Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Dearborn, Michigan

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

Anne Douglas

Anne Douglas, MS, LMFT, AAMFT-Fellow

I am a psychotherapist who is licensed in Marriage and Family Therapy. I am a graduate of Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois), The Family Institute at Northwestern University, and The Institute for Psychoanalysis (Chicago). While obtaining my graduate degrees and certifications at Northwestern, I was awarded with an Honorarium to lecture and teach a 300 student psychology course at Northwestern because of my expertise in counseling. In addition, I have served as a faculty member at Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 18 years


Nadine Collier

Nadine Collier, MA, LPC

The road of life is full of twists and turns. Sometimes we lose our way and find ourselves wandering farther from our intended destination. At other times, we may find ourselves being forced to take an alternate path. My desire is to equip you with the skills needed to navigate that road successfully. Together we will discover the obstacles in life that cause you to stumble and find practical ways to overcome them. I am a Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years


Jazmin  Davis

Jazmin Davis , LCSW, LMSW

Welcome! My name is Jazmin. I am a clinical social worker licensed in Michigan and Indiana with 6 years of experience working as a therapist. Let's face it, sometimes life gets messy. When we're faced with big decisions, difficult emotions, and rapid changes in our lives, it's hard to stay hopeful and even harder to remain objective about ourselves and our future. We ALL experience feelings like these from time to time. If you're feeling Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years


Stephanie Wambold

Stephanie Wambold, LMSW

Welcome! My name is Stephanie Wambold. I am a masters-level clinical social worker licensed to practice in the state of Michigan and have over six years of experience as a therapist helping others who may be struggling with their mental health and overall well-being. I have successfully helped clients with a variety of concerns and issues, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, mood swings, grief and loss, abuse, chronic illness, trauma, major life changes, sleep difficulties, Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years


Donald McAvinchey

Donald McAvinchey, LCSW

I've been working with clients now since the 1980's, having worked with thousands of people over the years. I'm most invested in helping people to find their own strengths that have become hidden under the problems they're wrestling with, and, perhaps like you may be feeling, where they've tried lots of different solutions and feel pretty frustrated and stuck right about now. If we do move into working together, we'll talk about what these problems are Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 35 years


Dr. Melissa Oleshansky

Dr. Melissa Oleshansky, PhD, RYT

It takes a really strong person to seek out therapy. My name is Dr. Melissa Oleshansky. You can call me "Dr. O." I am a Fully Licensed Clinical Health Psychologist, Life Coach, and Certified and Registered Hatha Yoga Instructor in the state of Michigan. I have been practicing psychology and health promotion for over 20 years. I have earned a PhD in clinical health psychology and two Masters Degrees, one in clinical psychology and Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years


Dr. Nancy Morritt

Dr. Nancy Morritt, PsyD, LPC

Hello, my name is Dr. Nancy Morritt I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and I would like to welcome you and commend you for making this decision to better your life. I have 25 years experience in private practice working with both children and adults in a variety of areas, some of which include depression, anxiety, trauma and abuse related issues, relationship issues and parenting concerns. I also spent four years as a Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 25 years


Tracey Reno

Tracey Reno, MA, LPC, NCC

Hello. My name is Tracey Reno and I bring with me, as a Licensed Professional Counselor, a wealth of life experience that has contributed to my passion for helping others. I have had the privilege to work with people from all different backgrounds with vastly different distress and concerns. And although we are each unique individuals with unique stories, one thing we have in common is a vulnerability we feel when taking a chance to Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years


Isabel Lorton

Isabel Lorton, LPC

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed School Counselor. During my career I have worked as a School Counselor for Chicago Public Schools, a Youth Services Counselor, and a Mental Health Counselor. I have focused on relationship and family dynamics, self-esteem and identity development and surviving and even thriving in life transition. I believe that there is no secret ingredient to living a good life. My approach in therapy is to guide Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years


