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Lois McCrone

Clinical therapist offering therapy in MI
Counselor License Type(s): MA, LPC
Stress, AnxietyRelationship issuesGriefSelf esteemDepression
13 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) licensed in Texas and Michigan with over 13 years of experience assisting clients who are struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, grief and loss, relationship and family issues, life change difficulties, and many other concerns. I hold a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology (2009) and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology (2007) from the University of Houston - Clear Lake. I am passionate about my work and believe that counseling is a personal journey that offers the opportunity for growth and change that can lead to clients’ fullest potential and enhanced quality of life. My therapeutic style involves a solution-focused, client-centered approach, while helping clients to set realistic, attainable goals, teaching them necessary coping skills and tools, while guiding them through the process of change, growth, and healing, within a safe nonjudgmental, compassionate environment. It takes courage to reach out for help and I am here ready to guide and support you in this process. I look forward to working with you! Lois McCrone, MA, LPC

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Julie Clark

Clinical therapist offering therapy in MI
Counselor License Type(s): M.A.,LPC,CRC
Stress, AnxietyLGBTSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Julie K. Clark founded Collective Impact Services, LLC in 2015, and serves as the Director of Services as well as provides therapy services. She is a State of Michigan Board Certified CRC, LPC, and MITS. Currently Julie is working through her Development Plan for her CAADC with MCBAP. Ms. Clark started Collective Impact Services, LLC to help others see the depths of possibilities that exist just beneath the surface and to find balance, purpose, contentment and harmony with one’s self. Julie can help through counseling, supervision, training, referrals, and net-working. Julie K. Clark has over 20 + years of experience in the field of counseling. She provides an environment of trust and emotional safety, working toward growth and solution-focused results. Ms. Clark is able to provide professional rehabilitation counseling services, including vocational guidance, physical restoration training & placement to physically and mentally disabled persons. She currently informs the community and general public about resources of vocational rehabilitation services within assigned geographic areas. Ms. Clark provides an innovative approach to treating a variety of mental and emotional concerns for people of all ages. She has worked diligently to establish relationships with community partners. A personal strength is her ability to create innovative programs and partnerships to benefit her consumers. At Collective Impact Services, LLC we believe in providing quality professional counseling services to individuals, couples, and families as well as professionals seeking their full LPC licensure. We commonly see clients struggling with common mental health difficulties and other life problems such as: Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD); Clients Facing Problems Coping with a New or Existing Disability; Depression & Anxiety; Eating Disorders; Employment Needs; General Counseling for Children, Teens, Adults, Couples and Families; Grief, Loss and Life Transitions; Relationship Difficulties/Divorce; Stress Management; Supervision for LLPC’S; Suicide Prevention; Transition to College and Career Success; Understand Yourself, Explore Various Career Options, Learn to Set Meaningful Goals and choose the right education and training path to achieve them; Trauma: including loss of a loved one, Sexual Assault, LGBTQ, Domestic Violence, Family Crisis & PTSD; and Addition Support. All Licenses and Certifications are up to date and in good standing. Collective Impact Service, LLC. is not a crisis center. If you are in need of immediate help please call 911 and/or your local Third Level Crisis Hotline, or go to your nearest emergency department. If you are having suicidal thoughts and live in the U.S., you can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-784-2433. “To ensure that a conflict of interest does not arise with Ms. Clark’s responsibility’s as a Rehabilitation Counselor with the Department of Labor And Economic Opportunity, MRS- Michigan Rehabilitation Services and her self-employment actinides as stated on her supplemental employment approval request, Ms. Clark is not to provide any counseling services to mutual clients and will need to deny services. Thank you for your interest in our services Julie would love to help you or your loved ones. “Dreams Don’t Work Unless You Do!

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Renate Galloway

Clinical therapist offering therapy in MI
Counselor License Type(s): MA, LPC, CAADC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsLGBTRelationship issuesDepression
8 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor from Michigan with over 8 years experience working in outpatient therapy and crisis. I have worked with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, lgbt issues, self-harm, and bariatric patients, and bipolar disorder. I have also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating others with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I have a great sense of humor and I am open to hearing about your quirks. It takes courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you.

