Mi-shael Taylor, MSW

Mi-shael Taylor, MSW, LLMSW

Therapist

Education

  • B.A in Sociology| Michigan State University
  • Master’s in Social Work | University of Michigan

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Psychodynamic Therapy

Patient Population

  • Families
  • Kids
  • LGBTQ
  • BIPOC
  • Teens
  • Women
  • Young Professionals

Issue Focus

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Mindfulness
  • Relationships
  • Self-Awareness
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma

About Mi-shael Taylor

I believe in the power of storytelling, art and expression as healing agents of change. Therapy is often viewed as intimidating, uncomfortable and wasteful. As a therapist, my main goal is to ensure that you feel seen, heard and that your needs are reflected in our work together. Building rapport and crafting a safe environment is essential to my practice. My hope is that I am able to assist you on your journey of self-exploration, understanding your history, present and help strengthen your outlook for the future. I have a strong desire to help others develop healthy coping mechanisms and supportive tools that will help guide them through treatment and throughout life.

I am a limited licensed master social worker. I have more than five years of experience working in health settings, with individuals, groups and families, LGBTQIA2S+, children / youth and adults, and underserved / marginalized communities.

I completed my undergraduate degree in Sociology, with minors in Health Promotion and Youth & Society from Michigan State University. I obtained my graduate degree from the University of Michigan in Social Work as a clinical scholar.

I have worked in community mental health settings, where I’ve gained training in trauma-informed care, and interventions for conditions including, but not limited to, depression and anxiety. My specific MSW pathway is in Interpersonal Practice: Integrated Health, Mental Health and Substance Use. I am motivated to promote health, wellness and support your continuous growth. I look forward to working with you!

Unique Approach to Therapy

What makes my approach unique? I am regularly asking for feedback from my patients. How is the treatment going? Are we addressing issues you care about? Do you feel you are making measurable progress? At Start My Wellness, we help people actively engage in making therapy as useful and user friendly as possible. We use this feedback to improve treatment methods, guide therapist training and improve overall customer satisfaction. We believe this patient-centered approach makes Start My Wellness world-class.

Specialized & Extended Training

What makes Mi-shael Taylor stand out is her high level of education and experience. She, along with all Start My Wellness therapists, attends at least 120 hours of extensive ongoing training and personal development per year in treating anxiety, depression, work stress, and relationship problems. This rigorous instruction differentiates Mi-shael from others in the field and allows her to provide the highest quality of service to patients.

