Therapists in Westland, MI and Nearby Locations

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

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I am a psychotherapist with over 25 years experience in the mental health field. I am EMDR trained, and a certified trauma professional. I offer a combination of warmth, and solution focused treatment. I specialize in working with Eating Disorders,...
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Commerce Township, Michigan

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Dr. David Manchel, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist who has been providing psychological treatment for over 25 years. His career has taken him to diverse settings, including both inpatient and partial day units of a psychiatric hospital, a...
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Farmington Hills, Michigan

Accepting new clients! Are you struggling with shame, vulnerability and the feeling of 'never being good enough'? Do you feel disengaged from life, your loved ones, and sick of watching moments pass you by? Have you spent all your time making sure...
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Anyone can get out of alignment at any point in time. This can manifest physically, mentally, emotionally and/or spiritually. Similarly, the relationship you have with yourself and others can impact your quality of life. Through increased awareness,...
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Troy, Michigan

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I celebrate the part of you that is recognizing that you are ready to release that which no longer serves you and evolve into a happier and healthier version of yourself! My goal is to provide you a safe space (in my office or virtually) where you...
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Huntington Woods, Michigan

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I bring a wide variety of experiences and different approaches to solving problems to my work as a therapist. I used to treat problems in the emergency room as a physician and then in hospice. I now bring that experience and a wide variety of...
Annette Shimkus
LMSW, CAADC
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Rochester, Michigan

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My career in Social Work began in home health care and psychiatric hospital settings. Both of those experiences gave me a good start in understanding the challenges that people face throughout their lives in dealing with health and mental health...
Amy Hanes
Psy.D.
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Clinton Township, Michigan

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If you are experiencing difficulty coping with daily life, chronic issues, an event in your life, or with feeling you are not living a fulfilling life, Dr. Hanes is eager to work with you in a safe, non-judgmental, caring environment. Her role is to...
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Royal Oak, Michigan

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I have a unique and diverse background that affords me the ability to relate to many people in many situations. I have worked in a number of businesses over time, culminating in the ownership of a 500 employee company before retiring at the age of...
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Royal Oak, Michigan

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Many of the issues that we struggle with, including anxiety, depression, negative habits, and chronic pain, arise due to feeling a disconnection between our authentic selves and how we’re living our lives. I’m here to to help you close that gap,...
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Clinton Township, Michigan

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I have a passion to help people overcome obstacles and challenges that make it difficult to experience joy or security. Helping you to embrace change and change negative thinking patterns that inhibit growth and fulfillment. I have been blessed to...
Samantha Rose Dehring
LMSW-C, CAADC
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Samantha completed her training and certification from The Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute’s Advanced Adult Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program, holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work, earned certification in Advanced Alcohol and Drug...
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I have been in practice over thirty years and am invested in seeing persons interested in understanding themselves in a full way. My expertise is in indepth exploration of how your mind works--both for and against your goals. Please see my website...
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Clinton Township, Michigan

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I am here to serve and guide you in your journey. The key to overcoming grief, betrayal, lack of trust, life stressors, depletion, isolation, overbearing thoughts and apathy is having a person in your corner that can truly empathize and support you....
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Taking the first step to start therapy can be scary, yet with the support of a safe and nurturing environment, taking that first step can be empowering. Whether you have been thinking about starting therapy for years or recently decided to take the...
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West Bloomfield, Michigan

Life is filled with successes and challenges.  As you navigate through you sometimes realize that your past experiences are interfering with your present moments.  As a survivor of childhood trauma, you might notice that you don’t feel...
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Clinton Township, Michigan

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Are you tired or stressed out about your current situation? Do you have some parenting issues with your children? Do you wish you could change some things about your life? Then, consider private practice with a therapist who has knowledge and...
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Hi! My name is Jessica Van Cleave, I am a nationally board certified counselor and I am really glad you found me! The most important factor for success in counseling is the relationship. I believe this comes from trust and authenticity. So I must...
Tima Tucker
LMSW-C, CCTP, EAS-C
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Canton, Michigan

