Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Farmington Hills, Michigan

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

Laura Jennings

LMSW
3 years experience
Life is a journey – It brings together beauty, joy, sorrows, trauma, and more challenges than we could ever anticipate. We come into this life needing to be loved, protected, and nurtured. I believe that doesn’t change as we go throughout our lives, but many of us experience situations and relationships that shake us to our core. Often, we come out asking who we are, where we are going, and why we exist.... Read More
Life is a journey – It brings together beauty, joy, sorrows, trauma, and more challenges than we could ever anticipate. We come into this life needing to be loved, protected, and nurtured. I believe that doesn’t change as... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Stephanie Morin

LMSW
11 years experience
Hello! My name is Stephanie and I am an LMSW practicing in the state of Michigan. I have been working in the mental health field for 10 years with children, adolescents and adults with various backgrounds. I have extensive experience working with survivors of trauma. I also have worked with clients experiencing issues with depression, anxiety, stress, family issues and anger. I provide a welcoming environment and I believe in treating everyone with respect. My... Read More
Hello! My name is Stephanie and I am an LMSW practicing in the state of Michigan. I have been working in the mental health field for 10 years with children, adolescents and adults with various backgrounds. I have extensive experience... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years

Krystal Smith

MSW, LCSW-C
11 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-C) with desire to serve others with compassion. I have experience working with adolescents, adults, groups, families, and couples using an eclectic approach tailored to the unique needs of each individual. I earned my Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Psychology from North Carolina State University and attained my Master’s of Social Work Degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. I have experience in various settings... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-C) with desire to serve others with compassion. I have experience working with adolescents, adults, groups, families, and couples using an eclectic approach tailored to the unique needs of each individual. ... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years

Lauryn Shugars

MA, LPC
5 years experience
Welcome! I am here to help support you through whatever you are experiencing or going through. I believe that each of us can attain greater health and wholeness by attending to and integrating mind, body, and spirit, attuning to our inner wisdom and building on our unique strengths. I strive to create a space that is warm, collaborative and inquisitive. I am your ally and facilitator in this process, helping you navigate through this... Read More
Welcome! I am here to help support you through whatever you are experiencing or going through. I believe that each of us can attain greater health and wholeness by attending to and integrating mind, body, and spirit, attuning to our... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Dr. Melissa Oleshansky

PhD, RYT
20 years experience
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
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... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Jennifer Flanders

LMSW
4 years experience
You're in the right place and I'm glad you're here. I'm Jennifer. Thank you for considering exploring what's getting in the way of you living the life you've imagined. I use a collaborative approach where I walk beside you through this process. You'll feel less alone and you have a trusted person to help you carry your burdens. For the past five years, I've worked with those who experience psychosis, bipolar... Read More
You're in the right place and I'm glad you're here. I'm Jennifer. Thank you for considering exploring what's getting in the way of you living the life you've imagined. I use a collaborative approach where I walk... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 4 years

Nadine Collier

MA, LPC
20 years experience
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
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... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Michelle Solo

LMSW, CAADC, ACSW
22 years experience
Welcome, and kudos for taking this step in self-care. For some, reaching out for support comes easily; for others it is a scary step that they are unsure of. Either way, as a Clinical Therapist, I am inspired by every individual who makes the choice to utilize this resource because there is no reason for anyone to “go it alone” in this world. My name is Michelle and I am a licensed Clinical... Read More
Welcome, and kudos for taking this step in self-care. For some, reaching out for support comes easily; for others it is a scary step that they are unsure of. Either way, as a Clinical Therapist, I am inspired by... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 22 years

Darrin Oliver

LMSW
17 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with a master’s degree in Social Work from Western Michigan University. I have worked with adults, families, couples, children and adolescents for more than 20 years in many different settings (residential treatment, education, individual counseling, equine and adventure therapy). I enjoy skateboarding, ice hockey, playing music and riding horses. I strive to create a compassionate and safe environment where clients can experience lasting change and... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with a master’s degree in Social Work from Western Michigan University. I have worked with adults, families, couples, children and adolescents for more than 20 years in many different settings (residential treatment,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 17 years

