Dearborn Heights, Michigan Therapists

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Clinton Township, Michigan

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Are you tired or stressed out about your current situation? Do you have some parenting issues with your children? Do you wish you could change some things about your life? Then, consider private practice with a therapist who has knowledge and...
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Farmington Hills, Michigan

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I know that the change process requires bravery, patience and letting go of some control. In 2005, I moved to Thailand to find new ways to manage anxiety and confront fears while living with monks, in farming villages and traveling. This experience...
Ann Abbey
MA, LLP, RYT
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Does that voice in your head keep you up at night? Do you ever replay the events of the day, wondering what you could have done, should have done, differently? At times, it may seem impossible to do it all and you may feel helpless to slow down the...
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Troy, Michigan

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I am a mental health professional serving the Metro-Detroit area for the last 8 years. My passion and niche is in helping both men and women who have experienced traumatic or stressful life events get back to a place in life where they feel like...
Steve Helsel
LPC 172
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Northville, Michigan

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I provide individual Batterer’s Intervention (domestic violence) counseling sessions. These sessions are tailored for men ages 18+ who have been convicted of domestic violence. If you are struggling with anger and violence, then this program can...
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It feels like no matter how hard you try you will never be good enough. Others see you as successful, but you think you are hardly getting by. You wish you felt a broader sense of connection in your relationships, but it feels scary to be authentic...
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Troy, Michigan

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I celebrate the part of you that is recognizing that you are ready to release that which no longer serves you and evolve into a happier and healthier version of yourself! My goal is to provide you a safe space (in my office or virtually) where you...
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Huntington Woods, Michigan

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I bring a wide variety of experiences and different approaches to solving problems to my work as a therapist. I used to treat problems in the emergency room as a physician and then in hospice. I now bring that experience and a wide variety of...
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Clinton Township, Michigan

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Are you or a loved one experiencing emotional discomfort consisting of depression, anxiety or substance abuse? Finding the help you need to rid your life of mental anguish & reach your goals is important. I would be happy to assist you in your path...
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If you or someone you know is going through a difficult season in life and struggling with thoughts and emotions, I provide professional guidance and support to help you live a satisfying and fulfilling life! I have 14 years experience working with...
Melissa Engle
L.P.C, MA
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Royal Oak, Michigan

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If my clients had to describe me in 3 words, it would be these: authentic, trustworthy, and caring. I have over 22 years of experience as a mental health professional with advanced training in psychology, counseling and trauma-informed care. I...
Samantha Rose Dehring
LMSW-C, CAADC
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Monroe, Michigan

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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.
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I have received my Master’s Degree in Social Work from Wayne State University and I am currently employed at Bright Spot Counseling in Farmington Hills, as well as at the Jewish Family Services of Detroit, at their Oak Park and West Bloomfield...
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I have been in practice over thirty years and am invested in seeing persons interested in understanding themselves in a full way. My expertise is in indepth exploration of how your mind works--both for and against your goals. Please see my website...
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My career as a therapist began in the early 1970's as I spent four summers as a wilderness counselor for teens in Vermont, as I worked on my BA in Psychology. It continued as I worked with troubled adolescents in institutional settings, including...
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Clinton Township, Michigan

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I am here to serve and guide you in your journey. The key to overcoming grief, betrayal, lack of trust, life stressors, depletion, isolation, overbearing thoughts and apathy is having a person in your corner that can truly empathize and support you....
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Anyone can get out of alignment at any point in time. This can manifest physically, mentally, emotionally and/or spiritually. Similarly, the relationship you have with yourself and others can impact your quality of life. Through increased awareness,...
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Clinton Township, Michigan

As we move through our lives, we often find ourselves having to cope with different situations, people, emotions, or thoughts. Whatever it is you find yourself struggling with, I am here to help. I work with my clients to create a comfortable,...
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Clinton Township, Michigan

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I have a passion to help people overcome obstacles and challenges that make it difficult to experience joy or security. Helping you to embrace change and change negative thinking patterns that inhibit growth and fulfillment. I have been blessed to...
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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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Plymouth, Michigan

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I was trained in the humanistic tradition and graduated from Michigan School of Professional Psychology in 2014. While there, I worked at Common Ground Crisis Center. I then moved on to clinical practice and opened my own practice in 2018, where I...
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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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I am a psychotherapist with over 25 years experience in the mental health field. I am EMDR trained, and a certified trauma professional. I offer a combination of warmth, and solution focused treatment. I specialize in working with Eating Disorders,...
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Plymouth, Michigan

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I specialize in Anxiety, Trauma and Harm Reduction for Habits and Addictions (food, substances, gambling, etc). I use an eclectic approach to help uncover the possibilities and opportunities that exist within your unique path. Most clients leave...

