Therapy Services in Ferndale, Michigan

Looking for therapy in Ferndale, MI? Our highly-rated therapy practice, located in Troy, helps people in your community live happier and more fulfilled lives everyday! We look forward to meeting your in our office on E. 9 Mile!

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Improve Your Relationships
From couples to individual and family therapy, our therapy services can benefit anyone wanting to deepen and heal their relationships. Our trained therapists will provide you with the tools necessary to build and maintain healthy relationships while emphasizing the value of self-love. Strengthening your connection with yourself is a vital first step in strengthening your relationship with your loved ones, and Start My Wellness can assist you with taking that next step. Schedule a therapy session today!
Learn to Thrive at Work
Most people experience stress in the workplace. However, job-related stress can quickly escalate into serious health concerns including anxiety and depression if not properly managed. Here at Start My Wellness, we understand the negative impact that workplace stress can have on your quality of life, and we are committed to helping you overcome these challenges with our professional mental health and therapy services. Make an Appointment Today!
De-Stress & Excel at School
Stress and anxiety are two of the biggest threats to the mental health of students today. While there is a such thing as a healthy amount of stress, this little stress can snowball into extreme levels if not properly addressed. Our highly-skilled and knowledgeable therapists can work with you to develop healthy coping strategies for long-term success in both school and throughout life. Schedule your first appointment today!

Conveniently located on 9 Mile, between Wrenson and Leitch Roads, you can find our therapy office just east of Woodward and close to Downtown Troy. 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 therapists 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 Providers

All of our therapists, counselors and healthcare practitioners are licensed to practice in Michigan.

Insurance Accepted

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

Specialized Training

Our team of healthcare providers attends hours of ongoing training, allowing them to provide the highest quality services.

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Free Consultation

Nervous about starting therapy? Have questions? Get a free 15-minute call with a therapist before you begin.

Flexible Scheduling

We offer weekday, evening, and weekend in-person and telehealth appointments to fit around your busy schedule.

100% Confidential

Everything you discuss with our office staff or healthcare providers will be kept completely 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
Stephanie Beaton, MSW
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
Jacob Chmara, MA
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
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

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, MSW
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
Nosa Obaseki, MS
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, MSW
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, MS
Maria Samayoa, MS

Therapist

Specialties

Type of Therapy

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

Patient Population

  • Adults, Young Professionals

Issue Focus

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

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Amanda Tanner, DNP, FNP-C
Amanda Tanner, DNP, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Specialties

Type of Therapy

  • Medication Evaluation & Treatment

Patient Population

  • Adults, Kids, Teens

Issue Focus

  • ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Medication Management

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna, Blue Care Network, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Self-Pay
Scott Tomey, MS
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