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Paige Henry

Offering therapy in MI
License: LMSW
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
10 years of experience

Hi, I'm Paige Henry. I am a licensed clinical social worker in Michigan. I earned my BSW at Eastern Michigan University and my MSW at the University of Michigan. Since then I have gained experience within a variety of settings from psychiatric hospitals and residential treatment, to community organizations and private practice. I've worked on a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, and relationship issues. I pull from a variety of treatment modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy. I use a client centered and strengths based approach. My goal is to restore hope and confidence in your life as you navigate through its challenges. So whether you've just hit a rough patch or you are battling a more serious ongoing mental health issue, I am excited to start this journey with you. I am so happy that you have taken this first step towards your goals, it takes a lot of courage and strength. I like to keep open communication with my clients so that I can ensure your needs and goals are best met. I extend a positive regard towards all of my clients and believe this is a critical part in best supporting those I work with. It would be my pleasure to support you through this journey!

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Amanda Ciluffo

Offering therapy in MI
License: LPC,CAADC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
21 years of experience

Counseling: I have been a licensed counselor since 2001 (Lic # 640 100 8390). Some of my counseling work experience includes a private practice, private non-profit substance abuse clinic, an adolescent residential facility, a private inpatient addiction recovery center for adults, a private nonprofit community clinic, the Ionia County Health Department, and Michigan Department of Corrections. I specialize in addiction, mood disorders like depression and anxiety, and Trauma/PTSD work. I offer DBT informed treatment at this time. I have an eclectic counseling style leaning towards CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) which says if you change your thoughts you can change your emotions. It is a simple, but powerful, idea that helps us to manage emotions better and change negative thought patterns. I have served three years as an AmeriCorps/AmeriCorps*VISTA member; working within my community (Ionia and Montcalm Counties) to fight poverty by helping people access benefits and resources. (Think of the Peace Corps, but locally). If you, or someone you care about, is struggling with mental health or addiction issues I can help. If someone you DON'T care about is struggling I can still help them. I accept most insurances, including BCBS and Meridian, as well as private pay. I can work with anyone, but I prefer working with patients ages ten and up. Disclaimer: I am currently unable to accept patients who are employed by MDOC or currently involved within the MDOC system, either on probation or parole. Consulting In my role as a counselor I am often an educator, to patients and to colleagues. I am offering consultation, and eventually clinical supervision, to mental health professionals or professionals in training. I hope to be able to consult individually, in groups, and eventually provide workshops on important mental health topics to groups or employers. This is all still a newly hatched work in progress, so please message or call me if you have a need. If I can’t help I will help you find the person who can!

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Meghan Tafel

Offering therapy in MI
License: LCSW
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseGriefDepression
13 years of experience

Hello! My name is Meghan Tafel, and I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the state of Michigan. I earned my Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan in 2000. Since then, I have worked in various capacities throughout my career, including therapist, educator, school counselor and victim advocate in the court system, and mother. Each of these opportunities have provided me with a broad spectrum of experience working with various clients. I have extensive experience working with clients effected by physical and sexual abuse, domestic violence, and those that have been victims of other violent crimes. I have experience with concerns relating to anxiety, ADHD, behavioral concerns, depression, family conflict, grief and loss, obsessions and compulsions, peer relationships, self-esteem, and trauma. In my work with clients, I utilize an eclectic style of practice, which means, I will work to find the strategies that work best for you. Most of the time, I tend to incorporate psychodynamic, strength-based, cognitive-behavioral, and solution-focused therapy strategies in my work with clients. Finally, and perhaps most importantly, I am passionate about helping people. I love seeing how people can grow from challenging experiences, and, I absolutely love being a part of that process. I would be honored to help you become a healthier and happier person!

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Andrea Maxwell

Offering therapy in MI
License: MA,LPC
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseParenting issuesAnger management
3 years of experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Michigan with over 5 years of experience working as a counselor and my expertise is related to working with youth and family's experiencing hardships; trauma; depression; anxiety; post-traumatic stress; addiction; etc. I have experience working with all ages. My therapeutic lens is person centered, and believe that my clients are the experts in their lives, while I work with you to facilitate self-discovery, self-acceptance and provide a means toward healing and positive growth. I may also draw on different treatment modalities to guide clients in identifying strengths and developing treatment plans that accomplish their goals. My goal is to assist my clients in working towards fulfilling their goals and regaining a new perspective on life.

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Kimberly Stapert

Offering therapy in MI
License: MSW,LCSW
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
10 years of experience

Welcome! Whether you are struggling with a temporary setback, or an ongoing problem, I can assist you. There is HOPE. It is my belief that, as human beings, we all face life challenges, be they relational, personal, emotional, spiritual, or physical, and our mental health affects how we respond to these challenges. I offer individual, couples, and family counseling for youth (age 10+) and adults. Together, we will discover new meaning in your experiences, while identifying opportunities for healing and growth. Therapy varies in length of time depending on your unique story, worldview, personality and needs. Establishing relationship is critical to successful therapeutic outcomes. My style of work with clients is interactive, collaborative, direct, and reflective of my focus on the transforming power of relationships. You will be an active participant in the therapeutic process. My theoretical approach is eclectic, solution oriented, and strength based. I believe that engaging in the process of psychotherapy with clients is a great honor. I value establishing a safe, honest, and trusting therapeutic relationship. If you are in need of a seasoned, genuine, non-judgmental, and respectful counselor, who seeks to empower you to overcome your challenges and transform your life, please contact me.

