Kirsten Honkala, LCPC

Kirsten Honkala, LCPC Verified by GLPG

Education

  • School:
    Siena Heights University
  • Degree:
    Master of Arts in Counselor Education

Kirsten Honkala is a person-centered therapist with experience treating anxiety and trauma-related disorders as well as substance use and addiction. She received her Master's in counselor education from Siena Heights University in Adrian, MI while raising her four children. She is known for her calm demeanor and ability to adapt quickly to meet the client's needs, using a blend of cognitive-behavioral therapies, as well as motivational and creative therapies. Kirsten has diverse experience, having worked in mental health community agencies, medical case management, residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment, and providing DUI education classes. She spends her free time making art, doing home improvement projects, and hanging out with her husband and their fur-babies. She is vibrant, warm, engaging, and creative. Kirsten works with a variety of clients from children as young as 6 years old, adolescents, adults, couples, and families.

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna/Cofinity
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Ulliance EAP
We verify your insurance benefits and will provide you with a cost estimate prior to your first session.

Issues

  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Borderline Personality
  • Bullying
  • Career Counseling
  • Child Abuse
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Financial Stress
  • Grief
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Premarital
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Social Anxiety
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction

Communities

  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Veterans

Specialties

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Addiction
  • 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)
  • Elders (65+)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Court Ordered
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused