Battle Creek, Michigan Therapists

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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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...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

“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...
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, 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...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

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...
Shirley Neal
L.P.C, MA
In-Person Sessions:

Lansing, Michigan

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

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...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

It is a privilege to hear a person’s life story and help them heal, grow, and navigate through challenges. I often utilize the relationship between mind and body to aid in becoming the healthiest version of oneself, mentally, emotionally, and...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

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,...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

What would you do tomorrow if you woke up free from that little voice of doubt, anxiety, and self-loathing? As a therapist, I love to explore the answer to that question with you. It’s my belief that we all are deserving of living into our...
Sara Dupuis
Ph.D, LP, LMFT; AAMFT Approved Supervisor
In-Person Sessions:

Lansing, Michigan

Relationships play an important role in our everyday lives. When relationships get off track, it can cause experiences of pain, depression and anxiety. As such, I work with individuals, couples and families to help relationships heal. I work across...
DeWanda Gichemi
LMSW, MSW
In-Person Sessions:

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

With an expression of empathy and compassion, I believe that “a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” Helping individuals to lovingly heal in order to improve the quality of their lives is my humble contribution to the world. To promote...
Kelly Skrzypchak
LMSW, CAADC
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

Kelly Skrzypchak is joining Telebehavioral Health US, which is an online therapy platform. This group of therapists provides accessible, affordable and evidenced-based behavioral health treatment to clients from the comfort of their home. Kelly is...
In-Person Sessions:

East Lansing, Michigan

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

“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...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

Hi there! Thanks for taking the time to read this. Life transitions, like relationships, loss, a new child, school, your identity, are hard. These changes and times are unique to you. Many times it might feel like your past is unresolved and it's...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

My work, life experience, and most of all being a first generation Latina woman here in the United States has enabled me to work in a supportive and sensitive, yet professional and thorough manner with a diversity of clients with a wide range of...
In-Person Sessions:

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...
Audrey Hilliker
LMFT-Supervisor, LPC-Supervisor 1, MA
In-Person Sessions:

Wyoming, Michigan

Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

I am outgoing, and enjoy travel, nature, animals, and connection. I use my personal experiences with divorce, blended families, women's issues, grief/loss, relationship issues, and more. This allows me to join with clients in working through their...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

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,...
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

I believe that each person is an expert on their own unique experience. I view my role as being a guide in assisting people towards discovering and reaching their goals towards enhancing and enriching their lives. I use a strength-based,...
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...
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.
Abigail Smith
LLPC, CAADC (Dp)
Teletherapy for Clients In:

Michigan

As an individual...YOU are good. Society, our environment, our relationships, and our own thoughts create messages that have an impact on how we view ourselves and the life we are living. Some of those messages create habits and coping mechanisms...
In-Person Sessions:

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...
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...

An Overview of 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 a number of 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 you or a loved one today.

Mental Health in Michigan

Battle Creek and all of Calhoun County face a number of 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.

There are many factors that 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

There are many mental health conditions that 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. There are many factors that relate 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:

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 a number of 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.