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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Debi Anson
LCSW, LMSW, CAADC
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan, Colorado

ACCEPTING TELE-HEALTH CLIENTS IN MICHIGAN and COLORADO. The Journey to Your Internal Compass Starts with One Step. We cannot control what happens to us, but we can control how we respond. It takes courage to seek help for personal struggles. Therapy...
Carol Rasche
L.P.C, MA
In-Person Sessions:

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

I envision life as a journey filled with opportunities and challenges. I have worked as a Behavioral Health Specialist for 20 years in hospitals and clinics. I have been a trauma therapist/case manager in a trauma unit of a psychiatric hospital. I...
In-Person Sessions:

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

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,...
Rueben Lopez
LPC 172
In-Person Sessions:

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

At times life can seem like a battle field, and our minds our most hostile enemy. Many of us are in conflict with both internal and external factors that exist in our lives. Sometimes we do not feel equipped or prepared to withstand these unseen...
Leslie Auld
LCSW, LMSW
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

Everyone experiences difficulties in life from time to time. Every relationship has its painful moments. It is simply part of being human. When it is happening to YOU, it can seem daunting to know how to cope or make changes you want to make in your...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

I am a Mental Health Therapist who is passionate about working with individuals from diverse backgrounds towards positive growth and change. We all experience times in our lives that are challenging and moments that may seem difficult to overcome....
Tim Cefai
Ph.D.
Teletherapy for Clients In:

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...
In-Person Sessions:

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

Hello, and thank you for taking the time to explore how I may be able to assist you in healing and creating the life you dream of. Please let me tell you about myself. Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Grand Valley State University in 1994...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

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...
Dr. Nikia Belcher
MS, Ed.D., MA, LLMFT
In-Person Sessions:

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

We have all faced stressors of life that causes difficulties at times.
In-Person Sessions:

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

Jennifer Jackson is a counselor who addresses family concerns, interpersonal relationships, and trauma recovery. Jennifer holds Master’s degrees in Communication Studies as well as Counseling Psychology and is trained in Brainspotting (a powerful...
In-Person Sessions:

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

I have always believed that each person is unique with distinct life experiences that have contributed to making you the person you are today; no two people are the same and each person deserves to be listened to with compassion and in a...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

Facing challenges in life can be difficult; it can put us in an undesirable position of not knowing what to do or how to face it. I would like to help you during these moments to explore your feelings, look at your options, and support the choices...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

Life can present opportunities for personal growth that often feel painful or confusing. I am passionate about working with people to discover, build and strengthen skills to create a healthy mind and healthy relationships. I believe in providing a...
In-Person Sessions:

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

I Am a fifty,-six-year-old married woman. I have been in school therapy for 20 years and private practice for almost 5 years. I do a lot of work with kids ages 7 to 25. I also work with adults. I do a lot of work with learning how to manage and...
Hiral Patel
Psy.D.
In-Person Sessions:

Ada, Michigan

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

My therapy philosophy is based on the importance of treating individuals with dignity and respect. I believe that people are dynamic, and capable of change & restoration; consequently, I have a deep respect for their resilience and strength. My...
Kevin DeKam
LPC-Supervisor 1, MA
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

Kevin DeKam started West Michigan Wellness Group out of his desire to see people healed of past hurts and reconciled in their relationships. He understands how unpredictable your life’s journey can be and makes it his mission every day to walk...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

Although we have little control over the hand that life deals us, I believe in the hope that it is never too late to heal, to learn new and more effective behaviors…to create the life that you have always dreamed of living. What does it take to...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

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...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

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...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

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...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

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...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

Billie Walters is a clinical social worker who has been practicing therapy for over 6 years. In this time, Billie has expanded her learning to include energy healing & is attuned in Reiki I & II. Billie has also studied Core Shamanism & learned...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

My approach to therapy is a strengths-based, person-centered focus on your goals. We will build upon what you know already works for you and enhance those skills and add positive elements to your outlook on life. We will work together to identify...

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.