About Me

I offer an open, conversational, and professionally directed approach to individuals and couples seeking therapy for issues including career & work difficulties, depression, anxiety, family issues, as well as sexuality, broken relationships, support for lifestyle changes for clients with medical issues such as diabetes, heart disease and life transitions. The therapeutic relationship is useful to help you learn new ways of understanding yourself and others & forging relationship changes. Throughout our conversation, we will work to understand areas of conflict and difficulty in new ways allowing you to make clearer decisions with more confidence and grace. As a versatile clinician, I enjoy working with all people.

Whether it is Individual or relationship therapy, coaching services, addressing couple or family issues, Parenting consultation, or working with you on your own concerns and examining old beliefs and habits that have been holding you back ~ I welcome patients' stories and enjoy helping them find their own courage, core strengths and desires. As a psychotherapist doing therapy in Ann Arbor some 25+ years, it still is a privilege to witness a patient's process as they discover how to express their truest selves. I love this work and consider it a great gift to be invited to witness your work and to assist you in your process to create more health and happiness in your life.


Specialties

  • Relationship issues
  • Grief
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Stress, Anxiety , Addictions , LGBT , Family conflicts , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Career difficulties , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Abandonment , Body Image , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 30

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LMSW #6801058918 (Expires: 2024-04-30)


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Monica King. 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.

Written by M.I. on Jun 27, 2022 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and adhd

I think Monica will get me to where I want to be.

Written by J.E. on Jun 16, 2022 after therapy with Monica for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, compassion fatigue, and adhd

I've been in and out of therapy for over 15 years and I've never had someone so knowledgeable, communicative, experienced and kind. She's overall a wonderful therapist and I feel lucky to have her.

Written by A.N. on May 24, 2022 after therapy with Monica for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Always comes up with different ideas to help move through tough things.

Written by L.E. on Mar 11, 2022 after therapy with Monica for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

Monica is a really good and experienced therapist. She would be really direct and will tell you things as they are. She will not sugar coat things and will be really direct. If this type of style fits with you I would highly recommend her.

Written by S.H. on Feb 21, 2022 after therapy with Monica for 3 years and 5 months on issues concerning relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues

Monica does a great job listening to me, and gives me advise on the things I need.

Written by L.I. on Nov 30, 2021 after therapy with Monica for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and sleeping disorders

Monica is an excellent therapist. She is extremely caring and genuinely listens and offers advice as to how to handle the issue. I feel comfortable talking to her and like I’ve known her for a long time. She is very understanding of how I feel and no matter how I feel when we get on the call, I always feel better after speaking to her. I highly recommend Monica.

Written by N.U. on Nov 18, 2021 after therapy with Monica for 1 year and 6 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes

Monica has been so important in my healing journey and setting up healthy boundaries with people. She is nice and caring.

Written by O.L. on Aug 24, 2021 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Great listener, very insightful and understanding. Thanks for your help Monica!

Written by F.R. on Jul 05, 2021 after therapy with Monica for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, sleeping disorders, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

Monica is a top notch mental health professional.

Written by M.O. on Jun 06, 2021 after therapy with Monica for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, eating disorders, and self esteem

Monica has been very helpful in helping me overcome obstacles and finding ways to guide me into understanding what may act as a trigger. I’m very grateful to be given resources to help grow and learn more about myself and looking forward to keep improving with Monica’s help.

Written by H.A. on Jun 04, 2021 after therapy with Monica for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Monica King is such an amazing therapist she really helped me regain focus on myself and helped me see things that I was a bit blindsided too. She is a joy to talk too and truly has your best interest at heart

Written by T.H. on Mar 23, 2021 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

Monica has been and continues to be very helpful with good ideas and avenues of possible information for me to pursue to help with my situation. She also is helping with my thoughts about self doubt and the what if’s that keep creeping into my mind during idle times. I believe Monica to be a perfect fit for me at this time in my life of uncertainty. Thx Monica

Written by S.T. on Mar 16, 2021 after therapy with Monica for 7 months on issues concerning family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coaching, and adhd

Strongly Recommend.

Written by D.A. on Feb 27, 2021 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, and compassion fatigue

Monica has a calming way about her and has helped me gain perspective even in a couple sessions. So far a very positive experience and will continue.

Written by B.E. on Jan 18, 2021 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and sleeping disorders

Monica listens to me and understands the weight of my problems without ever trying to minimize them. I can speak freely and always feel heard. She provides very positive options while I try to deal with my anxiety, and they are things I can do for the rest of my life.

Written by B.R. on Dec 22, 2020 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Dr. King is really great! She listens actively and responds with clarifying questions or comments. She's never pushy, and after just a few sessions, I'm already seeing some improvement. I would highly recommend her as a therapist.

Written by B.R. on Nov 11, 2020 after therapy with Monica for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, and sleeping disorders

She is great

Written by M.A. on Nov 07, 2020 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching,

She’s wonderful. Always listening and sweet

Written by K.M. on Nov 05, 2020 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and coping with life changes

I trust her judgement.

Written by A.N. on Sep 01, 2020 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Monica is very supportive, is a great listener, and gives advice that helps me to better myself!

Written by C.O. on Aug 31, 2020 after therapy with Monica for 2 months on issues concerning relationship issues

If you are looking for a fantastic counselor, look no further. Monica is a great listener, gave me great advice, and most importantly was encouraging. Unfortunately, I had to cancel my membership due to financial concerns. But she has definitely given me many things to think about and methods to handle situations. Thank you again Monica!

Written by L.A. on Jun 21, 2020 after therapy with Monica for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Monica, listens, making you feel understood, not by analyzing but by hearing all of your concerns. Monica helps guide you to your own conclusions through personal story but makes sure YOUR voice finds its way.

