Melvindale has adopted the slogan “Little City with a Big Heart.” When your heart feels bursting with sadness and fear, life becomes a difficult struggle. Little problems are more frustrating than you thought they would be. Major challenges bring severe emotional distress. Even the good times are hard to enjoy.

You see the chaotic mindset behind your upsetting emotions, but you’re unable to make any changes. Until your mental health improves, you can’t solve the problems you face every day. Talk to a counselor in the Melvindale area to learn how to fill your heart with peace.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 5

I have a passion to help people work through issues and concerns so they can live a healthy and well balanced life. During life transitions, changes and development, one may be presented with many challenges. These challenges may impact us as individuals as well as our family systems, peer groups, school and/or careers. Often times individuals and families can benefit from working with a therapist through these bumps in the road. My experience as a school counselor and licensed professional counselor provide me a unique and comprehensive understanding of the s...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of experience: 17

Hello Welcome to Better Help ! Congratulations you have just made a very important decision in your life and I'm glad that you did. We all have experienced issues, challenges and obstacles in our lives that at times has caused life to become more difficult to manage but with support, guidance and encouragement the path to happiness and success can be achieved and maintained for a lifetime. My name is Latasha Shannon, I am a Master's leveled Social Worker with a Clinical and Macro specialty as well as a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor, I also...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of experience: 10

Greetings! I am a certified counselor who works with clients on issues such as communication, control, relationships with self and others, planning and decision-making, self-esteem, coping with changes, and substance abuse. I'm person-centered in my style . I respect my clients and they determine what topics we cover in therapy and how deeply they want to delve into their issues. No matter who you are or where you've been in life, you are important. Your thoughts, feelings and beliefs are valuable guides in the therapeutic process and I am here to help you and s...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties
Years of experience: 25

Hello! My name is Cecelia Salamone and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor from the State of Michigan. I have a M. A. in Counseling and B.S. in Education with Certification – Secondary and Elementary. I believe it is important to create an accepting, respectful, compassionate, encouraging environment. My approach is to develop a relaxed, empathic, non-judgmental, connection. Sometimes the first step is most challenging. I applaud you for reaching out to BetterHelp for counseling. To help reduce stress, anxiety or other negative emotions, I use Emotional Freedo...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 13

Hello! My name is Tracey and I am a License Professional Counselor with a Master's of Art in Community Counseling. During the past 11 years, I’ve worked with many populations including abused and neglect youth, couples and families, as well as active duty service members and veterans. Over the years, I’ve also worked with hundreds of individuals to resolve concerns related to anxiety, depression, suicidality, varies forms of trauma, grief and loss, problematic sexual behavior in children and youth, domestic and family violence, and relationship and marital concern...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 12

I am a licensed professional counselor and certified addiction and drug counselor in Michigan with over 10 years of experience working as a mental health and addiction counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and addiction. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, person-centered therapy...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 5

"You cant go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending." - CS Lewis My name is Rachel Lefkowitz and I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Michigan (LMSW). I have been practicing for nearly 10 years and have experience in an array of clinical settings, including: behavioral/mental health, care management, addiction, crisis management, child and family counseling, and medical care management. In my approach to counseling, the client is the expert; he or she knows themselves better than anyone else. ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 14

For the past 14 years, I have had the privilege of supporting people on their healing journeys. I specialize in addiction and mental health therapy and have a down to earth approach to the counseling relationship. You are the expert of your own life, and I believe you have all the necessary skills to get where you want to go. My job is to help you get there through empathy, challenging negative thinking patterns, and ultimately accepting and embracing your individualism. If you've ever felt like you're missing something, the instruction manual to life that you ...

Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of experience: 6

I have an undergraduate degree in sociology and a clinical master’s in social work. I have been in this field for 6years. I also specialize in infant mental health, which helps parents strengthen their relationships with young children. I have worked with all ages, from newborn, toddler, youth, teens, adults, and older population. I provide support for individuals coping with trauma, grief, loss, anxiety, adjustment, life transitions and challenges, coping with family issues, parenting skills, and providing CBT- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Motivational Intervie...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 7

I am licensed in Michigan with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 34

I am a licensed masters level Clinical Social Worker in Michigan with 34 years of professional work experience. I have extensive experience in helping clients with stress, anxiety, depression, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence issues. I work well with older adolescents, adults and seniors. 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. I realize that taking the first step to seek a more fulfilling and happier life takes c...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of experience: 7

I am licensed in Michigan with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, anger management, depression, & coping with life changes. I work with my 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.

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
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, depression, coping with addictions, family issues, parenting issues, anger management along with many other life concerns and struggles. I work with my clients 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 can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started yet most important is to be proud of yourself!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 8

I am licensed in Michigan with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & 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, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 22

I am licensed in Michigan with 22 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. 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. Please be aware that I will be checking my messages b...

How To Find Counseling Melvindale

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

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

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

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

While many psychologists in Melvindale 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 Melvindale 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 Melvindale, 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 Melvindale above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Melvindale 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 Melvindale 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 Melvindale 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 Melvindale 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 Melvindale 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 Melvindale, 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 48122 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 Melvindale can be a great option.

How Should I Prepare For My First Therapy Session With A Melvindale 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 Melvindale 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 Melvindale, 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.

Melvindale 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 Melvindale, 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 Melvindale.

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

48122