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Amber Herlein, LMSW

Family conflicts Trauma and abuse Parenting issues Anger management Self esteem
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About me

Hello! I am so glad you are here! I am a therapist based in Michigan for over 10 years. I have worked in a variety of settings working with both individuals and families. My expertise and passion is walk along side those who are healing from past trauma. And due to that trauma are experiencing anxiety, depression, mood disorders, relational difficulties, self esteem/self value struggles, etc. Experiencing trauma and adversity throughout out life undoubtedly impacts how we function and I want to support your healing. You deserve that.

My style is open and deeply kind and passionate. It is non judgmental, safe, and client led. This is your time, your life, and your goals. I want to help you to discover a life and healing that have not seemed possible. You are innately valuable and you deserve to live a life a healing and hope.

It takes courage and vulnerability to show up and invest in yourself. I am proud of you for showing up for yourself. Its an absolute honor that you would trust me with your story and healing.

I look forward to working with you!

Professional experience

10yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

License information

MI LMSW 6801093694


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Amber Herlein. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Amber is attentative and does a great job of understanding your experience and perspective. She shares actionable ways to improve your day to day mental struggles. She helps open the mind to different, and what I find to be healthier ways of seeing life. She's a great therapist.

Written on Mar 25, 2022 after therapy with Amber for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem

Amber is amazing! I'm new to BetterHelp but she's been tremendous!

Written on Mar 17, 2022 after therapy with Amber for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, self esteem, and coping with life changes