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Annie Allen

Clinical therapist offering therapy in MI
Counselor License Type(s): LMSW, ACSW
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
20 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a caring, sensitive, compassionate, and transparent clinical therapist. I have been practicing for approximately 20 plus years in both Medical and Mental Health Services. As a therapist, I provided individuals, couple ( I don't specialized in marriage therapist, but I have a lot of experience in couple counseling), faith based, and group psychotherapy, enabling clients to cope with their chronic depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, fears, sleep disorder, memory loss, grief, and OCD, I also provided support for clients to learn strategies to solve and cope with their unique issues in everyday lives based on their diagnoses and treatment plan focusing on mental, emotional, psychological, and behavioral problems. I have also facilitated an Alzheimer's. Women Support Group, TV and Radio Ministry in the community in various churches, senior centers, and other agencies. I believe all clients have the right to self-determination and be treated with dignity and respect. In addition, I would like to commend you for recognizing your need to talk to a trained professional therapist about various problems you are experiencing. I am here to actively listen, act as a guide, and be a source of support for you. I want you to realize we are partners (team) in this therapeutic relationship, and your experience holds the key to personal growth and development because you are a unique individual. Thank you for having confidence in my ability as a therapist to work on your team to develop and explore your coping strategies that target your current problems or situation. I look forward to working as a team with you.

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Nancy Reali

Clinical therapist offering therapy in MI
Counselor License Type(s): LICDC,LPCCS- Ohio,LPCS- SC
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsFamily conflictsTrauma and abuseDepression
18 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am a Mental Health and Addiction therapist licensed in Ohio , Michigan and South Carolina with over 15 years of experience . I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including addiction, trauma, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, self harm and family counseling. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I have worked with adolescents, those in addiction, and adults. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in humor in treatment as well. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, psychodynamic and dialectal behavioral. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. My hours are 8 am to 4pm Monday through Friday . I have different hours for sessions and those include nights and weekends. Please visit my schedule. I have times and days blocked out for those who need special times like early morning, evenings and weekends. Please ask so I can open an appointment. I am very accommodating to scheduling. My schedule looks full but many times have been blocked to meet the needs of clients. Please ask. It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

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Dr. Jamie Marshall

Clinical therapist offering therapy in MI
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflictsIntimacy-related issuesSelf esteemDepression
25 years of experience as a mental health therapist

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

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Naomi Silverman

Clinical therapist offering therapy in MI
Stress, AnxietyGriefSelf esteemDepressionCoping with life changes
34 years of experience as a mental health therapist

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 courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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Maddison Nowicki

Clinical therapist offering therapy in MI
Stress, AnxietyFamily conflicts
5 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Michigan with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety & family conflicts. 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.

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Jeffrey Douglas

Clinical therapist offering therapy in MI
Stress, AnxietyAddictionsTrauma and abuseDepressionADHD
4 years of experience as a mental health therapist

I am licensed in Michigan with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & depression. 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 sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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Kandace Short

Clinical therapist offering therapy in MI
Stress, AnxietyLGBTFamily conflictsCareer difficultiesDepression
7 years of experience as a mental health therapist

Hello, I’m glad you’re here! I’m Kandace! I am licensed in Michigan with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbtq+ related issues, family conflicts, & 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

How to find a therapist for counseling in Pinckney

Finding the best therapist close by in Pinckney can feel challenging, but know that once you narrow your search for a counselor serving your 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 in Pinckney that work best for you in order to begin your personal journey towards emotional healing with a therapist.

Understanding the type of therapy you'd like to search for is crucial before finding a therapist or psychologist in Pinckney. 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 Pinckney, 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, they are trained to treat individuals and couples counseling, and sometimes children, in any type of therapy in the Pinckney region and in the state of Michigan. Find a therapist under any of these distinctions and know that the sessions they offer can provide a safe place to heal.

A mental health counselor working through their own in-person therapy practice in Pinckney or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships, communication skills, working through life transitions, couples counseling, managing a mood disorder, improving coping skills, self help tips, offer life coaching, family therapy, or change in negative thinking patterns. A therapist may also provide a safe place and validation for clients experiencing emotional pain, or that simply want a psychological assessment. Verified providers 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 Pinckney area in different types of therapy, including:

  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Substance use therapy
  • Couples therapy

When you're ready to start your search and find Pinckney therapists, 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 Pinckney, elsewhere in Livingston, or in the greater state of Michigan.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about therapists and mental health services

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

How does the cost of in-person counseling with a therapist compare to the cost of BetterHelp with a licensed Pinckney 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 Pinckney 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: $150-$500
  • Counseling with therapists: $100-300
  • Therapy with a psychologist: $100

While many psychologists in Pinckney may not take health insurance, some 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 a BetterHelp therapist throughout the state of Michigan you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $65 to $100 per week (billed every four weeks). If you're looking for a therapist, Cincinnati offers a variety of professionals who can help with your mental health needs at a price you can afford.

How is a licensed therapist on this Pinckney online therapy platform verified?

Therapists in Pinckney, 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 clinicians 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 provider. 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 Pinckney psychiatrists to prescribe a drug or medication as treatment, or perform psychological assessments and other psychiatric services.

How does working with a professional counselor in BetterHelp online therapy sessions work?

