How to Find a Therapist

Finding the right therapist for you can be difficult. Part of the challenge is the national shortage of healthcare professionals in almost every specialty. There are simply not enough highly qualified therapists available for the number of people looking to improve their quality of life through therapy. Another issue is affordability, some therapists do not accept insurance or do not accept many new patients. These factors create structural barriers to accessing care.

Let’s say the above are not an issue for you. How do you know if the person you scheduled an appointment with is actually the right therapist for you? There are many factors to consider and weigh and it helps to make an informed decision. Check out our user guides below, to help you make the important decision about which therapist may be the best fit for you at this time.

Check back for updates and special topics such as, “how to choose the right therapist for your child,” “how to choose the right therapist for helping you with ADHD” and “how to choose the right psychiatrist/medication prescriber.” While here you’re please be sure to check out the Start My Wellness therapist page to get to know our growing and highly trained team of therapists.

Select a How-To Guide Below...

Understanding ACE Scores

Understanding ACE Scores

For individuals who may have been affected by trauma, understanding your score and working with a licensed clinician is the first step to addressing unresolved pain and receiving essential support.

read more
Cultural Impact on Modern Relationships: A Deep Dive

Cultural Impact on Modern Relationships: A Deep Dive

Navigating relationships can be particularly challenging when cultural differences are involved. These differences influence everything from communication styles and values to expectations around family involvement and gender roles, which may possibly lead to misunderstandings and conflicts.

read more

Watch Video Shorts About Therapy...

Make an Appointment

To get started with Start My Wellness, schedule an appointment online or call 248-514-4955. During the scheduling process, we will ask questions to match you with the therapist who will best meet your needs including service type, emotional symptoms and availability.

Call (248) 514-4955


Therapy Services in Southeastern Michigan

At Start My Wellness, we connect patients in with high-quality therapists and counselors devoted to helping people redesign their mindsets so they can live better lives.