Harper West, MA, LLP

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  • School:
    Michigan School for Professional Psychology
  • Degree:
    Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology
  • Additional Certificates:

    Completed Externship and Core Skills training in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy

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 in 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

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna/Cofinity
  • BCBS
  • BCN
  • HAP
  • Humana
  • McLaren
  • UBH
  • VA CCN
We verify your insurance benefits and will provide you with a cost estimate prior to your first session.


  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child Abuse
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Codependency
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Premarital
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma and PTSD


  • Body Positivity


  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Self Esteem
  • Anxiety

Session Types

  • Couples
  • Family Therapy with Adults
  • Family Therapy with Kids
  • Individuals

Age Specialty

  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)

Types of Therapy

  • Attachment-based
  • Compassion Focused
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused

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We will do our best to match you with the therapist you've requested. Due to limited scheduling availability, we cannot guarantee they will be available. However, we will do our best to provide alternative options if needed.

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