Therapists in Grand Rapids, MI and Nearby Locations

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

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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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We only know what we know. There’s so much about life that we’re never taught, or the ways we were taught were unhelpful or harmful. I believe that every person has the ability to change, grow, and heal. We sometimes just need a little help....
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Michigan

I began Caring Well Counseling after working in professional ministry for 6 years. In my own life, I have seen the need to have a powerful support system around me, and I am passionate to see other people develop connected and thriving lives where...
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Michigan

You deserve to be at peace with your body. But after receiving a lifetime's worth of messages telling you to fit into a near impossible mold, negative body images can be difficult to change, and don't change over night. As a weight-neutral, body...
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Personal crises and problems offer an opportunity for growth and transformation. I believe that one of the most important aspects of therapy is allowing someone to share in the difficulties and thus undo the devastating loneliness that one can feel...
Debi Anson
LCSW, LMSW, CAADC
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Michigan, Colorado

ACCEPTING TELE-HEALTH CLIENTS IN MICHIGAN and COLORADO. The Journey to Your Internal Compass Starts with One Step. We cannot control what happens to us, but we can control how we respond. It takes courage to seek help for personal struggles. Therapy...
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Kalamazoo, Michigan

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Michigan

Jennifer Jackson is a counselor who addresses family concerns, interpersonal relationships, and trauma recovery. Jennifer holds Master’s degrees in Communication Studies as well as Counseling Psychology and is trained in Brainspotting (a powerful...
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Michigan

Hello, my name is Jessica. I am passionate about helping individuals and families find hope and healing amidst life’s challenges. I provide client-centered counseling services, which allows us to focus on how your situation impacts you, as well as...
Hiral Patel
Psy.D.
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Ada, Michigan

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Michigan

My therapy philosophy is based on the importance of treating individuals with dignity and respect. I believe that people are dynamic, and capable of change & restoration; consequently, I have a deep respect for their resilience and strength. My...
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Kalamazoo, Michigan

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Michigan

When people have experienced loss, trauma, abuse, chronic stress, addiction or disconnection from others they may develop unhealthy patterns of responding. We can transform many of these patterns through increasing our own awareness. We all carry...
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Michigan

What would you do tomorrow if you woke up free from that little voice of doubt, anxiety, and self-loathing? As a therapist, I love to explore the answer to that question with you. It’s my belief that we all are deserving of living into our...
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Michigan

With over 15 years of combined experience working with diverse populations, I provide individual, couples, group and family therapy. I specialize in working with adolescents and their families who have mental health and emotional issues (anxiety,...
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Kalamazoo, Michigan

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Michigan

Licensed Master Social Worker Everyone struggles in one way or another at some time in their lives. It is how we grow and adapt to those struggles that define who we are and how we live the rest of our lives. I have partnered with clients for years...
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Muskegon, Michigan

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Michigan

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Michigan and Board Certified with the National Board of Certified Counselors. My counseling focus is on child/adolescent, individual adult, elder adult and LGBTQ+ clients. Areas of concentration...
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Walker, Michigan

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Michigan

I am a Licensed Clinical Therapist (LMSW) in Michigan. I was graduated from the University of Michigan in 1973 and have worked in many aspects of mental health. I have been a therapist, a program developer, a fund raiser, and a Community Liaison. I...
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Michigan

I Am a fifty,-six-year-old married woman. I have been in school therapy for 20 years and private practice for almost 5 years. I do a lot of work with kids ages 7 to 25. I also work with adults. I do a lot of work with learning how to manage and...
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Michigan

My role in others’ lives is a role that I carry with great conviction. Six of my seven children were adopted from the United States and South Korea, and the seventh is my biological child. On a personal level, I have dealt with grief, infertility,...
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Michigan

Trisha is a licensed clinical social worker with over 13 years of experience in supporting individuals, youth and families in various capacities to include direct care, case management, crisis support, individual, family and group therapy. She has...
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

As a therapist, my goal is to work with you so that you may obtain consistency where needed, practice giving and receiving love with healthy boundaries and allow you the opportunity to become aware and create the discipline you need to become a...
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Michigan

Hi there! Thanks for taking the time to read this. Life transitions, like relationships, loss, a new child, school, your identity, are hard. These changes and times are unique to you. Many times it might feel like your past is unresolved and it's...
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Michigan