Dawn Gaden

MA, LPC, NBCC
21 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), practicing in Michigan for over 18 years. My experience comes from a range of opportunities such a county jail working with inmates and addiction, private practice setting, as well as non profit counseling offices. I have been in private practice as a sole practitioner for over one year. I am certified in Complementary Medicine and Wellness, a Registered Yoga Teacher, and life coach. I bring to my clients... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), practicing in Michigan for over 18 years. My experience comes from a range of opportunities such a county jail working with inmates and addiction, private practice setting, as well as non profit counseling... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 21 years

An Overview of Mental Health in Farmington Hills, Michigan

A community of 81,154 people and the second-largest city in Oakland County, Farmington Hills, Michigan is an upscale northwestern suburb of Detroit and 20 miles from Ann Arbor. According to Census Bureau estimates from 2017, it is the 12th largest city in the state of Michigan.

In 2015, online financial news publication 24/7 Wall St ranked Farmington Hills 14th in a list of the best cities to live in the United States. Despite its proximity to the Detroit Metropolitan Area, Farmington Hills also ranks consistently as one of the safest U.S. cities.

Farmington Hills Demographics

The median age of residents is 45.1 years, which is slightly higher than the median for the state of Michigan at 39.7 years. Ethnically, the majority of Farmington Hills residents are white at 62.9 percent. The next most represented races are black/African American at 19.6 percent and Asian at 11.7 percent. People identifying as Hispanic represent 2.8 percent of the population of Farmington Hills, and 2.7 percent identify as two or more races.

Farmington Hills is a prosperous area. Its estimated median household income of $71,100 outstrips the median for the entire state of Michigan, estimated at $52,492. Sixty percent of the Farmington Hills population who lives in poverty is white, though that may be because it is the most represented ethnic group. However, the poverty rate of Farmington Hills is relatively low at approximately 8 percent in 2016, compared to about 12 percent for the entire country in the same year.

Approximately 52.4 percent of the Farmington Hills population is female. Female students are most likely to graduate from one of the community’s two institutions of higher learning: Dorsey Business Schools and the Michigan School of Professional Psychology. The two institutions together graduated a total of 101 females and only 14 males in 2015. Ironically, female residents also represent the largest demographic living in poverty.

In 2016, nearly twice as many people in Farmington Hills, at about 29 percent, held a bachelor’s degree than in Michigan as a whole at about 17 percent.

Mental Health Concerns in Farmington Hills

Based on the available data, Farmington Hills is a relatively healthy community both physically and mentally. Nevertheless, every community has its mental health concerns, and Farmington Hills is no exception.

Geography and Climate: With its northerly location and stormy winter weather, Oakland County, where Farmington Hills is located, counts seasonal affective disorder as one of its most common mood disorders. Seasonal affective disorder often correlates with the change of seasons from spring and summer to autumn and winter and is characterized by symptoms of hopelessness, social withdrawal, daytime fatigue, carbohydrate craving and weight gain.

Drug Abuse: Though information for specifically for Farmington Hills is not available, drug abuse is a fairly significant problem for the state of Michigan, with 24.4 drug overdose deaths per 100,000 people in 2016 and 18.5 of them specifically related to opioid use.

Risky Behaviors: HIV diagnoses are relatively high in Oakland County, with 180.2 diagnoses per 100,000 in 2017. Oakland County also demonstrates a moderate to moderately high number of chlamydia diagnoses with 283.4 per 100,000 people.

Divorce Rate: In 2017, there were 7,127 marriages in Oakland County and 3,404 divorces. In other words, for every two marriages that took place in the county there was one divorce. The divorce rate for Oakland County was 5.4 divorces for every 1,000 people, approximately equal with the statewide rate of 5.6.

Mental Health Resources in Farmington Hills

The fact that the Michigan School of Professional Psychology is located in Farmington Hills suggests that the community values and understands the importance of mental health. However, it is not known what mental/behavioral health services, if any, are available from the school itself.

For those who may not be able to afford the costs of treatment, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has put together an online resource for finding free or low-cost mental health care anywhere in the state.

There are both inpatient and outpatient mental health programs located in or near Farmington Hills:

Inpatient Programs:

Outpatient Programs:

You Are Not Alone

If you are living with mental illness in Farmington Hills, Michigan, there is no need for you to suffer alone and in silence. Help finding a local therapist or counselor is available through the E-Counseling.com directory.