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Lilli Demetriou
Lilli Demetriou
2022-01-20
I’ve been a patient with Start My Wellness for about 6 months now & I’ve had nothing but good things to say & I recommend to all my friends. They make me feel heard and understood & I am very happy with my service here.
Carlie M
Carlie M
2022-01-19
I have really enjoyed my experience here. I had some trouble finding a therapist that I meshed with before. I had gone through 3 therapists elsewhere and was very discouraged. I began my journey with Start My Wellness with minimal expectations, but those have continuously been exceeded. This is the first therapist who has formed objectives/goals with me, referenced media (apps, videos) that really helped me, and actually taken the time to build a relationship where I feel very comfortable opening up. I am very grateful for my therapist, Brittany.
Samantha Franklin
Samantha Franklin
2022-01-19
Start My Wellness is great! I work with Maria and she is amazing and has helped me improve so many aspects of my mental health, and sometimes even physical. I have recommended this establishment to many of my friends and co-workers and will continue to do so.
Sydney Maus
Sydney Maus
2022-01-19
Start My Wellness is a great resource for your mental health. The admins are incredibly helpful with scheduling, insurance coverage questions and anything else you might need assistance with. So far, I have enjoyed every interaction with the staff.
Alexandra Cobleigh
Alexandra Cobleigh
2022-01-19
I've been seeing a therapist at Start My Wellness for a little under 6 months now and they have been great. I know for me personally, it is hard to take that first step to schedule an appointment. They make it super simple to do and once I did it I was able to meet my therapist the next day. They also accept insurance as well. Overall a great experience and would recommend them to anyone looking to start their mental health journey 🙂
Giles Simmer
Giles Simmer
2022-01-18
Every interaction I have had with the folks at Start My Wellness has been nothing but positive. From their onboarding process to making sure you're connected with the best member of their team, their process is straight-forward and easy to accomplish. Working with someone for the last few months has been a very helpful for me.
CQB
CQB
2022-01-18
Lauren is great !
Erica Villegas
Erica Villegas
2022-01-18
Kim Krummrey is simply amazing. She’s very transparent and listens closely to the information given. My family has been in Kim’s care prior to her new role at Start My Wellness and has been so compassionate to us over the years. Her care definitely leaves an amazing impression.
Eileen McNally
Eileen McNally
2022-01-18
Everyone at Start My Wellness is incredibly friendly. My therapist Jordan has been immensely helpful and is the exact style of therapy I’ve been needing. She asks the best questions, is patient, listens so well and makes me feel extremely comfortable as I process life. I am beyond grateful for Start My Wellness. I highly recommend!!!
Samantha Hodges
Samantha Hodges
2022-01-18
I have met with Stephanie via Zoom and the entire process was so smooth. It is super convenient to be able to meet and set up my profile electronically and not having to worry about traffic or commute time. Stephanie is super friendly and understanding. I highly recommend utilizing Start My Wellness.
Lilli Demetriou
Lilli Demetriou
2022-01-20
I’ve been a patient with Start My Wellness for about 6 months now & I’ve had nothing but good things to say & I recommend to all my friends. They make me feel heard and understood & I am very happy with my service here.
Carlie M
Carlie M
2022-01-19
I have really enjoyed my experience here. I had some trouble finding a therapist that I meshed with before. I had gone through 3 therapists elsewhere and was very discouraged. I began my journey with Start My Wellness with minimal expectations, but those have continuously been exceeded. This is the first therapist who has formed objectives/goals with me, referenced media (apps, videos) that really helped me, and actually taken the time to build a relationship where I feel very comfortable opening up. I am very grateful for my therapist, Brittany.
Samantha Franklin
Samantha Franklin
2022-01-19
Start My Wellness is great! I work with Maria and she is amazing and has helped me improve so many aspects of my mental health, and sometimes even physical. I have recommended this establishment to many of my friends and co-workers and will continue to do so.
Sydney Maus
Sydney Maus
2022-01-19
Start My Wellness is a great resource for your mental health. The admins are incredibly helpful with scheduling, insurance coverage questions and anything else you might need assistance with. So far, I have enjoyed every interaction with the staff.
Alexandra Cobleigh
Alexandra Cobleigh
2022-01-19
I've been seeing a therapist at Start My Wellness for a little under 6 months now and they have been great. I know for me personally, it is hard to take that first step to schedule an appointment. They make it super simple to do and once I did it I was able to meet my therapist the next day. They also accept insurance as well. Overall a great experience and would recommend them to anyone looking to start their mental health journey 🙂
Giles Simmer
Giles Simmer
2022-01-18
Every interaction I have had with the folks at Start My Wellness has been nothing but positive. From their onboarding process to making sure you're connected with the best member of their team, their process is straight-forward and easy to accomplish. Working with someone for the last few months has been a very helpful for me.
CQB
CQB
2022-01-18
Lauren is great !
Erica Villegas
Erica Villegas
2022-01-18
Kim Krummrey is simply amazing. She’s very transparent and listens closely to the information given. My family has been in Kim’s care prior to her new role at Start My Wellness and has been so compassionate to us over the years. Her care definitely leaves an amazing impression.
Eileen McNally
Eileen McNally
2022-01-18
Everyone at Start My Wellness is incredibly friendly. My therapist Jordan has been immensely helpful and is the exact style of therapy I’ve been needing. She asks the best questions, is patient, listens so well and makes me feel extremely comfortable as I process life. I am beyond grateful for Start My Wellness. I highly recommend!!!
Samantha Hodges
Samantha Hodges
2022-01-18
I have met with Stephanie via Zoom and the entire process was so smooth. It is super convenient to be able to meet and set up my profile electronically and not having to worry about traffic or commute time. Stephanie is super friendly and understanding. I highly recommend utilizing Start My Wellness.