental health challenges. Here is a quick overview of mental health throughout Battle Creek, Calhoun County, and Michigan:

  • 24% of residents in Calhoun County reported experiencing a depressive disorder
  • 16% of Calhoun County residents reported poor mental health
  • 18% of Calhoun County reported binge drinking at least once in the previous month
  • 4% of Calhoun County high school students felt sad or helpless every day for two weeks in a row
  • 5% of residents in Michigan had serious thoughts of suicide
  • 4% of Michigan residents experienced a serious mental illness

These percentages are all above the national average. Unfortunately, there are approximately 431 patients throughout Michigan for every mental health provider, so it can be difficult to connect with qualified resources in Battle Creek.

Many factors contribute to these local and statewide mental health issues. Find out how to spot the signs of mental illness in you or a loved one and discover contributing factors in Battle Creek that relate to mental health issues.

Contributing Factors

Many mental health conditions can affect your health and quality of life. Here are just a few factors that can increase the risk of mental illness:

  • Traumatic experiences
  • Poverty
  • Stressful situations
  • Alcohol and drug use

Approximately 22.6% of residents in Battle Creek live at or under the poverty level. Living in poverty can not only increase anxiety and depression but can also restrict access to mental health services. Many factors are related to poverty in Battle Creek. The median household income is $39,679, which is far below the national average of $60,336. The median property value in the area is $80,700, which is also below the national average. These factors can create stressful situations, particularly if an individual is already dealing with a mental health issue.

18.6% of adults in Calhoun County report drinking to excess. Throughout the state, there were 24 deaths per 100,000 people in 2016. Alcohol and drug use are linked with depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues. If you or a loved one is drinking to excess or using illegal substances, connect with a crisis service immediately to seek professional assistance.

Divorce and the loss of a job or home are all common stressful situations that are linked with mental health disorders. These stressful situations not only affect the individuals involved but also friends and family. Divorce is a painful journey that can be accompanied by feelings of hopelessness, anxiety, and depression. Thankfully, there are many local and national resources available for individuals dealing with stressful life situations in Battle Creek.

Mental Health Resources in Battle Creek

Contact one of these emergency hotlines immediately if you or someone you love is dealing with a mental health crisis. Domestic violence, substance abuse, depression, and thoughts of suicide can all require prompt intervention and protection. Contact one of these services for more information:

  • Battle Creek Police Department: 269-966-3322
  • Summit Pointe 24-Hour Crisis Services: 1-800-632-5449
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
  • A.F.E. Place Helpline: for domestic violence survivors and their children: 888-664-9832

Don’t let a lack of local resources or health insurance prevent you from receiving professional guidance and emergency services. Choose a local or national emergency resource to assist you in connecting with a local, long-term mental health resource.

Find a Qualified Mental Health Service in Battle Creek

Connect with a qualified, experienced mental health service or therapist in Battle Creek today. Browse an online database to review several local services to determine the best service for you or a loved one. Enjoy professional services that target the specific mental health issue you’re dealing with, or work with a therapist to learn more about possible mental health issues.