Grand Rapids, Michigan Therapists

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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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...
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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...
Dr. Nikia Belcher
MS, Ed.D., MA, LLMFT
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We have all faced stressors of life that causes difficulties at times.
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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...
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Anxiety, fear, sadness. These are the inevitable feelings we spend our time pushing away in pursuit of happiness. But what if I told you that these emotions can’t hurt you? That fighting against them is the only thing that can hurt you? That...
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I have always believed that each person is unique with distinct life experiences that have contributed to making you the person you are today; no two people are the same and each person deserves to be listened to with compassion and in a...
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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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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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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...
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Michigan, Colorado

Same therapy, different couch.... More than just a slogan, it is our promise to provide the same outpatient therapy from your own couch as we do from ours. We provide Accessible, affordable and evidence-based behavioral health treatment from the...
Lindsay Collins
LMSW-C, MSW
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I specialize in working with women struggling with anxiety, depression, struggles with self-esteem and setting boundaries. I have been told I have an authentic, genuine style. I also enjoy using humor. I have found myself enjoying the work I do with...
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Michigan, Florida

Do you ever feel lost or alone? Are your relationships struggling? Do you feel like you don’t fit in? Maybe you’ve questioned yourself, “ Do I have anxiety”, “Am I depressed”, “Is there’s something wrong with me”? Life is a journey...
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www.heartwalk-counseling.com
Kelly Skrzypchak
LMSW, CAADC
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Kelly Skrzypchak is joining Telebehavioral Health US, which is an online therapy platform. This group of therapists provides accessible, affordable and evidenced-based behavioral health treatment to clients from the comfort of their home. Kelly is...
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Over the past fifteen years as a therapist, one frequent obstacle I have come across is the commute people make for sessions. Having to take an extra hour (or more) of the day to commute, having to find child care, pick up kids from school, or find...
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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...
Beth Reimel
LMSW-C, Ph.D.
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Beth Reimel LMSW, PhD earned her MSW from Washington University and her PhD from the University of Chicago where she was also awarded s postdoctoral fellowship from the National Institute of Mental Health. In addition, Dr. Reimel has had...
Abigail Smith
LLPC, CAADC (Dp)
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As an individual...YOU are good. Society, our environment, our relationships, and our own thoughts create messages that have an impact on how we view ourselves and the life we are living. Some of those messages create habits and coping mechanisms...
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Welcome! Thank you for taking the time to get to know more about me. My name is Jennifer, I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the State of Michigan. I earned a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and have been practicing in the...
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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...
DeWanda Gichemi
LMSW, MSW
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With an expression of empathy and compassion, I believe that “a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” Helping individuals to lovingly heal in order to improve the quality of their lives is my humble contribution to the world. To promote...
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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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Hello, and thank you for taking the time to explore how I may be able to assist you in healing and creating the life you dream of. Please let me tell you about myself. Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Grand Valley State University in 1994...
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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...

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 life 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 have been shown to be 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, 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.

Each of the counselors and therapists on the above directory is a high-quality provider, and we’ve simplified how you connect with someone who specializes in the areas you need. The goal of our therapist directory is a simple, streamlined and efficient way to find and have access to care providers in Grand Rapids.