BetterHelp clinicians treat clients online across the United States (individuals and couples) through life transitions, inner child exploration, long term depression or anxiety, post traumatic stress disorder, and more. An online mental health therapist, including the therapists in Pinckney above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults 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 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 Pinckney helping individuals on topics including managing life transitions, symptoms affecting sexual health, behavioral health, coping skills for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, marriage counseling, and more. 

What mental health issues can psychotherapy address with the help of psychologists?

BetterHelp's verified Pinckney 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:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy - This type of therapy is provided by therapists who are professional counselors, helping clients identify and change negative thought patterns through structured sessions.
  • Behavior therapy - Therapists use behavior therapy techniques to help clients modify harmful behaviors and develop healthier habits, often through the guidance of a professional counselor.
  • EMDR therapy - EMDR therapists assist clients in processing traumatic memories to alleviate emotional distress and improve overall well-being, utilizing the expertise of a professional counselor.
  • Talk therapy - Therapists engage clients in talk therapy to explore their feelings and develop strategies for dealing with various mental health issues, often guided by a professional counselor.
  • Depression - Therapists offer counseling to help individuals manage symptoms of depression and improve their mood and functioning, often working closely with a professional counselor.
  • Anxiety disorders - Therapists specialize in anxiety disorders, offering strategies to manage and reduce anxiety symptoms effectively, often through counseling sessions with a professional counselor.
  • Stress - Therapists provide tools and techniques to help clients cope with stress and improve their mental resilience, frequently under the supervision of a professional counselor.
  • Eating disorders - Therapists experienced in eating disorders offer specialized counseling to address unhealthy eating patterns and body image issues, with the support of a professional counselor.
  • Grief - Therapists provide support and guidance to clients experiencing grief, helping them navigate the stages of loss, often in collaboration with a counselor.
  • Attachment therapy - Therapists use attachment therapy to help clients understand and improve their emotional bonds and relationships, often with the assistance of a counselor.
  • Relationships - Therapists work with clients to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and strengthen their connections with others, often using the skills of a counselor.
  • Children, adolescents, and teens - Therapists specializing in youth therapy address the unique mental health needs of children, adolescents, and teens, often involving a counselor in the process.
  • Addiction (substance abuse) - Therapists offer counseling for addiction, helping clients overcome substance abuse and maintain long-term recovery, often under the guidance of a counselor.
  • Divorce - Therapists support individuals through the emotional and practical challenges of ending a marriage, often working with a psychologist to provide comprehensive care.
  • Trauma or PTSD - Therapists specializing in trauma and PTSD help clients process traumatic experiences and reduce their symptoms, frequently collaborating with a psychologist.
  • Bipolar disorder - Therapists provide counseling to manage the mood swings and challenges associated with bipolar disorder, often in consultation with a psychologist.
  • Psychodynamic treatment - Therapists use psychodynamic treatment to explore unconscious processes and how they affect current behavior, often guided by psychologists.
  • Career counseling - Therapists assist clients in making informed decisions about their professional paths and resolving work-related issues, often with the help of psychologists.
  • Alcohol use disorders - Therapists offer specialized counseling to help clients manage and overcome alcohol use disorders, frequently under the supervision of psychologists.
  • OCD - Therapists provide strategies and support to manage obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms, often via psychotherapy.
  • ADHD - Therapists offer counseling to help clients with ADHD improve focus, organization, and overall functioning, often via psychotherapy.
  • Mood disorders - Therapists work with clients to stabilize and improve mood through various therapeutic approaches, frequently in psychotherapy.
  • Sex addiction
  • Complex trauma
  • Life transitions

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 Pinckney therapy provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. 

How do I know if online counseling is right for my family in Pinckney?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a Pinckney 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 trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

Pinckney therapists 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 Pinckney 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 Pinckney 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 may find you can express yourself through creativity instead of words with a psychotherapist.

With a lot of people in MI, therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of profiles 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 48169 or the surrounding zip codes, consider others available through the BetterHelp site. No matter if you are seeking help from therapists in your area or beyond, online therapy can be a great option.

How should I prepare for my first therapy session with a Pinckney counselor?

Before seeing your Pinckney 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 while offering mental health services. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and learn why you're attending therapy in Pinckney.

Should I find a therapist or psychologist for therapy 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 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 from a therapist. A Pinckney 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 with a Pinckney counselor 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 that a counselor can help with.

Is mental health care and therapy with a therapist worth it?

Therapy with a licensed counselor 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 therapist 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 Pinckney, 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.

Pinckney has many clinicians 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.

Do therapists judge you in therapy sessions during telehealth appointments?

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.

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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 to customer service 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 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:

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