Dr. Wayne Simmons, PHD

Dr. Wayne Simmons, PHD

Clinical Psychology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
Dr. Wayne Simmons, PHD is a clinical psychologist in Traverse City, MI and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of Detroit in 1979 and specializes in clinical psychology and forensic psychology.Read his story

2226 S Airport Rd W Ste A

Traverse City, MI 49684

Contact Information

(231) 947-2442

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Dr. Simmons' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Simmons "I am a licensed clinical psychologist with nearly 40 years experience. I trained in the Detroit area, attended the University of Detroit and completed a double internship at Detroit psychiatric Institute. I moved Traverse city nearly 30 years ago. I maintain an active practice with children, adolescents, and adults. I strongly believe it is essential that rapport and a connection occur between a doctor in any patient with whom they are working. That is an essential component of psychotherapy, and increasingly neuro developmental research supports the critical component of the relationship"

2  Specialties

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Forensic Psychology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Simmons does not have any board certifications listed.

10  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • ADHD Testing
  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Behavior Modification
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Grief Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Marital Counseling
  • Pediatric Counseling
  • Psychological Testing
  • Relaxation Therapy
  • Stress Management

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Michigan State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • University Of Detroit
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Detroit Psychiatric Institute
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Lakewood Child Therapy Training Program
    Other Education | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Simmons has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Simmons has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Simmons' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Simmons to family and friends
14 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Simmons' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

i thought he was very understanding and extremely helpful with my daughter
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The office and setting are very comfortable and calming. I found Dr. Wayne Simmons to be invested in my well being. He is easy to talk to, a caring empathetic listener who received me with acceptance and understanding; fostering a trusting therapeutic relationship where working through various...more
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Super easy to talk to, very friendly. Doesn't feel like a therapist, more feels like a friend who is helping you out with your problems.
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Office is centrally located and easy to find. Comfortable environment, large picture window with calming nature view during session.. Dr Simmons and his staff are genuine with being welcoming & friendly. By far best office location if you wish to keep more private about your visits. He is very...more
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Easy to talk to, very efficient with knowledge specific to your session.
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