Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of experience: 11

Hello! My name is Rob Beckett. I am a professional counselor (LPC) and School Counselor (NT) licensed in the stated of Michigan with well over a decade of clinical experience. I graduated from Cornerstone University with a double major in Psychology and Family Studies. I completed my Master’s Degree in Professional and School Counseling at Central Michigan University in 2008. My professional experience includes working with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety and OCD, partner/marital issues, intimacy and sex-related issues, ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 40

Hi! I have been in various work places as a Social Worker for 40 years and I retired, but wish to do this part time. Firstly, I realize it can be scary reaching out to a counselor if one has not done so. It is important that people feel safe and listened to as they share their life experiences. I love meeting people and assisting with the concerns they bring to the table. My style of work is overall eclectic but I mainly use Cognitive/ Behavioral techniques and Reality Therapy. I throw in many other techniques as needed. I have worked with children in a s...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 10

Hello, and welcome! I’m glad you are here. My name is Kim, and I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Michigan. I have been on the social work scene for 20 years, after a short career in the nursing field, and graduated with an MSW degree in 2002 from Grand Valley State University. I have a wide and varied background, from working in geriatrics in a health care setting to crisis counseling with high risk clients. For the last 5 years, I have been working with limited license social workers in a supervisory role as they work toward full li...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of experience: 30

My name is Janice Harbin, I have worked in the mental health field for over 30 years. I started to work with adolescents and children. I have worked with adults for the past 10 years primarily. I have worked in mental health outpatient settings that have referred to psychiatric services as needed. I have worked with addicts of all kinds in the past 10 years, and was part of a drug court treatment team for 3 of those years. I have a Certified Advanced Addiction Drug Counselor Certification for 8 years. I see the addiction as the symptom and seek to see the ...

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

Robert (Doug) Chalmers, MA, LPC, NCC Doug Chalmers obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Eastern Michigan University on April 28, 1990, and his Master of Arts – Counseling Degree from Oakland University on August 20, 2011. Doug is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and has also received his National Certified Counselor (NCC) Credential from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). Doug's work experience includes work as a Behavioral Health Specialist for a large medical practice, where he engaged in individual counseling in...

Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 13

My name is Kari Wright and I have been a licensed social worker for 13 years. First, let me say thank you for looking at my profile and also say congrats for the courage you have demonstrated in seeking support. As a clinician, my goal is to walk alongside you as you share your life. I seek to provide a safe space so that you can begin to feel better. Formally, I tend to use cognitive behavior therapy, motivational interviewing, and EMDR. I have extensive experience with grief, loss, depression, and trauma, but also willing to explore any topic. I am comforta...

Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 7

I am a MA, LPCC, and LADC. My diverse training through the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies, as well as training through the Mayo Clinic has enriched my understanding of holistic wellness. Additionally, I have experience in a wide variety of treatment environments with diverse clientele and understand that treatment is most effective when care is tailored with respect for the individual. To create this tailored therapeutic approach, I use an eclectic process which draws on cognitive, mindfulness based, narrative, and solution focused thera...

Specialties: LGBT, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 6

Hi, thanks for stopping by - here is a little about me: I am a Clinical Social Worker independently licensed in the states of Washington and Michigan. I have six years of clinical work experience and ten years of professional work experience. The majority of my practice has focused on helping clients with LGBT identity-related challenges, Veteran and military service, coping with life changes, & executive and professional coaching. My goal is to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the ...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of experience: 24

I am a licensed therapist in Michigan with over 20 years of professional work experience. My work experience includes helping others with stress, anxiety, grief and loss, depression, and self-esteem. I use eclectic therapy approaches to specifically address the problem area. 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. I have an extensive histor...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of experience: 8

Welcome! My name is Jassmyne and I am a licensed therapist located in Michigan with 8 years of practice working as a psychotherapist and social worker. My experience ranges from empowering clients to learn how to cope with stress and anxiety, navigating relationship issues, unpacking trauma and abuse, as well as improving motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. When working together, my focus is on creating a comfortable environment for you to express your truth without fear while holding space for you to explore it. My approach combines various modes of therapy...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of experience: 24

I am licensed in Michigan (LPC & LMSW), Connecticut (LPC), Virginia (LPC), Texas (LPC), South Carolina (LPC Telehealth), and Florida (LMHC-Telehealth) with over 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happi...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of experience: 20

I am licensed in Michigan and Alabama with 19 years of licensed professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with depression, stress and anxiety, LGBTQQIA2SFAGPBDSM - related issues, coping with grief and loss, parenting and male issues and many other issues. 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. You are the only expert on you an...

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

I am licensed in Michigan with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, anger management, 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. I am here to help you help yourself. 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: 3

I am licensed in Michigan with 3 years of direct therapy experience and 15 years of social work experience providing support to others in need. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, self esteem, and confidence, life changes, aging and caregiver concerns & depression. 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!

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of experience: 12

I am licensed in Michigan with 12 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, anger management, & depression. I am a licensed and ordained pastor in the Missionary Church denomination. I believe in the authority of scripture and believe that God's word gives us everything we need to find spiritual and mental peace and health. I use counseling techniques to help communicate those truths and bring your life in line with traditional scriptural Christian beliefs. It takes courage to take the ...

How To Find Counseling Saline

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

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

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

While many psychologists in Saline 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 Saline 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 Saline, 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 Saline above, can work with young adults, children, adolescents, and adults in or around Saline 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 Saline 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 Saline 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 Saline 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 Saline 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 Saline, 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 48176 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 Saline can be a great option.

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

Saline 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 Saline, 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 Saline.

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

48176