Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief
Years of experience: 18

I have been fortunate to work with people in all stages across the life-span, as a counselor and life coach for 20 years. I have a B.A. in Early Childhood Education from Western Michigan University and have taught at the preschool and early elementary level. I also have training as a birth and postpartum doula. My M.A., also through WMU, is in Community Agency Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Michigan and Arizona. I was fortunate to offer counseling for elderly residents of long-term care ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse
Years of experience: 15

(NOTE: Right now I am only accepting new clients that either can schedule during day time hours OR are text only clients) My name is Valerie Glass. I have worked as a therapist in a variety of settings for nearly 20 years. I currently hold a doctorate in marriage and family therapy and also work teaching students who are studying to become therapists. I have extensive experience working with clients who are experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, relationship issues, and family issues. In addition, I specialize in LGBTQ clients and women's issues. ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 15

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Michigan with over 15 years of experience. My counseling techniques are rooted in the Humanistic tradition. My focus is on you, my client. I am committed to being genuine and empathic as we explore your unique path. I will encourage the examination of what has led you to counseling and foster in you the empowerment to change your beliefs that may be inhibiting your happiness. I will view you with unconditional self worth and value regardless of your condition, past behaviors, or feelings. I will communicate clearly and o...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of experience: 4

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 4 years of experience working with clients of diverse backgrounds. I have experience working with many different areas of concern including: anxiety, depression, personality disorders, post-traumatic stress, social anxiety, eating disorders, phobias, stress management, anger management, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, career counseling, substance abuse, academic problems, relationships, intimate partner violence, trauma, and grief. I am passionate about helping others reach their full potential by unlocki...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of experience: 10

Welcome. Since you are here looking at profiles, I would guess you are struggling with some area of your life. I’m glad you are here and this is a BRAVE thing you are doing. A little about me and how I can help. My name is Jessica Beane and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC) in Michigan. I earned a BA at Wayne State University (2004) in psychology and a minor in sociology. I obtained my MS from University of Phoenix (2014) in Mental Health Counseling. I have over 10 years experience working i...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 17

Hello! My name is Jennifer Alder, LMSW. I have a BA Degree in Psychology and a Masters in Social Work. I have been a fully licensed social worker for over 7 years and practice out of the state of Michigan. I have enjoyed working in the mental health field for 15+ years in numerous capacities. I have successfully worked with all ages from birth-end of life assisting with many difficult transitions, challenges, and uncomfortable moments with those I have had the pleasure to work with. I regularly receive feedback about my sincere presentation and how I speak t...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of experience: 24

Hello. My name is Monica Duncan and I have been a licensed clinical social worker for over 20 years. I understand that it takes courage to engage in a therapeutic experience. So, kudos to you for taking time to invest in yourself, your family and/or other relationships. Each session is designed to affirm your courage and is customized to support you in the achievement of your goals. I utilize strategies and tools that identify your strengths and optimizes your personal growth. My approach is to foster a process that is safe, non-judgmental, empathetic and solutio...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 16

Welcome! My name is Heather Sheidler and I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Michigan. I have over 13 years experience working in the mental health field. I have worked in a variety of settings including residential and outpatient/community mental health agencies. I have the most experience working with anxiety, family/relationship conflicts, life transitions, and complex trauma/abuse. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, and mood/anger management. I have...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 7

Welcome! My name is Margaret Millhench. I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Michigan for seven years. I have worked with college students and clients on a part-time basis from home. The presenting issues have included anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, career difficulties, relationship struggles and life changes to name a few. I also helped many women experiencing domestic violence and sexual assault. My counseling style is humanistic and person centered with a holistic approach using the body with the mind. Emotional blocks are h...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of experience: 4

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Michigan with 4 years of professional work experience in Therapeutic services. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & trauma and abuse. I worked 5 years at an inpatient substance abuse rehabilitation center and worked 1 year at community mental health. While working for CMH I decided that I wanted to work with clients in more of a long term setting and began working in a private practice and built my case load during the pandemic. I work with my clients to c...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Bipolar disorder
Years of experience: 13

I am licensed in Michigan with 13 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & family conflicts. I also have experience working with bipolar disorder. 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 8

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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process. I am licensed in Michigan with 21 years of experience in mental health services, the last 7 providing therapy. I have experience in helping clients with a range of mood disorders, anxiety, trauma and abuse, and anger management. I am also a certified alcohol and drug counselor to assi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 10

I am licensed in Michigan with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem and confidence issues, and 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues
Years of experience: 6

Unlock the door to a brighter tomorrow—start your journey of transformation and healing with a guide who listens, understands, and walks beside you every step of the way. Let's start a journey together where you can heal and grow stronger. I'm here to listen and help people from all kinds of backgrounds deal with life's ups and downs. Since 2011, I've been helping kids, teens, adults, and families overcome challenges like trauma, stress, big life changes, anxiety, and more. Think of our therapy sessions as a safe place where you can share anything that's on your...

Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of experience: 30

I am a Licensed Master Social Worker in Michigan with over 30 years of experience working as a child and family counselor, Special Education Social Worker, Behavioral Intervention Specialist, and life coach. I have worked with clientele with a wide range of concerns including, early childhood trauma leading to: relationship challenges, abandonment and attachment issues, as well as anxiety, depression, fear/guilt. marital issues/concerns, and issues relating to substance use. My experience has also centered around clientele living with OCD, AD/HD, Autism Spect...

How To Find Counseling Manchester

Finding the best therapist close by in Manchester can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor near the Manchester 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 Manchester. 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 Manchester, 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, these professionals 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 Manchester 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 Manchester counselors 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 Manchester area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT in Manchester
  • DBT in Manchester
  • Substance use therapy in Manchester
  • Couples therapy in Manchester

When you're ready to start your search and find therapists in Manchester, 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 Manchester, elsewhere in Washtenaw, 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 Manchester area can be found below:

How Does The Cost Of In-Person Counseling Compare To The Cost Of BetterHelp With A Licensed Manchester 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 Manchester 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 in Manchester: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists in Manchester: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist in Manchester: $100
  • Therapy in Manchester: $80

While many psychologists in Manchester may not take health insurance, some counselors 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 counselors serving the city of Manchester 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).

How Is A Licensed Therapist On This Online Therapy Platform Verified?

Therapists in Manchester, 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 professionals 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 counselor. 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 counselors 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 Manchester above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Manchester 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 to meet with one of these counselors 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 Manchester 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 Manchester 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 Manchester therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available counselors above and consider which might work for you.

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 also professionals 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 Manchester counselor 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 almost one million people in Manchester, MI, providers may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors 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 48158 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 in Manchester can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Manchester 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, Counselor, 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 counselors and 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 Manchester 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 Manchester, 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.

Manchester has many professionals 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. In Manchester, therapy can be easy to use and a click away. 

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 with a counselor 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:

A woman meets with a therapist online in her home city of Manchester.

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

48158