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Tima Tucker is a State Licensed Psycho-therapist holding a graduate degree from Wayne State University in Clinical Social Work and an undergraduate degree from Wayne State University in Clinical Psychology. With more than 11 years experience in...
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Plymouth, Michigan

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I specialize in Anxiety, Trauma and Harm Reduction for Habits and Addictions (food, substances, gambling, etc). I use an eclectic approach to help uncover the possibilities and opportunities that exist within your unique path. Most clients leave...
Monica Crawford
LPC, MS, NCC, MITS
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I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and hold a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Psychology. As a professional, I have been working with children and families in various capacities since 2006. I have been employed in the...
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I received my clinical psychology PhD in 1999 from Long Island University after a rigorous, seven year clinical training program. . Post graduate school, I spent the first two years of my career working in a school setting conducting private therapy...
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Royal Oak, Michigan

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Fear, Overwhelm, Stress and Anxiety are evidence of a well-intentioned struggle to control life from the outside in. Are you living your life from the outside in or the inside out? How would it be for you to finally take charge of the process of...
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Farmington Hills, Michigan

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...

Mental Health in Westland, Michigan

Located on the west side of the Detroit metropolitan area, Westland, Michigan is in the heart of the Great Lakes state. Westland enjoys all the advantages and disadvantages of being part of the largest metro area in Michigan. The area has historically relied heavily on the automotive industry, and manufacturing still accounts for nearly 7,000 employees in the city limits. However, many factors contribute to mental health issues in the area. Learn about the typical challenges in Westland and Wayne County, and learn how you can find an experienced therapist in the area.

Mental Health Challenges in Westland and Wayne County

Nationwide, approximately 26% of American adults suffer from a mental illness every year, and many mental disorders are reported at even higher percentages in Michigan. These challenges can not only severely affect your quality of life, but are typically paired with other harmful behaviors and addictions. Common mental health issues in the nation include

  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Phobias

Michigan, home to 7.8 million adults, is estimated to have approximately 171,000 individuals who live with bipolar disorder, and 86,000 who live with schizophrenia. The entire state is falling behind in the number of psychiatric beds available to the public, ranking only 47 out of all 50 states. It is recommended that each state provide a minimum of 50 beds for every 100,000 people in the state. Michigan falls far below that standard, so it can be difficult to receive treatment in the event of severe mental illness requiring hospitalization.

In the Detroit metro area, 6.9% of adults suffered from a major depressive episode in 2011. This rate is slightly above the national average of 6.6%. Depression can be linked to a large variety of factors, including low income, substance abuse, and alcohol dependency. These additional challenges can either be signs that an individual is experiencing major depression, or they can lead to a depressive episode. Understanding how these additional factors affect Westland is a key part of understanding the mental health challenges faced by many residents.

Substance abuse in the Detroit metro area, including Westland, was 10.1% in 2011. In addition, the number of drug overdose deaths reached over 24 out of 100,000 individuals throughout the state. If you or a loved one is struggling with a drug addiction, don’t wait to contact a licensed therapist in your area. Getting help for an addiction, as well as depression or any other mental illness can dramatically improve your quality of life.

Two important factors that are linked with the mental health of Westland are the graduation rates and the rate of poverty. Dropping out of high school or living in poverty are two situations that are strongly correlated with having difficulties with depression, anxiety, or other mental health challenges. The Wayne Memorial High School, serving both Wayne and Westland, has a graduation rate of 86%. Low graduation rates and high rates of dropping out are compounded by the 14.9% of poverty in Westland. With a population of over 82,000, this leaves thousands of residents living in poverty.

Divorce Rates in Wayne County

In 2018, the divorce rate in Wayne County was 4.9 out of every 1,000 residents, or over 4,000 divorces that year. Thankfully, the divorce rate has been steadily dropping throughout the state. There are a variety of factors that contribute to a divorce and many strong emotions surround both individuals going through a divorce. If you or a loved one are experiencing a divorce, or have gone through a recent divorce, a trained mental health worker could help. Depression and high levels of anxiety can be common, not only in the individuals going through the divorce but also in friends and family members.