I believe that through a safe and judgment-free therapeutic relationship true growth, empowerment, and healing can occur in any individual's life. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I have an extensive range of clinical experience providing...
Carol Rasche
L.P.C, MA
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Michigan

I envision life as a journey filled with opportunities and challenges. I have worked as a Behavioral Health Specialist for 20 years in hospitals and clinics. I have been a trauma therapist/case manager in a trauma unit of a psychiatric hospital. I...
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Grand Rapids, Michigan

Life can drag you out to sea, tumble you under the waves and leave you struggling for air. It might feel like all of your efforts barely keep your head above the water. Others are catching waves and having fun and yet there you are feeling beat up...
Audrey Hilliker
LMFT-Supervisor, LPC-Supervisor 1, MA
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Wyoming, Michigan

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Michigan

I am outgoing, and enjoy travel, nature, animals, and connection. I use my personal experiences with divorce, blended families, women's issues, grief/loss, relationship issues, and more. This allows me to join with clients in working through their...
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Kalamazoo, Michigan

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Michigan

I work with clients who have various types of trauma, and its effects on the individual and their environment. My experience in the field began with providing therapy for adults with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental heath disorders. I...

Guide to Mental Health Resources in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Grand Rapids, Michigan, located in the western area of Michigan is the second-largest city in the state. The city is located on the Grand River, and it’s around 30 miles east of Lake Michigan.

Grand Rapids has a very industrial history, and it continues to be a center of furniture manufacturing. The modern economy of Grand Rapids is now based on health care, the automotive industry, and consumer goods manufacturing, among other industries. Some of the largest employers in Grand Rapids include Spectrum Health, Meijer, Mercy General Health Partners, and the Amway Corporation.

Grand Rapids has some cultural attractions and some commercial interests that bring visitors to the city including the Gerald R. Ford Museum and the DeVos Place Convention Center. There is also the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts downtown in the city, and there are many concert venues in the city including the Orbit Room and the DeVos Performance Hall.

While there are unique opportunities and elements of living in Grand Rapids, people often struggle with different mental health issues requiring treatment from a professional provider.

An Overview of Mental Health in Grand Rapids

For many people, economic struggles and stress can create a variety of problems in their lives and can trigger or worsen mental health conditions. In Grand Rapids, while the unemployment rate has dropped, the average income of residents is lower than the national average.

The average income for someone in Grand Rapids is $20,542 a year. The U.S. average, by comparison, is $28,555 a year. The median household income is $39,913 in Grand Rapids, and the U.S. average is $53,482 a year. It’s estimated that the percentage of people in poverty in Grand Rapids is more than 25 percent, which is very high.

Last year, the entire state of Michigan was named as the 10th worst nationwide for drug problems. This was based on research compiled by WalletHub. The study was based on 15 key areas, and among these included the percentage of teens and adults who reported using illegal drugs in the past month and the number of opioid prescriptions per 100 people. Other factors included per capita overdose deaths, incidents involving methamphetamine labs, and admissions to treatment programs for substance abuse.

Even legal substances are more problematic in Michigan as compared to the national average. For example, based on information from the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, around 510,000 people who participated in a survey said they were dependent on or abused alcohol in the year before they were surveyed.

Based on information compiled by the federal government, an estimated 336,000 adults in the state of Michigan said they’d experienced a serious mental illness in the year before they were surveyed. Of the people surveyed who said they’d had symptoms of mental illness, a significant majority (56.3 percent) said they didn’t receive any kind of treatment or counseling.

As far as marriage and divorce, for the state of Michigan, the divorce rate is 5.8 for every 1,000 individuals based on information from the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services. In Kent County, it’s even higher at 6.1 per every 1,000.

Mental Health Resources in Grand Rapids

Despite some statistics that can seem troubling, there are mental health resources available in Grand Rapids. These include independent care providers, hospitals and treatment centers, and nonprofit organizations.

One example of a nonprofit organization in the area is the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan. This nonprofit offers access to a crisis line and a suicide prevention hotline, and they help people find local mental health care in the area. There is also a group called Network180, which serves more than 50,000 people in Kent County each year through a network of care. They connect people with resources if they’re struggling with not only mental illness but also substance use disorders and developmental disabilities.

Grand Rapids Therapist Directory

Whether you’re looking for mental health care for a specific condition such as depression or anxiety, or you have another treatment need, such as family or marriage counseling, knowing where to turn to find an excellent provider can be one of the most challenging steps of getting help. That’s why we put together the above therapist directory for Grand Rapids.