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Therapist in Brighton, Michigan,
Abby Usher, LMSW, IMH-E, Clinical Supervisor

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 0-65+

Therapist in Brighton, Michigan, Abby Usher, LMSW, IMH-E, Clinical Supervisor

Abby Usher, LMSW, IMH-E, Clinical Supervisor

Philosophy

People change when they feel heard, understood and cared about! Therapy is about creating a safe, reflective space for clients to gain insight and increase their reflective capacity.

Personal Statement

Therapy is about creating a safe, reflective space for clients to gain insight and increase their capacity to reflect on themselves, their experiences, and their relationships. My job as a therapist is to partner with you to help you work toward your goals and reach your highest potential. My specialty is infant mental health, which focuses on kids’ healthy development in the context of safe, secure caregiving relationships. I use attachment-based strategies to help parents process their early childhood experiences and relationships and explore how those impact their current reality and parenting style. Babies have a unique way of reminding us of our hopes and dreams, but also of our painful experiences. Its important that parents get the support they need to process their own histories and manage stress so that they are better able to understand their children. Children grow best when they feel loved, safe, and understood…and the same goes for parents!We are all in need of some support! If you are looking for a safe ear to listen, a fresh perspective, some new skills, or simply someone to hold space for all the feelings you are having- please, give me a call. We dont have to do all of it alone. We were never meant to. “Brene Brown”

About Me Interview

My family and I love jet-skiing together!

I grew up riding horses, and owned my own horse when I was in high school

I’m a die-hard Grey’s Anatomy fan

Walking outdoors is my favorite way to relax

Education

  • M.A. Social Work, University of Michigan
  • Fully Licensed Social Worker, State of Michigan
  • IMH-E (Infant Mental Health) Level III
  • Member of Michigan Association of Infant Mental Health (MI-AIMH)

Treatment Areas

  • Abuse/Domestic Violence
  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Challenges
  • Childhood Behavior Issues
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss
  • Infant Mental Health
  • Mindfulness

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • BCBS Michigan
  • Blue Care Network
  • Blue Care Network MCR ADV
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of MI MR Advantage
  • CHAMPS Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • Compsych
  • Health Alliance Plan
  • McLaren
  • Mclaren Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Railroad
  • MediNcrease
  • New Avenues
  • Optum
  • Physicians Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Priority Health Care Medicare

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