One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ortonville, MI
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,Psychoanalysis,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Coaching
Years of Experience: 22

I am a psychotherapist who is licensed in Marriage and Family Therapy, as well as individual psychotherapy. I am a graduate of Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois), The Family Institute at Northwestern University, and The Institute for Psychoanalysis (Chicago). I have been mentored personally by several of the top Family Therapy theorists in the United States. While obtaining my graduate degrees and certifications at Northwestern, I was awarded with an Honorarium to lecture and teach a 300 student 11 week psychology course at Northwestern because of my e...

One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ortonville, MI
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am a licensed professional counselor with a PhD in psychology from Michigan, I have over 15 years of experience in outpatient therapy. I have worked with people who have a broad range of concerns including depression, anxiety, life change issues, career challenges and changes, grief counseling, educational challenges, and phobias. I have worked with people who experience obsessive-compulsive disorder, anger management issues, relationship issues, body image concerns, and self-esteem issues. I have worked with people who are having difficulty with coping, emotion...

One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ortonville, MI
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D. LP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 48

Hi, I am Dr. Steve Murray, a licensed Clinical Psychologist and licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Michigan. I have a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit. I have worked in the field of mental health for 48 years in various settings (hospital, clinic, group home, school). I have provided therapy to all ages, diverse socioeconomic status, and to individuals with a wide range of mental health issues ranging from stress reactions, adjustment life change issues, mood and anxiety issues, trauma, intellectual concerns, criminal forens...

One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ortonville, MI
Type Of Therapy License(s): Psy.D.
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, my name is Dr. Annette Solomon and I look forward to working with you. Congratulations... you’ve taken the first steps toward improving your mental health and well-being. It takes tremendous strength and courage to ask for assistance and I’m honored to be a part of your process. I am a licensed psychologist with over 18 years of training and professional experience. I’ve always loved working in the helping field, thus, in 2003, I received my doctorate degree in clinical psychology from Wright State University- School of Professional Psychology (SOPP). ...

One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ortonville, MI
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 31

Thank you for reading my counselor profile. I have been a licensed (LPC) and certified (CRC) counselor for about 30 years. I have experience in a variety of rehabilitation and mental health settings. This clinical background has given me the opportunity to assist a diverse group of individuals with many different life issues. Fortunately, I have able to work with both younger and older adults throughout my career. My general counseling style is client centered. The tools I use are drawn from an eclectic group of counseling theories, including Motivational ...

One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ortonville, MI
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ma lpc caadc
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

Hello, My name is Wesley Johnson and I am a licensed professional counselor in the state of Michigan. I am also certified as a therapist. I have 25 plus years of working with people from all cultures. In the past, I have worked with the auto industries as a EAP therapist , private practice and with local agencies to help , individuals and families. I have experience in working with a wide range of concerns and mental health issues, but a few examples are trauma/abuse, ADHD, anxiety/depression, gambling, relationships issues, grief/loss, parenting concerns and li...

One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ortonville, MI
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW,ACSW,Tonya Fleming-Fuller
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Master's Social Worker with over 15 years of clinical experience working with individuals needing support for various life challenges. My therapy is focused on helping clients develop effective coping skills and exploring ways to utilize your inner strengths. My therapy style is welcoming and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with dignity, privacy and flexibility. I applaud you for seeking support - it takes courage to do that! I hope to have an opportunity to meet and work with you.

One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ortonville, MI
Type Of Therapy License(s): SCL,LPC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

My name is Dora Hudson, my pronouns are She/Her/I and I have over 13 years of school and community counseling experience in Michigan schools and community agencies working with teens. So happy to meet you… I am a licensed professional counselor and I have been counseling individuals, and families for many years. My education and training include a master’s degree from University of Detroit Mercy, Master’s Counseling Degree Program as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Services. My experience has allowed me to acquire the counseling and coaching skills need...

One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ortonville, MI
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Welcome! I am a licensed psychotherapist trained at the University of Michigan with 5+ years of experience helping clients with issues such as stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, OCD, depression, relationship issues, & coping with life changes. Psychotherapy can be an excellent way to better understand yourself and deal with emotional/psychological difficulties you may be experiencing. I will work with you to create an open and safe environment where you can share your thoughts and feelings without fear of judgment. I draw on various modalities, such as cognit...

One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ortonville, MI
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 21

I am a warm , encouraging solution oriented therapist. I My expertise is in diagnosing and treatment of mental, behavioral and emotional disorders, including anxiety and depression. I believe a therapeutic relationship is based on trust, good will and respect that is conductive to client commitment and goal achievement.

One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ortonville, MI
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Michigan with 20 years of professional work experience. I am passionate about working with individuals who are struggling and helping them find solutions to their issues. I focus on developing trust and the therapeutic relationship where a client feels safe to make positive changes. My focus is to help people thrive and achieve their goals, while developing areas of strength and resiliency. My experience areas are depression, anxiety, grief, anger, abuse, self-esteem, family, parenting, and faith concerns. I believe in treating everyone with respe...

One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ortonville, MI
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Michigan with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, coping with grief and loss, & 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. 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.

One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ortonville, MI
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
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, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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.

One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ortonville, MI
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Michigan with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & 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. 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.

One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Ortonville, MI
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

Hello and thank you for taking some time in getting to know a bit more about me. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for both my bachelors and masters of Social Work Programs. I have always had a passion for advocating and supporting individuals in reaching their goals. I am licensed in the states of Georgia, Florida and Michigan with over 23 years of professional work experience. I have several years experience in various Social Work settings and topics; children and families, long term care, hospice care, b...

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

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 Ortonville 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 type of therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective counselors which methods they practice.

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

Mental health professionals working through their own 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 Ortonville 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 With A Ortonville Therapist? 

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

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 therapists serving the city of Ortonville and elsewhere throughout the state of Michigan you can expect significantly more affordable options, with counselor 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 Ortonville 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 with a counselor. 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 counselors above and consider which might work for you.

Ortonville 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 therapy. In Ortonville, therapy can be easily to use 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 psychotherapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A psychologist 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 with a licensed counselor 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 Ortonville 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 Ortonville, MI, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of counselors above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a psychologist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby psychotherapist close to 48462 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available 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 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 Around Ortonville Served By BetterHelp Therapists

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

48462

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy with a licensed counselor and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist Taking Ortonville Sessions 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 psychotherapist. 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 psychologist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending therapy 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 counseling. 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 with a counselor.

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 with their counselor. 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 psychologist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Counseling 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 when working with a licensed counselor.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to help you and them regarding 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 as your counselor is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing counselors if you don't feel safe or respected.