Amanda Ienna

Amanda Ienna, LMSW

I am a Licensed Master Social Worker who resides in the Metro-Detroit area and have been practicing in the mental health field for 8 years. I have extensive experience working with children and adolescents, along with their parents and families, in addition to working with adults and seniors. I have helped clients work through difficult challenges, such as grief and loss, job changes, trauma and other significant life changes as well as helping people learn Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years


An Overview of Mental Health in Dearborn, Michigan

Dearborn is the 8th-largest city in Michigan, with a population of approximately 94,491 according to U.S. Census data. The city is 90.1% white, but 30% of the population is Arab-American or of Arab descent, which makes it a more diverse community than many comparably-sized Midwestern cities.

Dearborn’s median household income of $48,421 is 18% below the American median income, and approximately 29% of residents are living below the poverty line. Census data also shows that 9.4% of Dearborn’s residents under the age of 65 are living with a disability, and 11.4% of residents do not have health insurance. Compounding these problems, Wayne County where Dearborn is located is the most food insecure county in Michigan according to the national nonprofit Feeding America. At a rate of 22%, this means that roughly 1 of every 5 county residents struggles to access sufficient food on a daily basis. This combination of financial and health challenges leaves residents at higher risk of chronic problems like depression and anxiety.

Mental Health Concerns

According to Michigan Behavioral Risk Factor Survey data for 2016, Michigan faces a number of health problems often linked to mental health challenges. More than 23% of Michigan’s adult population was classified as overweight or obese, 20% of adults are regular smokers, and 23% have been told that they have more than one of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, current asthma, COPD, cancer, arthritis, kidney disease, and/or depression. As smoking has been linked to a higher likelihood of drug use or relapse after withdrawal, the high percentage of smokers is a red flag for public health.

Michigan adolescents report higher levels of depression than the national average, and higher levels of suicidal ideation. Additionally, these adolescents have higher rates of substance abuse, and are less likely to see recreational drug use as a problem than their peers nationally. This is in line with data for adults showing higher levels of substance abuse and dependence among Michigan adults than the general American population. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services reporting system, Michigan has much higher levels of program readmission for substance abuse than the country as a whole, suggesting that a variety of factors beyond treatment affect long-term success. In addition to the issues addressed so far, these factors include:

  • Homelessness/Housing Insecurity
  • Transportation
  • Language barriers
  • Employment Issues/Unemployment
  • Lack of insurance

While Dearborn is a majority-white municipality, 49% of residents speak a language other than English in the home. Residents whose English is limited face all of the challenges listed above, and the added burden of communication difficulties.

Mental Health Resources

Michigan House Speaker, Representative Tom Leonard, has made mental health issues a priority for the state legislature. A task force on mental health was convened in July of 2017, to examine the needs of Michigan residents, the resources available to them, and the barriers to access that may prevent people from getting the treatment they need.

A lack of treatment facilities has put significant pressure on hospital emergency departments. In 2016, Michigan hospitals recorded 52,671 emergency visits for mental health issues. As in many places, the ratio of mental health providers to residents in Michigan is approximately 1:9,000, putting access out of reach for many people.

Finding Mental Health Services in Dearborn

While there are many challenges facing Dearborn residents who need mental health services, providers are available. Community health centers run by the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services offer free and low-cost services to residents who meet income eligibility standards. There are also a number of counselors, psychologists and psychiatrists practicing locally. Local universities including Wayne State University and the University of Michigan – Dearborn offer mental health services to local residents at low cost through local and on-campus clinics, and there are a variety of individual and group practices in the area.

E-Counseling Options

While a local counselor or therapist may be the preferred solution, finding one may be difficult because of location, transportation or language challenges, or scheduling issues. In these circumstances, E-counseling can be a valuable directory. This online resource provides Dearborn residents with a user-friendly, integrated search tool to help them find all of the options that may be available to them. E-counseling offers access to a directory of local, qualified practitioners, with information about their background, areas of specialization, and years of experience, allowing searchers to locate appropriate possibilities quickly and efficiently.