I. Therapists in Detroit, MI

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There are no therapists currently located in Detroit, MI. The following therapists are located in MI.

Lisa Draper

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Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Compassion fatigue, ADHD

Tracey Reno

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Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship, Self esteem, Depression, Christian, Family, Trauma and abuse, Older, Grief, Intimacy-related, Eating, Parenting, Career, Conservative counselor, Liberal counselor

Calder Kaufman

  • 12 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Detroit, Michigan
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Areas of focus: ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Child or Adolescent, Family Conflict, OCD, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Sports Performance

Languages: English, Spanish

Treatment Approaches: Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Dialectical (DBT), Family / Marital, Humanistic, Imago, Integrative, Psychodynamic, Psychological Testing and Evaluation, Relational, Somatic, Person-Centered Therapy

State License: Michigan

Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan

  • years of Experience
  • United States
  • Detroit, Michigan
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Areas of focus: Addiction, Grief, Interpersonal Relationships, Life Transitions, Multicultural Issues, Pain Management

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Case Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Crisis Intervention, Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation

Shavon Zellner

  • 7 years of Experience
  • United States
  • Detroit, Michigan
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Areas of focus: Caregiver Stress, Child Abuse and Neglect, Child or Adolescent, Coping Skills, Divorce, Self Esteem, Stress, Suicidal Thoughts

Languages: English

Treatment Approaches: Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Family-Based Treatment (FBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Motivational Interviewing, Music Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Psycho-Educational, Social Support

State License: Michigan

II. The Best Therapists in Detroit, MI

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Online Therapy carefully considered Detroit therapists and counselors using eight key metrics, such as education, availability, and quality of care, to determine the top 15 providers in the area. Choosing a therapist with high marks in these factors offers you the best chance of success.

Choosing the Best Detroit, MI Therapists

Credentials

Detroit offers counselor licensing and marriage and family therapy licenses. By using licensed mental health professionals for your psychotherapy needs, you ensure a high quality of care. All licensed counselors and therapists must obtain a master’s degree, pass a national exam, practice for at least 300 supervised hours in a clinical setting, and spend a minimum of 1,000 hours as a supervised limited licensed counselor/marriage and family therapist.

Accessibility

Be sure to select a therapist with scheduling availability so you can choose convenient appointment times, making it more likely you’ll continue with therapy. Video, phone, and text messaging sessions may be a deciding factor if you’re pressed for time. You’ll have more confidence in your therapist’s suggestions if they have experience treating others with similar diagnoses.

Cost

Therapy can be an affordable option for improving quality of life, and many therapists are willing to work with you on fees. The therapists listed below accept a variety of insurance plans, charge competitive rates, or have sliding scale fees available.

Kim Logan-Nowlin: Ph.D., LPC, BCPC, CCFC, LMFT, ACAC, AAFLP | Best for marriage and couples therapy

Kim J Logan-Nowlin Headshot
313-664-4900
Website

Kim Logan-Nowlin is a top-rated marriage and family therapist serving those in the Detroit area who need help preserving and improving their relationships. She has 35 years of experience in helping to heal emotional wounds and improve relationship communication.

What patients say

“I am so fortunate to have Dr. Kim in my life. She has helped me through major life changes and I am blessed to have found someone I can connect with and trust. She’s very professional and caring. Everything I could ask for in a therapist.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Marital and Premarital
Family Conflict
Relationship Issues
Aetna
Beacon
Behavioral Health Systems
Blue Care Network
BlueCross and BlueShield
ComPsych
Compsych-Comcast Employees
EAP
Magellan
Ulliance
$90-$225 per session Yes Yes

Center for Integrative Psychology: Ph.D., BCN, BCB, LPC0 | Best for neurodevelopmental disorders

Center for Integrative Psychology Headshot
248-626-8889
Website

The Center of Integrative Psychology uses a team of professionals who help treat individuals with unique thinking patterns. Therapists utilize neurofeedback and biofeedback, talk therapy, and a variety of other team-based approaches.

What patients say

“The best in the business. Doc, Norm, and Stephanie work together seamlessly to respectfully and empathically serve their patients with a wide variety of traditional methods, but are also equipped with the most advanced neurofeedback and biofeedback treatments to augment traditional therapy; giving the patient the very best of both worlds.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Depression
Anxiety
ADHD
BlueCross and BlueShield
HAP POS
HAP | Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
MESSA Choices 2
Michigan Education Special Services Association
TRICARE
Initial session $250
Psychotherapy session $150
No Yes

Authentic Living Psychotherapy: LMSW, CST, AASECT-Certified | Best for relationship counseling

Paula Kirsch Headshot
248-767-8411
Website

Paula Kirsh, the leading counselor at Authentic Living Psychotherapy, offers flexible appointments for those seeking assistance with everything from trouble building healthy relationships to pain during sexual intercourse.

