Angela Cook-Hoekwater


About Me

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in Michigan with over 10 years of experience working as a trauma counselor and creativity coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, grief and LGBT. I also helped many people who have experienced physical, including sexual, trauma or emotional abuse.

My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and person centered counseling. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.

It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you.

I look forward to working with you!


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Self esteem
  • Coping with life changes
  • Compassion fatigue

I also have experience in LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression, Coaching

Years of Experience: 11

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LPC #6401011230 (Expires: 2020-05-31)


Written by T.E. on Nov 08, 2018 after counseling with Angela for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and career difficulties

Angela has been very supportive and understanding of my pain from breaking up with my boy friend and dealing with family issues. We are slowly unraveling whats going on with my relationship towards my family and slowing regaining my confidence after the break up. I am missing messaging a bit but we do talk once a week and when the break up was final we spoke twice in a week which was really nice of her. She has had a few issues with connection on reaching her but only a few times. I am very pleased to have meet Angela and I appreciate her advice and the time she takes to listen to me

Written by E.L. on Oct 13, 2018 after counseling with Angela for 4 days

Angela Cook-Hoekwater is great to talk to. Very understanding and helpful. She always responded very quickly. I’m glad I could talk to her.

Written by D.E. on Sep 06, 2018 after counseling with Angela for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, intimacy-related, sleeping, self esteem, and career

Angela is always there to listen and is quick to respond when she can. She always makes sure to schedule one weekly hour long chat so you can vent everything and get it off your chest and she just talks to you like a friend would. It never seems clinical with her, its always friend to friend :)