Rachelle Whitaker

Accepting Clients

I want to help you learn how to help yourself by getting reacquainted with who you once were so you can learn who you want to be.

Counselor in Shelby Township, MI

  • Individual

About My Clients

I work best with adults who are struggling with family issues, relationship concerns, depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, stress management, parenting and the anger that gets sprinkled in. Like many people, I have struggled in one or more of those areas and can understand how frustrating life gets when it feels out of your control. I've learned that it helps to talk it out and try to process where you're feeling stuck.

My Background and Approach

I'm eclectic when it comes to approaches. I know that therapy is not one size fits all and each "evidence based theory" doesn't work for everyone. I am a person centered therapist (focus is on the client) that sprinkles in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (changing thoughts) and Mindfulness (being in the moment) when it may fit. I have worked with a variety of people in my time. At OU, I worked with the local community on career, anxiety, depression, relationship issues. During my internship, I worked with homeless women and their children in transitional housing in a 2 year program aimed at getting back on their feet. I also helped my fellow interns and volunteers learn the ropes of the program and working in a community agency. I worked for a Community Mental Health Agency where I worked with people with higher intensity levels of mental Illness (Personality disorders, Varied depression and anxiety disorders) as well as helping them get placed in appropriate services.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I 100% believe that we all struggle in life in similar ways and it doesn't matter what you look like, believe, feel, etc. We all need someone to talk to that makes us feel heard, valued, respected, and can help build us up until we can do that building on our own. Sometimes we just need to complain or vent and that's what makes therapy so versatile; we all utilize in our own ways.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • McLaren Health Advantage
  • Priority Health
I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: 6 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $70 - 150/session


248-793-5175 Email Rachelle
4501 24 Mile Rd Suite
Shelby Township, MI 48316

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