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Tiffany Washington

Offering therapy in MI
License: LMSW,CAADC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsRelationship issuesSelf esteemCareer difficulties
19 years of experience

Welcome and thank you for visiting my profile! If you are tired of old toxic patterns impacting your growth, life and overall mood and want clarity and resources you’ve come to the right page! My name is Tiffany Washington, and I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Career Strategist who has prided myself on creating an environment in which my clients feel safe to explore what they might perceive as unsafe topics, uncomfortable events and experiences. I received my Bachelor of Social Work Degree from Marygrove College in Detroit Michigan and a Masters of Social Work Degree from Wayne State University. I have been a fully licensed Social Worker with the State of Michigan since 2011. I have been in the field of Social Work for 18 years and my specialties include Career Strategy / Transitions and Substance Abuse. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including health and wellness, women's issues, depression, anxiety, relationships challenges, and stress management. Over the years, a lot of my work has centered around motivating people to navigate hard decisions. I also specialize in Life Management skills programming with people who are transitioning out of or into different stages of life and need a fresh start. My counseling style is solution based, strengths driven, and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and empathy. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness approach, motivational interviewing. Your sessions will be a unique experience to you and will be designed with your goals at the core. My passion is to work with individuals who need support and advocacy while they address areas in their lives they want to improve, change and/or develop. My primary goal is to help facilitate an environment where people feel safe to explore their hopes, dreams and ultimately themselves. I look forward to working with you!

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Stephanie Basilias

Offering therapy in MI
LGBTCoping with life changesCoachingCompassion fatigue
6 years of experience

Hi, thanks for stopping by - here is a little about me: I am a Clinical Social Worker independently licensed in the states of Washington and Michigan. I have six years of clinical work experience and ten years of professional work experience. The majority of my practice has focused on helping clients with LGBT identity-related challenges, Veteran and military service, coping with life changes, & executive and professional coaching. My goal is to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy requires courage, and I am proud of you for getting started! Regarding my limited scheduling availability: I work full time, am a Mommy, Wife and have a few fur babies. I wanted to sign up to be a therapist through BetterHelp in order to help mitigate the national mental health care shortage. I wish I could offer more availability, however, that is my fullest capacity at this point in time. If our schedules align and you’d like to set an appointment, I’ll look forward to meeting with you. Thank you!

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Brooke Cooper

Offering therapy in MI
Stress, AnxietyAnger managementBipolar disorderDepression
9 years of experience

I am fully licensed in Massachusetts & Michigan with 9 years as an independent social worker. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, anger management, and a host of underlying conditions. I work with clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process, I hope you will join me. I tend to have more availability on weekends, but often have availability weeknights as well. If you have a request for a specific time not listed, I will try to work with you to find something that works. Please ask.

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Sarah Feeley

Offering therapy in MI
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseAnger managementSelf esteem
6 years of experience

Congratulations on making it this far! You have already taken the first steps to make a change, and I’m proud of you. My intent as your therapist is to provide a nonjudgemental and optimistic safe space. The plan is to work together on identifying and addressing your mental health concerns. I will meet you where you are at in your journey, and build from there. Life can be overwhelmingly difficult, and can sometimes even feel impossible to manage. We will work together to navigate these feelings, increase coping skills, and reduce symptoms utilizing a person-centered, and strengths-based perspective. I am licensed in Michigan, and attended Wayne State University in Detroit for both my undergraduate and graduate degrees in social work. I have 6 years of professional experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, self-esteem, trauma and abuse, anger management, emotional dysregulation, & parenting issues. If you are struggling with any of these, I may be the right fit for you. I utilize an eclectic approach including aspects of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT), & motivational interviewing. I also provide clients with resources and tools as we continue with your journey, as my ultimate goal as your therapist is to help you help yourself.

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Devon Roach

Offering therapy in MI
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
3 years of experience

I am a master's level therapist currently working in the field of addiction. I have been working in clinical therapy since 2020 working with a wide variety of individuals in many settings from private practice, outpatient clinics, and currently in a rehabilitation center for addiction. I conduct individual, family, and group therapy sessions. My approach is compassionate in nature. I meet people where they are and review with them, with a collaborative approach, to make lasting change. I currently incorporate cognitive behavioral therapy, humanistic, and mindfulness strategies. If you're reading this, you've already taken a huge step. It takes a lot of courage to ask for support, I commend you, truly. You're ready to take the next step, you wouldn't be here if you weren't. Thank you for your time and I look forward to our meeting.

