New Perspective Counseling is a therapy practice located in Highland and Ferndale, MI. Children, teenagers, young adults, and adults are invited to work on their mental health, including couples, parents, and families. The therapists at New Perspective Counseling specialize in helping reduce the negative impacts of anxiety, depression, or trauma on clients’ lives. Many people arrive at therapy because they want to develop healthier coping strategies for when they’re in distress, avoiding harmful behaviors like alcohol or drug use, engaging in toxic relationship dynamics, or freezing up during conflict. They want to deepen their relationships while also healing from past traumas, letting go of the past to focus on the present.
The therapists at New Perspective Counseling practice a wide range of therapeutic approaches, which provides clients with the support they need to reach their unique mental health goals. Clients can benefit from Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy as well as mindfulness, yoga therapy, art therapy, or brainspotting. They develop their emotional skills and their ability to navigate their emotions, which can help decrease distress or conflict with others.
At New Perspective Counseling, healing and emotional wellness take center stage. With a skilled team of social workers and counselors, this practice strives to provide clients with an empathetic space to improve their lives and to create healthy change.
Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Abandonment issues - Developing an understanding of one’s abandonment issues, including their origins and how they impact relationships; practicing trust and growing confidence in relationships