Mike Desmarais, MA, LPC

Clinton Township
Verified by GLPG

Education

  • School:
    Oakland University
  • Degree:
    Master of Arts in Counseling

Life is full of difficult challenges that we must all face at different times. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, graduated from Oakland University with a Masters Degree in Counseling, my goal is to improve the ability of individuals, couples, and families to face and overcome those challenges by using an eclectic range of therapeutic theories and practices, all centered around the goals of my clients.

I specialize in assisting families and individuals work through trauma, grief and loss, major adjustments and life changes, self-worth, ADHD, behavior challenges, social deficits, anxiety and panic disorders, and mood disorders. I also have a passion in helping couples and individuals work through topics such as co-dependency, improving communication, loss of identity, existential and life stage crisis, and marital dissatisfaction. In addition, I also have a background in assisting and supporting LGBTQI individuals and their families gain understanding and insight into the difficulties and challenges faced within their family, school, professional, and social systems and meeting those challenges in a healthy manner.

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna/Cofinity
  • BCBS
  • BCN
  • Beacon Health Options (BHO/VO)
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Humana Military (Tricare East)
  • McLaren
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • TriWest (VA/Veteran's Affairs)
  • UBH
We verify your insurance benefits and will provide you with a cost estimate prior to your first session.

Issues

  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bullying
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Financial Stress
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Premarital
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction

Communities

  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Codependency

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)

Types of Therapy

  • Adlerian
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Holistic Counseling
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based

Request an Appointment with Mike Desmarais

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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