Therapist in Brighton, Michigan Mikaela Smith, Therapist

License: LLPC

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-40

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Brighton, Michigan Mikaela Smith, LLPC

Mikaela Smith, LLPC

Mikaela Smith is a Clinical Therapist in Michigan who has been practicing since 2023. She has a Masters of Arts from Oakland University. Mikaela believes change happens when clients are welcomed into a warm, trusting, and collaborative environment free from judgment and biases. Our lives consist of emotional, physical, intellectual, social, and spiritual components that shape who we are and how we experience life. Mikaela strives to utilize all aspects of the human experience to help achieve goals and facilitate change. She encourages clients to seek healing in not only a clinical aspect but also a holistic one as well. Her approach is client-centered, insight-oriented, and trauma-informed.

Mikaela has an eclectic theoretical orientation that utilizes strategies from a variety of theories to best work to meet an individual’s needs, with some being cognitive-behavioral, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Her goal is to increase insight and promote a healthy lifestyle while encouraging commitment to healthy, constructive activities that uphold your values or goals. Mikaela is experienced in multicultural therapy for children and adults with a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, adjustment, trauma, ADHD, childhood behavior, and substance use.

Mikaela is passionate about art and creating things with her hands. She has spent most of her life trying every medium she could get her hands on. From pottery, to painting canvases, to embroidering her own clothes, she loves it all. Mikaela Smith, LLPC Mikaela Smith is a Limited Licensed Professional Counselor in Michigan who has been practicing since 2023. She has a Masters of Arts from Oakland University. Mikaela believes change happens when clients are welcomed into a warm, trusting, and collaborative environment free from judgment and biases. Our lives consist of emotional, physical, intellectual, social, and spiritual components that shape who we are and how we experience life. Mikaela strives to utilize all aspects of the human experience to help achieve goals and facilitate change. She encourages clients to seek healing in not only a clinical aspect but also a holistic one as well. Her approach is client-centered, insight-oriented, and trauma-informed. Mikaela has an eclectic theoretical orientation that utilizes strategies from a variety of theories to best work to meet an individual’s needs, with some being cognitive-behavioral, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

Her goal is to increase insight and promote a healthy lifestyle while encouraging commitment to healthy, constructive activities that uphold your values or goals. Mikaela is experienced in multicultural therapy for children and adults with a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, adjustment, trauma, ADHD, childhood behavior, and substance use. Mikaela is passionate about art and creating things with her hands. She has spent most of her life trying every medium she could get her hands on. From pottery, to painting canvases, to embroidering her own clothes, she loves it all.

Expertise

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • ComPsych
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Health Alliance Plan
  • McLaren Health Plan
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Physicians Health Network (PHP)
  • Priority Health

Interventions

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness

Populations

  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • First Responders
  • Head Injuries
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women

Languages

  • English

Locations

FAQs

Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Mikaela Smith. You can also call 517-882-3732 to have someone assist you.

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