An Overview of Mental Health in Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Dearborn Heights, Michigan is located in Wayne County. It is part of the larger Detroit metropolitan area. In fact, Dearborn Heights is just 15 miles west of Detroit. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the 2017 population was 55,758, down from 57,774 at the 2010 census.

The biggest industries in Dearborn Heights are manufacturing, health care and social services, and retail trade. Average household income is $48,421.

Many Dearborn Heights residents struggle with mental illnesses and receiving treatment for them. This is evident in the fact that suicide rates in Wayne County are rising. There are many factors contributing to this problem, including substance abuse, obesity, and lack of health insurance coverage.

Mental Health Statistics in Dearborn Heights, Michigan

  • 9 percent of adults in Michigan reported having poor mental health for at least two weeks.
  • Michigan adults are at a higher risk of being depressed than the nationwide average. 20.5 percent of Michiganders have been diagnosed with depression in comparison to 19% of all U.S. adults.
  • There were 214 suicides in Wayne County in 2014.
  • Michigan’s suicide rate is 13.1 per 100,000 residents, marginally higher than the national average of 13.0.
  • Approximately 336,000 adults in Michigan had a serious mental illness within 2013-2014.
  • Roughly 231,000 adults in the Detroit metropolitan area suffered from a major depressive episode in the previous year.
  • There were 1,139 deaths by suicide in Michigan in 2006.
  • Suicide is the third leading cause of death in Michigan among those aged 15 to 24.

Substance Use

In order to fully understand mental disorders in Dearborn Heights, it is necessary to examine the rate of substance abuse. This is because mental illnessess and addiction often co-occur. In fact, out of the 20.2 million adults who had a substance use disorder in 2014, 7.9 million of them had a mental illness. Plus, more Michigan residents use illegal drugs than the national average.Here are some numbers regarding substance abuse among people in Michigan aged 12 and older.

  • 7 percent report using illegal drugs every month.
  • 1 percent abused or were dependent on alcohol from 2013-2014.
  • 5 percent abused or were dependent on illegal drugs from 2013-2014.
  • 4 percent reported excessive alcohol use.
  • 1 percent of people in the Detroit metropolitan area had a substance use disorder in the previous year.
  • 4 percent of people in the Detroit metropolitan area participated in binge drinking in the previous month, much higher than the national average of 23.2 percent.
  • Drug-related visits to the emergency room in Detroit sharply rose 129 percent from 2004 to 2011.

It is necessary to invest in treating and preventing substance use disorders to address the mental health problems in Dearborn Heights.

Obesity

Physical health often impacts mental health, especially when it comes to weight. The American Psychological Association says that obesity often goes hand-in-hand with depression. In fact, a study showed that obese women had a 37 percent increase in depression. Here are some stats to demonstrate the issue of obesity in Dearborn Heights:

  • 34 percent of Wayne County adults have a BMI of at least 30, compared to 31 percent of all Michigan adults.
  • 12 percent of Wayne County adults have received a diabetes diagnosis.
  • Even though 94 percent of individuals in Wayne County have access to areas for exercise, 26 percent say they do not partake in leisurely exercise.

The Trouble of Finding a Suitable Therapist in Dearborn Heights, Michigan

It is difficult for many residents to access mental health treatment. This is partially due to a lack of health insurance. Sadly, 10.8 percent of Dearborn Heights residents do not have any health insurance. For all of Wayne County, the uninsured rate is 17 percent. Additionally, 19.2 percent of Dearborn Heights residents live below the poverty line.

Mental Health Resources in Dearborn Heights, Michigan

The good news is that there are plenty of resources available in Dearborn Heights. There are 239 mental health professionals per 100,000 residents.

One easy way to get connected to a mental health provider is via E-Counseling.com. Our online directory of therapists in Dearborn Heights makes access to mental health treatment easy for everyone.