LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics Therapists in Michigan

Find therapists that specialize in LGBTQIA, gender, or sexuality topics provide emotionally safe, comfortable spaces for clients to process through how their identity impacts their lives. They may discuss relationships and relationship dynamics, self-judgements or internalized shame, or dreams for the future in sessions. The following therapists have special expertise in LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics. They provide compassionate care and teach their clients how to enhance their self-love, increase their coping strategies, and set healthy boundaries in relationships.

29 Matching Therapists with Availability

Avni  Panchal's profile picture
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Avni Panchal

Therapist

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Life transitions - Race & cultural identity
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Aziza Aremo

Therapist

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Anxiety - Communication issues - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Stress management
 In-person & online
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Julianne Umbarger

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Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Adolescent mental health - Anxiety - Depression - Relationship issues - Stress management
 In-person & online
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Diane Giancaspro

Therapist

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Anxiety - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Relationship issues - Stress management
Online only
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Alisha Dennis-Brinson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Addiction - Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Life transitions
Online only
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Alyssa Smith

Therapist

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Anxiety - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Self-esteem - Stress management
Online only
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Sonder Counseling plc

Group practice

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Work stress
Online only
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Integrity Modern Wellness

Group practice

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Trauma - Relationship issues - Anxiety - College & graduate student mental health - Mind-body connection
 In-person & online
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Two Brothas Counseling

Group practice

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Couples counseling - Medical professionals' mental health - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Relationship issues - Trauma
Online only
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Nicolette McGahey

Therapist

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Life coaching - Race & cultural identity - Relationship issues - Substance abuse - Trauma
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Lauren Socol Feld

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Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Addiction - Chronic illness - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Mood disorders - Women's issues
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be. psychotherapy

Group practice

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Anxiety - Binge eating disorder - Chronic illness - Phobias & fears - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Blair L Prescott

Therapist

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Caregiver stress & support - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Self-esteem - Sexual harassment & assault - Trauma
Online only
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Jay Tekulve Jackson-Vann

Therapist

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Adolescent mental health - Family issues - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Trauma - Clinical supervision
Online only
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A Shared Path LLC

Group practice

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - ADHD - Anxiety - Depression - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Trauma
Online only
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Jasper Wurster

Therapist

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Anxiety - Gender identity & transgender health - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Trauma
Online only
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Kristina McGillis Shulman

Therapist

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Identity development - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Self-esteem - Substance abuse
Online only
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Symphonie Smith

Therapist

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Family issues - Racism, oppression, and discrimination
Online only
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Amanda Marshall

Therapist

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Autism spectrum disorder - Depression - Trauma
Online only
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CAYA Care Clinic

Group practice

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - ADHD - Anxiety - Chronic illness - Depression - Insomnia & sleep issues
Online only
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Everwell Health and Counseling Services

Group practice

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Anxiety - Life coaching - Self-esteem - Stress management - Life purpose & meaning
 In-person & online
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Phoenix Rising Centers

Group practice

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Racism, oppression, and discrimination - Medical professionals' mental health - Couples counseling - College & graduate student mental health - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health
Online only
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Nichole Wood-Barcalow

Therapist

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Body image - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Values clarification - Anxiety
Online only
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K. Danise Mok

Therapist

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LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Trauma - Gender identity & transgender health - Race & cultural identity - Faith Deconstruction/Crisis/Transition
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Nancy Warnars

Therapist

Accepting clients from Michigan

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Attachment issues - Depression - Stress management - Childhood trauma - Emotion regulation
 In-person & online
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Leigha Ward

Therapist

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LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Anxiety - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Relationship issues - Sexual health & dysfunction - Nonmonogamy, polyamory, and kink
Online only
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Becky Hellwig

Therapist

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LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Borderline personality disorder - Dissociative disorders - Trauma - Childhood trauma - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
Online only
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Louise Wheeler

Therapist

Waitlist

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Postpartum depression - Trauma - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
Online only
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Kathleen Young

Therapist

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LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Emotion regulation - Dissociative disorders
Online only

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FAQs about how to find a therapist in Michigan

How do I find a therapist in Michigan?

Find a therapist near you in Michigan on Zencare. Narrow your search by using filters like insurance, therapy budget specialty, and provider identity. Mental health professionals on Zencare are vetted for their extensive experience treating individual adults, children and adolescents, as well as couples and families. Explore each potential therapist profile to learn more about their specialties, and watch an introductory video to get a sense of their personality. Book a free initial call to find the right therapist for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in Michigan?

Yes, most Michigan health insurance carriers provide mental health benefits that cover therapy. However, the exact amount of coverage will vary based on the plan details and whether the selected provider is in-network or out-of-network with your insurance. If the therapist is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the therapist is out-of-network with your insurance, you may still be able to receive reimbursement after paying the fee at the time of therapy session. If you have a PPO or POS insurance plan, you can likely receive some reimbursement when you see a therapist out-of-network in Michigan. If you have an HMO, EPO, or Medicaid/Medicare plan, you likely cannot receive reimbursement, and would be responsible for the full out-of-network session fee. Note that services designed to treat topics which are not diagnosed mental health conditions, such as couples counseling and life coaching, are not typically covered by health insurance. The potential mental health provider must also be a licensed therapist in your state for the insurance company to cover services.