How to find counseling in Carson City

Finding the best therapist close by in Carson City can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your area, you can find a therapist in your city that is accepting new clients and fits your goals. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, marriage, family issues, or other emotional challenges, feel proud that you have begun your search to find the mental health care services that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Carson City. Perhaps you're interested in narrowing your search for a psychotherapist that can offer psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), talk therapy, provide group therapy, marriage and family therapy for individuals or couples, or couples therapy. Each type of therapy can offer various benefits and address or treat different disorders. If you're still unsure or are new to counseling in Carson City, feel free to contact the provider via email to find out which methods they practice.

It is also important to understand that mental health professionals in the United States are accredited to provide care, helping individuals and couples, with a variety of licenses. These include licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), and clinical psychologist or doctor of psychology (PsyD). Regardless of their licensure, they are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

Mental health professionals working through their own in- person therapy practice in Carson City or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, or change in negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain. Verified providers can provide licensed marriage and couples therapy, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

There are all kinds of therapists working with clients today across the United States and in the greater Carson City area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists, have in mind what type of therapy you'd like your provider to be most experienced with and choose an experienced provider with a practice located near you in the city of Carson City, elsewhere in Montcalm, or in the greater state of Michigan.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp serving the Carson City area can be found below:

How does the cost of in-person counseling compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Carson City therapist?

The average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Carson City due to a higher cost of living. The price also depends on the type of provider you are looking for. See the following average prices for various mental health providers without insurance:

  • Counseling with a psychiatrist: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Carson City may not take health insurance, some in the state of Michigan may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp or clinicians throughout the state of Michigan you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks).

How is a licensed therapist on this online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Carson City, Michigan working on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited as a doctor of psychology (PhD / PsyD), licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT), licensed clinical social worker (LCSW / LICSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of these psychology clinicians have a Masters Degree or a Doctorate Degree in their field of psychology sciences, and follow the APA Code of Ethics. They have been qualified and certified by their state's professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice with a patient, and extensive experience in a healthcare clinic or treatment centers, in order to become a mental health provider. While their lived experience, expertise, careers, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 1,000 hours of hands-on experience with adult and sometimes teen patients, and have the necessary therapist credentials to provide a safe space for long lasting emotional healing in therapy. 

Please note BetterHelp does not offer or provide care from psychiatrists to prescribe a drug as treatment, or perform psychological assessments.

How does working with a counselor in BetterHelp online therapy sessions work?

BetterHelp clinicians treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, and more. An online mental health professional, including the therapists in Carson City above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults virtually as an accredited licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) or licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). You do not have to commute to a an office as a psychotherapy client.

Through BetterHelp therapy, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat therapy sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, use the in app journaling feature, and receive worksheets. You'll also find support groups or group therapy lead by a therapist in Carson City helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety or depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address?

BetterHelp's verified Carson City therapists specialize and have clinical experience in a wide range of mental health issues and modalities, helping clients to feel better and improve their lives every day. See below for examples.

Specialties on BetterHelp include:

You may also be struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy or with a sex therapist. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists or licensed marriage family therapists (LMFT) who work with clients in relationships. You can also try a Carson City therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

How do I know if online counseling is right for my family?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but you may feel that they may lack the skills to provide objective guidance. Counselors are trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist in your city can support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health, life concerns, or healing needs. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another good benefit of therapy is having an understanding, safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A Carson City therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With a lot of people in MI, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles above and others within BetterHelp's team, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching to find a a nearby psychotherapist close to 48811 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Carson City counselor?

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading to understand the therapy process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your psychotherapist, any emotional pain you may feel, and the ways in which you hope to improve. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist if I feel fine? 

Some simply don't feel the need to see a psychologist. However, some people may avoid attending therapy due to stigma or preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although psychologists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general feedback and advice. A Carson City licensed clinical social worker may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is mental health care and therapy worth it? 

Therapy is effective and has the power to change individuals' lives. Each client is at a different stage of their emotional healing journey in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, skills, and goals. A psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities to help you feel your best and put you on the path to healing. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, a mental health professional has an understanding of various disorders like ADHD and depression with many hours of experience in treating adults in their practice. For this reason, seeing an evidence based psychologist in Carson City, Michigan can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy services each year, showing it's a popular option and is proven to be effective.

Carson City has many clinicians who practice person or client-centered individual therapy in-person and through online therapy to assist clients in their healing journey. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with providers all over the United States and change therapists easily at any time. Many people struggling with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, body image issues, and more find therapists that are a good fit for them, feel supported, and gain further insight into their lives through internet-based therapy.

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions?

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding ethical concerns. Mental health professionals are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. If you are concerned about sharing details about yourself, feel free to withhold personal information. Their job in the therapeutic relationship is to create a safe place, help you gain a deeper understanding of your mental health, and support you. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.

Stay up to date with the leading online counseling platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and Facebook. For mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time today to learn more about the team of therapists at BetterHelp to understand the services available to you clearly. If you are new to therapy or have any questions about the services and terms, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online therapy, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched within 24 to 48 hours.

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

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