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.


LaKeisha Blackwell-Wright

B.A., Criminal, Justice, MA, Counseling
10 years experience
Thank you for taking the time to work on you. It is my pleasure to walk along side of you on this journey. Compassion, empathy and genuine love for people propels me to utilize the therapeutic process to listen, encourage, empower and uplift. My professional experience includes working with young adults in transition, adults and families in various settings from community mental health to providing home-based services. Psychotherapy Specializations include: substance use disorders, work... Read More
Thank you for taking the time to work on you. It is my pleasure to walk along side of you on this journey. Compassion, empathy and genuine love for people propels me to utilize the therapeutic process to listen, encourage,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Steven Berman

MS, MBA, Org, Dev., MAPC
3 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) in the state of Michigan. I have dual master's degrees from the University of the Cumberlands. As a therapist, my goal is to assist my clients in working through issues that negatively affect them in their daily lives. I have experience working with a variety of clients with many different issues. I have extensive experience working with clients on... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) in the state of Michigan. I have dual master's degrees from the University of the Cumberlands. As a therapist, my goal is to assist... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Jennifer Fritz

PhD, LMSW
20 years experience
Welcome! My name is Jennifer Fritz and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I received my MSW and PhD from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. I am licensed in the state of Michigan and enjoy working with people of all ages. The first step in making a change is doing exactly what you are doing by being here. I am looking forward... Read More
Welcome! My name is Jennifer Fritz and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I received my MSW and PhD from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. I am licensed in the state of... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Sharon Sumler

LMSW
20 years experience
Hi! My name is Sharon Sumler, and I am a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) from the state of Michigan and currently working towards becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of California where I currently live. In 2003, I have earned my Master of Social Work degree from Wayne State University and in 2013, my certificate in Geriatrics both from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. I have... Read More
Hi! My name is Sharon Sumler, and I am a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) from the state of Michigan and currently working towards becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of California where I currently... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Natalie Harter

LMSW
21 years experience
I am a passionate licensed clinical social worker in Michigan with over 20 years of experience. I have worked with individuals with a wide variety of issues such as depression, anxiety, LGBTQ issues, head injuries, addiction, hospice, elderly, and other mental health issues. My counseling style is strength based and interactive. I believe everyone is a worthy human being and deserves respect, happiness, wholeness, equality and compassion. My approach will be best suited... Read More
I am a passionate licensed clinical social worker in Michigan with over 20 years of experience. I have worked with individuals with a wide variety of issues such as depression, anxiety, LGBTQ issues, head injuries, addiction, hospice, elderly, and... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 21 years

Aja Temple

PhD
14 years experience
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 and/or neuro-biological condition, learning/behavioral concern, or other situation. Read More
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 and/or neuro-biological condition, learning/behavioral concern, or other situation. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 14 years

Madison Marcus-Paddison

LMSW
9 years experience
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 or punishment and nothing is working? Perhaps your teen isn’t willing to open up, and you’d... Read More
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 or punishment and nothing is working? Perhaps your teen isn’t willing to open up, and you’d... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 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.