How do I find an affordable therapist in Michigan?

Therapists located in Michigan offer session fees from <$100/session. To find a therapist who meets your budget, filter by session fee on Zencare. Many therapists offer a sliding scale, or a range of session fees based on financial need to clients who would not otherwise be able to afford typical therapy rates in Michigan. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network therapist, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a therapist in Michigan?

Start your search for an appointment with a therapist in Michigan on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in Michigan require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective therapist will ask about your goals for treatment, and make sure that their skills, specialized training, and scope of private practice are a match for your mental health issues. At the same time, you should assess if you feel comfortable talking with the therapist, as studies show that the most important determinant of successful therapy is the relationship between therapist and client. After an initial call, you’ll typically be given the option to book an appointment with the therapist, or continue your search if it’s not a good fit. At the initial session, you’ll likely discuss the therapeutic process and determine goals for your personal growth. Common therapy goals include learning effective coping strategies to deal with negative feelings, increasing self-awareness, and gaining a deeper understanding and insight into relationship patterns.

How can I find a therapist in Michigan who sees clients after hours?

Find a therapist who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many therapists in Michigan offer appointments outside of traditional business hours. Simply filter by Office Hours under More Filters to choose the time of day that works best for you, whether that be early morning before work, in the evenings, or even over the weekend. After hours sessions are a good option for busy individuals, couples, and families dealing with hectic schedules and who need a flexible option for their mental health care.

How do I find a therapist in Michigan who offers in-person sessions?

Find a therapist who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many therapists in Michigan have resumed offering in-person sessions; you can filter by “In-Person” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for in-office sessions. You can also search by map to find providers in Michigan near you. While some clients prefer in-person sessions because they offer a safe, neutral ground for the session to take place, for the widest range of therapist options, consider expanding your search to also include providers licensed in your state who offer telehealth, or therapy sessions via remote video call.

How do I find a therapist in Michigan who offers online sessions?

Find a therapist who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most therapists in Michigan continue to offer appointments online; you can filter by “Online” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for teletherapy sessions. In order to see a therapist, they must be licensed to provide online sessions to clients living in your state. Online therapy is different from text therapy, or asynchronous therapy; online therapy offers the same consistent relationship with a local Michigan therapist that an in-person session would, with sessions taking place via phone or a video sessions through a secure teletherapy platform. Online therapy sessions are a convenient way to find a therapist near Michigan without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in Michigan?

Start your search for mental health therapy in Michigan on Zencare. Many therapists are quality-vetted for excellence in clinical care. When you’re struggling with your mental health, it might be time to seek professional support in the form of counseling services, couples therapy, or psychiatric medication management. There are a wide range of private practice therapists to choose from in Michigan; consider narrowing your search by criteria like insurance carrier, therapy budget, specialty, or provider identity to find a great fit!

How can I start therapy in Michigan?

Start your search for a great therapist in Michigan on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of Michigan or if you are open to online sessions with a local provider. Also consider how much your therapy budget is, and when you are available for therapy. Then, make a list of priorities for your ideal therapist: do they match your identity, or have expertise in a specific area like anxiety or depression? There is no one reason to start therapy; many individuals in Michigan go see a therapist when they need help to move forward through a difficult time, cope with symptoms of a mental illness such as a mood disorder, navigate life transitions, process relationship difficulties or improve their behavioral health. Use your priorities to filter on Zencare by insurance, speciality, and availability. Look through a few provider profiles to find the therapist you might click with, watch their introductory videos, and book a free call to find a great personal fit!

What kinds of mental health providers are available in Michigan?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in Michigan, including psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health counselors. As long as the provider is licensed in your state, the factor that matters most to therapy outcomes is the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship you build with your therapist. Common types of therapy provided in Michigan include cognitive therapies, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and insight-oriented therapies like psychodynamic therapy. Other providers offer a blend of techniques for a more interpersonal, holistic approach. Some mental health therapists in Michigan also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most Michigan providers are qualified to treat general challenges, like depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem, for concerns such as substance abuse, personality disorders, and eating disorders, consider seeking expert care. Together with your therapist, you’ll build a treatment plan that addresses your reasons for seeking therapy and monitor progress toward your wellness goals and overall well being.

How does paying for therapy work in Michigan?

There are several options for paying for therapy in Michigan. For many people, the most affordable way to seek mental health services is to look for a provider who is in-network with your insurance. Due to high demand and low availability, in-network providers often have long waitlists; to widen your options and start therapy sooner, you might also consider looking for an out-of-network provider. When you see an out-of-network therapist in Michigan, you can ask for a sliding scale if you are unable to afford their typical session fees, or seek reimbursement from your insurance company if you have a PPO or POS plan. For clients who have an insurance plan with a high deductible and low medical costs, therapy costs are often comparable when you see a therapist in- or out-of-network. While paying for therapy can be a substantial investment, it’s also a great way to improve relationships, boost self-esteem, address symptoms of mental illness, and ultimately live a happier, more self-directed life.