Detroit is known for its music, particularly rock and roll. Your life can be just like a rockstar. At times, you may feel like you’re rocking and rolling, living on top of the world. The next, you end up crashing, burning out, and you feel like your career is over. 

A counselor can be the manager who isn’t there to mess you over, but instead letting you keep on rocking. Speak to a Detroit-based counselor and see what they can do for you.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW,LMT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 9

Hello and welcome! What a wonderful and courageous step you have made! My name is Jessica Slack, I am a clinical therapist and a licensed master of social work (LMSW) through the state of Michigan. I acquired both my bachelors and masters of social work through the University of Michigan, and have been practicing as a counselor for individuals, couples, and families for the past 8 years. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including personality disorders, mood disorders (including bipolar disorder and depression), anxiety disorders, OCD, ADHD,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LPC-S,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 22

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 20 years of experience working as a psychotherapist and life coach. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, addictions, and Sexual Identity and Sexual Lifestyle choices, including consensual non monogamy . I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I have also worked with Veterans, Active Duty and Retired Military Members and their Families. My counseling style i...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I have a Masters Degree from Eastern Michigan University with a focus on mental health and chemical dependency. For more than 25 years I have been a licensed therapist practicing in the State Of Michigan. I opened my private practice in 2001. My professional journey has allowed me to provide therapeutic services for adults, couples, families, teens and older adults who struggle with mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, chronic and persistent mental health diagnosis and addictions. Your mental health may be challenged due to poor coping, f...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 25

I am a licensed Marriage & Family therapist with 24 years of counseling experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, PTSD, relationship problems, and parenting issues. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, emotion focused therapy, acceptance commitment therapy and family systems therapy. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I look forward to sharing your struggles and helping you find your way to a happier, more fulfilling life. It takes courage to r...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC,CAADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

Most people face challenges in their life and I believe sharing those difficulties with a qualified person can be one of the best ways to overcome any obstacle. Whether the challenge is big or small, mental health therapy can help you find the answers you seek. Often, people just need to be heard and validated for their emotions or they want a sounding board off which to bounce possible decisions. Some might not want to share their thoughts and emotions with another person in their life for fear of being judged. Others may be dealing with issues related to anxiety...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.,M.A.,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 42

My name is Dr. Gloria Cruice. I have been a counselor and psychotherapist for over forty years. I am eager to work with individuals and couples who want to gain a better understanding of themselves and their relationships with others. I have an M.A. in marriage counseling from the University of Detroit and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy. I am currently licensed as a marital and family therapist in Michigan. I have always admired my clients’ courage and openness as they invite me into their worlds and I believe that counse...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 10

I am a licensed clinical social worker-LMSW in Michigan with ten years experience in dealing with depression, stress and anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, self-esteem, coping with life changes, parenting issues, and ADHD. I provide a non judgmental atmosphere where the client is empowered to use their disclosed or hidden potential, and successes in life to reach their goals. I believe every client has untapped strength to reach his/her potential, and am eager to lead them to their path of discovery. I use the clinical approaches of client cente...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a fully licensed Master-level social worker with over 10 years of experience working with children and families in the human services and school settings. I have a degree in Social Work with a focus on family systems, sociology and human sexuality. Throughout my career I have worked with people of various backgrounds and with a variety of needs. My approach in working with individuals is a nurturing, kind, yet open and direct style. I believe that techniques that work for one person will not work for every person and that we grow by making mistakes and ow...

This is Maureen Smith's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, MS, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 15

Hi! I’m Maureen and I love being a Counselor! My style of service is calm and comfortable talk therapy. I believe in mutual respect, being real, showing compassion, and having unconditional positive regard for everyone. I strive to develop a strong and healthy working relationship with my client. I am a counselor and instructor in the Counseling and Student Development division at a Community College, and I also teach for a University in the Early Childhood Studies and Psychology programs. I’ve been with both for over 16 years. I previously worked for the Head St...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I have an undergraduate degree in social work and a clinical master's in social work. I also specialize in infant mental health issues. I have worked with all ages, from newborn, toddler, youth, teens, adults and older population. Providing support for individuals coping with trauma, grief and loss, anxiety, adjustment, life transitions and challenges. Coping with family issues, parenting skills and providing CBT- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, TFCBT- Trauma Focused Behavioral Therapy, DBT- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, IMH-Infant Mental Health supports, Motivat...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LMSW) in the state of Michigan with over 20 years’ experience as a psychotherapist. My therapeutic model focuses on restoring hope, promoting growth, and building upon the strengths of the client. My goal as a therapist is to provide support and practical feedback to help with those unresolved past and current concerns/problems while gaining more confidence, courage, and satisfaction out of life. Through counseling I am dedicated to help clients find their own inner strength and resolve life difficult journeys, so ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, I'm looking forward to being there for you, as you embark on the journey of therapy and well-being. I am a fully licensed Clinical Social Worker. For more than 20 years I have had the pleasure of providing individuals and families with counseling as they navigated life challenges such as: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Self Esteem Concerns, Anger Issues, Grief and Loss, Life Changes, Young Adult Issues, Women Issues and Self Care. My counseling style is empathetic, mindful and client centered. I believe in treating everyone with respect and dignity, b...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am a licensed master social worker (LMSW) in Michigan with experience providing therapy and counseling in both mental health and school settings. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues, family issues, parenting problems, and body image issues. My therapy style is characterized by a warm, close working partnership between myself and my clients. My approach combines psychodynamic, client-centered and cognitive-behavioral therapies. We will work together to tailor your treatment plan to meet your...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Michigan with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Michigan with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & coping with grief and loss. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Therapy Specialties: LGBT, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 6

Hi, thanks for stopping by - here is a little about me: I am a Clinical Social Worker independently licensed in the state of 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 si...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 8

I am licensed in Michigan with over 7 years of professional work experience in the community and over 20 years working with teens. I have experience in helping teens and adults with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & parenting issues. For the past 5 years, my husband and I teach classes weekly surrounding the topic of marriage and relationships. I have been speaking at conferences and workshops on the topics of marriage and relationships for over 8 years. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will ta...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 24

I am licensed in Michigan with 24 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, coping with grief and loss, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Michigan with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Detroit, Michigan (Detroit, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Michigan and Florida with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Detroit?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Detroit area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Detroit and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Detroit or elsewhere in Wayne or the state of Michigan.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Detroit therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Detroit due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists 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 therapists serving the city of Detroit and elsewhere throughout the state of Michigan you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Detroit to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Detroit, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

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 they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a 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 San Jose 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 can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Detroit, MI, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 48288 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

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

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

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

Emergency Situations

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:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Detroit:

48201, 48202, 48203, 48204, 48205, 48206, 48207, 48208, 48209, 48210, 48211, 48212, 48213, 48214, 48215, 48216, 48217, 48219, 48221, 48222, 48223, 48224, 48226, 48227, 48228, 48231, 48232, 48233, 48234, 48235, 48238, 48239, 48243, 48244, 48255, 48260, 48264, 48265, 48266, 48267, 48268, 48269, 48272, 48275, 48277, 48278, 48279, 48288

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. 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 why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists 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 advice. A therapist 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 Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.