This is Angela Colville's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

Welcome! I am glad you are here. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois and Michigan. I have helped and supported people to cope with and effectively manage anxiety, depression, stress, life changes, aging and grief - improving and maintaining quality of life throughout the life spectrum. My professional experience has been in assisting individuals and families dealing with chronic and terminal illnesses – issues directly related to these situations – and separate issues altogether. I am warm, empathic with a sense of humor. I am an attentive, non-...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW,BCD,CAADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 20

Hello and I’m so glad you are seeking support with your life. I am a Licensed Master Social Worker in Michigan, a Board Certified Diplomat and Certified Addictions Counselor, I have been in human service for over 20 years. I have worked with children age 3 to seniors over 100 years old. I've worked with individuals with a history of abuse/neglect, addiction, anxiety, chronic illness, depression, domestic violence, grief and loss and those spiritually seeking. My therapeutic expertise includes trauma informed care, cognitive behavioral and solution focused interv...

This is Amanda Ciluffo's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,CAADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 19

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 counseli...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

A good place to start is to have someone you can talk with and, over time, develop trust. My name is Alice, and I’m a Master’s level Licensed Clinical Social worker with 20 years experience as a therapist. I have worked with people who come from diverse backgrounds and who are dealing with many different problems. My goal in working together is for you to feel better about yourself and your ability to manage difficult life circumstances. My training and expertise include work with depression, life crises, anxiety, low self-esteem, trauma, grief, relational ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW,CSSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Clinical and Macro-Level Social Worker with a School Social Work certification. I have over 20 years of experience working as a school social worker and therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, with a special focus on educational disabilities, cognitive processing issues, trauma and loss, and ADHD. I am very interested in the mind-body connection and the importance of developing autonomy, self-esteem, and healthy coping skills in order to live a heal...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Thank you for reviewing my profile and considering seeking guidance, to maneuver your way through the life challenges you are facing. It is of utmost importance that the therapist you choose to share your concerns with provides a safe and trusting environment that is void of judgment or negative consequences. If you decide to choose me as your therapist, I can assure you that I will be respectful of your time and invest my time and expertise, to create a beneficial partnership, that leads to addressing your concerns and results in improving your life. Below ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed master of social work (LMSW) counselor with over 40 years experience. I started as an outpatient substance abuse treatment counselor. I then moved to admissions supervisor of a long term residential treatment program. From there I spent many years in middle to upper management (program director, vice president, and president). Even when in management I always kept a small counseling case load which allowed me to stay in touch with clients. In addition to being a social worker I am also a licensed Baptist minister. This combination of experien...

This is Ann Genson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

I believe that a working relationship between a counselor and client should be trusting, honest and possess unconditional positive regard. It is important to be open and honest with each other in order to establish a solid therapeutic relationship. I am comfortable working with clients from a diversity of ages, gender identities, sexualities, cultures or experiences and believe that successful therapy features mutual respect and acceptance. My approach to counseling centers on you, working together to arrive at solutions using a variety of counseling techniques th...

This is Kimberly Smith's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,LPC,MAC
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Greetings! I am a mental health counselor licensed in Florida and Michigan with over 13 years of experience; I have worked in a variety of settings including community health, inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and substance abuse facilities, and corrections. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, addictions, trauma, and LGBT-related issues. I earned my Bachelor's of Arts in History and Psychology at Florida State University as well as my Master's of Arts in Mental Health Counseling and Marri...

This is Wendy Hills's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA Counseling,BA Psychology
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Licensed Professional Counselor (State of Michigan) with more than 10 years of experience providing counseling to help clients support their mental health, reduce their stress, address substance abuse and other behavioral challenges such as Anger, anxiety, procrastination). I have experience working with mood dysregulation, Substance abuse issues and with Traumatic Brain Injury. I utilize a blend of educational, motivational and cognitive-behavioral approaches to build a better understanding of how challenges or problems developed and how these challenges and is...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

Hello, my name is Kari Jordan. I am a Licensed Clinical Master of Social Work in Michigan. I have been working as a clinician, providing therapy services, for three years. I have worked in the field of social services for seven years and have experience with both teens and adults. Some of the areas I have worked include trauma, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, crisis intervention, behavior stabilization, medical integration and behavioral health, substance use disorder, homelessness, LGBTQ+, domestic violence, sexual assault, sexual reactivity, juvenile offenders...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW,LCSW,LPN
Therapy Specialties: Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a clinical therapist and licensed practical nurse. Licensed in Michigan and Kentucky with over 10 years experience working as a clinical therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression anxiety and relationship issues. My therapy style is warm and interactive treating our clients with compassion dignity and respect. My approach combines cognitive behavior, humanistic and psychodynamic. I can also provide hypnotherapy if that is an approach the client would like to explore. I will tailor our dialogue and treatment plan ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

I’m a Licensed Clinical MSW with 30 years experience in private practice with my Licensed Clinical Psychologist husband. I’ve worked with people in a psychiatric hospital, a Veteran’s Administration hospital and Partial Hospital. In these settings, as well as outpatient in my private practice, I’ve worked with most emotional concerns including, of course, depression, anxiety, trust, shame as well as more complex sources of emotional discomfort. My training and supervision has been in interpersonal, psychodynamic and cognitive behavior therapy, but more important...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Michigan-based outpatient therapist who has been in the field since 2018. I work with clients of all ages, who predominantly struggle with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and anger, and I do so from a trauma-informed perspective. I accomplish this by coming alongside my clients as a fellow traveler on the road to wellness. As we explore these and other symptoms together, I assist my clients with developing a personalized array of tools to overcome their mental health challenges. Therapy is only effective as an equal p...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Carron Caldwell is currently pursuing certification in Clinical Hypnotherapist (CH.t) at Clinical Hypnosis Institute (Warren, Michigan). Carron holds a Master’s Degree from Grand Rapids Theological Seminary (Grand Rapids, MI) in counseling. She has a Master’s Degree from Cornerstone University (Grand Rapids, MI) in ministry leadership. She also has a specialization in Couple and Family Counseling from Oakland University (Rochester, MI). Carron holds a Master’s Degree in Christian education from Emmanuel Theological Seminary (Nashville, TN), a bachelor of theol...

This is Julie Rittenhouse's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
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. I also have experience working with 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 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 - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Life is difficult, but it can also be beautiful. Are you struggling to see the beauty of your own existence? Are you overwhelmed with feelings of hopelessness, fear, anxiety? Are you haunted by your past? Are you struggling to change life-long habits and addictions? Having an unbiased person in your life that can support, empathize, and hear your story can be transformative and healing. These are all things I can offer you as a therapist and a human being alongside you on your journey through life. I am here to co-facilitate your healing journey and cater my appro...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, ADHD
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Michigan with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, trauma and abuse, anger management, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Michigan with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & career difficulties. 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!

This is Myra Bauer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Montrose, Michigan (Montrose, MI)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a therapist licensed in both Arkansas and Missouri with over 13 years of experience. My primary approach is CBT, though I will utilize multiple approaches depending on the best fit for the individual. I have worked with clients experiencing multiple issues, inlcuding anxiety, depression, OCD, sleep distress, relational distress and grief. Along with talk therapy, we will set short and long-term goals to work toward along with education on specific thoughts that are contributing to distress. Therapy is focused on you, and your needs, at your pace.

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

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 Montrose 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 Montrose 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 Montrose or elsewhere in Genesee 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 Montrose 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 Montrose 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 Montrose 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 Montrose 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 Montrose, 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 Montrose, 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 48457 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 Montrose:

48457

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.