What patients say

Paula is highly rated for her affordability, and patients comment that she is flexible and easy to schedule.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Sex Therapy
Relationship Issues
Marital and Premarital
Blue Care Network
BlueCross and BlueShield
$90 fee per session Yes Yes

Lewis Smith: Ph.D., PC | Best for reality-based cognitive therapy

Lewis Wilson Smith Headshot
248-644-2955
Website

Lewis Smith, a licensed psychologist, offers an extensive range of psychotherapy services to Michigan residents. He provides personal coaching nationwide, all available through remote contact services.

What patients say

Doctor Lewis achieves high ratings and is well-known for his reality-based approach to cognitive therapy. Patients praise his availability and ease of access both in the office and by phone.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Traumatic Brain Injury
Depression
Addiction
N/A $250 fee per session No Yes

Justin Kennard: LMSW, Certified IFS Therapist | Best for multicultural clients

Justin Kennard Headshot
347-690-0774
Website

Justin Kennard spent several years working with homeless adults and at-risk youth on the streets of New York City, developing a keen sense of empathy and the ability to provide actionable advice to his patients.

What patients say

Patients appreciate Justin’s down-to-earth approach and sliding scale fee structure that is designed to make mental health care affordable for all patients.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Anxiety
Depression
Relationship Issues
Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional
Blue Cross Blue Shield Trust PPO
Not provided Yes Yes

Loring Therapy, LLC: B.SW, LMSW | Best for depression

Loring Therapy Headshot
313-415-7622
Website

Charity Loring, the founder of Loring Therapy, uses more than a dozen techniques designed to help address mental health disorders and provide patients with the coping skills needed to live a more balanced and happy life.

What patients say

“I highly recommend Loring Therapy. In the short amount of time I have been going, I have realized positive change in my life. Each compassionate and non-judgmental session puts me at ease for future appointments. Thank you Charity. You are very much appreciated.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Relationship Issues
Anger Management
Anxiety or Fears
LGBTQChild or Adolescent
Depression
Divorce
Domestic Abuse
Domestic Violence
Loss or Grief
OCD
Parenting
Spirituality
Trauma and PTSD
Substance Abuse
N/A Not provided No No

Sharon Roesser: LMSW-C | Best for anxiety

Sharon M Yaecker Roesser Headshot
248-509-4379
Website

Sharon Roesser specializes in treating anxiety and related disorders. She has more than 10 years of experience working with patients to find and address the root of their fears, helping them overcome daily stressors and live a more normal life.

What patients say

Patients appreciate the affordable therapy offered in-office and online, along with a limited number of discounted sessions available to those with financial need.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Anxiety
Relationship Issues
Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
Blue Care Network
BlueCross and BlueShield
Cigna
Lyra Health
$100 per 40 minute session
$125 per 55 minute session
Yes Yes

Gail Embery: LLPC, MA | Best for nontraditional healing

Gail Embery Headshot
313-655-7694
Website

As a psychic medium, Gail Embery offers a unique approach to counseling and psychotherapy. She specializes in intuitive healing, grief counseling, and clairvoyance.

What patients say

“Had a nice conversation with Gale. Scheduling was super fast and easy. Her insight was helpful and looking forward to talking with her again.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Life Coaching
Spirituality
Grief
N/A $90 per session Yes Yes

Mark Anderson: Ed.D., LP | Best for adolescents

Mark Anderson Headshot
248-722-1652
Website

As a Licensed Psychologist, Mark Anderson is a highly skilled and trained listener who can help you get to the root of your stress and develop a plan to reduce future difficulties. Mark has more than 14 years of experience working with young people on a variety of challenges from anxiety to ADD and ADHD.

What patients say

“Excellent Psychologist with a pleasant and professional demeanor.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Child or Adolescent
ADHD
Depression
Aetna
Blue Care Network
BlueCross and BlueShield
Cofinity
Medicare
Michigan Education Special Services Association
UnitedHealthcare
$150 fee per session No Yes

Lynn Lombardo: M.A., LLP | Best for body-based psychotherapy

Lynn A Lombardo Headshot
248-809-4540
Website

Lynn Lombardo uses techniques, such as equine therapy and bioenergetic analysis, to help relieve stress and tension through movement. She draws on more than 25 years of experience in human services.

What patients say

“See her at the Canton location, along with Dr. Niemisto (the psychiatrist there). They make a great team. Encourage me to do FMLA and so my anger isn’t getting the best of me at work.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Depression
Anxiety
Eating Disorders
Couples Therapy
BlueCross and BlueShield Initial session: $150 fee per 40-60 minutes
Ongoing session: $110 fee per 40-50 minutes
No Yes

Tammy Lesniak: M.SW, LMSW | Best for self-doubt

Tammy Lesniak Headshot
586-460-2488
Website

Tammy Lesniak is a Licensed Master Social Worker with experience in helping to build self-esteem and confidence so you can leave second-guessing behind. She offers individual therapy for both adults and adolescents.

