Harper West, MA, LLP, is pleased to work with adults, children, families and couples. She specializes in helping individuals improve compassionate self-acceptance, strengthen self-worth, manage fear and shame, and develop mindfulness. For families, she specializes in correcting child and teen behavioral problems by focusing on creating a stronger emotional bond between parent and child, using attachment-based parenting techniques.
Harper has completed two levels of advanced training ing Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFCT) (Externship Training and Core Skills Training)
Harper graduated from Michigan State University and earned a master’s degree in clinical psychology from the Michigan School of Professional Psychology following a career in corporate marketing communications.
She is a contributing writer for the #1 Amazon bestseller and #4 New York Times Bestseller “The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President.” Her self-help book Pack Leader Psychology won an IBPA Ben Franklin Award for Psychology.. Harper is the developer of Self-Acceptance Psychology, which debunks the biological model of mental disorders and offers a new paradigm that reframes emotional and behavioral problems as adaptive responses to fear, trauma, shame, and lack of secure attachment. For more information, go to www.HarperWest.co