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Therapist in Brighton, Michigan,
Christie Young, LMSW

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 18-65+

Therapist in Brighton, Michigan, Christie Young, LMSW

Christie Young, LMSW

Philosophy

I believe that anxiety does not have to control your life! I seek to create a supportive, empathetic relationship with my clients in order to help them reduce the suffering in their lives and learn new skills. I implement an integrative approach to best suit each client.

Personal Statement

I love working with people who are looking to make positive changes in their lives. My goal is to partner with my clients and support them along their journeys. I have specialized experience helping those with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), social anxiety, and phobias. My favorite treatment methods to use with clients include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), DBT-informed therapy, Exposure & Response Prevention (ERP), and Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC). Above all, I strive to use all of the clinical skills I have to best meet my clients unique needs.

About Me Interview

What do you love doing more than anything in the world?
Spending time with family and friends (especially eating food that I didn’t have to make)!

What is the self-care strategy you use most often?
Mindfulness

What was your dream job in elementary school?
I wanted to work with animals!

What is your favorite movie of all time?
The Proposal

What is your ideal vacation? Has it happened yet?
Hawaii — not yet!!

What is the most delicious meal you can imagine?
Surf and Turf. And lots of ice cream.

Education

  • Master of Social Work, University of Michigan
  • Licensed Master of Social Work, State of Michigan

Treatment Areas

  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Challenges
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Depression
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias/Fears
  • Post Partum Depression/Anxiety
  • Self-Injury/Harm

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
  • MULTIPLAN
  • New Avenues
  • Optum

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