What patients say

Patients give Tammy high ratings for her warm and inviting manner and her easy appointment scheduling.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Depression
Anxiety
Relationship Issues
Blue Care Network
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
BlueCross and BlueShield
$100 per session Yes Yes

David Klein: ACSW, LMSW | Best for life change

David Klein Headshot
248-496-1937
Website

David Klein offers psychotherapy to people who are tired of falling into the same cycle of bad habits. His positive approach to action planning helps you discard your old habits and make positive and lasting life changes.

What patients say

“Good sense of humor, reliable, been seeing him for 3 years. I can’t speak to the style of therapy he uses without being a professional myself and I suspect it’s tailored to the patient, but he’s fairly down-to-earth. If you push back on something, he can handle it.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Child or Adolescent
Behavioral Issues
Coping Skills
Grief and Loss
Aetna
BCBS/PPO/Medicare PlusBlue PPO/Traditional
BCN-Commerical/Medicare
Beacon
Blue Care Network
BlueCross and BlueShield
Ceridian
Cigna
Cofinity
HAP | Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
Humana
MHN
Magellan
McLaren
McLaren-Medicaid-HeaLth Advantage-Commerical
Medicaid
Medicare
Meridian
Military OneSource
Molina
Priority Health
Priority-Commerical
TRICARE
UHC-Medicaid-Commerical-no straight medicaid
UnitedHealthcare
$65 to $90 per 50-minute session Yes Yes

Charan Bashir: M.A., NCC, LPS | Best for trauma-focused therapy

Charan M Bashir Headshot
586-991-3261
Website

Charan Bashir specializes in treating mental and emotional trauma, and cognitive behavioral therapy is just one of the tools he utilizes to help individuals overcome issues created by trauma.

What patients say

Patients mention the affordable care and nonjudgmental space when working with Charan.

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Depression
Trauma and PTSD
Relationship Issues
Anthem
Beacon
Blue Care Network
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
BlueCross and BlueShield
Humana
Magellan
McLaren
Medicaid
Meridian
Optum
TRICARE
UMR
UnitedHealthcare
University Health Alliance
WPS
Not provided Yes Yes

James Wickersham: LMSW, CAADC | Best for substance use disorders

James Wickersham Headshot
248-931-0016
Website

James Wickersham has specialized training to work with those struggling with substance use disorders and personal experience with the impact substance abuse can have on loved ones. His cognitive behavioral approach helps you alter addictive attitudes and recognize thoughts that lead to incorrect actions.

What patients say

“James isn’t pushy, he’s just a friend you’re sitting and visiting with! You feel like a weight is lifted off your shoulders when you leave there! Plus James has ways to look at a single word, and switch that word around that makes you look at things different.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Depression
Anxiety
Substance Use
BCBSM Mental Health and Substance Abuse (65)
BCN Advantage (Medicare) (36)
BCN Commercial
MA PFFS
Medicare Plus Blue PPO
PPO TRUST
Traditional BCN Commercial
BCBS Traditional
Medicaid
Medicare
HAP
Magellan
Optum Behavioral Health
Cigna Behavioral Health
Mclaren Medicaid
Mclaren Commercial
Mclaren Advantage
Meridian Medicaid
Initial session: $100
Subsequent session: $80 per 45-60 minutes
No Yes

Clifford J. Clark: LLMSW, CSAT-C | Best for sexual addiction

Clifford J. Clark Headshot
248-237-7709
Website

In addition to individual therapy and couples therapy, Clifford hosts several group therapy sessions working with men who struggle with sexual addiction. He has more than 15 years of experience helping to combat addictive behaviors and repair relationships.

What patients say

“Extremely helpful, very patient and a good listener. Observes extremely well and very insightful and attentive to the underlining issues.”

Specializations Insurance Cost Sliding scale Remote services
Marital and Premarital
Sexual Addiction
Men’s Issues
N/A Not provided No No

III. What You Should Know About Detroit Therapy

How are Detroit therapists licensed?

In Detroit, therapy is often provided by those with an LPC or FMT license. The path to licensure typically includes a master’s degree in social work or counseling. After completing a degree program, those seeking a counseling license must complete at least 600 supervised hours of service in a clinical setting and two years of individual practice working under an already licensed counselor. For FMT licenses, therapists must complete 300 clinic hours and 1,000 hours of limited license practice.

How much does therapy cost in Detroit?

Detroit therapists tend to charge between $96 to 134 per session. Session length can vary from about 40 minutes to just over an hour. Initial visit fees may be higher than the cost of repeat appointments. Many therapists accept a variety of insurance options, so the costs may not be entirely out-of-pocket.

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