Psychologist and Therapist in Canton, Michigan Sameera Ahmed, Psychologist

License: PhD

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 15-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Psychologist and Therapist in Canton, Michigan Sameera Ahmed, PhD

Sameera Ahmed, PhD

Sameera Ahmed is a Clinical Psychologist who has been practicing since 2000. She graduated from Fairleigh Dickson University with a Ph.D. and has taught classes at a variety of universities across the nation. She is also the Director of The Family & Youth Institute (The FYI), a national Muslim mental health research and education institute.

Dr. Ahmed is known for her contributions in promoting Muslim mental health as the co-editor of the Counseling Muslims: Handbook of Mental Health Issues and Interventions, the most cited, internationally known academic book on Muslim Mental health. She is a leading expert on American Muslim youth and has produced numerous groundbreaking publications including The State of American Muslim Youth, Uplifting Black Muslim Youth, Prevalence of Risk Behaviors of US Muslim College Students, and Alcohol Use Among US Muslim College Students. She also serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Muslim Mental Health and has been invited as a subject matter expert to events organized by the White House, Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA), and the Department of Education (DOE). Dr. Ahmed has been cited in numerous media outlets, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Atlantic.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Care Network of Michigan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • ComPsych
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Health Alliance Plan
  • Humana
  • McLaren Health Plan
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • Meridian Health Plan
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Physicians Health Network (PHP)
  • Priority Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Faith-Based Treatment
  • Parenting Skills


  • English
  • Urdu



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

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