Jimmy Ivy, LCSW

Jimmy Ivy, LCSW Verified by GLPG


  • School:
    University of Michigan
  • Degree:
    Masters of Social Work
  • Additional Certificates:

    Education, B.S.


  • English

Jimmy Ivy received his Bachelor's in Education from Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan, and his Master's in Social Work from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Jimmy's concentration in his master's program was interpersonal, specializing in children, youth, and families. Jimmy was also a part of a specialized program titled "Detroit Clinical Scholars". This specialized program was a federally funded training program designed to prepare graduates with skills to deliver quality behavioral health services to underserved racial and ethnic minority children in integrated healthcare settings. Furthermore, Jimmy was a part of the Parenting In Context Research Group. This research group was a community-based intervention that focused on the role of fathers in promoting family and child well-being.

I believe therapy provides a uniquely powerful context for personal and relational growth. Working as a collaborative team we can address life's challenges and pursue the healthy changes important to you. I aim to provide a high-quality and down-to-earth approach that frees you to approach life with new hope and focus.

Jimmy has worked in school, juvenile justice, abuse and neglect, psychiatric hospitals, and community mental health settings. Jimmy's diversified professional background has allowed him to interface comfortably with a plethora of cultures and races. Jimmy's diversified background has also allowed him the experience to treat and care for individuals with many different mental health disorders; including but not limited to Mood, Anxiety, Neurodevelopment, Substance Abuse, Trauma-related, and Impulse Control Disorders.

Jimmy uses a Person Centered-Strengths based approach when treating clients. Jimmy believes that all clients have strengths and qualities, and they're experts in their own life. Jimmy uses evidence-based practices/ interventions when treating and assisting clients in overcoming challenges.

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • BCN
  • Cash/Private Pay
  • Cigna/Evernorth
  • Cofinity
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • UBH
  • Ulliance EAP
We verify your insurance benefits and will provide you with a cost estimate prior to your first session.


  • Addiction
  • ADHD (Adults)
  • ADHD (Kids)
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bullying
  • Career Counseling
  • Child Abuse
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Codependency
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Financial Stress
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Social Anxiety
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Teen Violence
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss


  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Blind Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive / Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Vegan Allied
  • Veterans


  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Depression

Session Types

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

Age Specialty

  • (11 to 13) Preteens / Tweens
  • (14 to 19) Adolescents / Teenagers
  • (20 to 64) Adults

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Biofeedback
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Court Ordered
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Holistic Counseling
  • Integrative
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Music Therapy
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychodynamic
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused