Counselors in Michigan

Detroit (1023)Grand Rapids (700)Flint (491)Kalamazoo (399)Lansing (268)
Ann Arbor (225)Jackson (202)Troy (190)Southfield (188)Saginaw (173)Traverse City (170)Farmington Hills (156)Clinton Township (153)Port Huron (148)Livonia (146)Southgate (129)Battle Creek (121)Plymouth (107)Waterford (107)Muskegon (104)Brighton (103)Clarkston (103)Rochester Hills (103)Holland (98)Warren (98)Monroe (97)Pontiac (97)Marquette (93)Adrian (90)Dearborn (87)Westland (87)Portage (86)Sault Sainte Marie (82)Highland Park (79)East Lansing (78)Midland (75)Redford (75)Stanton (72)Benton Harbor (71)Novi (68)Bay City (66)Saint Clair Shores (63)Okemos (60)Royal Oak (60)Negaunee (59)Mount Clemens (54)Shelby Township (54)Lapeer (53)Mount Pleasant (49)Richmond (48)Sterling Heights (46)Saint Joseph (45)Canton (44)Bloomfield Hills (43)Taylor (41)Fenton (37)Owosso (37)Utica (37)Ypsilanti (37)Gaylord (36)Grandville (36)Madison Heights (36)Petoskey (36)Grand Haven (35)Alpena (34)Auburn Hills (34)West Bloomfield (34)Birmingham (33)Mt Pleasant (32)Cadillac (31)Chesterfield (31)Berkley (30)Clinton Twp (29)Howell (29)Caro (28)Ludington (28)Oxford (27)Cassopolis (26)Center Line (26)Ionia (26)Alma (25)Bridgeport (25)Inkster (24)Milford (24)Northville (24)Centreville (23)Lake Orion (23)Coldwater (22)Grand Blanc (22)Wyoming (22)Highland (21)Norton Shores (21)Rochester (21)Fort Gratiot (19)Greenville (19)Ishpeming (19)Sandusky (19)White Cloud (19)Bingham Farms (18)Hillsdale (18)Jonesville (18)Paw Paw (18)Ada (17)Escanaba (17)Jenison (17)Lincoln Park (17)Roseville (17)Tawas City (17)Ferndale (16)Niles (16)Plainwell (16)Saint Johns (16)Wayne (16)Commerce Township (15)Hastings (15)Lambertville (15)Mason (15)Spring Lake (15)Big Rapids (14)Eastpointe (14)Fremont (14)Lowell (13)Vassar (13)Allegan (12)Essexville (12)Three Rivers (12)Zeeland (12)Bad Axe (11)Berrien Springs (11)Grayling (11)Houghton (11)Iron Mountain (11)Manistee (11)Saline (11)Charlotte (10)Ira (10)Memphis (10)Rockford (10)Byron Center (9)Charlevoix (9)Freeland (9)Gladwin (9)Grand Ledge (9)Harrison (9)New Baltimore (9)Oak Park (9)Stevensville (9)West Branch (9)Garden City (8)Millington (8)Mount Morris (8)Saint Ignace (8)Sturgis (8)Benzonia (7)Boyne Falls (7)Cheboygan (7)Hudsonville (7)Manistique (7)Menominee (7)Romulus (7)Baldwin (6)Beverly Hills (6)Boyne City (6)Dearborn Heights (6)Harrisville (6)Kentwood (6)Macomb (6)Saranac (6)South Lyon (6)Wakefield (6)Walled Lake (6)Belleville (5)Davison (5)Grant (5)Grosse Pointe Park (5)Hancock (5)Harbor Springs (5)Hersey (5)Houghton Lake (5)Iron River (5)Otsego (5)Pigeon (5)Richland (5)Saint Clair (5)Temperance (5)Trenton (5)W Bloomfield (5)Albion (4)Algonac (4)Belding (4)Brimley (4)Brownstown Twp (4)Bruce Twp (4)Dowagiac (4)Frankenmuth (4)Hamtramck (4)Harper Woods (4)Huntington Woods (4)Marshall (4)New Haven (4)New Hudson (4)Oscoda (4)Otter Lake (4)Pinckney (4)Reed City (4)Riverview (4)Romeo (4)South Haven (4)Standish (4)Sterling (4)Tecumseh (4)Vicksburg (4)Whitehall (4)Auburn (3)Berrien Center (3)Caledonia (3)Clare (3)Clawson (3)Corunna (3)Davisburg (3)Eaton Rapids (3)Ecorse (3)Hartford (3)Hudson (3)Lake Odessa (3)Lexington (3)Marysville (3)Milan (3)Newaygo (3)North Branch (3)Orion (3)Springfield (3)Swartz Creek (3)Wixom (3)Wyandotte (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 9953 specialists practicing Counseling in Michigan with an overall average rating of 4.0 stars. There are 56 hospitals in Michigan with affiliated Counseling specialists, including Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, Ascension Saint John Hospital and Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak.