Dearborn Heights, Michigan Therapists

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Livonia, Michigan

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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...
David Sklar
MSW, Ph.D.
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Hello. My name is David Sklar and I live in Oak Park, Michigan along with my wife and 2 boys, 17 and 20. I have been a therapist for over 40 years. I work with a variety of clients. Please feel free to check out my blog on my website at...
Leticia Berg
MA, TLLP
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Oak Park, Michigan

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Hi, I'm Leticia Berg. I am a psychotherapist working in private practice at Arbor Wellness Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan and at the Relationship Institute in Royal Oak, Michigan. I am currently conducting all therapy session via online video. I...
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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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Taking the first step to start therapy can be scary, yet with the support of a safe and nurturing environment, taking that first step can be empowering. Whether you have been thinking about starting therapy for years or recently decided to take the...
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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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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...
Tima Tucker
LMSW-C, CCTP, EAS-C
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Canton, Michigan

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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...
Monica Crawford
LPC, MS, NCC, MITS
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I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and hold a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Psychology. As a professional, I have been working with children and families in various capacities since 2006. I have been employed in the...
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Ferndale, Michigan

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I have a lot of professional and experiential learning. I began volunteering with the Columbus AIDS Task Force in Columbus, OH at the age of 18, my first glimpse into the social services. From there, I became a Sexual Assault Response Network (SARN)...
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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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Are you having relationship problems and sexual difficulties? I specialize in working with individuals and couples seeking sex therapy and couples counseling* to improve intimacy, deal with desire discrepancy, and conflict. I work with women's...
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Farmington Hills, Michigan

Are you struggling to connect with your child? Experiencing difficulty navigating whether or not 'it's just a phase' or if their behavior is something more significant? Not sure where to turn because you feel like you've exhausted every consequence...
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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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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 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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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...
Alesha Cousar
LMHC, MA
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Hazel Park, Michigan

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I am excited that you have decided to begin your Self Care Journey and/or work towards Strengthening your Relationships. Today is the perfect day to take control of your life. It is a great time to heal old wounds of Hurt, Guilt, and Disappointment....
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Royal Oak, Michigan

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Fear, Overwhelm, Stress and Anxiety are evidence of a well-intentioned struggle to control life from the outside in. Are you living your life from the outside in or the inside out? How would it be for you to finally take charge of the process of...
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Royal Oak, Michigan

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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...
Alison Maples
L.P.C, MA, ATR
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Royal Oak, Michigan

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As a counselor and an art therapist, I try to integrate the two separate disciplines, but can also separate them for those who aren’t interested in both. My goal is to connect with others and get a better understanding of them as a whole being to...
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...
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Royal Oak, Michigan

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Many of the issues that we struggle with, including anxiety, depression, negative habits, and chronic pain, arise due to feeling a disconnection between our authentic selves and how we’re living our lives. I’m here to to help you close that gap,...
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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...

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.