Counseling Services in Detroit, Michigan

Our licensed therapists help people in Detroit, MI and throughout Wayne County live happier and more fulfilled lives.​

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Make Relationships Better

Your relationships don’t have to be in turmoil to benefit from couples or family counseling. Therapy can take a good thing and make it great. When it comes to your relationships, our trained therapists can help you strengthen your bond with loved ones through improved communication, intimacy and trust-building. Scheduling an appointment!

Learn to Thrive at Work

The workplace is commonly cited as a source of stress and anxiety for most individuals in your community. Start My Wellness allows you to discuss these workplace challenges in a judgment-free zone. Our counselors and therapists can help you navigate these struggles by giving you the tools you need to communicate in a healthy way, assert your needs and identify patterns that may have been working against you. Scheduling an appointment!

De-Stress & Excel at School

Students of all ages can take advantage of our mental health counseling services to overcome daily stressors related to school. Whether it be a change in routine, a heavy workload, or social pressures, a qualified therapist can help you work through these life challenges in the most effective way. Don't delay scheduling your first appointment!

Conveniently located on 9 Mile, between Wrenson and Leitch Roads, you can find our office just east of Woodward and close to Downtown Ferndale. Whether you need assistance overcoming a difficult experience, dealing with anxiety or depression, or simply want to improve the quality of your life, our highly-skilled and licensed counselors will work with you to achieve your goals.

We are accepting new patients and offer phone, virtual or in-person appointments.

Questions? Please call 248-514-4955

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Licensed Therapists

All of the therapists on the Start My Wellness team are licensed to practice in Michigan.

Insurance Accepted

We accept most major insurance plans and are in-network with BCBS, HAP, McLaren and Aetna.

Specialized Training

Our therapists attend hours of ongoing training, allowing them to provide the highest quality counseling services.

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Free Consultation

Nervous about starting therapy? Contact us to schedule a free, friendly, phone consultation.

Flexible Scheduling

We offer weekday, evening, and weekend appointments to fit around your busy schedule.

100% Confidential

Everything you discuss with a therapist in your counseling sessions is totally confidential.

Meet Our Therapists

Lauren Anderson, MSW, LLMSW
Lauren Anderson, LLMSW

Therapist

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Patient Population

  • Teens, Young Professionals

Issue Focus

  • Depression, Mindfulness, Relationships, Self Confidence

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Dr. Anton Babushkin, PhD, LMSW - Therapist & CEO Wellness Psychotherapy
Anton Babushkin, PhD

Therapist/CEO

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Psychoanalytic Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy

Patient Population

  • Adults, Families, Kids

Issue Focus

  • Anxiety, Depression, Quality of Life / Satisfaction, Relationships, Work / Career Issues

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Care Network, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Therapist Stephanie Beaton, MSW, LLMSW at Wellness Psychotherapy
Stephanie Beaton, MSW
Therapist

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Therapy

Patient Population

  • Adults, Young Professionals

Issue Focus

  • Anxiety, Career Goals, Mindfulness, Relationships, Self Confidence, Sexuality, Stress

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Psychoanalytic Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy

Patient Population

  • Adults, Couples, Families, Teens, Kids

Issue Focus

  • Divorce/Separation, Grief, Marital Issues, Parenting, Relationships

Insurance Accepted

  • Private-Pay-Only
Marcy Palmer Broder
Jacob Chmara, MA

Therapist

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Humanistic Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy

Patient Population

  • Adults, Teens

Issue Focus

  • ADHD, Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Relationship Issues, Life Transitions

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Brittany Christopher, MA, LLPC
Brittany Christopher, MA

Therapist

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

Patient Population

  • Children, Teens, Young Professionals, LGBTQ

Issue Focus

  • Depression, Anxiety, Mindfulness, Relationships, Self Confidence, Trauma

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Mikel Gojcaj - Therapist | Psychotherapist Near Me - Wellness Psychotherapy
Mikel Gojcaj, MSW

Therapist

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Psychoanalytic Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy

Patient Population

  • Adults, Families, LGBTQ, People of Color, Teens, Women, Young Professionals

Issue Focus

  • Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Life Transitions, Marital Issues, Relationships, Self Confidence, Work/Career

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Psychoanalytic Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy

Patient Population

  • LGBTQ, People of Color, Young Professionals

Issue Focus

  • Sexuality, Trauma

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Lindsay Hall - Therapist | Psychotherapist Near Me - Wellness Psychotherapy
Lindsay Hall, MSW

Therapist

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior therapy (DBT)

Patient Population

  • Adults, LGBTQ, Women

Issue Focus

  • Anxiety, Depression, Empowerment, Relationships, Self Confidence, Trauma

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Dr. Kim Krummrey, DNP, FNP-C
Kim Krummrey, DNP, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Medication Evaluation & Treatment

Patient Population

  • Adults, Kids, Teens

Issue Focus

  • Anxiety, Autism, Depression, Medically Complex Children, Medication Management, OCD

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Nosa Obaseki
Nosa Obaseki, MS
Therapist

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Humanistic Therapy

Patient Population

  • Adults, Teens, People of Color, Young Professionals

Issue Focus

  • Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, Relationships, Self Confidence, Trauma, Work/Career

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Mubeen Qureshi - Therapist | Psychotherapist Near Me - Wellness Psychotherapy
Mubeen Qureshi, MSW

Therapist

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Psychoanalytic Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy

Patient Population

  • Adults, Families, Minorities, Young Professionals

Issue Focus

  • Anxiety, Career Goals, Depression, Developing Strengths, Empowerment, Grief, Parenting, Relationships, Self Confidence, Stress, Trauma

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Therapy

Patient Population

  • Adults, Families, Teens, Kids

Issue Focus

  • Anxiety, Career Goals, Depression, Grief, Life Transitions, Relationships, Self Confidence, Stress, Substance Use/Abuse

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Maria Samayoa
Maria Samayoa, MS

Therapist

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Psychodynamic Therapy

Patient Population

  • Adults, Teens, Young Professionals

Issue Focus

  • Anxiety, Depression, Self-Confidence, Relationships, Trauma, Grief, Mindfulness, Life Transitions

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Sadfah Shohatee, MSW, LLMSW therapist start my wellness
Sadfah Shohatee, LLMSW

Therapist

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Therapy

Patient Population

  • Adults, Families, Women, People of Color

Issue Focus

  • Depression, Relationships, Trauma

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Sadfah Shohatee, MSW, LLMSW therapist start my wellness
Bre Sullivan, MA, TLLP

Therapist

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Humanistic Therapy

Patient Population

  • Adults / Older Adults, LGBTQ+, People of Color, Teens, Women, Young Professionals

Issue Focus

  • Anxiety, Depression, Self-Confidence / Esteem, Relationships, Trauma, Grief and Loss, Mindfulness, Life Transitions, Stress

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Scott Tomey, MS - Therapist | Therapist Psychotherapist Near Me - Wellness Psychotherapy
Scott Tomey, MS

Therapist

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Therapy

Patient Population

  • Adults

Issue Focus

  • Anxiety, Depression, Developing Strengths, Healthy Lifestyle, Trauma

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Therapist Stephanie Beaton, MSW, LLMSW at Wellness Psychotherapy
Jennifer Wims-Madden, PMHNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Psychodynamic Therapy

Patient Population

  • Adults, Young Professionals, LGBTQ, People of Color, Women

Issue Focus

  • Medication Management
  • Adult Mental Health

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield