Therapist in Southfield, Michigan Tracy Purnell, Therapist

License: LPC

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-64

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Southfield, Michigan Tracy Purnell, LPC

Tracy Purnell, LPC

Tracy Purnell is a licensed professional counselor who has been practicing for over 20 years. Tracy has a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in Counseling from Wayne State University in Michigan.

She provides counseling services to individuals, families, couples, and group. In addition, she provides counseling supervision to limited licensed professional counselors, workshops, and training to organizations. Cognitive Behavior Therapy CBT), Solution Focus, Mindfulness are the primary therapeutic approaches she utilizes, however, she is also trained in the use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Prolonged Exposure Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Tracy has presented nationally on issues related to Trauma, Crisis Interventions and Anxiety and Depression with an emphasis on the African American community. She specializes in women’s behavioral health issues and was recently told by one of her client’s that she helped move her from hopelessness to happiness.

Tracy enjoys a full and active lifestyle. Traveling, crafting, and reading are her favorite hobbies. She takes 3 to 4 trips a year and reads at least one book a month. She is a novice skier and enjoy riding her bike throughout the neighborhood. She also enjoys monthly dinners with entire family, a night out with her friends and weekly date night with her husband.

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


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness


  • Women


  • English



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

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