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Therapist in Southfield, Michigan,
Tracy Purnell, LPC

Provider Type: Therapist

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-64

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

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
  • BCBS Michigan
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Care Network
  • CHAMPS Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Health Alliance Plan
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • MultiPlan
  • Optum
  • Physicians Health Plan


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


  • Women


  • English



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