Written by A.L. on May 19, 2020 after therapy with Monica for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Compassionate and wonderful to work with and easy to open up to.

Written by G.H. on Apr 07, 2020 after therapy with Monica for 2 years and 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, and relationship issues

Monica is really awesome. She is patient and helps you to see the real issues in your life. She helps you uncover and deal with your problems and create a positive way to move forward in your life.

Written by M.A. on Apr 07, 2020 after therapy with Monica for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Monica is a highly skilled and attentive therapist who listens carefully and responds with meaningful feedback. I feel very grateful I was paired with her on Better Help and I'm especially thankful now since mental healthcare has become such a vital need. I feel calmer, rational and grounded after talking with her. She's a great resource for anyone looking to limit self destructive behaviors and are open to live a better life.

Written by K.A. on Mar 27, 2020 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and self esteem

Monica is fantastic. I wanted a counselor to be someone I could have a conversation with and not feel like I was being “treated”. Our very first conversation was so enlightening. I look forward to our talks even if I don’t have anything I think I need to talk about. She is intuitive and insightful.

Written by C.O. on Mar 26, 2020 after therapy with Monica for 2 months

Very understanding and patient. She's very kind and will do everything she can to find something that will help you and fit your life.

Written by A.B. on Feb 29, 2020 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Monica has been incredibly helpful for me. She responds incredibly quickly and sends me tools to read thru outside of our sessions. Shes very caring, calm and positive. She has said many things that stick with me. I'm learning great tools to better my life and happiness with her.

Written by S.H. on Dec 24, 2019 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Monica has been an excellent resource. Her empathy and plans of action are really helpful.

Written by G.A. on Dec 17, 2019 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Monica in so knowledgeable and has helped me be confidence and comfortable each time I am checking back in with myself. She listens and is so respectful when I speak. I truly feel as though my voice is being heard and she responds with such loving wisdom!

Written by A.M. on Nov 04, 2019 after therapy with Monica for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, and self esteem

Working with Monica for the past month has been incredibly helpful. She has a very caring, warm tone of voice that feels very nurturing and I always walk away from our sessions with a lot of clarity, confidence and new level of understanding about myself. I highly recommend her!

Written by C.H. on Aug 19, 2019 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Monica is seriously great. She is the best listener and you can tell that she cares. Her voice is so soothing and calming. I would absolutely recommend Monica as a counselor.

Written by T.R. on Jul 29, 2019 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, eating disorders, and coping with life changes

Monica is a good listener. She also provides helpful resources. I was impressed by how she sent me resources between sessions. I did not expect that. I have already recommended her to other people.

Written by K.A. on Jul 16, 2019 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Monica is wonderful and kind.

Written by P.A. on Jul 10, 2019 after therapy with Monica for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

It’s really nice to have a therapist like Monica to talk to! She’s great.

Written by C.H. on Jun 26, 2019 after therapy with Monica for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and self esteem

Monica is very nice and listens really well and puts you at ease. I really appreciate her.

Written by A.B. on Jun 22, 2019 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning grief, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes

I was surprised how quickly we got started and how comfortable the whole process has been. Monica is very kind and helpful.

Written by L.A. on Apr 10, 2019 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and sleeping disorders

Monica King is great. She understands my hardships. Her messages are detailed and offers ways to help me cope with stress. I would recommend her to anyone.

Written by M.A. on Feb 28, 2019 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

Monica is wonderful! She saw right through my actions and pinpointed their causes, and she did so with kindness and encouragement. Her suggestions for resolutions improved my life!

Written by K.A. on Feb 25, 2019 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

She’s very kind and relatable. Takes time to listen to you before jumping to solve anything. I appreciate her willingness to get to know me too.

Written by K.A. on Oct 26, 2018 after therapy with Monica for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, and self esteem

Monica is so understanding, listens so well, and is intuitive to what I’m trying to say when I can’t totally say it. She has encouraged me and given me good advice to deal with different situations.. pushing me to do better at a rate that I needed. She’s helped me change my life and my outlook in just a few weeks, and I really appreciate that.

Written by R.I. on Sep 04, 2018 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship, and intimacy-related

Monica is bright, sensitive, a good listener and helpful, I recommend her to anyone in need of counseling.

Written by K.E. on Jul 11, 2018 after therapy with Monica for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship, and career

Very professional, very helpful and always very kind!

Written by B.R. on May 19, 2018 after therapy with Monica for 3 weeks on issues concerning self esteem, and career

I worked with her for only a short time; however, in that short time she did a good job, from what I saw. She was open, kind, and caring, as well as timely and flexible; I very much appreciated working with her.

Written by M.E. on May 11, 2018 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

Monica is very responsive and her recommendations for me are very helpful. I like how she makes me feel well listened to and how i am learning to realize core issues i have in my relationship. Monica is very nice and I like her gentle tone of voice.

Written by J.A. on Feb 23, 2018 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship, intimacy-related, eating, and self esteem

Monica is wonderful. Very flexible and understanding about times for phone sessions. Always gets back to me quickly when I write. She listens, understands, and has already been a big help. I look forward to more sessions.

Written by B.R. on Feb 20, 2018 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship, and self esteem

She has been amazing and very attentive.

Written by E.R. on Feb 18, 2018 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship, family, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping, and self esteem

Monica has been fantastic through everything. I've loved the time we had together.

Written by M.A. on Feb 12, 2018 after therapy with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship, parenting, and self esteem

I am not sure how BetterHelp managed to match me so well with Monica, but I couldn't be happier. I have passively searched for someone to talk to for 20 years, and have never made it past the first couple visits.

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