Counselors in Michigan

Detroit (1018)Grand Rapids (672)Flint (484)Kalamazoo (377)Lansing (242)
Ann Arbor (201)Jackson (194)Southfield (172)Troy (171)Saginaw (169)Traverse City (160)Farmington Hills (154)Port Huron (147)Clinton Township (142)Livonia (139)Southgate (128)Battle Creek (124)Waterford (107)Rochester Hills (104)Pontiac (103)Monroe (102)Muskegon (101)Brighton (99)Plymouth (98)Holland (97)Warren (92)Marquette (88)Westland (87)Adrian (86)East Lansing (80)Dearborn (78)Sault Sainte Marie (78)Clarkston (76)Midland (75)Redford (74)Bay City (73)Highland Park (73)Portage (72)Benton Harbor (67)Novi (63)Okemos (62)Royal Oak (59)Stanton (59)Negaunee (55)Mount Clemens (55)Saint Clair Shores (52)Shelby Township (52)Clinton Twp (52)Mt Pleasant (51)Sterling Heights (51)Lapeer (47)Richmond (46)Bloomfield Hills (46)Saint Joseph (43)West Bloomfield (40)Taylor (40)Canton (39)Birmingham (36)Cadillac (35)Gaylord (35)Auburn Hills (35)Petoskey (34)Ypsilanti (34)Owosso (33)Mount Pleasant (33)Grand Haven (33)Utica (33)Madison Heights (33)Berkley (30)Grandville (29)Alpena (29)Chesterfield (28)Fenton (28)Oxford (27)Ludington (27)Bridgeport (26)Wyoming (26)Howell (25)Cassopolis (24)Northville (23)Inkster (23)Ionia (23)Grand Blanc (23)Centreville (23)Center Line (22)Alma (22)Caro (21)Rochester (20)Hillsdale (20)Sandusky (20)Lake Orion (20)Coldwater (20)Milford (20)Commerce Township (19)Paw Paw (18)Saint Johns (18)Bingham Farms (18)Ada (18)Niles (17)Greenville (17)Mason (17)Wayne (17)Fort Gratiot (17)Escanaba (17)Norton Shores (17)Jonesville (17)Roseville (16)Lincoln Park (16)Jenison (16)Essexville (15)Plainwell (15)White Cloud (15)Eastpointe (14)Tawas City (14)Vassar (14)Big Rapids (13)Three Rivers (13)Hastings (13)Lowell (13)Lambertville (13)Grayling (12)Ishpeming (12)Spring Lake (12)Houghton (12)Allegan (12)Memphis (12)Charlotte (11)Zeeland (11)Bad Axe (11)Highland (11)Berrien Springs (11)Saline (10)Charlevoix (10)Manistee (10)Fremont (10)West Branch (10)Ira (9)Freeland (9)Oak Park (9)Mount Morris (8)Iron Mountain (8)Ferndale (8)Rockford (8)Saint Ignace (8)New Baltimore (8)Gladwin (8)Menominee (8)Harrison (8)Romulus (8)Garden City (7)Macomb (7)Wakefield (7)Grand Ledge (7)Manistique (7)Sturgis (7)Stevensville (7)Byron Center (7)Cheboygan (7)Millington (7)W Bloomfield (6)Belleville (6)Hancock (6)Trenton (6)Boyne Falls (6)Richland (6)Hersey (6)Benzonia (6)Grosse Pointe (6)Kentwood (6)Grant (6)Dearborn Heights (6)Harper Woods (6)Corunna (6)New Haven (5)Tecumseh (5)Otsego (5)Beverly Hills (5)Harrisville (5)Houghton Lake (5)Iron River (5)Marshall (5)South Lyon (5)Baldwin (5)Belding (5)Saint Clair (5)Reed City (5)Davison (5)Saranac (5)Brimley (4)Huntington Woods (4)Algonac (4)Wyandotte (4)Orion (4)South Haven (4)Dowagiac (4)Oscoda (4)Otter Lake (4)Walled Lake (4)Walker (4)Standish (4)Pigeon (4)Romeo (4)Sterling (4)Vicksburg (4)Pinckney (4)Frankenmuth (4)Davisburg (4)Brownstown Twp (4)Temperance (4)Roscommon (3)Farmington (3)Swartz Creek (3)Hartford (3)Fruitport (3)Ecorse (3)Berrien Center (3)Lake Odessa (3)Caledonia (3)Newaygo (3)Springfield (3)Bruce Twp (3)Eaton Rapids (3)Marysville (3)Dexter (3)Hamtramck (3)North Branch (3)Ithaca (3)Nunica (3)Clawson (3)Harbor Springs (3)Albion (3)Lexington (3)

Learn more about Counselors

A counselor provides support and guidance to individuals, couples, families, and groups. Counselors work in a variety of settings to help people work through or overcome their personal, social and psychological challenges. A counselor who offers primarily mental and behavioral health counseling may be known as a mental health counselor or therapist. Guidance counselors help people with their educational and career goals.

The practice of counseling varies depending on the counselor’s specialty, setting and patient. In general, a counselor may:

  • Provide individual, group, family, and couples/marriage counseling
  • Provide school and career planning guidance
  • Advocate for patients and certain populations, such as abused women, children, and the disabled, to help them overcome institutional and social barriers
  • Perform risk assessments and personality tests
  • Evaluate and develop counseling plans for their patients, re-evaluating and modifying these plans as needed
  • Provide coping skills and therapeutic techniques to patients, such as breathing techniques, talk therapy, and the use of visual imagery
  • Collaborate, refer, and consult with other professionals, such as teachers, psychologists, social workers, and psychiatrists
  • Involuntarily commits patients in emergency situations

Many different types of healthcare professionals can practice counseling, including licensed counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, and psychologists. Counselors may also be known by the following names: therapist, psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, and guidance counselor.

There are 9609 specialists practicing Counseling in Michigan with an overall average rating of 4.1 stars. There are 54 hospitals in Michigan with affiliated Counseling specialists, including Ascension Saint John Hospital, Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital and Beaumont Hospital, Farmington Hills.

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